North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands

Sea Trail's Jones Course 5th Hole

A True Coastal Treasure for Every Type of Golfer.

If you’re thinking golf – and we know you are – you should be thinking NC’s Brunswick Islands. This strand of barrier islands is located on the southern coast of North Carolina, just across the state line from neighboring Myrtle Beach. And what these islands and their accompanying mainland towns offer is a delightfully refreshing, spacious coastal landscape that calls golfers with a deep-rooted love of the game back year after year. It’s no wonder the destination has become known by another name: NC’s Golf Coast.

With more than 30 of the world’s finest courses, including notables like Cape Fear National, Bald Head Island Club and Leopard’s Chase, NC’s Brunswick Islands has become a place where those who revel in the heritage and the camaraderie of a game, a hole or a shot well-played can find their fulfillment. It’s a special place that can so delightfully combine a 45-mile stretch of pristine barrier islands with lush maritime forests, expansive marshes and inlets, and the majestic Intracoastal Waterway to create a terrain primed for the most alluring course designs in all of golf. The game’s legends would agree. Palmer, Byrd, Maples, Jones, Cate, Couples, Robbins – they all came and left their footprints on the land.

Ocean Ridge Plantation
Leopards Chase Course

Volume. Variety. Climate. Terrain. All the essentials have aligned here to create a nearly endless succession of challenges for you and your fellow golf enthusiasts. The coastal landscape of waterways and marshes in NC’s Brunswick Islands is the ideal place to reaffirm your love of the game. Mild weather year-round makes for an all-season golf climate where you’ll find playing conditions to your liking almost any time of the year. Good thing, because with, at last count, 567 holes, you’ll want to schedule a few trips to the coast to meet the challenge. And while you’re there, don’t be surprised when you discover that some of the best golf on the Grand Strand is actually in Brunswick County.

The destination is perfect for staying and playing. NC’s Brunswick Islands has managed to harness that special something that brings both golfers and families back year in and year out. Whatever you’re searching for in accommodations, from a charming villa right on the fairway to the perfect vacation home to welcome a group of any size, you’ll find it in the Brunswick Islands. You’ll also have access to professional golf packagers who are ready to help line up all the details, from the excitement of the play to the relaxation of the stay. From setting up tee times to finding courses close to the place you’re staying so you can spend more time lining up your first drive, your every need will be tended to. You’ll come with a passion for the game and leave with a love of a place. The place? NC’s Golf Coast.