There are 12 golf courses in Lexington, Kentucky and 5 are municipal courses. There are also another 18 golf courses within 20 miles of Lexington, including 15 public, 0 municipal and 3 private courses.
The oldest course in the Lexington area is the Lexington Country Club which was designed by Tom Bendelow and opened in 1901.
The longest course is Keene Run At Keene Trace Golf Club, which is 7,159 yards. Idle Hour Country Club is rated the best course near Lexington. The following courses have won various awards: Kearney Hill Golf Links, Champion Trace At Keene Trace Golf Club, Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club.