With several golf courses in the area, the greater Topsail area is the perfect place to spend a day golfing any time of the year.  

There are seven courses in the Topsail area and all are open to the public with the exception of Eagle’s Point at Porters Neck. It is recommended to call for tee times. 

Belvedere Country Club is located at 2368 Country Club Drive in Hampstead, one mile north of Olde Point. This course offers 18 holes designed by Russell Burney and has four available tees. There is also a full service restaurant and bar and lounge in the club house with a new deck overlooking the course. A practice driving range, putting green and chipping facility are also available. Call 270-2703 for information and tee times. 

Nearby is Olde Point Golf and Country Club located just east of Hwy 17 on Country Club Drive . This course was designed by Jerry Porter and he incorporated rolling terrain, wooded areas, many lakes and ponds, and natural streams on this beautiful scenic course. A driving range and putting and chipping facility are available for practice. Food and beverage are available at the snack bar in the pro shop. Call 270-2403 for information and tee times. 

Topsail Greens Golf Course is located five miles north of downtown Hampstead, just off Hwy 17. It was originally designed by Russell Burney and has recently been extensively redesigned. This 18 Hole 6,300 yard course has elevated greens, numerous trees, and water hazards. The mostly level terrain has very narrow fairways that are covered with Bermuda turf. Topsail offers a large diving range putting facility, and senior discounts. Food and beverage are available at the snack bar. Call 270-2883 for information and tee times. 

Castle Bay Golf and Country Club is the newest of the area courses and is located just off Hwy 17 on Hoover Road near downtown Hampstead. This is a championship, par 72, authentic Scottish Links course with rolling terrain, protected wetlands, native plants, and grasses, as well as several man-made lakes. Full driving range, practice putting, and chipping facility, and fully equipped pro shop are available. Call 270-1978 for information and tee times. The King’s Table at Castle Bay is open for lunch and dinner.

Porters Neck Plantation Golf and Country Club is located off Hwy 17 via Porters Neck Road , just 10 miles south of Hampstead. This 18 hole course designed by Tom Fazio was recently renovated. It is primarily flat, but with its numerous trees, many bunkers, and water hazards. Call 686-1177 for information and tee times. 

North Shore Golf and Country Club is Located on Hwy 210 near Topsail Beach and Sneads Ferry. This 18 hole course was designed by Bob Moore. It has challenging long holes, water hazards, and numerous bunkers to make interesting and competitive play. This course is one of the Coastal Carolina Golf Courses rated four star by the Golf Digest. A driving range and practice putting facility are available. The bar and restaurant are open for food and beverage. Call 327-2410 for tee times and information.

Bear Trail Golf Club about 25+ miles north of Surf City and is a short distance off of Route 50. It is an 18-hole Rusty Simmons (Simmons Golf Designs - Orlando) and Gene Daniel (Blackwater Golf) design opened in 2007. Mainly level with fairly wide landing areas, the course has a number of water hazards. Includes driving range and putting green. Call (910) 346-8160 for tee times or www.beartrailgolf.com for information.