Loudon County has long been popular with golfers as the courses here offer challenging rounds in an extraordinary landscape.
Golf courses in Tennessee have a lot to offer: Mild winter weather, a variety of grass surfaces, and lots of elevation changes. The Tennessee River Golf Club is an embodiment of that.
Now that I’m nearing retirement age, my thoughts drift to where I want to spend “the golden years.” I lived in Florida for almost 25 years and that scene got tiring; the heat was oppressive, the traffic was terrible and the people were not the nicest. We relocated to the small town of Crossville, TN – [...]
Andie Smith of Hobe Sound, Florida, and Tommy Frist of Nashville, Tennessee, were named the recipients of the 2021 USGA-AJGA Presidents’ Leadership Award. Tommy Frist of Nashville, Tennessee and Andie Smith of Hobe Sound, Florida, were named the 2021 recipients of the USGA-AJGA Presidents’ Leadership Award, the USGA and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) announced. The [...]
If you watched the World Golf Championship-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, which was played at TPC Southwind in Memphis and won by Abraham Ancer, you might say ' I'd love to go try my game there'. Well, good luck with that. Having lived in Memphis many moons ago, TPC Southwind like Memphis, Colonial, Irene and Chickasaw Country [...]
High Hampton has been serving as a time capsule in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Cashiers, North Carolina for close to a century, where days consisted of morning walks along the lakefront and waterfalls, and lazy afternoons were spent swimming in the lake or fishing the mountain streams. In the late 1800s, Caroline [...]
When visiting the beautiful town of Knoxville, Tennessee in the Appalachian Valley, you have your choice of 20+ golf courses in the area. The city owned Knoxville Municipal Golf Course was recently voted the 'Favorite Public Golf Course' by the golf readers of the city's Knoxville News Sentinel for 2020. The ballot was conducted via a [...]
In all my years of writing about golf and golf communities, I have never come across anything as impressive as Tellico Village. I know there are communities with more courses, but geographically speaking it has to be one of the largest golf communities in the country. Tellico Village is nestled in the foothills of the Great [...]
SPARTA, Tennessee -Most people look forward to retirement; they see it as a way to wind down and take it easy. Many retirees like to travel and spend more time with the kids and grandkids. Some take up hobbies and low-impact sports; for many, it’s playing more golf. Some get really involved in the game and [...]
Like the mythological phoenix rising from the ashes of its predecessor so has the Ooltewah Club come to be from the Champions Club, a private lifestyle and golf club located in Ooltewah, Tennessee. The renaming and rebranding celebrate the recent completion of a renovation to the facilities and coincides with the new ownership and management company's [...]