Atlanta, GA Area Golf Courses
North of Atlanta you will find Innsbruck Resort and Golf Club. Rated as one of Golf Digest’s best courses to play in 2006/2007, it is sure to please. Set in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains, it incorporates the slopes and elevation changes with the vegetation to provide a true golfing getaway. It is particularly beautiful as the seasons come into their full color.
Trophy Club of Apalachee is located in Dacula, Georgia. It is rated one of the top 100 places to play by Golf Digest. It is set up to follow the Apalachee River and provides a wooded and hilly terrain that is sure to challenge you skills.
Not far from downtown Atlanta is the Bobby Jones Golf Course. It has a design set out in 1932 by John Van Kleet. Historically the championship course is located at the location of the Battle of Peachtree Creek, a major battle of the Civil War. The creek meanders and crosses the golf course in 5 of the 18 Holes of golf. With the wooded area and views of Atlanta, you can get the feel for the significance of that battle. The course is great for all sill levels.
Trophy Club of Atlanta is located in Alpharetta, Georgia. Located on rolling hills, it is a heavily wooded course that was created by DJ DeVictor and golf analyst Steve Melnyk. It measures 6,774 yards with multiple tee boxes for all skill levels.
Harbor Club on Lake Oconee has received many awards and much recognition over the years for its golfing facility. Golf Magazine rated the course #6 in the state of Georgia for 2007.Golf Georgia named it a “course of distinction”. Golfweek Magazine named Harbor Club as one of the “South’s great golf course communities”. Golf Digest, in 2005, named Harbor Club “one of the top 7 places to golf in Georgia”. Continually, the course has received many other awards. In 1980 Lake Oconee was created by the building of the Wallace Dam. It is the second largest lake in Georgia, and is the location a large hydroelectric plant. As for the play, you are sure to be pleased!!! The course opened in 1991, and was designed by the team of Wieskopf and Morrish. The lake’s location comes into play on six holes. It also has uses the presence of 4 creeks and the natural terrain to create this 18-hole championship course..
The Golf Club at Bradshaw Farm is considered on of the top new courses in Georgia by some people. It is a 27-hole course. From the barn-shaped clubhouse to the use of the hilly “fields” as the fairways, you get a country-like flair. Designed by Michael O’Shea, the front 18-holes; and, the new 9, designed by Grant Wenzel, provide a great challenge for all skill levels. With the high slope you are guaranteed a great game.
Other courses that might be added to your Atlanta golf trip are Country Land Golf Club, The Frog, PineIsle Golf Club and Hickory Ridge Golf Course. All are relatively close and offer great play to add to your golfing adventure.