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Bowling Green Country Club

At Bowling Green Country Club, we take tradition very seriously, but we’re not your Grandfather’s Club...we’ve evolved. Well, honestly, we may be your Grandfather’s club, and maybe even your Great Granddads. When you have a heritage, which dates over 100 years, anything is possible. We take pride in serving families from generation to generation. Since 1913, one thing has remained and that is our steadfast commitment to be the best of the best. We want what you want - only the best for your family.

We’ve come a long way from 1913 when our swimming hole was along the banks of the Barren River, street cars would transport you from downtown, and our golf course was revolutionary, being the first in South Central Kentucky. Club historian, Robert Curtis, has captured much of this history displayed in the halls of the Club for everyone to enjoy and see how far we’ve come.

Now your family can enjoy an Olympic-size swimming pool with swim team for the kids, a zero
depth entry kiddie pool with mushroom fountain, and poolside cocktail service for the adults. For the golfers in the family, the award-winning 18 hole golf course entertains novice to professional golfers and club members enjoy the teaching of Junior Golfers, Men’s league on Thursday nights and the numerous club tournaments throughout the year. Although street cars aren’t still running, BGCC remains an oasis in the heart of Bowling Green. We’re tucked away just minutes from downtown yet members enjoy a picturesque view of rolling hills and beautiful sunsets from the clubhouse.

General Manager and Executive Chef Jarrad Miller works each day to ensure the members
enjoy premier service and relaxation at our true “home away from home.” “We really create a resort-level experience here for our members,” Miller says. “We strive to create the absolute best experience.”

The club offers many different activities and events for kids and adults. Whether you prefer to relax by the pool on a sunny afternoon, enjoy a game of tennis with friends, play a pickup game of baseball or life size Jenga on the lawn, or socialize at yearly events like the Derby Party or Mother’s Day Brunch, there is something for everyone here.

The dining options at BGCC are among the best culinary options in the city. Lunch and dinner is served six days a week, 50 weeks out of the year. There is a standard menu served for each setting, with four specials added to lunch and four to dinner each day. Miller describes the menu as, “unpretentious, good food that is familiar to you.” He enjoys using fresh and local ingredients as much as possible and allowing the staff to have input on the daily specials chosen.

Dining locations include full-service food and drink at the pool and both indoor and outdoor covered seating. The $5 kids menu is a hit among children and parents along with pool favorites - milkshakes, smoothies, and frozen grapes! “We are in the business of continually exceeding expectations,” Miller says. “We want members to be able to say that when they come through our gates, the weight of the world leaves them. They can come here, have great food and beverages, and feel at home.” For members who travel frequently, BGCC offers a reciprocal membership arrangement for them to enjoy a round of golf and other amenities at clubs around the region.

The award-winning 18 hole golf course, redesigned in 1994 by David Pfaff, offers a challenge even for the most experienced golfer. Other golf amenities include a full-service pro
shop, a driving range and practice areas, including a Lesson Tee designed cameras and monitors to assist in teaching. PGA Professional, Jeff McGill, offers programs for all ages and levels of golfers. McGill has been with the club for 30 years and is a three time Kentucky P.G.A. Teacher of the Year and KHSAA Hall of Famer.

“From preschool, school aged, college and all the way to adults, we work to help cultivate and teach the best golfers in the area,” McGill says. With the exceptional golf offerings, Bowling
Green Country Club has served as the host of the Kentucky State High School Golf Tournament for the last 14 years. The event, which happens each October, draws close to 1,000 people to the club each day during the six day tournament. The course also plays host to the Mid South Conference Championship and serves as the practice course for the Lady Hilltopper Golf Team.

Even with the recognition BGCC receives, members never have to worry about the club
feeling overcrowded or the availability of a tee time or dinner reservation. Members always have, and always will, come first. And when you can’t be at home, we offer a reciprocal membership arrangement which allows members the chance to enjoy a round of golf and other amenities at clubs around the region.

Come visit our oasis at 251 Beech Bend Road and let us introduce you to our family and your new home away from home.




LADIES – Ann Kaelin
MEN’S – Matt Fuqua
HANDICAP – Bill Bohannon
SENIOR – John Kernohan


25 meter swimming pool
with 2 diving boards
Zero-entry children’s pool
Poolside food and cocktail service
18-hole golf course
Driving range
Newly refinished tennis courts


Junior Memberships age 35 & under – Jr. Full $225, Jr. Social $175
Junior activities: Swim Team, Tennis, Junior Golf

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