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In 1991 Tom Fazio created a masterpiece along a two and a half mile peninsula of Badin Lake. The piece of land now known as Uwharrie Point was soon home to a country club bearing the historic name for North Carolina, "Old North State."

Recognized by Golf Digest as the number two “Best New Private Course in America” its inaugural year, Old North State Club remains one of North Carolina’s most celebrated golf courses. In fact, the North Carolina Golf Panel includes this Tom Fazio masterpiece among the state’s top five courses year after year. Nestled between Badin Lake and the Uwharrie National Forest, the property pairs exceptional golf with full country club amenities.

Inside the gates of the Uwharrie Point community, our modern and spacious clubhouse offers sweeping views of the lake and forest in addition to stand-out cuisine. Adjoining tennis, aquatics and fitness facilities offer fun for the whole family. To complete the experience, rent or store a boat at our nearby marina and invite guests to stay the weekend at either the lakefront lodge or one of our rental homes.

About McConnell Golf

McConnell Golf, founded in 2003, is currently the largest owner of private clubs in the region. McConnell Golf’s stable of premier private clubs (comprised of 11-18 hole, private golf courses plus one nine-hole course) in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee include Raleigh Country Club in Raleigh, N.C., Sedgefield Country Club Ross Course and Dye Course in Greensboro, N.C., TPC at Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, N.C., Old North State Club in New London, N.C., Treyburn Country Club in Durham, N.C., The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island, S.C., Musgrove Mill Golf Club in Clinton S.C, Brook Valley Country Club in Greenville, N.C., The Country Club of Asheville in Asheville, N.C., Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, T.N; and Providence Country Club in Charlotte, N.C..

New in January, Uwharrie Point Realty joined the McConnell Golf offering and is proud to extend unbeatable real estate values for the luxurious lakeside community. Nestled in the Uwharrie National Forest foothills, North Carolina's #4 ranked golf course (Old North State Club) lies within the Uhwarrie Point gates. With unlimited outdoor activities at the club, on the water, or along the trails, exploring has never been so beautiful.

Most recently McConnell Golf signed a 10-year lease with Raleigh Golf Association to manage its 27-hole public facility. Founded in 1929, RGA is the second oldest golf course in the Raleigh area and equally popular among senior, women and junior golfers. Comments John McConnell, “It gives (McConnell Golf) a great opportunity to help grow the game of golf for those who may not be club members or have a regular golf course to play."

McConnell Golf also manages the prestigious Grande Dunes Members Course and Ocean Club in Myrtle Beach for LStar Ventures. As LStar continues to develop their vision of a master plan for the Grande Dunes community, McConnell Golf maintains excellence in the day-to-day operations.

The McConnell Golf values are reflected in the communities we build inside, and outside, club walls. The Footprints on the Green and McConnell Scholars programs are prime examples to our commitment to the future of golf.

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