Tag: Georgia Golf Trail

Georgia Mountain Golf

Don’t underestimate the golfing opportunities in the southern Appalachian Mountains of Georgia. While North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia are often at the top of the list, the Peach State also boasts some truly outstanding mountain courses.

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Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain State Park is a fun place to visit, but it has two championship 18-hole golf courses:  Lakemont and Stonemont, both of which are two of the 20+ golf courses on the Georgia Golf Trail, which stretches from Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa in north Georgia to Stone Creek Golf Club in south Georgia.

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Shannon Crabb Earns Golf Course Superintendent of the Year Recognition

The Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites Employees were recently honored at their annual conference held at Unicoi State Park in the beautiful Bavarian village of Helen, Georgia. The Awards recognized the outstanding efforts of folks who are responsible for the day-to-day park operations. Once again, Shannon Crabb has been chosen as Golf Course Superintendent of the Year.

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The Masters Prep Trip; Play The Georgia Golf Trail

In the days leading up to the Masters, many golf enthusiasts spend their time re-reading stories about Gene Sarazen’s double-eagle — aka, the Shot Heard Round the World — to win the 1935 Masters, the significance of Amen Corner, and Jack Nicklaus’ historic comeback to win the 1986  Masters.  In addition to spending time getting immersed in the history of the Masters, think about traveling to Georgia and actually playing golf in the days leading up the Masters (or immediately after the Masters).  Instead of watching the blossoming dogwoods and azaleas on television, go see and smell them.

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Stone Mountain Golf

Stone Mountain Golf Club has become one of the premier golf experiences in the Atlanta area. Located just 30 minutes from downtown, the golf club sits at the base of Stone Mountain. Featuring two championship golf courses, with scenic views of historic Stone Mountain, that meander around Stone Mountain Lake.

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The Club at Savannah Harbor

The Club at Savannah Harbor in Savannah, Georgia, has reopened following a five-month, $1.2 million renovation. Led by Director of Grounds Lynn Childress and his team at The Club at Savannah Harbor, the renovation focused on rebuilding greens and improving the course’s irrigation and drainage systems. Ellabell, Georgia-based Godwin Golf, was the contractor on the project.

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Sky Valley Country Club

Do you want to experience a natural ‘high’ while also being ‘cool?’  Well, then grab your golf clubs and head for the Sky Valley Country Club in Sky Valley, Georgia. Because of its mountainous terrain, Sky Valley is a community with the highest elevation in Georgia while also having the coolest temperatures in the state, which is refreshing in the summer. 

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