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North Carolina’s Golf Coast
 There’s more than sand and surf in North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands. There’s more than 30 courses, more than 120 miles of fairways, and more than 500 holes of golf in fact. Match that with 45 miles of pristine beach on 5 barrier islands and it’s no wonder this coastal golf mecca has earned the nickname “North Carolina’s Golf Coast”.
The many exciting layouts, located 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 and uncrowded beach and golf vacation destination. Some of the game’s greatest course architects have molded their designs to the Brunswick Islands’ coastal landscape of waterways, marshes and forests. And when you play here, we think you’ll agree that Arnold Palmer, Rees Jones,DanMaples,WillardByrd,TimCate, Fred Couples and Rick Robbins have created memorable courses worthy of being added to your bucket list. And because of the Brunswick Islands’ secluded, un-crowded location, you’ll always find excellently-maintained courses, the perfect tee time, great golf packages andagamethattestsyourskills,nomatter what level.
Brunswick Plantation is one of the most sought-after resorts along the whole Grand Strand. With on-site condominiums
and 27 holes of golf, designed by Willard Byrd and Clyde Johnston, it’s considered golf central for the coastal area. Another golf resort of note is Sea Trail, with three 18-hole courses and on-site villas.
Farmstead boasts one of the most memorable holes anywhere - its mammoth 767-yard 18th hole, the area’s only par 6. Carolina National is an Audubon-Certified Sanctuary Golf Course designed by Fred Couples. Crow Creek offers a challenge for all golfers, with championship tees of 7,100 yards and perfect playing conditions year ‘round. The Arnold Palmer-designed River’s Edge is a must play. Ocean Ridge Plantation is home to four exciting courses, known as the “big cats.” And in the most northern part of the county near Wilmington are the two newest courses in the area - Cape Fear National was named a Best Course You Can Play by Golfweek and Compass Pointe provides unusual elevation changes for its coastal locale.
And on top of great golf in a relaxed beach setting, there’s exceptional seafood and waterfront dining with spectacular views. Whether you only have golf on your schedule or looking to add golf to a family vacation, North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands is a destination you don’t want to miss.
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