The town of Knightdale has received accolades and awards in recent years too plentiful to list. Many of these honors have put the town among the top spots in the entire state of North Carolina. Consequently, several have also put Knightdale among the top spots in the entire country as well. This national recognition is from golf.com. They named Knightdale as number four on their list of absolute Best Places for Golfers to Live in the US.
Location Lands Knightdale “On the Green” Among Golfers in the US
There may not be one particular course in Knightdale putting it on this list. Consequently, location is the reason Knightdale is one of the Best Places for Golfers to Live in the US.
This was explained in the golf.com article placing Knightdale at number four. In placing Knightdale as the highest on the list from the “Tar Heel State,” the article explains its reasoning.
“Raleigh suburbs such as Knightdale,” the article begins, “reap the benefits from the proximate business and cultural attractions of the Research Triangle Park.”
Continuing it says, “A temperate climate and a nearby trio of outstanding public-access university courses at Duke, North Carolina State (Lonnie Poole) and the University of North Carolina (Finley) are added enticements.”
The explanation of Knightdale being among Best Places for Golfers to Live in the US ends with explaining its proximity to one of the most desirable courses in America. “It’s also within an easy 75-minute drive to Pinehurst.”
Best Public Courses Surround the Best Places for Golfers to Live in the US.
Knightdale, as with others atop the Best Places for Golfers to Live in the US, is surrounded by great courses. Golf Digest ran a series of articles recently detailing the best public golf courses in different places across the U.S.
In its piece covering the Raleigh, N.C. area it names five different courses and as can be seen below, none are further than 60 miles from Knightdale.
The Distance of Golf Digest’s Top 5 Raleigh Area Courses from Knightdale Station New Home Community
- Heritage Golf Course, Wake Forest, NC- 12.8 miles
- Lonnie Poole Golf Course, Raleigh, NC- 15.2 miles
- UNC Finley Golf Course, Chapel Hill, NC- 38.9 miles
- Duke University Golf Club, Durham, NC- 39.8 miles
- Tobacco Road Golf Course, Sanford, NC- 59.9 miles
To see the full blog post on Knightdale being named as one of the Top 5 Places for Golfers to Live in the U.S., visit golf.com.