Golfers' Choice 2021: Best golf courses in North Carolina

Best public golf courses in the state based on our community of reviewers.
Talamore became more player-friendly after its renovation in 2016

The annual Golfers' Choice lists compiled by the Golf Advisor community are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of the review community throughout the year. We use our Ratings Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages.

Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members. Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2020 to be eligible for this year's list.

Want to get involved? Click here to review a golf course, whether it’s your first or your 100th.

North Carolina golf courses reviewed in 2020: 285
Reviews of North Carolina golf courses in 2020: 8,029

Top 25 public North Carolina golf courses

  1. Southern Pines

  2. Powells Point

  3. Sunset Beach

  4. Southern Pines

  5. Buies Creek

  6. Grandy

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