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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 […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 4-7

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 4-7 Nags Head Golf Links, Nags Head The land the Bob Moore designed classic now flows across was once nothing more than dunes and ponds owned by a single family. Since its 1980s transformation into a near Scottish links replica, four holes still play hard along the Roanoke Sound – something […]

OBX’s Dream 18: Holes 1-3

The Great 18 – A full-course menu of OBX’s most daring and delightful golf holes … Bank on It. By Bill Kamenjar The adrenaline rush kicked in somewhere along the road between the coin dispenser and Coinjock. If it wasn’t for the barbeque sandwich, fries, Southern sweet tea and $1.79 oversized sugar cookie consumed at […]

Falling for OBX Golf

They say that summer passes like a morning breeze. But along the North Carolina Coast, that merely means you will soon be … “Ooh, that was a really big wave, did you see it?” the mom exclaimed to her young son. But with his eyes pointed downwards while digging into the sand in search of […]

5 Reasons to Visit the OBX This Summer

Sticking with Summer The traditional summer vacation is a time for families to reconnect at a spot other than the backyard patio or neighborhood pool. This year, in particular, the need to get outside and into safe, fresh, open-aired spaces will be paramount. The best foreign, away-from-home environment to do that just may be where […]

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2021 Golf Hot List along the Outer Banks

Golf is played with passion in North Carolina. So when the most authoritative statewide source of golf course rankings comes along and selects a trio of yours among its bests, golfers should take note. This year, as in several ones past, the Outer Banks has proven itself once again to be a supplier of some […]

Golf Trip Itinerary: The Par Saver

Three Days and Two Nights on the Outer Banks The region known as the Outer Banks is home to the morning drive. You wake up early, eat a hearty meal at one of the multitude of breakfast nooks around town, hop into your car and head to the first tee. But this is not where […]