The Lakes Golf Course at Laura S. Walker State Park

The Lakes Golf Course will be renovating the greens this summer. Temporary greens will be used from April 19 to approximately September 1. Reduced fees will be in effect while temporary greens are in use.

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Golf Course 912-285-6154
Park 912-287-4900
Park Reservations 800-864-7275
Golf Course
Hours may vary according to season. Open daily except Christmas Day.
Park 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
5500 Laura Walker Road
Waycross, GA 31503
Ware County
Fees & Passes
$5 parking.
Annual Passes Available

The Lakes Golf Course

The Lakes Golf Course was designed by Steve Burnes and features native sand for the many bunkers and waste areas. This coastal Georgia course has three large lakes and is very close to the Okefenokee Swamp. Popular for great course conditions and mild weather. Voted the 2011 “Hook A Kid On Golf” Best New Site of the Year in the Nation. Voted 2009 Best Municipal Golf Course in Georgia by Golf Digest.


Course Information

  • Holes: 18
  • Yards: 6,595
  • Rating: 71.9
  • Slope: 122
  • Par: 72

 The Lakes Golf Course Layout

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Course Rates

Course Rates

The fee to play while temporary greens are in place:

  • 18-holes with cart $20.00
  • 9-holes with cart $10.00
  • 18-holes walking green fee $15.00
  • 9-holes green fee is $8.00
  • No other discounts will be in place
  • Above rates are per-person
Membership Options

Membership Options

Five State Park Golf Courses are now included with your The Creek Golf Course Membership. Play any of the other courses for a $20 reciprocal fee (18 holes with cart). Valid any day/any time. Greens pass is valid for 12 consecutive months from the purchase date and is not transferable.

Below are our two membership offers. Please decide which type of player you are before purchasing. If you play once a month or less the Golf Pass will save you money. If you play on a weekly basis our Greens Pass will give you the most play for your money.

Golf Pass

Passes can be purchased from any State Park Golf Course.

 Golf Pass Information


Family –

Individual –

Senior (62+) –

Senior Couples (62+) –

Junior (17 and under) -

Membership Benefits



Instruction - Learn To Play

Golf Instruction

PGA Professional David Sikes

$50.00 Half Hour
$75.00 Hour
Junior Rate $35.00 Half Hour
Junior Rate $50.00 Hour

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