Rees Jones, Inc.

Golf Course Design & Architecture

Rees Jones, Inc.
The Outpost at McLemore
Rising Fawn, Georgia
Image: The Outpost at McLemore
Course Type
Design Role
Original Design
(In Progress)
Steve Weisser

Client Course Description

Just a short 35-minute drive from downtown Chattanooga, McLemore is a planned mountaintop, upper/upscale hotel and conference center located on beautiful Lookout Mountain, Georgia.

Located along the eastern cliff edge of Lookout Mountain, The Outpost is designed as a walkable, mountaintop golf experience laid out by Bill Bergin and Rees Jones. Legendary golf course architect, Rees Jones, commented during the 2021 U.S. Open that The Outpost “could host a major.” The Outpost promises to be one of the most scenic and enjoyable courses to play in the southeast, and is scheduled to open in Spring 2024.

Designer Notes

Collaborating with golf course designer Bill Bergin, the Outpost Course will take advantage of the natural characteristics and views the site offers including five holes located on the property’s cliff edge.  All holes have a view of McLemore Cove and Pigeon Mountain. The routing will also feature mountain streams, lakes and waterfalls.

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