Sea Island Maples

Sea Trail Maples Golf Course

The Maples course is one of three at the Sea Trail Resort. These courses have hosted the PGA Tour’s Carolina Open and the Carolina Pro Am. Each golf course is named after the person who designed it. In this case, it is Dan Maples.

The Sea Trail Maples golf course is shorter than most 18 hole courses measuring 6,384 yards from the tips. But don’t let the length fool you as the greens are undulating and medium-sized. Water hazards (lakes) can come into play on ten holes. The signature hole is #7, a 410-yard, par 4, requiring shots past trees and over water. “Golf Digest” nominated the Maples golf course as one of the most outstanding new resort golf courses in the country for 1986.


Course Pictures


Course Information

Year Built: 1985
Designer: Dan Maples
Dress Code: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK
Metal Spikes: Not Allowed
Earliest Tee Time: 7:00 AM
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Number of Sand Bunkers: 30
Water Hazards in Play: Yes
Greens Aerated: Varies
Overseeding Schedule: April/Open
Walking the Golf Course: Not Allowed
Driving Range: Yes, Hitting balls from grass
Additional Facilities: Putting Green, Sand and Chipping Area
Food Availability: Beverage cart, snack bar, restaurant
Bar: Full service bar



211 Clubhouse Rd, Sunset Beach, NC 28468 – Map it!
Phone: 910. 287. 1122


Rating & Slope

Tees Yardage Rating   Slope   Par
    Mens’ Ladies’ Mens’ Ladies’  
Blue 6384 72.0 N/A 138 N/A 72
White 5907 69.7 N/A 127 N/A 72
Gold 5503 67.7 73.1 119 134 72
Red 4674 64.7 64.7 108 117 72
Teal 3610 N/A 61.8 102 102 72
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