The beautiful beaches arent the only thing Brunswick County has to offer visitors. This beautiful resort area is also home to some of the best golf courses in North Carolina and due to the typically warm weather most courses are open all year long. If you need a break from the beach there are a variety of courses for you to take in a round (or two) of golf.

On Bald Head Island, the Bald Head Island Club features a recently renovated George Cobb designed first-rate golf course. Winding through the marine woodlands and freshwater ponds this golf course offers a total of 6,855 yards with a 74.3 Course Rating and 139 Slope Rating.

In Southport you have your choice of 3 exceptional golf courses all available at St. James Plantation. The Founders Club course was designed by P.B. Dye and features a stimulating layout that includes one of the highest slope ratings on the East Coast. Please call (800) 247-4806 for additional information and to inquire about tee times. The Members Club features an 18 hole Hale Irwin Signature Course with an additional 9 holes designed by Tim Cate which were added in 2001. Please call (800) 474-9277 for additional information and available tee times. The Players Club is a beautifully designed Tim Cate course that combines remarkable views and a challenging layout to maximize your golf experience. Please call (800) 281-6626 for additional information and available tee times.

Caswell Beach is home to one of the oldest golf courses in the county. Built in 1962, this George Cobb designed course offers 18 holes and 6,720 yards and features Bermuda grass greens and a practice facility including putting green and driving range. Please call (800) 278-5275 for tee times and additional club information.

The small community of Shallotte is home to Brierwood Golf Club. Brierwood Golf Club boasts wide fairways and beautifully maintained greens that wind through the naturally peaceful maritime forest. For additional information please call (888) 274-3796. Brick Landing Plantation located in Ocean Isle Beach provides a unique atmosphere situated alongside the Intercoastal Waterway and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean as well as a challenging course suited for players if all skill levels. Please call (800) 438-3006 for additional information and to set up a tee time.

Calabash offers the option of play at either Calabash Golf Links or Carolina Shores Golf and Country Club. Calabash Golf Links is an 18 hole course designed by William Byrd and has received praises for their well-maintained naturally contoured greens as well as their top-notch hospitality. Please contact (800) 841-5971 for additional information. Carolina Shores Golf and Country Club was completed in 1974 and touts a traditional layout with a scenic atmosphere suitable for players of all skill levels. For additional information please call (800) 579-8292.

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Mailing Address: PO Box 3012, Bald Head Island, NC 28461
Phone: 910-457-1702
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