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2.4
81 Reviews (81)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
18
Conditions
2.1
Value
2.8
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.4
39.4%
Recommend this course
49 out of 81 reviews
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2.1
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
1.8
Value
2.5
Layout
2.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.1
StaffFriendliness
3.5
20.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 10 reviews
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2.0
11 Reviews (11)
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Conditions
1.7
Value
2.4
Layout
2.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.2
StaffFriendliness
3.5
18.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6473 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.1
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Lone Oak Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6473 yards 70.1 123
White 72 6182 yards 69.0 120
Red (W) 72 5506 yards 71.3 123
Red 72 5506 yards 67.0 116
Scorecard for Lone Oak
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 70.1/123 384 551 365 326 167 458 490 169 380 3290 411 204 327 298 529 518 324 214 358 3183 6473
White M: 69.0/120 W: 70.1/125 367 523 346 307 149 440 477 152 368 3129 399 195 311 288 515 497 314 191 343 3053 6182
Red M: 67.0/116 W: 71.3/122 350 425 328 288 128 369 361 140 355 2744 392 185 295 275 404 472 302 111 326 2762 5506
Handicap 5 7 11 17 13 1 9 15 3 2 6 16 18 8 10 14 4 12
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 4 3 4 4 5 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 9 13 17 15 1 11 7 3 4 2 16 18 10 6 8 14 12

Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect Buck Blankenship (1962)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

2.4
81 Reviews (81)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Beginners 8
Seniors 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8

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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good enough

Course was tough and play speed was great. Most times felt like no one else on the course even though there was. Course could use a little love as greens were rough and fairways were only just fair. Loved the course.. would come back but for a lower cost. Not a $30 course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Needs work

This course was so dry it was like playing on turf. The greens were nearly impossible because of all the dead grass. Its really a shame because this course could be really good if it just had some upkeep. We got it on a hot deal so we payed about $20 after taxes, and still I feel like it was too much for what the course was playing like. They also ran out of carts so my buddy had to wait for his when we first got there.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is a pass

They are closing this course later this year in October. Consequently, the rough has not been mowed recently. My playing partner and I spent far too much time looking for golf balls that otherwise would be visible. The greens were in good shape but the rest of the course was not.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

You get what you pay for, I guess

Cheap, but that's about it. We called ahead of time since we were arriving late, but we were only playing nine holes and they supposedly close at 9pm so after calling first and being assured it would be fine, we thought it would be. We arrived at around 6:25. We had to check out and load up the cart which took another 10 minutes. After playing 7 holes on an unspiring course with tall fairways, rough greens, and massive craters in the cart path, around 8:20 we were informed that they were closing and it was time to leave. (Despite others still in front of us) They were also kind enough to inform us that it should not take two hours to play 9 holes (at this point it had been less than two hours and we only had two to go). They also told me we had to have checked in before 6pm, despite my phone call from Lexington taking place at 5:50. We apologized and remarked that we thought they closed at 9 and had more time, and they said they expect the cart back by 8:30 which was not communicated to us at any point. Then after abandoning the hole and parking our cart we were given grief about a small amount of trash being in it, despite it being full of empty beer cans when we got it. All in all, it was cheap, but I'd rather spend $6 more at Thoroughbred in the same city and not be made to feel like I'm not welcome, or not good enough to play at the course. Customer service is the big downfall here, your course is not even close to good enough to treat your guests this way. Will not be back.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good weather, poor course

Tee boxes played like the rough. Teeing up the ball still felt like hitting the driver off the deck. Fair ways were very patchy with bare hard spots everywhere. Rough cut was aweful with old grass clippings everywhere making finding a ball just 5 yards in the rough nearly impossible. Greens were fair. Bunkers were nothing more than raked dirt/mud pits. Cart paths, when they existed were cracked, buckled from tree root expansion, and had major holes: Borderline dangerous to drive on. Overall would not recommend this course.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Better courses available - I do not recommend

First off, if you’re in here you’re looking for deal. So, that’s my main critique for this course. The price for 18 holes is $24 I believe, so it’s usually cheaper just to pay there during the week, including tax. That’s not a terrible price, however other courses in Lexington offer the same price (or cheaper) for a round on a course with much nicer conditions. I didn’t want to write a review, but time and time again I’m disappointed. Their best deal are cheap buckets of balls on the driving range. In terms of course conditions, every fairway has been overtaken by weeds or dryness - you’re lucky to get a great shot off the fairway. I don’t believe the 4 greens on the back nine have been repaired yet. Greens do not roll true, however take my opinion with a grain of salt as I’m not a professional. Much of the staff is nice, and the others, well, certainly aren’t. They do not offer memberships, which is terribly baffling.

Long story short, find a better course 5 miles down the road. Lone Oak is not absolutely terrible, but I can’t recommend the course compared to what else is out there. Oh, and good luck finding a ball.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Flooded

4- holes had recently been under water and they put the pins in the fairways. Which are still dormant. The course is a couple of months away from being in good shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Eh

Maybe a good course at one time?

Shouldn’t be able to lose a well hit ball in the fairway multiple times throughout the day. Greens look to be in good shape but are rugged as well.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Very Impressive

This is an absolute GEM! This course is beautiful, and the staff is extremely friendly. Well worth the 25 minute drive from Lexington to play. This was not my first time playing there, and it sure won’t be my last.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible greens

Most of the Fairways and tee boxes were ok but the greens were in such bad shape that they made putting very difficult nor could the greens be read. There were no notes or information when I booked the tee times so I didn’t know what poor shape the course was in until we arrived to play today. I paid for all three players up front and couldn’t get refunded even if I had requested. Will definitely not return to play lone oak golf course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good and bad

In short many of the back nine greens need major repair. The cost of playing should have been half or less. Honestly it’s terrible. They need to be ripped up and reseeded.
The course was nice in other areas but to charge full price was unfair. I like the course but it needs some work back there. Better to skip those holes and replay some of the other holes.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens in TERRIBLE shape

I will not be playing this course in remaining 2018;
it will take that long for the greens to be maintained
properly; they are in BAD shape !!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappounting

This course has really declined in the past couple of years. Crabgrass has infiltrated many fairways, the rough that was mowed was covered with long deep strips of dried clippings. Several greens were plagued with mold.

Not worth even the GolfNow rate we paid today.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great for the price

I think this course is better than some reviews indicate. It isn't the best course in the world, but it is very playable and I think a fun course for the price. I'll be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyed this round

Lone Oak Golf Course was in great shape. The greens were moderately fast, the fairways grass is beginning to thicken to it's summer standards, and the rough was mowed low enough so that balls on errant shots could be located. Friendly staff, and friendly members.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor course conditions

This is the first course I played where I tried not to hit the fairways. The course is in very bad shape. I recommend playing anywhere else.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Course still has some fairways that the grass hasn't completely grown in , but still well worth the money . It will be in nice shape in a couple of weeks .

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always Enjoy Playing Lone Oak

The fairways hadn't "greened up" yet, but were very playable. Greens were in great shape for April, and there was even sand in a few of the bunkers. There are rough spots here and there, but I think you always have to go back to the price to play. I've played at courses that charge twice as much, with similar issues. Looking forward to going back to Lone Oak several times over the course of the summer. It's just challenging enough for a golfer of my skill level, with a few "easy" holes mixed in with some holes that even scratch golfers would likely bogey more times than not.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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