Best golf courses near Carolina Beach, NC

Below, you’ll find a list of courses near Carolina Beach, NC. There are 20 courses within a 15-mile radius of Carolina Beach, 8 of which are public courses and 12 are private courses. There are 14 18-hole courses and 4 nine-hole layouts.

The above has been curated through Golf Digest’s Places to Play course database, where we have collected star ratings and reviews from our 1,900 course-ranking panelists. Join our community by signing up for Golf Digest+ and rate the courses you’ve visited recently.

Cape Fear Country Club
Cape Fear Country Club
Wilmington, NC
48 Panelists
Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington is one of the best courses in North Carolina. Discover our experts’ reviews and where Cape Fear Country Club sits in our rankings.
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The Bald Head Island Club: Bald Head Island
41 Panelists
Only accessible by passenger ferries and private boats, Bald Head Island Club is a secluded getaway just a short journey away from both Wilmington and Southport, N.C. Routed through freshwater lagoons and natural sand dunes, this coastal course was designed by George Cobb in 1974 and recently restored by Tim Cate.
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Wilmington Municipal Golf Course: Wilmington
27 Panelists
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Cape Fear National At Brunswick Forest
25 Panelists
Built in 2009, Cape Fear National is a fun resort style course that's playable for all handicap levels. but challenges better players with native wetland areas and water hazards. The course, which tips out at about 7,200 yards, is a good option for anyone visiting the Wilmington, N.C., area.
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