Greenville, Columbia Offer Great Golf

By Leigh MacKay

For those patrons lucky enough to have secured access to this year’s Masters, life couldn’t be better. Or maybe it could! I have a suggestion for those golfers who are making that hallowed sojourn: take your clubs with you and enjoy at least four of South Carolina’s best golf courses either before or after the event.

South Carolina, you ask? Absolutely, I say, and I don’t mean Myrtle Beach or Hilton Head, either. The destinations I have in mind—with very affordable lodging and golf—are Greenville and Columbia. Not that you have to visit these two cities only in March or April. Hardly. The locals play golf at their excellent layouts all year long, with only January and February as the two suspect months. More