River Valley Region
Up And Down In The River Valley
The River Valley is a natural division of the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains and a great landscape for the game of golf. This broad, scenic expanse sweeps eastward from Fort Smith to just northeast of Central Arkansas, where it splays out into the Delta. Enhancing the pastoral beauty are several mountains, including Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas.
Drive Your Tee Shot By A National Forest
At the state's western border, Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course in Fort Smith is one of the most popular public courses in the state. The Ben Geren golf course offers smooth, fast greens that are the envy of many.
Hardscrabble Country Club in Fort Smith Arkansas plays host to several state, regional and national amateur events. It's a perennial top-10 selection in Golf Digest's survey of courses in Arkansas and a Nike tour stop. Fort Smith's Fianna Hills Country Club's 7,043-yard layout has provided some of the state's best golfers a tough tournament test.
Eagle Crest Golf Course, Alma
Across the Arkansas River from Fort Smith Arkansas, Cedars Country Club at Van Buren has nine holes for you to play. Just east of Van Buren, Alma is home to the Eagle Crest Golf Course, a top-notch and challenging championship golf course designed by Mark Hayes. To the south Greenwood's Vache Grasse Country Club has a challenging par 72 layout to test your skills. At Danville, Chamberlyne Country Club Golf Course is carved out of rolling pastures and woods along the edge of the Ouachita National Forest. Galla Creek Golf Course is an attractive par 71 layout at Pottsville.
Nine-hole golf courses are found at Clarksville Country Club, Morrilton Country Club and Bay Ridge Golf Course at Dardanelle.