The Arnold Palmer designed Birkdale golf course, is a public facility with a “private club” atmosphere. Located on 200 acres of rolling terrain, carved between tall pines and natural streams, Birkdale is a challenging 7,013 yard, par 72 course made up of Bermuda fairways and Crenshaw bent grass greens offering a true test of golf skills. This 18-hole Arnold Palmer designed Championship golf course has been voted the “Best New Golf Course in North Carolina”, one of the “Top Five Public Courses in the State” and Charlotte's “Best Public Course”. The Palmer Pavilion is a perfect choice for wedding receptions and large events. This 5,000 square foot private building gives you the feel of an outdoor reception without having to worry about the weather.