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Mineral Mound

Mineral Mound

48 Finch Ln Eddyville, KY 42038-0489 URL:   Course Website

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This peaceful setting on the shores of Lake Barkley is historically linked to the author F. Scott Fitzgerald. The property was once the farm of Willis B. Machen, grandfather of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. It’s not hard to imagine the serene, Gatsby-style era from this park, with idyllic days of playing golf and cruising the lake. You need imagine no longer; the park now has a challenging 18-hole, par-72 golf course! The front 9 holes are situated in a wooded area and many of the back 9 holes are flanked by lake views. A pro shop offers rental carts, clubs and golf merchandise. The park also has a picnic area, a fishing pier and a boat ramp. Situated along the shores of Lake Barkley, Mineral Mound State Park Golf Course is a great place to spend the day and present a challenge to all level of players. The front 9 holes are situated in the native hills and forest area of historical Lyon County. The No. 4 hole offers long uphill shot making. The back 9 offers beautiful lake views with several holes flanked by water. The No. 11 plays over a lake inlet. The facility has a magnificent new golf shop that offers scenic views from atop a hill overlooking Lake Barkley. Public boat ramp and picnic areas are available to enjoy a day of relaxation and enjoyment. In 2009 Golf Digest magazine ranked the course #5 as the "Best Courses You Can Play."

Course Information for Mineral Mound

Facility Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
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Mineral Mound Information:
General: 18 hole regulation length course
Municipal golf course
Designed by Dr. Michael Hurdzan, ASGCA/Dana Fry, ASGCA
72 par, 6,930 yards
73.0 rating, 127 slope
Park facility

Staff: Contact: Curtis Gamblin, Park Manager


Eddyville, KY

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Mineral Mound 4.3 5 20 20
Great Lake course The course was well designed with every hole presenting a new challenge. The course over looked the water on multiple holes making the course beautiful. The greens were in great shape. The fairways had a few missing spots but overall was in great condition. I loved the course and would recommend it to anyone. August 14, 2014
tough course Great course same rough spots in fairways, greens in good shape. August 4, 2014
Good, but not a must play Course is in pretty bad shape this year in spots. Lot of bad spots in fairways. Bunkers were in horrible shape. Great scenery and wildlife. Decent layout except for hole #4 which is borderline unfair and a few holes on the back nine which are nearly identical (dogleg left with fairway bunkers.) I wouldn't consider this a must play in western KY anymore like it used to be. July 27, 2014
Good course but not a must play Greens in great shape as usual with scenic views of the lake. Not the best layout on the back 9 with 3-4 holes nearly the exact same (dogleg left with 2-3 fairway bunkers.) #4 is borderline unfair. Snaked, narrow fairway that slopes into the woods on both sides. Fairway mostly in good shape, love the way the ball sits up. Bunkers are really an eye sore. Looks like they havent been attended to in weeks. Overall a good course but not a must play. July 26, 2014
awesome course I have played 7 rounds here in the last 2weeks. Everywhere there was a bad place in the fairway they seeded and covered and now it's back. Greens are good as always and now the courses is drying out adding an extra challenge making it one of the best courses in the state July 22, 2014
Great Value I was surprised to find some very scenic holes around the lake. The fairways were a little chunky in spots. Overall, we were very pleased with the round. July 14, 2014
Great Layout, Fairways ARE SLOPED!!! Played here many times, and the fairways are not in the best shape on a few holes right now, but that is the case all over in this area. Greens are in excellent shape, probably rolling about an 11-11.5, maybe 12 on some, but they were very receptive to well-struck iron shots. Narrow driving holes(especially when you factor in the 45 degree slope of the fairways on a few). My rangefinder became my most prized club in my bag. Good course though, will be excellent when the fairways come all the way back. Not a course to walk, if you do, i really hope you have your will up to date! July 11, 2014
Outstanding Layout This is a Must play course in Western Kentucky. Exceptional layout, good condition. July 9, 2014
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