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Tee Up A Fun Time at These Top Places to Golf in Raleigh


From the zero-handicapper to the casual putter, Raleigh’s golf courses offer something for every preference and skill level. Challenge yourself or friends to beat par on a PGA course or play a round through 18 holes of gorgeous scenery. When the green is calling you, the City of Oaks’ golf courses have the answer. We’ve got you covered for where to golf in Raleigh.


Brier Creek Country Club

Relaxed and private, Brier Creek has an 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature golf course. Pick up signature golf equipment and apparel in the shop before hitting the green. If you’re a newbie or looking to take your game to the next level, private instruction is available. The course is not open to the public, but membership comes with a number of posh benefits including access to the modern swim and tennis complex. The banquet hall holds up to 360 guests, making it a popular venue for weddings.


Lonnie Poole Golf Course

Lonnie Poole Golf Course is a popular public Raleigh golf course located on the Centennial Campus of NC State University. Designed by Arnold Palmer, the course is ideal for golfers of all skill levels, and it also poses a challenge to low handicap players. Take in breathtaking views of the Raleigh skyline and enjoy a post-game meal or refreshment from the restaurant or firepit patio. Improve your game with the help of private instruction and group clinics. Purchase the Annual Plan to receive unlimited access to golf, ten-day advanced tee time reservations, discounts on merchandise and other great benefits.


Raleigh Country Club

Raleigh Country Club is a private golf club in Raleigh with an 18-hole course designed by legendary architect Donald Ross. Each hole presents a different problem for golfers of all skill levels. The scenic fairways make it a popular place to play golf in Raleigh for tournaments and social events, such as the Men’s Friday Afternoon Gangsome and Ladies Nine and Dine on Wednesdays. Practice your swing in the 15-acre practice facility or get in a quick warm-up on the small putting green next to the first tee.


River Ridge Golf Club

Spend the day at one of the most unique places to play golf in Raleigh, River Ridge Golf Club. The course was designed by Chuck Smith, who built six par-4s and an 18th hole par-5 into the Neuse River-carved landscape. The club offers several tournament and outing packages and is open to both members and nonmembers, just be sure to book your tee time in advance!


Triangle Golf Complex

Take a more laid-back approach to golf at Triangle Golf Complex. The full-service driving range includes 33 practice bays and offers plenty of clinics and individual sessions to help you improve your game. Looking for a fun time but still serious about refining your drive? The friendly staff can diagnose your swing and tailor drills to your specific needs.


North Ridge Country Club

The Best Places to Play Golf in Raleigh


Let your cares melt away at North Ridge Country Club. The private, members-only golf and country club features 400 acres of rolling, wooded terrain. The club includes two 18-hole golf courses named Lakes and Oaks that were designed by Gene Hamm and George Cobb. Both courses have slope ratings from 138 to 97 and are made for the low handicap player as well as the beginner. Become a club member and you’ll gain access to the 70,000 square foot clubhouse, fitness center, tennis courts, pool and swim facilities and free cart and bag storage.


401 Par Golf

Head to 401 Par Golf for a quick, no-frills game of golf in Raleigh. The driving range is lit late into the evening so you can continue practicing well past dark. Members can enjoy unlimited driving range privileges, short game classes and mini golf. If you want lessons, instructors from Mike Sullivan Golf School are on hand to help you boost your skills with Short Game Classes and Supervised Practice Sessions.


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