Things to do in Flat Rock, NC – Golfing

Flat Rock, NC with its magnificent backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains is an ideal spot for a holiday. This peaceful little village with its soothing ambience is a golfer’s delight. There are many golf courses dotting the landscape in and around this place where you can have a go at improving your drive.

This detailed list of golf courses in the vicinity of our cabins and cottages will give you an idea of what you can expect if you carry your golf clubs along in your visit to our Highland Lake rentals.

1. Highland Lake Golf Club: This is a nine-hole golf course spread over 2,615 yards with a par of 35. It is at a distance of about 1 mile from Flat Rock. It is open for everyone.

2. Tryon Country Club: Another 9-hole course but with a length of 3,125 yards and a par of 36, located 10 miles away from the village. This is a private course.

3. Town of Lake Lure Municipal Golf Course: One more 9-hole course at a distance of 17 miles with a par of 36 and a course length of 2,863 yards, open for all.

4. Kenmure Country Club: Situated almost at the heart for the village this is a private course and is a favorite with serious golfers. This is an 18-hole course. The length is about 6,510 yards with a par of 72.

5. Hendersonville Country Club: Another very famous private golf course. This 18-hole strip has a par of 70 and a length of 6,550 yards. The distance from the center o the village is about 5 miles.

6. Crooked Creek Golf Club is about 3 miles away. The course is big at 6,652 yards with a par of 72. There are 18 holes for you to try your skills on. This is a public course.

7. Champion Hills Golf Course: This 18-hole course in the Champion Hills Club is one of the longest courses at 6,719 yards. It also has the longest tees for a par of 71. Located at about 6 miles from Flat Rock village this private course is a challenge for the ardent golfer.

8. Cummings Cove Golf and Country Club: This is another course open to the public with a par of 71. This 18-hole course is about 6,400 yards long and at a distance of about 8 miles from the village center.

9. High Vista Country Club Course: This is a huge course of more than 6,900 yards in length. This 18-hole public course comes with a par of 72 and is situated about 12 miles away.

10. Bright’s Creek Golf Club: Perhaps the longest course this 18-hole strip measures a whopping 7,435 yards. It is a private course with a par of 72.


In addition to these courses you will find a number of others if you are willing to travel a bit further.


Golfing has always attracted a lot of people to Flat Rock, NC as this is the most popular pastime, after apple picking, in this area of the Henderson County in North Carolina, USA.

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