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4.2
704 Reviews (704)
5 Stars
319
4 Stars
282
3 Stars
78
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
88.3%
Recommend this course
637 out of 704 reviews
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4.0
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.1
84.2%
Recommend this course
32 out of 38 reviews
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4.2
206 Reviews (206)
5 Stars
93
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.3%
Recommend this course
182 out of 206 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6282 yards
Slope 127
Rating 70.4
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Course Details

Year Built 1955
Golf Season Year round
Architect William Langford (1955) Bob Cupp (2007) Bob Cupp (1993) Dan Maples (1974) David Johnson (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.2
704 Reviews (704)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 64
Narrow Fairways 41
Bunkers 31
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 51
A Weekend Splurge 26
Advanced Golfers 23
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 53
Convenient to the City 44
Worth the Drive 18

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Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mountain Course

You need to be in good health to get around this course. Many holes are cart path only because it’d be too unsafe to drive a cart on the fairway. We are in good health and I couldn’t stop thinking about what others would do. Many blind shots as well. The course slope and rating should be redone.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course. Slow play

Course is in great condition and great layout. However they stuck me (a single) behind a group of 8 and the ranger wouldn’t let me pass. Took over 2 hours for my first 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course Wxcept for the Greens

Overall this is a beautiful course. The pace of play was good and the staff was excellent. The greens were in pretty bad shape on about five of the holes. A few bare spots on those and all the greens still had the aeration pattern on them. Other than that, I would come back and play this course again. It did rain on us from about the 9th through the 15th holes and that was the biggest detractor, obviously not the courses fault.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

STL Native Review

Wowie. If you lose a Titleist ProV IV, have no fear just look around you. The course speaks for itself. Mark in the pro shop was more than accommodating, the snack bar host was the nicest person, even though you couldn’t buy beer at noon on a Sunday, and the Marshall gave us a great introduction as to what to expect.

You are their for the views, not to nitpick a course that’s built into a mountain. Remember that and you will enjoy yourself as we did

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyable, and in good shape.

this course is very picturesque, which good challenging holes lots of hills and undulation. Greens and fairways are in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Too Tricked Up

Course conditions were good with the exception of the 9th fairway (very sloppy and wet even though it had been several days since it had rained) and several greens on the backside where there is a lot of shade. Had to keep carts fully on path for 8 holes and for several others there were areas of the fairway where the cart was not allowed. Clearly, this is a very hilly course so you expect some of this, but the cart path restriction here was excessive. This is particularly frustrating as they advertise in cart gps which is basically useless on cart path only holes. Also, a number of the holes are tricked up (90 degree doglegs with short, narrow fairways that run out, so if you don't have local knowledge, you have a hard time picking a good club off of the tee. Finally, the forward tee on the last hole is nonsensical. A player from that tee is faced with a 75 yard tee shot to a plateau that steeply falls into a pond if too long only to lay up to a 130-150 yard carry across water to the green. The other tee boxes are fine, but the forward tee should be moved to the side of the pond and changed to a par three. The staff was friendly, but when we finished our round at about 6:30PM, the clubhouse was closed up tight with no staff anywhere to be found. Couldn't even access the restrooms!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slowest play ever

Should never take 5 1/2 hrs to play a round of golf. Regardless of pleas to the golf course staff to speed up play, nothing was done.

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

Good variety

This was a pleasant surprise in the middle of Pigeon Forge. The elevation of some greens and tee boxes added to the difficulty. It was a beautiful course. We plan to go back in the future. (It was a very windy day!)

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great mountain course

This was my first playing the course. The layout was great with unique holes and challenging elevation changes.

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

The mountains

This was the most challenging course I played. Play your shots wisely or the mountains will eat you up. I am definitely coming back.

Conditions Good
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Fun mountain course. The par three #12 is awesome. Course was in very good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout

Excellent value for the money Absolutely need a cart
It’s a mountains course
Would have given it a five but greens were punched
And difficult to putt
Rest of course excellent

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time

Course is in great shape. Come out and play a round. Number 12 has a great view.

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