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Bull At Boone's Trace, The
859/623-4653
175 Glen Eagle Blvd
Richmond , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Pioneer Golf Course
606/625-6405
2091 Kingston Hwy Bldg 529
Richmond , KY
Type
Military
# of Holes
9

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The Bull At Boone's Trace
(877) 662-4653
175 Gleneagles Blvd
Richmond, KY
 
Berea Country Club
606/986-7141
128 Lorraine Ct
Berea , KY
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
9

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Connemara Golf Links
606/885-4331
2327 Lexington Rd
Nicholasville , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Jack Ridge

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Arlington Golf Center
606/622-2207
1510 Lexington Rd
Richmond , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Madison Country Club
606/623-6468
Red House Rd
Richmond , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Gibson Bay Golf Course
859/623-0225
2000 Gibson Bay Dr
Richmond , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Dr. Michael Hurdzan

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Champions Golf Club, The
606/223-7272
20 Ave Of Champions
Nicholasville , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Arthur Hills

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Peninsula Golf Resort
606/548-5055
200 Club House Dr
Lancaster , KY
Type
Resort / Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1997
Course Architect
Pete Dye

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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