Western Arkansas’ Mountain Frontier offers excellent golfing throughout the region, including Eagle Crest Golf Course in Alma. Listed on the Natural State Golf Trail, which showcases the best courses in the state, Eagle Crest is a must for serious golfers. Below is a list of courses to include on your next golf trip.
Eagle Crest Golf Course
Member of the Natural State Golf Trail. In 2008, Eagle Crest received a four-star rating from Golf Digest as one of the “Best Places to Play,” making it one of the top public courses in the state. 18-hole, daily fee course with an excellent driving range. 3926 Golf Course Dr. 479-632-8857.
Ben Geren Golf Course
Known throughout Arkansas as one of the State's premier Public Golf Courses, Ben Geren Golf Course truly offers something for everyone.
Located in the southern part of historic Fort Smith/Sebastian County, Arkansas, Ben Geren offers 27 challenging holes that feature a pleasing mix of woods and water with exceptional bermuda grass fairways and undulating bent grass greens.
Ben Geren offers other amenities to enhance the pleasure of your golfing experience such as an excellent practice facility, full service pro shop, vending, drinks, snacks and golf cart rentals.
Whatever your needs, Ben Geren Golf Course is ready to accommodate. A group or corporate outing, your favorite foursome, or singles and twosomes will have the opportunity to enjoy.
Hardscrabble Country Club
Nestled on 160 acres in the Arkansas River Valley. Elite golf course was the site of the PGA Tour. Outstanding tennis programs for juniors to seniors. Hosts league championships. Swimming pool. Elegant dining. Special events including weddings. 5211 Cliff Dr. 479-782-7211.
Vache Grasse Country Club
Semi-private, 18-hole golf course and recreation area located east of Greenwood on Hwy. 10. 479-996-4191.
Ozark Recreation Association Club
9 holes over 5,835 yards with a par of 72 (Public) 6624 Ozark Lock & Dam Road Ozark, AR 72949 (479) 667-2908.
Waldron Country Club
Lovely nine-hole open course with paved cart trails. Visitors can play Tuesday-Sunday for a nominal fee. There are tournaments from April through October. City Lake Rd.