Golf Course in Cookeville, TN

The next time you tee up for a round of golf, make sure you’re hitting the fairways at Southern Hills Golf & Country Club. Our 18-hole, par-72 course is breathtaking and challenging, welcoming experienced golfers who want to put their skills to the test, as well as beginning golfers looking to expand their horizons. Tee off by yourself or book a tee time for doubles or groups, and enjoy yourself with a day of golfing.

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The Links

Our course is well-known for the extremely-high level of care and maintenance that’s put into it. Our fairways are trimmed to perfection, with well-managed roughage and professional-grade greens. In fact, our greens have been hailed as the best in the area for several years running! It’s all thanks to our attentive grounds crew and greens keeper, who put in the time and effort to make our links as much a work of art as a golf course in Cookeville, TN.

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The Pro Shop

Need balls before you hit the links? Looking for a new glove? Want someone to advise you on new grips or club sizing? Our pro shop is your destination for a full range of products and services to help improve your golf game. We sell everything from balls and bags to clubs and specialty items, all from the most recognized industry names. Stop in before your next tee-off and see what we have to offer you.

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Golf Instruction

Meet our Golf Pro: Bill Franklin

Bill has 38 years experience as a Golf Pro, and served as the head Pro at Sparta’s course for 23 years before coming to Southern Hills in 2005. He has won the title of Tennessee PGA Player of the year twice. Bill also shot a 68 to win the Senior Division of the 2007 Ironwood Classic.

He believes in the K.I.S.S. method of keeping it simple and has instructed both youth and adults. So whether you are a beginner looking for the proper fundamentals, or a more advanced player needing to be “fine-tuned”, Bill will be able to show you how to improve your skill level for more enjoyable golf!

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Though our country club is open to the public, we still offer membership to individuals and families. Select a single membership, single +guest or a family membership to meet your needs. Membership comes with a number of exciting benefits, such as access to golf instruction in Cookeville, TN. Enrollment opens in spring every year, with discounts available before March 1st.

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The 19th Hole

When you’re done shooting a round, stop on by the 19th Hole before you head home! The 19th Hole is our short-order bar and grill, bringing you a full menu of delicious entrées and drink options. It’s a great place to celebrate your new personal record or decompress after a lackluster one.

Visit Southern Hills Golf & Country Club today to take advantage of all we have to offer you. We welcome experienced golfers and make it a point to provide you with anything and everything you need to make the most of your time on the links. Call us today at 931-432-5149 to book your next tee time.