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4.5
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
91.5%
Recommend this course
96 out of 104 reviews
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4.5
30 Reviews (30)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
27 out of 30 reviews
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4.4
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.2%
Recommend this course
45 out of 51 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)

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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4.5
104 Reviews (104)

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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3.0
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Not worth the price tag

This was my 4th or 5th time playing Gaylord - and the course has generally been in good shape previously.

However - this was my first time playing during the winter and this experience will likely be enough to keep me from returning.

I understand winter golf is a blessing - and conditions can be rough this late in the year, but Gaylord charging almost the full rate for a tee time, to hit off of questionable fairways at best - only to have the ball rocket off the spray-paint covered greens (which were rolling about an 18) was not a fun experience.

It was not shocking that we were one of only about 10 groups on property.

Again - understand conditions can be rough but adjust your rates accordingly. $84 for a round and range balls is preposterous with the course in that shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Gaylord Sorings

Excellent layout. The greens were smooth, true and fast. Course was in great fall shape. I have played this course many times and it always plays great and is in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
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
Windy weather
Used cart

Reviews said good greens, so I had to see for myself

I was in Nashville for the weekend and wanted to golf before I flew home. I did some research in the are and the reviews about the greens are what brought me to the course. These greens are amazing better than some country clubs in California for sure, true and super quick. I mean super quick downhill and decent uphill. Fast, firm but held well. If you want to play a course that has challenging greens, then you need to visit this place. The layout isn't too hard, even from the tips. The difficulty lies in the green speeds. They have some moguls that remind me of a Pete DYE course. If I ever go back to visit Nashville, this will be on my list.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

I read the reviews and the greens were very fast. They were in great shape and the course was good it was windy that day would definitely play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

SMASHVille’s Finest

Starting with the staff, practice facilities, course, on-course staff, total experience is always fantastic!
James and Harry, Tim, Steve and the crew are the best!

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

Great Conditions

The fastest greens I have ever played. The layout is varied and interesting. It was cart path only and the group in front of us was extremely slow and there was no marshal to be found. Play it on a weekday.

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

Excellent condition

This was our first time playing this course, and conditions were excellent. Greens are challenging but roll true. We would play again.

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

Beautiful

Great course, beautiful scenery, green and fairway conditions were excellent

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

Course was in great condition, especially after having had significant rain the night before. Challenging layout.

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

Great course

Truly enjoyed playing the course. The course was challenging and in very good condition. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course, but difficult

Came from out of town, played on a very hot and humid day. Rented clubs, top of the line, brand new clubs for myself and wife, a lefty. Staff could not have been nicer.

Links style course, so you had good and bad bounces and luck plays a big part. Tons of bunkers and greens were perfect, but huge, mean and fast. Like missing 2’ putt fast.

Overall, loved the course, just not the heat and my score

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course for a fun round!

This course is challenging but fair! Greens are in great shape and quick. Entire course is in great shape. A very fun layout and a great place to make your first career hole in one (which I did on #13).

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

Not a true links course, but completely legit!

This place is mint. Green are perfect and hole set ups are awesome. Best round I’ve played since Spy Glass. Thank you for having us!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

My Favorite Course Yet!

I played here recently and absolutely loved everything about this course. When you pull in the staff is there to help get your clubs out and offer range balls. The practice facility is one of the best I have ever seen. The course condition overall were incredible. Undulating fairways, fast greens, wind, and lots of water is what this course has to offer. The best part is, it is less than fifteen minutes away from the airport! I would definitely recommend this course to anyone in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

New policy - no range balls with expensive green fee rates. Very disappointed in that. Course is very nice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best in Nashville

Was blown away with the course and facility! Course design was awesome. Conditions phenomenal. Staff outstanding.

First time playing it and I want to get back and play again. So many interesting holes. Elevation change, mounding, trees, and rock formations make this course a must play.

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
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Worth every penny

Just a beautiful place from the drive in all the way to the club house I was blown away with this course. Greens are in great shape fairways so nice I didn’t want to hit my ball.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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