Nestled amid the lush landscapes of Middle Tennessee, the city of Clarksville offers a golfing experience that combines natural beauty with sporting excellence. With multiple well-designed courses, a mild Southern climate and diverse recreational opportunities, Clarksville has firmly established itself as a golfing destination. To round out a memorable trip, we've included some favorite nearby restaurants that will replenish all of those burned off calories.
Golf enthusiasts visiting Clarksville are treated to a selection of meticulously maintained courses that cater to players of all skill levels. The city boasts an impressive range of golfing facilities, each offering a unique challenge and an unforgettable round. One such gem is the Clarksville Country Club, a hub for golfers since 1913. The club is now open for public golf year around with pristine fairways and manicured greens. Onsite, P’body’s restaurant will satisfy the largest of appetites with hospitable portions of your favorite American entrees and desserts.
Swan Lake Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course, designed by renowned architect Bill Bergin. This center-city course combines strategic bunkering, water hazards, and rolling terrain to test players' skills and decision-making. Surrounded by woods, filled with wildlife, and adjacent to Dunbar Cave State Park, Swan Lake has become a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
Eastland Green, The River Club Golf & Learning Center and Cole Park at the Fort Campbell Army Installation, round out traditional 18-hole course offerings.
Disc golf is another valued recreational amenity in the city. An 18-hole course at Rotary Park follows the hilly terrain’s creeks and streams. A flatter 9-hole course is part of Barbara Johnson Park. Following an outing at Rotary, nearby Dock 17 is a large warehouse-converted restaurant featuring burgers, brews and brunch along with live music Wednesday – Sunday. Also nearby, The Thirsty Goat’s quaint outdoor beer garden features creatively crafted wood-fired pizzas.
While the city values outdoor recreation, Clarksville extends its appeal beyond the golf courses. After a satisfying round, players can explore the local attractions, from historic sites like the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to the vibrant downtown with galleries, pubs, boutiques and restaurants.
Whether you're an avid golfer or a novice looking to embark on a new sporting adventure, a getaway to Clarksville promises to deliver an entertaining and memorable experience.