Ready to play Golf in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains? The Tennessee Smoky Mountains area is well known as the Southeast’s family vacation destination. Everyone knows about the abundance of amusement parks, shopping, and dinner shows for the entire family to enjoy throughout the Smokies, but did you know there are three highly ranked golf courses all within a 25-mile radius of each other?
Golfing in the Great Smoky Mountains is an amazing activity that golf enthusiasts from around the world come to experience. The attractive scenery and stimulating greens make golfing in the Smokies a memorable event to all who long for the swing of a golf club. These professionally designed fairways offer open access to the public all year long with each golf course offering its own unique golfing challenges for the beginner to the most experienced golfing pro.
Smoky Mountain Golf Courses
Gatlinburg Golf Course
520 Dollywood Ln, Pigeon Forge, T 37863
865-453-3912 or (800)231-4128
The Gatlinburg Golf Course is actually located in the heart of Pigeon Forge, across from our Bear Cove Falls Pigeon Forge cabins next doors to Dollywood Amusement Park.
Gatlinburg Golf Course is open year-round, offering golfers a fully equipped pro shop and food services. Designed by noted golf course architect William Langford, this beautiful 18-hole golf course later underwent a half-million dollar renovation to several holes in 2007 by Bob Cupp & Associates of Atlanta. Rebuilt greens and reworked fairways offer beginners to well-seasoned golfers a unique challenge on every hole. Gatlinburg Golf Course has received the honorable distinction as one of the most picturesque courses in America with its breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Some of the legendary holes at the Gatlinburg Golf Course are: #12, affectionately known as “Sky Hi,” which drops 200 feet from tee to the green; #3, a 529-yard par 5 aptly named “Long Lane” for good reason; and #17, a 231-yard par 3 offering very little in the way of forgiveness. Together this spectacular 18-hole golf course in Pigeon Forge stretches out over 6,281 yards of challenging and exciting fun.
Gatlinburg Golf Course green fees vary. June through October and holidays are peak season with the highest green fees, which vary slightly with the time of day for your tee-off and discounts available for seniors, juniors, and Active Duty Military. The Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course also offers guests the option to play 9-holes on an adjusted fee. For additional information on tee times and prices, please call the pro shop at (800) 231-4128 or (865) 453-3912. During prime season (June through October), tee times should be reserved up to 14 days in advance. You may also reserve your tee time online.
The Gatlinburg Golf Course’s Clubhouse offers several services to its guests. Visit the well-stocked Pro Shop with golf gadgets, golfing apparel and more conveniently located inside the Clubhouse. While waiting for your tee time, relax with your golfing buddies and grab a bite to eat. The Gatlinburg Clubhouse is open every day from 7am – 7pm.
Eagles Landing Golf Course / The Sevierville Golf Club
1556 Old Knoxville Highway, Sevierville, TN 37876
865-429-4223 or 888-710-1388
Eagles Landing Golf Course, otherwise referred to as Sevierville Golf Club, is nestled in the foothills of the magnificent Great Smoky Mountains alongside the Little Pigeon River just minutes from downtown Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Eagles Landing Golf Course offers the services and amenities of a high-quality private club on a daily fee basis with two 18-hole championship courses. The Highlands Course is a par 70 that winds through lush rolling hills and fresh water mountain ponds while The River Course is a par 72 that crosses the Little Pigeon River.
Eagles Landing Golf Course fees vary with tee times and the seasons. There are reduced rates for seniors and as much as 50% discount for golfers under 15 years of age. You don’t have to be a pro to enjoy golf and Sevierville Golf Club offers group and individual golf lessons.
Fill up before you hit the golf course or unwind after the back 9 with a tasty snack from the Eagles Landing Clubhouse featuring favorites like hamburgers and chicken salad sandwiches. Planning on playing in any Sevierville golf tournaments, check out our Sevierville cabin rentals for nearby Sevierville accommodations.
Bent Creek Golf Course
3919 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Bent Creek Golf Club is located just outside Gatlinburg Tennessee in the Cobbly Nob area of Hwy 321. Bent Creek blends spectacular golf fairways with fantastic club amenities with natural pristine Smoky Mountains scenery as a backdrop.
Designed by three-time Masters and British Open Championship Winner Gary Player, Bent Creek Golf Club’s front nine hug the valley floor and a beautiful sparkling mountain stream that runs throughout the entire golf course, while its back nine offers golfers the challenges of a mountain course. Southern Living Travel Guide rated Bent Creek Golf Resort one of the “Top Fifty Golf Courses in the South.”
Visit their pro shop and enjoy working on your short game with their chipping and putting areas. Not a pro and always wanted to learn the game of golf, Bent Creek Golf Club offers golf lessons as well. Need nearby accommodations, check out our Gatlinburg cabin rentals located downtown Gatlinburg, in Chalet Village Resort and throughout the Gatlinburg area.
Mills Park Disc Golf (Gatlinburg Parks & Recreation)
1230 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
While disc golf is a fast growing sport throughout the nation, the Smoky Mountains is just beginning to get into this unique way of golfing. Mills Park Gatlinburg Disc Golf is the only public disc course in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. For those unfamiliar with the sport of Disc Golf, also known as Frisbee Golf, is very similar to traditional ball golf. However, instead of using golf balls and golf clubs, players throw a disc into a basket or at a target. Scoring remains the same with the lowest score winning the game
Mills Park Gatlinburg is also a great place to bring the family to unwind between shopping and other Gatlinburg events. Aside from its 9 hole Gatlinburg Disc Golf Course, Mills Park offers:
- 400-meter track
- Skate park
- Football field
- Softball field
- Basketball court
- Horseshoe pits
- Jogging trail
- Playground area
- Picnic tables
- Covered pavilion
Enjoy the mountain air at a Smoky Mountain Golf Course!
Golfing fans know golf isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life! Come enjoy some of the South’s most unique golf courses. Whether playing 18-holes of golf or 9-holes of disc golf, you will experience challenging layouts, emerald fairways, well-manicured greens, and beautifully wooded landscapes providing the most relaxing picturesque settings in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Families, there are over two dozen miniature golf courses between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge alone! If you love putt-putt golf, otherwise called miniature golf, visit our Smoky Mountains Miniature Golf page for a list of putt-putt golf courses in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville.
These spectacular golf courses are located throughout the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee, welcome’s millions of visitors annually. For additional things to do and see while visiting the Smoky Mountains area be sure to look over our Smoky Mountains Area Information pages for theme-parks, fun-parks, world-class entertainment, name brand outlet shopping, and great places to eat.