Grande Dunes Golf

Navigating A Beautifully manicured route along La Costa Drive and Bellaserra Lane, golfers destined for the prestigious Grande Dunes Members Club might imagine they are somewhere in Tuscany instead of halfway between New York and Miami. New to the area yet steeped in tradi­tion, Grande Dunes, the 2,200-acre, world-class addition to the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, landscape, is renowned … [Read more...]

DeBordieu Colony Golf, Georgetown, South Carolina

The award-winning DeBordieu Colony Golf Course is a 7,146-yard Pete Dye-designed layout located midway between Myrtle Beach and historic Georgetown in South Carolina. When it opened in 1987, the course was honored as one of the top 100 golf courses in the United States by Golf Digest and, in the 2005-2006 ratings, scored among the top 50 courses in Myrtle Beach. Local golfers have voted the … [Read more...]

Creek Haven, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Creek Haven at Prince Creek in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, offers the best of all possible worlds. The community was designed and developed with Lowcountry living in mind by Ryland Homes. “Ryland Homes offers 40 years of building experience,” says sales counselor Marianne Franzi. “Two hundred twenty-three homes will be built here in the Charleston Lowcountry style, with lofts, as well as … [Read more...]

Prince Creek TPC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Located in the heart of a natural wetlands conservation area, the Tom Fazio/Lanny Wadkins-designed Prince Creek Tournament Players Club offers more than eagles and birdies. Turkey, fox, heron, deer and the occasional alligator share this lush layout with players from around the world who are seeking a golf experience challenging enough for the pros yet fun for those of all skill levels. The … [Read more...]

Sea Pines Plantation, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

There's no doubt that Sea Pines Plantation offers a respite from the hurly-burly of everyday life. For golfers, its 54 holes, scattered among exceptional Lowcountry landscapes, are the answer to a prayer. Long-suffering golf widows and other family members have had their prayers answered, as well—there’s so much to do at Sea Pines, they’ll hardly miss the golf addicts. Situated at the … [Read more...]

Colleton River Plantation, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

“You can attack one course or use your patience to overcome the other; either way, you can play your kind of golf on any given day.” Thus says Jim Storey, general manager of Colleton River Plantation on Hilton Head Island, talking about the two golf courses that regularly make the “best-of-the-best” lists in a multitude of golf publications. “Pete Dye will tell you that his Colleton River … [Read more...]

Legend Oaks Golf Club: Summerville, South Carolina

For much the same reason, Legend Oaks Golf Club is both a beautiful place to enjoy a Lowcountry day and a stiff challenge for golfers. The course, built where rice once thrived in the heart of South Carolina’s plantation country, offers a picturesque peek at all Mother Nature has to offer. Ponds, lakes, streams and wetlands dot the course, while ancient oak trees that have been around since … [Read more...]

Wild Dunes: Isle Of Palms, South Carolina

Ask any serious golfer about Tom Fazio, and the response will include a laundry list of awards won by the much-honored designer of such legendary golf courses as Pinehurst #8, Pelican Hill and the PGA National Golf Club. But it was the Wild Dunes Links Course, constructed in 1980, that made Fazio’s sterling reputation. Set on the Isle of Palms, a barrier island near Charleston, the … [Read more...]

RiverTowne Country Club, Mount Pleasant, SC

Legends are getting to be almost commonplace at RiverTowne Country Club. RiverTowne was designed by perhaps the greatest golf legend of all— Arnold Palmer. Next year, another golf icon, Annika Sorenstam, will host her own tournament at RiverTowne. Produced by Ginn Sports Entertainment and with a purse of $2.6 million, the tourney will be one of the richest women’s events on … [Read more...]

Dunes West Golf Club, Mount Pleasant, SC

Making Your Way Along The magnificent oak-lined drive leading to an antebellum-inspired clubhouse can mean only one thing-your day on the greens at Dunes West Golf Club is about to begin. John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, introduced the community’s brand new amenities center during its grand opening event in June. The new center has already taken this premier community’s amenities package to a … [Read more...]