Alexandria, KY 
A. J. Jolly Park Share
Uploaded By: nickharrington Hole #4 (Taken 5/2012)
3 / 350ft.   3 / --   3 / --   3 / -- Par / Distance:
Hole #4 Tee



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not challenging

5+    5/5/2013   5/17/2013
Review By: jamiejogov
Played: 2  Reviewed: 2
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: It is big enough that you shouldn't have problems on a busy day. It's nice to just practice here.
Cons: It's not very challenging, mostly open holes with just two in a wooded area. Very busy park everwhere, they just extended the walking trail so you have to watch for runners and bikers on a few holes.
Other Thoughts: This course alright, but I woukd prefer to drive firther for a more rewarding experience.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  Not bad. A good Distance course.

1    8/13/2010   8/20/2010
Review By: Redssox86
Played: 4  Reviewed: 1  Exp: 11.5 Years
0 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: Good practice for Distance Throwing
Beautiful scenery
Cons: Long distances between last basket and next whole
Not many difficult holes that require precision or finesse
Other Thoughts: Decent course that would be better if it were closer

0 of 7 people found this review helpful.

 

1    5/29/2005   2/22/2009
Review By: bjreagh
Played: 229  Reviewed: 225  Exp: 18.2 Years
6 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Scenic course with a few holes near a lake. Mostly open and with some longer holes if you want a chance to rip some drives. Most holes are flat, but you do play up and down this one big hill. The tee signs are smaller but still give good info.

Two holes were especially nice. #2 plays over the water to a peninsula. #17 is a great hole that requires a low, straight tee shot as the fairway is lined with a row of large trees on both sides.
Cons: Natural tees. The stretch of holes that circled the park were a little tricky to navigate, and played close to other aspects of the park. Hole #11 is tight and a little ridiculous, and uncharacteristic of the rest of the park (just look at the picture!)

I vaguely remember something shady about #12 as well- either couldn't find it, or no basket, or out of the way, and there is no picture of it on this site, so someone else must have the same problem!!!
Other Thoughts: Water is nearby for #3 and #4, but shouldn't be a factor for most people.

There was an entrance gate, but we parked in the gravel lot just before the gate and walked to hole #1 avoiding having to pay (by direction of the gate worker). But according to this site you no longer have to pay.

Overall not a bad course, but not a great one either. The lake is nice, and about half of the holes are pretty good. But it might get a little boring for some people as there are a few holes that are just a tee and a basket in an open field.

So many awesome alternatives nearby, but there are also some worse courses in this area, too.

6 of 8 people found this review helpful.

 Meeeh

1    11/29/2006   11/29/2008
Review By: SimonCarr
Played: 60  Reviewed: 42  Exp: 10.5 Years
This review was updated on 12/20/2008
6 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: This course plays along the edge of a lake, and is picturesque. AJ Jolly offers the opportunity to really crush a drive on several holes, but most of the tee shots play around 300 feet.

There are a few holes where the water comes into play, and even though it is manageable, it makes for an interesting shot.

There are a few really neat holes at this course, which make it stand out from others in the area.
Cons: The layout is somewhat confusing to someone playing it for the first time.

A few of the holes went near park roads, or pavillions where people have picnic lunches.
Other Thoughts: This course is physically very beautiful and well maintained. This course may not be as challenging or versatile as the others in the area, but it is worth playing if you are spending time in the area.

Banklick and Idlewild are just up the road.

6 of 9 people found this review helpful.

 First Impresion

1    10/15/2008   11/14/2008
Review By: fairmike9
Played: 29  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 30.8 Years
0 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: Course seems to have good flow. Looks well maintained.
Cons: little far for me to get to. to wide open needs to be tighter some more trees could be needed
Other Thoughts: not bad all in all. me and my family will go play again especially liked the shot over water all be it a short one.

0 of 6 people found this review helpful.

 wide open

5/11/2008   5/11/2008
Review By: davidmparslow
Played: 82  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 16.8 Years
0 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: wide open. some elevation. nice scenery. not hard to par. fun to throw some big shots.
Cons: not at all technical
Other Thoughts: dont even attempt on a windy day

0 of 6 people found this review helpful.


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