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McLemore Ranked #22 on Golf Digest's Top-100 Holes In the US

McLemore's Highlands Course 18th Hole

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, GA. (May 29, 2024) --- The list of accolades for McLemore’s golf courses continues to grow with the announcement that the 18th hole on the Highlands Course ranked 22nd out of the Top 100 Holes in America by Golf Digest.  McLemore’s 18th was ranked highest in the state of Georgia and top three in the Southeast.

The publication previously Also placed McLemore’s 18th as one of the top 3 finishing holes in America. Ranking as the 22nd-best hole in the country confirms McLemore’s place among the most esteemed courses on the list, such as Pebble Beach, Augusta National, and Pinehurst.


“This is an honor that speaks to the vision our team shared and execution of design by Bill Bergin and Rees Jones as well as to the team that provides care of the course on a daily basis.  In the coming months, our newest course The Keep, will open with even higher hopes and anticipation. If nothing else, McLemore is about creating an authentic golf experience at the highest degree possible.”

-Duane Horton, President & CEO of Scenic Land Company and McLemore Resort


Duane Horton, President & CEO of Scenic Land Company and McLemore Resort, noted that McLemore Resort’s Cloudland Hotel opened earlier this month as the newest property in the Curio Collection by Hilton. “There’s so much happening at McLemore.  Golfers, vacation travelers, and guests are drawn to a multitude of offerings; however, it’s the golf, with a dramatic environment and in the purest form, that provides the strong foundation for the success we’re enjoying.  We couldn’t be prouder of the team with the vision to execute courses that will challenge and excite players for generations to come.”  




About McLemore 

Located on Lookout Mountain, Georgia, McLemore is a resort community featuring The Highlands golf course, named the “Best Finishing Hole in America since 2000” by Golf Digest, and the forthcoming cliff-edge course, The Keep. Cloudland, a member of the Curio Collection by Hilton, is the newest addition, with 245 hotel rooms and state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces. Across the entire property, guests enjoy four restaurants and a spa that attracts visitors both regionally and internationally. 


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