Raleigh Golf Courses

The StateView Hotel is located just minutes from top Raleigh golf courses, including the Lonnie Poole Golf Course designed by the famed Arnold Palmer. Many Raleigh golf courses were designed around the existing landscape, meaning a round of golf at one of these courses treats golfers to a gamified tour of the city’s natural scenery to complement their game. From novice to professional, we’ve created a list of golf courses in Raleigh NC that are sure to please any golfer.

Golf Courses in Raleigh NC

Lonnie Poole Golf Course

1509 Main Campus Dr. | 0.2 miles from The StateView Hotel

One of the most popular and recognizable Raleigh golf courses is the Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC State University. Lonnie Pool Golf Course is the only collegiate golf course in the world designed by golf legend Arnold Palmer. The course was designed to complement and protect the natural structure of the area, using features already existing in the landscape as the primary inspiration for the course’s layout. 

Lonnie Poole Golf Course - one of the best Raleigh golf courses

Wildwood Green Golf Club

3000 Ballybunion Way | 13 miles from The StateView Hotel

Originally established in 1986, Wildwood Green Golf Club is an ideal course for Raleigh golfers who simply enjoy the game or want to hone their golf skills. The rolling greens and wooded areas create a peaceful golf game, with Champion Bermuda Grass greens that opened in 2017. Wildwood Green Golf Club consists of eight tees for golfers of all skill levels. 

Eagle Ridge Golf Club

565 Competition Rd. | 9.3 miles from The StateView Hotel

Just a ten minute drive from downtown Raleigh, Eagle Ridge is a Raleigh golf course that can be enjoyed by all levels of golfers. For over two decades, Eagle Ridge has provided a fun and challenging par 71 course set in rolling wooded terrain. Eagle Ridge was designed by US Open Champion Tom Kite. 

Wendell Country Club

180 Jake May Dr. | 21 miles from The StateView Hotel

This Raleigh golf course is open year round thanks to the area’s mild winters. Wendell Country Club is one of Raleigh’s public golf courses, offering great Raleigh golf with a touch of Southern charm. The greens are hailed as “true and fast” with a fun course design that makes every round different. The course at Wendell Country Club is carpeted with Champion Ultradwarf Bermuda greens established in 2018. 

Hedingham Golf Club

4801 Harbour Towne Dr. | 12 miles from The StateView Hotel

This 18-hole Raleigh golf course is a leisurely course designed by internationally renowned golf architect David Postlethwait. Hedingham in Raleigh features a diverse landscape complete with ponds, lakes, sculpted sand traps, lightly rolling fairways, and lush emerald greens. This course winds through the Hedingham Community and Neuse River area, offering a range of challenges for golfers to engage with. 

Lochmere Golf Club

2511 Kildaire Farm Rd. | 7.7 miles from The StateView Hotel

Lochmere Golf Club is a semi-private golf course near Raleigh, NC. This par 71 course utilizes mini verde bermuda and standard bermuda grasses on the greens and fairways. Lochmere was designed by Gene Hamm and opened in 1985, making it a long-standing institution in the Raleigh golf community. 

Raleigh Golf Association

1527 Tryon Rd. | 4 miles from The StateView Hotel

The Raleigh Golf Association is home to 27 picturesque holes, catering to both public access and private rounds. 18 holes on the Raleigh Golf Association’s course are open to the public, with 9 reserved for stockholders, members, leagues, and tournaments. As a “walker-friendly” course, the distances between greens and tees are kept to a minimum to ensure a smooth and seamless golf experience that prioritizes playtime. 

River Ridge Golf Club

3224 Auburn Knightdale Rd. | 11 miles from The StateView Hotel

River Ridge is a Raleigh golf course said to house some of the most varied terrain and thoughtfully-crafted holes in The Triangle. River Ridge is cut from its native surroundings, using the ravines and rolling hills of the nearby Neuse River as cornerstones for the course’s design. Designed by Chuck Smith, this par 72 course is perfect for improving both the physical and mental aspects of your golf game. 

Topgolf Raleigh-Durham

6901 Play Golf Way, Raleigh | 16 miles from The StateView Hotel 

Enjoy year-round comfort while you sharpen your golf game at one of TopGolf Raleigh’s all-weather bays. Bring your own clubs or borrow from Topgolf – either way, the high tech golf balls will keep score for you so you can focus on hitting those targets. Topgolf Raleigh is home to a sports bar and restaurant, offers free wifi, and even features a rooftop terrace with fire pits. 

A Top Raleigh Hotel Near Lonnie Poole Golf Course

Located conveniently near a variety of Raleigh golf courses, (including the Lonnie Poole Golf Course just across the street) The StateView Hotel is the perfect home base for your next Raleigh golf adventure. After a challenging round, sink into your plush StateView Hotel bed and catch up on some much-needed rest! 

Offering a blend of luxury and convenience, The StateView Hotel combines modern amenities and comfortable rooms with ease of access to top Raleigh destinations. Book your next golf getaway to The City of Oaks today.