Lakeside Golfing in East Tennessee
Nestled in rolling hills with picturesque views of the Smoky Mountains, Jefferson County, TN is home to five breath-taking golf courses offering rooms, villas, and affordable packages for vacationers.
Five Golf Courses Offer A Week of Opportunity
Five golf courses with picturesque views. 6,700 yards of greens on several courses. Villas to rest in and country clubs to dine. Jefferson County is home to all of this and more, making a golf vacation in Jefferson County, TN, an idyllic location.
At the easternmost point of the county, you start with Baneberry Golf and Resort. The course offers 6,700 yards of green, private rooms and villas, a fully stocked pro-shop, and restaurant and bar. Options for activities include a swimming pool, driving range, and views of the stars from your private balcony, and kitchenettes that make this destination a home away from home. Baneberry is within a day’s travel from Cincinnati, Columbus, Atlanta, Louisville, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Located 20 minutes away is Dandridge Golf and Country Club. With 27 holes, 6,100 yards from the back tees, 5,800 yards from regular tees, and 4,900 yards from the forward tees, all combinations are par-72. The course is scenic and provides Smoky Mountain vistas and views of Douglas Lake as you meander through valleys, woodlands, and hills during your game. The reputation of the course is known for providing enjoyable golf to the seasoned professional as well as the beginner. Monday, Wednesday and Friday there is a 1:00 Points Game as well as a Fun League Scramble at 5pm on Thursdays. The clubhouse is a perfect retreat at the days end to refuel with your fellow golfers, or to even host a local event, or charity golf tournament. Check out their website for more information on upcoming events .
Patriot Hills Golf Club is the sister course to Dandridge Golf Course and is located close by in Jefferson City. When the course was opened in 1997, it was named the “best new course in East Tennessee,” and offers a par-72 course measuring 6,710 yards from the back tees. The layout is similar to its sister, Dandridge Golf Course, but offers a more challenging game while still sporting views of the Smoky Mountains. Lessons are available at Patriot Hills taught by Master P.G.A. Professional Carl Lohren, who was voted one of the Top 25 Best Teachers of the Century, and his daughter, Dr. Tammy Lohren, P.G.A. Professional.
Heading North on US-92/ Old Andrew Johnson Hwy, and then taking a right onto US-11E N will take you to Lost Creek Golf Club. The course is again surrounded by views of the Smokies, mature trees, and lush greens. If you forgot your clubs or decide last minute to stop by, rental clubs are only $10, making Lost Creek a perfect place for a spontaneous game of golf. The course runs several specials including unlimited Monday games for just $23 dollars, including cart, get fit Thursdays where you can play and walk all day for $12, special orange tees set up to play a par 3 course – get a birdie, win a free ball, discounts for Carson Newman students, and frequent players prices! PGA Professional, Sam Newgent is available for hire to assist with your game, and his prices are worth your time!
Lastly, White Pine Golf Club is located on the beautiful shores of Douglas Lake. This 9-hole course is par-36 and features 3,090 yards on a challenging course, year-round. Like the other courses in the area, White Pine Golf Club is challenging and provides long fairways, mountain view, and boasts a 170-yard par 3 which requires a tee shot over water onto a triple-tiered green.
Book Your East Tennessee Golf Vacation in Jefferson County, TN
Lush Bermuda grasses await you after you book your place to eat, play, stay, and shop on your next East TN Golf Vacation in Jefferson County, TN. Each course offers unique amenities, beautiful vistas, and local attractions. Take your golf game to a truly serene location – out of the traffic and into the mountains in Jefferson County, TN.