Chambers Bay Golf Club

University Place, Washington


Best Golf Courses in North Carolina

The best golf courses the Golf Course Gurus have played in The Tar Heel State.

Top 10 Courses

  1. Tobacco Road Golf Club (Mike Strantz 1998; Sanford, North Carolina)*
  2. Forest Creek Golf Club (North) (Tom Fazio 2002; Pinehurst, North Carolina)
  3. Dormie Club (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2010; West End, North Carolina)
  4. Pinehurst Resort No.2 (Donald Ross 1907 and Ben Crenshaw/Bill Coore 2011; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  5. Tot Hill Farm Golf (Mike Strantz 2000; Asheboro, North Carolina)*
  6. Eagle Point Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2000; Wilmington, North Carolina)
  7. Pinehurst Resort No.4 (Donald Ross 1919 - Remodel by Tom Fazio 2000 - Renovation by Gil Hanse 2018; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  8. Old North State Club (Tom Fazio 1992; New London, North Carolina)
  9. Country Club of North Carolina (Dogwood), The (Ellis Maples and Willard Byrd 1963 - Arthur Hills renovation 2002 - Chris Spence 2016; Pinehurst, North Carolina)
  10. Pinehurst Resort No.8 (Tom Fazio 1996; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
Tobacco Road Golf Club

Courses 11–20

  1. Pinehurst Resort No.9 (Jack Nicklaus 1989; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  2. Mid Pines Golf Club (Donald Ross 1921; Southern Pines, North Carolina)*
  3. Pine Needles Golf Course (Donald Ross 1928; Southern Pines, North Carolina)*
  4. Cape Fear National (Tim Cate 2010; Leland, North Carolina)*
  5. Bald Head Island (George Cobb 1974 and Tim Cate 2010; Bald Head Island, North Carolina)
  6. Cape Fear Country Club (Donald Ross 1926; Wilmington, North Carolina)
  7. Forest Creek Golf Club (South) (Tom Fazio 1996; Pinehurst, North Carolina)
  8. Mid South Club (Arnold Palmer 1993; Southern Pines, North Carolina)
  9. Pinehurst Resort No.7 (Rees Jones 1986 and Rees Jones; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
  10. River Landing (River) (Wallace, North Carolina)

Courses 21–24

  1. Porters Neck (Wilmington, North Carolina)
  2. River Landing (Landings) (Wallace, North Carolina)
  3. Olde Point (Hampstead, North Carolina)
  4. Cradle Pinehurst Short Course, The (Gil Hanse 2017; Pinehurst, North Carolina)*
Porters Neck

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