In the right column you’ll find a link to our new directory of Golf Courses in WNC. It covers these five western North Carolina counties surrounding Asheville: Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Rutherford and Transylvania. The courses we’ve listed are in the following cities, towns and counties: Asheville, Black Mountain, Flat Rock, Hendersonville, Lake Junaluska, Lake Lure, Maggie Valley, Swannanoa Valley, and Waynesville.
I realize things are changing fast in our area so this list may not be complete. Let me know if I left out a course, or if one has changed from private to semi-private, etc. You can use our Contact Us form or call me at 828-697-2466.
Posted by Steve Wike in on January 28, 2012
First Tee Mountain Golf
730 Peak Avenue, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-650-6644
First Tee Mountain Golf offers golf packages for individuals, groups, and corporate outings to experience golf vacations at affordable rates on some of the most beautiful courses in Western North Carolina and North Georgia.
GEORGIA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Apple Mountain Golf Resort & Club (Map)
901 Rock Ford Creek Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523 | Phone: 706-754-2255
Apple Mountain Golf Resort and Club is an 18-hole public golf course that opened in 1994. Designed by Phillip Ballard, Apple Mountain Resort measures 6,227 yards from the longest tees and has four sets of tees for different skill levels. Golf pros offer lessons for beginners as well as accomplished golfers.
Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa (Map)
6321 Highway 76, Young Harris, GA 30582 | Phone: 800-201-3205
Brasstown Valley Resort’s 18-hole golf course was designed by Denis Griffiths. The course winds through wildlife preserves, ponds and streams framed in by the Blue Ridge Mountains. With five sets of tees, it’s great for all skill levels. The facility also offers full practice options and customized special tournaments.
Butternut Creek Golf Course (Map)
129 Union County Recreation Road, Blairsville, GA 30512 | Phone: 706-745-5153
Butternut Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole course with mountain views, elevation changes, mounds and undulating greens, and four to six tee boxes on every hole. Butternut Creek is owned and operated by the Union County Recreation Department.
Innsbruck Resort & Golf Club (Map)
664 Bahn Innsbruck, Helen, GA 30545 | Phone: 706-878-2100
Innsbruck Resort & Golf Club is an 18-hole semi-private golf course that opened in 1987. Innsbruck Golf Course measures 6,748 yards from the longest tees and features three sets of tees for different skill levels.
Kingwood Golf Club & Resort (Map)
401 Country Club Drive, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 866-546-4966
Kingwood Golf Club & Resort’s 8-hole golf course is surrounded by over 148,600 acres of protected National Forest at the foot of Blue Ridge Mountains. Mature hardwoods, five lakes, and rippling brooks surround the tees, fairways, and greens. This par 71 mountain golf course is perfect for all skill levels with its four different tee locations.
Mossy Creek Golf Club (Map)
7883 Hwy 254, Cleveland, GA 30528 | Phone: 706-865-2277
Mossy Creek Golf Club course is an 18-hole, public course that has served Cleveland, Georgia since 1965. The course combines the beautiful Georgia landscape with an excellent course layout, designed to challenge experienced players while relaxing rookies. Formerly known as Eagle Greens at Skitt Mountain, the Mossy Creek course continues to evolve each year, aiming to better suit the needs of players.
Old Union Golf Course (Map)
78 Scores Point, Blairsville, GA 30512 | Phone: 706-745-4653
Old Union Golf Course is an 18-hole course that opened in 2009. Designed by Denis Griffiths, Old Union Golf Course measures 7,667 yards from the longest tees and features five sets of tees for different skill levels.
Rabun County Golf Club (Map)
1322 Old 441 S, Clayton, GA 30525 | Phone: 706-782-5500
Rabun County’s public nine-hole golf course opened in 1942. Rabun Country Golf Club in Clayton, Georgia is a public golf course that opened in 1942. The longest tees is 2,663 yeards and has two sets of tees for different skill levels.
Sky Valley Country Club (Map)
568 Sky Valley Way, Sky Valley, GA 30537 | Phone: 706-746-5302
Sky Valley Country Club has high elevations, cool summer temperatures, and incredible views. This Par 72 championship course stretches 6,900 yards and is open daily year round, with attractive rates and rentals. Call for tee times or book online.
White Path Golf Club (Map)
1156 Shenandoah Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 | Phone: 706-276-3080
White Path Golf Club is an 18-hole, semi-private golf course that opened in 1987. The course measures 6,400 yards from the longest tees, with three 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
MARYLAND MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Beaver Creek Country Club (Map)
9535 Mapleville Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740 | Phone: 301-733-5138
Beaver Creek Country Club is a semi-private facility. Non-members can visit the 19th Hole Pub & Grill (open to the public), or play a round of golf as a guest of a member.
