When visiting scenic Maryville, TN, nestled in the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, did you know that you have access to several outstanding golf courses? In fact, the area is home to several very highly rated golf courses. Each course has something unique to offer the avid golfer no matter what your handicap is. The town is even home to a Frisbee® disc golf course for those skilled in this sport. Let’s take a look at a few of the top rated golf courses in and around Maryville, TN.
Royal Oaks Golf Course
Located at 4411 Legends Way, the Royal Oaks Golf Course is only 5 minutes from downtown Maryville, TN. This is an 18-hole par 72 course. The course is perfect for the beginner and the experienced golfer alike. Both will find the course not too challenging, yet fun to play. In the past five years, the course has undergone a complete renovation under the new owners.
Lambert Acres Golf Club
The Lambert Acres Golf Club is considered by guests and locals alike to be one of the most scenic golf courses in the area. Within the boundaries of the club, you will find a 27-hole course, with 9,525 yards of sloping grades and rolling hills covering the entire course. Each of three nine-hole sections has something different to offer, allowing you to decide which challenges you are up to. They also offer a special $27 fee for seniors complete with a golf cart.
Egwani Farms Golf Course
The Egwani Farms Golf Course has long been considered to be one of the most enjoyable golf courses in the area. The golf course was built in 1991 on the grounds of the farm. The name Egwani means “Little River” in Native American culture. True to its name, the river runs alongside the course and can be seen from 7 holes. In 2016 the course underwent extensive renovations that included installing new cart paths, championship quality Bermuda greens, new carts with GPS, and billy style bunkers. Come make Egwani your new home for golf in the Maryville, TN, area.
Wild Laurel Golf Course
The Wild Laurel Golf Course is a public golf course and clubhouse. Located in the Laurel Valley in nearby Townsend, this is a par 70 18-hole golf course. The scenery throughout the course is nothing short of spectacular and your game may occasionally be interrupted by one or more members of the local wildlife. Along with the 18-hole course, Wild Laurel offers a pool, clubhouse with outdoor seating, dining/lounge, bar, corporate meeting room, and a fitness center.
Green Meadow Country Club
Located in nearby Alcoa, the Green Meadow Country Club was founded back in 1925 when Alcoa Inc. purchased the land and built a 9-hole course. This same location is the home of the front nine here. The back nine was added to the course back in the 1950s. It is the only private country club in Blount County and offers swimming, golf, and tennis as well as a full-service dining room and lounge.
As you can see there are plenty of top quality golf courses to choose from in the Maryville, TN, area. Be sure to request your tee times well in advance, as these courses tend to be booked early.