Gaylord Springs Golf Links

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4.7
53
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
96.0%
Recommend this course
51 out of 53 reviews
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4.8
16
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 16 reviews
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4.6
33
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.0%
Recommend this course
32 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6842
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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6842 yards 73.1 133
Gold 72 6516 yards 71.6 130
Blue 72 6165 yards 69.8 127
White 72 5759 yards 68.3 118
Red 72 5040 yards 69.3 115
Scorecard for Springhouse
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: 73.8/136 529 441 160 392 444 533 455 179 349 3482 505 451 524 184 335 392 317 210 442 3360 6842
Gold M: 72.3/133 504 420 149 380 432 513 428 161 338 3325 495 437 505 164 320 371 296 181 422 3191 6516
Blue M: 70.6/128 491 402 145 338 416 485 401 148 314 3140 485 407 487 139 301 362 277 164 403 3025 6165
White M: 68.8/119 W: 71.1/117 472 374 125 300 400 461 387 122 303 2944 463 371 472 125 282 340 244 148 370 2815 5759
Red W: 70.1/115 459 331 108 232 291 410 344 94 298 2567 443 328 443 90 244 278 210 112 325 2473 5040
Handicap 9 3 15 11 1 7 5 17 13 10 4 8 18 12 6 14 16 2
Par 5 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 36 5 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens MiniVerde Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Larry Nelson (1991) Jeff Brauer (1991)

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.

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4.7
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5.0
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First Time Playing

People are fantastic here. Bravo!

Great day in November! Course well maintained. You could sense the pride the staff has in their club. Met several members: friendly and welcoming to out of town guests. If I lived in the area, I would definitely take advantage of the annual membership. Tremendous value for this experience.

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
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Spectacular

I Love playing here, the views, the challenge, the greens and the staff. Everything is always very enjoyable!!

One of the absolute best, public courses you have the privilege to play.

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

Great course and a great time

Played in a threesome. The course was not busy on an October Wednesday so pace of play was basically up to us. The last time I played this course, the rough was way too high which made the course extremely difficult if you missed the fairway. Today it was just right.

The course was in excellent shape all around. Tee boxes, fairways were very good with very few bare spots. The greens were outstanding.

The staff was extremely friendly at the bag drop, pro shop, and 19th hole.

My only complaint is there is OB on the interior of the course due to a driving range. I did not hit into the OB area, but I have a problem with that interior OB in general.

To sum it up, this is one of my favorite courses in Nashville and it didn’t disappoint today. Thanks!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Nashville Course on GolfNow

Course was in outstanding condition. Played 18 holes in 4:30 on a Friday morning. Greens were tricky to read but very fair. Fairway lies were excellent. Rough was decent height and not too challenging. Great track and worth every penny to play it. I have paid 2-3 times as much to play similar courses. Scenery is outstanding as well.

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

Manicured to perfection!

Absolutely enjoyed playing this course! The greens rolled flawlessly and were playing at a great speed. We will definitely be back to play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Grumpy ranger

We had three some in the morning, we kept in good pace, ranger names joe came in to warm twice for slow play, in fact it was not slow at all, group behind us was one hole behind, he suggest one hole and 1/2 ahead,

Back nine was great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Well kept, friendly staffs, different levels of difficulty. I enjoyed playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ouch

Well course was very nice! Lost a lot of balls and got to see the whole course. Greens are quick! Overall it was a fun time!

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

Nice club house, very good practice areas , awesome layout. Fabulous greens!!!!

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
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fair course for wide range of skill of golfers and ladies

I was paired with lower handicappers and was able to keep up with them. Also, many courses have ladies tees which are not thoughtfully placed, but this one appears to be well laid out from the forward tees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice and Different

True links style course with a tremendous amount of mounding that often sends your ball in unexpected directions (even in the fairway, but more often to the right or left). The greens had been punched in the past week or two, so they were not running true, but it is hard to criticize them for maintaining their investment. Carts had GPS, but on the tees on the par 3s, you definitely needed your rangefinder.

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

Beautiful Course

The course was in great condition. It was really a beautiful round of golf. Some pins were a little tricky because of a tournament being held there but still fun.

Just a heads up. The greens were recently aerated and they still have a couple of weeks to go before they are smooth again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always Professional

A wonderful golf course with with a professional staff and excellent amenities. Course is in excellent condition, beautiful and offers a great rate for seniors. A must to play if you are in Nashville.

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

Great links course

Course was beautiful and well maintained. Greens were recently aerated but were in great condition. Pace of play was a little slow but we were only a twosome so I can’t complain. Beer cart was great and also had snacks. If you’re in the area I would give it a go.

Conditions Good
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First timer

Challenging but fun. Highly recommend this course if you are a links course fan

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

Guys weekend

Great golf course! Staff was helpful and friendly!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best public course in Nashville.

Best public course in Nashville! Great conditions, fair price, friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Track

Played here for the first time this weekend. Loved the overall layout of the course and the difficulty. Makes you really be selective on the tee box. Was stuck behind an incredibly slow group for a couple of holes, but other than that, pace was great. Greens were fast and undulating, with pin locations placed carefully in hard to reach sections of the green. I do feel like its a bit overpriced, however it wouldn't deter me from coming back and playing again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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