Black Rock Golf Course (Map)
20025 Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown, MD 21742 | Phone: 240-313-2816
Black Rock Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72 course, designed by Robert Elder, with a length of 6,646 yards.
Fore Sisters Golf Course (Map)
1 Meadowland Drive, Rawlings, MD 21557 | Phone: 301-729-4000
Fore Sisters Golf Course is an 18-hole course nestled in the scenic mountains of Western Maryland where white-tail deer, wild turkeys, foxes and black bear can be spotted on the fairways.
Oakland Golf Club (Map)
433 N. Bradley Lane, Oakland, MD 21550 | Phone: 301-334-3883
Oakland Golf Club is minutes away from Deep Creek Lake and offers 18 holes of championship golf spanning 6,395 yards of beautiful scenery and rolling terrain. Although our course can be challenging for the low handicapper, it is also enjoyable for golfers of all skill levels, including beginners, juniors, and families.
Richland Golf Club (Map)
50 Glenbrook Drive, Middletown, MD 21769 | Phone: 301-371-0400
Richland Golf Club is a beautifully maintained, challenging, and well laid out 18-hole golf course in scenic Middletown Valley. The beautiful views of the Catoctin Mountains makes golfers forget they are in a neighborhood.
Rocky Gap Casino Resort (Map)
16701 Lakeview Road, Flintstone, MD 21530 | Phone: 800-724-0828
Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s golf course is a 7,000 yard par 72 featuring a 50-spot driving range, two large putting greens, two chipping areas, practice bunker and club rentals. Golfers of all skill levels are drawn to the challenges and uniqueness that this 18-hole mountain course provides. The front nine is carved from mountainous, tree lined terrain with numerous dramatic elevation changes, while the back nine is spread across expansive, gently rolling meadows. Five tee boxes per hole allow all players to adjust the level of challenge to their handicap.
Whiskey Creek Golf Club (Map)
4804 Whiskey Court, Ijamsville, MD 21754 | Phone: 301-694-2900
Whiskey Creek Golf Club has a feeling of privacy and seclusion. Bordered by a high ridge of hardwoods and a winding, free-flowing creek, the property contains many different environments and natural features including springs, streams, stone walls, wetlands, rock outcroppings, broad meadows, pine forests and dramatic views of the Catoctin Mountains. Architect J. Michael Poellot and design consultant Ernie Els, a two-time U.S. Open Champion, designed Whiskey Creek to take full advantage of its spectacular setting.
Wisp Golf and Ski Resort at Deep Creek (Map)
Lodestone Golf Course (Map) at Wisp Resort is modern trail-style golf course who’s design was dictated by the mountaintop terrain and shaped by three-time U.S. Open Champion Hale Irwin. Lodgestone Golf Course offers sweeping views of mountain ranges and Deep Creek Lake along with stunning rock outcroppings and natural surroundings.
Fantasy Valley Golf Course at Wisp Resort (Map) was designed around the natural contours at the base of Wisp Resort ski slopes, with breathtaking views of the mountains. This 6,446 yard, par 70 championship course ebbs and flows along tree-lined fairways, and past strategically placed bunkers and water hazards. The multiple tees make it enjoyable and challenging for all players.
NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Asheville Municipal Golf Course (Map)
226 Fairway Dr., Asheville, NC 28805 | Phone: 828-298-1867
The Asheville Municipal Golf Course is one of the oldest golf courses in Western North Carolina. The 18-hole golf course designed by Hall of Fame golf architect Donald Ross opened for play in 1927.
Black Mountain Golf Course (Map)
18 Ross Drive, Black Mountain, NC 28711 | Phone: 828-669-2710
Black Mountain Golf Course is located at the foot of the beautiful Black Mountain Range in Western North Carolina.
Bright’s Creek Stay and Play Golf and Adventure Packages (Map)
2222 Palmer Road, Mill Spring, NC 28756 | Phone: 888-497-1195
Bright’s Creek is a private member facility offering stay and play packages. It has one of the best mountain golf courses in the country, designed by one of the game’s legendary architects: Tom Fazio.
