Balsam Mountain Preserve is a Private 18-hole golf course located in Sylva, North Carolina.
Balsam Mountain Preserve Golf Course opened for play in 2007. The course was designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay.
Balsam Mountain Preserve is a conservation-based community located 45 minutes west of Asheville, North Carolina in the western North Carolina mountains. Only 354 homes will nestle into this high elevation 4,400 acre private community, an average of one home for every twelve acres.
Among the communities many amenities is The Balsam Mountain Preserve Golf Course. The course, an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature course, offers dramatic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains at elevations reaching upwards of 3,700 feet. The bent grass tees, fairways, and greens are meticulously maintained. Both Links Magazine and T & L Golf Magazine recently recognized Balsam Mountain Preserve as one of the top amenity communities in the United States.
The course conforms to Mr. Palmer's belief that a course must be both truly beautiful and must serve the game of golf in its purest form. The design and slope of the course allows players to see every shot and provides generous landing areas, making it a pleasure to play regardless of the golfer's skill level.
The course plays to a par of 70 and 6,824 yards.
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