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3.9
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
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2 Stars
7
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.8
82.6%
Recommend this course
38 out of 51 reviews
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3.9
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
3
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2
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0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.9
77.8%
Recommend this course
7 out of 9 reviews
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3.8
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.9
76.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 21 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 68
Length 5167 yards
Slope 110
Rating 64.8
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Lake Junaluska Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1919
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Bendelow (1919)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Minigolf, Tennis

Reviews

3.9
51 Reviews (51)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Review

The course was ok. Nothing special. Had a good time.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Cow pasture

Nice layout. The course needs to be mowed. I lost 3 balls that I drove in the middle of the fairway. Compared to the last two courses I played(Maggie Valley and Cummings Cove) this was by far in the worse shape. Not worth the money I paid.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

junaluska

went very smooth despite corona virus stuff,,,,, good job

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Mountain Layout

Lake Junaluska is a short, moderately easy course with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and the lake. Perfect for average to short hitters, generous fairways generally lead to smaller, tough-to-hit greens. The course is in great shape, and after aeration a few weeks ago, the greens putt smooth and true. With par at 68, there’s still a few par 5s to test your fairway woods. The course layout itself is beautiful, as most of it is natural landscape, with very few houses visible. If you happen to be in the area, don’t pass this gem up!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Good Value

This course offers a great value for the price to play, and is in fair condition as of right now. I have played this course numerous times and it has helped me improve my golf game, being as I just started playing this past summer. My only complaint for this course is that the woman who works the front desk from time to time is the rudest and most stuck up woman I have ever encountered. She doesn't seem to care what the customer thinks, she just wants your money. I will most likely play here again, but I will be spending a lot more money at other courses in the area from here on out.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun course but...

I have played golf at Lake Junaluska numerous times and I have thoroughly enjoyed it. I just took up golfing a few months ago and it's nice to have a cheaper course to play at to begin to improve my golf game. My only complaint is that the lady at the front desk who is there from time to time, is a massive jerk. You would think that being a christian group owned course they would think to hire someone that wasn't so stuck up and rude. Other than that, the course is great for the price.

Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice course to play

Pace of play was a little slow with 4+ groups not letting players play through greens look good fairways did 2 couple holes are side by side but a very fun course to play if your in the area definitely try it out

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Mountain Course

We This is a fun course for bogey shooter like me. Just challenging enough, but scoreable. I shot 78, 85, 79 for my three rounds. Great rounds for me. Beautiful scenery everywhere you look with lake and mountains. This time of year watch for the “leaf traps” in the fairway.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Gem in the Smokies

Great little course for a bogey golfer like me. You can score on this course, but it has challenging holes to keep you interested. A beautiful setting in a mountain valley by a lake.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Beautiful Mountain Course

This course is in a mountain valley in the Smokies in North Carolina. It borders a lake. It is a beautiful setting. The course was in good condition and was fun to play. I am an 18 handicap and shot a 78 that day. Best front nine of my life at 2 over par. Had a first time experience of leaf traps, so many leaves on the fairway, I lost my ball after a great drive in the middle of the fairway.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course (Senior Friendly Layout)

Fun layout kept in great condition. Enjoyed my 3 hour round of 18 holes today. Beautiful surroundings and nice folks.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great shape

Course is in really good condition greens are amazing layout not bad either great round for the cost

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice, inexpensive course

This is a overall great course. The layout is one of the best I have played, and incorporates many moderately difficult, fun to play holes. There is no food or bar on site, however this is made up for by the great price. As I am under 16 I can play a 9-hole round for 5$. The greens are great and the fairway is a bit long but gives beggenirs something to hit off of.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Right now the courses going through an overhaul but is normally in good condition. Have patience.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

cart paths washed out , could use some simple gravel, grass even in fairways not cut recently

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for amateur golfers

I really enjoyed the course. I doesn't have a lot of water, and it's wide open on several holes. Definitely recommend for amateur golfers, because there is room for error. Always enjoy playing on this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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