Golf

Course History

In the late 1970s, when the Country Club of Paducah embarked on the concept of a new golf course, they went to the top for a course designer. The choice was Robert Trent Jones, Sr., who is credited with making golf course architecture an art form. Jones built or remodeled some of the most famous courses in the United States and in the world. He is credited with 400 courses in 45 states and 35 countries, with more than 36 of them at one time host to a national or international championship.

 

According to Jones’s profile on the World Golf Hall of Fame, his philosophy was “to make every hole a hard par but an easy bogey.” The hallmarks of Jones’s designs include greens reflecting a subtle contour, numerous pin positions, large tees that allow golfers numerous choices of setup, and a “fanatical devotion to preserving the land’s natural beauty.”

 

Course Play

The natural beauty of Paducah is certainly evident at the Country Club of Paducah course. Zoysia tees and wide, bermuda fairways provide a tight playing surface to approach the bentgrass greens that are framed by 39 white sand bunkers and 6 lakes.  From the longest tees, it presents 6,915 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course rating is 73.9 with a slope rating of 136. The non-equity course is available to members and to guests accompanied by members.

 

Click here for a Hole by Hole Photo Gallery.

Click here for the Course Layout

 

Pro Shop

Stylish apparel, accessories, and a full range of golfing equipment are available at the Pro Shop. Trained and knowledgeable staff are available to help with selection of all items. Numerous items are available with the Club logo, and we also offer items with the UK logo for all our members who are Wildcat fans. Gift certificates, tournament prizes, and corporate gifts can be purchased conveniently at the Pro Shop and gift wrapped while you take to the course or continue to shop.

 

Hours of Operation, April 1 – October 1

Driving Range
8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturdays & Holidays
Close at 6:30 on Sundays
Closed on Mondays

Golf Shop
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays
Closed on Mondays

 

Golf Contacts
Jason Stilley, PGA Professional
Larry C. Hantle, Golf Course Superintendent

 

Jason Stilley – PGA Professional
Jason graduated in 1990 from Marion High School in Illinois.  He then attended John A. Logan College from 1990-1992.  While attending John A. Logan, Jason won 5 of 9 tournaments in his sophomore season.  One of those wins was the Region XXlV Junior College Championship.  Jason was the first golfer in school history to win the event.  After graduating from John A. Logan, he received a scholarship to play for Southern Illinois University.  In 1995 Jason earned his Bachelor of Science degree in University Studies and Liberal Arts from SIU-C.
 
In 1995 he became the assistant golf professional at Crab Orchard Golf Course under the direction of PGA Head Professional Steve Heckel. In 1997 Jason was inducted into the John A. Logan Volunteer Hall of Fame.  In 1999, he became the 1st assistant at the Country Club of Paducah under the direction of PGA Head Professional Todd Trimble.  As the 1st assistant, Jason won the Kentucky Section PGA Assistants Championship and was named the 2000 Kentucky PGA Assistant of the Year.
 
In 2002, he became a member of the PGA of America and in 2003 Jason became the PGA Head Golf Professional at the Country Club of Paducah.  He is a 3 time National Club Professional Championship Qualifier and won the  Kentucky PGA Section Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in 2008.
 
Jason has attended numerous teaching seminars including Teaching the Teachers conducted by Hank Haney and the Teaching and Coaching Summit conducted by the PGA of America.  Some the instructors present have been David Ledbetter, Randy Smith and Stan Utley.  Jason is a certified club fitter with Ping, Titleist, TaylorMade, Cleveland, and Adams.
 

The Score Card

 

2014 Golf Handbook - REVISION COMING SOON

 

2014 Golf Events

 

2014 Golf Rates

 

2013 Turf Advisory Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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