A view of a green surrounded by tricky bunkers at Avalon Country Club.
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3.8
359 Reviews (359)
5 Stars
105
4 Stars
124
3 Stars
67
2 Stars
40
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
70.8%
Recommend this course
266 out of 359 reviews
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3.6
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
70.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 10 reviews
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3.9
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
69.7%
Recommend this course
23 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6764 yards
Slope 141
Rating 72.3
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Avalon Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Lee (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim and a collared shirt

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Tennessee (2016 #15)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2015 #23)

Reviews

3.8
359 Reviews (359)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Brunch 8
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 30
Elevation Changes 28
Undulating Greens 27
This course/club is great for:
Locals 23
Advanced Golfers 19
Entertaining Clients 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 28
Worth the Drive 14
In the 'Burbs 11

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3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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3.0
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Conditions Average
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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3.0
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EXTREMELY SLOW GREENS

I have played this course before, but not with the new extremely disappointed with the greens. They were fuzzy and VERY SLOW. I was very upset that had to pay regular price on Golf Now. Price should have been discounted due to the greens, which were approaching unplayable. I will not be back there any time soon, if ever. I would rather play on greens that have been punched than play on these greens.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 2
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Reviews 67
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Greens a poppin’

The biggest problem Avalon has had for the last couple of years was the greens. They were a mess. GOOD NEWS! The problem will soon be solved…We all hope. The old greens have been completely replaced and should be rounding into great shape soon. They are still very slow as the course allows them to mature before cutting to close. The course has always been a favorite of mine. Nice facilities, friendly staff, good layout and well maintained carts with GPS and automatic breaking on steep terrain. If all goes well the new greens will be the finishing touch on a fun round of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
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Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 3
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Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Embarrassing

If you actually care about score don’t play here. 80 percent of the greens are unplayable. I won’t be back. Place isn’t worth 10 bucks

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

Love this course. Great staff all round the facility. Course is always in great shape. Very nice to have such a great course only a few minutes away.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course, great price!

Avalon is one of the best courses in Knoxville. Staff is friendly, carts feature GPS for you to see yardages. Greens are in great condition!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 78
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Had a great round

When I checked in, the golf shop told me to golf with two other golfers. They were good players so we played each hole efficiently. The tees and the fairways were in great shape. Maintenance was performed on the greens on 3,14 and 15 so they had temporary greens set up.

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

Course Review

It was a great course that was awesome to play. The course had great fairways and was challenging and fun to play. Great course overall!

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

This is a great course.

The course is challenging but well kept and is very enjoyable to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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