Practice Academies

Shawnee Golf Course

(502) 776-9389
Shawnee website

Home of The First Tee of Louisville and boasts a great facility for youth golf. Shawnee is an outstanding 18 hole golf course with 5 sets of tees to challenge players of all skill levels.

Shawnee has a large practice area and the AT&T Youth Course (a three-hole par 3 course reserved for youths), and a new 9,000 sq. ft. practice green with a 1500 sq. ft. bunker. This facility is reserved for the Participants in The First Tee during sessions.

Seneca Golf Course

(502) 458-9298
Seneca website

Rated the sixth-toughest course in Kentucky and voted “Best of Louisville” for several years running. This hilly course rolls through beautiful Seneca Park, with Beargrass Creek winding its way among the numerous trees and fairways that are being converted from rye to zoysia grass. Seneca has hosted numerous national events. Gary Player, with the most titles of any golfer, won his first American tournament here (1958 Derby City Open). This is one of the most heavily-used courses in the city. Seneca boasts a fantastic chipping green and driving range.

The First Tee of Louisville Seneca Youth Golf Course is now being constructed at Seneca Golf Course and will be completed in the next couple of months. We would like to give thanks to the UPS Foundation and Councilman Brent Ackerman for their generous donations to help build the Seneca Youth Golf Course

Bobby Nichols Golf Course

(502) 937-9051
Bobby Nichols website

This beautiful 9-hole course is named for Louisvillian and PGA professional Bobby Nichols. It has rolling terrain with tree-lined fairways and large, bunkered greens. The course tests your proficiency with irons and rewards a straight tee shot (as Nichols Creek is in play on eight holes).

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