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466 Bay Hill Dr
Benton, KY  42025-6583
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Marvel Course

18 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

71 par | 6,843 yards

Recommend this course: +0 -0

Marvel Golf Course

The 18-hole "Marvel" course at the The Marvel Golf Club facility in Benton, Kentucky features 6,843 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. Designed by Arnold Palmer/Ed Seay, ASGCA, the Marvel golf course opened in 2005. Chris S. Gray, Sr. manages the course as the Superintendent.

Course Reviews

This course hasn't improved since the initial reviews in 2007. I can't believe how horrible the conditions are.

DO NOT GO to this course.
Their website advertises this course as a Palmer design course, and yet Palmer Design's website doesn't list this as one of his courses....hmmm?

The cart paths still aren't done. We found weeds growing on the tee boxes that were taller than the tee box markers. Fairways that were more dirt than grass, and other spots where the lawnmower left nice lines of clippings all through the fairway. And the greens...they were like playing on shag carpeting. Incase you don't believe me. here's a link to the pictures we took less than 2 weeks ago.


Save your money. Horrible condition.

Getting There

Really nice layout, new and rough around the edges but worth a play. Challenging holes, beautiful scenery. Lots of bunkers, not a lot of water in play. Clubhouse nearly finished (April 2007), cart paths not paved yet, a bumpy ride. Will be great in 3 years.

should grow up well

new course that i hope will continue to mature. fun to play with some very well designed holes.

Go find this Course

This course is worth the effort to find. Great new course at exceptional value. Some rough edges because it is new. Club house is not finished (November 2006). Great design that uses the natural hills and landscape wonderfully. Challenging yet fair, large bent grass greens. Lots of character to this course.


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  • Overall
  • Latest Scores
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Tim H. N/A 47 47 06/01/10
2 John R. 36 106 70 09/25/09
3 John R. 36 111 75 04/15/10
4 John R. 36 112 76 04/23/10
5 John R. 36 115 79 11/22/09
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Tim H. N/A 47 47 06/01/10
4 John R. 36 112 76 04/23/10
3 John R. 36 111 75 04/15/10
5 John R. 36 115 79 11/22/09
2 John R. 36 106 70 09/25/09

Golf Course Information

About The Marvel

The Marvel Golf Club

Community facility

30 tees driving range

18 regulation holes

Awards at The Marvel

No recent major awards have been noted.

Tournaments of The Marvel

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Course Staff

Chris S. Gray, Sr., Superintendent
Wade Wells, Golf Professional
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