A Variety of Choices
Residents here in Southeastern North Carolina have been spending most of their lives living in a golfer’s paradise! Golf is one of the top-rated activities here because it’s a great way to stay active outdoors, have fun, and get in tune with the natural environment. The greater Wilmington area alone has 26 golf courses in and around New Hanover County. This gives a wide variety of options for golfers of all skill levels.
Picture Yourself There
From the long sweeping bunkers of Cape Fear National to the sloped Bermuda grass of The Lakes Country Club, there’s no shortage of golfing fun to be had when you relocate to Coastal Carolina. Picture stepping out onto the tee box and seeing miles of rolling green hills mixed with longleaf pines, azalea bushes, and in some cases even the rolling blue of the Atlantic Ocean.
Cape Fear National
Designed by revered course architect, Tim Cate, Cape Fear National is 18-holes of perfection. This course has a seamless blend of natural beauty mixed with challenging obstacles. While playing you will be surrounded by marshes, local fauna, and wildlife. And after a long day out on the course, you can stop by the clubhouse to purchase a new club, get some tips from the pros, or get a bite at The Forest restaurant. All these elements blend to make Cape Fear National one of the best-rated courses near Wilmington. Cape Fear National is located in the beautiful master-planned community of Brunswick Forest. It’s also known for also being one of the finest golf course neighborhoods in Brunswick County.
The Lakes Country Club
Located near the town of Southport, The Lakes Country Club is nestled within the area of Boiling Spring Lakes. This is a par 72, 6,701-yard course that has been praised by many enthusiasts of the game. Winding through natural pine forests and gentle watersheds native to the area, for the golfer who’s looking for a course that’s near other great attractions, relocate, and experience the area around Southport, The Lakes is for you.
This gorgeous course has been a staple for residents of both Brunswick and New Hanover counties for decades. When you first book a tee time and step onto the course it’s easy to see why! Magnolia Greens is 27 holes of championship golf, famous for hosting several qualifying events for both the USGA and PGA Tour. Magnolia Greens is the perfect environment for those looking for a traditional club experience that’s still appealing even to non-golfers. There’s a lot to do here including practicing your chipping and putting, refining your swing on the driving range, or enjoying a drink or two on the club patio. Magnolia Greens is known for its long fairways, large water hazards, and professional staff.
These pristine courses are just three of over a dozen great locations that are public, private, and semi-private. But one of the best qualities about Southeastern North Carolina isn’t just the amount of beautiful golf courses. It’s the fact that so many communities have their course or are situated near one. Therefore moving here becomes a convenient benefit.
Your Permanent Golf Staycation
Regardless of if you’re new to the game of golf, a seasoned veteran, or just looking to play casually while soaking in the Carolina sun, there’s something here for everyone. Coastal Community Real Estate Group can guide you towards the right community near many amazing courses. Here are a few more locations you may want to investigate the next time you’re in the mood for golf: