In this December 2020 article, 5 Public U.S. Courses I HAVE to Play in 2021, Sweetens Cove Golf Club is featured as one of the best public golf courses to play in 2021. The author, Al Lunsford, goes on to list Sweetens Cove and describe how he envisions the course experience.
"Rare are the golf destinations that live up to the hype. Bandon Dunes may have the only similar sort of vibe in the U.S. where such lofty expectations are continually met, if not exceeded. Sweetens Cove has been the darling of the golf world in the last few years, and though it is still under a decade old (opened in 2014) the nine-holer from King-Collins Golf Course Design has cast a spiritual lore that few public courses share. From its remote nature (30 minutes outside of Chattanooga, Tenn.), to its high acclaim in Top 100 lists and endless waves of social media posts, to its laid-back attitude (see the “On-Course Experience” on the club’s website), “the little golf course that could” is a place I need to visit as soon as possible. I think I can, I know I can…"
Read the full article on LinksMagazine.com.