Broadmoor Golf Links (Map)
101 French Broad Lane, Fletcher, NC 28732 | Phone: 800-238-5795
Broadmoor Golf Links is located just south of Asheville, North Carolina, and offers beautiful scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the French Broad River Valley
Connestee Falls Golf Club (Map)
98 Overlook Clubhouse Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-885-2005
Connestee Falls Golf Club is a semi-private, mountain golf course within the Connestee Falls golfing community in Brevard, North Carolina. This George Cobb gem offers an excellent golf experience, with challenging greens, beautiful layout, scenic views and abundant wildlife. Open year round, weather permitting.
Cummings Cove Golf & Country Club (Map)
20 Cummings Cove Pkwy., Hendersonville, NC 28739 | Phone: 828-891-9412
Cummings Cove has spectacular 50-mile vistas and gorgeous landscape in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and this par 71 course has 18 distinctly different holes and a 6,415 yard layout.
Eseeola Lodge at Linville Golf Club (Map)
175 Linville Avenue, Linville, NC 28646 | Phone 800-742-6717
The Linville Golf Club at the Eseeola Lodge has been challenging golfers since 1924 with its legendary 18-hole course. The course was handcrafted around the land’s original contour with mule-and-pan grading and the small, severe greens that defend each hole, an inherent part of Ross’ painstaking design.
Etowah Valley Golf Club (Map)
470 Brickyard Rd., Etowah, NC 28729 | Toll-free: 800-451-8174
Etowah Valley Golf Club has three nine-hole courses that allow a variety of 18 hole combinations, with four tee positions, all on a plateau 2,200 feet above sea level. Etowah Valley Golf & Resort offers stay-and-play packages with comfortable on-site lodging and dining. Guest accommodations are located either on the course or with golf course views.
Maggie Valley Club & Resort (Map)
1819 Country Club Dr., Maggie Valley, NC 28751 | Toll-free: 800-438-3861
The course at Maggie Valley Club highlights some of Western North Carolina’s most spectacular scenery.
Mount Mitchell Golf Club (Map)
11484 State Hwy. 80 South, Burnsville, NC 28714 | Phone: 828-675-5454
Mount Mitchell Golf Club is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, one hour north of Asheville, North Carolina.
Orchard Trace Golf Club, Orchard Trace Course (Map)
3389 Sugarloaf Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-685-1006
An 18-hole par-54, 2,139 yards golf course that’s fun but challenging. The course rating is 55.0 and it has a slope rating of 113.
Reems Creek Golf Club (Map)
36 Pink Fox Cove Road, Weaverville, NC 28787 | Phone: 800-406-3936
Reems Creek Golf Club has a picturesque setting and layout constructed by the British firm Hawtree & Sons.
Sapphire National Golf Club (Map)
50 Slicers Avenue, Sapphire, NC 28774 | Phone: 828-743-1174
Sapphire National Golf Club is tucked away in the beautiful Sapphire Valley and Cashiers Plateau Resort area. Its 18 hole mountain course offers breathtaking mountain views and lush forests. Nearby lodging makes this a perfect retreat for avid golfers. Sapphire National is open to the public and the clubhouse is the home of Sapphire Mountain Brewing Company, a family friendly restaurant and bar, overlooking the course and the valley, with magnificent sunset views. Sapphire National Golf Club is one of the many reasons the Sapphire/Cashiers Valley has been a premier vacation destination for over 100 years.
Southern Tee Golf Course (Map)
111 Howard Gap Rd., Fletcher, NC 28732 | Phone: 828-687-7273
An Executive Par 3 Golf Course located in a beautiful hidden valley surrounded by nature that makes it one of the friendliest walking courses around. Well equipped with a driving range, chipping area, and practice green.
Springdale Country Club (Map)
200 Golfwatch Rd., Canton, NC 28716 | Toll-free: 800-553-3027
An 18-hole golf course that 6,812 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.5 and it has a slope rating of 130.
Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa (Map)
176 Country Club Dr., Waynesville, NC 28786 | Toll-free: 800-627-6250
The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa has three nine-hole courses that start and end at the historic lodge. Par 35 with four sets of tees, all courses are accessible to players of all abilities.
PENNSYLVANIA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Bedford Springs Old Course at Omni Hotels & Resorts (Map)
2138 US-220 BUS, Bedford, PA 15522 | Phone: 814-623-8100
Omni Bedford Springs Resort is one of the country’s first golf courses, dating back to 1895. This completely restored, historic course offers breathtaking views of the mountains and Cumberland Valley, and spans the work of three golf architectural masters: Spencer Oldham, A.W. Tillinghast, and Donald Ross.
