Golf Pros Say These Courses Are Amongst The Hardest In The U.S.


Golf legend Tom Watson once said, “A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer’s mind.” Where some are known through their serene beauty, the following courses are notorious for their demanding hills, holes, pins, winds, and water.

The Honors Course – Ooltewah, TN

With super slick greens, and trees in the line of play, The Honors Course does not make life easy for its visitors. Founded by Coca-Cola heir Jack Lupton in 1983 with an emphasis on amateur play, The Honors Course has hosted multiple U.S. Amateur Championship, NCAA Championship, and U.S. Junior Championship tournaments. Be careful on the par-4 9th hole – water protects the short 355-yard pin.