Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches. North Carolina offers 400-plus golf courses across the state with temperatures that allow play year-round. Many champions have been drawn to world-class courses such as the famed Pinehurst No. 2. Legendary course designer Donald Ross designed courses all across the country, but this is where he made his home. Golf Digest has rated 96 of our courses as four-stars or higher. From celebrated resorts to the first miniature golf course in America, everyone who plays here wants to stay.
Golfers seeking golf destinations across NC’s diverse landscape face the daunting – but fun – task of choosing between the mountains, the coast, and the vast Piedmont between them. Esteemed golf course designers and golf professionals have created gems in all three regions. From Donald Ross’ century-old Pinehurst No. 2 to new mountain courses from Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to charming coastal courses that blend ocean ecosystems into a challenging 18 holes, North Carolina offers an enviable selection of courses for golfers of all ages and skill levels.