There are 13 golf courses in Lake Murray Country including the home course of the USC Gamecocks golf teams Cobblestone Park. There is also the enchanting P.B. Dye designed Wndermere Golf Club and Oak Hills Golf Club, a Steve Melnyk and Davis Love III design named to Golf Digest’s “Places to Play”,  to name a few.

Columbia is the State Capital and the largest city in the State.  Combining the graces of a rich past with the vibrancy of a city that is home to a major university and a jewel in itself is the majestic Lake Murray with over 650 miles of shoreline. 

What appeals more to golfers after a round of golf than a cold one?  Not much!  Of course along with quenching your thirst comes a food adventure and there’s no shortage on that front either.  A few that we really like and where you can get a good sampling of both are Twisted Spur in Columbia’s downtown Vista entertainment district.  Also in the area are the likes of Hunter-Gatherer Brewery & Alehouse and Old Mill Brew Pub both on main street and within walking distance from each other.

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Oak Hills Golf Club

Its unique design and picturesque surroundings, make this course a must play in the Columbia area.  Nestled in the midlands of South Carolina, near the State capital, rests one of the most recognized and respected golf clubs in the state.  Named to Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” in 2006, this…
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The Windermere Club

A gorgeous Pete & P.B. Dye designed golf course with gently rolling fairways leading to lightning fast Bent grass greens.  Pete Dye’s philosophy dictates designing, in each 18, as many unique or “memorable” holes as possible. Windermere has 13 truly “memorable” holes; most good golf courses have 2-5 such holes…

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Country Club of Lexington

Established in 1964, The Country Club of Lexington has served families in the Midlands area for nearly 50 years. This Ed Riccaboni golf course is a 6,654 yard par 72 parkland type golf course. This golf course will be challenging for any type golfer. The club features life style…

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Cobblestone Park Golf Club

Recently named one of the Top 30 Courses in the State, this once exclusive 27-hole private course, known as the University Club, is better than ever and open to public play! Rolling fairways lined with tall oaks, whispering pines, challenging water holes and panoramic views makes this a must play…

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The Woodlands Golf and Country Club

Opening in 1974 this 6,656 yards course (from the blue tees), has 45 bunkers, 5 water hazards, 188 total acreage and the average green size is 4400 square feet. This Russell Breeden design, 18-hole Championship Golf Course that can accommodate players of all skill levels. The Woodlands has played…

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Spring Valley Country Club

This 18-Hole Championship Golf Course was designed by George Cobb in 1960 then renovated by John B. Lafoy III in the 1999 rests in the midst of the first upscale residential neighborhood in the Northeast area of Columbia. Spring Valley Country Club is located on 150 acres of elevations…

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Timberlake Country Club

This Willard C. Byrd designed golf course is a picturesque layout which trails along the shores of Lake Murray and through the Timberlake Plantation community. Located in Chapin this course has been open since 1988. From the gold tees the course measures 6579 yards and over 5000 yards from the furthest…

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The Spur at Northwoods

Located in South Carolina’s capital city this 6800 yard P.B Dye design has been pleasing golfers since 1990. This well designed course has captured the beauty of the towering pine trees and the tranquil waters of Moores Pond. Yet, since the course was put under new ownership in 2015…

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Indian River Golf Club

This well-designed layout developed by Lewis Young has been challenging golfers since 1992.The course plays 6507 challenging yards from the championship tees with several sets of tees to accommodate the skill level of any golfer. Challenging, yet fair this course features: rolling tree-lined fairways, dramatic elevation changes, and large, well-undulated…

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Golden Hills Golf and Country Club

Established in 1988 and located in the heart of Lexington, South Carolina, Golden Hills offers the perfect setting for families seeking golf and country club amenities. They not only offer exceptional golf but they also have 4 Tennis courts, an outdoor Junior Olympic competition pool and children’s wading pool. Golden…

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Columbia Country Club

Members of this club settle for nothing but the best in conditioning of their Ellis Maples designed course that historically settles into the top 25 rankings of the State.  What awaits you are three challenging nines, Ridgewood, Tall Pines and Lakeside featuring over 90 bunkers and tree lined fairways…

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Mid Carolina Club

Established in 1968, Mid Carolina now boasts an expanding membership, plays host to three local school golf teams. Located on Interstate 26 in it offers golfers easy access to a premier golf course. You can score well on this Russell Breeden design as long as…
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LinRick Golf Course

Combining championship quality, beauty, and affordability.  The course is situated on 257 acres of picturesque terrain with eight ponds with tree lined fairways and rolling hills. This Russell Breeden par 73 design measures a challenging 6,795 yards from the tips, and a fair 5,086 from the front tees. This 18-hole…

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