H. Glenn McDonald

Golf in Crossville

Crossville is "The Golf Capital of Tennessee". Cumberland County caters to all golfers - from duffers to seasoned professionals. With 216 holes on 11 courses, and a lighted Par-3, there is something here for every golfer - including some of the best weather in the Southern United States.

Of the "Top 10 Places to Play in Tennessee", 3 courses were located in Cumberland County - Stonehenge, Heatherhurst and Renegade Mountain. Although some of the courses are private, the public courses would rate high on any golfer's wish-to-play list. Read on for more information...

Four Seasons is Crossville's only lighted golf course and offers a full range of practice facilities, plus a challenging 18-hole par-3 golf course. As the area's complete practice facility, Four Seasons offers golf instruction from individual lessons to group clinics. Located near Fairfield Glade Resort, it has a lighted driving range, practice greens and club rentals. Softspikes are required.

The Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain State Park is a public course. The Bear Trace is a Jack Nicklaus designed course and features 18 holes with bluegrass tees and fairways and bentgrass greens. The course has a pro shop, driving range and putting green.

Deer Creek Golf Course is a pubic course set in a wonderful country club community. The course features bentgrass greens and tees and a bluegrass fairway. The course has 18 holes, a pro shop, driving range and putting green.

Lake Tansi Golf Course at Lake Tansi Village is a private/resort course. This is one of the most popular courses in the community. The course has 18 holes with bluegrass tees and fairways and bentgrass greens. A pro shop, driving range, and putting greens are available.

Renegade Golf Club at Renegade Mountain Resort is a public course. The course was rated one of the "Top 10 Places to Play in Tennessee". Lodging is available and the course features 18 holes of bluegrass tees and fairways with bentgrass greens. The course is currently undergoing renovation and is scheduled to re-open in October 2002.

River Run Golf Club is a lovely public golf course created by acclaimed golf architect Ron Garl, and features 18 holes with bluegrass tees and fairways and bentgrass greens. There are putting greens, driving ranges and pro shop for your use.

Stonehenge Golf Course at Fairfield Glade is the only public course at the Fairfield Glade Resort. The course if magnificent and was selected Golf Digest's number one golf course in Tennessee in 1995. Stonehenge is one of the "Top 10 Places to Play in Tennessee". The course has 18 holes, an excellent pro shop, driving range, putting green and restaurant. One unique feature of Stonehenge is that the entire course, tees, fairways, and greens are bentgrass.

Dorchester Country Club, Druid Hills Country Club and Heatherhurst Golf Club at Fairfield Glade are all private resort courses operated by Fairfield Glade for the benefit of its members and guests. Dorchester and Druid Hills have bluegrass tees and fairways with bentgrass greens. Each course has 18 holes, Heatherhurst Brea and Heatherhurst Crag courses have 36 holes with bluegrass fairways and bentgrass tees and greens. Heatherhurst is one of the three "Top 10 Places to Play in Tennessee". All of these have excellent pro shops, driving ranges and putting greens.