Best Greens Complexes

Last ranked in April 2020, which courses in the state, by region, have the best greens complexes? Factors include design, variety, conditioning and bunkering.


  1. Mountaintop Golf and Lake Club, Cashiers
  2. Grandfather Golf and Country Club, Linville
  3. Elk River Club, Banner Elk
  4. Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville
  5. Lake Toxaway Country Club, Lake Toxaway

Charlotte Metro

  1. Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte
  2. Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte
  3. The Peninsula Club, Cornelius
  4. Trump National Golf Club, Mooresville
  5. Ballantyne Country Club, Charlotte

Piedmont Triad

  1. Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro
  2. Old Town Club, Winston-Salem
  3. Forsyth Country Club, Winston-Salem
  4. Greensboro Country Club, Greensboro
  5. Starmount Forest Country Club, Greensboro


  1. Raleigh Country Club, Raleigh
  2. Old Chatham Golf Club, Durham
  3. MacGregor Downs Country Club, Cary
  4. Prestonwood Country Club (Highlands), Raleigh
  5. Hope Valley Country Club, Durham


  1. Pinehurst No. 2, Pinehurst
  2. Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, Southern Pines
  3. Pinehurst No. 4, Pinehurst
  4. Country Club of North Carolina (Cardinal), Pinehurst
  5. Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club, Southern Pines


  1. River Landing (River), Wallace
  2. Cutter Creek Golf Club, Snow Hill
  3. River Landing (Landing), Wallace
  4. Benvenue Country Club, Rocky Mount
  5. Greenville Country Club, Greenville


  1. Eagle Point Golf Club, Wilmington
  2. Country Club of Landfall (Nicklaus), Wilmington
  3. Cape Fear Country Club, Wilmington
  4. Country Club of Landfall (Dye), Wilmington
  5. Bald Head Island Club, Bald Head Island

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