Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or new to the sport, North Carolina is a paradise for golfers with excellent courses in and around Hendersonville. Golfers can choose to play at all levels – from shorter par-3 courses to more challenging, nationally-acclaimed championship courses. And withHenderson County’s moderate climate, golfers can enjoy playing on its many courses throughout the year.
Broadmoor Golf Links
This 18-hole, par-72, championship course in Fletcher was designed by Karl Litten in the Scottish links style. With bent grass greens, Bermuda grass fairways and lots of water, this course can offer challenging play. Broadmoor Golf Links is designed to be enjoyed in four hours whether riding or walking. Tees measure from 5,600 to more than 7,000 yards.The clubhouse features a restaurant and grill room. Lessons are available. Broadmoor Golf Links is located off I-26 at exit 40.
Crooked Creek Golf Club
Open to the public year-round, this 18-hole, 6,741-yard, par-72, championship course was established in 1968 and is located just one and a half miles from downtown Hendersonville in the Crooked Creek Community off Kanuga Road.
Etowah Valley Golf & Resort
Designed by Edmund B. Ault, this 27-hole, championship course offers mountain views, lighted putting greensand a driving range, pro shop, clubhouse, restaurant, lounge, a heated swimming pool, tennis courts, lodging and lessons.Five sets of tees accommodate all levels of golfers. Etowah Valley is at 470 Brickyard Road off Hwy 64, eight miles west of Hendersonville.
Orchard Trace Golf Club
Built on a former apple orchard, this 18-hole, par-3 course is fully lighted to permit evening play and features bluegrass fairways, bluegrass tees and bent grass greens. Its hilly terrain – with a small lake and two creeks – offers 2,450 yards of play year-round. Orchard Trace is at 3389 Sugarloaf Road, three and a half miles east of Hendersonville.
Private and Semiprivate Courses
Master golf architect Tom Fazio designed Champion Hills as his Mountain Masterpiece. This 18-hole, 6,527-yard, par-71 course is ranked by Golf Digest as the #1 private, year-round course in Western North Carolina. Champion Hills is at 1 Hagen Drive, four miles from Hendersonville.
Cummings Cove Golf & Country Club
This award-winning, 18-hole, 6,415-yard, par-71 course features elevated tees, tree-lined fairways, lakes, streams and Blue Ridge mountain views. Three unique par-3 holes highlight the back nine. The clubhouse features a golf shop in addition to a restaurant and lounge. Cummings Cove is at 20 Cummings Cove Pkwy, just eight miles west of Hendersonville.
Hendersonville Country Club
Designed by Donald Ross, this private, 18-hole, 6,523-yard, par-70, championship course at 1860 Hebron Road isjust minutes from downtown Hendersonville. The club also boasts two practice greens, a short game green and a driving range.
High Vista GolfClub
Set on scenic Chestnut Top Mountain, High Vista boasts an 18-hole, championship course designed by Tom Jackson. The course’s many elevation changes make for challenging play for golfers at all levels. High Vista has full clubhouse facilities and public tee times are available. High Vista is at 88 Country Club Road off Hwy 191 in Mills River.
Kenmure Country Club
Located in historic Flat Rock on 100 Clubhouse Drive, the centerpiece of the development is a private 18-hole, traditional 6,509-yard, par-72 course designed by Joe Lee which sports beautifully sculpted greens with bent grass greens as well as bent grass fairways and tees. Whether riding or walking, the course set-up – which consists of five sets of tees – offers a challenging yet fun golf experience.