Ashland/Boyd County

Convention & Visitors Bureau

Ashland/Boyd County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 

1509 Winchester Ave.

Ashland, KY 41101

 

telephone:

606.329.1007

800.377.6249

 

Sue Dowdy

Executive Director

 

email:

aacvb@visitashlandky.com

 

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Diamond Links Golf Club

This 18 hole golf course was built in 1989. The bermuda grass fairways are lined with bent grass roughs. The course offers few sand traps and water hazards. The course is a fully public and is open year round.

18 Hole – Par 71 – 5,912 Yards

 

St. Rt. 3, 200 Fairway Dr., Catlettsburg

606-928-5335

 

Sandy Creek Golf Course

This public, short, and hilly course has some elevated greens. The most difficult hole is No. 4, a 320-yard, par 3, requiring a shot over a large hill to the green. Appropriate golf attire required. This course has several amenities to offer such as chipping area practice bunker, and a teaching pro. No alcoholic beverages

18 - Hole – Par – 5,538 yards

 

9701 Meade Springer Rd., Meads

606-928-6321

Owner and PGA Professional: Rich Mahar

www.sandycreekgc.com

 

Austin Hills Golf Course

The 9-hole course in Ashland, Ky. opened in 1961. This short and hilly course has some elevated greens. The most difficult hole is No. 3 because you have to shoot up and over a hill to the green. This bent grass course has an array of obstacles and traps.

9 Hole – Par 33 - 2,009 Yards

 

4135 St. Rt. 5, Ashland

606-324-1616

 

Grayson Lake State Park "Hidden Cove" Golf Course

Encircling Grayson Lake our new 18-hole golf course was named one of the "2004 Best New Affordable Courses" by "Golf Digest". This par-72 course is protected by five fairway bunkers; and is sure to provide a challenge to golfers of any skill level. From the record setting 647 yards, par 5, No. 9. To the No. 17 hole is a tough par 4, measuring 448 yards from the back tee. No alcoholic beverages

18 Holes - Par 72 - 7,173 yards

 

314 Grayson Lake Park Road

Olive Hill, KY 41164-9213

PGA Golf Professional: Denny Nash

Golf Course Superintendent: Lewis Burke

 

Yatesville Lake State Park Eagle Ridge Golf Course

This course at Yatesville Lake State Park in Eastern Kentucky, this course is built on mountainous terrain and features dramatic views. Some holes play downhill with 100- to 20-foot changes in elevation. The par 5, No. 4 hole plays from an elevated tee and is flanked by a creek along the fairway. Hole No. 13, a par 4, plays from a 200-foot elevation to the green surrounded by a rock outcropping and a creek. No alcoholic beverages.

18 Holes - Par 71 - 6,630 yards

 

PO Box 767

Louisa, KY 41230-0767

Golf Professional: Barney Thompson

Golf Course Superintendent, Michael Bergelin

 

Carter Caves State Resort Park Golf Course

This bent grass golf course at Carter Caves State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky has a fully equipped pro shop with rental riding carts, pull carts and clubs available. This courses doesn’t offer sand or water traps but the fairways are tight and lined with trees. No alcoholic beverages.

9 Holes - Par 35 - 2,849 yards

 

Carter Caves State Park

Olive Hill, KY 41164

606-286-4411

Fax 606-286-8165

General Manager: Marilyn Haney

Golf Course Superintendent: Pat Thompson

www.cartercaves.com

Oaks Golf Club

Opened in 1995 this course offers Bermuda grass fairways leading to small, medium and large bent grass greens with moderate undulation. Mature trees line numerous tight  driving holes. Extreme elevation changes, ponds and streams add to scenery and difficulty. This course is semi-private with an open guest policy. Appropriate golf attire required. Driving range open to course guests. No alcoholic beverages.

18 Holes – Par 72 - 6,917 yards

 

1000 Oaks Dr

Flatwoods, KY 41139-2312

606-833-5565

Fax 606-833-5580                                                                               General Manager: Greg Mead

Golf in Ashland

Tennis in Ashland

Ashland Tennis Center

Located in the downtown district, the Ashland Tennis Center features both indoor and outdoor tennis courts. Tournaments and tennis teams hosted on site.

 

1300 Oakview Rd  Ashland

(606) 329-2245

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Central Park

Public tennis courts are available free of charge in Ashland's Central Park.

 

Downtown Ashland

Sporting Events in Ashland

Ashland is fifteen miles from downtown Huntington, WV and Marshall University. Marshall's Thundering Herd is an NCAA Division I school competeing in football, basketball, soccer, baseball, tennis, and a variety of other sports. Stay in Ashland and catch all of the action at www.herdzone.com

 

AK Sports Park

4625 Blackburn Avenue, Ashland

606-327-2046

 

Wendell Banks Southside Park

Ballard Street

606-327-2046

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