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The Johnston County Ultimate Golf Guide

Key Takeaways:

  • Johnston County draws in thousands of golfers year-round to its variety of award-winning golf courses. 
  • Everyone knows golf is the ultimate retirement activity—and there’s no better place to live than at The Walk at East Village, where there are several courses within minutes. 
  • Want to learn more about the Triangle’s best Active Adult community? Contact The Walk today to talk to our team about retiring in style! 

The Range of Johnston County Golf Courses 

Conveniently located in Clayton of Johnston County, The Walk at East Village benefits from the surrounding area’s variety of recreational activities, including quality golf courses. Johnston County has both public and private venues to choose from. Whether you’re wanting a leisurely day on the greens or a fierce competition between buddies, you aren’t far from the perfect golf course when you live at The Walk. Here are a few of Johnston County’s must-play courses.

Country Club of Johnston County 

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A classic of Johnston County, the County Club of Johnston County opened in 1967. The 18-hole, 6,630-yard course is known for its groomed Bermuda grass fairways and greens. Seniors play discounted at this public venue on weekdays for $25—and if you’re just deciding to pick up the game to begin your retirement, the County Club offers golf lessons!  

Cardinal Country Club 

tree-lined fairways on golf course

Another public 18-hole course, Cardinal Country Club is located in Selma. Its golf course was notably designed by architect John Nubin and features beautiful tree-lined fairways. Beware—this course’s many water hazards and burdensome bunkers may have you shooting over par. 

The Neuse Golf Club 

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Located less than ten minutes down the road from The Walk, The Neuse Golf Club hits close to home for our residents. This semi-private club features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by John LaFoy. The course has earned many awards over the years, including being ranked in the top five golf courses in the state of North Carolina by Golf Digest

Reedy Creek Golf Course 

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Reedy Creek Golf Course—a long-standing course located in Four Oaks—has been welcoming golf enthusiasts since 1988. Gene Hamm designed the picturesque course set against the backdrop of rolling farmland. Named a “Must Place to Play” in North Carolina by Golf Digest, Reedy Creek’s course will test your skills and provide you with the perfect day out! 

Ready to Get Swingin’?

Exceptional golf courses are just one of the many elements that make The Walk an ideal place to live for active adults. The Clayton area has tons of outdoor spaces to explore, and there’s always something to do to stay active. Here at The Walk, we want your retirement to be full of FUN, which is why our neighborhood offers endless opportunities for entertainment. Have questions about relocating to Clayton or living at The Walk? Give us a call today to get answers to any questions you may have!    

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