Chickasaw Golf Course

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Chickasaw Golf Course Est. 2000

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Originally one of the five Bear Trace courses designed by Jack Nicklaus for Tennessee State Parks, the layout at Chickasaw benefits from a wonderfully natural woodland setting. Roads and housing play no part in proceedings here. Located in Chickasaw State Park, this well-rated and popular golf course is laid out on pleasantly undulating terrain, which gives many holes great character. A common feature of the holes here is to drive the ball from elevated tees, with a clear view of the "trouble" ahead, then play down and back-up to elevated greens. The course weaves its way through a wonderful forest of pines, oaks, tulip poplars and hickories, stretching to just over 7,100 yards from the back tees. Chickasaw lays down a good test for golfers of all abilities, who will enjoy hitting to good-width, but never overly wide fairways. With plenty of attractive bunkering, a few small ponds and Piney Creek meandering past seven of the holes, there is plenty to concentrate on and put your course management to the test. Maintenance standards are good without necessarily being immaculate, but be assured, Chickasaw will not disappoint. This is a very attractive and natural tree-lined layout, definitely one to include on your play list if you are in the area. After your round, the handcrafted clubhouse, styled after a log cabin and overlooking the 18th hole, provides an ideal place to muse on all those "what ifs......?" from your round.

Stay & Play at the Chickasaw Chalet, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Chickasaw Golf Course
9555 State Route 100,
Henderson, Tennessee TN 38340
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Office   +1 (731) 989 4700
Pro Shop   +1 (888) 944 2327


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Golf Pro
Jim Merry (PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Woodland.
Designer: A Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7118 6030 5279
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 75.1 69.7 71.2
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How2Get There?

82 miles NE of Memphis.
From the outskirts of Henderson, head west on Hwy 100. After 8 miles, golf is on your left (1.2 miles after the main entrance to Chickasaw State Park).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $29; weekends $39. Reduced replay, senior, twilight, Monday-special and group rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

The Chickasaw people are Native Americans who previously inhabitated parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. Before contact with the first European settlers, the Chickasaw had migrated east of the Mississippi River and occupied much of what is present-day northeast Mississippi. In 1832 they were forced to sell their lands and move to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) during the era of Indian Removal. Most Chickasaw (the 13th largest federally recognised tribe in the United States) now live in Oklahoma. The Chickasaw are related to the Choctaw and share a common history with them; both are of the Muskogean linguistic group.

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Latitude: (35.389942)
Longitude: (-88.791708)
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Chickasaw Chalet 
115 Chalet Lane, Henderson, TN 38340
+1 (731) 983 6000

Surrounded by the rolling, wooded hills of Chickasaw State Park, and just o.5 mile from the Park's championship golf course, Chickasaw Chalet offers comfortable cabin accommodation. Each cabin includes two bedrooms with queen-size beds, a living room with sleeper sofa and satellite TV, fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, 4-person heated spa and charcoal barbecue grill. A quiet and relaxing location from which to take advantage of the many activities available to visitors in Chester County, Tennessee.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Chickasaw (o.5 mi)
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Golf within 20 miles No
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America Inn 
Henderson, TN

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