Cedarbrook Golf Course (Map)
215 State Route 981, Belle Vernon, PA 15012 | Phone: 724-929-8300
Cedarbrook Golf Course features two 18-hole championship courses, a full practice range, multiple practice putting and chipping greens, and a fully stocked pro shop.
Duck Hollow Golf Club (Map)
374 Duck Hollow Road, Uniontown, PA 15401 | Phone: 724-439-3150
Duck Hollow Golf Club is open to the public and features 18-holes across 6,500 yards, with a course rating of 71.7 and a slope rating of 131. It also features a driving range, practice putting, and chipping greens.
Flatbush Golf Course (Map)
940 Littlestown Rd, Littlestown, PA 17340 | Phone: 717-359-7125
Flatbush Golf Course is a par 71 course designed by Ault, Clark and Associates with nearly 6,700 yards of fairway, well bunkered greens and fairways, water obstacles, native grass areas, trees and doglegs. The front nine if a bit long, but is more forgiving, while the back nine is shorter and requires more precise ball positioning.
Historic Summit Inn Golf Resort (Map)
101 Skyline Drive, Farmington, PA 15437 | Phone: 724-438-8986
Summit Inn’s mountaintop golf course features large undulating greens, spectacular views and tree-lined fairways that afford generous landing areas. The most difficult hole is #8, a 170-yard par 3, featuring a triple-tiered green. The most scenic hole is #4, a 345-yard par 4, offering a sixty-mile view of the Pennsylvania countryside. Although there are only 9 holes on our regulation style course, there is an additional set of mens tees for your second trip around providing a full 18 hole experience.
Liberty Mountain Resort & Conference Center (Map)
78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA 17320 | Phone: 717-642-8282
Liberty Mountain Golf Resort’s Carroll Valley 18-hole championship course is located in a valley at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A clear flowing mountain stream fronts nearly a third of the holes which uniquely feature six par 3’s and five par 5’s in this par 71 course.
Lindenwood Golf Club (Map)
360 Galley Road, Canonsburg, PA 15317 | Phone: 724-745-9889
Lindenwood Golf Club is a 27 hole championship layout 25 minutes south of Pittsburgh, PA. Considered one of the more picturesque public courses in the area, its popularity is enhanced by championship quality greens and lush sculpted fairways.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (Map)
1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington, PA 15437 | Phone: 866-344-6957
Nemacolin has 36 holes of championship golf along with some of the most beautiful scenery Pennsylvania has to offer. Nemacolin is located in the Laurel Highlands, just 70 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Penn National Golf Club & Inn Founders Course & Iron Forge Course (Map)
3720 Club House Drive, Fayetteville, PA 17222 | Phone: 800-221-7366
Golf Digest rates the Founders Course 4-Stars, Zagat rates it 27 points; Golf Digest rates the Iron Forge Course 4-Stars, Zagat rates it 25 points.
Quail Valley Golf Course (Map)
900 Teeter Road, Littlestown, PA 17340 | Phone: 717-359-8453
Quail Valley is an 18 Hole championship golf course that offers two distinctly different nines: the front plays through a mature stand of trees; the back is more open with water lurking on seven of the nine holes. Five sets of tees guarantee golfers of all abilities the opportunity to take advantage of demanding risk/reward par 5’s, a beautiful signature par 3, and the courses trademark fast greens.
South Hills Golf Club (Map)
925 Westminster Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331 | Phone: 717-637-7500
South Hill Golf Club is a public course situated amid the beautiful rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania, with 27 holes, and water prominent on eight holes, a breathtaking island green, and newly added gold tees with four sets of tees to challenge all players of any level.
Toftree Golf Resort (Map)
1 Country Club Lane, State College, PA 16803 | Phone: 814-234-8000
Toftree Golf Resort is a 4.5-star, 18-hole course near State College, Pa., that challenges the skill of players at all levels. Designed by golf course architect Edmund Ault, the resort was named one of Pennsylvania’s Best Resort/Public Golf Courses by Golf Digest magazine.
SOUTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Creekside Golf Course at Pebble Creek Club (Map)
101 Pebble Creek Drive, Taylors, SC 29687 | Phone: 864-244-8937
Creekside Golf Course at Pebble Creek Club is a public course that measures almost 6,500 yards and is playable for golfers of all ability levels. Creekside has been recently remodeled by Lyndell Young to highlight a more natural and classic design that compliments the beauty of Upstate South Carolina. A full practice facility includes a driving range, two chipping greens, and putting greens.
