There are many great golf communities to choose from in the Wilmington NC area. Some communities feature private golf courses, while others have semi-private memberships. In the Wilmington area, you have your choice of established golf course communities, to include: Landfall, Porters Neck Plantation, Echo Farms, and the Cape. Just outside of downtown Wilmington, you have the golf course communities of Brunswick Forest, Magnolia Greens and Compass Pointe. Even still, other beautiful golf course communities lie outside of the city limits of Wilmington, and it’s up to each unique buyer as to how far you want to go. St. James Plantation and Winding River are two of these popular golf course communities. Each is located in Brunswick County, about 45 minutes from the town of Wilmington.