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Kure Beach, NC

Joe Eakes Park

Permanent course
3.65(based on 40 reviews)
5280 ft. - 5941 ft. Metric
Mostly Flat
Moderately Wooded
18 Holes
18 Baskets

Joe Eakes Park

Course conditions:

  • Unplayable
  • Bad
  • Decent
  • Good
  • Perfect

Beach trees and sand. Very challenging. Very close to the beach which means that wind is a major factor.

Designer(s): Michael Jones, Physh Richards, Wayne Porter
Year established: 2011
Multiple Tees / Pins: Yes / Yes
Par Info: 60 62
DGCR SSE: [ ? ] 48.5 51.3
Rounds Recorded / Average Score: 258 / 65 205 / 65 49 / 65
Tee Type: Plastic
Hole Type: DISCatcher
Discs lost: 3
Misc. info.:
very cart friendly


Local Directions:

I-40 East to Wilmington. In Wilmington I-40 turns into US-117/RT-132. Stay on US-117/RT-132 for 9.2 miles at which point the road will become US-421. Continue south on US-421 for another 10.1 miles to a right on Ave. K. The park will be on your left in 0.2 miles, parking is off 7th Ave.
1st tee: at the far end of the parking lot, past the baseball field and near J Ave.

Alternate route:
After you've gone through Wilmington and are on US-421… Once you come over Snow's Cut bridge on Carolina Beach Rd, make a right on Dow and follow that all the way around until it turns into K Ave. You will see Joe Eakes Park on the right. Turn right on 7th and park.

Latitude / Longitude:
33.999012, -77.910816 degree
Hole #15 Approach
Little or no elevation Hole #15 (Taken 2/2014) LeeLK
Par / Distance: 5 / 540ft. 4 / 384ft.

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