Tennessee Golf Courses - Best in State

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Greg Allen

Greg Allen, considered one of the outstanding collegiate golf coaches in the NCAA, was named Vanderbilt's head women's coach in July, 2007. Allen came to Vanderbilt after a seven-year tenure as head coach at the University of Arizona, where he twice won the Pac-10 Conference, finished as NCAA runner-up in 2002 and coached nine All-Americans, including Lorena Ochoa.


 


 

No. 5
Belle Meade Country Club
Belle Meade Country Club
Nashville, Tenn.
 
Year opened: 1901
Course type: Private
Architect: Donald J. Ross
 
Allens take: Its one of the oldest and most exclusive country clubs in Nashville. In fact, its so exclusive that I couldnt get onto their website without being a member.
 

No. 4
TPC at Southwind
TPC at Southwind
Memphis, Tenn.
 
Year opened: 1988
Course type: Private
Architect: Ron Prichard
 
Allens take: Any course that hosts an AJGA event named after my good buddy, David Gossett gets my vote. And they host a pretty good PGA Tour event.
 
No. 3
Vanderbilt Legends Club
Vanderbilt Legends Club
Franklin, Tenn.
 
Year opened: 1992
Course type: Private
Architect: Robert E. Cupp/Tom Kite
 
Allens take: Not only is it home to the Commodores, but it has a special place in my heart as the place where Lorena Ochoa claimed her first LPGA Tour victory.
 

No. 2
Golf Club of Tennessee
Golf Club of Tennessee
Kingston, Tenn.
 
Year opened: 1991
Course type: Private
Architect: Tom Fazio
 
Allens take: Nestled in the rolling hills west of Nashville, you get a little piece of heaven when you go through the gates.
 

No. 1
The Honors Course
The Honors Course
Chattanooga, Tenn.
 
Year opened: 1983
Course type: Private
Architect: Pete Dye
 
Allens take: One of the best in the country, period.
 

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