Entries by OBXT_Admin01

Hot Times, (Really) Cool Escapes in OBX

Things are heating up across the land of North Carolina in 2024 – especially in terms of golf. This year all eyes will be on Pinehurst No. 2 in the state’s midsection where the world’s best male players will gather to compete in the U.S. Open in June. The competition will be fierce. Splash shots […]

OBX 5 Course Meal

Five-Course Outer Banks Coastal Craving So, your planned family vacation, social gathering, buddy trip or corporate event to the Outer Banks of North Carolina this year is in the need of a few menu suggestions – both on and off the short grass. Sure, you can string together the traditional appetizer/soup/salad/entrée/dessert combo at one of […]

9 Best 19th Holes on the OBX

Tapping into OBX Golf In the beginning, golf courses were inclined to copycat the principles of the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. This trend ultimately established 18 as the magic number of holes for a regulation layout. And NO, that total wasn’t gleaned from the number of shots it took for a few […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 16-18

OBX’s Dream 18, Holes Nos. 16-18 The Carolina Club, Grandy The longest course on the Outer Banks and also the northern most, the Carolina Club is a meticulously manicured, nearly 7,000-yard, par-72 championship golf course that may well be the highlight of your stay (especially if you play it all warmed up and finally in […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 13-15

OBX’s Dream 18, Holes Nos. 13-15 Currituck Club, Corolla Getting to the Rees Jones designed classic is half the adventure. You have to drive (slowly) up the coast along two-laned Highway 12 through quaint outposts like Southern Shores and Duck, past the expansive Sanderling Resort and through other seaside communities. The scenery is constantly shifting. […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 9-12

OBX’s Dream 18, Holes Nos. 9-12 Kilmarlic Golf Club, Powells Point Despite it being the newest golf course on the OBX menu having debuted in 2002, Kilmarlic’s management doesn’t rest on its laurels. That makes it a hot bed for really good-looking golf holes. A pure Outer Banks layout with water and wetlands almost constantly […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Hole 8

OBX’s Dream 18, Hole No. 8 Duck Woods Country Club, Southern Shores Although not on the mainline of public-access golf courses along the OBX, Duck Woods does provide play to guests of members and some limited package play when tee times become available. This makes it worthy of at least one hole in our Dream […]