Links O’Tryon (Map)
11250 New Cut Road, Campobello, SC 29322 | Phone: 864-468-5099
Links O’Tryon was designed by architect Tom Jackson, and plays to a par of 72 with five sets of markers to accommodate players of all ability levels. Links O’Tryon was selected as one of the Best Places to Play by Golfweek magazine and rated Four Stars by Golf Digest.
The Preserve at Verdae (Map)
650 Verdae Boulevard, Greenville, SC 29607 | Phone: 864-676-1500
The Preserve at Verdae golf course is a championship 18-hole course designed by Willard Byrd. It sits on more than 100 acres near downtown Greenville, SC.
River Falls Plantation (Map)
100 Player Blvd., Duncan, SC 29334 | Phone: 864-433-9172
River Falls Plantation golf course features 18 holes set along the Upstate’s South Tyger River. It is the only Gary Player signature course in South Carolina’s Upstate. Its rolling hills, shady greens and lush fairways make River Falls both challenging and beautiful. And with numerous pin and tee placement variations, this golf course is designed for shot-makers. Attracting wildlife like Canadian geese, wood ducks, orioles, woodpeckers, turtles and great blue herons, River Falls Plantation is perfect for both seasoned golfers and nature lovers alike.
The Rock at Jocassee/Bear Valley Golf Club (Map)
171 Sliding Rock Road, Pickens, SC 29671 | Phone: 864-878-2030
This unique course is part of a golf and recreation resort community just a short trip from Table Rock State Park. Dotted by creeks, streams and waterfalls, the land where this mountain golf course now resides was once a Cherokee Indian Village. The Bear Valley Golf Club resort area includes Gauley Falls — the site of the Upstate South Carolina’s famous Sliding Rock, a natural rock waterslide that attracts outdoor adventurers of all ages.
Village Greens Golf and Country Club (Map)
13921 Asheville Hwy., Gramling, SC 29348 | Phone: 864-472-2411
Village Greens Golf and Country Club is nestled among the foothills of the Upstate’s beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Village Greens was designed by Russell Breeden on 100 acres of farmland in the late 1960s. Known for its natural beauty and affordability, Village Greens still features pear trees from the land’s original orchard and natural water hazards, as well as a signature Number 6 hole with beautiful countryside views.
Woodfin Ridge Golf Club (Map)
215 S Woodfin Ridge Drive, Inman, SC 29349 | Phone: 864-578-0023
Woodfin Ridge Golf Course provides many outstanding natural characteristics. At 7,107 yards from the championship tees, the course carves through all reaches of the property, making its way along creeks, streams and scenic Lake Bowen. With the Blue Ridge Mountains framing the course, Jacob’s Creek winds through the heart of the second, third and fourth holes. The reservoir lies in wait on the eight and fifteenth holes adding beauty and challenge.
TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Baneberry Golf & Resort (Map)
704 Harrison Ferry Road, Baneberry, TN 37890 | Phone: 865-674-2500
Baneberry Golf and Resort is situated on Douglas Lake in the Smoky Mountains. The 6,700 yard golf course offers a relaxing setting with 4 sets of tees for all skill levels. Guests of the resort enjoy unlimited golf.
Bent Creek Golf Village at Diamond Resorts (Map)
3919 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738 | Phone: 800-438-2929
Diamond Resorts Bent Creek Golf Village is a par 72 golf course designed by the three-time Masters and British Open winner Gary Player. This world-class golf course winds through the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It offers breathtaking views of the blue mist of the mountains from your Bent Creek Golf Village accommodations, with all the excitement of Gatlinburg nearby.
Buffalo Valley Golf Course (Map)
190 Golf Course Road, Unicoi, TN 37692 | Phone: 423-743-5021
Buffalo Valley Golf Course is owned by the Johnson City, Tenn. The course is one of the most scenic and challenging golf courses in East Tennessee, featuring beautiful mountain views and varied tee to green elevations.
Elizabethton Golf Course (Map)
185 Buck Van Huss Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 | Phone: 423-542-8051
Elizabethton Golf Course provides a challenging golf experience at a competitive cost. The Elizabethton Golf Course is 6,339 yards, with some challenging putting surfaces and a good mix of elevation shifts.
Gatlinburg Golf Course (Map)
520 Dollywood Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 | Phone: 800-231-4128
Gatlinburg Golf Course is an 18-hole, 6,281-yard course designed by golf course architect William Langford. The course underwent major renovations by Bob Cupp & Associates in 1993 and 2007. Gatlinburg Golf Course offers beautiful scenery and has been acclaimed as one of the most picturesque courses in America with breathtaking mountains views. Located just five miles from downtown Gatlinburg, the course is adjacent to Dollywood.
