Best Pinehurst Courses For 10+ Handicappers
Longleaf Golf and Country Club
Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Southern Pines, North Carolina, is a great course to play for golfers with handicap higher than 10. Longleaf plays at 6,600 yards from the championship tees and a more reasonable 6,000 yards from the mens' tees. Golfers do not feel like they have to overpower every shot on this course, and the fairways will hold shots. Tree-lined fairways give golfers a solid guideline of where they need to put their drives and fairway shots. The greens are tough but fair.
Longleaf Golf and Country Club, 10 North Knoll Drive, Southern Pines, NC 28387 (910) 692-6100
Little River Golf and Resort
The Little River Golf and Resort in Carthage, North Carolina, is one of those courses that a golfer comes to and instinctively knows that a good round is a distinct possibility. Little River would not be classified as easy, but it does have very wide fairways that are open and will hold most shots. The 6,939-yard, par 72 course gives a golfer a chance to make recovery shots and know that the greens are not as harsh as many others in the area.
Little River Golf and Resort, 500 Little River Farm Blvd, Carthage, NC 28327 (910) 949-4600
Beacon Ridge Golf and Country Club
Beacon Ridge Golf and Country Club in West End, North Carolina, is a tough and demanding 6,414-yard course that calls for accurate play and requires excellent putting skills. High handicappers will not feel intimidated because there are only two par 5 holes on the course. There are many bunkers and water hazards that come into play on every hole.
Beacon Ridge Golf and Country Club, 6000 Longleaf Drive, West End, NC 27376 (910) 673-2950