Golfing in Columbia, SC

man golfing with the sunset behind him


Welcome back to the Peachtree Place Blog! August is National Golf Month, and we are here to help you celebrate. Visit one of these golf courses in the Columbia, SC area to put your golfing skills to the test and try new techniques. We’ve included a little about each course including drive times from our apartment community.


Northwoods Golf Club (18 mins away)

From the website: “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 games well after the sun goes down.”


LinRick Golf Course (19 mins away)

From the website: “Combine championship quality, beauty, and affordability and you get LinRick Golf Course – 257 acres of picturesque terrain, eight ponds, and rolling hills. This Russell Breeden design provides a challenging game at 6,795 yards, par 73, 18-hole course and is excellent for players of all ages and abilities. Enjoy friendly, professional service from our PGA staff who are on hand to assist you in the Pro Shop.”


The Woodlands Golf & Country Club (22 mins away)

From the website: “The Woodlands Country Club offers a Russell Breeden design, 18-hole Championship Golf Course that can accommodate players of all levels. The course opened in 1974 and currently has 45 bunkers, 5 water hazards, 188 total acreage, over half of which are irrigated. The average green size is 4400 square feet. The course is 6658 yards from the blue tees, rated 72.0, and the slope is 132. The course is a challenge to all players.The Woodlands has played host to many notable events including the 2003 U.S. Amateur Qualifier, the City of Columbia Golf Tournament, the 1994 & 1995 Senior Series Tour and many South Carolina Golf Association and Carolinas Golf Association Events.”


Do you have a favorite golf course in the area? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post. Happy National Golf Month!