Carolina Trace Country Club Amenities
Access to Lake Trace
315-acre lake is ideal for pontoon boats, kayaks, and canoes, sailing and fishing. As part of our environmental efforts, only electric motors are allowed on Lake Trace. Lake Trace was formed by damming water of the Upper Little River several decades ago. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including perch, blue catfish, pickerel, largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, carp, sunfish, rainbow trout, redear sunfish and crappie here. Whether you’re spinning, bait casting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Trace.
Two Dining Venues
We invite you to experience dining at the Clubhouse where you will receive the finest cuisine and service in an elegant, yet relaxed, atmosphere. Our elegantly appointed clubhouse features panoramic views of Lake Trace, our Robert Trent Jones, Sr Golf Course and the Lake Terrace. Our professional culinary and service staff will work to provide you an elegant, delicious meal and luxurious dining experience with meal choices ranging from casual to fine dining for any age, We offer a full service bar, a variety of wines and full assortment of beverages. We are open Wednesday - Sunday and open around 11 am. We offer an all day menu and featured entrees after 5 pm.
Members have access to all social events and speacialty nights that include Burger & Beer Night, Fish & Chip Friday's, Two for $50, and more around the Holiday's! With live music and a number of fun events, clubs, and activities you and your family can enjoy all that the Country Club has to offer.
Our Hearthstone restaurant is an elegant option for brunch, lunch or dinner overlooking Lake Trace, the outdoor garden lawn, #18 Lake, and soaring pine trees. In the Winter, we always have our fireplace going to warm yourselves with.
The Jones Pub provides a relaxed atmosphere, allowing for more casual attire, while still enjoying the options of the full dinner menu. Catch a game, be merry with friends, the large flat screen TVS are always streaming with something to view! Dining can be enjoyed at the tables, outdoor patio, or at the Full-Length bar while overlooking Lake Trace, Lake #18, and the putting green. Reservations are not required but you may make them upon request.
Year Round Tennis
Members of Carolina Trace Country Club enjoy four lighted soft service tennis courts as part of the Tennis and Pool complex. Our courts are surfaced with Har-Tru, the most popular artificial clay court surfacing material in the United States. Our courts are considered some of the best in North Carolina and because of the soft surface; players of any age will experience less pressure and strain on their bones and joints. The courts are irrigated by a Hydro-Court underground watering system, which automatically delivers the correct amount of moisture to the courts to keep them in peak playing condition at all times.
This State-of -the -Art system is the envy of many larger tennis complexes, and provides Carolina Trace Country Club members with finest playing surface available. The courts are lighted for evening play, and are in use year round with our mild four-season climate. The clubhouse provides you with access to a men's or woman's group where you can play matches with friends of th same skill level. The Carolina Trace Tennis Association or CTTA works very hard to maintain a Tennis program that is both social and competitive. Tennis players here at Carolina Trace can enjoy playing at a World-Class complex supported by the activities sponsored by the CTTA.
Tournaments & Groups at All Levels of Play
The Carolina Trace Tennis Association is comprised of men and women of all skill levels who enjoy tennis as their primary sports activity as well as those who enjoy both tennis and golf. There is an active schedule of men's, women's and mixed doubles play. There are opportunities for regularly scheduled drop in play, scheduled and informal matches. The Club even has a ball machine available for practice. CTTA sponsors themed mixed doubles tournaments several times a year. Holiday Tournaments are also occasionally scheduled, and a Club Championship tournament is held each year. In addition, there are opportunities for players to participate in Sanford- area USTA Seniors teams and club circuit teams.
Carolina Trace Country Club boasts two 18-hole golf courses designed by famed golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Both our Lake and Creek Course offer championship golf with vistas of Lake Trace and soaring Carolina pines. The agronomical practices at Carolina Trace are exemplary and the professional staff works diligently around the clock to maintain all surfaces throughout the golf course. CTCC prides itself with its award-winning Champion Bermuda Greens. The advantage of Champion Bermuda grass greens is a quality putting surface for 12 months every year. The Greens speeds with an average of 10 – 12 and can reach 13 during the peak summer season. Members have access to both courses year round as well as the putting green, driving range and Chipping area.
Tournaments & Associations
Get involved with our golf organizations including the Men's Golf Association (WGA), Woman's Golf Association (WGA), Lady Beginner Golfers (LBG), Lady Nine-Hole Group for more opportunities to play in Tournaments. Lessons are available for all levels and ages.
Triangle Golf Academy
Fitness Facility & Classes
Whether you are looking to run a few miles on the treadmill, lift free weights, or participate in an group aerobics class we have what you are looking for. Our Fitness Facility contains state-of-the-art cardio equipment ,treadmills, recumbent bikes, ellipticals, and and a Tru Stretch machine to complete your workout. Our strength training room offers you the choice of free weights or Nautilus equipment to strengthen your entire body. In our large studio, we also have a variety of fitness classes ranging from line dancing and yoga to strength training and occasional Tai Chi. You might even find art classes being offered for the artist in you.
Swimming Pool (Seasonal)
Carolina Trace Country Club's pool is perfect for cooling off after a round of golf or a few sets of tennis, for a water-based workout, or maybe just relaxing and soaking up the sun with friends and family. Located adjacent to the tennis courts and Marathon Bar, the pool serves as a center of activity at the Club during the warm summer months. From planned social activities, to aerobic exercise and just relaxing, Club members are able to take advantage of an abundance of water and deck space. A large, shaded playground in a fenced area next to the pool offers well maintained play structures and equipment for young children.
Our Marathon Bar is located just off the pool for convenient access to cool beverages, sandwiches, hotdogs or snacks. Feel free to eat indoors, on the bar patio, or by your pool chairs! Sit back, relax, and enjoy!