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Nashville, TN

Population: 693,994
Photo: Gaylord Hotels

Nashville, TN and Franklin, TN, a cozy small town just south of Nashville, offer a wealth of golfing options. Standout courses include Gaylord Springs, a Scottish links-style course on the banks of the Cumberland River, and McCabe Golf Course, a unique 27-hole course in the trendy Sylvan Park neighborhood. Read more about golfing in Nashville.

Franklin features public and private courses surrounded by rolling green hills and horse farms. Legends Club has two 18-hole courses, one for members and one for outside play, with wide open fairways, some mounding and a few sand bunkers. Other local courses can be found at Temple Hills Golf and Country Club, Forrest Crossing and the Old Natchez Country Club.