Kahite Golf Course (Map)
400 Kahite Trail, Vonore, TN 37885 | Phone: 423-884-6108
Kahite Golf Course is a par 72, 7,170-yard course with scenic views of Tellico Lake and the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It features a driving range facility and practice putting green.
Laurel Valley Golf Course (Map)
702 Country Club Drive, Townsend, TN 37882 | Phone: 865-738-3134
Laurel Valley Golf Course is a par 70, 6,331-yard course designed by Edmund B. Ault. The course is bordered by The Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the Laurel Lake Nature Preserve and offers picturesque views. Located on the peaceful side of the Smokies in beautiful Townsend Tennessee, Laurel Valley is just a short drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Nolichucky View Golf Club (Map)
5605 Asheville Hwy., Greeneville, TN 37743 | Phone: 423-638-7888
Nolichucky View Golf Club is a public course with scenic mountain views. The course meanders along the Nolichucky River with peaceful views of river inlets against majestic mountain ranges.
Pine Oaks Golf Course (Map)
1709 Buffalo Road, Johnson City, TN 37604 | Phone: 423-434-6250
Pine Oaks Golf Course is owned by Johnson City, Tenn. It offers low rates, scenic mountain views and a course design suitable to golfers of all skill levels.
Red Tail Mountain Resort (Map)
300 Clubhouse Lane, Mountain City, TN 37683 | Phone: 423-727-7600
Red Tail Mountain Resort is a par 72, 18-hole Dan Maples designed golf course located in a 5,000+ acre gated community with remarkable mountain views.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Auburn Hills Golf Club (Map)
1581 Turnberry Lane, Riner, VA 24149 | Phone: 540-381-4995
Auburn Hills Golf Club golf course is a par-72, 18-hole course that features 6,534 yards of elevated tee boxes with four tee options.
Ballyhack Golf Club (Map)
3609 Pitzer Road, Roanoke, VA 24014 | Phone: 540-427-1395
Ballyhack Golf Club offers limited stay and play packages for non-members to prospective members to preview Ballyhack, and for groups of 4-24 golfers looking to get away. Ballyhack is a Lester George-designed 18-hole championship course featuring 50- to 70-foot elevation changes, with fairways as wide as 150 yards, and old-style, gouged-out, roughed-out bunkers.
Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club (Map)
456 Shadows Drive, Front Royal, VA 22630 | Phone: 540-631-9661
Blue Ridge Shadows is a par-72, 7,315 yard, 18 hole public golf course designed by Tom Clark. It offers nice views and meanders through hardwood forests, split fairways, double greens, elevation changes, and a scenic waterfall.
Bryce Resort Golf Course (Map)
1982 Fairway Drive, Basye, VA 22810 | Phone: 540-856-2121
Bryce Resort’s golf course is open to the public and offers stunning views. The course was designed by Ed Ault, and it is a 6,260 yard, par-71, 18-hole championship course. The layout features 43 strategically placed bunkers, and Stony Creek comes into play on 12 of the 18 holes. Weather permitting, the facility is open year-round.
Cascades Golf Club at Omni Homestead Resort (Map)
7696 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, VA 24445 | Phone: 800-838-1766
Cascades Golf Club at the Omni Homestead Resort is regarded as one of the finest mountain courses in the country. The Cascades Course offers challenging links set against the backdrop of Virginia’s breathtaking mountains. Sam Snead launched his career on this fabled Virginia mountain golf course, which has the honor of being ranked among “America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses” by Golf Digest. Designed by legendary course architect William S. Flynn, the Cascades uses its varied terrain to influence play, rather than dictate it. Nationally ranked, the Cascades Course frequently tops lists of the best Southern Courses including Golfweek magazine’s #1 Virginia course of 2015.
Caverns Country Club Resort (Map)
910 T.C. Northcott Blvd., Luray, VA 22835 | Phone: 540-743-7111
Caverns Country Club Resort golf course sits high above the banks of the Shenandoah River. It is an 18-hole, par 72 course, with 6,499 yards of gently rolling fairways amid vistas of nearby farmlands and mountains.
Cliff View Golf Club & Inn (Map)
410 Friels Drive, Covington, VA 24426 | Phone: 540-962-2200
Cliff View’s 18 hole, par 72, course offers golfers of all skill levels a memorable round of golf. The natural setting of this highland haven nestled along the Jackson River can be appreciated at every turn.
