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Men's League information and application for 2014


DATE: ______________    APPLICATION    FEE $30.00
NAME: ______________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS: ____________________________________________________________
PHONE:    Home--(       ) ____ ________     work--(       ) _____  _________
    Cell--(       ) ____  ________                           E-MAIL ________________@______

Note: For purpose of this league your handicap is your average score (plus or minus) in relation to a par score of 72. Example if your average score over ten (10) rounds of golf is 85 then your handicap would be 13 for 18 holes but 7 for nine holes because your handicap will be the NEAREST whole number after dividing your 18 hole handicap by two(2). NOTE: (0.1 to 0.49 rounds down and 0.5 to 0.99 rounds up) League handicaps will be refigured after completing 4 rounds of league play with the high round of the four being thrown-out and updated each 4 weeks by the league scorer.

(Tear-off top portion of application and return with your fee to the clubhouse at Eagle Ridge Golf Course.)

The Lawrence County Men's Golf League at YATESVILLE State Park's Eagle Ridge is dedicated to the promotion of golf and fellowship through friendly organized competition. The league is a nine (9) hole weekly event with a shotgun start each Tuesday evening at 5:30 P.M. local time. If play is cancelled due to weather a make-up is automatically scheduled for the following Thursday and if cancelled then the round is not made-up. The league will begin play on Tuesday April 1, 2014 and continue each Tuesday for 20 weeks ending on Tuesday August, 26. League play will alternate between the front nine holes (holes 1 through 6 and holes 16 through 18) and the back nine holes (holes 7 through 15) at Eagle Ridge Golf Course Yatesville Lake State Park. The number three (3) tee box as marked by the course staff on the day of play will be the tee box utilized by all league players except for holes 12 where the number two (2) tee box will be used. For golfers age 70 or older (on the first scheduled day of play) may, on the par 4 and 5 holes, including hole 13, tee off from the first tee box at the bottom of the hill. This tee box includes golfers over the age of 75. On all par 4 and 5 holes, players 75 years and older, may always use the front tee boxes (except hole 13-see above). The Lawrence County Men's Golf League will be open to the first 36 golfers who submit their completed application form with entrance fee payment to the clubhouse at the Eagle Ridge Golf course for collection by the league treasurer. Additional golfers, who wish, may pay their entrance fee and be placed on an alternate list, then play in the place of absent regular members on an as needed basis. IT IS THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH GOLFER TO GO TO THE PRO-SHOP BEFORE EACH ROUND BEGINS AND PAY THE APPROPRIATE GREEN AND CART FEE. THE SEASON RUNS FROM APRIL 1, 2014 THROUGH AUGUST 4, 2014, SUBJECT TO THE RESEEDING OF THE FAIRWAYS WITH BERMUDA GRASS.

Reseeding Project

A reseeding project is tentatively scheduled to commence the first of June. Bermuda grass is to be planted in all the fairways. When the project actually commences, unfavorable conditions will make paying difficult, although the course will be open; all play will be cart path only. During the first of the planting season, a lot of water is necessary to create new growth. The shortest time the league will be postponed is two-weeks and the longest postponement will be four-weeks. Of course the league can play through the seeding process if the league members decide.

Summary of New Rules enacted at Annual Meeting

Par 3 Holes

On par three holes 3 and 8, players 70 years and older (before the league starts), tee off from the tee forward of the 3-tee.

On all other par 3 holes, regardless of age, all players hit from the number 3 tee.

Par 4 and 5 Holes

Players 70 years and older (before the league starts), tee off from the tee forward of the 3-tee except for hole 13.

Players 75 years and older (before the league stars), tee off from the forward tee, regardless of whether it is numbered except on hole 13.

On hole 13, players 70 and 75 years of age, hit from the first usable tee at the bottom of the hill, regardless of tee number. This does not include the tee facing the green.

Gimme Putts

Players have been lax in raking putts that have been missed or hit the approach shot fairly close to the hole, and considering these putts as good. All players must have the putts measured. DO NOT PICK UP A PUTT UNTIL ALL PLAYERS REACH THE GREEN. If you pick up the putt or rake the putt, do it at your own risk. It was voted that “gimme” putts are those where the ball is within the leather measured by a standard putter (35”-36” putters with standard length grips). Persons who rake the ball back and the putt does not go in is charged an additional stroke and if the ball goes far beyond the hole, it must be putted again. Do not run to the green and rake the putt or pickup the putt until it is measured! Designate one person in the group to measure the putt. The putt is considered good if any part the ball is inside the grip (touches the shaft), the same as the rule when deciding if a ball is on the green.

