UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill, home to the University of North Carolina men's and women's golf teams, is a public course that welcomes tee times from everyone (even Duke fans). The playing field, which occupies a site just southeast of the university campus, has earned a reputation for being a fun, highly playable, and very fair layout that rewards good shots and penalizes poor ones. The University of North Carolina wants to be known not only for the prowess of its sports teams but also for its excellent facilities, and UNC Finley Golf Course stakes its claim to being one of the very best collegiate golf courses. George Cobb laid out the school s previous championship course in 1949, but in 1999 Tom Fazio completely redesigned the playing field. Fazio strove to ensure that UNC Finley Golf Course would challenge the most skilled golfers and captivate casual players. With five sets of tee boxes plus two hybrid distance options, the course can play as long as 7,223 yards and as short as 4,942 yards. Towering pines envelop generous playing corridors on this predominantly flat site. Though you must beware of the trees, Fazio s trademark large, deep, and highly aesthetic bunkers further define the fairways and guard the greens. Fazio moved plenty of earth around at UNC Finley to create movement in the terrain and to elevate the tees and greens. Many holes provide different options to get to the green. Angled bunkers in relation to the greens add still more strategic intrigue. Once you get to the greens, putting becomes an adventure thanks to the dramatic contours in Fazio s large greens. The highlight of UNC Finley Golf Course is its back nine, especially the four spectacular finishing holes which are beautiful and challenging. UNC Finley Golf Course has excellent practice facilities that include a large driving range, complete short game area, and two large putting greens. The clubhouse is home to a pro shop and a casual grill restaurant. Make your tee time today to play one of the finest college courses in the nation. NOTE: The UNC Finley Course will be closed from late October until late summer 2023 for a significant redesign.