North Carolina is known for its world-class golf courses, and New Bern is no different. The scenic backdrop of eastern North Carolina is a breathtaking stage for any game. A mild climate throughout the year means that most courses are open year-round. We offer courses designed by some of the greats in golf history, including Jack Nicklaus, Bill Love, and Rees Jones. Youre invited to come play and find out firsthand what the area has to offer.
AREA GOLF COURSES (PUBLIC)
Carolina Colours Golf Club
3300 Waterscape Way New Bern, North Carolina (252)772-7022
Description: Opened in 2010 and designed by Bill Love. Carolina Colours Golf Club
offers rolling terrain that meanders through heavily wooded areas and a beautiful golf
course community. Large undulating A1/A4 bent grass greens make the course
challenging and fun for all levels of play. Tee times can be made 7 days in advance.
Memberships are available, and public play is welcome.
Green Fees: $46 with cart seven days a week. Call the pro shop for weekly and military specials.
Yardages: Black: 7008, Blue: 6628, Green: 6406, White: 6180, Gold: 5799, Red: 4913
Facilities: Club house, pro shop, full practice facilities for members and golfers on day of play, lessons by PGA professionals, snack bar
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Carolina Pines Golf and Country Club
390 Carolina Pines Blvd. New Bern, North Carolina 28562 (252) 444-1000
Description: Semiprivate. Tee times taken two weeks in advance. Waiting list for private carts. Located eight miles from New Bern on Highway 70 East.
Greens Fees: $30/green & cart Monday-Thursday; $33/green & cart on weekends and holidays; After 2pm $5.00 off prices; Wed. Special $22.00
Special: After 12pm in Winter and 2pm in Summer - $5.00 off.
Yardage: Championship: 6270, Middle: 5845, Forward: 4766
Facilities: Clubhouse, pro shop, pool, snack bar, dining room, practice range and green.
Emerald Golf Club
5000 Clubhouse Drive New Bern, North Carolina 28560 (252) 633-4440
Description: Rees Jones-designed course. Home of the Curtis Strange Shrine Classic. Tee times taken for non-members two days in advance. No private carts are allowed.
Greens Fees: $49/cart Seven days a week.
Yardage: Championship: 6924, Back: 6123, Middle: 5441, Forward: 4813
Facilities: Full practice facilities, pro shop, pool, tennis courts, snack bar
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1885 Adams Creek Rd. Havelock, North Carolina 28532 (252) 444-4653
Description: Semiprivate. Located in Havelock.
Greens Fees: $23/cart Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; $18/cart Wednesday; $28/cart Saturday-Sunday.
Yardage: Championship: 6224, Back: 5823, Middle: 5366, Forward: 4819
Facilities: Full practice facilities, pro shop, snack bar, driving range.
Membership: $200-single/$300-family initiation fee; $55/monthly single - $65/monthly family. Free Range Balls included.
Quaker Neck Golf & Country Club
241 Country Club Drive Trenton, North Carolina 28585 (252) 224-5736
Description: Semiprivate. Open year-round. High Season: Summer. Opened 1966. 18 holes, par 72.
Yardage: Blues (6,575 yards, 71.7 rating, 126 slope); Whites (6,216 yeards, 71.7 rating, 123 slope); Gold (5,677 yards, 67.7 rating, 110 slope); Red (4,952 yards, 68.5 rating, 115 slope)
River Bend Golf & Country Club
Shoreline Drive New Bern, North Carolina 28562 (252) 638-2819
Description: Semiprivate. Located five minutes from New Bern on Highway 17 South.
Greens Fees: $38/cart on weekdays for 18 holes; $40/cart on weekends for 18 holes;
Yardage: Championship: 6500; Back: Middle: 6103; Forward: 5003
Facilities: Pro shop, snack bar, tennis, pool and lighted driving range.
Sound of Freedom Golf Course
Jackson Drive MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina 28533 (252) 466-3044
Description: Description: Open to the public (obtain pass at main gate). Open year round. Opened in 1946. Architect: George W. Cobb
Yardage: 18 holes. Par 72. Length: Blue tees/6642 yds (70.8 rating/120 slope); White tees/6250 yds (69.7 rating/117 slope); Gold tees 5864 yds (68.0 rating/114 slope); Red tees 5135 yds (70.0 rating/117 slope)
AREA GOLF COURSES (PRIVATE)
Taberna Country Club
New Bern, North Carolina 28562 (252) 514-2854 (800) 367-1278
Description: Private. Private carts are allowed. Cart paths are paved. Jack Nicklaus Design Group; Located three miles from the bridge on Highway 70 East, New Bern.
Greens Fees: Member-accompanied guest: $45.05/cart.
Yardage: Championship: 6917; Back: 6443; Middle: 6097; Forward: 5113
Facilities: Elegant clubhouse, dining room and social calendar, pro shop, tennis and pool.
Membership: $8,500 initiation fee. Memberships are available.