In Georgia there are many golf courses and clubs. The Savanah Golf Club was the second golf course established in the USA in 1794.
In 1930, Georgian Robert Tyre Jones Jr.won the Grand Slam. Other great golfers from Georiga include Alexa Stirling Frasier and Charlie Yates. Jones built the Augusta National Golf club where the Masters Tournament is held each April. Other celebrated golf tournaments play in Georgia like the BellSouth Classic, florida's Natural Charity Championship, LIberty Mutual Legends of Golf and the Tour Championship. Visit the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame in Augusta and learn more about golf and golfers in Georgia.
Georgia has 18 most challenging holes. These courses were designed by Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Bob Cuppp, Denis Griffiths and Robert Trent Jones. Stone Mountain Golf Club is the most difficult opening hole in Georgia. The course is Par 4 and 451 yards. Other courses that have difficult holes are St. Marlo country Club in Duluth, Cherokee Run Golf Club in Conyers, Goshen Plantation Golf Club in Augusta, Emerald Pointe Golf Club in Lake Lanier Islands, The Golf Club at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee in Eatonton and 12 other courses throughout Georgia.
You will find Georgia golf courses from the coastal islands to the mountains. There are luxury resorts that not only have golf but offer spa treatments, scenic views, condos, gardens, conference centers, fitness centers and swimming pools.
In the Atlanta Metro area, golf courses and clubs are in Acworth, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Austell, College Park, Douglasville, Duluth, Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Lawrenceville, LIthonia, Marietta, Newnan, Smyrna, Stone Mountain Tyrone and Winston.
In Savannah, The Club at Savannah Harbor is designed by Bob Cupp and Sam Snead. It has been awarded by Golf Digest as a four star best places to play. The PGA Champions Tour stops here every April.
On the coast, golf courses are in Black Creek, Balckshear, Brunswick, Hinesville, Jeckyll Island, King Bay, Kingsland, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Savannah, St.Simons, Waverly and Waycross. Golf courses here have been designed by Walter Travis, Joe Le, Fred Couples, Dick wilson and Davis Love III.
In the historic south region, golf courses are in Augusta, Athens, Claxton, Cobington, Douglas, Dublin, Eatonton, Greensboro, Jackson, Jesup, Macon, Monroe, Perry, Reidsville, Rutledge, Statesboro, Thomson, Vidalia, Warner Robins, Wrens and other cities.
In the mountains, golf courses are in Adairsville, Blairsville, Braselton, Canton, Carrollton, Cedartown, Chatsworth, Clayton, Commerce, Cumming, Dahlonega, Ellijay, hartwell, Gainesville, Lake Lanier Islands, Ringgold, rome, Sy Valley, Trenton, Villa Roca, Woodstock and other towns.
In the Southern Rivers region, golf courses are in Albany, Americus, Ashburn, Bainbridge, Columbus, Cordele, Fort Gaines, Griffin, LaGrange, Pine Mountain, Thomaston, Tifton, Valdosta, Warm Springs, Williamson, Woodbury and other towns.