If you’ve been looking for an excuse to go play “a round”, then head to Covington, Georgia! Now, some people think that golf is incredibly boring. But, have you ever driven a golf cart? You can’t be bored in one of those machines! Whether you hate it or love it, golf has been one of America’s favorite sports since 1794, when the Savannah Golf Club was established in Savannah, Georgia. Keep that Georgia tradition alive by getting out and enjoying some local golf courses, just in time to celebrate the Master’s Tournament! Not only is Covington famous for films; our town also hosts two prestigious courses!
Head out to The Oaks in Covington, Georgia, which is considered the best hidden golfing gem in the state. It’s conveniently located off of I-20 and includes all the amenities you’ll need for a great round of golf. You can lunch at the delicious Putter’s Restaurant, located inside the clubhouse and then visit the fully-stocked Pro Shop for golf gear by Under Armour, Nike, and Bridgestone. Most of the tee-time rates also include your cart rental, too. You can truly play like a Master’s Tournament champion at The Oaks when you participate in their Master’s Week Specials! With special rates on tee times and a signature Oaks tumbler, who needs a green jacket?
Another great Covington course is the Ashton Hills Golf Club. Ashton Hills Golf Club is one of the elite courses in the state of Georgia. Located in Covington, it is the only course in the East Atlanta area that was designed by Desmond Muirhead, the world-famous golf course architect. The Ashton Hills golf course is challenging to all levels of golfer and showcases some incredibly scenic views! Ashton Hills opened in 1997 and was instantly voted Atlanta's Best New Course by the Georgia Golf News. Ashton Hills also offers superb amenities, including a large practice range and putting green. After playing your round, try a fabulous meal at the Village Grille.
Think fast! Because we found a third option to satiate your golfing fever. If you can’t make it to Covington’s excellent courses, why not have a green of your own? Great Estates Landscaping, a local landscaping company that’s responsible for the cultivation of the Covington Square, can also install private putting greens in your backyard. The Great Estates Landscaping crew will create the perfect putting green and fit it into your already existing space. How’s that for living like a champion?
Come play like a champion during the Master’s Tournament in Covington, Georgia! You can beat the Augusta traffic and have a ball, playing around in Newton County. Why not spend a few days in Covington, on your way to the Master’s Tournament? Our historic town is located just 2 hours away from the Master’s Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. You could be sleeping in comfort at one of our prime hotels and not be stuck in traffic! Simply click this link to book your hotel rooms now.