General Burnside Island Golf Course

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8801 S HWY 27
Burnside KY 42519

The public golf course at General Burnside Island State Park is located on an island surrounded by Lake Cumberland in Somerset, KY. Brian Ault, designer of Dale Hollow Lake and Hidden Cove, both recognized by Golf Digest, designed this spectacular waterfront layout.

At 6394 yards, the course features Zoysia fairways, bent grass tees and greens. The natural beauty of large boulders highlighting the landscape at hole 6 will set you up for a beautiful view atop the back tee. In 2009 this state park golf course received the 1st place Commonwealth Journal Readers Choice Award as the "Best Places To Play Golf." General Burnside Island State Park golf course was recognized in Kentucky Living magazine’s 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards! Hall of Fame, Golf Course: First place


The Kentucky State Parks wants you to enjoy another fun filled year of golf with us at our Nation’s Finest Park System. Purchase your Trail Card today for unlimited access to nationally recognized golf courses by Golf Digest. Trail Cards may be purchased at any Kentucky State Park golf course. Contact General Burnside Island's pro shop at 606-561-4104. Click here for Trail Card pricing and options.

Facility Amenities
  • Chipping
  • Putting Green
General Information
  • Number of Holes: 18
  • Par: 72