What skill level is required to play Cheekwood Course?
Cheekwood Golf Club is appropriate for all skill levels. Our world class 9 HOLE design includes:
- 4 par 3’s
- 5 par 4’s.
What PACE OF PLAY should I expect to adhere to?
Pace of play is important for every golfer to have the best experience.
We ask that you:
- Stay within 2 strokes of the group ahead of you.
- After you have reached triple bogey, if you are still short of the green, PICKUP and move to the green to putt.
Are personal coolers or beverages permitted?
No. The sale of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages is an important source of revenue to allow us to maintain the course. It is also against the local law for us to permit golfers to bring alcoholic beverages on to the course.
Are memberships available?
We are not currently offering new memberships. We are planning a course renovation and will offer new membership opportunities as soon as we have that process fully defined.
How far are you from Downtown Franklin?
We are located about 2 miles NW of downtown Franklin and about 8 minutes from the I-65 / Coolsprings West exit.
How are group tournaments scheduled?
All tournaments can be scheduled with our staff at the front desk.
What is the dress code?
Collared shirts are PREFERRED. Jeans are discouraged.
Do you allow walking?
Yes, walking is permitted all day Monday–Thursday AND After 2:00 on Friday–Sunday.
What are the best times for kids to play?
Kids are more than welcome to play anytime if supervised by an adult. However, kids and other beginners may find that Monday–Thursday is less crowded and therefore offers them a better opportunity to play at a pace suitable for their skill level.
Do you offer caddies?
We do not offer caddies.
You must be 16 years old or older to drive a golf cart on our course. No more than 2 people are allowed to ride in a cart.
What is the average time to play a round?
The average time to play 9 holes is approximately 1.5 hours. We encourage this pace of play.
Do you have a marshal?
We do have a Marshal Friday–Sunday.
Do you offer a beverage cart?
No, we do NOT offer a beverage/snack cart at this time.
What is the age range of the typical player?
Cheekwood offers something for everyone. We welcome players of all ages and abilities. We have programs and events for junior players through senior adults.
Do you have regular league programs?
We have league play as follows:
- Senior Men’s League – Wednesdays.
- Ladies League – Thursdays.
If you would like information on joining either of these, call the Clubhouse at 615.794.8223.