Kenton County Golf Courses

3908 Richardson Rd,

Independence, Kentucky 41051

  • Office

    +1 (859) 371 3200
  • Fax

    +1 (859) 371 0616

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Fox Run: undulating terrain (complusory cart). Willows: undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb. The Pioneer: gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Willows course: Dr Michael Hurdzan (1976).
    Pioneer course: Taylor Boyd (1968).
    Fox Run course (now closed): Arthur Hills (1992).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6734
5749
5131
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.6
71.9
68.5

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Willows course. Also at Kenton County is the 18-hole Pioneer course (par-71; 5,966 yds from back tees; rating 68.2).

Location

Latitude:

38.969820

Longitude:

-84.582689

How to get there:

11 mi S of downtown Cincinnati.

Kenton County Golf Courses

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1968

Kenton County Golf Courses: once home to three 18-hole golf courses, Kenton County's Fox Run course was closed in 2019. This left the Michael Hurdzan-designed Willows course, and the shorter (5,996 yard) Pioneer course to be enjoyed by local golfers.

The well-rated Willows layout, offers a tree-lined and open parkland course that should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

List of courses: Kentucky

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: $50 (golf cart included).

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Willows and Pioneer courses are located in Kenton County Public Park, a large recreational area 10 miles southwest of Cincinnati and the Ohio River.

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