Home to a number of old churches, cathedrals and synagogues, Charleston earned its fame as the “Holy City”. The fastest growing central city in South Carolina, that became a major tourist destination. Located at the confluence of Ashley and Cooper rivers, this history-rich city is also well-known for its unique culture derived from South American, West African and a little from French. It is the home of America's oldest golf course thus, dominating a high profile in the golfing field. For a golf vacation where you can blend play and relaxation, Charleston is the best destination with courses that will make you forget the stress of the urban life. For a woodland setting, surrounded by majestic oaks and overwhelming pines, with exciting challenges you can go to Coosaw Creek Country Club- a 30 minute drive from downtown Charleston. A natural golf setting is the promise of Crowfield Golf & Country Club that extraordinarily features dense hardwoods that surround every hole.
Conveniently located along the south Atlantic coast, Hilton Head Island is a golfer's paradise that combines breathtaking natural beauty and world-class golf on a barrier island just 12 miles long and five miles wide.
Tee off on one of the Island's championship courses to play on the same holes that once vexed the likes of Nicklaus, Palmer and other golf legends. From the emerald links at Harbour Town to the outstanding courses in Bluffton, the Hilton Head area is, quite literally, heaven on earth for golfers.
Since the first course opened at Sea Pines in 1961, golf has become a major draw for Hilton Head Island visitors. The fairways at Hilton Head Island are legendary for their spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, scenic marshes, and maritime forests, as well as for their abundant wildlife.
With its temperate climate and year-round sunshine, Hilton Head Island offers the perfect place to tee off and test your mettle on the green. Don't miss the chance to play a round of golf at one of the world's top golf destinations!
For thousands of years, Eagles, Egrets and other natural residents of Kiawah have enjoyed its lush, semi-tropical environment, while remaining sheltered from the world. Today, Kiawah Island remains a haven for those who stay. However, the reasons for visiting have become more varied. A magnificent collection of five golf courses and a full-service golfing academy make Kiawah Island one of the nation's top destinations for golf-obsessed travelers. Happily, their non-golfing travel companions also will find plenty to love about this low-key resort community just outside of Charleston, S.C. The island's wide Atlantic beaches extend some 10 miles along the southern coastline, inviting long seaside walks and lazy days lounging on the sand. You'll also find top-rated tennis facilities, 30 miles of paved cycling trails, nature programs, organized activities for children of all ages and a luxurious spa offering an enticing menu of massage and beauty treatments. Meanwhile the golfer in the family can have a go at Kiawah's famous Ocean Course, a scenic and exceptionally challenging Pete Dye design-host of the 1991 Ryder Cup Matches and the 1997 & 2003 World Cup of Golf. The course, also will host the Senior PGA Championship in 2007. Four additional courses with layouts by Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Gary Player and Clyde Johnston round out Kiawah's golf program with engaging options for all levels of play.
South Carolina has been known the world-over for having the most challenging as well as scenic golf courses. Beautifully manicured greens, tree-lined fairways and skillfully placed bunkers are offered for variety and value with your enjoyment in mind. For juniors and women, some driving ranges and arranged programs are available to get the most of your vacation experience.
Famous golf courses designed by world renowned architects such as Willard Byrd and Dan Maples play a part in making Myrtle Beach a golf enthusiast's haven. Each course is a work of art that has been carefully incorporated with the natural landscape. Over the years, renovations were made on the courses and club houses to provide added facilities and improved services for the benefit of both members and guests.