5 Beautiful Golf Courses You Have to Play on the OBX
Posted On Monday, October 30, 2017
Sure we think of November and thoughts of football and Thanksgiving come to mind. However, if you are vacationing on the OBX this fall then you should be thinking about golf! With beautiful fall weather and gorgeous courses, it is time to book a tee-time and hit the links OBX style on one or all of these 5 courses that you simply must play. Of course, we can help with the scheduling. Go ahead and book a 7-day vacation, that way you can have a couple days of rest, the other five well that is all golf, all day! Here are the 5 courses you must play.
Nags Head Golf Links
Nags Head is a great central location to visit and play golf on the OBX. The Nags Head Golf Links is set along the banks of the beautiful and historic Roanoke Sound. Because of the temperate climate visitors can expect to enjoy great course conditions year round. Featured in numerous golf magazines such as Golfweek, Golf Digest, and Southern Links this is a place serious golf fans will love to play. The course here is challenging and well designed having won several awards visitors will find their skills tested yet also find the course enjoyable as well. Of course, there is a full-service Pro-shop, PGA professionals on staff to help with your game and don't forget to try the Links Grille which has a beautiful sunset view of the Outer Banks and features great lunch specials. The Grille does feature a full-service bar so it is the perfect place to relax with friends at the end of a long day on the links. Check out the clubs website and take some time to join one of the many instructional clinics the club offers. Of course, the club also has a big practice green and a Cayman driving range to get you warmed up. So pick a day and take a drive over to Nags Head and enjoy a wonderful golf experience at the Nags Head Golf Links. If you are looking for a vacation rental close to the links, try using our location finder.
5615 South Seachase Lane
Nags Head, NC 27949
Seascape Golf Links
For this course head over to Kitty Hawk. This course is literally just one block off the water giving it a great beach feel in a laid-back atmosphere. This is a great place for casual fun golf on challenging courses. Sea Scape Golf Links is open to the public year-round, the club offers rentals and a fully stocked pro shop. There is plenty of pro advice and knowledge so if you are a first timer or looking for lessons you have found the perfect place. The Sea Scape Bar & Grill has superb dining facilities serving breakfast and lunch, along with a full ABC permitted bar. Now about the course. Taking advantage of the windswept sand dunes and maritime forest showcasing the natural beauty of Kitty Hawk you'll love your day on the links with the smell of salt air and beautiful sea breezes. The course features dramatic elevation changes and several holes have ocean views. The unique coastal environment makes this course a must-play for true enthusiasts of the game. Make sure to go online to book now. Again this is a top pick for those looking for a little more casual or maybe wanting an affordable family outing.
300 Eckner St
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
The Pointe Golf Club
A short drive over the Wright-Memorial Bridge brings you to The Pointe Golf Club. A beautiful course that gets 4/5 starts on Golfadvisor. Since opening in 1995 this course has been a favorite of visitors and locals alike. An exceptionally playable course, it is perfect for those beginners in the group who are looking to build confidence. For the more skilled players, have no fear you will still be challenged. One of the hallmarks of the course is its reputation for, excellent course conditions which have always been a priority for the club. The course features A-1 bent grass greens that have even been rated as some of the finest putting surfaces in the Southeastern U.S. In addition to the clubs superb greens, their plush Bermuda fairways make for excellent lies. One of the best features of this club and one that makes it an excellent choice for the novice is the practice facility. Considered the area’s premier practice facility, boasting the Outer Banks’ best driving range, and short game area, including chipping greens with a practice bunker, as well as a practice putting green it is worth a visit alone. You'll find there is also a pro-shop for anything you might have forgotten or desire. The staff is friendly and you'll find plenty of opportunities for a lesson from one of the pros. Finally at the end of the day don't forget to unwind at the Greenside Bar and Grille, a full-service bar and restaurant.
308 Pointe Golf Club Drive
Powells Point, NC 27966
Corolla is located up highway 12 in the northern part of the Outer Banks and worth visiting whether you enjoy golf or not. If however, you love golf, then you are going to fall in love with The Currituck Club. Offering 18 holes of championship Outer Banks golf designed by award-winning designer, Rees Jones the design and beauty of the course are unparalleled on the OBX. On the course, it’s common to view wildlife including deer, osprey, geese, turtles and the occasional soaring eagle during your round of Corolla golf. Of all the Outer Banks golf courses, the Currituck Club is unique because of its flawless bent grass greens, spectacular rolling dunes, seaside vegetation and views of the Currituck Sound. The Currituck Club prides itself on being a club and course the whole family will enjoy so be sure to bring the kids. There is an onsite world-class practice facility that includes a putting green, driving range and bunker. There are several instructors and instructional programs that visitors can enjoy if you wish to spruce up your backswing or just learn some tips from the pros. If you’re looking for incredible Corolla golf, look no further than The Currituck Club. Corrolla is definitely worth the drive.
620 Currituck Clubhouse Drive
Corolla, NC 27927
Kilmaric Golf Club
When you want to play a great challenging course there are few better places than Kilmaric Golf Club. Located just over the Wright-Memorial bridge in Powells Point, the short drive is well worth it. Consistently rated one of the top courses in North Carolina, Kilmarlic Golf Club sits nestled among 605 acres of pristine maritime forest and beautiful sprawling wetlands. Award-winning course architect Tom Steele’s classic course design creates interesting challenges for all skill levels. The course has an outstanding layout that is challenging but not intimidating. All of the staff are dedicated to ensuring the course conditioning is always tip-top no matter the season. The course allows players an opportunity to play through canopies of giant oak, pine, and dogwood that exemplify the natural beauty of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Kimaric likes to boast they have blended golf and nature, and we couldn't agree more. The course is simply beautiful. Tee times can be booked online. The club has a full-service pro-shop and instructors for group or individual lessons. Note there is a strict dress code, no cut-offs, no denim, all shirts must have collars. At the end of the round make sure to stop by the Black Tartan Tap Room and enjoy an old world feel as you relax with your favorite drink.
215 West Side Lane
Powells Point, NC 27966
Of course, there are a lot of ways to pick which courses to play. We recommend making it a week of golf. Monday thru Friday rest on the weekend! All kidding aside, we hope you and your family and friends find time to enjoy one of the great pleasures of an OBX vacation and enjoy yourself playing one or all of the courses listed above. Many of the courses have great fall specials when you book online so make sure to take advantage of those specials. If you are looking for the perfect Outer Banks Vacation rental look no further than here our friendly staff is ready to help you get on the golf course this fall.
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