Governors Club

11000 Governors Drive, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Established in 1988, Governors Club is a private gated country club development featuring 27-holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf and a list of first-class amenities. This award-winning golf home residential community located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is ranked in the top 5 percent of distinguished clubs in the world, and has been recognized as a Platinum Club of America – a distinction only awarded to the top 150 country clubs in the U.S. 

Residents and non-residents from all over the country and even the globe are welcome to enjoy the privileges of Club membership. The Club features premier amenities, special events, recreational and social programs, and year-round activities. Members can also access other fine clubs through reciprocal club network programs. 

In its beautiful park-like setting Governors Club is home to more than 900 families – from young couples with kids to retirees. Its varied topography, country club golf course, and beautiful architecture make it a real community, not just a subdivision. Surrounded by a relaxed natural landscape, Governors Club features some of the most luxurious custom homes for sale in the Chapel Hill area.  

Golf homes and homesites at Governors Club are complemented by stunning views of the award-winning golf course, tranquil streams, old-growth woods, and lakes, creating a sense of privacy and serenity found only within the gates of the finest communities. Research Triangle Park is a short commute, offering a wide variety of cultural and arts activities, renowned universities, sporting events, top medical services, an international airport, and a booming high-tech business sector. Residents also enjoy boating and fishing on nearby Jordan Lake. 

Golf at Governors Club is designed for casual, social, and competitive golfers, taking full advantage of the 1,600-acre property and its varied terrain.  The layout's great natural beauty and thoughtful design feature three distinct nine-hole routings, the Lakes, Foothills, and Mountain Courses, and the four-season climate and mild winters allow for year-round play.  

With 8 courts and over 100 active tennis players, it is easy to find games and groups for tennis enthusiasts of any skill level. Those looking to test their merit can join one of the USTA league or interclub teams or sign up for the annual club championships for men's and women's singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. 

The Wellness Centre is open daily from 4:30 am to 11:00 pm, so you can stop waiting in lines at small gyms and start meeting your wellness and fitness goals on your schedule. Members can utilize the 59 state-of-the-art cardio and resistance machines or participate in one of the 100 monthly group fitness classes, ranging from yoga to indoor cycling, and everything in between. The large outdoor pool features an expansive pool deck and a summer pool grill. The Wellness Centre also has an outdoor splash pool for kids and a year-round indoor pool. 

At the heart of the community is the breathtaking clubhouse overlooking the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Here, members can enjoy casual, formal, indoor, and outdoor dining options crafted by an award-winning Executive Chef and culinary team – featuring seasonal menus and the latest in cuisine, from farm-to-table to sushi and wine events. 

The premier amenities and wide range of events create a club environment that encourages lifelong friendships. Specialized Clubs within the Club, lifelong learning opportunities, speaker's series, and more provide expanded programming for more than 400 club events offered each year. Plus, the club's event planners can assist members with complimentary room rental and personal celebrations. 

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Fine Dining
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Award Winning Chef And Culinary Team
Live Cooking Demonstrations & Tastings
Nationally Recognized Wine Program
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Governors Club – Lakes, Foothills and Mountain Course

Chapel Hill, Chatham County, NC, United States
The private Governors Club at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is ranked among the most distinguished clubs in the world and has been recognized as a Platinum Club of America. Taking full advantage of the 1,600-acre property and its varied terrain, the 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature championship course satisfies golfers at all levels. It offers variety,...

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