Uneven lies are to be expected on this course that features heavily sloping fairways and undulating greens. Trouble on the lengthy Lakeside course comes in the form of sand and water. Inviting bunkers surround these oversized greens, and a number of water hazards come into play on the back nine. This exclusive course requires that guests play with members, and if you choose to walk, you must use a caddie.
Noted as the course that launched his career, this Robert Trent Jones masterpiece contains the features he is now famous for. With large tees, undulating greens and water on just about every hole, this course is a classic. Numerous bunkers surrounding these slick, tiered greens challenge every golfer.
Featuring some of the fastest greens around, this links-style course consists of both flat and rolling fairways. With water hazards on 15 holes, accurate placement from these elevated tees is crucial. As the host of the Nike Tour Championship in 1995 and 1996, this challenging course is a fair test for players of all abilities.
This wooded course, located on the site of an old horse farm in Gwinnett County, is the first signature course by Greg Norman in the US. The fairways, flanked by towering, century-old trees and dissected by winding streams, gently flow along the natural terrain. The sharply sloping greens offer a tremendous challenge for all. As the annual host to the AT&T Classic, the course has received excellent reviews from the pros.
This renowned Civil War-era setting draws golfers of all abilities who will be challenged by this demanding course with doglegs and bunkers aplenty. The former host to the PGA Tour's BellSouth Classic, this course is most noted for the scenic 13th, a 158-yard par three featuring a cascading waterfall between the tee and green.
The home of Bobby Jones, East Lake is Atlanta's oldest golf course. Built in 1910, this lengthy course features a number of tree-lined fairways, as well others that are more open. Known for its perfect greens, this course was the host of the 1963 Ryder Cup. The signature hole at East Lake is the 164-yard, par-3 sixth, featuring an elevated tee that looks down to a green surrounded by water on three sides.
Look familiar? Legends Gene Sarazen, Sam Sneed and Kathy Whitworth used the unique features from a number of their favorite holes around the world to design this distinctive course. On the grounds of the prominent Chateau Elan Resort, the elegantly manicured Legends course provides an exceptional environment for an enjoyable round of golf. Slick greens, water hazards and strategically placed bunkers will challenge every shot.
Traditional settings for golf still exist with this immaculate private course located in north Fulton County. Designed by Pete and P.B Dye, this course has everything golfers dream of. Gaping bunkers and winding streams line these flawless fairways. Once on these extremely fast greens, the battle is only halfway over. Members enjoy walking this fairly flat course with help from one of the local caddies.
Bring your 'A' game to this Robert Trent Jones course located in the suburbs of Atlanta. Precise tee shots are a must if you want to avoid the deep rough that lines these narrow fairways. Tackling these difficult greens will be much easier with accurate iron play. Long and straight is the key to an enjoyable day.
This picturesque gem is one of the nicest public courses around, but don't let the beauty fool you. Thick rough bordering these luscious fairways and yawning bunkers protecting these oversized greens are just some of the trouble one can find on this challenging track. Long is the key off the tee, and accuracy is required for the approach to these fast, undulating greens.