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4.5
163 Reviews (163)
5 Stars
113
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
93.1%
Recommend this course
152 out of 163 reviews
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4.7
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.9%
Recommend this course
47 out of 49 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.3%
Recommend this course
66 out of 70 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6842 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.1

The Cumberland River gave birth to the Scottish links-style Gaylord Springs Golf Links, a par-72 golf course that provides 18 testing holes that border limestone bluffs and wetlands protected by the feds. The golf course, designed by the former U.S. Open and PGA Champion Larry Nelson, has collected several distinctions over its days.

The big draw on the Gaylord Springs Golf Links is the signature fourth hole, home to the hundred-plus-year-old springhouse that gives the golf course its name.

After a round on the Gaylord Springs Golf Links, head back to the 43,000-square-foot antebellum-style clubhouse to shop, dine, and take in the views of the golf course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens MiniVerde Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Larry Nelson (1991) Jeff Brauer (1991) Jeffery D. Blume (1989) Jerry Lemons

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
163 Reviews (163)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in great shape!

We have played this course several times and it's always in great shape. The greens roll true and are very receptive. Overall great experience!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course but....

Good course, conditions are good and everyone I encountered seemed very concerned about quality service. The cart communication however has been taken a little too far, it buzzes, rings, dings and locks up far too often for me and I'm sure a lot of other people too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

KC solo golfer

Awesome dunes course - long - driver in 90% of course, layout fun and challenging - greens fast and slopey, rough plush, thick, and hard to get out of

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart

First Time , LOVED IT!

This was my first time at the course and loved it. Range and practice area top-notch. The course was tough but fair... Will go back for sure...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Public course with a private experience

First time i put the wallet out to play ($85 - maybe worth it?), and this course blew me away. The staff welcomed me with a golf cart and range balls - I'm already feeling welcome here. The course was fair with many rolling hills to penalize an off-line tee shot, paired with tight fairways. I wish their flags designated a pin position, as they were all blue and some false-fronts left me guessing. I played the blue tees and i should have backed up to the golds. A lot of holes felt short, often hitting 5-irons into 9-irons on par 4's from the Blue tees. I finished up with an 83 being a 11-HCP for my first time there. The greens aren't terribly undulating, but pitched to front/back and fast with the grain (even when wet!). Each hole was different and while i appreciate some iron lay-ups, i'd play a further back tee next time just for some better targets on my driver. All in all, one of the best public courses i've played within 10 miles of nashville due to the staff and fairway/bunker/green conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track and incredible condition

This is a great public course in Nashville. One of the closest feels to country club level, very comparable to the quality of the Hermitage. The practice facility at Gaylord can’t be beat! The course is great, very approachable for a mid to high handicapper, but can also be a long players course due to the approachable greens. I take lessons out there and hit balls a couple times a month, quickly becoming my go to course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Too hot

Links style course. Very hot in August. Recommend that they pass out cold towels during days above 95

So fatigued wanted to not finish. Went through three gloves.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth the money

Great course
Well maintained
Great staff
Challenging yet playable

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

Aug. 6th Review

Course is in GREAT condition right now - greens are rolling excellent. Pace of play was a little slower than I thought it would be but what can ya do! Staff is excellent and willing to help with anything and the course is very fun to play. Can’t wait to get back out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You should try it at least once

Great course overall, the only drawback for me was that some holes were very close to each other, but that won’t stop me from playing again, just have to watch out for other golfers. The starter was very informative, so ask about the course when you start. A couple of holes had areas under repair, but they were properly marked.

Due to the current climate a proper review of the off course amenities could not be given.

Enjoy!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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