While visiting Charlotte, North Carolina, be sure to check out some of the best golf courses in and around the city for some fresh air and green space.
Charlotte, North Carolina has much to offer the traveler and vacationer in its southern cosmopolitan city. There are grand luxury hotels and all sorts of gourmet cuisine. If you like to golf, take a look at some of the top golf courses in and around the city. This is an added extra boost to Charlotte, North Carolina, and a way to get in some healthy exercise and see some green. Here are five of the best golf courses in Charlotte.
Ballantyne Resort Golf Club
This course is an 18 hole course with a Par 71. Its length is Championship at 6735 yards. This course has received much acclaim and often is voted the best course in Charlotte by various magazines and newspapers. Ballantyne also has lodging and several packages and opened in 1998. It is open year-round. This state of the art venue has it all.
Ballantyne Resort Golf Club, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway; Charlotte NC 28277; 704-248-4383; 866-248-4824
Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation
This course is an 18 hole Championship-length course at 6900 yards with a Par 72. It was designed by architect Tom Jackson and was opened in 1997. There is a golf club, shop, and dining. Olde Sycamore can be booked for special events and is a popular wedding venue in Charlotte. Olde Sycamore is open year-round.
Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation, 7500 Old Sycamore Drive; Charlotte NC 28227; 704-573-1000
Sunset Hills Golf Course
The Sunset Hills course is an 18 hole Championship-length course at 6172 yards and is a Par 71 course. It was designed by architect Brooks Frazier and is open year-round. The high season is from April to August. Sunset Hills opened in 1955. This is a public golf course owned by the city of Charlotte. It also contains a 9-hole learning course along a 40-acre wooded tract where all nine holes are Par 3. This is a wonderful, economical course in Charlotte and is open to the public.
The Tradition Golf
The Tradition is an 18 hole golf course with a Par 72. It is Championship Length at 7054 yards. It was designed by architect John Cassell and opened in 1997. The Tradition is open year-round, with a high season from April through November. There is a golf club, pro shop, and a restaurant, The Grill at Tradition. Corporate ad dues-paying memberships are available. The Tradition can also host events, and provides catering. The venue offers web specials and specials for seniors. Juniors play free on weekend afternoons with a paying adult.
The Tradition, 3800 Prosperity Church Road; Charlotte NC 28269; 704-549-9400
Highland Creek Golf Club
This golf course is a Championship-length course at 7008 yards and is a Par 72. The Highland Creek Golf Club opened in 1993. The architects of the course were Clifton, Ezell, and Clifton. Highland Creek is open year-round, with the high season being from March through November. Highland Creek also hosts tournaments, has junior golf camps, and is the location of many weddings and events. They offer web specials via the website and have a small restaurant, The Players Grille. There are a golf shop and a practice facility.
Highland Creek Golf Club, 7001 Highland Creek Parkway; Charlotte, NC 28269; 704-875-9000