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Cape Fear National Golf Course




Located in Brunswick Forest, Cape Fear National is a short 5.7 miles (about a 10 minute drive) south of historic downtown Wilmington on Hwy. 17.


Most people visiting Wilmington are aware of its beautiful beaches and lively downtown area but you should also know that Wilmington is home to one of the best golf courses in the state. Cape Fear National was recently named one of Golfweek Magazine’s Top 10 Best Courses You Can Play in NC (2012). This exceptional public golf course offers 18-holes of challenge for golfers of all levels. Designed by Tim Cate and opened in 2009, Cape Fear National’s layout is a unique combination of forests and wetlands. The course is 7,217 yards and winds through forests of mature oaks, cypress, maples, pines, and magnolia; featuring several waterfalls, bridges, and beaches all surrounded by native coastal grasses and wildflowers. A day spent on this award-winning course is sure to be enjoyable, no matter what your skill level.


Cape Fear National was designed by Tim Cate, a renowned golf course architect with over 20 years of experience. Cate is one of the top golf course designers in the Southeast United States; his golf courses are recognized as high standard, premium facilities.


  • 7,000-square-ft clubhouse
  • Grille and bar with indoor and outdoor dining
  • Full-service pro golf shop
  • PGA Professional staff offering instruction
  • Men’s and women’s locker rooms
  • Expansive putting green
  • Driving range with target greens


Rounds range from $45-95 depending on the day and season. Be sure to set up your tee-time in advance to reduce the cost. You can do this by visiting the Cape Fear National website or calling 910-383-3283. Memberships are not required at Cape Fear National but for people that intend to visit the course regularly, inquire about their Annual Pass Program.


Cape Fear National has received numerous awards since its opening in 2009.

Cape Fear National is an absolute must-play for both the beginner and seasoned golfer. Call 910-383-3283 for more information or to set up your tee-time.