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vation changes and an outstanding
finishing hole. The course received
favorable mention in the Golf
Digest "Best New Public Course"
sur\e\ in January.
Lockwood Go If Links
Located along the scenic Lock
vvood lolly River and Atlantic
ntracoastal Waterway. Lockwood
iolf Links offers some of the most
pectacular scenery you'll find at a
hampionship golf course.
Towering oaks and tranquil
>onds and lagoons frame the O.N(X)
ard Willard Bvrd creation. Lock
vood provides a stern test from the
?lue tees, and the white tees also
ttfer a great challenge at b,2lK)
Tight fairways and water hazards
Mace a premium on accuracy of tee
hols and approaches. In 1WS, the
lolden Beach area layout was
lominated as the best new course
>y Golf Digest.
Lion's Paw Golf Links is one of
e To Brunswick's Autumn Golf Wonderland
the area's newest course, opening
in the summer of 1W1. Another
Byrd design, the 7.(H 13-yard layout
features rolling terrain and dramatic
The ruggedly beautiful course
has several memorable par threes
and an interesting combination of
woods and water. Lion's Paw is lo
cated just a few miles from Sunset
Beach on N.C. tX)4.
A Dan Maples creation. Marsh
Harbour Golf Links at Calabash
has been highly regarded since it
opened a decade ago.
The goll course is set on property
that offers a unique combination of
elevated ground bordered by low
lying marsh. Massive oaks draped
with Spanish moss line the fair
ways, and the course otters a num
ber of breathtaking views over
Marsh Harbour is one of the
most popular courses for visitors
and golf packages in the area. The
links straddles the state line, giving
golfers a chance to play in both
Carolinas in one round.
Golf & Country Clubs
Accept The Challenge!
Voted by Golf Digest as
one of the top 25 new
public golf courses.
A P.B. Dye design, this course offers eighteen
exhilarating holes along the Intracoastal
Waterway in the pristine beauty of St. James
Plantation. PUBLIC INVITED
Call for tee times: 800-247-4806
St. James Plantation
P.O. Box 10040 ? Hwy. 211 ? Southport, NC 28461
Soon to join the Gauntlet's
collection of exquisite golf courses.
Voted one of the Top 50 Development Courses in the southeast
by Golfweek. Experience one of the most unioue golf courses in
north Carolina's South Brunswick Islands. Play through
beautiful hardwood forests, along scenic salt marshes, and by
the Intracoastal Waterway with ocean views.
Hwy. 179, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
Call For Tee Times ? Public Invited
1-800-438-3006 ? 919-754-4373
It it's water you want. Ocean
Harbour Golf I. inks is the course
The 7.(MM)-yard layout sits on the
southern-most tip of Brunswick
County, a peninsula bordered by
the Calabash River and Atlantic
Architect Clyde Johnston used
the incredible surroundings to cre
ate 15 water holes. Grass and sand
bunkers and fairway mounds add to
The fascinating course demands
caretul approach shots, because the
ample greens are an open invitation
The entrance to Ocean Harbour
is located on N.C. 179 between
Calabash and Sunset Beach.
Ocean Isle Beach
Perhaps one of the best-kept se
crets in Brunswick County is
Ocean Isle Beach Golf Course, lo
cated on Four Mile Road just a
short drive from the Ocean Isle
This excellent facility has been
visited by thousands of tourists
over the years who enjoy great golf
on a well-maintained course.
Rolling contours, tight fairways
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and a meandering creek make
Ocean Isle a challenge and a fa
vorite among local seniors and golf
Located on N.C. 133 at Winna
bow, Olde Fort Country Club is a
layout intended for the beginning
The course is an unintimidating
6,200 yards from the back tees and
has few sand traps or other hazards.
There are four water holes on the
par-72 course, which features wide
fairways and receptive greens.
Olde Fort is perfect for the aver
age golfer more interested in a fun
round than a stiff challenge.
Recognized by Golf Digest as the
"Best New Resort Course" when it
was built, Oyster Bay Golf Links
had maintained its standing as one
of the Southeast's finest facilities.
Architect Dan Maples used na
ture to create the hazards, incorpo
rating salt marshes and freshwater
lakes into his design.
The par-70 championship course
measures 6,695 yards. It's located
on N.C. 179 at Sunset Beach.
Located on Old Georgetown
Road near Calabash, The Pear!
Golf Links features two champi
The Hast and West courses mea
sure 6,S95 and 7,0" respectively
and have been acclaimed as two of
the best in the Southeast.
They have been named among
the lop 10 course in the Carolinas,
and The Pearl was nominated as the
"Best New Public Resort Course"
in 1998 by Golf Digest.
The Pearl has plans for two new
golf courses (North and South) at
its outstanding complex, which is a
leader in the area for hosting tour
Just a short drive from The Pearl
is Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country
Club, a championship course that
has gained many fans since it
opened a few years ago.
The forgiving Dan Maples cre
ation is topped off by a beautiful
plantation clubhouse and pro shop.
Sandpiper is a fascinating course
that feature wide fairways, a friend
ly cut of rough and some of the
best, bent-grass greens you'll find
guard elevated greens that are high
ly-receptive to approach shots.
Many of the holes demand a drive
over or near water or marsh.
Sea Trail Plantation
Sea Trail Plantation at Sunset
Beach is the county's largest golf
resort, with three championship
courses and a new, on-site golf
school that is expected to open this
Dan Maples built the original
Sea Trail course, which features 40
foot elevation changes and tree
studded islands surrounded by wa
ter. Golf Digest recognized the
Maples course as one of the most
outstanding new resort courses in
Rees Jones and Willard Byrd fol
lowed Maples with two more
world-class courses. Each layout
measures approximately 6,750
On his course, Jones blended his
magic with the best in natural ter
rain to suit both contemporary and
traditional tastes. His use of elevat
ed tees, mounds, bunkers and water
to frame the holes and focus on the
natural beauty of land is outstand
The Byrd course at Sea Trail fea
tures two expansive lakes and stun
ning scenery. It has many interest
ing changes in elevation and a vari
ety of challenging dogleg holes.
Oak Island Golf Club is a 6,800
yard George Cobb design located at
The course is carved out of a
maritime forest and features fair
ways lined with towering pines and
Make Fox Squirrel
Your Next Vacation Stop!
Play our fabulous course at our
| fabulous price.
18 holes w / cart $24
After 1 p.m. $20 cart & green thru Oct. 31
After Nov. 1 play all day $20.
Rick Vtgland-PGA Professional
Call 845-2625 for tee times.
Located on the lakes in Boiling Spring Lakes
(6 miles north of Southport)