Highland Course at Primland Resort (Map)
4621 Busted Rock Road, Meadows of Dan, VA 24120 | Phone: 276-222-3827
Highland Course at Primland Resort winds its way through the mountain landscape across ridge tops and valleys, combining challenging golf with breathtaking scenery. This exciting golf resort is highly challenging and rewarding and has received rave reviews from the press. With the course’s compelling design, the flora and fauna, the stunning views of the Dan River Gorge, the Pinnacles of Dan and the North Carolina Piedmont, the Primland golfing experience becomes far more than just a day on the greens.
Massanutten Resort Golf (Map)
1822 Resort Drive, McGaheysville, VA 22840 | Phone: 540-289-4941
Massanutten Mountain Greens Golf Course (Map) is known for its steeply terraced tees and fairways. The course’s tumbling topography provides a true test for those who want to master fairway speed and tight angles.
Massanutten Mountain Woodstone Meadows Golf Course (Map) is situated at the base of the mountain. It’s open and picturesque fairways are good for novice golfers, yet challenges experts.
Shenandoah Valley Golf Club (Map)
134 Golf Club Circle, Front Royal, VA 22630 | Phone: 540-636-4653
Shenandoah Valley Golf Club is a 27-hole, premier public golf course that ranks as one of the 10 best Virginia golf courses, according to Golf Digest magazine. Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge and Massanutten mountain range, Shenandoah Valley Golf Club is only about one hour from Washington, D.C.
Shenvalee Golf Resort (Map)
9660 Fairway Drive, New Market, VA 22844 | Phone: 888-339-3181
The Olde Course at Shenvalee is the original 9-holes that have been testing golfers since 1927. And, it’s not often you get to tee it up at a course graced by the great Bobby Jones. At 3000 yards, the course has two par 5, five par 4 and two par 3 holes and is the shortest of the three 9-hole choices. This is a popular choice for walkers.
The Miller Course at Shenvalee is a local favorite. Golfers of all skill levels enjoy this layout. At over 3,250 yards, the course has two par 5, five par 4 and two par 3 holes and features a par 4 that is well over 400 yards from both the black and blue tees.
The Creek Course at Shenvalee is a picturesque 9-hole course with Smith Creek winding throughout. There are challenges for all golfers. At nearly 3,300 yards, the course has two par 5, four par 4 and three par 3 holes and is the longest of the three 9-hole choices.
Westlake Golf Course & Restaurant (Map)
360 Chestnut Creek Drive, Hardy, VA 24101 | Phone: 540-721-4215
Westlake golf course was designed by Russell Breeden, a Virginia native with nearly 100 course designs to his credit. The 6,511-yard course is cut out of the woods along the coves on Smith Mountain Lake.
Wintergreen Resort Golf Courses
Wintergreen Golf Resort has been chosen by Conde Nast Traveler magazine as one of the “Top 50 Golf Resorts in the World.”
Stoney Creek Golf Course at Wintergreen (Map)
1354 Stoney Creek W, Nellysford, VA 22958 | Phone: 434-325-8250
Stoney Creek Golf Course offers spectacular views of Blue Ridge Mountains and the valley below, as it meanders along streams, through hardwood forests, and pristine woodlands.
Devil’s Knob Golf Course at Wintergreen (Map)
Clubhouse Drive, Roseland, VA 22967 | Phone: 434-325-8250
Devil’s Knob Golf Course is the highest golf course in Virginia, sitting at an altitude above 3,000 ft., with gorgeous 50 mile views of valleys below.
WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN GOLF COURSES & GOLF RESORTS
Cacapon Golf Course (Map)
Clubhouse Lane, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411 | Phone: 304-258-1022
The Cacapon Golf Course course plays 6,827 yards from the championship tees with a par of 72. At 2,300 feet, Cacapon Golf Course is a challenging course, designed by golf course designer Robert Trent Jones Sr. The course makes prime use of the rolling foothills at the base of the ridge and features 73 sand bunkers, three ponds, and several other water hazards in the form of small streams coming from the mountain side.
Canaan Valley Resort Golf Club (Map)
230 Main Park Road, Davis, WV 26260 | Phone: 304-866-4121
Canaan Valley Resort Golf Club is an 18-hole, par 72 golf course surrounded by picturesque mountain terrain and the beautiful West Virginia countryside. The Geoffrey Cornish designed course, and it is rated four stars by Golf Digest Magazine. The course is open April through early November. It has 65 sand bunkers and eight water hazards.
