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an emphasis on placement rather
The greens are large and undulat
ing. which places a premium on ap
proach shots and putting. A par 3
featuring an island green is one of
the course's biggest highlights.
Brunswick Plantation is located
on U.S. 17 about three miles north
of the South Carolina state line.
If you come to the beach, you
have to expect to get some sand be
tween your toes. Carolina Shores
Golf & Country Club won't let you
The Calabash course features an
intimidating 96 sand traps.
Combined with fresh water lakes,
Carolina Shores is a challenging
but fun layout at 6,757 yards.
South Carolina architect Tom
Jackson designed the par-72 course,
which boasts lush fairways carved
from tall pines. A large residential
community surrounds the course.
Located in the heart of Boiling
Spring Lakes, Fox Squirrel Country
Club combines water, mounded
fairways, sand traps and receptive
Aggressive golfers will find sev
eral holes that reward well-placed
drives with opportunities for birdies
and eagles. The Bermuda grass
fairways are carved around huge
freshwater lakes and towering long
This 6.272-yard layout got its
name from its inhabitants ? the
large, turry fox squirrels that often
dart across fairways into the trees.
Golfers interested in a coastal
course with a different look may
want to check out The Gauntlet at
St. James Plantation.
The 7,068-yard layout differs
from most coastal courses but still
offers views of salt marshes, thick
woodlands and the inland waterway
The Gauntlet, located three miles
from Southport on N.C. 211, is an
unmistakable creation of renowned
architect P.B. Dye and features his
typical blend of imagination and
Golfers can expect undulating
fairways and greens, startling ele
vation changes and an outstanding
finishing hole. The course received
favorable mention in the Golf
Digest "Best New Public Course"
survey in January.
Brunswick County's only chip
and-putt course. Goose Bay is lo
cated on Pigott Road off N.C. 179
between Brick Landing and Shal
The nine-hole course measures
1.073 yards from the back tees, and
holes range in length from 91 yards
to 1 34 yards.
The course features two ponds
that come into play and one sand
trap. Rental clubs are available at
this course, which is a great place
to take the kids.
Lockwood Golf Links
Located along the scenic Lock
wood Folly River and Atlantic
Intracoastal Waterway, Lockwood
Golf Links offers some of the most
spectacular scenery you'll find at a
championship golf course.
Towering oaks and tranquil
ponds and lagoons frame the 6,800
yard Willard Byrd creation. Lock
wood provides a stern test from the
blue tees, and the white tees also
offer a great challenge at 6,200
Tight fairways and water hazards
place a premium on accuracy of tee
shots and approaches. In 1988, the
Holden Beach area layout was
nominated as the best new course
by Golf Digest.
Lion's Paw Golf Links is one of
the area's newest course, opening
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Byrd design, the 7,()03-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 904.
A Dan Maples creation, Marsh
Harbour Golf Links at Calabash
has been highly regarded since it
opened a decade ago.
The golf 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 offers 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.
If it's water you want, Ocean
Harbour Golf Links is the course
The 7,(KX)-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
careful approach shots, because the
ample greens are an open invitation
The entrance to Ocean Harbour
is locatcd on N C. 179 between
Calabash and Sunset Beach.
Ocean Isle Beach
Perhaps one of the best-kept se
crets in Brunswick County is Oc
ean Isle Beach Golf Course, located
on Four Mile Road just a short dri
ve from the Ocean Isle Beach
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
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 Snn<u*t Beach.
Located on Old Georgetown
Road near Calabash, The Pearl
Golf Links features two champion
The East and West courses mea
sure 6.895 and 7,011 respectively
and have been acclaimed as two of
the best in the Southeast.
They have been named among
the top 10 course in the Carolinas,
and The Pearl was nominated as the
"Best New Public Resort Course"
in 1998 by Golf Digest.
The Pear! has plans for two new
golf courses (North and South) at
its outstanding complex, which is a
leader in the area for hosting tour
Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country
Club, a championship course that
has gained many fans since it
opened several years ago. is on Old
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