August is national golf month and each year more than 28 million people in the nation play this beloved sport with around 32,000 golf courses worldwide. Clearly this is a popular game and many players want prestigious places to practice or tee off. Luckily, East Tennessee has many great options available for those with such a desire offering a variety of amenities and services.
The Avalon Golf and Country Club community located in Lenoir City near West Knoxville is a popular locale. The course itself was designed by Joe Lee and affords rolling hills and pristine views of East Tennessee. Golf Digest has recognized Avalon with a 4 star rating. Avalon hosts several charity events throughout the year and features practice facilities, dining options, and pro shop.
Several levels of memberships are available to meet any and every need from living to playing within this fabulous community.
Gettysvue Polo Golf and Country Club features a dazzling 6,540 yard champion golf course and is located in the heart of West Knoxville. Many great amenities come with club membership such as pool access, tennis courts, and a clubhouse with dining choices. The club features regular tournaments as well as a practice area complete with two-tiered driving range and for your short game, a large putting green.
Fox Den Country Club is a renowned club known for its PGA tour event hosting many prominent golfers over the years. Fox Den members have the one of a kind privilege of accessing over 350 clubs and venues across the country as well as concierge service at every location.
It has been voted the winner in the Private Golf Course category for two years and is clearly a local favorite. Memberships include golf, tennis, pool access, fitness center, as well as a variety of dining options.
Other highly rated East Tennessee golf courses include Tennessee National, WindRiver, Egwani Farms and Willow Creek.
For those who love to play the game and want to live close to the action, many local courses also have luxury homes on site with modern amenities and high end finishes. Contact a Coldwell Banker Wallace agent today to find your next dream home and enjoy the lifestyle and health benefits that living on or near a golf course can bring.