Frequently Asked Questions



Pleasant Hill Mansion
at The Governors Club



How can an appointment be made?
Just make an appointment with the Director of Sales & Marketing, Todd Elder @ 615.776.4404 or email
How many guests can your venue handle at any one time?
The Pleasant Hill Mansion can handle up to 250 guests for an event.
Can just a wedding ceremony be held?
We require that a reception be held here as well.
When do we decide on all the details for our wedding?
Your wedding sales manager will arrange the details of your event
with you at your convenience.
May I bring in my own wedding coordinator or wedding planner?
Of course you may bring in your own wedding coordinator if you
already have one hired or you may use our wedding coordinator for weddings with over
100 guests.
I am from out of state and worried about planning an event long distance.
Our sales manager will work closely by phone, e-mail and mail to make sure all of your
details are covered.
What vendors are not included?
You are responsible for booking your officiant, florist/decorator, photographer and music
for the ceremony and reception. We can provide a list of vendors, or you are welcome to
bring in your own.
Are there photography restrictions?
Photographers are not allowed on the golf course because of liability issues
Please verify with our wedding director where your photos may be shot
How do we reserve space?
Space cannot be guaranteed without a signed contract and deposit. All space must be
approved by our wedding director.
How is parking handled?
There is a $300.00 fee charged for a traffic director and a 6-seater golf cart for
weddings larger than 100.


What about rental items?
Rental items are your responsibility.
There can be restrictions put on the delivery and pick-up of rental items depending
the scheduling of events.
Is a rehearsal for the ceremony included?
There is a 1 hour rehearsal time allotted for weddings of 50 guests or more. The rehearsal
is usually held the day before the ceremony.
Where does the wedding party get dressed?
There are dressing rooms upstairs in the Mansion for the wedding party to use prior to
the ceremony.
Can I taste the food before I decide on the menu?
A tasting for up to 4 people is available for couples planning a banquet reception for
100 or more guests.
Can we bring in our own caterer?
The Governors Club provides all food and beverage for all events.
Is there special pricing for children?
Reduced pricing is available for children under 12.
What is the deposit and payment schedule?
The rental payment is considered the deposit and is due upon signing of the contract
to hold the date. Two weeks out  the remaining balance is due and charged to a credit
card that is on file.
Leftover Food
Any leftover foods cannot leave the property. We sometimes prepare more food
than is necessary in order to make sure that your buffet always looks full.
Is there a service charge?
Yes, there is a service charge of 20% on all food and beverage.
 What taxes are applicable?
Sales tax for the state of Tennessee is 9.25% applicable to all sales.
Wine and alcohol also has an extra 15% state tax that is applied.
What forms of payment are acceptable?
Credit cards, checks, or cash are accepted.
Beverage Service
Non- alcoholic events have a flat fee of $6.50++ for beverages.
Pricing on bars can be based on consumption or on a per glass basis.
The bar can be a hosted only or cash bar. All of this can be worked out with the event
director prior to your event.