Butternut Creek Golf Course “plays to a modest 6,500+ yards, but 4 to 6 tee boxes on every hole give challenging options for every player. Water comes into play on 13 holes. Mounds, undulating greens and elevation changes are found throughout the course. It boasts Penncross Bent Grass greens and Tifton 419 Bermuda fairways and tees. The roughs and mounds have common Bermuda and love grass. While there is no driving range there is a stocked pro shop. A practice putting green is available. Architect for the course was Bill Watts, designer of Innsbruck and Sky Valley golf courses”. Now, the Union County Community Center is new facility to offer food & beverages from The View Grill. It opens not only for golfer, but also for community .


  • Butternut Creek Golf Course
    Butternut Creek Golf Course
  • Butternut Creek Golf Course
    Butternut Creek Golf Course
  • Butternut Creek Golf Course
    Butternut Creek Golf Course

Step back to the very beginning time of Union County, at that time, Cherokee County was considered as the area that white settlers were desirable to come for discovering gold. Because of the demands of gold hunters, during the Georgia Land Lottery in 1832, Union County was established and carved from this area. The Union County was established by the support of a political group, known as The Union party. The Union Party had supported the white settlers for removing Indians who lived in Cherokee County and the name of Union County was also an inspiration from the name of Union Party,

Over the time and through the effort to develop the county of State and Local Government as well as Union County’s Community, today, Union County is known as “The Top of Georgia because of Brasstown Bald which is partly in the county. Furthermore, Union County is also known as agricultural roots. To expand the development of agriculture in Union County, Lamar Paris, the County Commissioner, had organized a committee to oversee the development of a local market that would give the growers have a place to sell their goods. Union County Farmers Market comes with the outstanding freshness, quality, flavor, variety and marked with the unique name “Homegrown and Homemade”. In June, 2015, the Union County Farmers Market will reopen at the first Saturday. This is one of the places that visitors can enjoy the quality goods and also learn more about History and Culture of Union County through usual lifestyle and agricultural activities

The journey to discover the Union County is not just end at Union County Farmers Market, for those who would like to enjoy playing golf, Butternut Creek Golf Course is the next destination.  Butternut Creek Golf Course “plays to a modest 6,500+ yards, but 4 to 6 tee boxes on every hole give challenging options for every player. Water comes into play on 13 holes. Mounds, undulating greens and elevation changes are found throughout the course. It boasts Penncross Bent Grass greens and Tifton 419 Bermuda fairways and tees. The roughs and mounds have common Bermuda and love grass. While there is no driving range there is a stocked pro shop. A practice putting green is available. Architect for the course was Bill Watts, designer of Innsbruck and Sky Valley golf courses” (1)

(1) "About Butternut Creek - Public Course with Country Club Atmosphere." Union County Community Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 08 Feb. 2015. "Welcome to Union County". unioncountyga. N,p., N.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2015 "Union County Farmers Market will reopen the Saturday, June 6, 2015". ucfarmersmarket. N.p., N.d. Web. 26 Feb, 2015