Father’s Day is quickly approaching. Since you live in North Carolina, one of the best states for golf in America, and most dad’s love golf… Here's are a few of the best public and semi-private courses in the Raleigh area. The Triangle’s top three universities offer public access to beautiful and challenging courses of the caliber usually reserved for private clubs.
Finley Golf Course at UNC
Located just south of campus in Chapel Hill. Greens fees range from $30-$82 depending on day of the week and time of play. Great deals are available for weekday and twilight tee times.
Duke Golf Club/ Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club
This rolling golf course, located on the Duke campus, travels into and around the Duke Forrest. Meet after the game at the Washington Duke Inn. This is a Robert Trent Jones course. Triangle residents receive special rates.
Lonnie Pool Golf Course at NC State University
An Arnold Palmer designed course with great views of the Raleigh Skyline and NC State's Centennial Campus.
The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club
This semi-private club has won a number of awards including Golf Week’s "One of America's 100 Best Residential Golf Courses." Winner buys lunch or dinner at the Grille after the game.
Falls Village Golf Course
This Raleigh course give the feeling of playing in the great outdoors with no one else around.