Featured Course: The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Discover The Cliffs At Walnut Cove Golf Course

Playing a round of golf in the fresh mountain air surrounded by the soaring mountain tops of the Blue Ridge Mountains is as close to heaven as a golfer can get. At The Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf course, players can enjoy all of this and much more, from the comfort of their backyard. 

Join us as we discover what makes The Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf course and community one of the favorites among all of the members at The Cliffs. 

The Community 

Found in The Asheville Region, The Cliffs at Walnut Cove offers the best of both rustic mountain living and the amenities of an urban city. Located just minutes from downtown Asheville, you can shop in one-of-a-kind boutiques, enjoy a diverse culinary and craft brewing experience, and discover the artistic flair that characterizes the city.   

The Community is well-connected to the Blue Ridge Parkway, making it easy to start your adventure along America’s favorite drive and take in the scenic views! Nearby, the Pisgah National Forest has some of the best hiking trails in the area. 

Inspired by the timeless villages of Europe, this community was designed to accentuate the natural beauty that surrounds the community. There are miles of private walking trails perfect for exploring undisturbed forests, colorful wildflowers, and rushing waterfalls within the community’s gates. 

Along the way you may come across our 60-acre working farm, Creekside Farm, which is home to more than 300 varieties of heirloom vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Through this Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, the culinary staff at our fine-dining venues can create flavorful recipes sure to satisfy your tastebuds. On the grounds there are also free-roaming chickens and two friendly donkeys. 

The Cliffs at Walnut Cove Golf Course 

Nestled in a lush valley, The Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf course highlights the panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the most decorated golfer of all time, this is one of the Carolinas’ most dramatic courses. 

Named among America’s Best Residential Courses by Golfweek, the course and practice facilities are always tended to at the highest level of care. Players make their way through serene fields that were once farmlands, crossing over mountain streams that meander across the course. Jack Nicklaus himself says it makes you feel as though you are playing through a national forest.  


One of the main golf events held at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf course is the French Broad Collegiate Invitational. Hosted by UNC Asheville, this 36-hole tournament features women’s collegiate golfers that have come from across the country to compete here. Our members at The Cliffs have the distinct opportunity to watch and cheer on these young athletes as they fight for the esteemed title. 

For members looking to participate in play themselves, the Blue Ridge Classic Men’s tournament is an exciting competition held in early summer. During the three-day event, 48 teams showcase their skills in round robin 9-hole match play. 

The Club Village

Living in a golf community comes with certain comforts you simply won’t find anywhere else –– one of these being the high-end facilities. 

At The Cliffs at Walnut Cove golf course, The Club Village is the ideal place to spend time after an afternoon of play. This Tudor-style clubhouse is home to sensational fine-dining, an English-style Tavern serving specialty drinks created by expert mixologists, a board room, and for the wine enthusiasts, a wine room with wine lockers stocked by our expert sommeliers.  

The Golf House

Dedicated to enhancing our member’s golf experience, The Golf House is a unique facility that houses a golf shop where players can find their favorite brands of golfing equipment to look and play their best. There are also locker rooms, private lounges, and a pleasant outdoor patio area, perfect for enjoying a meal with family and friends.  

Wellness Center

Life at The Cliffs is centered around staying active, and the state-of-the-art wellness center at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove is the perfect place for members to do just that. With indoor and outdoor pools, an active tennis community, and a variety of fitness programs led by our experienced trainers, staying fit has never been so effortless.  

Golf Membership at The Cliffs

There’s no better way to spend the day than out on the green –– and when you become an golf member at The Cliffs, you will have access to all seven of our premier golf courses throughout the Carolina Mountains. 

Given the diverse landscape of the region, every course requires a distinct style of play. The esteemed golf professionals and architects chosen to design the courses at The Cliffs created a golfing experience unlike any other. From the unforgettable 13th hole at The Cliffs at Glassy to waterfront play at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards, avid golfers have the opportunity to discover which one is their personal favorite. 

At each of our courses, our professional staff is always available to help you find the necessary equipment to improve all areas of your game. There are also practice facilities where you can perfect your drives, chips, and putts.

Golf is only the beginning of your experience as a club member. You also have access to all seven clubhouses, wellness centers, and other private amenities at The Cliffs –– including hundreds of private social clubs, miles of private hiking trails, and exclusive events. 

Call The Cliffs Home

When you choose to call The Cliffs home, you have the option of building your luxury mountain home or purchasing one already available. 

If you choose to build the first step is finding the perfect homesite. Once you find your ideal location, choose from one of our Preferred Builders. With years of experience building in the area, you can rest assured that your dream project is in good hands, as we only allow the very best to build at The Cliffs.

If building from the ground up is too daunting a task, browse our move-in ready estates, cottages, and townhomes and begin enjoying all of the luxuries this community has to offer.

Consider calling The Cliffs at Walnut Cove home today! We guarantee that your experience at The Cliffs will make you fall in love with the Carolina mountains all over again. If you need any additional information on any of our seven communities or club membership opportunities, contact us.

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