Golf along the beautiful tidal marshes of the Hilton Head area
Selected as the 2011 Lowcountry Golf Course of the Year
In the Hilton Head area, Old South Golf Links is regarded by local residents as a favorite year after year. Since 1992, golfers continue to be attracted to the natural beauty of lowcountry golf, a Clyde Johnston design. Just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, vacationers regularly make the short trip to Bluffton to relax amid towering live oaks and commune with abundant wildlife along rolling terrain while soaking in magnificent views from the island greens abutting the intracoastal waterways. Come and enjoy a day at Old South Golf Links, recognized by Golf Digest as one of the “Top Ten New Public Courses” of 1992.
OLD SOUTH SELECTED AS LOWCOUNTRY GOLF COURSE OF THE YEAR
AUGUST 10, 2011 – The Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association today announced that Old South Golf Links has been selected as the Lowcountry Course of the Year. This is the first time this honor has been bestowed on Old South Golf Links by the LGCOA.
Old South is celebrating 23 years of operation after opening in 1991 to high acclaim – Golf Digest rated it as a “Top Ten New Public Course” in 1992. The course has been voted Favorite Public Course in the Hilton Head Area in 2008, 2009, 2010,2012 and 2013 by Hilton Head Monthly readers.
Here are some key elements that supported the LGCOA Course of the Year designation.
- Old South Golf Links’ certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program
- The consistency of course conditioning
- Outstanding customer service supported by customer testimonials
- Giving back to the community through rounds donation and use of course for charity events
- Exceptional team approach in managing daily operations
The Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association is a chapter of the National Golf Course owners Association, and one of six chapters in South Carolina. The LGCOA membership consists of 26 courses in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Okatie, Cat Island and Fripp Island. The Association supports the course owners through cooperative information sharing, marketing, purchasing, promoting professionalism and environmental awareness. Contact Barry Fleming, Executive Director, for more information at (843) 384-5342.