Capon Springs and Farms (Map)
1 Main Street, Capon Springs, WV 26823 | Phone: 304-874-3695
The Capon regulation nine hole course with alternative tees on second nine is enjoyed by golfers of all abilities. Par is 34 and there are no water hazards, only sand traps. All supplies and equipment provided free of charge including bags, pull carts, tees, used golf balls & clubs. Motorized carts can be rented and new golf balls can be purchased. There is also a par 3 prep course where the holes are 30-85 yards long. In 2016, Fling golf was introduced to the prep course. This hybrid lacrosse/golf family friendly activity involves “flinging” a regular golf ball with loaner “fling sticks”. For 2017, Fling golf play will be available on the regulation course during the afternoons only.
Greenbrier Resort & Sporting Club (Map)
300 W. Main Street, White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986 | Phone: 844-837-2466
The Old White TPC will reopen from a complete restoration in July for The 2017 Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR FedEx Cup Event.
The Greenbrier Course will operate as a 12-hole routing until it closes in July to be reconstructed by the PGA Tour Ambassador Phil Mickelson.
The Meadows Course is being upgraded and improved and will reopen for Memorial Day weekend with an updated routing plan, newly reconstructed greens and signature stocked sod bunkers throughout the course.
The Oakhurst Links is the oldest golf club designed and built in America. It is operated by The Greenbrier Sporting Club and offers limited tee time opportunities for non members.
The Snead Course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club is a beautiful Tom Fazio design exclusive to members of The Greenbrier Sporting Club.
Locust Hill Golf Course (Map)
278 St. Andrews Drive, Charles Town, WV 25414 | Phone: 304-728-7300
Locust Hill Golf Course is located in historic Charles Town, West Virginia. It has been rated #5 by Golfweek Magazine in West Virginia for best public access courses, daily fee and resorts and given a 4 Star rating by Golf Digest Magazine in the 2000-2001, 2002-2003 and 2008-2009 editions.
Pocahontas County Country Club (Map)
U.S. 219 S, Marlinton, WV 24954 | Phone: 304-799-7466
Pocahontas Country Club is a challenging 9-hole course noted for rolling terrain and scenic surroundings. A good score here demands accurate approach shots and a deft touch around the green. The challenging signature hole is a 201 yard, elevated tee, par 3 that requires a long accurate tee shot over water.
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain Resort (Map)
10 Snowshoe Drive, Snowshoe, WV 26209 | Phone: 304-572-6500
Raven Golf Club at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort has been ranked the #1 Public Golf Course in West Virginia by Golf Week Magazine. It is an 18-hole course designed by Gary Player in 1993, with a combination of beautiful surroundings, dramatic 200-ft. drops from tee to landing area, and scenic mountain views from nearly every tee.
Woods Golf Courses (Map)
5 Clubhouse Ridge, Hedgesville, WV 25427 | Phone: 304-754-7222
The Mountain View Course is an 18-hole course that wanders around a wooded plateau. Most holes play flat and fair, but many golfers are happy to ride carts up and down the hills between some greens and tees. Carved from a forest, Mountain View’s fairways are framed by dogwood, maple, oak, and pine trees. A variety of housing types and architectural styles line the fairways.
The Stony Lick Golf Course has been expanded into an 18 hole mid-length course to complement The Woods 18 hole, 6,600 yard, par 72 Mountain View regulation course. Stony Lick plays to a par of 62 from three sets of tees ranging 3,000 – 3,700 yards in length. Stony Lick is especially fun for high handicappers, youngsters, seniors and families who want to play together. Its 10 par three holes and 8 par four holes provide low handicappers an exacting venue to work on their short games.
Want to know which golf course in the western North Carolina mountains is perfect for you?
If you have the time and money you could play every golf course in the mountains of western North Carolina to find out which one you like most. Or you could ask Ron Clark, founder of First Tee Mountain Golf in Waynesville, NC. He’s already played them all. Literally. And he can tell you which ones are the most challenging, which are the most beautiful, and answer many other questions to help you decide where to play.
I had lunch with Ron last week at the Laurel Ridge Country Club. (It’s one of Ron’s favorite courses.) He loves his job, guiding golfers to their dream courses. For over ten years he’s been putting together golf packages for individuals and groups, combining great places to play with nice places to stay, at affordable prices. Click here to visit Ron’s web site and look over his extensive list of golf courses and lodging information. Then call him (he’s a great guy to work with). His toll-free number is 866-650-6644.