Charlotte is home to some the best golf courses in the country. If nothing brightens your day more than spending time on meticulously manicured greens, Charlotte is the place for you.
If you’re considering moving to an area abundant in sunshine and highly rated golf courses, please take a look at the wide selection of golf course communities in Charlotte NC.
You won’t have to go far to find spectacular golfing. Here’s where the locals go to hit the links.
Public Golf Courses in Charlotte
This 18-hole PGA course offers challenging play year-round. Some of the amenities include a pro-shop, driving range, club rentals, dining and lodging.
Locals rave about this 9-hole course and its versatility for both professionals and novices. You’ll be able to practice your chipping and putting at this facility.
Private Golf Courses in Charlotte
This beautiful, private course is a hidden gem. You can enjoy sensational views throughout the course of your game, and have fine dining and drinks after. The Charlotte Country Club will host the 2018 Mid-Amateur Championship.
Quail Hollow is considered one of the best courses in the nation and has hosted many PGA Tournaments and Championships.
If you’re just looking to practice, head over to the local’s favorite place to improve their drive. You can take golf lessons or perfect your swing on the Leatherman’s two-tiered driving range.
Charlotte Areas Golf Courses
|Golf Course||Course type||Telephone||Description|
|Birkdale Golf Club||Semi-private||704-895-8038||This 18-hole Arnold Palmer designed Championship golf course was voted Best New Golf Course in NC, Top Five Public Courses in NC and best public course in Charlotte. Located on 200 acres of rolling terrain and carved from tall pines and natural streams, Birkdale is a challenging course with Bermuda fairways and Crenshaw Bent grass greens.|
|Carmel Country Club||Private||704-542-2452||Carmel Country Club offers two championship 18-hole courses each with its own distinct personality. The North Course features a traditional design adapted for today’s game with rolling terrain and mature forests. The South Course is a more modern Rees Jones creation with Bentgrass greens, Zoysia grass, Celebration Bermuda grass woven into the roughs, and elevation shifts on every hole.|
|Charles T. Myers Golf Club||Public||704-536-1692||Charles T. Myers is a Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation public course and is reminiscent of the courses where golf originated. Ideal for golfers of all levels with fast, beautiful bent-grass greens. A hidden gem and local favorite which draws golfers from all over the region.|
|Charlotte National Golf Club||Public||704-882-8282||Charlotte National Golf Club in Indian Trail NC features 7,227 yards of championship golf with well-groomed fairways and greens. Designed by Russell F. Breedon, this course offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at all skill levels.|
|Emerald Lake Golf Club||Semi-private||704-882-7888||Always in pristine condition with excellent greens, Emerald Lake has set the standard for public golf in the Charlotte area. Located in the beautiful upscale Emerald Lake residential community, the course offers varying challenges for all golfers.|
|Firethorne||Private||704-243-2433||Firethorne Country Club is a magnificent golf course that meanders through mature hardwood forests and provides scenic rock walls, creeks and ponds to accentuate the beautiful views and natural setting.|
|Highland Creek Golf Club||Semi-private||704-875-9000||Highland Creek Golf Club has been rated both the best and the toughest public golf course in the Charlotte area. Designed to preserve the natural beauty of the area, Highland Creek winds through towering trees and meandering creeks. The course stretches to over 7,000 yards from the back tees and features Bent grass greens and Bermuda fairways. Highland Creek features 72 bunkers, five lakes, and water hazards on 13 holes. The challenging layout will make for an enjoyable game amidst some of the most picturesque golf holes in Charlotte.|
|Mooresville Golf Course||Public||704-663-2539||The newly-redesigned Mooresville Golf Club is a links style public course originally designed by Donald Ross.|
|Myers Park||Private||704-376-0741||Chartered in 1921, Myers Park Country Club is one of Charlotte's oldest and finest private clubs. Nestled among a park-like landscape with mature oak and maple trees, and carved along 176 rolling acres in the exclusive Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte.|
|Northstone||Private||704-948-4286||Northstone Country Club is a P.B. Dye signature course rated #1 by Charlotte Business Journal and a Best Golf Course in Lake Norman. The layout features strategically placed bunkers, Bermuda greens, and Zoysia fairways. Northstone provides a test of golf that encourages good course management yet challenges the more adventurous golfer.|
|Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation||Semi-private||704-573-1000||Olde Sycamore is a Tom Jackson designed semi private 18-hole championship golf course. Routed through majestic Carolina tall pines with hybrid Bermuda fairways undulating bent grass greens and zoysia grass around the bunkers, Olde Sycamore has been rated the #1 golf course to play for Charlotte residents by GolfCarolina.com.|
