What You Need to Know About Cummings Cove Golf

From breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains to brilliant rivers and flowing streams, North Carolina’s natural scenery is the backdrop to some of the most stunning golf courses in the nation. However, with hundreds of courses across the state to choose from, it is difficult to decide which to play first! Luckily, we’ve done the research for you, and locals and visitors agree that Cummings Cove Golf is a top choice.

If you are planning your next trip to Cummings Cove Golf, be sure to take advantage of everything that the region offers. Download our free Chimney Rock Vacation Guide for over 100 recommendations on golf courses, outdoor recreation, spas, and restaurants in the area!

What You Need to Know About Cummings Cove Golf


Cummings Cove Golf is a par 71 course with 18 distinct and unique holes. It offers an impressive 6,415-yard layout that is full of stunning North Carolina scenery. During your game, you will love the crisp mountain air with beautiful views of lakes, streams, waterfalls, and tree-lined fairways. Located in Hendersonville, NC, this area boasts some of the best weather in the nation. The winters are mild and the summers are warm. Because of this, Cummings Cove is open year-round and you’ll never need to wait until golf season again play your favorite sport!  Ice and water machines and restrooms are available throughout the course and adjoin the 6th, 10th, and 15th holes. Memberships to the country club are available, but this semi-private course is also open to visitors.


  • Plan ahead and book your tee time on the Cummings Cove website in advance!
  • Rates vary by season. If you have any questions, contact the golf shop by phone at 828.891.9412.
  • If you are planning your next golf vacation, our Stay & Play Package is a great way to do it! This package offers two nights lodging, one round of 18 holes, range balls, lunch for one, one draft beer, and countless special amenities that make a stay at The Esmeralda a one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Get directions to Cummings Cove.


Cummings Cove is only 40 minutes away from our inn, making it perfect for a day trip during your stay. After a great game, indulge in our luxurious spa services.

Our Terrace King Room is our largest accommodation. This room features direct access to our second floor public terrace, where you may sit, rock, and relax to the dramatic views and sounds of the Rocky Broad River. In addition, our guests enjoy many special amenities, including daily breakfast at The Esmeralda Restaurant, access to the Esmeralda Park, and complimentary high-speed wireless internet throughout our facility. Check out our Stay & Play Package and start planning your next golf vacation today! We can’t wait to host you at The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant!

Looking for more golf courses near Hendersonville, NC, like Cummings Cove Golf? Read our blog on Lake Lure golf!