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Sea Trail Plantation - Maples Course

211 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
800-546-5748, 910-287-1100
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Ranked #12 of 13 Attractions in Sunset Beach
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Description: Nominated among the "Best New Resort Courses in America" by Golf Digest, this Dan Maples-designed course measures 6,751 yards from the back tees.
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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Nothing outstanding but the price was right and can recommend this course because they are not crowded. Enjoy

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

For the most part this course is laid out well. Holes #1,7 & 13 are somewhat quirky-short, severe dogleg and just plain unusual. Course has great par 5's and two par 4's over 400 yards from the white tees. Conditions could be improved with some tender loving care; tress, fairways and roughs especially. Greens putted at a consistent speed. A... More

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Sunset Beach, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Dan Maples did an excellent job in laying out this course. Like the Byrd and Jones, plenty of wildlife to photograph. Tricky par 3's.

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Mountaintop PA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Played here as part of my golf trip on Sept 30 2013. Course was in terrible shape. We played four other courses in the area including the Byrd Course on the same property. The greens were a mess, There was cut grass everywhere and it was poorly manicured. It was like playing a beat up muni course that you pay... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Played here on July 16, 2013. Greens were mowed very long and slow slow slow. The staff told us they were "stressed" which does not make sense sense given the cool summer we've had so far. When repairing divots, the grass just came right up - almost no root system. Overall a nice layout and fun to play but the... More

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

My husband made a hole in one on the 5th hole. First time ever! The course was well maintained and he enjoyed playing there.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We found the course to be in very nice shape today. The price was right at $35 a person plus 3 cans of food. We have never been offered that special before but it was a great deal. The staff was friendly and helpful. The course was very busy, but we were still able to play in 4 hours. We... More

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Anchorage, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is a really fun course to play. Tough enough to feel like a great accomplishment but open enough to not be painful to play. Everyone should try it. You'll come back, for sure.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Played this course today for $25...and sadly that was too much money. The layout is actually pretty decent but the course is in terrible condition. It seems like there has been little to no maintenance recently. The greens and fairways were not too bad but everything else was dried up, there was no grass around the tee boxes(or even on... More

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Independence, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

My husband, teen granddaughter and I golfed The Maples July 22, 2010. The greens were in such bad shape, we couldn't even putt. They even had weeds, yes weeds, growing on the greens plus holes and completely dry spots. It was impossible to putt. Plus the cost was $42!! What a waste, when there are so many nice courses around.

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