|Olde Sycamore Plantation||Semi-private||704-573-1000||Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation is a semi-private course designed by Hall of Fame architect Tom Jackson. Nestled among mature and majestic Carolina tall pines, the fairways are hybrid Bermuda grass and the course features undulating bent grass greens with zoysia grass around bunkers. Such a combination creates the best condition and challenges of a premiere course.|
|Providence Country Club||Private||704-846-8475||Providence Country Club is a par 72 championship golf course originally desiged by Dan Maples. The course offers bent grass greens and Bermuda fairways and provides an enjoyable experience and true test of golf for golf enthusiasts of all skill levels.|
|Quail Hollow||Private||704-552-1800||Quail Hollow is considered by many to be one of the finest courses in the southeastern U.S. Home of the 2017 PGA Championship and the Wells Fargo Championship professionals golf tournaments.|
|Renaissance Park||Public||704-357-3373||Renaissance Park Golf Course is the longest golf course in Charlotte from the tips at 7,360 yards. The front side plays like a link-style course where an errant drive won't penalize you. The back cuts through the woods with severe elevation changes.|
|Rocky River Golf Club||Public||704-455-1200||Rocky River Golf Club is a Dan Maples designed public course managed by Embassy Suites in Concord NC and offers stay and play packages. Bordered by the Rocky River and surrounding wetlands, there are also various species of wetland grasses along the fairways that puts a premium on staying in the fairways.|
|Skybrook Golf Club||Semi-private||704-948-6611||Skybrook Golf Club is an incredibly scenic 18-hole championship course with a challenging but friendly layout with rolling fairways, dramatic elevation changes and beautiful landscape that roams 7,000 yards of mountanous terrain.|
|Stonebridge Golf Club||Semi-private||704-283-8998||Stonebridge Championship Golf Club is a stunning creation designed on 650 acres carved out of rolling, rich Carolina forest land with breathtaking vistas. Play can be enjoyed by low handicappers as well as the weekend golfer.|
|Tega Cay Golf Club||Semi-private||803-548-3500||Voted the #1 Best Golf Course In the Fort Mill area, Tega Cay’s Golf Courses and Conference Center are only minutes from Charlotte. Tega Cay offers 27 holes of golf on over 200 acres along pristine Lake Wylie. Memberships are available as well as daily fee play.|
|The Club at Longview||Private||704-443-2500||The Club at Longview is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course that embodies the finest that the game can offer. The terrain provides gentle rolling hills, tree-lined fairways, elevation changes, creeks, ponds and nature preserves.|
|The Divide Golf Club||Semi-private||704-628-6438||The Divide Golf Club is an 18-hole Championship golf course designed by John Cassell. This traditional layout offers Bermuda fairways and undulating Bentgrass greens. Water comes into play on 10 holes making sure to keep golfers stay on top of their games.|
|The Golf Club at Irish Creek||Semi-private||704-932-2525||Rated as one of the best residential courses in America by Golfweek, The Club at Irish Creek is a stunning 18-hole Davis Love III Signature Golf Course. Set on rolling terrain that encircles a pristine 400-acre lake, the design takes full advantage of mature forests, natural contours and the lake centerpiece visible from 16 of the 18 holes.|
|The Palisades||Private||704-504-0099||Palisades Country Club is a Jack Nicklaus designed course and ranks as one of the top private golf challenges in Charlotte. Situated on a high woodland peninsula above Lake Wylie, this Audubon International Gold Signature golf course offers 18 visually dynamic golf holes a New England inspired clubhouse that overlooks the exquisite 18th hole.|
|The Peninsula||Private||704-896-7080||The Peninsula Club is an exceptional lakefront, resort-style country club course overlooking beautiful Lake Norman and designed by Rees Jones.|
|The Tradition Golf Club||Public||704-549-9779||The Tradition Golf Club is a majestic, tree-lined par 72 public course that challenges all facets of the player’s game. This scenic 18-hole Championship course takes advantage of its rolling terrain and winding, tree-lined Bermuda fairways. The undulating Bentgrass greens puts a premium on strategic shotmaking.|
|TPC at Piper Glen||Private||704-846-1515||Golf legend Arnold Palmer designed 18 holes of championship golf at TPC Piper Glen. The stunning layout incorporates rolling terrain, natural rock formations, lush oak trees and quiet lake inlets.|
|Trump National Golf Club||Private||704-799-7300||Trump National Golf Club Charlotte is designed by Greg Norman and is one of the most spectacular courses in all of North Carolina. Over two-thirds of the holes play along the shores of Lake Norman. With exquisite facilities and highly trained professionals, Trump National is equipped to provide members with an elite golf experience.|
|Verdict Ridge||Semi-private||704-489-1206||Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club in Denver, NC offers scenic mountain-like views with rolling hills and undulating greens, it offers challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Always well-maintained from tee to greens, this course is difficult yet friendly and always a pleasure to play.|
|Westport Golf Club||Semi-private||(704) 489-8088||Westport Golf Club is an affordable daily fee golf course located on the west end of Lake Norman.|
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