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Sea Trail Plantation Golf

About Sea Trail Plantation’s Golf Facilities

Sea Trail Plantation is a golfer’s dream – with three unique, award winning golf courses to experience, you’ll find yourself never wanting to leave home! Each course was designed by a different golf course architect to ensure that each offered a challenging, approachable, and unique golf experience.

When you’re not on the fairways, Sea Trail Plantation residents are welcome in either of the two full-service clubhouses, which both feature fully-stocked golf pro shops, lounges, and dining. If you want to get some practice in before booking a tee time, Sea Trail Plantation has the following practice facilities for resident golfers:

  • Driving range (illuminated)
  • Two practice putting greens
  • Practice green for chipping and bunker practice
  • Private or group golf lessons
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Dan Maples Golf Course

Holes: 18
Par: 72
Walking Allowed: No
Spikes: Soft
Greens: A1/A4 blended Bentgrass
Year Opened: 1986

The Maples Course is a traditional southern course framed by twisted ancient oaks and tall Carolina pines. The medium-length, accuracy-demanding course features five holes that wind along the scenic Calabash Creek, with elaborate landscaping, undulating greens and refurbished bunkers. Still regarded as one of Maples’ finest, this is a beautiful par 72 course, with A1/A4 blended Bent grass greens. The course is also peppered with numerous waste bunkers, one of which extends the full length of a fairway.

Dan Maples Golf Course -Sea Trail Plantation

Rees Jones Golf Course

Holes: 18
Par: 72
Walking Allowed: No
Spikes: Soft
Greens: Bentgrass
Year Opened: 1990

The Jones Course is a straightforward layout featuring generous mounded fairways bordered by scenic lakes and towering trees. A perennial favorite among residents and guests, this course is an extraordinary golf experience for players of all skill levels. Wide fairways and large mounds are surrounded by water, with water coming into play on 11 holes of the Par 72 championship course. In addition to water hazards, the many pot and large expanse bunkers make for a delightfully challenging game of golf. This spectacular course measures 6,761 yards from the blue tees; 6,334 yards from the white tees; 5,716 from the gold tees; and 4,912 yards from the red tees.

Rees Jones Golf Course - Sea Trail Plantation

Willard Byrd Golf Course

Holes: 18
Par: 72
Walking Allowed: No
Spikes: Soft
Greens: Champions Bermuda
Year Opened: 1990

The Willard Byrd Course requires a distinctively different approach thanks to a constricting tree line, challenging greenside bunkering system, and lakes ranging from 14-20 acres. Strategically placed tee shots are essential for successful play on Byrd’s newly renovated undulating greens of Champions Bermuda. A picturesque and scenic 18th hole between two beautiful ponds finishes the course at the Jones-Byrd Clubhouse. The course measures 6750 yards from the blue tees; 6,251 yards from the white tees; 5,561 yards from the gold tees; and 4,697 yards from the red tees.

Willard Byrd Golf Course

Sea Trail Planataion Golf Accolades & Awards

Not only does Sea Trail Plantation offer three unique golf courses, but each course has been recognized by industry leaders and publications for their design, playability, and experience offered. Sea Trail Plantation golf courses have won the following awards:

  • Golf Digest – Top 100 Best Courses in Myrtle Beach 2004-2009, in North Carolina 2006
  • Golf Digest – Dan Maples, Rees Jones, and Willard Byrd Rated Four Stars
  • Golf Digest – 60 Favorites of Myrtle Beach 2009
  • Golf Magazine – Top 20 Best Courses in North Carolina – Rees Jones Golf Course 2008
  • NC Magazine – Best Conditioned Course 2005 (Maples ranked 5th in Coastal Region)
  • NC Magazine – Best Courses to Walk 2005 (Maples ranked 4th in Coastal Region)
  • NC Magazine – Best Short Par 4s 2005 (Jones hole #10 ranked 3rd in Coastal Region)
  • Business N.C. – Top 10 Along the N.C. Coast 2006, Jones Course
  • Business N.C. – Top 100 Along the N.C. Coast – Maples Course
  • Golfweek – Best Resort Courses of Distinction 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Golfweek – Best Residential Courses of Distinction 2006, 2007
  • Golfweek – Best Resort Courses of Distinction 2009
  • U.S. Open Qualifier Course – Jones Course 2006
  • Zagat’s Survey – America’s Best for 2007/2008, 2008/2009
  • Brunswick Beacon – Reader’s Choice Award for Best Golf Courses 2008
  • Brunswick County Parade of Homes – 2008 Diamond Award winner
  • North Carolina Golf Panel – Top 100 Golf Courses Along the Coast 2008