Carolina Club, The

120 Grandy Rd, Grandy, North Carolina, 27939
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
252-453-3588
Architect: Russell Breeden (51)
                       Bob Moore (6)
                      
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About Carolina Club, The

Carolina Club, The, is a Public, 18 hole golf course located in Grandy, North Carolina. The Carolina Club is one of the "Locals' Choice" for great golf on the Outer Banks.

The Carolina Club golf course first opened for play in 1998. The course was designed by Russell Breeden and Bob Moore.

The Carolina Club golf course was built on flat terrain, but the fairways do feature some slight mounding and contour. The layout winds through wetlands and wooded areas. It plays tighter than it looks, with strong winds periodically coming into play. The signature hole is #7, a 166-yard, par 3, featuring a challenging island green. Five sets of tees allow you to match your game to the challenge. Strong ocean breezes will have you reaching for every club in your bag!

The Carolina Club golf course measures 6,952 yards from the tips for course rating of 73.7 and a slope rating of 128. Par for The Carolina Club golf course is 72.

This course has been ranked 2 times
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Eldersburg, MD

$76 (cart included), played on Monday, June 2011 at 6am

Played here 6-20-11 during our OBX vacation week. This course is very nice, and is a partner with The Pointe, a few miles down the road.

No elevation change to speak of, so the challenges all come with sand, water, and some moguls. Overall, the designer did well: very playable, but still with some teeth. #9 and #18, both par 5's, are terrific holes, requiring very careful assessment of risk/reward, no matter where your tee shot lands. Course has 5 par 3's and 5 par 5's, so the birdie opportunities are there.

Prices are high, as it is a resort area. Move this layout about 50 miles west and the price would drop in half. However, there is a "combined" rate for Carolina and The Pointe whch saves at least a few bucks. This course is one of about six playable and affordable courses in the Outer Banks area, and ranks with the better ones at this price tier.

My recommendations are here, The Pointe, Nags Head Links, Sea Scape, and Duck Woods. The Currituck Club is way too pricey ($165 weekdays) for the product, and I have not yet played Kilmarlic. Stay clear of Goose Creek in Grandy: it's a dog trsck. Enjoy the re$ort prices!!

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 014526
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Virginia Beach, VA

$41 (cart included), played on Sunday, May 2010 at 8am

This is a really nice course that is one of two which are owned by the United Turf Company so the condition of the course is very good....they know how to grow grass. The course has a nice layout and is challenging but fair. Many of the greens are domed which makes going for pins placed on the perimeter a risky choice.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 010091
4.0/5
Based on 2 reviews
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