South Carolina

I wound up on The Plantation Course on Edisto Island thanks to my wife of 37 years, Anna, who allowed me to accompany her to a beach house that was built about 50 years ago by the father of one of her friends from the University of South Carolina. Anna and her friend Pam, along with four other USC girlfriends, met annually at the Edisto house for decades to remember old times and catch up on one another's lives and families. Anna travelled from our home on Richmond, VA while the others enjoyed ...
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Hilton Head Favorite Just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, vacationers regularly make the short trip to Bluffton to play golf at Old South Golf Links amid towering oaks and rolling terrain while soaking in magnificent views from the island greens abutting the intracoastal marshes of McKay’s Creek. The six holes that front the waterway include two island greens where the degree of difficulty to get on in regulation are magnified when the wind stands up on its hind legs. Old South ...
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Seek and ye shall find. Even on Christmas Eve. Last December, while with the family in South Carolina, I decided to slip away and walk 18 holes. My target was Clemson University's Walker Course. Unfortunately it was closed. I asked a man being walked by his dog if knew anything nearby. A non-golfer, he thought there was a course off Hwy. 76 in Pendleton. Said it had a funny name. He was sure enough right. It has a name George Costanza would love -- Boscobel Golf Club. Turns out I love ...
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     Dreaming of a vacation home on a golf course?  How about a forever home a short walk to the first tee?  For 15 years, I have helped golfers find their perfect home on the course.  If you would like some recommendations that match your preferences for a golf home, please click here, fill out our Golf Home Questionnaire, and I will get back to you in a few days with some ideas.  By the way, it’s free.
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