Wasioto Winds Golf Course
Wasioto Winds (pronounced Wah-see-OH-tuh, means Valley of the Deer) was rated fourth among Best New Affordable Public Golf Courses in January 2003 issue of Golf Digest. The ten million dollar Michael Hurdzan-designed golf course is "a difficult course but friendly to the high handicapper."
Visitors will be captivated by the natural beauty of the course. It occupies an undulating valley criss-crossed by a meandering stream and guarded by majestic mountains. Native rhododendrons and hemlocks ornament the course and make the natural surroundings part of the golfer’s experience. Unlike many Kentucky courses, Wasioto Winds remains green virtually year round, because of the extensive use of an upscale, cool-weather turf called L-93 Bent Grass.
This eighteen-hole course includes five par 3 holes and five par 5s. True to its links nature, the course is relatively flat, with water coming into play from three lakes, a creek and several wetlands areas. Six arching bridges span the water throughout the course. Other course features include wide car paths, a practice range, two practice putting greens, and an indoor-use training center.
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