Great Public Golf Courses Worth The Flight

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We fly to some awesome spots, and there are some great public golf courses you may have never heard of. Here are some ideas for that next corporate golf outing, or if you have time to burn.

Jackson, TN

Located in Jackson, Tennessee, this is one destination with 2 great courses! The Jackson National Golf Club is a well-maintained public, daily fee golf course (par 72, 7011 yards from black tees) providing a great challenge to every level of golfer. Bent Tree Golf Course is a city-owned public course (par 72, 6658 yards from the black tees) and provides a challenge to every level of player. Bent Tree is known for its rolling hills and wetlands that come into play on 13 out of 18 holes, including their signature 14th hole!

Show Low, AZ

The Bison Golf Club is a semi-private course offering a  combination of 18 picturesque golf holes, several of which snake through tall pine trees while others meander through a spacious grand meadow.

Burlington, IA

This public golf course has it all. Rated one of the Top 2 golf courses in Iowa, Spirit Hollow Golf Course offers 4 different tee boxes, so it is perfect for all golfers. They also offer lodging, a chef-driven restaurant, and a TopTracer Range for those wanting to have some fun at night.

Muskegon, MI

Chase Hammond Golf Course is elegantly carved out of the surrounding forest. Pines and hardwoods beautifully frame each shot and offer a challenge to even the most seasoned golfer. Chase Hammond was built in 1970 and has served Muskegon and the surrounding communities for over 50 years.

DuBois, PA

Two of the most gorgeous courses in Pennsylvania are at Treasure Lake Golf Resort. Featuring a Silver 18-hole course more designed for all golfers and a Gold Course for those who are looking for a more precision-type course. Add in the amenities of the Golf Course and DuBois is a great spot for a weekend golf outing!

Pueblo, CO

For those looking to take their golf game to “higher elevations”, let us suggest Walking Stick Golf Course in Pueblo. Since 1991 Walking Stick GC has been one of Pueblo’s pre-eminent public golf facilities and the leading major tournament venue in Pueblo. Take a virtual tour of the course hole-by-hole here.

See our article on the Top Rated Public Golf Courses in Hawaii here.