Lakeside Golf Course

18 Hole / Par 72 / 7,067 yards

If you have any questions call (859) 263-5315.

Book a tee time online.

Golf courses are open.

Important course operational updates:

  • Tee times can be booked over the phone or in person, we are accepting in person payments at this time
  • One player riding per golf car. Those living in the same household may ride together.
  • Due to limited tee time availability, all players booked at the same time will be paired together.
  • Driving Ranges are now open daily from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Prepackaged drinks, snacks and merchandise available for purchase. Prepared food is currently unavailable
  • Pro shops are open
  • All golfers will be expected to maintain social distancing standards and not gather in groups.
  • Last available 18 hole tee time is at 3:30 p.m. each day and 5:30 p.m. for 9 holes
  • The 45 minute mark of every hour is reserved for walking only due to limited golf car availability


New rates take effect Aug. 1, 2020.

  Weekday Weekend
Standard rates    
18 hole fee $21 $25
Junior fee $11 $14
Senior fee (age 57+) $12  
Ladies $12  
Twilight* $15 $20
9 hole fee $15 $17
UK/Transylvania students $16  
Military/veteran $10 $10
Disabled $16 $22
LFUCG employees $16  
Seasonal rates (Winter) $12 $17
Cart Rental $17  
Club rental $16  
Pull cart rental $5.50  
Range $7  

*Twilight times vary depending on the time of year.

Course description

Course layout

Course scorecard

Lakeside Golf Course is a local favorite. It opened in July 1970 and is situated on approximately 185 acres, adjacent to Jacobson Park and Jacobson Lake. It features large greens, rolling terrain and the longest par-5 in the state at more than 600 yards. Other amenities at the course include a pro shop, banquet space, a snack bar and a full line practice facility that includes two tees and three practice greens.

Group events and corporate outings

Lakeside Golf Course 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 banquet space, a clubhouse patio and catering services. A full list of available amenities and services 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) 263-5313.


Nine & dine couples golf

Fun Friday evening of golf, dinner and a drink at Lakeside Golf Course. Couples will play in teams of four in a scramble format with relaxed rules and fun in mind.   Couples can sign up with a couple they would like to play with. If you don’t have a couple to play with, we will join you up. Play nine holes of golf followed by a nice meal and a drink. Prizes will be awarded for different contests on the course. Some of the most fun you will have on the course and meet some new golfing friends.

Tee time: 6 p.m. shotgun start
Cost: $65 per couple
Dates: May 3, 17 & 31  |  June 14 & 28 | July 12 & 26 | August 9 & 23 | September 6

Night golf

Casual night golf events

Golf after dark? If you have never played night golf, it is some of the most fun you will have ever on a course. Book your foursome for a spot in one of our three casual events. Just like regular golf but at night; not a competitive format. For those interested in a competitive night golf event, see our Day to Night Tournament scheduled for June 15. Included in your fee are nine-holes with cart and two-night golf balls. Extra balls can be purchased if necessary night of the event.

Tee time: TBD Shotgun Start (15 minutes before dark)
Cost: $35 per player (includes two-night golf balls)
Dates: May 18 | July 13 | August 10

Ladies events

Ladies chip & sip

Ladies this is a perfect opportunity to grab some friends and have a fun evening on the course at Lakeside. This event is designed for groups of ladies with varying abilities. We highly encourage to find some friends who have maybe only played a little but don’t get a chance to play much or even brand new beginner golfers and let them experience a fun evening of golf, friendship and some wine. The format will be a four-player scramble played from 100 yards and in on all holes. There will be wine tasting on the course followed by a reception after golf with wine and appetizers.

Tee Time: 6 p.m. shotgun start
Cost: $40 per player
Dates: May 11 | June 29 | July 27 | August 17  

Men's league

Tuesday night men’s league

Grab your golfing partner and join us for our Lakeside Men’s League sessions. Five, 4-week sessions will be conducted throughout the season. Play in one or play in them all. Teams will consist of two-players and competition will consist of different formats each week. Players will win weekly prizes and have a chance to earn points toward winning overall grand prizes.

For more details and frequently asked questions, please visit our Lakeside Men’s League page.

Session 1
April 2, 9, 16 and 23

Session 2
May 7, 14, 21 and 28

Session 3
June 11, 18, 25 and July 2

Session 4
July 16, 23, 30 and Aug. 6

Session 5
Aug. 20, 27 and Sept. 3 & 10