Golfing in North Georgia
The Blue Ridge Mountains are beautiful and scenic, setting the stage for a wonderful day of golfing. The rolling hills, lush trees, and sparkling lakes offer fantastic surroundings for a peaceful day on the course. In addition, the golf courses in North Georgia are well manicured and challenging. Golfers traveling to Blue Ridge will find they have their pick of some great golf courses.
If you’re just starting to hone your skills as a golfer, you’ll find unique and exciting places to play. If you’re a seasoned golfer, you’ll find challenges and fun at each of the area courses. If you want to spend a few hours or a few days out on the greens, check out these golf courses in the Blue Ridge area.
Whitepath Golf Club
1156 Shenandoah Drive Ellijay, GA 30540
Whitepath Golf Course was designed by world-renowned architect Rocky Roquemore.
Completed in 1987, this magnificent property consists of 750 building lots surrounding 18 glorious fairways. Whitepath is snuggled in the majestic north Georgia mountains and offers breathtaking scenery from elevated tees overlooking lush fairways and medium-sized greens. A trout stream and four lakes come into play, and abundant wildlife including deer, quail and turkey can be observed throughout the course. The magnificent property consists of 750 building lots surrounding 18 glorious fairways.
Butternut Creek Golf Course
20 Union County Recreation Rd Blairsville, GA 30512
Surrounded by the majestic beauty of the North Georgia Mountains and featuring 6,536 yards of dramatic fairways, Butternut Creek Golf Course is one of the area’s finest local golf courses. Experience the thrill of playing this mountainside course with 18 of the best holes in the northeast Georgia area.
Owen Glen Drive, Blairsville, GA 30512
Come share with us a New Adventure in Golf. Nestled in the foothills of Blairsville comes a golf experience like no other. At the center of the project stands Old Union, a golf course designed by world renowned architect Denis Griffiths. The 7,667 yard masterpiece offers shot makers of all abilities the chance to play a golf course with a true Scottish feel. With five different sets of tees, golfers will be able to choose a set of tees that best suites them. Old Union offers one of the premier practice facilities in the North Georgia Mountains, with a double tiered grass range that stretches 400 yards, 2″separate short game target greens and a full putting green. A well equipped Pro Shop awaits you upon arrival. Golf lessons and clinics are also available though Director of Golf, Ryan Scott, PGA Professional.
Young Harris, Ga:
Brasstown Valley Resort
6321 US Hwy 76, Young Harris GA 30582
The Brasstown Valley Golf Course has been ranked by both Golf Digest and Leading Golf Courses of America as one of the top courses to play in Georgia. Designed by Denis Griffiths, the golf course winds through wildlife preserves, ponds and streams framed in by the mountains. With four sets of tees, all skill levels will be able to enjoy a layout that is maintained to standards you’d expect. It’s great for the corporate outing, couple’s getaway or the guy’s weekend. The facility also offers full practice facilities, well equipped Prop Shop and customized special tournaments. Golf lessons and clinics are also available though Director of Golf, Steve Phelps, PGA Professional. The award winning course is managed and maintained by the resort staff, so the guest’s experience here is the first propriety. Great golf is the goal. Only about a half hour’s drive from Blue Ridge.
Copper Basin Golf Club
11933 Hwy 64, Copperhill, TN, 37317
The 9-hole Copper Basin course at the Copper Basin Golf Club facility in Copperhill, Tennessee features 2,633 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. The course rating is 66.4 and it has a slope rating of 109. Great local course for a quick game.