The sand and waters of Charleston, South Carolina provides endless opportunities for those who want to venture the place. Dubbed as the “Holy City” due to a number of old churches, synagogues, and cathedrals, the place has become as a major tourist destination. Being historically rich, Charleston is also home to America’s oldest golf course and some of the high profile golfing field. The woodland setting surrounded by overwhelming pines and the majestic oaks of Charleston is now a haven for fine golf layouts that offers affordable golf vacation packages.
The Dunes West Golf Club is a highly acclaimed golf facility located on the Historic Lexington Plantation. This 6,871-yard masterpiece of Arthur Hills is set in the Bermuda-covered dunes with the 200 year old oaks draped in Spanish moss. A par -72 layout, Dunes West was designed to take full advantage of the fabulous setting of the place. The course is now considered as a world-class golf facility.
The 36 holes of the Harbor Course and the Links Course were set to challenge every golfer’s skill level. This Tom Fazio designed layout has been cited as one of the many courses included in the “Best of the State.” The course features water that comes into play nearly on every hole, the fairways that skirt saltwater marshes, lagoons, and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Links Course of Wild Dunes Resort is Tom Fazio’s first solo design. The layout features the rolling fairways that were framed by moss-bearded live oaks and rustling palms. Cited as one of the “Best in the State,” Links Course is also noteworthy for the massive humpbacked sand dune as well as the finishing holes along the Atlantic Ocean that reminds every golfer of the ancient Scottish golf heritage.
Designed by Bob Spence, the course at Crowfield Golf and Country Club is a championship layout that stretches to nearly 7,000 yards. The 18 holes of the course that were set in the undulating landscape of Crowfield is nothing but pure golfing challenge and excitement. The added five sets of tees also provide every skill level enjoyable rounds under the sun.
In 2003, The Links at Stono Ferry was voted as “Charleston Area Golf Course of the Year.” The entire layout is set in the low country breezes from the Intracoastal Waterway and centuries-old live oaks and has become a charming refuge from society’s hustle. The course’s front nine is winding through the waste-lined fairways while the back nine is along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Charleston National Golf Club is the only 18-hole championship course in Charleston that is open to the public. This Rees Jones design is nestled in the low country marshland with the blend of the cool ocean breeze and the true rolling greens that offers a variation in the rounds of pure golfing action. With the course’s high standards facility, it was named as “one of the elite venues in golf.”
This Arthur Hills designed course is considered as a “Must Play” by Golf Magazine and was rated four stars by Golf Digest. As one of the finest courses around, the layout features the gentle rolling fairways, gradual elevation changes, and the subtle mounding. Golfers must have the precise approach shots on Coosaw Creek to avoid the greenside bunkers, wetlands, and the dense woods.
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