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Let’s Golf® North Carolina

The geography of North Carolina golf ranges from coastal islands and lowcountry waterways, to mountain heights and rolling valleys and the course layouts take advantage of each regions unique attributes. North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands is also known as North Carolina’s Golf Coast—and for good reason! More than 30 courses near the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Myrtle Beach, offer a variety of designs by world-renowned golf course architects in a naturally beautiful setting. Calabash golf resorts are a great place to stay in the area, plus the seafood is second to none.

As most avid golfers know, the “Home of American Golf®” is located in North Carolina. The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area boasts 43 golf courses. More than half were rated 4-stars or better by Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play”. Plus golf’s most legendary architects, such as Ellis Maples, Donald Ross, Dan Maples, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Mike Strantz, have left their mark on the Sandhills and North Carolina golf. As the site of more championships, starting way back in 1901, than any other golf destination in the country, the Pinehurst area hosted two weeks of championship play in 2014, with back to back U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships for the first time in USGA history.

North Carolina’s mountain region is home to exciting, scenic and challenging golf courses and Maggie Valley Golf Club and resort stands out among them all. Then just northwest of Charlotte International Airport is Cabarrus County, where racing lives. Featuring 3 golf courses, including a stay and play golf resort, this area is a hidden gem, but easily accessible to the hub airport in Charlotte.

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As most avid golfers know, the “Home of American Golf®” is located in North Carolina. The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen area boasts 43 golf courses. Over half were rated 4-stars or better by Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play”. In it’s 20th year of the survey, “2015 Top 100 Golf Courses in the State”, a panel of golf industry experts in North Carolina named eight Pinehurst area courses in the top twenty percent, with Pinehurst No. 2 atop the list, as it is every year. Plus golf’s most legendary architects, such as Ellis Maples, Donald Ross, Dan Maples, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Mike Strantz, have left their mark on the Sandhills.

As the site of more championships, starting way back in 1901, than any other golf destination in the country, the Pinehurst area hosted two weeks of championship play in 2014, with back to back U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open Championships for the first time in USGA history.

Golf instruction is as integral a part of the area’s DNA as its historical championships. Both the first driving range and the first golf practice facility were invented here. From the beginner hoping to learn the game or a seasoned veteran looking to shave a stroke or two, the region has a school, a training facility or a program for everyone.

More Info: 1-800-346-5362  or homeofgolf.com

View the Pinehurst Area Visitor Guide here


new-bkw-logo-colorVacation means play time. Our long-time visitors find that great beaches plus great golf makes the whole family happier. At NC’s Brunswick Islands, more than 30 championship courses await just a short pitch from where you’re staying. You’ll find courses to suit every level of play from novice to professional, so be sure and check our golf course directory. If golf is your vacation focus, our local golf packagers can make it everything you want it to be. A mild four-season climate means the challenges of golf along our lush maritime forests and marshes await you year-round. View courses by location to find a course near your accommodations to get the most out of your time with us, whether on the green or on the beach.

Call for your free Brunswick Islands Golf Guide or log on to find information about all the area golf courses.
1-800-795-7263

www.ncbrunswick.com

View the Brunswick Islands Golf Guide here