The Tennessee Volunteers are fortunate to have playing privileges at three of the top clubs in Knoxville: Cherokee, Fox Den and Holston Hills country clubs.
Additionally, the Vols have their choice of several facilities within easy driving distance of the UT campus. All this and the new Mack & Jonnie Day Golf Practice Facility provide the best teaching and instructional experience in collegiate golf.
Lenoir City, TN 37772
This versatile piece of property also contains an area that is receptive to rather large spring fed lakes, which were worked into the design of several holes.
Knoxville, TN 37939
Founded in 1907, Cherokee Country Club has a long tradition of dedication to enriching the lives of its members and their families. Nestled on a bend in the Tennessee River with sweeping views of the Smoky Mountains, Cherokee Country Club is an unprecedented private club.
It features a breathtaking 18-hole Donald Ross golf course that just underwent a massive renovation. The course plays to a par of 70 at 6,472 yards from the championship tees.
Rockford, TN 37853
Egwani Farms is a family-run golf course that opened in 1991 to provide the Knoxville area with a top-notch public golf facility. The name "Egwani" means "little river" in the Cherokee language, and the Little River borders Egwani for 1 1/2 miles.
Knoxville, TN 37932
Located on 25 acres in West Knoxville, Fairways and Greens is one of the premier practice facilities in the Southeast.
The center features an enormous, lighted grass hitting range, heated practice tees for winter practice, "The Loop" par-3 lighted practice course, short game practice area with bunkers and six USGA Crenshaw Bentgrass Greens.
Farragut, TN 37934
Fox Den's 18-hole championship golf course, driving range, short-game range, and oversized putting green have been home to the Nationwide PGA tour event, The Knoxville News Sentinel Open, formerly known as The Knoxville Open, since 1999.
Many prominent winners have walked Fox Den's fairways, including 2006 Ryder Cup teammates Vaughn Taylor and J.J. Henry and tenured PGA Tour member Heath Slocum.
Knoxville, TN 37922
Designed in 1995 by Bland Pittman of Pittman, Poe & Associates Inc., Gettysvue Polo, Golf and Country Club offers more than 6,500 yards of championship golf.
Multiple elevated tees are positioned for championship, middle, senior and forward play. Zoysia grass enhances the course's natural beauty. With water coming into play on nine of the 18 holes, Gettysvue offers plenty of challenges. When not on the course, you can hone your skills at extensive practice facilities.
Alcoa, TN 37701
Established in 1925, Green Meadow Country Club is Blount County's only private golf facility. Green Meadow is a well-maintained course that has been the site of numerous tournaments Knoxville-area tournaments.
Included are the recent Tennessee Women's Amateur, the annual Blount County Men's Amateur and the Green Meadow Invitational as part of the Knoxville Amateur Tour.
Knoxville, TN 3914
Holston Hills Country Club is as well-preserved of a Donald Ross course as can be found. Built in 1927, it immediately was recognized as the finest course in the state and retains its lofty status today.
Holston Hills recently was restored to its original design and Golf Digest ranks it 58th on the list of America's top classical courses.
Ooltewah, TN 37363
Established on July 2, 1983, The Honors Course is a private golf club created to honor amateur golf. The course is located just north of Chattanooga in the community of Ooltewah.
In keeping with its philosophy, the course has hosted many amateur tournaments including the Tennessee Amateur Championship, USGA Men's Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships, USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championships, the Curtis Cup Matches and the NCAA Division I Men's Championship.
Lenoir City, TN 37772
Beautiful, lush rolling hills and breathtaking views of Lake Tellico highlight the Rarity Pointe championship golf course, Tennessee's first Audubon Signature course.
World-renowned designer Bob Cupp created this masterpiece that not only offers players a challenging game of golf, but also an incredible experience within an incredible setting. The par-72, 18-hole course sits on 150 acres and plays to 7,225 yards at the championship tees.
Kodak, TN 37764
East Tennessee's premier daily fee golf club was created to rival the country's most prestigious golf clubs, bringing world class, daily-fee golf to Tennessee.
Conveniently located between Knoxville and the Great Smoky Mountains, River Islands Golf Club is spectacularly set on more than 7,000 yards and travels along the edge of the French Broad River with three islands in the middle of the river serving as focal points of the course.
Loudon, TN 37774
Those who have the pleasure of experiencing Tennessee National are certain that it is among the country's finest private golf clubs.
With five holes playing to or from the water, gorgeous views of Watts Bar Lake are not hard to find. This is in addition to 13 lakes and stacked sod bunkers reminiscent of Scottish golf club architecture make Tennessee National completely different than other courses in the southeastern United States.
Knoxville, TN 37934
Willow Creek Golf Club is an 18-hole championship golf course dedicated to providing excellent, upscale playing conditions for the public golfer.
The facility features public golf, tournaments, lessons, clinics, a pro shop and an upscale environment. Willow Creek is part of the Knoxville area's amateur tournament rotation and is a popular but challenging golf course on the western edge of the city.