Kinston , NC Golf Courses

By Kevin Litwin on May 9, 2011 at 6:44 pm EST
Falling Creek Country Club in Kinston, NC

PHOTO CREDIT: Todd Bennett

Some of the best golf experiences in North Carolina can be found near Kinston, home to four challenging courses, three of which are open to the general public. These courses will challenge any level of golfer.

Falling Creek Country Club, which opened in 1967, is an 18-hole public course that stretches 6,523 yards and is a par 71 from the longest tees. Noted golf course architect Gene Hamm designed the greens. 

Kinston Country Club is a private course with a full membership priced at $1,750. Amenities include an 18-hole championship golf course along with four tennis courts with stadium lighting, an aquatics center with poolside dining, a clubhouse with large ballroom and a restaurant with a top-flight chef on staff.

Bill Fay Park Golf Course is a ninehole club with all holes par 3s and less than 150 yards in length. The public course is open all year and includes sand traps, rolling greens and a small clubhouse with food. However, the prices are the most attractive part of Bill Fay Park. Nine holes costs $2, or golfers can play all day for $4.

Cutter Creek Golf Club is carved into the rolling terrain of the countryside and features five tee boxes. Well-known architect Bob Moore designed the 18-hole public attraction, and the signature hole at Cutter Creek is No. 3. It is nicknamed “Beast of the East” because it is a par 3 that stretches a long 220 yards.

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