The first thing many will tell you about Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course is usually along the lines of, Oh, it’s beautiful—the views are just beautiful. The Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course, actually located in Pigeon Forge, offers not only a challenging course but breathtaking panoramic views of the hazy blue Smokies that make up much of eastern Tennessee. Those who golf do so for many reasons, ranging from competitive nature to ways of relaxation. One aspect of the game that is enjoyed by all types of golfers is the scenery. And that aspect is a main draw for golfers living and vacationing in Tennessee. It’s no wonder Golf Digest ranked it the No. 1 municipal golf course in all 50 states. If you and your family are en route or planning a Bluegreen Vacations experience in Tennessee, grab your clubs for some time on the greens.
About the Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course
The 18-hole Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course is the perfect place to relax, enjoy your time alone or with the family and rejuvenate your outdoors enthusiasm during a vacation to Tennessee. A 2007 half-million dollar renovation to the course has helped it to become one of the most-visited courses in the Smokies. It has been lauded for its picturesque greens and recommended by travel and golf magazines and websites across the country.
The course is open year-round and offers modern and fully-equipped facilities and a pro shop. The Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course was designed by William B. Langford, a renowned architect who has created challenging and beautiful courses throughout the country.
The Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course features 6,282 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71. The course is rated at 73.3 and has a slope rating of 132 on Bermuda. Hole No. 12 is legendary, affectionately known as “Sky Hi.” It’s a 195-yard par 3 that drops 200 feet. No. 3, a 529-yard par 5 is known as “Long Lane,” is amont the toughest holes to hit.
If you already know the dates of your vacation to Tennessee, you can book a tee time online or call them at (800) 231-4128.