Awards and distinctions



  • Two “Top 50” Golf Courses, by the NC Golf Panel 2015
  • Named a “Top 50 Best Master-Planned Community in the U.S.,” by Where to Retire 2005-2015
  • Named one of the “Top 50 Golf Communities in America” by Luxury Golf Homes magazine
  • Ranked No. 1 “Coastal Golf Course in North Carolina,” by NC Magazine, 2004 – 2006
  • Ranked No. 17, Best in State Rankings, by Golf Digest, 2003
  • Brick Paving Design Award from Brick in Architecture magazine, 2000
  • Winner, N.C. Landscape Association Grand Award
  • Rated “#1 Coastal Golf Course in North Carolina” by NC Magazine
  • Top Fifty Communities in the South -Living Southern Style Magazine – 2004
  • Top 20 Golf Courses in North Carolina- NC Magazine – 2006, 2005, 2004
  • US Open Qualifying Course2011,2009, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998
  • AJGA Junior Open- 2012
  • North Carolina Women’s Amateur 2011
  • 3 Holes in North Carolina’s Dream 18- Business NC Magazine

On Recognition

River Landing has been recognized as a unique and exceptional private community since its inception. We are proud of the honors and awards we have earned over the years. We pledge to maintain continued excellence that will no doubt garner recognition in the years to come.

Our developers and community have been featured on the glossy pages of Forbes Magazine, numerous national publications and industry excellence competitions. But it is the continual kind words of praise from our residents of which we are most proud.