North Ridge Country Club

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North Ridge Country Club
Club information
LocationRaleigh, North Carolina, United States
Total holes36
Tournaments hostedNorth Ridge Cup
The Lakes
Designed byGeorge Cobb
Gene Ham
The Oaks
Designed byGeorge Cobb
Gene Ham

North Ridge Estates & Country Club is a residential neighborhood and country club located in northern Raleigh, North Carolina off Falls of Neuse Road. Besides the two golfcourses, North Ridge Country Club has a pool and swim clubhouse, a 70,000-square-foot (6,500 m2) club house, tennis courts, restaurant, tennis club house, and a fitness center.[1][2]

Golfing & Events[edit]

North Ridge has two 18-hole golf courses, The Lakes and The Oaks. The Lakes was built in 1967 and The Oaks was built in 1972. The courses were designed by Gene Hamm and George Cobb, and later updated by John LaFoy.[3][4] The Club hosts numerous charity events, golf tournaments, and other social events.[5] Holidays are also special events such as Easter, Mothers Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.[6] The neighborhood also hosts annual Christmas balls, Fourth of July Fireworks, a garden club, and wedding receptions. North Ridge hosted the American Defender Classic from 1975 until 1981.


The houses in North Ridge Estates are located along the golf courses and lakes. Homes are large with the majority ranging from 3,000 with many over 6,000 square feet and situated on large lots.[7] An affluent neighborhood, many homes prices go up to the multi millions.[8][9]

Gallery of homes[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

Notable past and present residents of North Ridge include:


Coordinates: 35°52′57″N 78°36′49″W / 35.8824163°N 78.6136282°W / 35.8824163; -78.6136282