Bring Your Clubs and Tee Up on Vacation in Gatlinburg
Vacation should be a time of rest and relaxation. For many vacationers a relaxing day out includes a trip to the greens! If you’re a golfer and have never experienced a round in the Smoky Mountain region you’re missing out on a unique encounter. Many golfers travel from across the globe to gain access to challenging new shots while basking in the majestic scenery of the Smokies. For these reasons and more golfing is often touted as one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg.
Of course, golfing in Gatlinburg requires a top-notch homebase. Diamond Mountain Rentals offers a full menu of Gatlinburg cabin rentals in all sizes to compliment your golfing trip. One bedroom cabins like Sweet Retreat have a full suite of kitchen amenities as well as a deck view of the park. You can enjoy a soak in the hot tub after a long round of golf or a nice cold brew on the cabin’s cozy porch swing.
Traveling with the whole gang? Larger cabin options like Mountain View sleep up to seven guests and have a few bonus amenities like a firepit and gameroom. Either way, these Gatlinburg cabin rentals provide easy access to the area’s best golf courses offering convenience and comfort that’s hard to beat! Here are a few golf courses to consider while in Gatlinburg:
Bent Creek Golf Club
This snazzy course is the closest in proximity to all the Gatlinburg cabin rentals. When golfing this par 72 course you’ll truly get a feel for the area’s diverse landscape. The front nine holes are weaved throughout the area’s low valley points while the back nine holes explore more mountainous terrain stretching all the way to Smoky Mountain National Park. The clubhouse was newly rebuilt in 2016 and offers guests a host of amenities and food options.
Gatlinburg Golf Course
While the name isn’t the most creative, the course is quite the opposite. Known for its challenging dimensions you won’t find a flat hole on the entire landscape. If you live in a flat area, this course is definitely a place to challenge new skills with its sloping greens. Most dramatically, the 12th hole is its signature mark. Featuring 194 yards and a whopping 200 foot drop the hole is dubbed “Sky High” by the locals. Don’t be alarmed though. If you’re fairly new to the game this course is still low-key providing the perfect learning environment. It’s often dubbed one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg.
Wild Laurel Golf Course
This course is an excellent spot to unwind. Located just west of bustling Gatlinburg, you’ll find this side of town to be quieter, calmer, and more scenic. The drive to the course is one of the best things to do in Gatlinburg even if you don’t plan to golf! The scenery is simply stunning. The course itself is fairly mild and you’ll find the proshop to be adequate for all your needs. Whether you have your own clubs or need to borrow a set, Wild Laurel has you covered.
Time to Tee Up!
If you love to golf or would like to learn, our many Gatlinburg courses offer the perfect opportunity to tee up. As a favorite past time of tourists and locals alike, a day on the course is a must-do while on vacation in Gatlinburg. Enjoy!