Golfing at Highland Lake NC

The magnificent vista of the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains looming in the background and the tall pine trees lining the rolling greens will encourage even a non-golfer to take a swing at the golf courses in Highland Lake, North Carolina. For a serious golfer there are very few places that can rival these Golf Links in terms of sheer beauty and atmosphere.

Golf Clubs and Courses in Highland Lake

1.  Highland Lake Golf Club: This is a very neat and tidy 9-hole course located at Highland Lake Road, Flat Rock. The Bermuda grass is maintained beautifully to make this course is a delight to play on.  The greens are raised and a lighted practice range is available here. This public course is 2,615 yards in length with 30 tees driving range and a par of 35. You can also avail discounted rates here.

2.  Kenmure Country Club: Easily one of the best courses in the area, the Kenmure Country Club offers an 18-hole range, 6,509 yards long and with the longest tees here. Situated at 10, Kenmure Drive, Flat Rock, this private golf course was started in 1983 with a 130 slope, Bent grass and a par of 72. The club offers packages where you can stay in it while brushing up your golfing skills. An exceptionally low rate of $50 is also on offer.

3.  Etowah Valley Golf Club: This club has three courses. The first is the South Course with an 18-hole range of 3,507 yards and the Bent grass course comes with a par of 36. The West Course is also an 18-hole course It is longer at 3,601 yards but with the same par of 36. The third course is again of 18 holes and is called the North Course. This is a comparatively smaller course with a length of 3,404 yards but with a higher par of 37. Al the courses in Etowah Valley Club are open to public.

4.  Broadmoor Golf Links: This course is on 101, French Broad Lane, Fletcher. This public course is an 18-hole championship range with a par of 72 and is 6,912 yards in length. The ambience here is very player-friendly. The Bermuda grass greens give you a 20 tees driving range with a slope of 132. Discounts are also available here.

5.  Cummings Cove Golf Club: An 18-hole course with a par of 71 and 6,400 yards in length, the Cummings Cove course has won a number of awards including the best renovation award in 2006. The holes here are all different with one hole almost hanging from a cliff. The terrain here is pretty tough but very interesting and enjoyable. This course will test your skills as a golfer.

These and a number of other golf courses dot the landscape in the Highland Lake area of North Carolina and whenever you feel like taking sometime off from the mundane daily grind, pick up your golf kit and head for this breathtaking place in the mountains.

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