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4.5
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
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3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
94.4%
Recommend this course
68 out of 71 reviews
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4.2
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
4
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 10 reviews
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4.3
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.9%
Recommend this course
16 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Woodland
Par 71
Length 6311 yards
Slope 121
Rating 69.3
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Montgomery Bell Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round. High Season: April 1st - October 31st
Architect Gary Baird (1988) George Cobb (1973) Jerry Lemons (2016)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Activities

Fishing, Cycling

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
71 Reviews (71)
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Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Trees

Tree lined fairways on every hole. Greens were perfect with lots of speed. Good for all skill levels. Short from the white tees. Will play the blues next time

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Good value for money. Greens great . Pace of play should be quicker.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Pace of play not good

Got stuck behind a ladies tournament (which they never mentioned). They were supposedly playing best ball, but for whatever reason the pace was so bad my foursome literally had to wait 10-15 mins on every tee box. When I asked a staff member about it he argued the over 2 1/2 hrs for the first nine was not a problem. I’ve heard others say pace can be an issue here. Nice course in a nice setting but just know going in the mgmt doesn’t really monitor or manage the pace of play like a well managed course would

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

Beautiful surrounding s

Want a beautiful course in the middle of a state park with nature all around? Then this is the course. The greens need a little TLC but the layout and wide fairways make for a wonderful outing. The prices just went up but it's still a good value

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot Day!

Course is in good shape. Greens are tight. Layout is nice but as a beginner pretty tough. Great challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
California Advisor
First Time Playing

Doglegs!!

It’s a spectacular setting for a course! Tee boxes were a little chewed up and greens didn’t seem to be running the same speed from hole to hole, but the fairways and greens were really well kept. Everyone was exceptionally friendly and it’s definitely worth the 45 minute drive from Nashville. Almost every par 4 doglegs, but the elevation changes keep things interesting without being gimmicky. I will definitely return next time I’m in town, and thanks for the great experience!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

One of those days where you would love for a ranger to drive a few groups ahead and find out who was holding everyone back...makes for impatient golfers. Saturday morning needs to have a ranger keeping everyone on pace.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Very nice course, wish we had been about 2 weeks later when the grass had come back in.
Staff was awesome, challenging layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course but pretty rough

The course is a good layout but at this time of year very rough off fairways and tee boxes were rough. Play picked up and had a great time.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Nice state park course

Played here this week for the first time and it's pretty nice for a state park course. I work at a city ran course in Memphis and wish we had better conditions like these. Pretty rural area, fast pace of play and great price. Amazing how many deer running around the entire course. I hope to be back at some point.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Very disappointed. Greens were punched and bumpy

I love the layout of MBGC, but the greens are what put it over the top. This time, the greens hadn't healed yet from be aerated and no one notified us that they weren't in good shape. They also made me pay full rack rate, even though the course conditions were so different.

Really disappointed.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great time

The course is great shape. The greens are challenging. Beautiful tree-lined fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great “State Park Course”

Driving to Montgomery Bell was the most difficult part. Finding these course is a bit difficult (regardless of Waze, Apple Maps, etc). That being said, the course was in surprisingly good condition for being early April. The Staff was nice when we got there, but non-existent after we paid our greens-fees. Pace of play was okay, but we were not notified that they were having a 4 man scramble the day we booked our tee time. All in all, yes I would recommend the course because it is a beautiful, old golf course that most golfers would enjoy.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Very enjoyable golf course. Worth the drive!

I drove almost an hour to play this course and was not disappointed. Unfortunately, the day I played had a full tee sheet and play was very slow. I won't hold that against them, though. Overall, it's a great course and I look forward to returning next season.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun course

Great shape and greens were FAST! I knocked it 1 star on account of it running a bit short. Fortunately (if you call it that) I'm a bit injured with a rib strain so my swing speed is down so the shorter course played to my advantage, that said if you can carry the ball 270+ you're gonna want to play from the tips otherwise you're definitely going to out drive some fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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