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Horse-racing and golf - two sports that started for the privileged but have spread to the masses - have a few things in common. Ever tried a 'horse race' on a golf course? You can, writes Jason Scott Deegan.
Charlie Vettiner Golf Course near Louisville is one of the area's nine metropark golf courses. It's very affordable and a good value for the price. Many of the holes feature very tight fairways, especially the par-4 13th hole, which plays to a blind landing zone tightly sitting between trees.
With elevated tees, picturesque par 3s and outstanding conditioning, Heritage Hill is one of the most popular daily fees in the Louisville, Ky. area.
The resurrection of Drake Creek Golf Club has been exemplary. Its design is fun and interesting, rewarding precision, control and temperance. It's a thinking-man's course with quirks that will peel away layer by layer during each additional round played.
Kentucky knows hoops and horse racing, but don't forget the golf scene, particularly in the city of Louisville and the surrounding area. From Jack Nicklaus' Valhalla to Fuzzy Zoeller's Covered Bridge to Heritage Hill -- the Bluegrass state has plenty of great golf.
At Golf Advisor, we're less concerned with where state dignitaries such as Rick Pitino, John Calipari and Ashley Judd play their golf and more interested in where the top public courses can be found. Here are the 10 top-rated Kentucky courses in 2014.
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