The Hillbilly Golf called it “putt-putt gatlinburg" and this was their form of relaxation. Come to the Smokies and head for the hills for a soothing time at Hillbilly Golf Gatlinburg Tennessee. This is truly the world’s most unusual mini golf course. Miniature golf, also known as crazy golf, is an offshoot of its parent game. It is played on courses consisting of a series of holes similar to its parent. It is characterized by their short length usually within 10 yards from tee to cup. The use of artificial putting surfaces such as carpets, AstroTurf, and non-traditional putting lines are used. Use of bank shots, and artificial obstacles such as tunnels, tubes, ramps and moving obstacles are implemented. In the Hillbilly Golf course two challenging 18-hole courses await you. Both are peppered with mountaineer hazards, from outhouses to stills, rocky walls and lush plants. Hear a golf ball bounce off the side of a run-down tractor before rolling into a moonshine operation. Hillbilly were people who dwelled in the mountainous area of the U.S. A Hillbilly is free, can dress like he wants and speak in any manner. He drinks whiskey when he pleases and fires his revolver when he fancies. So how did he come to play golf? Guess he wanted to change his image and modernise himself! But that part which is his tradition is the Banjo. Hear Duelling Banjos playing in the background as you make your way from hole to hole.
Ride the Incline 300 feet straight up to the mountaintop above the city. Play down the incline. Take a ride in the tram to get to the first hole. Enjoy the stunning views of the city below. You will have a hard time choosing which course to take. You want to miss any of the exceptional equipment on either side. Hole seven is named after John Deere who was an American inventor and manufacturer of agricultural equipment.
During the entire course, you will lose a lot of golf balls until you come to hole 18. It usually take an hour to get though the whole course. It is a unique experience to play hillbilly mini golf in the mountains!
Hillbilly Golf Travel Tips
- During peak seasons, it can be very crowded.
- The most entertaining part is the ride up and down the incline.
- The staff were very friendly and help play the game.
- Parking can be a problem during peak season.
- Very clean course, with great decor.
- You could play in the hot sun and not get hot, because of the woods.
- Fun to play at night too.
- Hillbilly golf phone number - +1 865-436-7470
Entrance Ticket Details For Hillbilly Golf
- Adults: USD 12.50
- Child: USD 8.50
- Hillbilly golf gatlinburg prices for children under three: Free.
Hillbilly Golf Hours
Hillbilly golf hours
- Everyday: 9 am – 10 pm
- Parton’s Deli: Delicatessen
- Smoky Mountain Trout House: Seafood
- Aunt B’s Pancake house and Grill: American
- Cornerstone Pizzeria: Italian
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75% of people who visit Gatlinburg include Hillbilly Golf in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
42.37% of people start their Hillbilly Golf visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hillbilly Golf
94.68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hillbilly Golf
Hillbilly Golf Reviews & Ratings
Fun place! Had a blast! Just what you want,starts with a backwards ride up the hill,then you get to go on one of two courses! Good time day or night. Bonus, the staff are friendly and on it! If mini golf is your thing you will enjoy!
A very unique experience to ride up the hillside to play mini golf. The staff is very friendly and fun. Once at the top you can play the left or the right side. The course is rather simple and pretty easy for those that like a challenge. Most holes are part 2 and an occasional par 3. Once done there was a bit of a wait to get a ride back down.
Amazing mini golf course!! Your choice of two courses, each with 18 holes and super creative obstacles. One of the most fun parts is going up the incline in the chair lift - adds to the charm and uniqueness of this place. This course is well maintained and all the staff were super nice. Would highly recommend this place to everyone! We will definitely be back!
This is an awesome mini golf course. We went during the day and then came back the next night to do the other course which was even more fun. The chair lift up the mountain was a plus. Very well maintained courses. The owners were the nicest people, so friendly.
Great mini golf. Out doors but very shaded. At night it was well lit. And the course was good for both kids and adults. Has a great almost mine car ride to the top.
Do you get to play both courses for one price?Answer Report Abuse
No, as far as I know, one has to choose between the two courses available at Hillbilly Golf. You can use only one at one price.Report Abuse
I would like to have tickets to Hillbilly Golf and Include the price of the tram ride up for a Birthday gift. Would this be possible.Answer Report Abuse
For golf the rates are: Adults - USD 12.50 plus tax, Children (4-12) USD 8.50 plus tax
For tran ride prices and advance booking you can call on 1-8654367470Report Abuse