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The Good Guys Are Back!



Welcome to Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club at Tryon Resort (formerly Cleghorn Plantation), one of the best places to play golf in Western North Carolina.  Cleghorn is more than 18 holes of golf; it is an experience you will not soon forget.  The views, the George Cobb design (famous for Quail Hollow Club and Par 3 at Augusta National), and the pristine conditions will give you four hours of solid enjoyment.  Your best round at Cleghorn will have nothing to do with your score.  It will be about the challenge you face on every tee box and how you handle the 18 adventures in front of you.

Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club at Tryon Resort has been acclaimed by the PGA as one of the best courses in North Carolina.  Please read more here.  Golf Digest has also listed Cleghorn in their “Best Places to Play.” Golfnow.com has over 50 positive reviews of Cleghorn, and we have been voted “The #1 Golf Course in Rutherford County” multiple times by readers of the Rutherford Daily Courier newspaper.  Cleghorn is back, stronger than ever with new people, great conditions, and all the amenities you have come to expect from a top-tier course and club.


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Mountain golf at its finest


Cleghorn has undergone major restorations and renovations during the past 12 months including:

  • Extensive reworking of our Champion Bermuda greens so they are in great condition.
  • Extensive bunker restoration with new sand and edging in all 58 of our bunkers.
  • 62 new deluxe Clubcar Precedent electric golf carts.
  • Driving Range open 7 days per week with grass tees and new balls.
  • Pro Shop fully stocked with new shirts, shoes, balls, and gloves.

Dave Long, our Class A PGA professional with over 25 years experience, is our General Manager and Head Pro.  He manages and operates the golf course, pro shop, and membership activities at the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.  Dave looks forward to meeting you and making your golf experience at Cleghorn a positive one.


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Cleghorn is located just one hour from Charlotte, Asheville, and Greenville/Spartanburg, SC off Highway 74.  Its central location makes it easy to visit for the day or longer.  Nearby attractions like the new Tryon International Equestrian Center, world famous Lake Lure where “Dirty Dancing” and “Last of Mohicans” were filmed, and the breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway are all just minutes from Cleghorn.

We invite you to come to Cleghorn and play one of the most challenging and enjoyable golf courses anywhere.  Give us a call at 828.286.9117 for more information and reservations.


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