The sunsets are nearly as dramatic as the course terrain at this 6,500-yard Smoky Mountains golf club, which was once part of the Moody Farm that grew tobacco and corn until the 1960s.
Adorned with lush greenery on every hole, this recently renovated course takes full advantage of its rolling landscape near Pigeon Forge.
For the past 40-plus years, this 72-par Gatlinburg golf course has been a golfers’ favorite. It made the list of Southern Living Travel’s top 50 courses of the South.
One of the few golf courses in the country owned by an American Indian tribe (the Eastern Band of the Cherokee), this Robert Trent Jones II-designed facility is deep in Carolina Smokies and provides unspoiled natural vistas at every turn.
You’ll experience about 400 feet in elevation changes at this Whittier golf course, designed by Thomas Walker, and have the kind of blast that mountain fairways can provide.