Located four miles north of downtown Wilmington and just west of Figure Eight Island is where you’ll find Porters Neck; tucked peacefully along the Intracoastal Waterway. There are several prominent gated communities, as well as homes available along the waterfront areas.
Nestled amid the countryside, cities, and beaches of the areas surrounding Porters Neck are some of the best golf courses in the state of North Carolina.
Eagle Point Golf Course was named one of Golf Digest’s top 100 American links, and one visit will tell you why. Designed by renowned golf architect Tom Fazio in the late 1990s, the course itself is 7,259 yards surrounded by sabal palms, live oak trees, and the beautiful waters of Wilmington.
Tom Fazio also designed the Porters Neck Country Club course. The course is 18 holes and par 72 amid the Porters Neck homes and community of rolling hills. Porters Neck was awarded the title of #1 Coastal Golf Course in North Carolina by Golf Digest, making it another must see course. The course also offers professional staff who can offer training and tips, as well as social events, tournaments, clinics and lessons for all ages and levels.
Cape Fear National is another picturesque golf course near the Porters Neck community. Cape Fear has been the recipient of multiple awards including Top 10 Best Courses You Can Play in NC 2011-2012, Best Residential List 2011-2014, Best New Courses 2010, and #11 Best Courses You Can Play in NC 2013-2015 by Golfweek and Golf Magazine named Cape Fear National Top 10 Best New Courses 2010.
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