Bear Lake Golf Club: Great views, Great golf

Golf courses just come with views you don’t want to miss in Western North Carolina. Bear Lake Golf Club takes that to another level. As the bearlakereserve.com site says: “Offering a par-29, 1,932-yard course at the lofty elevation of 3,400’ to 3,700’, it has some of...

Playing 9 at The Golf Club at Mill Creek

Golf can be a great way to get away from it all, but sometimes life will not let you get away from it all for that long. That happened to me a few weeks ago when the time for nine holes came up. I'm glad I took it, and it led me to The Golf Club at Mill Creek in...

Around the Links in the Mountains/4-24-17

April may mean showers, but it also means golf. There is plenty of golf opportunities for those in the Mountains. Here’s a look at a few below. Cleghorn Tournament: The Cleghorn Golf & Sports Club at Tryon Resort recently announced an upcoming event on its Facebook...

Better chipping with cornhole? Yes!

What could be more Western North Carolina than improving your golf game with cornhole? Golf Channel's Paige Mackenzie has some good suggestions in this video below. Click here for...

WNC Golf holiday gift guide

If you have a golfer on your Christmas list were are here to help. Here are some Christmas ideas from around Western North Carolina and beyond. From the Broadmoor Golf Links - - Holiday Round Packs - Golfers can buy a certificate for one round of golf, but Broadmoor...

Athletes shine during WNC Special Olympics Golf Tournament

[mks_dropcap style="circle" size="45" bg_color="#000000" txt_color="#ffffff"]L[/mks_dropcap]et me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.   Golfers ranging in age 11 to 59 lived that motto during the Special Olympics Golf Tournament at Bear Lake...

A 747 yard, par 6 hole? You can find it in WNC

[mks_dropcap style="circle" size="45" bg_color="#000000" txt_color="#ffffff"]Y[/mks_dropcap]ou better be ready to let it rip with a 747 yard, par 6 hole. And you can find that hole in Western North Carolina. It is at the Black Mountain Golf Course to be exact. The...

Lake Junaluska – Great starter course

[mks_dropcap style="circle" size="45" bg_color="#000000" txt_color="#ffffff"]W[/mks_dropcap]hen I began to think about playing golf again people I talked to in western North Carolina recommend Lake Junaluska Golf Course as a good “starter” course. Much like that...

Jackson County club occupies its time on the course

[mks_dropcap style="circle" size="45" bg_color="#000000" txt_color="#ffffff"]T[/mks_dropcap]he Jackson County Golf Club started in 1985, and while the membership has grown from the original eight, the goals of providing fellowship and an opportunity to enjoy golf with...

Western Carolina University golf coach tries for three-peat

Mallory Hetzel stays plenty busy as head coach of the Western Carolina University women’s golf team, but she has made time to play, too. She will attempt to make history at the 19th Carolinas Women's Match Play Championship at Bermuda Run Country Club's West Course in...