The Best Outer Banks Golf
Along the northeast North Carolina Golf Trail, true golf enthusiasts can find the perfect match when it comes to Outer Banks golf courses! Local courses offer challenging 18-holes with picturesque water views, uncrowded greens, and miles of beautiful landscape. Expect to have the best golfing experience on your vacation at the courses below, or check out these mini-golf courses and golf cart rentals!
Quality Outer Banks Golf Courses
The Currituck Club Golf Course
This scenic, championship 18-hole public golf course, The Currituck Club Golf Course, designed by Rees Jones, is landscaped as part of the gated community. The club offers diverse coastal terrain along the Currituck Sound. The golf staff of PGA professionals manages this world-class facility which includes a practice putting green, a driving range, and practice bunker.
During the summer months, instructional clinics are offered for adults and kids of all ages and skill levels for the enjoyment of the whole family. Several Paramount Destinations’ vacation rental homes have a Golf Membership for guests to receive a discount off the rack rate and preferential tee times. (252) 453-9400; Address: 620 Currituck Clubhouse Drive, Corolla, NC
Nags Head Golf Links
Nags Head Golf Links was designed by Bob Moore and will delight players of all abilities. In addition to offering remarkable views, its idyllic setting along the banks of the historic Roanoke Sound provides a temperate climate, which yields outstanding course conditions year-round. Visit the fully-stocked Pro Shop for information about group clinics and private lessons offered by PGA professionals or to browse their selection of fine golf equipment. (252) 441-8073; Address: 5615 S. Seachase Drive, Nags Head, NC.
Sea Scape Golf Links
Located one block from the Atlantic Ocean, Sea Scape Golf Links uses windswept sand dunes and maritime forest to showcase the natural beauty of the Outer Banks. Designed by Masters Champion Art Wall, the dramatic elevation changes offer ocean views on several holes. The unique coastal environment makes this course a must-play for true enthusiasts of a Scottish-style links course. (252) 261-2158; Address: 300 Eckner Street, Kitty Hawk, NC.
Golf Courses on the Mainland
The Carolina Club
The Carolina Club championship public course is “groomed for a pro,” and is located 16 miles west of the Wright Memorial Bridge. It features superb bentgrass greens and a collection of local Outer Banks plant life and landscaping, including seagrasses, pine trees and cedars, and small freshwater and saltwater ponds allowing golfers to be both challenged and entranced by the natural surroundings. (252) 453-3588; Address: 6385 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy, NC.
Kilmarlic Golf Club
Just 4 miles west of the Wright Memorial Bridge, Kilmarlic Golf Club wraps along a wetlands preserve through a maritime forest to the Albemarle Sound. Designed by Tom Steele, it has hosted the North Carolina Open and is a wonderful setting for a challenging day on the links. Guests in Coastal Castle can also enjoy the benefits of a K-Club Membership which offers discounts for Kilmarlic golf, Kitty Hawk Kites’ aerial adventures, Corolla Outback Adventures’ wild horse tours and complimentary van service to/from their vacation rental and discounts for the new H20 Waterpark. Golf: (252) 441-4220; K-Club: (855) 355-2582; Address: 215 West Side Lane, Powells Point, NC.
The Pointe Golf Club
This A-1 bentgrass green course is 6 miles west of the Wright Memorial Bridge and is surrounded by the natural beauty of wax myrtles, pines and cypress. The course architect Russell Breeden designed the course for all skill levels which is why The Pointe Golf Club is regarded as one of the “most playable” Outer Banks golf courses. Make it “A Point” to visit the fully-stocked Pro Shop to inquire about private and group lessons or to purchase any needed golf accessories. (252) 491-8388; Address: 8459 Caratoke Hwy, Powells Point, NC.