McAlister Fitness Center
The summer of 2015 also saw a major renovation of the McAlister Fitness Center. Located on the bottom level of the gymnasium, the area now features expanded floor space, a completely revamped design with new floors, windows, and padding. Along with state-of-the-art workout equipment, ellipticals, free weights, stationery bikes, treadmills, and motion trainers, the area also includes indoor batting cages for both baseball and softball, as well as an indoor area for golf. The new facility provides a significant upgrade in fitness for both athletic team training and student, staff, and faculty.
Howard Fisher Memorial Field
Also located on the main campus of Montreat College, Newell Field is the home to Montreat's baseball team. Newell Field previously served as the home for men's soccer prior to the development of Howard Fisher Memorial Field and has been home to five Appalachian Athletic Conference championships; 1996, 1997, & 1998, along with the 2000 regular season and tournament titles.
Located on the college's Black Mountain campus, Roxy Hines Memorial Field is the home to Montreat's softball team. While playing at Roxy Hines Memorial Field, the Cavaliers won the 2000 Appalachian Athletic Conference regular season and the 2001 AAC regular season. The Lady Cav's also became tournament champions who went onto win the NAIA Regional Championship to advance to the NAIA National Tournament.
The Golf Course at The Omni Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa - Asheville
One of 4 facilities that serve as home to the men's and women's golf teams, the Grove Park Inn Resort is a beautifully maintained 18 hole, championship layout located in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Located just minutes from downtown Asheville, Grove Park plays to 6700 yards, and offers challenging approach shots, beautiful views, and undulating greens. The course was originally opened in 1896 as a 9 hole course, after which time legendary architect Donald Ross redesigned the existing 9 and added 9 more. The course underwent a $2.5 million restoration in the summer of 2001 and was voted "Best Restoration" by Golfweek Magazine in 2002. Other accolades include Top 100 Courses in NC as well as 2010 Top 15 U.S. Southern Golf Resorts.
Black Mountain Golf Club - Black Mountain
Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge mountains, Black Mountain Golf Club is a beautifully maintained 18 hole layout. The front 9 was designed by legendary architect Donald Ross, while the back 9 boasts a challenging, 747 yard par 6, one of the longest holes in the world. Owned and operated by the town of Black Mountain, the course is located just minutes from campus and is available to our teams 7 days a week.
Asheville Municipal Golf Course - Asheville
Designed in 1927 by Donald Ross, Asheville Municipal Golf Course is a challenging and fun, yet stern test of golf. Located in East Asheville, the course plays to 6700 yards and provides both flat, open fairways, as well as tight, elevated, tree lined holes. Nestled along the Swannanoa River, the course offers beautiuful views of the surrounding Blue Ridge mountains.
Silver Creek Plantation - Morganton
Located in Morganton, this 1995 Tom Jackson designed course offers breathtaking views of the surrounding South Mountains, nearby Lake James, and beautiful rolling hills. The par 72 layout plays over 6700 yards, and provides 5 sets of tees to challenge golfers of all skill levels. A state of the art practice facility is also available.
Located on the college's Black Mountain campus, the picturesque course begins across Howard Fisher Memorial field and winds through the 89-acre property, passing the Manor House, a 24,400-square-foot home built in 1920, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally the summer home of electrical inustrialist F.S. Terry, the Manor House now houses classrooms, a computer lab, outdoor education and athletic offices.