Current Golf News in South Carolina
Six South Carolina courses are included on Golf Digest magazine's 2011-12 list of the 100 greatest public golf courses in the United States. The highest ranked course was The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, ranked number four. Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island ranked 21 and May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff followed at No. 22. Three Grand Strand courses made the list. The Dunes Golf & Beach Club was ranked No. 46, Grande Dunes Resort Club ranked No. 88 (tied with three non-South Carolina courses) while Tidewater Golf Club & Plantation was ranked No. 94.
This is hardly recent golf news, as the courses in South Carolina are world-renowned and always have a place on any "top courses" list - just check any current golf news publication and you'll find at least one mention of South Carolina.
With over 360 beautiful South Carolina golf courses from the mountains to the sea, “The Golf Capital of the South” offers challenging play in spectacular settings. Tee off on the famous Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, which served as host to the 2012 PGA Championship. Or play in South Carolina’s mountain golf region that traverses dramatic hills, scenic lakes and roaring mountain streams.
With courses designed by great architects like Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Pete Dye and Davis Love III and three of the “Top 50 Women Friendly Courses in America,” South Carolina features some of the world's greatest golf challenges for both men and women. Because many of South Carolina’s best golf courses are open to the public, you can play where the pros play in the Palmetto State, so be sure stop in for a round at Harbour Town Golf Links at The Seapines Resort on Hilton Head Island, which will host South Carolina's only PGA event. The 2013 RBC Heritage will be April 15-21, 2013.
Enjoy resort amenities and championship golf at Hickory Knob State Resort Park or the natural beauty of Cheraw State Park Golf Course, as well as other prestigious South Carolina golf resorts. Use our course finder and course rankings to locate the South Carolina golf courses for your next golf experience and read the current golf news to find out what's going on in South Carolina.