Arkansas Golf Trail
The scenic beauty of Arkansas is a natural complement to the game of golf. From rolling hills to hardwood forests, towering pines to mountain lakes, pristine rivers to fertile farmlands, the state boasts amazing golfing experiences around every turn. The Arkansas Golf Trail features 12 elite public and private courses (two at the Hot Springs Country Club) in 11 unique locations. Spend a few hours at each to get the full Arkansas golf experience.
Five-star-rated by Golf Digest for the 3rd consecutive time, #1 rated by Golf Digest in several categories and #1 public access course by Arkansas Business readers for four years running. A wide array of hole layouts makes the Big Creek course challenging, yet enjoyable for all. The 15,000-square-foot clubhouse includes a fine dining room, a casual grill and bar, pro shop, lockers; two tennis courts and resort-style pool.
Eagle Crest has established itself as one of the premier golf courses in Arkansas. With perfect zoysia fairways, great greens and one spectacular view after another, Eagle Crest is an elite destination for golfing in The Natural State. Designed by Tournament Players Champion Mark Hayes, Eagle Crest entertains the novice and challenges the professional. In addition to the scenic course with its amazing views, Eagle Crest has an excellent practice range and putting green conveniently located adjacent to the clubhouse.
One of the gems of The Arkansas Golf Trail, offering golfing, lodging and a full-service restaurant. Two lodges, located directly adjacent to the course, include The Fairways lodge with 12 rooms, and new Greens lodge has seven rooms plus one suite. Each lodge has a fully equipped kitchen and living area. Each guestroom has a private bathroom, refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, and other amenities. The back patio has a grill area and picnic table for barbeques and group get-togethers. Also outside the back of the lodge is a hot tub and an incredible view of the natural beauty of the Ouachita Mountains and Ouachita National Forest.
Voted one of the top 10 public courses in Arkansas, Harbor Oaks Golf Club is a challenging par 72. Five sets of tees stretch from 5,182 to 7,006 yards of Tifton Bermuda fairways and mini verde greens with water on seven holes. Bar/restaurant menu includes salads, lunch plates, burgers and more. Banquet hall/catering also available.
Golflink's #4 Best-Valued Course in America; Golf Magazine's #2 Best Public Course in Arkansas; PGA professional instructors on-staff; designed by renowned architect Edmund Ault.
On a peninsula surrounded by Greers Ferry Lake in the scenic foothills of the Ozark Mountains, this 18-hole championship course has been rated by Golf Digest as one of the 50 most scenic in the country. Features 57 guest rooms, two restaurants, two outdoor pools, tennis courts, steam rooms and a whirlpool.
A Tommy Bolt signature course, Sage Meadows features zoysia grass fairways, lush bentgrass greens, water on nine of the 18 holes and 37 sand bunkers. Sage Meadows is a wonderful combination of strategic golf and power golf to challenge players of all skill levels.
Featuring five sets of tees ranging from 5,215 to 7,150 yards, the energetic layout by architect Randy Heckenkemper delights golfers of all abilities. Bermuda fairways and bentgrass greens are accentuated by a 13-acre practice facility, and the clubhouse offers a great place to relax after a round. Fayetteville is an exciting city nestled in the scenic Ozark Mountains.
Voted by Golf Digest as one of Arkansas's Best Places to Play; located in Ozark Mountains on the shores of Greers Ferry Lake, Tannenbaum is actually a peninsula surrounded by water.
The Andy Dye-designed course at Village Creek State Park features 27 holes located within the rolling terrain of Crowley’s Ridge. The challenging world-class course is nestled within the dramatic backdrop of this unique landforms mixed hardwood forest.
Hot Springs Country Club features two 18-hole courses: Arlington and Park. The challenging Arlington course rambles over 6,713 yards of the Ouachita foothills and features a series of undulating bentgrass greens and steep, narrow Bermuda fairways.
The Park course provides 6,852 yards of lush fairways, watery challenges and breathtaking vistas of surrounding lakes and mountains. Country club amenities include a full-service clubhouse, golf and tennis pro shops, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, swimming pool and playground. The country club will also coordinate overnight accommodations for guests.
Nearby attractions include historic Bathhouse Row, Oaklawn Racing and Gaming, Garvan Woodland Gardens and Magic Springs Water and Theme Park.
The community's oldest golf course can best be described as a "classic" design that gently rolls through the valley along Little Sugar Creek. While long and challenging, this course has very forgiving terrain and bent grass greens.
Hot Springs Village offers one of the most dramatic golf course settings in the state of Arkansas with nine golf clubs located within 26,000 acres of The Village. Opened in 2000, Isabella Golf Club was ranked as the number one course in Arkansas by Golf Digest and the Arkansas Business Journal from 2002-2006 and has continued to receive high rankings year after year. Designed by Ault, Clark & Associates, Isabella is a 27-hole complex featuring three unique nine-hole rotations—Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.