The Takeaway: The most difficult and contrived layout in Tennessee, Nashville G&A features some engaging holes as well as a few head scratchers. The polarizing course tends to be one you love or hate instantly. Grade B
Designer: Bruce Devlin and Robert von Hagge 1971
Phone Number: 615-370-3346
Course Website: Official Website - Visit Nashville Golf and Athletic Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.
Directions: Get here! - 1703 Crockett Springs Trail, Brentwood, Tennessee 37027 – UNITED STATES
What to Expect: One of the more controversial designs in Tennessee, the Nashville Golf & Athletic Club tends to be one of those clubs you love or hate. The layout was conceived during a time in golf architecture when creating punishing layouts was applauded. As such, the course falls square into that category as one of the most difficult layouts in the state with the chops to challenge the best players in the world if ever called upon to host a competition. The flip side to that is that many casual players will find the design too punishing to enjoy on a consistent basis. The design features plenty of interest from start to finish with the routing taking players over and around highly undulated terrain where shotmaking is at a premium. A handful of water hazards come into play throughout the round which adds to the difficulty of a course that tips out at 7600 yards. The elevation changes in the course lend to producing mountain views and the southern end of the course is isolated away from everything to deliver a peaceful retreat. If you can play to your handicap at Nashville Golf & Athletic, you are on your game and should consider picking up a lottery ticket on the way home.
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