Braggadocio Aside, Crossville Has Plenty of Golf to Offer

By Ken Mink

Is the small town of Crossville, Tenn., the “Golf Capital of Tennessee”?

Yes, says the town’s Chamber of Commerce, which has laid claim to the title for years, but facts show this is an audacious title at best. The East Tennessee town of about 10,600 and its surrounding Cumberland County have nine golf courses, including five at the resort community of Fairfield Glade.

But there are many other communities with more extensive golf facilities, none of which claim to be the “Golf Capital of Tennessee.” But, braggadocio aside, the Crossville area does have some worthwhile golf courses. More