By Darryl Payne
Posted on June 11, 2013
Now that we're into the thick of the summer season, more and more visitors are finding time to play golf in the Smokies. Whether you're a beginning golfer or a seasoned veteran of the links, it's a great time to get back into the swing of the game at any of the many scenic and challenging courses in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Below is an overview of area courses just waiting for you to call for a tee time. We've listed them by city so that you can find a course that best suits your travel plans.
• Bent Creek Golf Course – 18-hole public course on U.S. 321 near the Cobbly Nob area.
• Gatlinburg Golf Course – Yes, it's in Pigeon Forge. Actually, this 18-hole public course is near the heart of town and not far from Dollywood.
• Sevierville Golf Club – Two 18-hole public courses (one hilly, one by the river) located between downtown Sevierville and Interstate 40.
• Laurel Valley Country Club – This 18-hole public course also offers memberships and features newly renovated facilities on the peaceful side of the Smokies.
About Darryl Payne
Darryl Payne is a native of East Tennessee in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. He is a web developer with a passion for building great websites. As a local, he can offer a unique perspective on where to stay and things to do while on vacation in the Smokies. To read his latest recommendations, please click the Google+ follow button.