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South Carolina
Lake Marion Golf Course, Santee
The Country Club of South Carolina, Florence
A golf trip to South Carolina is on just about every golfer’s short list. And for good reason, since there are so many great golf destinations within the Palmetto State, including Santee- Cooper and the Pee Dee Region, both located conveniently just off I-95, plus, the historic town of Charleston on the coast.
Many exciting courses await in “America’s Value Golf Destination”, Santee, which has been a desirable golfing destination for many years. Santee boasts some of the best-maintained golf courses in the state, including everybody’s favorite Santee National, an 18-hole course with rolling hills, and five strategically situated lakes; Santee Cooper’s 18 holes, surrounded by pines, oaks and dogwoods; and Lake Marion’s wide fairways, water hazards and strategically-placed sand traps.
The Pee Dee Region is named for the river which runs through it and the Indians who once inhabited the area. Florence, South Carolina, is “golf central” for the area, offering great golf with gracious hospitality. Located one hour inland from Myrtle Beach at the junction of Interstates 95 and 20, the Pee Dee Region is gaining a reputation for providing a relaxed, unhurried, affordable golf opportunity. At the same time, the diversity of the 30 plus golf courses accessible from the region, offers a quality golfing experience for all skill
levels. The newest and most exciting tract is The Crossings Golf Club, an award-winning Tom Jackson design. It features 14 acres of lakes, bermuda fairways, and well-trapped bermuda greens. Located near Myrtle Beach but far from the high fees, the Pee Dee offers world-class golf on a variety of courses. Drive in to discover the area’s warm coastal climate, quality accommodations and delicious southern cuisine.
Charleston offers exceptional golf in one of the worlds most highly acclaimed vacation destinations. Discover world-class golf courses situated on breathtaking coastal terrain, ranging from true links style courses to tight wooded lowcountry layouts. Wild Dunes Resort, on nearby Isles of Palms, offers 36 holes of golf and a variety of accommodations, each with unique views and access to beaches. Golf Digest says Wild Dunes Resort is among the "Best in State" for South Carolina. The Links Golf Course was Tom Fazio's first design. It boasts rolling fairways to a finishing hole overlooking the glistening Atlantic Ocean. Also, designed by Tom Fazio, the Harbor Golf Course is known for its challenging design and beautiful views, and most of all, water. From lagoons and salt marshes to the Intracoastal Waterway, this varied golf course in Charleston, South Carolina will test all aspects of your game.

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