Practice Facilities

Driving Range

Smoky Mountain Country Club has full practice facilities, which include a driving range and putting green. Driving range balls are purchased in the Golf Shop. Call (828) 497-7622 for Golf Shop hours.

We offer small, medium and large buckets of balls. A small bucket (25 balls) costs $5.00, medium bucket (40 balls) costs $7.00 and a large bucket (70 balls) costs $10.00.

The putting green is located a few steps outside our Golf Shop door and conveniently adjacent to the first tee.

Step into the tranquility of the Smoky Mountains and hit the greens at our driving range, a place for beginners and pros to sharpen their skills. Surrounded by natural beauty, we’re open 7 days a week, from 8 AM to 5 PM, ready for you to enjoy a peaceful yet challenging day of golf.

Hours of Operation

Open daily from 8 AM to 5 PM, our driving range welcomes you to practice your swings and perfect your game any day of the week. With our inviting schedule, you can easily find time to visit, whether you’re starting your day with a round of golf or wrapping it up with some practice swings.

Versatile Teeing Ground

Choose your preferred teeing ground with our versatile mat and grass tee options. Although we don’t have designated hitting stations, our spacious range accommodates up to 25 golfers at once, ensuring a comfortable and uncrowded experience for everyone.

Distance Markers

Strategically placed distance signs at 50, 100, 150, 200, and 250 yards allow you to accurately gauge your shots and improve your distance control. These markers are essential tools in measuring your progress and enhancing your game.

Club Rentals

You can rent a set for $20! This service is designed to ensure that all visitors can enjoy a comprehensive practice session, regardless of whether they own personal golf clubs. Our selection includes a variety of clubs, catering to the diverse needs and preferences. Visit our Pro Shop to get assistance from our expert team.

Refreshments and Snacks

Stay energized and hydrated with our selection of snacks and drinks available at both the Pro Shop and Persimmon Grille. While the Pro Shop caters to your needs throughout the day, Persimmon Grille offers a delightful menu from 11 AM to 4 PM, perfect for a midday break or an early afternoon snack.

Driving Range Rules

  1. No outside golf balls or personal shag bags are allowed.
  2. Range balls must be purchased in our Golf Shop.
  3. Golf Attire is required. No Tee-Shirts or cut-offs allowed.
  4. The range closes at 5 PM each day to allow for cart staff to clean pick for the evening
  5. No Pets are allowed on the practice area.
  6. Range balls and buckets are the golf course’s property and are not to be removed from the facility.
  7. Please return empty buckets to the golf shop.