Well-rounded golfers must master a variety of skills, including driving, reverse-putting, and suppressing the part of the brain that associates high scores with victory. Chip away at preconceived notions with today’s Groupon: for $39, you get an 18-hole round of golf for two with a cart rental at Northwoods Golf Club (up to a $78 total value).
Designed by P.B. Dye—the son of renowned course designed Pete Dye—Northwoods Golf Club’s 18-hole course winds through 6,800 yards of stately arbors and lush South Carolina greenery. The picturesque par 72 challenges golfers with fairways designed with towering tree-lines, treacherous sandtraps, and intervening waterways filled with legions of errant golf balls and one ethereal bocce ball. Divot-tearing twosomes can conquer the emerald frontier astride a golf cart instead of depending on caddy piggybacks. The course capitalizes on the warm Columbia climate by remaining open 365 days a year, and players should call ahead to schedule a tee time.
Course at a Glance:
- 18-hole, par 72 course designed by P.B. Dye
- Length of 6,800 yards from the farthest tees
- Course rating of 71.9 from the farthest tees
- Slope rating of 122 from the farthest tees<p>
Northwoods Golf Club’s rates vary throughout the day and week.
Northwoods Golf Club
At dawn, just as the sun breaks the horizon and the morning dew is still a fragrant glaze blanketing the freshly mown lawn, golfers find solace in the pinging sound of golf balls that soar across the beautifully landscaped terrain. The 18-hole course at Northwoods Golf Club is a welcoming oasis for golfers of all stripes, summoning players to traverse the immaculate grounds. The course was designed to emanate southern charm with rows of towering pine trees and the tranquil waters of Moores Pond, a prominent feature on multiple holes. Designed by P.B. Dye, son of famous course architect Pete Dye, the track stretches 6,800 yards for a par of 72. PGA professionals Greg McBride and Burke Cromer oversee the club's lessons, making use of the lighted driving range to help students improve their iron play and no-look reverse drives well after the sun goes down.
Course at a Glance:
- 18-hole, par 72 course
- Total length of 6,800 yards from the back tees
- Course rating of 71.9 from the back tees
- Course slope of 122 from the back tees:m]]