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6505 Bethany Ln
Valley Station, KY  40272-3757
United States
P: (502) 937-9228
F: (502) 937-7692
https://louisvilleky.gov/content/sun-valley-golf-course
Sun Valley Course

18 hole regulation length course

Municipal golf course

71 par | 6,386 yards | 122 slope

71.5 rating

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Sun Valley Golf Course


The 18-hole "Sun Valley" course at the Sun Valley Golf Course facility in Valley Station, Kentucky features 6,386 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 122. Designed by Benjamin J. Wihry, ASGCA, the Sun Valley golf course opened in 1961. Barry S. Basham manages the course as the Golf Professional.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Beverages Available (1) Cart Included (1) Food Available (1) Friendly Staff (1) Good For Beginners (1) Great Deal (1) Pro Shop (1) Putting Green (1) Walkable (1)

Reviewed June 14, 2019

The front nine at Sun Valley is traditional. If your handicap is low, your in business. Take your score from nine holes into the clubhouse, have a drink and a brat, then go home. The back nine is the exact opposite. Oddly positioned tees and “I think I cans”, will have you wondering where your score went before you cross back over Bethany Lane. Yes, it’s a goat path. Stay away from swamps and bunkers and you’ll be fine. If your a pro, pick another course. If your new to the game Sun Valley is your joint. This is a great course for showing an interested friend the game.


Beverages Available Cart Included Food Available Friendly Staff Good For Beginners Great Deal Pro Shop Putting Green Walkable
Reviewed October 25, 2010

Stay away, stay far, far away. Is this the worst course in the state of Kentucky? Can't say as I haven't played all the courses in the state but I can say that it's the worst I have played. Would rather play The Crossings or even Maplehurst. Can't say anything positive about the course, layout, staff, bunkers, tee boxes, or anything else. I'm sure I won't be missed there but I won't be back.

Reviewed November 06, 2008

Reviewed August 07, 2008

Well I have played this course a lot, and have seen a lot of things I don't like but I have thing I do like to so here goes. Bunkers: CRAP, usually have water in them and they just are bad. Tee Area: You need a hammer for your tee, like playing on concrete. Fairway: Most are pretty damaged, but the entire course is really damaged.

Reviewed July 08, 2008

Pretty decent course. The front nine and back nine are completely different designs. The front nine was built in the early 60's and the back nine was built in the 90's. The front nine is your typical municipal design. Flat with some tree lined fairways, very easy. The back nine is more modern. A whole lot of hazards to hit into. Water comes into play on every hole except for the 11th hole. Requires a lot of different shots and demands accuracy off of the tee. Fun course.

Reviewed October 09, 2007

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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 David H. 49 94 45 06/18/08
2 Will B. N/A 54 54 07/20/09
3 Tom Y. 20 79 59 09/06/07
4 Kevin G. 27 95 68 06/15/07
5 Anthony B. 28 96 68 11/02/08
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Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
14 Chris B. N/A 88 88 06/08/19

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Sun Valley Golf Course

Golf Only facility

18 regulation holes

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Barry S. Basham, Golf Professional
Dan Hayes, Superintendent
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