If you’re a golf fanatic who can’t shake that uncontrollable urge to hit the greens, prepare to indulge your passion during your upcoming trip to Murphy, NC. In fact, with five courses within 20 miles, you’ll need a calendar to keep track of the tee times. So throw your golf gear in the car, set the GPS and cruise control, and get ready to swing and putt yourself silly.
First, book yourself a cozy mountain rental cabin in Murphy NC, available from the helpful folks at Mountain Country Cabin Rentals if you’re not in or from the area. When you arrive, get a good night’s sleep and enjoy a hearty breakfast at Blue Mountain Grill in Peachtree. Next, work off those tasty pancakes on the 18-hole Cherokee Hills Course at the Cherokee Hills Country Club, less than five miles from downtown Murphy. With rolling hills and mountains for scenery, you’re bound to knock out a good score.
For your next golf outing, choose the 18-hole Chatuge Shores Course at the Chatuge Shores Golf Course in nearby Hayesville, North Carolina. You’ll enjoy the scenic 15-mile drive from Murphy to Hayesville, and the forest backdrop beckons golfers all year ’round. If you like a good challenge, the course’s changing elevations will put you through your paces.
If you prefer golf games with an upscale twist, head to Young Harris, Georgia for 18 holes at the Brasstown Valley Resort Golf Course. Just 15 miles from Murphy, this property has been ranked as one of the top Georgia courses. You’ll wind through ponds, streams, and wildlife preserves while you try not to be distracted by the gorgeous mountain scenery. Best of all, the course is part of the Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa. What does that mean? Well, you can cap your round with a trip to the resort’s spa or a mouth-watering dinner at the fine-dining restaurant or less-formal Brassies Grill.
Next, head to nearby Blairsville, Georgia for a spin around the Butternut Creek Course at the Butternut Creek Golf Course. The Union County Recreation Department operates this historic course, which will challenge your water hazard escape skills on 13 of the 18 holes. After your round concludes, visit The View Grill for a tasty meal while you soak up views of the spectacular North Georgia mountains.
Finally, hop over the state line to Tennessee, just 16 miles from downtown Murphy. If you’re short on time, try the 9-hole Copper Basin Course at the historic Copper Basin Golf Club. Take in some impressive scenery while you try to outsmart those crafty golf course developers.
Of course, every golfer deserves a visit to the candy store, also known as The Club Shoppe on Highway 64 west of Murphy, NC. Besides stocking up on the latest “must have” golf accessories, you can order a set of custom-fitted golf clubs that match your golfing goals and swing habits. And who knows – your new irons and putters might really kick-start your game.
The Poltrock Team – REMAX Mountain Properties – Murphy NC – www.iLoveMurphy.com – Call us Toll Free at 1-866-Murphy-NC or 1-866-687-7496 – Murphy’s #1 Real Estate Team