Thunder Bayou Golf Links

Come Feel the Thunder

Thunder Bayou Golf Links, which opened in the spring of 2002, is fast becoming the place to play.  This picturesque, links-style championship course, featuring Bermuda fairways and A-4 bentgrass greens, with water coming into play on 7 holes and 80 bunkers, takes a back seat to no other. 

Thunder Bayou has become the place to play, or hold outside events, enjoyable to all golfers. Blytheville is proud to have Thunder Bayou as part of the wonderful sports complex.


Thunder Bayou offers several attractive amenities:

  • Clubhouse With a Fully Stocked Pro-Shop and Snack Bar
  • Great Practice Area With a Putting Green
  • Chipping and Short Iron Green Along With
  • Driving Range With Target Greens and Practice Bunkers

Distinguished Rankings

Thunder Bayou has the distinction of being ranked the second best semi-private course in Arkansas, and is ranked by Golf Magazine as one of the best courses in America to play.  

Hosting for Professional Events

Thunder Bayou has hosted several professional events in the past, along with events sponsored by the Arkansas State Golf Association. Many corporate outings are held throughout the year, including the U.S. Senior Tour, which is held in October. 

Arkansas Golf Trail

Thunder Bayou is one of the Natural State Golf Trail Courses, which draws people from all around the country to play.  With 5 sets of tees, the course is enjoyable for all types of golfers.