Gene Hamm, the renowned golf course architect, always has a flair for classic golf. All the traditional elements of a classic golf experience come into play in one of his golf gems, the Foxfire Golf and Country Club in Jackson Springs, North Carolina. This popular golf trip destination has a design that relies on the land’s natural contours, and posses an exciting challenge to golfers of all skill levels.
The 36-hole Foxfire Golf and Country Club East Course, formerly called the Grey Fox, covers hilly terrain and features plenty of doglegs that are placed through the towering pine trees. It has a well-bunkered layout with distinctive elevated greens. This golf vacation destination also has deep bunkers that every golfers must be aware of. While on play, golf enthusiasts must be able to position the ball on the fairway’s proper side so that they can get the best approach angle to the slightly smaller greens. The par 27, 6,834-yard East Course was given a course rating of 73.0 and a slope rating of 129.
For those seeking the traditional Pinehurst golfing experience, the Foxfire Golf Club East Course has it all. This amazing layout blends the classic golf characteristics with an immaculate conditioning that makes it a must-play venue for all types of golfers. New greens, bunkers and irrigation systems, cart paths and a stunningly-beautiful clubhouse are now in place, thanks to the major improvements done in 1998. The East Course also has a pro shop and grill/bar that offers a tasty selection of food and drinks. Homes, lots and condos are also available here, including waterfront and golf-front properties. With a challenging course, lots of variety and reasonable rates, the Foxfire Golf and Country Club should make for an attractive golf vacation package selection. The fairways are in good condition, and the club’s also located in a very tranquil setting.