The golf term “Fore!” gained its popularity in the late 19th century after warnings issued to golfers via telegraph, cannonfire, and messenger buffalo failed preliminary tests. Perfect your heads-up hollers with today’s Groupon: for $36, you get four rounds of golf at Long Creek Golf Club in Bethania (a $72 value). Although cart rental is not included in this deal, Groupon buyers may upgrade to a cart for an additional fee ($8-$13 for all riders).
For more than 40 years, Long Creek Golf Club has provided 18 holes of challenging course play for eager swingers of all ages and skill levels. Golfers wielding Groupons can go through the paces of the par 72, 6,400-yard course, which features tree-lined scenery wrapped around carefully manicured fairways and rolling greens that wait in constant fear of being conquered by friendly foes wielding large clubs. Unveil your bag of trick sticks to help brave the narrow 562-yard 13th hole, or hone your short game to a tee while steering clear of the beach on the quartet of par threes.
For those looking to kick up their cleats at the turn or take refuge from heckling squirrels in miniature plaid knickerbockers, Long Creek’s grill room sports a blazing fireplace as well as enticing breakfast and lunch menus on weekends. A selection of sudsy refreshments help celebrate a chirpin’ birdie or a landed eagle, and the emptied containers double as ideal devices for missions to retrieve mutinous spheres.
5801 Bethania-Tobaccoville Rd.
Bethania, North Carolina 27010