North Carolina, Your Next Golf Destination

By February 19, 2020Tips & Tutorials

Golfing season is just around the corner, and North Carolina is the home of golf in the United States. North Carolina has more than a 5% share of the total 11280 golf courses in the USA. Pinehurst Resort is the face of golf in North Carolina which has hosted the PGA Championship and The Ryder Cup twice, the US Open thrice and the next in line is The US open 2024.  According to PGA.com, Pinehurst No. 2 is the second-best golf course after Wade Hampton Golf Course in the state. The other top courses in North Carolina are Diamond Creek Golf course, Eagle Point, Mountaintop, Quail Hollow Club, Old Town Club, Grandfather Golf and Country Club, Forest Creek, and Charlotte Country Club.

Wade Hampton Golf Course, Cashier, NC is a harmonic mixture of hilly and flat terrain. It is one of the challenging golf courses in North Carolina.  Wade Hampton, is the masterpiece of Tom Fazio and has been ranked in the top ten beautiful golf courses in the United States and 20th of the 100 best courses in America.

Inaugurated at the end of the 19th century, Asheville is one of the oldest golf courses in North Carolina. It is a 72 par standard golf course but relatively small in length as compared to the modern golf courses, even then, it is a challenging and tricky golf course.

North Carolina is a golf-rich state and its immaculate golf courses host a big number of golfers around the globe daily, and credit goes to Mr. Donald Ross, who was regarded as one of the best golf designers of his era in the USA, he designed 44 golf courses there. Tiger Wood’s first designed golf course project; Fairview NC, is on hold and is expected to be open soon.  In short, North Carolina is full of a variety of golf courses that are beautiful, challenging, and fun to play and standardized and a lovely destination for golf lovers.

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