By Darryl Payne
Posted on January 15, 2012
Those looking for a Knoxville golf course in the Great Smoky Mountains region might consider Willow Creek Golf Club, located in West Knox County. The club's 18-hole championship course is open to the public and features Bermuda tees, fairways and roughs with bent grass greens. Measuring 6,959 yards from the longest tees, the course is a par-72, with a course rating of 73.5 and a slope rating of 124. Designed by Bill Oliphant and opened in 1988, the course also provides golf lessons and clinics, a full-service bar and grill, and a pro shop offering everything from merchandise to club repair.
Rates at Willow Creek Golf Club start at $30 for nine holes and top out at $62, which is the weekend rate for 18 holes with a cart. Rates in between vary according to time of day, day of week and whether the golfer walks or rents a cart.
12003 Kingston PikeKnoxville, TN 37934
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