The Ultimate Guide To The Best Topsail Golf Outings


Did you know that the Topsail, North Carolina area is known for its fabulous local golf courses? It is! Golf outings abound here and are all right near your Topsail vacation rental. With all of Topsail’s golf courses located on the nearby mainland, you’re only a short drive from the island to the local links.

Here are a few of our favorite Topsail golf courses that make for a perfect day outdoors from tee to green. There’s a little something for every golfer from novice to expert, and each golf course has a unique style and profile all its own. Try each of our local Topsail golf courses and see what each has to offer you.

 

Belvedere Golf Course & Country Club in Hampstead, NC

Course Information
Course Architect – Russell Burney
Year Opened – 1972
Number Of Holes – 18
Par For Course – 72
Walking Policy – Anyone can walk; weekdays only.

Course Stats
Course Length Forward – 5824
Course Length Middle – 5824 yards
Course Length Championship – 5824 yards
Course Rating Forward – Par 72
Course Rating Middle – 71
Course Rating Championship – Championship
Slope Rating Forward – 128
Slope Rating Middle – 128
Slope Rating Championship – 128 slope

Address
2368 Country Club Dr
Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 270-2703

(Source: VisitNC.com)

The golf course at Belvedere has certainly evolved since its conception in the 1970’s. Belvedere now features a rare combination of six par threes, seven par fours, and five par fives to achieve a par of 71. Located in coastal Hampstead, NC, the front nine takes you out toward the Intracoastal Waterway and back toward the Clubhouse; the back nine ventures you inland and then back toward the Clubhouse–forming a giant figure 8 without any parallel fairways. This design offers a sure test in the normally breezy conditions. You will experience the winds coming from every direction during your round, so be prepared.

You can read more about the layout of the golf course at Belvedere right here. and view the Belvedere Golf Club photo gallery here.

Now that you know what to expect, it’s time to experience it for yourself. All that’s left to do is book your Belvedere golf tee time, which you can do online.

 

Castle Bay Golf Course & Country Club in Hampstead, NC

Course Information
Year Opened – 2000
High Season – Spring, Fall
Number Of Holes – 18
Par For Course – 72

Course Stats
Course Length Championship – 6328 yards

Address
107 Links Court
Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 270-1978

(Source: VisitNC.com)

Located just off coastal highway, US-17 in Hampstead, NC. is a challenging, Scottish links style 18-hole championship course. From the longest tees it features 6,713 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course was designed by Randy Blanton and opened in 1999.

Although there are no trees on the course, there are the typical links hazards of tall bunkers, water, and waste areas. True to the tradition, the course demands excellent shot placement on almost every hole. And yes, like all links courses, occasionally one must factor in the wind.

Preview the course right now by viewing the Castle Bay Golf Course photo gallery. Then go ahead and make your tee time!

You can find the current golf rates for Castle Bay Country Club here.

 

North Shore Golf Course & Country Club in Sneads Ferry, NC

Course Information
Year Opened – 1988
Golf Digest Rating – 4.0 stars
High Season – Jun – Aug
Number Of Holes – 18
Par For Course – 72
Walking Policy – You can walk after 3 pm

Course Stats
Course Length Middle – 6358 yards
Course Rating Middle – 70
Slope Rating Middle – 123

Address
101 North Shore Dr.
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(800) 828-5035

(Source: VisitNC.com)

Nestled like a sleeping giant along the Intracoastal Waterway the beautiful North Shore Country Club offers the perfect combination of natural beauty and challenging play. Majestically blending the game to its surroundings, architect Bob Moore offers both the novice golfer and seasoned player an enjoyable and challenging experience. This puts North Shore on the must-play list when visiting the Topsail Island area.

When creating the design for North Shore, Moore was able to make use of the many natural areas found on the property and incorporate them in a layout that harmonizes with the natural beauty of the coastal marshes of Eastern North Carolina. The inland holes offer a retreat from the prevailing sea breeze and are bordered by tall pines offering a distinctly different look and feel.

Preview this beautiful 18-hole course for yourself by taking a hole-by-hole aerial tour of North Shore. Then go ahead and plan your Topsail golfing adventure today.

You can find North Shore’s current golf rates here.

If you’re looking to play in an upcoming tournament, the annual Topsail Island Kiwanis Golf Tournament happens each May at the North Shore Country Club. The event is in its 32nd year and slated for Saturday, May 8, 2018.  It’s a Captain’s Choice Format with a shotgun start at 9a.m. Announcement of starting hole assignments are made for all teams between 7:30a.m. and 8:30a.m. the morning of the event. You can read more about the 32nd Annual Topsail Island Kiwanis Golf Tournament and register here.

 

Olde Point Golf Course & Country Club in Hampstead, NC

Course Information
Course Architect – Jerry Turner
Year Opened – 1975
Golf Digest Rating – 3.0 stars
Greens Fees High Low – $32-$35
High Season – Mar – May, Sep – Nov
Number Of Holes – 18
Par For Course – 72
Walking Policy – Members only may walk.

Course Stats
Course Length Forward – 5133 yards
Course Length Middle – 6008 yards
Course Length Back – 3056
Course Length Championship – 6913 Yards
Course Rating Forward – 69.3
Course Rating Middle – 69.3
Course Rating Championship – Championship
Slope Rating Forward – 125
Slope Rating Middle – 125
Slope Rating Championship – 137

Address
513 Country Club Drive
Hampstead, NC 28443
(910) 270-2403

(Source: VisitNC.com)

The Olde Point Golf & Country Club was built in 1974 and opened to the public in 1975. Jerry Turner, the golf course designer, made use of the rolling terrain, wooded areas, lakes and streams to build a scenic and challenging course. Olde Point has matured into a beautiful 18 hole course with Bermuda fairways and Paspalum greens.

The golf course is semi-private, and therefore open for the public to play. Tournaments and small group outings are always welcomed. Members enjoy advanced tee times and established league play, as well as a variety of member outings throughout the year. Full golf memberships include the use of the swimming pool, tennis courts and private members-only lounge. Practice facilities are also available and open for the public to use. Golf lessons are available by appointment from the club professionals.

Collared shirts are required on the course as well as at all practice areas. Tank tops, T-shirts, gym shorts or bathing suits are not permitted. Blue jeans and denim slacks may be worn if clean and neat.

Check out the Olde Point Golf Course Flyover to prepare for your adventure. You can find the current Olde Point golf rates here.

Then it’s time to book your tee time at Olde Point, which you can quickly and easily do online.

If you’re looking for a fun and festive golf tournament, then it’s time to sign-up for the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Green Ball Golf Tournament held every year at the Olde Point Country Club. This year’s event happens on Saturday, March 17, 2018 with a 10a.m. shotgun start. The format is setup as four-person teams with a modified two-ball scramble. There is also plenty of food, fun and prizes for everyone including a yummy lunch of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes after play. You can read more about the Annual St. Patrick’s Day Green Ball Golf Tournament and register here. Hurry, registration closes on May 15, 2018 at 5p.m.

 

Isn’t it time to start planning your next Topsail Golf Getaway? Start by booking your Topsail vacation rental then choose your golf adventure!