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3.6
160 Reviews (160)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
60
3 Stars
45
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.6
78.0%
Recommend this course
119 out of 160 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.2
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
78.6%
Recommend this course
22 out of 28 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.7
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.2
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
40 out of 48 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 68
Length 5167 yards
Slope 110
Rating 64.8
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Lake Junaluska Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1919
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Bendelow (1919)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Minigolf, Tennis

Reviews

3.6
160 Reviews (160)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 6

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Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

I almost don’t want to post this because I don’t want this course to get to crowded, however I must recognize the staff of the course for doing an outstanding job. The greens and fairways were in outstanding shape. Best of the year and I play often here. I played a local country club the next day for twice the price and the course conditions do not compare. I love this course and commend the grounds crew for doing a wonderful job!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful scenery at a good price

Fall leaves, sunshine, and a gentle breeze off the lake made for a pleasant afternoon of golf. Once they get their sprinkler systems in order, hopefully they can repair some fairway damage on a few holes. Nice golf experience for the $27 I paid yesterday

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course, poor pace

This is a beautiful course and in great condition but, the pace of play was terrible. They obviously allowed too many tee times. It took 3 hours to finish the front nine & I had to leave on 14 because it had already been almost five hours. They were moving pins and cutting grass while we were actually on the greens & tee boxes. I’ve played golf for 38 years and never seen so many people/maintenance on a golf course. I recommend less tee times and actually have it setup so maintenance can do there job without disrupting play so much. I should be able to play a round in five hours on a short course. 🤷‍♂️
Plus side note Golfnow screwed me again. I paid for the round twice and neither the club or GN would make it right. 🙄

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I’ve played this course for more than 20 years

I have played this course since I was in my teens and this was by far the best conditions I have ever played. It is really a world of difference from when I first started playing golf. It is no Augusta National but it is a fun track to play with interesting holes. I’ll keep coming back when I visit family.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Memorable outing

We play here often and the pace of play is usually great. Today was special as my wife got her first hole-in-one on hole number 5.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the money.

Don’t even bother. It is a shade better than a university run per 3 course.

Conditions Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course in Maggie Valley

Good course for the money. Cart paths and signs to next hole could use some improvement. Fairways were in great shape. Greens were decent, under going some sanding when we played, but did not deter from the putting. Friendly staff. I will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

LAYOUT

Sorry, but the back 9 is the worst layout we've ever seen in 30+ yrs.. Wish I'd taken photos, you play thru power lines down narrow fairway!! Pace of play was horrendous. Got a "deal" on toff but not worth it.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course and a really good value!

Staff was very helpful. Course was in very good conditions. Green roll true and very smooth.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
First Time Playing

Just not good

No food or beer on site.
Blind corners can lead to some dangerous situations especially considering the bad pace of play.
You can end up in the fairway but you may be laying in mud or just tall grass - absolutely no real course maintenance.
Overpriced for what you get.
Some seriously strange hole layouts that can make it confusing.
I've played all over the world and this is a top 3 worst courses I've ever played.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course conditions and value for money spent

Overall good value for a pretty nice place. Greens were in great condition!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lake Junaluska golf course

Always enjoy playing there, it’s got some very interesting holes that’s for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

On 7/15/22 the course was way over book for a 8am start. I started play at 8:01 am at 11:30 am I left after just playing 7 holes …

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great pace and greens impeccable

Played day before July 4th. Course play had a perfect pace. Greens were well cared for and rolled true. Excellent value! Highly recommend..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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