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Mecklenburg County Golf Facilities:
Fore! Or Actually Six... That's the number of golf facilities that the Mecklenburg County Park & Recreation Department is responsible for. Four (4) 18-hole courses, a 9-hole public course and driving range provide unique experiences for golfers of all skill levels. There's no better way to spend a sunny day in Charlotte than to tee up for 9 or 18 holes or practice your swing at the driving range.
Cadillac Street Driving Range (Golf Depot)10401 Cadillac Street
Pineville, NC 28134
704-962-3838Description: Located just off I-485 & South Blvd in Pineville behind Carmax. Covered and heated hitting bays are offered. Short game chipping and pitching areas and indoor hitting bays for instruction compliment two open grass tee areas to hit a bucket of balls. Private Lessons, club repair and fitting, new and used club sales are also available at the retail shop.Charles T. Myers Golf Course (Note: Charles T. Myers will temporarily close for renovations beginning July 5. Renovations are expected to take 6 to 8 weeks to complete. The course will reopen after the project is finished.)7817 Harrisburg RdCharlotte, NC 28215 (220 acres)704-536-1692www.CharlottePublicGolf.comDescription: This 18-hole public golf course is located on the former Harrisburg Road landfill and named for the former County Commissioner (1969-1970) who, during his tenure, led the initiative to make the final use of the land a public golf course. The course was designed by Bill Love, and the front 9 opened in 1988 followed by the addition of the back 9 in 1997. Bent grass greens, a driving range, pro shop, snack bar and 3-hole learning course with stunning views and abundant wildlife makes Charles T. Myers a favorite of golfers all over the Charlotte region.
Yardage (back - 6783, middle - 6334, front ----- 5321)
Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course at Revolution Park1225 Remount RoadCharlotte, NC 28208704-333-3949www.CharlottePublicGolf.comDescription: Dr. Charles Sifford (former Revolution Park Golf Course) is a 9-hole gem with plenty of history that's located just 5 minutes from uptown Charlotte off I-77. It's the perfect course to play a round before or after work. The course opened in the 1930s and received a major makeover under the guidance of Clyde Johnson in 2010. In 2011 the course was renamed to honor Dr. Sifford, the pioneer and PGA legend who, as a child, fished golf balls out of Irwin Creek on the course, but could not play the course due to segregation. Amenities include Mini Verde Bermuda greens, a first class driving range, practice chipping & putting areas, pro shop and snack bar that's housed in the Revolution Park Sports Academy. Dr. Charles L. Sifford is also home to The First Tee of Greater Charlotte that reinforces nine core values to introduce golf to youth from all walks of life ages 18 and under.
Yardage (back - 2936, middle - 2745, front - 2260)Harry L. Jones, Sr. (Formerly Renaissance Park)1525 W. Tyvola RdCharlotte, NC 28217 (290 acres)704-357-3373www.CharlottePublicGolf.comDescription: Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners approved a request to rename the course for the former County Manager on June 6, 2017. Challenging is an appropriate description of this course. The 18-hole course was designed by Michael Hurdzan and opened in 1987 as a reclamation project on the former York Road Landfill and features bent-grass greens, a driving range, chipping & putting greens, 3-hole learning course, a pro shop and snack bar.
Yardage (forward - 5315, middle - 6115, back - 6730, championship - 7360)
Sunset Hills800 Radio RdCharlotte, NC 28216 (265 acres)704-399-0980www.CharlottePublicGolf.comDescription: Nestled in the Northwest sector of Charlotte, just 10 minutes up Highway 16 from Uptown Charlotte, is the perfect place for beginning and intermediate players. Two distinctly different courses offer fun and non-intimidating rounds of golf. The "Old Course" is 18-holes designed by Porter Gibson and opened in 1991, featuring Bermuda greens, driving range, pro shops, snack bar, and a practice putting green. The "Learning Course" is 9 holes that were added in 2005, to offer a short course of all Par-3s for beginners, intermediate and advanced golfers to develop their skills. The Learning Course also features a Foot Golf Course.
Yardage (back - 6049, middle - 5593, front - 4527)Tradition3800 Prosperity Church RoadCharlotte, NC 28269 (195 acres)704-503-7529www.GolfNow.comDescription: A short drive up I-85 is this scenic course that was cut out of the dense hardwoods and rolling terrain in Northern Mecklenburg County, that opened in 1996. The course features bent grass greens, a double tier driving range, pro shop, restaurant, putting and chipping practice areas and tight tree-lined fairways. Strategic shot making is key to scoring at the Tradition.
Yardage (back - 6978, middle - 6095, front - 5422)
2014 Sports Wall of Fame
The Sports Wall Of Fame, located at
Revolution Park Sports Academy, serves to honor outstanding Mecklenburg County athletes, coaches, and teams who have contributed significantly either to the development of athletes or to the excellence of sports programs in our area or brought national and/or international recognition to Mecklenburg County.
(Pictured L to R: Dr. Charles L. Sifford, Donald Littlejohn, James Black, Beverly Lawston)
Any citizen of Mecklenburg County may nominate any individual, living or deceased, to be considered for induction into the Sports Wall of Fame. Individuals are nominated in one of six categories: Golf/Athlete, Coach/Manager, Multi-Sport/Combination, Contributor, Senior, or Team. The information provided for the nominee must relate directly to the category selected.
Sports Wall of Fame nomination form
2017 Sports Wall of Fame Ceremony This year’s Wall of Fame ceremony was sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation department and held at The Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course and Revolution Park Sports Academy on Remount Road. There were three honorees: Larry McAfee (cross country), Pettis Norman (football)and Dick Stimart (golf). Learn more.
2016 Sports Wall of Fame Ceremony This year’s Wall of Fame ceremony was sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation department and held at The Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course and Revolution Park Sports Academy on Remount Road. There were five honorees: Qi Han (gymnastics coaching), Calvin Brock (boxing), Kelvin Seabrooks (boxing), Andre Springs (golf; coaching) and Lee Horton (soccer coaching). Learn more.
2015 Sports Wall of Fame Ceremony
This year’s Wall of Fame ceremony was sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation department and held at The Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course and Revolution Park Sports Academy on Remount Road. There were three honorees: Walter Morgan (Golf), John T. Crawford (Contributor) and Anthony James (Track & Field).
2017 Veterans Golf ClassicThe 2017 Veterans Golf Classic was presented by Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department and Mecklenburg County Community Support Services-Veterans Services Division to show appreciation to men and women who serve and have served our country in the armed forces. Learn more.