Shelby Golf Course

Nashville, Tennessee | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 6079 yards

East Nashville's Shelby Golf Course is historic, opening way back in 1924, making it Nashville's first municipal golf course, and it's a beauty, offering 18 holes of golf over rolling hills on a good-looking landscape in the beautiful confines of Shelby Park. Bermuda Tif Dwarf greens became a part of the golf course in 2006, and golfers of all levels will be able to golf a round on this golf course, which has hosted the School Days Junior Golf Tournament, Tennessee's longest-running golf tournament.

The par-72 Shelby Golf Course measures 6,079 yards from the Blue tees, though ladies have the option of playing to 4,873 yards on the Red tees. A round of golf kicks off on a par-4 hole that comes in at 345 yards from the Blue tee. The long hole here is 16th, a par-5 that measures 528 yards from the Blue tee.

A round of golf on the Shelby Golf Course concludes on a par-4 hole that measures 364 yards from the Blue tee.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6079 68.2 110
Red (W) 72 4873 71.2 114
White 72 5725 67.8 109

At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Donald Ross, George Livingston
  • Type: Public/Municipal
  • Built in: 1924
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: No
  • Putting green: Yes


  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy:


  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes
  • Pull carts: Yes


  • Week days: $16
  • Weekends: $18

2021 Fatherland St
Nashville, Tennessee 37206
Davidson County
P: (615) 862-8474
F: (615) 880-2268

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