A Hunger for Golf … and From It

I used to think wild horses couldn’t drag me away from the golf course. Or the sight and sounds of the ocean. Though that’s never been the case with the burning hunger a round of golf can produce. But things have changed. As a devoted visitor to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, it didn’t [...]

Morning and Afternoon Dining Delights

First Off the Tee For those planning an early day on the links at the Currituck Club, you may want to start your day by “ducking” into Duck Donuts. Founded in 2006 in Duck and expanded across the country, the shop was the first to provide customizable, made-to-order doughnuts to the folks along OBX. With [...]

After Golf Eats and Sweets

True Apres Golf The main course, off the course of course, is the one you hope to consume sometime during the dinner hour. For golfers, the dinner hour can be a fluctuating block of time in the evening – most likely the one closest to the moment the last putt has been holed. “Hats off, [...]

Going the Xtra Mile

“OB” is never considered a desirable golf destination among golfers. But tag an X on the end of it and out of bounds quickly turns into a more favorable and much more treasured journey’s end. That’s because “OBX” in the world of golf stands for the Outer Banks of North Carolina – a name that […]

Wide Open Spaces

Outer Banks Ranked Among Top Spots for Social Spacing In 2020 Forbes.com recently ranked the Outer Banks as No. 1 among The 20 Top Places Americans Are Dreaming About Right Now, and Cape Hatteras was just ranked a Top Ten Beach In The U.S. by Dr. Beach. The Outer Banks checks off a lot of boxes for golfers planning […]

From the Tour to the Shore

“One guy wanted to name his cottage on his own, to have it named after (two-time U.S. Open Champion) Curtis Strange. I said Curtis never won The Masters (he finished second in 1985) and besides, you probably don’t want to name it the ‘Strange Cottage.’” Kilmarlic Director of Golf Bryan Sullivan The life of a [...]

OBX Courses Ranked Among NC’s Best

Three OBX Golf Courses Ranked Top 35 in Prestigious Rankings The most authoritative statewide source of golf course rankings in a state that arguably has some of the nation’s best courses has spoken for the 25th year … and the Outer Banks again sports a collection of top-shelf golf experiences in 2020. According to the [...]

Offshore Rising

Legends live on down “Historic Albemarle Highway,” especially the sections of the northeastern North Carolina tour route that invite you into and through its famed Outer Banks. But while the wild-and-ancient horses of Corolla and the Kitty Hawk dunes off which the Wright Brothers recorded man’s first flight garner much of the fascination near the […]

Golf Lovers Paradise

Sometimes you have just got to get away to see what you have – or don’t have – at home. This is what seems to have happened for director of golf Bryan Sullivan who has come up with several of the innovative brainstorms for Kilmarlic Golf Club located in Powells Point – the first and […]

10 Reasons to Take A Fall Golf Trip to the Outer Banks

Golf around North Carolina’s storied Outer Banks represents an outstanding selection of fun and affordable yet quality golf courses — along with eclectic accommodations and a plethora of off-course activities that have transformed the Outer Banks into a mini-Mecca sportsman’s paradise. Here are 10 “shore” things that make the OBX a perfect destination for a […]