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3.7
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.6
75.0%
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5.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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3.7
3 Reviews (3)
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
66.7%
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Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6150 yards
Slope 123
Rating 67.2
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Smoky Mountain Country Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6150 yards 67.2 123
Grey (W) 71 5519 yards 69.3 127
Grey 71 5519 yards 64.4 114
Gold (W) 71 4980 yards 69.3 127
Gold 71 4980 yards 62.6 107
Green (W) 71 4426 yards 63.9 108
Green 71 4426 yards 61.3 102
Scorecard for Smoky Mountain
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 69.7/119 400 325 340 340 545 483 159 611 174 3377 183 305 277 157 552 460 250 164 425 2773 6150
Grey M: 68.2/115 W: 69.2/117 377 322 320 321 480 430 148 475 170 3043 179 282 241 152 507 417 223 130 345 2476 5519
Gold M: 64.9/105 W: 65.9/107 286 280 316 255 415 375 143 470 140 2680 167 279 236 133 468 357 219 126 315 2300 4980
Green W: 65.1/103 283 208 240 250 410 370 128 369 100 2358 133 257 210 113 463 353 157 97 285 2068 4426
Handicap 7 15 17 9 5 3 13 1 11 4 2 18 16 6 10 8 14 12
Par 4 4 4 4 5 5 3 5 3 37 3 4 4 3 5 5 3 3 4 34 71

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Thomas Walker

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.7
40 Reviews (40)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 18
Narrow Fairways 9
Thick Rough 7
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
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1.0
First Time Playing
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Too extreme to me

Although I played well, the course layout for me was not enjoyable. Just because one can build a golf course in a difficult location doesn't mean you should. A 9 hole course on the valley floor would have been better. The back 9 routing up and down the mountain on cart paths that switched back and forth continually was ridiculous. I don't know why pro shops fail to tell you they aerated the greens and put sand down before you pluck down your greens fee is beyond me. The greens were unplayable in my opinion. Constantly had to wipe sand off my ball and hands.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Fun as always

. I tried to play slow so I wouldn't be pushing the group ahead of me but caught myself waiting on a few holes. But with the views playing slow let me take some pictures and enjoy the mountains. I've played this course 3 or 4 times a year for the last 5 or 6 years. I could play another course in the area for free but I'd have to put up with not being treated very well so I chose to play this friendly course instead of playing a unfriendly course. Its worth the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Mountain Golf with Snowflakes (not liberals) it was cold.

Had fun but the wind was strong and we witnessed some snow for Mi-April.
Friendly staff.
Casino nearby and many attractions. Go ahead and make it a weekend golf trip with the family.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

My wife and I played a round recently and loved it. We are from Myrtle Beach and had to sneak in a round while visiting western NC. The course was beautiful and the elevation changes made it very challangeing. The staff was very friendly and we had a blast. Loved this beautiful mountain course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Smokie Mountain Golf & Country Club is a winner!!

Staff was very friendly, course was in great shape and the weather was perfect. My friends and I have been playing this course once a year for the past 5 or 6 years. I would highly recommend this course. Not terribly long but challenging enough to make it lots of fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a view

Course was pretty nice. Never played it before. Would definitely go back. Know where not to hit now. Rough is tough. Lots of blind down hill shots. Greens very small and putted good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

As a farmer, this is what I would call a cow pasture golf course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Course Conditions Need Some Work

"Mountain Golf" is an understatement ... don't even think about walking here! Some very interesting holes. Dramatic elevation changes. Greens & tee boxes in good shape. Green collars in poor condition on many holes. Rough very inconsistent, with heavy intrusion of weeds and undesirable grasses. Sand hazards OK, but need to be turned over and loosened up. Competent, helpful, friendly staff. Carts in good condition. Good value. With improved course maintenance this could easily be a 4 or 5 star rating.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Gem in the Smokies

Gorgeous scenery and a really fun mountain golf course. Bermuda fairways and Bentgrass greens in very fine condition. The pro shop staff was friendly and helpful. Great value for the price. I played with a member who told me that, under new course superintendent for the past 12 months, the course has never been in better condition. I will play Smoky Mountain again when I am next in the NC mountains.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun and challenging

We enjoyed a beautiful weekday out on this course. Fairways were in good shape but we spent a lot of time searching for balls in the tall grass off the fairways. The greens are in fair shape and smaller, without a lot of slope so i was made a bunch of up-and-downs. If you like elevations, this course has plenty of them with beautiful scenery to go along with it. My only negative is the back 9 is not marked out well enough for the distance between holes. Got lost once and turned around a couple times thinking we were.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun, fun, fun

Cannot say enough about how much fun we had playing this course. Course was not in the best of condition when we played, but I would go back in a heartbeat. If you're planning a trip to the Cherokee Casino and need a place to play you won't be dissatisfied. Great staff in the pro shop.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Worth the drive

We had a group of 4 foursomes for an annual golf trip that we take to a different area. If you're in the area, Smoky Mountain is worth it.

Some really fun mountain golf holes (shorter holes with a lot of bends, huge elevation changes). Hole 5 you will never forget.

Conditioning on a few holes isn't great -- but, trying to grow grass on the side of a hill isn't the easiest thing in the world.

Staff was great to us -- the pro gave us a few pointers, the restaurant had great food ready for us at the turn (we used the phone on Hole 8).

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Sad Condition of what could be a beautiful course

It is obvious that at one time this was a beautiful course. Understand there is a new owner and new greenskeeper. Had looked at website, planned timing for lunch ( not open! ) ; planned to hit the range to warm up ( told that they had no balls! ); 1 employee there - not especially friendly when we walked in. He later became helpful to get us cups of water from the closed restaurant. Vistas are gorgeous and I really hope this course gets the attention it needs -- what potential!!! Recommend only due to vistas and hope for the future of this course & facilities.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

True mountain course

Great fun for a guy from the low country of Charleston, SC. Will be back to play again if for nothing more than the spectacular vistas!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth the rate

A few years ago this place had really good average rates and course was seemingly on the mend. Now the rates are too high for present course conditions. Fairways are brown, greens are spotty, with big dirt spots in them, fringes are rough length. Course has potential. Nice layout, some great playing elevation holes but just can't find a decent greens keeper or they just don't care. I don't know. A real shame.

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

Great mountain golf experience

Hard to focus on the game of golf in this atmosphere. Truly enjoyable course. Although not especially difficult, it is challenging and unique. The elevation changes, the layout, the cart path switch-backs and beautiful ascents through tunnels of hardwood foliage are worth the little extra cost, as it was a bit pricey. All in all though, if I'm back in the area, I look forward to playing it again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Interesting and nice views

The course was interesting and challenging. The greens had been recently punched and were not yet recovered. They had just experienced some serious rain so it was a tad soggy in some areas.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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