The Golf Courses of Santee: Where to Visit
Nestled in the heart of the Lowcountry, Santee has three striking and affordable golf courses within town limits that offer a variety of package deals, excellent amenities and true southern hospitality. As golf’s little big town, it’s no wonder Santee is a golfer’s preferred vacation destination. Here’s a look at the courses that are a must for your Santee golf getaway.
Santee National Golf Club
Opened in 1989 and designed by Porter Gibson, a world-renowned golf course architect, Santee National Golf Club offers charm with its rolling hills, mossy oaks and highland terrain. The course offers four sets of tees at each hole and features Champion Bermuda greens, state-of-the-art drainage, bunkers filled with white sand and many trees to help define its challenge and character.
Santee Cooper Country Club
The Santee Cooper Country Club is a beautiful golf course with tall pines and flowering trees. The course, which opened in 1967, was designed by George Cobb, a notable golf course designer. Amenities include a clubhouse, driving range, putting green, cart rental, snack bar and tennis courts. The well-stocked pro shop offers club rentals, lessons and club repair.
Lake Marion Golf Course
Designed by Eddie Riccoboni, Lake Marion Golf Course opened its doors in 1978. The golf course has wide fairways lined with flora and strategically placed hazards to intrigue all golf enthusiasts. The course is located next door to Santee Cooper Country Club and features a lighted driving range.