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Banner Elk, NC

Lees McRae College

Permanent course
15(based on 2 reviews)
2017 ft. Metric
Mostly Flat
Lightly Wooded
9 Holes
9 Baskets
4 Water in play

Lees McRae College

Course conditions:

  • Unplayable
  • Bad
  • Decent
  • Good
  • Perfect

A short, beginner level course. Holes 1-5 play near the Mill Pond area; holes 6-8 are near Williams Gymnasium; hole 9 is up a hill over a walking path (at least a 500 ft walk from basket 8). Tee signs are small green, mostly damaged squares set about 10 feet or so in front of the tee stakes. Holes 6 thru 8 have numbered rocks beside the tee stakes.

Navigating the course: Holes 1-5 are in a section near the mill pond. Holes 6-8 are in a section near the Williams Physical Education Center; the holes are between Hickory Nut Gap Rd and the Williams Center. To get there go a short distance back out Mill Pond Rd, then turn RIGHT on Hickory Nut Gap Rd. The Williams Center will be on the left and tee 6 is close to the building at the edge of the parking lot. Hole 9 is in still another place, off by itself. From basket 8 walk back ~220ft toward tee 6 and you will see a sign on a tree. Cross the street to your left and wind your way up the hill. Look for a staircase going down the other side of this hill. Hole 9 throws over this staircase and the fairway is a gravel walking path. Make sure to watch out for people on the path!

Designer(s): Colin K. Frie
Year established: 2017
Multiple Tees / Pins: No / No
Par Info: 27
DGCR SSE: [ ? ] 20
Rounds Recorded / Average Score: -- / -- -- / --
Tee Type: Grass
Hole Type: DISCatcher
Discs lost: 0
Misc. info.:
very cart friendly

Location

Mill Pond Rd & Shawneehaw Ave. S. Banner Elk, 28604 North Carolina
Local Directions:

From Boone- take 184 to Banner Elk. Turn LEFT on Hickory Nut Gap Rd. Take an immediate right on Mill Pond Rd (you might see a small sign for "May Wildlife Rehabilitation Center). Go 0.1 mile until you pass the dam and park in the tiny parking area on the right.

1st tee: you will pass the 1st basket and tee before you get to the dam. You will pass the first 5 baskets to get to tee 1.

Latitude / Longitude:
36.156807, -81.869987 degree

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