Nicklaus Design® Golf

 MOUNTAINTOP GOLF BY NICKLAUS DESIGN®

The spectacular, private, 9-hole/par 29 course situated along the summit of Bear Lake Reserve offers a diverse collection of strategically-designed holes, crafted by world-renowned Nicklaus Design®. The incredible views in all directions offer a truly breathtaking, one-of-a-kind golf experience. The practice facility is also well-equipped with a driving range and putting green. Golf Season is mid-April to mid-November, with exact dates varying slightly each year depending on weather. In-season programming includes special events, tournaments, clinics, leagues, individual play, private lessons for adults, and more.

 MOUNTAINTOP GOLF BY NICKLAUS DESIGN®

The spectacular, private, 9-hole/par 29 course situated along the summit of Bear Lake Reserve offers a diverse collection of strategically-designed holes, crafted by world-renowned Nicklaus Design®. The incredible views in all directions offer a truly breathtaking, one-of-a-kind golf experience. The practice facility is also well-equipped with a driving range and putting green. Golf Season is mid-April to mid-November, with exact dates varying slightly each year depending on weather. In-season programming includes special events, tournaments, clinics, leagues, individual play, private lessons for adults, and more.

 MEET OUR ON-SITE PRO, COURTNEY GUNTER

Courtney was named head coach of the WCU Catamount women’s golf team in the summer of 2018.  She has over a decade of achieving numerous awards, titles and personal bests in her personal journey as a student athlete. She has also been recognized numerous times for coaching, helping teams reach new heights of skill at previous positions at both East Carolina and Coastal Carolina.

As a student, Gunter was a member of a North Carolina team that won five team titles, recorded 20 Top Five finishes, appeared in four NCAA regionals and a pair of NCAA Championships during her four-year career. Courtney holds a Masters Degree in Sport Management, and has been the on-site pro at Bear Lake Reserve since 2018.

“Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots—but you have to play the ball where it lies”

– Bobby Jones