The state of South Carolina is located across the Savannah River and has 36 geographic areas with boundaries parallel to the northeast/southwest coastline of the Atlantic. It is divided into 3 areas – Piedmont, which is hilly and contains many major cities, Sandhills, which is used to be South Carolina’s fall line, and the Blue Ridge Region, the smallest and mountainous region.
Although there is a variation in area elevations, South Carolina is home to beautiful beaches, best restaurants, state parks, and spectacular golf courses. Charleston, considered as the states’ fastest growing central city is a known golfing destination having the oldest golf course. The semi-tropical climate of Hilton Head has allowed golfers to enjoy rounds in the greens. In Kiawah Island there are plenty of “swanky” yet fine golf resorts, and Myrtle Beach have famous courses designed by world renowned architects.
This famous vacation destination is located at the confluence of Cooper and Ashley rivers. The city also holds America’s oldest course making Charleston a high profile golfing destination as well. The woodland setting with the overwhelming pines and majestic oaks have provided the challenging holes that will test every golfer’s skill. The Dunes West Golf Club and Charleston National Golf Club are among the fine courses in Charleston.
Hilton Head is considered as the second largest barrier island situated on the eastern sea board. It has the shifting beaches, grassy dunes, wetlands and maritime forests in the interiors and the tidal marshes. With the natural landscape, the city holds some of the renowned courses including the Eagle’s Pointe Golf Club, Old South Golf Links, Shipyard Golf Club, and the Island West Golf Club.
This beach and golf resort is situated on a barrier island and is hailed as a premier golf destination in the east coast. The skinny Kiawah Island with dense wooded interior and breezy oceanfront has the award-winning courses designed by famous golf legends like Player, Nicklaus, Dye, and Fazio. It is home to one of the toughest courses in the East Coast – the Ocean Course along with other well-designed layouts.
The large influx of people visiting Myrtle Beach each year has contributed to the tourism industry as well as to the economy to this popular entertainment destination. It also holds the most challenging and scenic golf courses that have beautifully manicured greens, skillfully placed bunkers, and the tree-line fairways. To name a few, Bald Head Island, Palmetto Greens, Azalea Sands, and Heron Point Golf Club are among the famous layouts in Myrtle Beach.
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