North Carolina's Best Golf Courses

The Gurus' favorite courses in the Tar Heel State.

  1. Tobacco Road Golf Course (Mike Strantz 1998, Sanford)
  2. Dormie Club (Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2010, West End)
  3. Forest Creek (North) (Tom Fazio 2002, Pinehurst)
  4. Pinehurst No. 2 (Donald Ross 1907/Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore 2011, Pinehurst)
  5. Eagle Point Golf Club (Tom Fazio 2000, Wilmington)
  6. Pinehurst Resort No.9 (Jack Nicklaus 1989, Pinehurst)
  7. Cape Fear National (Tim Cate 2010, Wilmington)
  8. Pinehurst No. 4 (Donald Ross 1919/Tom Fazio 1999, Pinehurst)
  9. Pine Needles Golf Course (Donald Ross 1928, Southern Pines)
  10. Bald Head Island (George Cobb 1974/Tim Cate 2010, Bald Head Island)

Payne Stewart statue at Pinehurst No. 2
Payne Stewart statue at Pinehurst No. 2

  1. Cape Fear Country Club (Donald Ross 1896, Wilmington)
  2. Forest Creek (South) (Tom Fazio 1996, Pinehurst)
  3. River Landing (River) (Clyde Johnston 1996, Wallace)
  4. Mid Pines Golf Course (Donald Ross 1921, Southern Pines)
  5. Porters Neck Golf Club (Tom Fazio 1991, Wilmington)
  6. River Landing (Landings) (Clyde Johnston 1999 original nine/2006 full routing, Wallace)
  7. Olde Point Golf Course (Jerry Turner 1975, Hampstead)

16th Hole at Bald Head Island
16th Hole at Bald Head Island