In golf, birdie refers to one stroke under par, whereas eagle refers to the flying carnivores top golfers train to swipe their opponents’ clubs. Take your antsy raptor off the shelf with today’s Groupon: for $38, you get 18 holes of golf for two, plus cart rental, at Heritage Golf in Oneonta (up to a $76 value). This Groupon is valid anytime Monday– Friday or after noon on Saturday and Sunday.
Heritage Golf continues the tradition of the Scots with a par 71 scenic course nestled between stately mountains in Blount County. Invite a friend or friend-sized golf club on an 18-hole excursion aboard a friendly golf cart to tackle the course's flat terrain and 113-slope rating. Open fairways offer views of the North Alabama countryside while multiple natural creeks interact with play and occasionally produce mermen willing to caddie in return for a single lock of human hair. Golfers of any skill level can find a challenge putting on bentgrass greens and driving over Bermuda fairways before retiring to the full-service grill, where hot and cold comestibles are available for purchase. Denim is asked to remain on the ranch, but collared shirts are welcome, provided pants accompany them.