Visit North Carolina and its website, VisitNC.com, has included Tiger’s Eye Golf Links at Ocean Ridge Plantation among the state’s “Dream 18: Top-Rated North Carolina Golf Courses You Can Play.” Based on the North Carolina Golf Panel’s most-recent Top 50 Courses You Can Play listing, VisitNC.com includes Tiger’s Eye among an elite collection of courses topped by world-renowned Pinehurst No. 2 and four of its sister designs at Pinehurst Resort, and also includes the venerable designs at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club and Mid Pines Inn & Golf Club.
The North Carolina Golf Panel has also honored Tiger’s Eye with the No. 51 ranking in its 2018 course listing of North Carolina’s Top 100 Courses (public or private), matching its position for 2017 in this list as well. The Panel also ranks Tiger’s Eye at No. 13 among North Carolina’s Top 50 Courses You Can Play, and No. 7 among the state’s Coastal Region courses.
To round out the current Tiger’s Eye honor roll, Business North Carolina Magazine ranks Tiger’s Eye No. 51 in its 2018 listing of North Carolina’s Top 100 golf courses. It is the second consecutive year that Tiger’s Eye has held this ranking.
Tiger’s Eye has been no stranger to lofty praise over the years, having earned a 4.5-star rating from Golf Digest’s prestigious “Places to Play” guide and inclusion in the publication’s “Top 100 Public Golf Courses in America” listing. The design has also earned a Top-10 inclusion in Golf Magazine’s “Top Courses You Can Play – State by State” listing for North Carolina.
Tiger’s Eye has also been included in North Carolina Magazine’s “Mighty 90” listing, and earning its top rating of 5 stars in the process. The magazine also named Tiger’s Eye “Best Conditioned” course and as one of the “Top 10” courses in the North Carolina coastal region. Hole #8 on the course was cited as one of the “Best Short Par 4s” in the state.