Many golfers devote entire vacations to visiting and exploring new golf courses. If you want to experience a wide range of championship courses in beautiful weather, a South Carolina golf vacation is a must. Last year, 11 of South Carolina's courses were featured in the top 100 courses in the country.
There are more than 380 golf courses in South Carolina, so when planning your South Carolina golf vacation, you might notice that narrowing down which courses you want to visit is a daunting task. Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head are the two most popular spots for golf, so you'll probably want to plan your South Carolina golf vacation around those areas. Myrtle Beach alone features over 100 courses and includes some of the most challenging that you'll find anywhere. The Hilton Head area has over 30 golf courses, and all of them are championship courses.
South Carolina golf vacations require a little research. Hilton Head, for example, features first class courses that are typically a little pricier than other courses that you'll find in the state. Depending on the time of year and day you go, you can still find excellent courses at reasonable prices anywhere in the state.
Here are some of the best courses for South Carolina golf vacations:
Heritage Club Golf Course
This public course is located in Myrtle Beach, which is one of the top golf destinations in the world. The course is a par 71 with 18 holes. It's located on Heritage Plantation and features beautiful surroundings and landscaping, with a clubhouse that has views of the Waccamaw River.
Oyster Bay Golf Links
This course, also located in Myrtle Beach, was once voted the Resort Course of the Year by Golf Digest. It's a great idea for South Carolina golf vacations. There's plenty of variety on this par-70 course. It offers a challenge for even the best golfers. Some of the course features include fresh water lakes, holes surrounded by marshes, island par threes, and a combination of short and long holes.
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
This award-winning 18-hole course on Pawley's Island will challenge both high and low handicaps. Many golfers love the landscaping, views, and the fact that there are no homes on the golf course. It's a must-play for your South Carolina golf vacation.
A South Carolina golf vacation will be great fun for golfers. These tips will help you plan the perfect trip!