As the capital city of the state of Georgia, Atlanta is among the U.S. fastest growing and 3rd largest metropolitan areas. The country is considered as a business city and transportation hub and the county seat of Fulton County. The humid subtropical climate of the city has allowed more than 60 highly acclaimed golf courses to thrive in its beautiful topography. Luminaries like the CNN Studio Tours, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and the High Museum of Art are also among the major contributors to the city’s tourism industry.
This 18-hole golf facility has been the product of a wonderful collaboration of architects Joe Lee and Rocky Roquermore. The course that opened in 1988 features the beautiful tree lined fairways, more bunkers, and challenging water features. The unique mixes of holes of Braelinn make perfect and challenging rounds for golfers at any skill level. It has an added feature such as the double-sided driving range and a short game practice area.
The original 18 holes of Canongate 1 were designed by renowned architects Dick Wilson and Joe Lee that opened in 1965. Considered as the first of among the Canongate golf courses, it underwent renovation and another 18 holes were added now designed by architects Rocky Roquermore and Jeff Burton. The course now features a double-sided driving range, premium range balls, targets, and a short game practice area.
Chapel Hills is a golf course that winds over steep hills with granite outcroppings and through valleys making it a difficult course to design. The layout features the signature double green in the 9th and 18th holes. Aside from the undulating greens, the course also provides the double-sided driving range, mat and grass hitting areas, premium range balls, and targets. The entire layout is surrounded with the azalea bushes.
Arnold Palmer came up with a layout design that is situated in the scenic foothills of the Blueridge Mountains. The course which was built in 1989 features the wooded hills surrounded fairways, creeks and ponds that will challenge every golf enthusiast. The Eagle Watch course has been consistently ranked among the top places to play in Atlanta.
Hamilton Mill is a world-class course that features undulating bentgrass greens, grass fairways, and an impeccable conditioning. Recognized as Atlanta’s Top 10 golf Courses, this layout was designed by the award-winning architect Gene Bates and PGA Tour star Fred Couples. This par 72, 6, 825 yards course offers the magnificent collection of golf holes that will put to test the skilled golfers.
Along with Flat Creek and Braelinn, the Planterra Ridge is another extension of the cluster courses of Peachtree City. The scenic holes, undulating greens, tree-lined fairways, and the demanding tee shots were carefully designed by renowned architects Jeff Burton and Rocky Roquermore. This 18-hole layout was opened in the mid 1990s now provides large planting areas.
River Forest is an 18-hole championship golf course created by Gary Wilder, Director of Golf Course Maintenance and the Master Shaper Ernest Jones. Natural elements such as the granite formations were incorporated into the design along with the bentgrass fairways and lush fairways to come up with a more challenging yet enjoyable golf experience.
This Arnold Palmer designed layout is considered as South Atlanta’s finest layouts. It is nestled in the rolling foothills and majestic waterways with fairways lined by giant Oak trees. Players are challenged by the Whitewater Creek layout’s creative sand bunker configuration in the manicured greens. The course is perfect for the low handicappers as well as the beginners. It also offers top-notch dining and catering services.
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