Golf in the Mountains
"Golf is good for the soul. You get so mad at yourself you forget to hate your enemies."
- Will Rogers
Looking for a place to play golf in the mountains?
Mountain view or lakeside, enjoy a game on some of the most beautiful courses to be found anywhere in the western North Carolina mountains. With our mild winters, early springs, sunny summers and colorful autumn, Clay County is the perfect place to play your favorite game. The courses are nestled in the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and offer up not only a great game of golf, but spectacular views of Lake Chatuge (Chatuge Shores Golf Club) or the Nantahala Range mountains (Mountains Harbour Golf Club).
Rated 4 of 5 stars by Golf Advisor & Golf Link
Located on the shores of Lake Chatuge, tucked away in the beautiful North Carolina Mountains, Chatuge Shores Golf Course is a public facility offering one of the best golfing experiences in the area. Measuring at 6,498 yards from the back tees, the course offers a challenge for players of all skill levels.
Address: 260 Golf Course Road, Hayesville, NC
Par 72 Rating/Slope Yardage
Blue Tees: 70.8/129 6498
White Tees: 69.4/122 6147
Gold Tees: 64.4/107 5051
Red Tees: 68.2/114 4801
Visit us — you’ll love it!
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Mountain Harbour Golf is waiting for you. Mountain Harbour Golf provides that beautiful combination of incredible scenery, the golf challenge you want, and the sheer enjoyment of being here in a warm, friendly and inviting setting. Professional instruction by our local pro Bill Berg, who brings intense excitement and commitment to the game of golf. In fact, it’s been said that Bill “was born with a golf club in his hand.”
Address: 1665 Mountain Harbour Drive, Hayesville, NC
The course features 6,561 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70. Designed by Willard C. Byrd, ASGCA/(R) Ben Wright, the Mountain Harbour golf course opened in 2005.