North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands, one of the country’s most popular golfing destinations, is home to world-class golf courses designed by greats like Arnold Palmer, Rees Jones, Dan Maples, Willard Byrd, Tim Cate, Fred Couples and Hale Irwin, among others. Play hundreds of unforgettable holes and 120 miles of gorgeous fairways surrounded by beautiful water features, marshlands and wooded areas in a destination with 45 miles of white sandy beaches. These talented course architects truly showcase their creativity by carving out some of the most playable courses in the country, in some of the most diverse landscapes around.
The assortment of golf courses in and around the Brunswick Islands is endless. Golfers can be as choosy as they want selecting a course by yardage, handicap, course rating or type of greens to help them play their best game. The North Carolina’s Brunswick Golf Guide is the perfect tool to use to get your dream golf vacation started. To order a printed copy of the Golf Guide and/or to sign up for emails click here.
With more than 30 of the world’s finest golf courses tailored to every skill level, Brunswick Islands is the ideal golf vacation destination. Just as vacationers are attracted to the un-crowded and laid-back lifestyle of the area, golfers are drawn to the exceptionally maintained championship courses, where they can always find the perfect tee time. Additionally, many golfers are captivated by the all-season golf climate, where conditions for playing 18 or even 36 holes are perfect for year-round golfing, which creates perfect conditions for the greatest game. View a video here about Brunswick Islands golf.
Perks to golfing in Brunswick Islands include more than 30 hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts and golf resorts, as well as countless seaside and inland rental homes and condos for every style and budget. Picturesque Southern towns like Southport, Calabash, Shallotte and Leland draw visitors to one-of-a-kind restaurants, galleries, shops and more. Exploring forts, lighthouses and historic architecture, along with beaches and other outdoor activities like fishing and kayaking sets the stage for a perfect North Carolina coastal golf getaway. North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands is such an appealing destination that visitors tend to return year after year, generation after generation.
there’s nothing more satisfying than stepping up to the first tee on a perfect fall day in the Brunswick Islands. While temperatures drop in the northern part of the country, North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands is untouched by harsh weather, making it the perfect destination for fall birdies. In fact, the average high in October is still a very mild 77 degrees.
North Carolina’s Golf Coast quietly features more than 30 championship courses boasting all the pedigree but not the crowds of some other golf destinations. With stunning water-based settings that highlight the natural beauty of coastal southeast North Carolina, the area has drawn some of the world’s top golf course designers intent on making their mark on North Carolina’s Golf Coast.
The possibilities for fall golfing range from stand-alone layouts where golf is the sole focus to multi-course resorts that will keep both golfers and non-golfers happy for days. Many clubhouses also feature pro shops and dining options for those 19th hole purchases and celebrations. In addition, many clubs offer lessons from a trained PGA instructor, with a lower score perhaps another souvenir from the Brunswick Islands.
To complement the fall golfing season, several top golfing locations in the area are offering great fall specials and packages perfect for golf-lovers looking for a getaway this season. For a list of golf packagers click here or create your own golf vacation package with this list of accommodations and courses.
This fall, take the ultimate fall “drive” in the mild temperatures of North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands while others might be taking a swing in the snow!
just a chip shot across the NC/SC border from more well-known and well-traveled golf destinations, North Carolina’s Golf Coast features more than 30 highly-rated championship courses boasting all the pedigree but none of the crowds. Designed by Arnold Palmer, Rees Jones, Fred Couples, Dan Maples, Tim Cate and other golf greats, courses utilize the water, marsh, maritime forests and even the Intracoastal Waterway to create challenging play amidst magnificent coastal scenery.
All of this comes with easy availability of tee-times, great deals and packages for groups of every size. Accommodations range from inns, hotels and condos to golf resort settings.
After a tranquil visit to Brunswick Islands, you will know that the name North Carolina’s Golf Coast is well deserved! Click here for a list of the fun and challenging courses you can play in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands.
Insider Tip: View an online guide to golfing in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands for details on every golf course in the county. Or order a printed golf guide.