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You'll find two premier Arkansas golf resorts in state parks, both of which offer excellent facilities and challenging play for expert and novice golfers. Check out two of the state's best golf resorts below, and pack your clubs for a getaway.

 

DeGray Lake Resort Golf Course

DeGray Lake Resort Golf Course DeGray is one of the most popular Arkansas golf resorts featuring DeGray Lake Golf Course, a challenging, 18-hole championship public course that stretches over 6,900 yards. The course offers views of DeGray Lake and opportunities to view the birds and other wildlife that abound here.

The front nine offers wide, expansive fairways with elevated, undulating and sloping greens, and hidden water hazards. The back nine is carved out of the woodlands leaving little room for stray shots. The course offers a driving range, practice green, chipping area and lessons, from the blue tees the course is 7,100 yards, from the Blue 6935 course rating/slope 73.0/134, White 6421 course rating/slope 70.7/128, Gold 6136 course rating/slope 69.4/126, and Red 5178 course rating/slope 69.3/115 The DeGray Lake Golf Course rating is 72.7 and the slope is 134. Water comes into play on seven holes.

The Pro Shop offers a snack bar, cart and club rentals, golf equipment and a wide selection of brand name golf apparel and accessories for purchase. Call the Pro Shop for tee times and tournament reservations at:  501-865-5830.

 

The Ridges at Village Creek Golf Course

The Ridges at Village Creek golf course Golfers will enjoy The Ridges at Village Creek, the park's 27-hole, Andy Dye signature course. This outstanding public course features the rolling terrain of Crowley's Ridge, dramatic elevation changes, and the backdrop of the surrounding hardwood forest. These combine for an aesthetically pleasing and challenging level of play at one of the state's best golf resorts. Since 1923, the Dye family designs of resort and public courses have included world-ranked championship-class courses including 17 of the world's top 100 courses. Dye designs have a worldwide reputation for their creative, unique designs, and environmentally sensitive integrity. Depending on the configuration of the two nines you choose to play, the yardage could stretch to over 7,400 yards. The course features MiniVerde Bermuda greens and Tiff 419 Bermuda tees and fairways. Four teeing areas offer opportunities for golfers of any skill level. Three distinct nines make for outstanding golf. Water comes into play on 12 holes. The course is open daily and includes a full service clubhouse with pro shop, dressing rooms, snack bar, and full driving range. Golf carts are included with greens fee. For tee times, contact the clubhouse at 870-238-5226, or book online at TheRidgesAtVillageCreek.com.

These courses are well worth the travel, and you’ll find a variety of accommodation options ranging from campsites to cabins and well-appointed lodge rooms. Visit our Deals page to search for savings on a golf getaway in Arkansas–you’ll be seeing green in no time.