5 Perfect Spring Golf Getaways in Currituck County

currituck-golfThere’s nothing like golfing on the Outer Banks surrounded by the natural beauty of Currituck. Over half of the golf courses on the Outer Banks are in Currituck County and a few boast views of the Currituck Sound. As temperatures begin to warm, spring is a great time to break out the clubs. Most courses offer great rates between March and early June before the summer rush. Beautiful weather and small crowds means spring is the perfect time to book your Outer Banks golf getaway and work on your golf game.

The Carolina Club: You’ll find a par 3 island green on this nearly 7,000 yard par 72 course. Applauded and awarded as a favorite among locals, the course offers five tees for varying skill levels. USGA rated the Carolina Club as having some of the finest putting surfaces in the Southeastern U.S.

Public course

Number of holes: 18

Yards: 6,952

Par: 72

Location: 127 Carolina Club Drive

Grandy, North Carolina 27939

(252) 453-3588

The Currituck Club: This aesthetically pleasing course was rated by Golf Magazine as one of the “10 Best New Places You Can Play,” and was recognized as one of the top “25 Courses in North Carolina” by Golf Digest. The championship course is a beautiful balance of fairness and challenge. Located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, its design showcases the terrain from sand dunes to maritime forest as it runs along the water.\

Semi-Private course

Number of holes: 18

Yards: 6,885

Par: 72

Location: 620 Currituck Clubhouse Drive

Corolla, North Carolina 27927

(888) 453-9400

The Golf Club at Eagle Creek: Created with players of all skill levels in mind, this course offers both a challenge and the pure fun of golf! This course is located just off Highway 168 near the Virginia/North Carolina border.

Public course

Number of holes: 18

Yards: 6,716

Par: 72

Location: 109 Greenview Road

Moyock, North Carolina 27958

(252) 232-9901

Kilmarlic Golf Club and Clubhouse: The 2004 and 2009 North Carolina Open took place on these generous fairways that lie under oak canopies. The Kilmarlic Golf Club’s design integrates the natural acres of coastal water into an award-winning course stretching throughout 605 acres of maritime forest and wetlands. As a bonus, there’s a chance you’ll see wild turkey, deer, otters and other animals because 300 of those acres are a designated nature preserve. Check the courses’ website for several spring stay-and-play packages.

Public/Private course

Number of holes: 18

Yards: 6,550

Par: 72

Location: 215 West Side Lane

Powells Point, North Carolina 27966

(252) 491-4220

The Pointe Golf Club: Awarded ‘Best Golf Course” in the 2014 “Best of the Beach” contest, it’s not just a player-friendly course with Bermuda fairways and A-1 bentgrass greens. The Pointe also boasts one of the area’s best practice facilities with a full driving range, chipping greens, bunker and a practice putting green.

Public course

Number of holes: 18

Yards:

Par: 71

Location: 308 Pointe Golf Club Dr.

Powells Point, NC 27966

(252) 491-8388

Lodging: With many courses located just minutes from the Currituck Sound and the beaches of the Outer Banks, finding a place to stay couldn’t be easier with everything from beachside hotels to waterfront vacation rental homes.

Packages:  Many of the area golf courses offer stay-and-play spring packages that make planning a trip hard to resist. For instance, the Kilmarlic Golf Club offer both weekday and weekend specials with lodging at their cottage near the first tee, practice area, and clubhouse. Check out OBX Golf Travel for deals, planner guides and help booking your trip so you can spend more time practicing your swing.

 

Weather:

Average temperature by month:

LOW- March 42.7

April 50.6

May 58.9

HIGH- March 60.8

April 69.4

May 76.2

Average precipitation (in inches) by month:

March 4.3

April 3.2

May 4.3

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