The Links at Kahite
The Links at Kahite
400 Kahite Trail
Vonore, Tn. 37885
Pro Shop and Clubhouse: 423-884-6108
Pub & Grill: 423-884-2159
Hours: 7:30am- 6:00pm
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The Links at Kahite Championship Golf Course
The Links at Kahite is Tellico Village’s hidden gem located in Vonore, TN. The golf course has one of the most beautiful golf settings you will find in the south as it is surrounded by Tellico Lake and offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
The Links at Kahite opened in 2002, making it the newest golf course in the Village. It sits on over 200 acres of property and offers a variety of turfgrass species that adds difficulty and beauty on every hole. The spectacular, natural grass areas meander throughout the golf course and gives Kahite its true links feel, along with bermudagrass in all play areas and bentgrass putting greens. Kahite has six sets of tees that play from 7,170 yards to 4,435 yards to provide a variety of options and difficulty while making the experience fun and challenging.
Kahite features a practice facility that includes a driving range and practice putting green. The Clubhouse has a variety of entertainment options, as well as a fitness center, community building to host events, and outdoor pool area. The restaurant offers great, casual dining and an outdoor patio that overlooks the Great Smoky Mountains. This is a staple setting for hosting events and nighttime entertainment.
In 2003, the Links at Kahite was nominated to Golf Digest as best new private course and has since hosted many Tennessee Golf Association events, including the 2006 Junior Amateur Championship, and the 2009 and 2011 Four-Ball and Senior Four-Ball Championships. It has also hosted the 2009 and 2010 PGA Tour Nationwide Open Qualifier.
The Links at Kahite Golf Management Team
Charles Roffers – Head Golf Professional
Charles Roffers is the Head Golf Professional at The Links at Kahite. He spent 3 years at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course at Florida State University as and Assistant Golf Professional. His role is to assist with golf shop operations, events and employee scheduling. Charles also gives lessons. Meeting new people is one of his favorite things about his job. The light of his life is his 5-year old daughter Charlotte. When he’s not spending time with the budding kindergartener, he enjoys disc golf and mountain biking.
Links at Kahite Assistant Golf Professional Jay Burgin
Raised in Crossville, TN, Jay graduated from Stone Memorial High School in 2018 and recently graduated from Maryville College in 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management. He was a stand-out player on the Scots’ golf team. He worked with the maintenance crew at Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain from 2016 to 2021 and at Dick’s House of Sport as a golf sales associate from 2020 to 2022. Jay’s Father, Kelvin, is the Head Golf Professional in at Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain in Crossville.
Contact Jay through the pro shop at Kahite via phone at 423-884-6108 or email at JBurgin@tvpoa.org
Lesson Rates: $60 or $150 for three
Equipment Staff: Ping
Jordan Clark- Head Golf Course Superintendent
Jordan Clark is the Head Golf Course Superintendent at the Links of Kahite. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Sciences from the University of Tennessee. Jordan interned at Gettysvue Country Club in Knoxville Tennessee, River Landing Golf Club in Wallace North Carolina, and the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards in Baltimore Maryland. He became a second assistant at Tanasi under Pat Rose and a first assistant at Toqua under Chris Sykes. Jordan became a Superintendent in 2016. In 2018 he won the Environmental Stewardship Award from the Tennessee Turfgrass Association. He is a member of Audubon International. Jordan enjoys the challenge of adapting to the difficulties that Mother Nature bestows upon the golf world. He enjoys working with people and loves to see them thrive. Jordan is a hard worker and it reflects in what he brings to the job. Jordan’s wife Mary is a Deaf Education teacher for Knox County Schools at Bearden High School, and they have an eight-month old named Ryan. Fun fact: Jordan brings his dog Snickers to work with him every day.