Golf in the Smoky Mountains: Gatlinburg golf courses, driving ranges, etc.
Golf Courses in the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Smoky Mountain area:
BENT CREEK GOLF COURSE: The Gatlinburg Lodge at SmokyMountainViews is approximately 3 miles to the Gary Player designed Bent Creek Golf Course. This beautiful par 72 course, set near The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, opened in 1972. Bent Creek Golf Resort has been rated one of the 'Top Fifty Golf Courses in the South' by Southern Living Travel Guide. Bent Creek Golf Village offers Creek Side Grill, Putting Green, Group and Tournament Rates, Full-Service Golf Shop, PGA Staff, Golf Lessons (Group and Private), etc.
GATLINBURG GOLF COURSE: After a recent half-million dollar renovation, it shouldn't be surprising that Golf Digest named the Gatlinburg Golf Course The Best Municipal Course in Tennessee in August 2009. Also nearby (located near Dollywood, just 5 miles from Downtown Gatlinburg), the Gatlinburg Golf Course offers breath-taking views of The Smoky Mountains. The Gatlinburg Golf Course is home to the legendary 'Sky Hi', number 12, which drops 200 feet, tee to green.
LAUREL VALLEY GOLF COURSE (702 Country Club Drive): A little further away in Townsend TN, the Laurel Valley Golf is well worth the drive. Within range of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and Knoxville, this challenging course can be enjoyed by golfers of all skill levels.
OTHER GOLF COURSES: Eagle's Landing Golf Course in Sevierville (1556 Old Knoxville Hwy). Smoky Mountain Country Club (1220 Golf Course Rd) in Newport. Royal Oaks Country Club (4411 Legends Way), Maryville.