Golf on Lake Oconee
10 Courses to Take a Swing at in Georgia
Whatever your pleasure (or punishment), there is no shortage of golf courses in Georgia to perfect your swing.
Sea Island (Seaside), St. Simons Island
Even PGA Tour pros struggle to navigate The Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club’s risk-reward layout featuring holes like the par-4 No. 4, a sharp dogleg left that requires an accurate drive and a pinpoint approach onto a green surrounded by marsh.
Cobblestone Golf Course, Acworth
“Golf Digest” ranked Cobblestone Golf Club among the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” in 2011, 2012 and 2013 – and you can play 18 holes with a cart for less than $60 Monday through Friday.
Legacy on Lanier Golf, Lanier Islands
The Legacy on Lanier Golf at Lanier Islands represents a return to the Golden Era of Golf - a period from the early to mid-1900s when designers created some of the most storied courses in the world.
Veterans Memorial Golf Course, Cordele
Listed on Golf Digest magazine's list of four star-rated courses, Georgia Veterans Memorial Golf Course rests quietly on the shores of Lake Blackshear.
Cuscowilla, Lake Oconee
“Golf Digest” ranked this Coore and Crenshaw design, Golf Club at Cuscowilla, set among the red dirt and pines alongside Lake Oconee, as the No. 1 “Course You Can Play in Georgia” for 2014.
Arrowhead Pointe, Elberton
Ten of the 18 holes here skirt secluded Lake Richard B. Russell, and weekday rates (cart included) are just $39 at Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Lake Richard B. Russell.
Jack Nicklaus designed the course at Achasta Golf Club to roll alongside the gentle Chestatee River in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in North Georgia.
University of Georgia Golf Course, Athens
PGA Tour stars Bubba Watson, Russell Henley and Chris Kirk played their college golf on the undulating greens and constant elevation changes of the University of Georgia Golf Course. And so can you.
Reynolds Lake Oconee, Greensboro
Jack Nicklaus made a grand entrance to golf on Lake Oconee at Reynolds Lake Oconee in 1992, setting the final eight holes – including the photogenic par-3 No. 14 – next to the water.
Stone Mountain Golf Club boasts options for golfers of all handicaps. Stonemont (designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.) is a stern test for even scratch golfers, while Lakemont is easy on the golf swing – and the eyes – with views of Stone Mountain Lake and the Confederate carving.