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CHARLOTTE TOP TEN GOLF COURSES FOR TOP DADS June 8, 2014

 

 

 

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Charlotte men and women have long enjoyed the pleasures of a fantastic game of golf on fantastic courses!

Charlotte offers many pristine private and public courses for the devoted golfer with nothing but serious intentions and many more casual courses for fun golfing excursions.

Top ten courses in the Charlotte area can be divided into public and private courses.

South Charlotte offers The Golf Club at Ballantyne as a wonderful public course serving golf enthusiasts of all skill levels. The Golf Club is a favorite PGA, 6,740 yard, par 71, championship course offering a challenging, fair course with water features. The country club setting appeals to those wanting a higher end course.

Carolina Lakes Golf Club is a newer addition to the Charlotte public golf scene. The Carolina Lakes is just minutes from the Ballantyne area in the beautiful Sun City Community. The course is a 7,024-yard, par 72-championship course. The course maintains a G2Bent Grass greens and Bermuda fairways and was nominated for Golf Digests Best New courses.

Also just minutes from Ballantyne, in the quaint town of Fort Mill is Springfield Golf Club. The 6,906-yard, par 72 public golf course is considered a beautiful course with hills, woods, and streams.

Deer Brook Golf Course is a 6,950-yard, par 72 public course in Shelby. Deer Brook is considered well worth the 40-minute drive from Charlotte, with very accommodating staff and excellent greens.

Olde Sycamore in Southeast Charlotte is a 6,965-yard, par 72, and semi private course. Nestled among beautiful Carolina pines, this is public course is one of Charlotte’s more well maintained, challenging courses. Oldesycamoregolf.com

Private courses in Charlotte are world renown! From the famous Quail Hollow to the Myers Park Country Club, the Queen City reigns in golf.

Quail Hollow, host to the Wells Fargo Championship, is the most well known of Charlotte’s premier private golf courses. Quail Hollow is a 7,114-yard, par 72 course. It is a private equity facility with “ Accompanied By Member” guest policy.

Ballantyne Country Club Golf Course is a private, member owned club. The course is designed for all skill levels 7,034 yard, and par 72. Residency within the community is not required for membership and is open to the entire Charlotte area. Ballantyneclub.com

Piper Glen Country Club is a private, non-equity course. The beautiful course, designed by Arnold Palmer is a 6,883-yard, par 72 course located in South Charlotte.

Myers Park Country Club is a traditional, private country club owned by its members. Myers Park Golf Course features a 7,120-yard, par 71 course. Considered a tight course, there are water hazards in play on five holes. A member must accompany guests.

Charlotte Country Club is located in the historic Plaza-Midwood area, just three miles from Uptown Charlotte. The golf course is 7,355yard, par71 Donald Ross course. The course is considered the oldest and most elite of all the private clubs in Charlotte. Founded in 1910 and restored in 2009, the beautiful course remains one of the most sought after memberships in Charlotte.

Charlotte’s beautiful weather only compliments the Queen City as the Southern golfers destination! We can’t help but offer Southern Charm on and off the green. This Father’s Day, treat dad to a golfing excursion under Carolina blue skies!

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CHARLOTTE WELCOMES ALL GOLF ENTHUSIASTS May 3, 2013

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Charlotte is now humming  spring’s symphonic sounds, sprinkled with just a whisper of pending summer breezes!  Included in the melodies of song birds, children giggling in backyards and the outdoor concerts of The Charlotte Symphony and local bands; is the unmistakable sound of a well-hit golf ball!

Golf is very popular in Charlotte and both private and public courses are sprinkled throughout the Charlotte area.

Some favorite private courses in Charlotte include:

Quail Hollow Club has hosted the PGA Tour in Charlotte each year for the past eleven years, during the first week in May. This prestigious event will be April 29-May 5 in 2013. Quail Hollow Country Club Course and the Clubhouse are located at 3700 Gleneagles Road in Charlotte. Quail Hollow Club has what is considered by many to be one of the finest courses in the southeastern United States. The Quail Hollow layout features numerous bunkers and tree-lined fairways to provide a truly challenging round.  The course features 7,114 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 74.9 and it has a slope rating of 139.

Piper Glen Golf Course opened in 1989 and is Arnold Palmer designed.  The course features a par 72, 6,853 yard course. Located a 4300 Piper Glenn Drive in the lovely Ballantyne area, Piper Glen is a private course.

Ballantyne Golf Course   is a member only course; located at 11120 Ballantyne Crossing Ave.
Tee times can be made up to 30 days in advance online or 10 days in advance by calling the golf pro shop. Driving range and putting greens are available to the public and guests. Located just down the road is the The Ballantyne Resort Golf is a public course offering year-round play. It is a championship PGA course located at 1000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. It is an 18-hole, par 71 course.The Ballantyne Spa and Resort offers beautiful rooms, delicious meals and luxurious spa treatments as a way to end your golf experience.

Charlotte Country Club was founded in 1910 and is located four miles east of bustling uptown Charlotte, in the historic Plaza-Midwood neighborhood. The yardage is 7,335 yards with a 75.9 rating and 146 slope. Charlotte Country Club permits up to six member-sponsored Golf Outings each year.

Carmel Country Club offers members two championship 18-hole courses on 384 acres of landscape. North and South 18-hole courses offer wonderfully different golfing experiences. The club is located at 4735 Carmel Road.

Public Courses are also located throughout South Charlotte, offering a great golfing experience for all!

Some favorite public courses in Charlotte are:

Carolina Lakes Golf Course is a public course located just minutes from the South Charlotte/Ballantyne area. Carolina Lakes Golf club is considered challenging, but fair par 72m 7,024 yard course.

Springfield Golf Club is located in Fort Mill. The Clyde Johnston design is surrounded by trees and is a hilly site. It is a 6,906 yard, par 72 course.

The Golf Links is located at 11500 Providence Road and is considered great for the bargain-hunting golfer.  The course has 6.700 yards of golf, par 71. It is a 18 hole, regulation length course.

Yes, the resounding “thwack!” of golf balls well hit is a true sound of another beautiful spring and summer in Charlotte!   And if YOU would like to live in a Charlotte Golf Course community, call us – there are plenty of wonderful properties currently FOR SALE!  704-541-2500.

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