Nestled within the beautiful mountains of East Tennessee, Anderson County is an inviting haven for golf enthusiasts seeking a fun weekend that blends outdoor adventure with great food.
Tee Time at Centennial Golf Course and The Patch at the Preserve:
The heart of your golfing weekend adventure lies in two exceptional courses: Centennial Golf Course and The Patch at the Preserve, both located in Oak Ridge, TN. Centennial Golf Course, offering breathtaking mountain views, promises an 18-hole golfing experience that caters to players of all skill levels. Whether you're aiming for that perfect swing or simply reveling in the serenity of the surroundings, Oak Ridge’s Centennial Golf Course provides an ideal backdrop for an unforgettable day on the greens.
For a change of pace, The Patch at the Preserve offers a picturesque 12-hole Par 3 golf course. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Anderson County, this course adds a twist to the traditional game, allowing you to refine your short game skills while savoring the tranquil ambiance.
For those seeking a different kind of golfing adventure, Anderson County has something special to offer: disc golf. With several top-notch disc golf courses including Oak Ridge’s Carl Yearwood Park Disc Golf Course and The Mounds, Norris Disc Golf Course and Carden Farm Disc Golf Course in Clinton, you can embrace the outdoors and challenge yourself in a unique way. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, the disc golf courses in Oak Ridge, Clinton and Norris provide a fusion of fun and strategy against the backdrop of Anderson County's natural beauty. Find out more about each of these courses here.
A Few Culinary Delights to Explore:
After an invigorating day on the golf course, it's time to indulge your taste buds with exquisite dining experiences. Fire and Salt Restaurant in Oak Ridge, offers a fine culinary journey that blends local flavors with innovative techniques. The warm and sophisticated atmosphere provides the perfect setting for unwinding after a day of golf. From succulent steaks to seafood delicacies, every dish is a testament to the chef's dedication to creating a memorable dining adventure.
If you're in the mood for a more laid-back dining experience, make your way to Big Ed's Pizza. This beloved local establishment is renowned for its mouthwatering pies and welcoming ambiance. Despite its unassuming exterior, Big Ed's Pizza delivers a delightful experience for pizza enthusiasts. The menu offers an array of options, from classic favorites to gourmet creations, all designed to satisfy every palate.
If you want a taste of the south, you’ll definitely want to check out one of these restaurants: Dean’s Restaurant and Bakery in Oak Ridge or Apple Blossom Café in Clinton. Both restaurants serve up delicious, southern food that your grandma would be proud of. From delicious pot roast to chicken and dumplings to fried catfish, you’ll leave full and satisfied!
Other things to check out in the area:
Travel 300 years through history in Anderson County! Many of America’s Pioneers have called Anderson County home, from the pioneers that settled the Southern US to the scientific pioneers that created the atomic bomb to the civil rights pioneers that took the first step in ensuring civil liberties for all Americans regardless of color. Learn more about exploring our history here.
Hit the Trails in Anderson County. Whether you like to hit the trails on foot, bike or off-road vehicle, we’ve got you covered. Over 300 miles of off-road trails await at Windrock Park with side by side rentals available. If you’re more of a hiker or mountain biker, there are numerous areas where you can get your heart pumping while enjoying the beautiful East Tennessee landscape. Find out more about our trails here.
So, whether you're a golf enthusiast, a culinary connoisseur, or an outdoor adventure seeker, Anderson County provides the perfect escape. So, pack your golf clubs, discs, appetite, and sense of adventure and get ready to embark on a trip that promises memories of camaraderie, challenge, and the picturesque charm of Tennessee's beauty.