Bear Trace At Cumberland Mountain

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain: Tennessee’s Premier Golfing Destination

Nestled in the scenic heart of Tennessee, Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain State Park is more than just a golf course; it’s a golfer’s sanctuary. This esteemed course has consistently been recognized as a top destination for golfers, earning accolades from major golf publications and enthusiasts alike.

Award-Winning Golf Course in Tennessee

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain made a remarkable entry into the golfing world by being named “One of the Top Ten You Can Play in North America” by Golf Magazine in 1999. This was just the beginning of its journey to excellence. In 2001, Golf Digest listed it among the “Top Ten Courses in Tennessee.” GOLFWEEK Magazine further elevated its status by ranking it as the #1 Public Course in Tennessee in both 2012 and 2013. Today, it stands proudly as one of the most coveted Jack Nicklaus-designed Bear Trace courses in Tennessee.

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Jack Nicklaus Signature Design: A Synthesis of Challenge and Beauty

The course, a paragon of Jack Nicklaus’s design philosophy, stretches over 6,900 yards from the gold tees and is a par 72 layout. It masterfully utilizes the natural topography, featuring elevation changes and the unique beauty of the Cumberland Plateau, including flowing brooks and mature pines. The course is designed to present golfers with strategic risk/reward opportunities, appealing to players of all skill levels.

Key Course Information

  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Head Golf Professional: Kelvin Burgin, PGA Member
  • GCSAA Superintendent: Scott Overly

Tee Box Specifications

  • Nicklaus: 6928 yards, Rating 74.0, Slope 141
  • Blue: 6430 yards, Rating 71.6, Slope 139
  • White: 5916 yards, Rating 69.0, Slope 133
  • Gold: 5250 yards, Rating 66.1, Slope 117
  • Red: 5073 yards, Rating 69.6, Slope 128

Comprehensive On-Site Amenities

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain goes beyond golf. The facility boasts a full-range Driving Range and a Practice Green, perfect for honing skills. For an extended stay, guests can enjoy the On-Site Cabins and Campsites. The Snack Bar and Club Rental services add to the convenience, ensuring a seamless golfing experience. Golf lessons are also available, catering to various skill levels.

Accommodations: Embrace the Great Outdoors

The Cumberland Mountain State Park offers diverse accommodation options, from cozy cabins to adventurous campsites, making it ideal for a golfing retreat.

Connect with Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain is not just about playing golf; it’s about experiencing the sport in one of Tennessee’s most beautiful settings.

This course is a must-visit for anyone looking to enjoy a game of golf in a picturesque, challenging, and award-winning environment. It’s a place where every swing brings a new appreciation for the game and its natural surroundings.

407 Wild Plum Ln,
Crossville, TN 38572
Phone: (931) 707-1640

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