Kearney Hill Golf Links

18 Hole / Par 72 / 7,062 yards

If you have any questions, call (859) 253-1981.

Book a tee time online

Important course operational updates:

  • Tee times can be booked over the phone, in-person, or online.
  • Due to limited tee time availability, all players booked at the same time will be paired together.
  • Kearney Hill driving ranges are open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk.
  • Food, drinks and merchandise are available for purchase.


New rates take effect Jan. 1, 2024.

  Weekday Weekend
Standard rates    
18 hole fee $32 $38
Junior fee $18 $21
Senior fee (age 57+) $24  
Ladies $23  
Twilight* $23 $28
9 hole fee $23 $28
UK/Transylvania students $24  
Military/veteran $15 $15
Disabled $24 $29
LFUCG employees $24  
Seasonal rates (Winter) $19 $25
Cart Rental $18  
Club rental $16  
Pull cart rental $6  
Range token $4  

*Twilight times vary depending on the time of year.

Course description

Kearney Hill Golf Links is a premier public golf course, located in northwest Fayette County. It is a Scottish links-style course, characterized by deep sand and grass bunkers, sparse trees and open, rolling terrain. The specific landscape makes wind a prominent factor when playing Kearney Hill.    

Golf Digest Magazine has ranked Kearney Hill as one of the top 10 courses in Kentucky and the course has hosted many esteemed golfing events throughout the years. Some of the national events held at Kearney Hill include the Senior PGA Tour, the Celebrity Players Tour, the PGA Junior Tour Series and both the Men’s and Women’s Amateur Public Links Championships. Additionally, the course hosts many local and state championship tournaments. 

Kearney Hill was designed by famous golf course architects Pete and P.B. Dye, who have designed many other unique and highly-acclaimed courses around the country. Some of their other courses include the PGA West Stadium Course in Palm Springs, California, the TPA at Sawgrass in Palm Beach, Florida and the Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana.

Kearney Hill is open year-round, except for Christmas Day, from 8 a.m. until dusk. Tee times can be reserved up to 7 days in advance by phone at (859) 253-1981.

Group events and corporate outings

Kearney Hill Golf Links is available to host: 

  • Corporate outings
  • Charitable events
  • League play
  • Family reunions and other group events

In addition to a quality golf experience, the facility offers a banquet room and grill with an outstanding caterer that can handle any food and beverage needs. A full list of available amenities is below. All events are customizable and rates are dependent on use of amenities, dates and group sizes.

For more information or to schedule an event, contact (859) 253-1981.

Audubon certified sanctuary for golf

As a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, Kearney Hill Golf Links has made a commitment to protect and preserve the natural heritage of this unique location. This award-winning education and certification program helps golf courses enhance natural habitats and features, improve efficiency and minimize the potential harmful impacts of course operations.

For more information on the program, go to the Audubon International website.