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Conditions
4.9
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6844 yards
Slope 125
Rating 73.0

Course Details

Year Built 1990
Golf Season Year round
Architect Steve Smyers

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
102 Reviews (102)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Best Value in Louisville

Nevel Meade in my opinion is the best value course in Louisville area! The upkeep of the course is on par and even better than some private courses here. It has a friendly layout that doesn't punish players while still posing unique challenges. Very friendly staff that make the experience even better. Highly recommend playing here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 191
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Indy Advisor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Solid Links Style Course

Nevel Meade is in solid shape for this time of year (December). Was lucky to get out to test the links style course on a chilly day, and had the course mostly to myself. I could see it being a brute when windy and in firm/fast condition. Greens were winter-slow, and I could see them being a fun test in season.

Layout was interesting, and it looks like aside from building the traps and water on #6 there wasn't much change to the rolling landscape. No trees in play, and only that water feature on #6. Lots of elevation change on the back, and a few blind tee shots along the way, so you likely need to play it a couple times to know your lines. Would recommend it to anyone around the Louisville area, and I'll be back in season.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best deal in town !

This course is always in great shape. The fairways are wide and the greens are large. The layout is beautiful. The pro shop has a good selection of golf merchandise. The pro is fairly new, but has made great changes to the club in a very short time. He’s always thinking of new ways to improve the course. He’s constantly introducing new games and tournaments that include members and non-members.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the top munis in the area

I believe that every golfer in the Louisville area should play Nevel Meade at least once a year. It’s my favorite course in the area outside the top 4 or 5 private courses.
It is an incredible Smyers design featuring various types of holes, sizable elevation changes on almost every hole, contoured greens, and a rare taste of bent fairways to the region. It is a challenging course due to its large elevation changes, including blind tee shots on multiple holes, contoured greens, large bunkering, elevated greens, penalizing hay grasses for big misses, and wind exposure due to no trees on the course. It includes tough half par holes and very scoreable holes including the fun 6th and 16th, and joke of a par 5 18th.
Hard course to walk, golf carts contain GPS, definitely worth a visit at least once a year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value for a Great Course

Absolutely loved this course. The course was in excellent condition and really enjoyed the links layout. Interesting mix of holes including the unique Par 4 16th. I will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Nice course unfriendly staff

The only reason they are receiving 3 stars from me is because the course is in great shape and always challenging but fun to play. Unfortunately they don't have the staff to match. We were only a twosome but they let a six players in one group play in front of us for most of the front 9 when we made the turn I mentioned to employees in the clubhouse and his reply was not only rude but arrogant. The customer service really should be reevaluated its very disappointing.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 65
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Tennessee Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Did not dissappoint

I played here many times while on business and last played 5 years ago. Back in the area again and I couldn't wait to play. It did not disappoint.

The course was in very good condition and the greens were well maintained. The layout was as challenging and fun to play as I remembered. The car ride to the course was also a pleasurable trip through classic Kentucky.

I hope to be back again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worth the drive ....just outside of Louisville, great staff and course

Fairways and greens in excellent condition . Pace of play , 3 hrs 40 min with early tee time . Driving range and top notch carts with GPS. Staff extremely friendly and wanting to insure you have a good golf experience! Well stocked pro shop with clothing and shoes. Links course layout that you will enjoy playing! Don’t miss an opportunity to play Nevel Meade !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing course

Today was the first time I’ve ever played the course as I was always intimidated by the tall grass surrounding every fairway. Let me tell ya, that course was in such great shape and so good, that I will become a member soon! Great facility and Robert, the PGA pro, was awfully kind!

Plus I shot the lowest round I’ve ever played, so I have to be a big fan!!

Response from on 07/31/2018:
Hello acpope10, thank you for the five-star review, We are glad you enjoyed our course and found our staff friendly. Great playing and we hope to see you again at Nevel Meade Golf Course!
Played On
Reviews 83
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Course is in great shape.

Typical link style course. Some blind shots. Some doglegs. Fast greens, in great shape. Fairways are plush. Nice practice area. Easy to find, just off the interstate.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 07/26/2018:
Hello ribeyeman, thank you for the five-star review. We are enjoyed our course layout and had an excellent golf experience. Thank you for visiting Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a Gem

Nevel Meade is one of my top 3 favorite courses in the area. Great course layout that makes you really think about club selection instead of just pulling driver on every tee box. Greens were very soft and receptive, yet they rolled very quickly compared to others I’ve played recently. Wish this was so much out of my way going home, but it’s always worth stopping to play for the value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 07/26/2018:
Hello, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had an excellent golf experience. Thank you for playing Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

the macpherson foursome

great track in good condition with semi quick greens and country club fairways

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 07/16/2018:
Hello garymacpherson, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course conditions and had a great golf experience. Thank you for visiting Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course but pace of play poor

Great course,great condition, great weather. The only drawback was pace of play. 5+ hours is inexcusable when previous rounds here has only taken 4 hours at the most. Will still be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 07/13/2018:
Hello Blukatt1234567890000, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course conditions and we appreciate your feedback on the sub par pace of play. We escalated your feedback to the appropriate departments. Thank you for visiting Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 07/10/2018:
Hello lschevitz, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had a great experience. We also appreciate your rating on our pace of play. Thank you for visiting Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 07/10/2018:
Hello lschevitz, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had a great experience. We also appreciate your rating on our pace of play. Thank you for visiting Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Quality course with exceptional customer service

Every single time I visit my hometown in Kentucky, I try to play at Nevel Meade. The staff is incredible and so helpful anytime you need them. The course is always in good shape and I’m never disappointed in the quality of the course! Highly recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout in great shape

Played a quick morning 18 friendly staff. Nice layout. Great conditions on fairways amd greens. And GPS on the cart too! I will be back again next time i visist kentucky.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from on 07/09/2018:
Hello peteco66, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and found our staff friendly. Thank you for playing Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

One of the Best in Louisville

In my opinion, Nevel Meade ranks near or at the top of golf courses in and around Louisville. Tees, Fairways, Greens, Bunkers were all in perfect condition and the rough is very manageable. We played on a Hot Deal for $40 on a Friday morning so the pace of play was outstanding. they have a practice putting green and nice driving range to warm up before the round. Their are several tee box choices to choose from for every level of golfer. The carts have a GPS readout on them that we found very useful. There aren't any hole layouts, just Front, Middle, Back yardages. Ultimately, if you are looking for a beautiful, fun course, this is one. You will not be disappointed if you choose to play at Nevel Meade. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 07/05/2018:
Hello Duvy, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course conditions and affordable rates. Thank you for playing Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice golf course

Beautiful golf course. Very challenging.
Here are the drawbacks:
* No beer.
* Greens were pretty beat up.
* There is NO shade. It was humid the day we played, but not overly hot. A 95 degree day on this track would be brutal.

I will definitely play it again. The entire foursome enjoyed the challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from on 07/02/2018:
Hello u868404602, thank you for the four-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had a great experience. We also appreciate your feedback on not serving beer, on the greens, and on the lack of shade. Thank you for playing Nevel Meade Golf Course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 06/27/2018:
Hello bohood08, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at Nevel Meade Golf Course. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
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