Additional Bet

It was voted that a new category of betting would be instituted. On hole 2, on the front nine, and hole 11, on the back nine, the second shot closest to the pin will win the bet of the day. This shall be known as the “Ronnie Wellman Wager.”


Dan Preece will remain the keeper of the wagers, points and scores, Bill Jackson will calculate the handicaps, putts, birdies, greens in regulations, etc., and Missy will remain our information director.

Eagle Ridge Golf Course at Yatesville Lake State Park

2014 Junior Golf Program


NEW!!!   SPRING Sundays

May 4, 11, 18, 25
June 1, 8
Pee Wee Age 4 to 6
1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Juniors 7 and up
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost:  $10.00 per Junior per day

June & July
(first class June 10, final class July 31)
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Pee-Wee Golf Clinics
Age 4 to 6
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
$5.00 per Junior per day
Junior Clinics
Age 7 to 12
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
$10.00 per Junior per day
Advanced Players Clinics
Age 13 to 17
For players to aspire to play at the high school level
11:15 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
$10.00 per Junior per day


August 3, 10, 17, 25, 31
Pee Wee Age 4 to 6
1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Juniors 7 and up
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost:  $10.00 per Junior per day
Missy Kennedy, PGA Head Golf Professional
Eagle Ridge Golf Course
Yatesville Lake State Park
(606) 673-4300 phone
(606) 673-4301 fax


...spring is only 19 days away!!  




We are still living day to day here on the ridge!  We have had a few nice golfing days with snow right after for weeks now and looks like the pattern continues again this weekend with snow and ice coming to Eastern Ky. beginning tomorrow afternoon.  

As always if it looks like it could be a golf day, just call ahead (606) 673-4300 to the pro shop to check golf course conditions.  





8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Last tee time, 3:30 p.m.
Carts must be in the parking lot by 6:00 p.m.

Through March we still offer our Winter Golf Rates:
(effective until April 1)
Weekday - $29.75, beginning at noon $19.75
Weekend - $34.75, beginning at noon $24.75

Well, the contract has been signed and it is official!  We will be changing over our fairways from bent to bermuda this summer.  A plan has been set in place but it is 100% dependent on the weather and mother nature.  WE WILL NOT BE CLOSING AT ANY POINT DURING THIS PROCESS!!, we will remain open.  Seeding will take place at Eagle Ridge and Hidden Cove during the week of June 9th, weather permitting.  Carts will be cart path only during the seeding, growing and recovery process.  This is something that the state has been looking at doing for the past 2 years and felt the time was right for both Hidden Cove and us to make the jump into a more durable and playable grass for this type of region.  This is actually very exciting for both facilities.  As more information is given to me I will pass along to you!

We keep marching on here at the golf course.  We have been busy booking many golf outings for spring.  If you are interesting in a golf outing at Eagle Ridge please contact Missy.  We have a few dates remaining for spring and our fall run of outings will begin mid August.  Outings will NOT be booked during the course seeding and recovery, June 9 through the middle of August.

Fall is a GREAT time to golf and also a great time to book an outing.  Many dates available for September and October.  

2014 Kentucky State Park Trail Cards are available.  Check out  for rates/information or call the golf pro shop.

The $25.00 Golf Card is available.  Purchase a discount card for $25.00 and receive reduced rates on four rounds of golf/cart and your fifth round is FREE.  This is over a $50.00 savings and there isn't an expiration date of these cards as in the past years!!  This card is only valid at Eagle Ridge Golf Course.

The driving range is OPEN, hitting from mats only.  Hopefully if weather permits we will be on the grass by April 1.  You can purchase a driving range punch card for $20.00 for 12 baskets of range balls.  A $10.00 savings!!!

MEN'S GOLF LEAGUE!!  If you are interested in playing in the Lawrence County Men's Golf League applications will be available in the pro shop in the next few weeks BUT please contact the pro shop or send an email to or email Bill Jackson, The league would like to create a database of all men's league emails so they may communicate with everyone via email.  

Tellia and I looked forward to this weather breaking and seeing all of you back on the ridge!!

See you at the course!!

Missy Kennedy, PGA Head Golf Professional
Eagle Ridge Golf Course
Yatesville Lake State Park
(606) 673-4300 phone

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