The capital of Tennessee, Nashville, is the home of the historic Grand Ole Opry, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and a long list of honky-tonk bars, it is the heart of the country music scene. Tennessee’s other major city, Memphis, is home to Elvis Presley’s famed Graceland home and has a rich history of blues music; Beale Street is lined with famous blues clubs. Outside of its rich music culture Tennessee is also home to the breathtaking Smokey Mountains, a stretch of the Appalachian Mountain chain, it gets its name from the fog that hangs over the mountains. With so much culture and natural beauty, it’s no wonder why Tennessee is home to so many terrific golf courses.
Located in Millington, just fifteen minutes outside of Memphis, Mirimichi’s rolling grass mounds, meandering creeks and scenic vistas provide a natural ambience that any golfer will love. Mirimichi makes golfers think their way through deep pit bunkers, elevated greens, swathes of native grassland, waterfalls and meandering creeks. However, this course caters to golfers of all levels with 5-8 tee boxes on each hole, everyone can enjoy this challenge. With two courses that are just as challenging, Hermitage Golf Course in Old Hickory is another must play in Tennessee. During your round you will most likely run into sheep being escorted around the course by a herding dog reminiscent of the games Scottish roots. Gaylord Springs is a links style course in Nashville. Home to the Golf institute, golfers can work on their swing before enjoying the championship style course. The smooth putting surfaces and scenic 18 holes make this course one of the best in the state.
Tennessee is a great state for music lovers, just remember to bring your clubs too!