Charleston located in South Carolina has so much to offer – top golf, restaurants, sandy beaches, exceptional golf courses. This area is one of the most popular vacation destinations. If that’s not enough, consider Charleston’s music scene, restaurants, waterfront attractions and renowned Southern charm. For golfers “hospitality” might not be the first word that comes to mind at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, considered to be among the toughest in America, but the Pete Dye masterpiece has to be on the bucket list of any serious player.
Charleston, SC Travel
For those who choose to stay in Charleston, located 25 miles from Kiawah Island Golf Resort, the compact historical downtown area affords easy walking to historic sights, restaurants, bars and boutique shopping.The streets of downtown Charleston are lined with spectacular historic homes and gardens. Especially inspiring and interesting is The Battery, a paved, public walkway lined with classic Southern mansions, old cannons and plaques. You’re also afforded a stunning view of Fort Sumter, site of the first shots fired in the Civil War.
Enjoy a Wild Dunes Vacation in the beautiful Isle of Palms resort that features 2 championship golf courses, variety of restaurants, entertainment and spa services. Experience an award-winning oceanfront paradise with miles of pristine beach.
Several enchanting ways to explore the city are possible such as boat cruises, culinary tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and walking tours hosted by local history experts.
Legends Oaks Golf Club
Legend Oaks Golf Club won the honor the previous year. One of Arnold Palmer’s best works is RiverTowne Country Club. Other excellent selections are Charleston National by Rees Jones, Crowfield Golf and Country Club, The Golf Club at Wescott Plantation, and Patriots Point Links, with spectacular views across the harbor to Fort Sumter and the city. So don’t wait we can help you plan the perfect vacation and or golf package.
“It is true that the South Carolina Golf Club was chartered in Charleston in 1786. . . . We know this from newspaper and almanac accounts, but we also know that the club had no formal course. Instead, as was customary in Scotland, members of the club played a village green, a public area much like a city park, called Harleston Green. Without a course, you could hardly expect that the South Carolina Golf Club had a clubhouse. And it didn’t … at first. According to announcements in the Charleston City Gazette, the club would play its game of golf, then meet at Williams’ Coffee House. But in 1795, a tiny item in the local paper announced: ‘The anniversary of the GOLF CLUB will be held on Saturday next at the Club House, on Harleston’s Green…'”
Kiawah Island SC
Kiawah has four other courses including overshadowed gems Osprey Point by Tom Fazio and Turtle Point by Jack Nicklaus. Kiawah has the fame, but the forerunner of Charleston public-access golf is Tom Fazio’s Wild Dunes, which includes 36 spectacular holes. In an area full of pricey resort courses, the best bargains are Shadowmoss Golf Club and The Links at Stono Ferry, the 2011 South Carolina Golf Course of the Year.
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Name: Charleston SC
Description: Charleston located in South Carolina has so much to offer - top golf, restaurants, sandy beaches, exceptional golf courses. This area is one of the most popular vacation destinations. If that's not enough, consider Charleston's music scene, restaurants, waterfront attractions and renowned Southern charm. For golfers "hospitality" might not be the first word that comes to mind at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, considered to be among the toughest in America, but the Pete Dye masterpiece has to be on the bucket list of any serious player.
Price range: $30 - $930
Payment accepted: Credit Card
Currencies accepted: USD
Address: Charleston SC
Telephone: (843) 438-4112
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