Golf Courses Near Cleveland, TN
Tucked amidst the low hills and ridges of the Great Appalachian Valley in southeast Tennessee, Cleveland’s is one of the most important manufacturing cities in the Volunteer State. While Cleveland’s sports reputation comes from its first-rate high school football and wrestling programs, it is just 13 miles from The Honors Course, a private Pete Dye-designed masterpiece that graces U.S. Top 100 Golf Course lists. In the public sphere, you can make a tee time at Chatata Valley Golf Club, an expansive layout on exposed rolling farmland with wide fairways, small greens, and acres of natural areas beyond the fairways. Falcon Point Golf Course (formerly Waterville Golf Course) is a city-owned layout that has benefited from an upgrade to its greens in 2020. The Bear Trace at Harrison Bay State Park, a playable Jack Nicklaus design with fairways lined by water and woods, is full of scenic splendor. Keep an eye out for Hot Deals. Just across the state line in Whitfield County, Georgia, the spread-out, player-friendly, Gary Player-designed Nob North Golf Course is a highly regarded muni.
In recent years Cleveland has been rated one of the best places in the U.S. to work in manufacturing not only for economic reasons, but also because of Cleveland’s quality of life and proximity to impressive nature spots. Cleveland is a big paddling and rafting destination. The canoe events of the 1996 Atlanta Olympics were held nearby on the Ocoee River. Cleveland has a quaint, walkable downtown that shows the city’s hospitality. An intriguing fact about Cleveland is that it goes crazy for Halloween. A former mayor proclaimed Cleveland “The Halloween capital of the world.” Not surprisingly, one of the city’s biggest annual events is the Main Street Block Party on Halloween. Every year “Tall Betsy,” the city’s halloween goblin, makes an appearance.