There are almost 664 golf courses in NC for the players and aficionados of the game. Some of the major golfing destinations in the state are at Southport, Durham, Charlotte and Southern Pines. Some of the better known Golf courses are:
Carmel Country Club – South Golf Course
The South course at the Carmel Country Club in Charlotte is one of the leading North Carolina golf courses. The course spans 7,012 yards and has got a rating of 74.1 with a slope rating of 131. The course has been designed by Ellis Maples and Rees Jones. It was inaugurated in 1962 and is presently managed by John Schultz.
Raleigh Country Club – Raleigh Golf Course
The Raleigh Golf Course at the Raleigh Country Club spans an area of 6,742 yards. The slope rating of this course is 129 and the course rating is 72.3. Donald J Ross has designed the course, which was started in 1948. The manager of this course is Christian Anastasiadis.
Croasdaile Country Club – Croasdaile Golf Course
The Croasdaile Golf Course is located at the Croasdaile Country Club in Durham, North California. It covers an area of 6,797 yards and a course rating of 72.9. The slope rating of this course is 136. George W. Cobb has designed the course. It started operating in 1965 and is managed by Steve Cornelison.
Eagle Point Golf Course – Par-3 Golf Course
The Par-3 Golf Course is a 9 hole one and is located at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, North Carolina. It is a typical North Carolina golf course. Thomas Fazio has designed the course, which was opened in 2000. It is presently managed by Billy Anderson.
Greensboro Country Club – Farm Golf Course
The Farm Golf Course is located at the Greensboro Country Club, Greensboro. It spans an area of 7,376 yards. Ellis Maples has designed the course and it started in 2009. Earl Anderson is the manager of this course.
Colonial Country Club – Colonial Golf Course
The Colonial Golf Course at the Colonial Country Club is located in Thomasville. The course is spread over 6,605 yards. The course has a rating of 71.9 and a slope rating of 127. Gene Hamm has designed the course, which started functioning from 1973.
Following are some other well known North Carolina golf courses:
1) Mid South Club – Mid South Course
2) Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club – Sand Golf Course
3) Reserve Club at St, James Plantation – Reserve Golf Course
4) Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club – Mid Pines Inn Golf Course
List of Golf Courses in North Carolina