When avid golfers realize a vacation is up and coming, they automatically start the search of their future vacation destination for the local golf course. In Gatlinburg, you’ll have some great options for well-manicured, professionally designed and managed, scenic courses – including the Bent Creek Golf Course.
Designed by 3-time Masters and British Open Championship Winner Gary Player, this par 72 course is sure to be challenging for any golfer. The front 9 flows through the valley while the back 9 rides up and down the Smoky Mountains. Rated in the top 50 southern golf courses by ,Southern Living Travel Guide, it’s a premier destination in Gatlinburg for a day of golfing.
At Bent Creek Golf Course, the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains is all around. As you play on a nice day in the mild mountain weather, enjoy being surrounded by lush trees and blue skies. Wind your way past a sparkling stream that flows through the course. In the distance, see the rolling hills of the Smoky Mountains – bright green in spring and summer, vivid shades of red, gold, and orange in fall. Whatever time of year you play, the gorgeous scenery here is sure to impress.
After a day of golfing, if you want a bit more of the Smoky Mountain scenery, take a scenic drive (or walk!) in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Along hikes and drives you’ll come across waterfalls, wildlife, babbling brooks, crystal clear streams, fields of wildflowers, a huge variety of trees, and more.
Bent Creek Golf Course was designed by Gary Player, so you know it will be challenging! The par 72 course opened in 1972 and has been gaining popularity and accolades since. And once you see the course, you’ll understand why.
The staff at Bent Creek Golf Course keeps the area manicured, allowing golfers to enjoy a day on the course without worry. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro on the links, Bent Creek Golf Course will offer a challenge, great views, and a relaxing day in the great outdoors.
The Pro Shop
If you don’t want to travel with a bunch of golf gear, or if you just want to pick up a few new things, stop by the pro shop at Bent Creek Golf Course in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The shop features top-of-the-line gear and accessories, including clubs, clothing, shoes, belts, and balls.
Stop by before you head out onto the course to get all you need for 18 holes. You can also pick up gifts for dad, tournament prizes, or gift certificates. They even have a wide selection of custom golf items with the Bent Creek Golf Course logo, which are a great way to commemorate your day of golfing in Gatlinburg.
Bent Creek Golf Course is located just off the Parkway, so when you’re golfing, you won’t be far from all the other fun in the area. The Parkway, the main strip running through Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, is home to dozens of options for entertainment, from restaurants and shops to dinner shows and unique attractions.
Spend a day getting great deals at the Tanger Outlets, spend several hours exploring underseas at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, drive go karts, tour the Titanic Museum, or warm up for a day at Bent Creek Golf Course with a few rounds of miniature golf with the family!
Tournaments at Bent Creek
At Bent Creek Golf Course, golf tournaments are made easier with Integrity Golf Events. They can help first-time golf tournament planners, chairpersons, and more organize each detail – scheduling, finances, and more. Whether you’re planning for a church, charity, school, business, or special occasion, Integrity Golf Events can help! For more information, call 855.785.GOLF.
With gorgeous views, a pro shop with all you need for prizes and gear, easy access to tournament pros, and a course created by an all-star golfer, Bent Creek Golf Course is a great place to host a tournament that will wow your guests!
Cabins For You Partner Program Discounts
The new Cabins For You Partner Program brings great cabins and great attractions together for you. We’ve partnered with Bent Creek Golf Course to give you great deals when you stay with Cabins For You. As our guest, you’ll get $5 off a game of golf for each guest wearing the Cabins For You wristband! When you book, ask our reservation specialists for details.
Bent Creek Golf Course
3919 E Parkway
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Smoky Mountain Cabins
Want a comfortable place to be your home away from home when you retreat to the Great Smoky Mountains? Browse our beautiful cabins – located in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge – that will keep you close to the action while offering cozy mountain surroundings and modern amenities. Want to look out over the rolling hills? Pick a cabin with great mountain views you can enjoy from rocking chairs on a spacious deck. Want a place to unwind after a day on the golf course? Browse cabins with hot tubs or pick one with a cozy couch and big screen TV where you can watch movies. Planning a large group getaway, corporate retreat, or guys’ getaway? Check out our large group lodges that offer plenty of space for groups and boast tons of amenities to keep everyone entertained and comfortable.