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Membership

Choose from a Variety of Options

  • Options to Join
  • Be Our Guest
  • Asked & Answered
Full Equity Golf Membership
As a Full Equity Golf Member, you may play golf as often as you wish, participate in all tournaments, attend every special event and enjoy all of the Club amenities and activities. These privileges are also extended to your children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents.

Young Executive Golf Membership
Our Young Executive golf membership is available for candidates age 54 and under and includes the same privileges described above in the Full Equity Golf category.

Social Membership
As a Social Member at Highlands Falls, you enjoy access to the tennis and pickleball courts, spa, fitness center, croquet lawns, dining rooms and pool complex. Your Social Membership also allows you to enjoy a total of six (6) rounds of golf per year. Privileges extended to a social member are also extended to their children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents.
 
Provisional Guest Program
Thinking about visiting the Highlands Plateau for an extended stay? Then our Provisional Guest Program provides the perfect way for you to experience life at Highlands Falls as a guest for a 30- or 60-day period (one time only) to determine if we’re the right Club for you and your family. If you decide to join and are accepted for membership at Highlands Falls within one year of your visit, the Provisional Guest Program fee can be credited toward your initiation fee.

Discovery Experience
Our Discovery Experience is designed for those seriously considering membership at Highlands Falls and cannot participate in our Provisional Guest Program. The experience provides an opportunity to enjoy golf or a non-golf activity, one lunch and one dinner for two, a tour of the Club and plenty of time to meet and get to know our members and staff.
Our Membership Director, George Thompson, stands ready to fill you in on all the details and benefits of becoming a member of Highlands Falls Country Club. You can reach him via telephone at 828.482.0253 or via email at gthompson@clubhfcc.com.
 
We have provided answers below to many of the questions those interested in joining our Club have asked in the past. We’re ready to answer any you might have as well.
 
Q: Where is Highlands Falls Country Club located and are you open to the public?
A: We are a private, member owned club located just two miles from downtown Highlands on Hwy. 64.

Q: Do you have to live in the community to be a Member? Is club membership mandatory?
A: Membership is not mandatory and although the majority of our Members live “Inside the Gates”, local residents are also considered for membership.

Q: How many, what types of homes are in Highlands Falls and what is the price range?
A:  We have approximately 400 homes with single family, golf/lake villas and condos ranging from the high $200,000’s to over $2,000,000.

Q: Is there a designated real estate firm for the community?
A: No, we work with several of the area’s real estate offices including Berkshire Hathaway, Country Club Properties, Sotheby’s, Pat Allen, White Oak, Silver Creek and Landmark.

Q: What are the associated HOA fees to live in the community?
A: Please contact the Highlands Falls Community Association at 828-526-2203 for that information.

Q: Regarding the recent $7.2M club renovation, what exactly was done?
A: All eighteen holes of the golf course and a complete makeover of the clubhouse.


Q: I know the private clubs on the plateau are seasonal. What is open and closed on a yearly basis at HFCC?
A: Clubhouse food & beverage service opens in mid-May and typically closes the last Sunday in October. The pool and tennis courts close during the Winter months. The Fitness Center and Spa are open year round as well as the golf course, croquet and pickleball weather permitting.

Q: What are “Vertical” club privileges?
A: As a Member of HFCC, your children, grandchildren, parents and grandparents would all have the same club privileges as you at no extra cost. They can even have their own charge accounts set up!

Q: What is the process to join the club?
A: Membership is by invitation only. Prospective Members are required to complete a Membership Proposal and submit it along with a letter of recommendation from two current members in good standing. Membership is granted through an approval process of the membership, Membership Committee and the Board of Directors.

Q: What if I am interested in joining the club, but I do not know any Members?
A: The majority of our new Members are referred by existing Members, however, as more people move to Highlands, the need for sponsorship assistance occasionally occurs. George Thompson, our Membership Director, can assist you in providing introductions to Members.

Q: May I visit and take a tour of HFCC?
A: We encourage all prospective Members to schedule a time to visit with George Thompson. Whether it is a club and grounds tour, a weekend Discovery Experience or a 30-60 day Provisional Guest membership, he is happy to assist.

Q: If I plan on coming to the Highlands area this upcoming season, is there a home rental list available?
A: Yes, we have both an “Inside the Gates” list and a local list of homes available. Contact the Membership Office.

For more information, please contact George directly at gthompson@clubhfcc.com, 828-482-0253 or simply complete the form below.

 

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