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Griffin Gate Golf Club

1800 Newtown Pike, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, Lexington, KY 40511-1330
+1 859-288-6193
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Father/Son golf - amazing experience

The staff at Griffin Gate Golf Club welcomed my husband and son from the instant I called to set up... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
1894andy
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Winfield, West Virginia
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First time visit

The two of us scheduled 18 holes at Griffin Gate and were pleased with the condition of the course... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
willmel
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Tell City, IN
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Renowned architect Rees Jones, son of The Rev. Robert Trent Jones, skillfully sculpted and recently renovated Griffin Gate Golf Club, a golf course in Lexington, Kentucky set in the midst of the rolling hills of Kentucky bluegrass country. Our golf resort is set on 250 acres in Lexington, at Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, and it embodies the tradition of gracious Southern hospitality. We offer services that include professional instruction and a golf shop with shoe and club rentals.
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May 12, 2018
“Father/Son golf - amazing experience ”
Jul 19, 2017
“First time visit”
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1800 Newtown Pike, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, Lexington, KY 40511-1330
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+1 859-288-6193
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The staff at Griffin Gate Golf Club welcomed my husband and son from the instant I called to set up their tee time. I shared that my 11 year old son collected bag tags and the gentleman offered to personalize his and asked my son's...More

Thank 1894andy
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

The two of us scheduled 18 holes at Griffin Gate and were pleased with the condition of the course and the pace of play. I don't recall ever having to wait nor being pushed. The greens were fantastic and the course was very well maintained,...More

Thank willmel
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Greetings and on behalf of our entire team here at Griffin Gate, we thank you not only for visiting, but for sharing your kind words. We're happy to hear you enjoyed and we'll be sure to share all comments with our director of golf. Thank...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Many apparent changes - all for the better and all to assist the customer. The staff couldn't be more helpful, courteous and attentive. When I call for a tee time, the pro shop actually answers their own phones now, instead of being screened by the...More

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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2017

Hello Dave and thank you so much for taking the time to post about your experience at Griffin Gate Golf Club. We're thrilled to hear you've enjoyed so many great changes for our members and guests. We look forward to seeing you again next week...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Six years ago I played this course and had a marvelous time as it was in great shape. The course is not in nearly as good of shape as it was then. It is still OK but it is just nothing like it was then.More

Thank StanD72727
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Hello Stan. Once again, we wanted to thank you for offering such thorough feedback on your visit. Our hotel manager would very much like the opportunity to speak with you personally about your experience and should you have a moment, we hope that you will...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2016

We were on our first visit to Lexington Ky. to celebrate my wife's birthday. One activity she chose to do was play a round of golf. I picked Griffin Gate because it was very convenient to where we were staying. In making the tee time...More

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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2016

Hello Wayne and THANK YOU not only for sharing your special occasion with us, but for taking the time to post about your experience with Collin. We'll be sure to forward this to our general manager. Thanks again and we hope to see you again...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Course is in great condition and service was excellent. Recommended highly! The pro shop is fully stocked with clubs and sports apparel.

Thank Don L
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2016

Hello Don and thank you so much for the wonderful five stars! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Were staying at the resort and came for a birthday golf weekend. The course is very open and pretty long which is perfect for our games. We took advantage of the 3:00 special where my minors golf free after 3. So the price for the...More

Thank Brad P
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2016

Hello Brad and thank you so much for the glowing review! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed Griffin Gate Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Played this course good Friday. Had the course to ourselves. Beautiful lay out and some challenging holes. Need to hit straight or you end up hitting condos, especially on back nine. Great course

Thank Craig M
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2016

Hello Craig and thank you so much for visiting us!! You had a beautiful weekend to experience Bluegrass Country and it sounds as if you enjoyed. We very much appreciate you taking the time to post and we hope to see you again very soon.

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Reviewed August 5, 2015

Our family's two avid golfers really enjoy this course. It's well-tended, has a nice and helpful staff and is an enjoyable, while challenging, course.More

Thank magsdj
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Theona S, General Manager at Griffin Gate Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to share your family's experience with our recently completed renovated Golf Course. The Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Course was extensively redesigned by renowned architect Rees Jones; it is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your golf experience. We look forward...More

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