Bent Creek Golf Course, designed by three time Masters and British Open Championship Winner Gary Player is a par 72 course that opened in 1972. The front nine hugs the valley floor while the back nine offers a challenging mountain course. A beautiful sparkling mountain stream meanders throughout the entire course making for a breathtaking contrast between water and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Southern Living Travel Guide rated Bent Creek Golf Resort one of the "Top Fifty Golf Courses in the South."
River Islands is as scenic as it is challenging. Featuring a true, links style, Arthur Hills design and breathtaking tee views, River Islands has been a favorite of East Tennesseans since it opened in 1991. The course covers over 7,000 yards and takes you over sweeping knolls, into lush valleys, below sharp bluffs, and across a flowing river dotted with islands. With water on 9-holes and beautiful Zoysia fairways, River Islands offers a challenging yet beautiful experience. The course travels along the edge of the French Broad River with three islands in the middle of the river serving as focal points of the course. The championship layout and manicured conditions make River Islands a consistently superb playing experience.
Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement park and ski area, located in the mountains overlooking Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA. Established in 1962, the area contains a large mall with indoor amusements, a skating rink, snack bars, a full-service lounge, restaurant, and gift and clothing stores. Outside there is an alpine slide, a scenic chairlift to the top of Mount Harrison, bumper cars and kiddie rides. What was formerly known as the Black Bear Habitat where visitors could see bears close-up recently expanded to become the Smoky Mountain Wildlife Adventure, where in addition to the bears there are animals native to the Great Smoky Mountains such as river otters, opossums, raccoons, turtles, snakes, brown squirrels and flying squirrels. An aerial tram connects Ober Gatlinburg to downtown Gatlinburg.
The 18-hole "Laurel Valley" course at the Laurel Valley Golf Course facility in Townsend, Tennessee features 5,753 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70 . The course rating is 68.6 and it has a slope rating of 120. Designed by Edmund B. Ault, ASGCA, the Laurel Valley golf course opened in 1989. David Latham manages the course as the Superintendent.
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.
Avid fans know that golfing isn't just a sport, it's a way of life! While in Gatlinburg and the Smokies, indulge in your favorite pastime at the area's most uniquely designed course. From the challenging layout and emerald fairways to beautifully wooded landscapes and well-manicured greens, you'll remember this picturesque setting in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains. In prime condition after a half-million dollar renovation to several holes during 2007, Gatlinburg course provides unique golfing excitement in a spectacular mountain setting.
The 18-hole "Egwani Farms" course at the Egwani Farms Golf Course facility in Rockford, Tennessee features 6,708 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 71.9 and it has a slope rating of 126. Designed by D.J. DeVictor, the Egwani Farms golf course opened in 1991. Trey Roy manages the course as the General Manager.
The 18-hole "Eagle's Landing 1" course at the Eagle's Landing Golf Club facility in Sevierville, Tennessee features 6,919 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 73.5 and it has a slope rating of 134 on Bermuda grass. Designed by D.J. DeVictor, the Eagle's Landing 1 golf course opened in 1994. Faye Randolph manages the course as the Golf Director.
Dollywood's spectacular Tennessee setting provides the perfect backdrop for a variety of amusement park rides and attractions. Thrilling roller coasters, daring water excursions, family rides and kiddie rides-you'll find them all at Dollywood-along with one-of-a-kind attractions that let you experience our Smoky Mountain way of life. See a live show while you're here and don't miss the best roller coasters in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee!
Featuring more than 23 water adventure slides and thrill rides - from the daring drops of Big Bear Plunge, a white water rafting ride, to the twisting turns of the Mountain Scream body slide ride, discover family fun water rides and attractions at Dollywood's Splash Country. Toss in two interactive children's playground areas, the Lazy River and Little Creek Falls, and you'll find family fun activities for everyone.
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