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Parks and Recreation

Shelby Golf Course

Shelby Golf Course Aerial ViewLocated in Historic East Nashville, Shelby Golf Course opened in 1924. It has the distinction of being the first municipal golf course in Nashville. The eighteen-hole course is located in beautiful Shelby Park and incorporates rolling hills and picturesque landscape into your golfing experience. New bermuda tif dwarf greens were planted in April of 2006. All skill levels can enjoy a round at Shelby. The course has been host to the School Days Junior Golf Tournament, which is the longest running golf tournament in the state of Tennessee. Golfers will meet friendly faces and have a wonderful playing experience at Shelby Golf Course.

Rates and Fees
Description 9-Holes 18-Holes
Weekday Green Fee $ 8.00 $16.00
Weekend Green Fee $ 9.00 $18.00
Riding Cart $ 6.00 $12.00
Other Fees
Rental Type Fee
Private Cart Fee $10.00
Pull Carts $ 2.50
Rental Clubs $12.00

Reserve a Tee Time

  • Call 615-862-8474.
  • Tee time reservations are available up to 7 days in advance, and may be made in person or over the phone.
  • Tee times are recommended, but not required.
  • Walk-in play is welcome, and will be accommodated based on availability.

Operating Hours

Winter Closing Schedule

The Harpeth Hills, Ted Rhodes, and Shelby golf courses will be closed on Mondays beginning Monday, December 7, 2015 through Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

The Percy Warner, McCabe, and Two Rivers golf courses will be closed on Tuesdays beginning Monday, December 7, 2015 through Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

Regular Golf Course Schedule by Date

Dates Hours on Weekdays Hours on Weekends
May 1 - Labor Day 7:00am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
Tuesday after Labor Day - September 30 7:30am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
October 1 - October 31 7:30am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
November 1 - First Sunday in December 7:30am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
First Monday in December - January 31 8:00am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
February 1 - Saturday of Daylight Saving Time weekend in March 8:00am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
Sunday of Daylight Saving Time 7:30am - Dark 7:30am - Dark
April 1 - April 30 7:00am - Dark 7:00am - Dark
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Daryl Edens, Manager
Shelby Golf Course
2021 Fatherland Street
Nashville, TN 37206