Thistle Golf Club

Thistle Golf Club

Address: 1815 Olde Thistle Club Rd.,  Sunset Beach, NC 28468

Phone: 1-800-571-6710, (910) 444-2500

Excellence. Pride. Tradition.
These are the hallmarks of Thistle Golf Club, the award-winning golf community in the beautiful Brunswick Islands of North Carolina. Inspired by the original Thistle Club of Scotland, circa 1815, Thistle Golf Club is home to a 27-hole links-style golf course with stacked-sod bunkers, rolling fairways, flawless TifEagle Bermuda greens, and majestic clubhouse with a genuine Old World atmosphere. From the imported Scottish bar to the amazing displays of historic documents and golf collectibles, Thistle Golf Club has been created with a passion and respect for the game and the people who play it. Their uncompromising attention to detail rewards guests and residents alike. Awarded 4½ stars by Golf Digest, Thistle has also has been ranked among the top courses in the Carolinas.
Visit soon and share the golf experience that is uniquely Thistle.


  • Type of Green: Bermuda
  • Practice Range: Yes
  • Carts Mandatory: Yes
  • Packages: Yes
  • Holes: 27
  • Course Par: S/C: 71; C/M: 72; M/S: 72
  • Course Rating: S/C: 70.8; C/M: 72.2; M/S: 71.6
  • Yardage: S/C: 6373; CM: 6616; M/S: 6494
  • Course Slope: S/C: 132; C/M: 131; M/S: 133
  • Course Architect: Tim Cate