There are abundant opportunities to practice your long and short game in Dorchester County. Numerous courses beckon, and many embrace the natural landscapes in pretty epic ways.
The Club at Pine Forest
100 Congressional Drive, Summerville, SC 29483
If you’re a golfer searching for a championship course, The Club at Pine Forest is just for you. Nominated as the Golf Course of the Year in 2008, the course is lined with stunning trees and elevated greens. Known as one of the most challenging courses in the entire Lowcountry, the 12th hole in particular is a 324-yard par 4! It’s featured as one of the narrowest greens in the world at only seven yards wide in the center and twelve yards wide on the sides.
Coosaw Creek County Club
4110 Club Course Dr. North Charleston, SC 29420
Spend the day on this 18-hole golf course that meanders through pristine wetlands surrounded by majestic oaks and towering pines. Coosaw Creek Country Club is equipped with a natural grass driving range as well as a chipping and a putting green. Located in a stunning gated community complete with beautiful custom brick homes and lush natural surroundings, it’s the ultimate course for leagues to play on.
Golf Club at Wescott Plantation
5000 Wescott Club Drive Summerville, SC 29485
If you’re interested in getting a quick round of golf in before making a flight, The Golf Course at Wescott Plantation is the perfect spot to be. Located within minutes of the Charleston International Airport Wescott is known as one of the area’s largest and most diverse daily-fee golf facilities. With three different 18-hole layouts for players to experience, this is the Lowcountry’s only 27-hole facility! The golf course is not only affordable, but it is also known to have resort class service, premier course conditions, and award-winning staff.
Legend Oaks Plantation Golf Club
118 Legend Oaks Way Summerville, SC 29485
Nominated in 2010 as South Carolina’s Golf Course of the Year and one of the Top Three courses to visit by Charleston Business Journal, this semi-private club is the perfect place to spend the day. What was once a rice plantation is now a scenic golf course complete with natural beauty of 300 year-old majestic live oak trees, towering pines and a whole host of wildlife.
Summerville Country Club
400 Country Club Blvd, Summerville, SC 29483
Built in the 1920’s, Summerville Country Club is one of the oldest golf courses in the region. The club has been widely known for their friendly staff and active golf community since opening. Like many courses built in the 1920’s, it is relatively flat and allows players of all levels to easily walk from greens to tees. As you play, you’ll find yourself weaving through hundreds of beautiful pines that line the fairways.