By Darryl Payne
Posted on July 9, 2012
This golf course in Townsend, Tennessee, offers challenging golf action and breathtaking mountain scenery and is just a short drive from Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The course is known for its narrow fairways and blind shots, which make it a true test, but golfers are rewarded with outstanding views of the nearby Great Smoky Mountains. The Laurel Valley Country Club course measures 5,753 yards from the longest tees, and 70 is par for the course, which has a rating of 68.6 and a slope rating of 120. The course was designed by Edmund B. Ault, ASGCA and opened to the public in 1989.
Golfers may access the course throughout the year, and a driving range and golf pro are available on site. Tee times are welcomed, and golf car rentals are included in the green fees. Rental clubs are available. The course is adjacent to Laurel Valley Restaurant & Catering, a full-service restaurant and banquet facility that serves diners a diverse menu as well as memorable views of the mountains.
702 Country Club DriveTownsend, TN 37882
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