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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6925 yards
Slope 139
Rating 72.7

Course Details

Year Built 2004
Fairways Bent/Blue Grass
Greens Bent/Blue Grass
Architect Rick Jacobson (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collard shirts ; No cut-offs permitted

Reviews

2.5
4 Reviews (4)
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What could have been

I went to college in nearby Lexington, and our team practiced a lot at Vista Links. The Rick Jacobson layout is actually excellent, though these days, it's hard to tell, given the weedy fairways, horrendous tee boxes and decent but shrinking greens.

At its best, the course was a thrill ride, with firm fairways and one of the best sets of par fives anywhere. Now, years of suspect management and waning demand for golf have left it on life support. I hope it returns to its heyday, but that might be wishful thinking. Still, if you're in the area and don't mind the scruffy conditions, you'll enjoy Vista Links.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Good layout, terrible shape.

This course is in BAD shape, as the city has no money for upkeep. This was a BEAUTIFUL track when it opened up. It is quite a shame how bad it is now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Needs lots of work.

The greens were EXCELLENT. Grass way too long on tee boxes. Fairways are uneven and knobby creating horrible lies.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Needs work

crab grass in the fairways, or what looks like fairways. its struggling

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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