The Lakes Golf Course at Laura S. Walker State Park

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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


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

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 72 6656 72 126
White 72 6069 68.9 119
Gold 72 5543 66.3 113
Red 72 4767 67 111


 The Lakes Score Card Download

 The Lakes Golf Course Layout

 The Lakes Golf Course Photo Gallery

Course Rates

  18 Hole 9 Hole
Golf Packages $52.50  
Weekday Green Fee Rates $20.00 $10.00
Weekday Green Fee Sr. Rates
62 and older
$16.00 $12.00
Weekend Green Fee Rates $25.00 $20.00
Cart Fee $20.00 $10.00

*No senior discounts on weekends or holidays.


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Membership Options

Five State Park Golf Courses are now included with your The Creek Golf Course Membership. Valid any day/any time. Greens pass is valid for 12 consecutive months from the purchase date and is not transferable.

View our Golfing page for our membership benefits at other Georgia State Parks golf courses.

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 – $800

Individual – $600

Senior (62+) – $450

Senior Couples (62+) – $650

Junior (17 and under) - $150

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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