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Kentucky Golf Foundation

The Kentucky Golf Foundation is the philanthropic affiliate of Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations.  Founded in 2002, the foundation was the vision of the Kentucky Golf Association and Kentucky PGA. Our purpose is to positively impact lives of Kentuckians, specifically youth and military families through golf and its traditional values.  Donation Letter | Donation Form

The foundation impacts the Kentucky golf community in many ways through the following programs and special initiatives:

- PGA Reach Kentucky
- Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame
- Kentucky Golf Museum
- Youth Learn Play Compete (LpC)

ky-hofThe Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame was established in 1984 as a joint effort by the Kentucky Golf Association and the Kentucky PGA to honor individuals in Kentucky with significant achievements and accomplishments in various areas of golf.

The Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame’s membership includes individuals with remarkable records as players, golf professionals, golf course superintendents, educators, and golf administrators.  The most recent inductees include James Kirchdorfer, Sr. and Bruce Gray Walters.  LEARN MORE | Hall of Famers | Induction Process



museum2Among the most visible achievements is Golf House Kentucky.  The building opened in November 2006 and is home to the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame and Museum.  The Museum features over themed displays, memorabilia, photographs, library, trophy room and meeting space.

Golf House Kentucky is located in a picturesque country setting near Louisville in the Persimmon Ridge Development.  Golf House Kentucky is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission is free, but donations are accepted.  For questions, please call (502) 243-8295.  MORE | Virtual Tour – Coming Soon

kidsThe Kentucky Golf Foundation is funded solely through private and corporate donations, memorials, special events, and contributions from Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations.  As a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization, your contribution is tax deductible.For more information on how to contribute to Kentucky Golf Foundation, please contact Golf House Kentucky at (502) 243.8295.

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Get A Handicap

HandicapAmong golfers, a common topic of conversation is a golfer’s handicap.  You may wonder what a “scratch” golfer is and what it means when someone says they have an 18 handicap.  Handicaps are used to level the playing field for golfers of age, gender and skill.   … get one today, learn how


Find A Course

CourseExplore a complete listing of golf course in the bluegrass state – in all, there are more than 200 golf courses in Kentucky.  Our directory contains a comprehensive, searchable list by region or public/private.  Our directory includes contact info, website link, and maps/directions.   …view directory

Learn To Play

InstructionLearning to play golf the proper way not only leads to better play but a more enjoyable experience every time you tee it up.  Unlike going to the dentist, going to your PGA Professional for a lesson is not painful, but a rewarding experience that can be shared over and over again.  …find a PGA Professional

New Golfer Information

Are you, a friend or loved in interested in taking up this great game?  There is a fantastic program, “Get Golf Ready” to introduce you to golf, taught by many local Kentucky PGA Professionals! This program is informative, fun and affordable!
For a list of Get Golf Ready programs near you  … click here > >


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