Best of 2018: South Carolina

The best golf courses you can play according to our community of golf courses reviewers.
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club's 383-yard closer is both beautiful and dangerous.

The yearly Golf Advisor state best-of lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our community throughout the year. We use our Golf Advisor Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's weighted subcategory averages. Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members.

Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2018 to be eligible for this year's list.

South Carolina golf courses reviewed in 2018: 203
Reviews of South Carolina golf courses in 2018: 4,487

  1. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Resort
    4.9803882353
    81

  2. Pawleys Island, South Carolina
    Public
    2.5413352941
    91

  3. Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
    Resort
    3.2776352941
    96

  4. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Resort
    4.3235235294
    54

  5. Kiawah Island, South Carolina
    Resort
    4.9768588235
    65

  6. Kiawah Island, South Carolina
    Resort
    5.0
    6

  7. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.5714428571
    21

  8. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Resort
    4.3579285714
    59

  9. Conway, South Carolina
    Public
    4.1269714286
    46

  10. Greenwood, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.3769
    214

  11. Cheraw, South Carolina
    Public
    4.6351352941
    314

  12. Clemson, South Carolina
    Public
    4.7628882353
    303

  13. Bluffton, South Carolina
    Public
    3.9821058824
    1146

  14. Blythewood, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.7308941176
    382

  15. Lancaster, South Carolina
    Public
    4.5558588235
    899

  16. Manning, South Carolina
    Public/Resort
    4.4207941176
    129

  17. Parris Island, South Carolina
    Military
    4.6403058824
    299

  18. North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Semi-Private/Resort
    4.6063294118
    32

  19. North Augusta, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.6144058824
    515

  20. Santee, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.3943941176
    436

  21. Travelers Rest, South Carolina
    Public/Resort
    4.5187529412
    214

  22. North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Public
    4.2032117647
    49

  23. Isle of Palms, South Carolina
    Resort
    4.2603529412
    137

  24. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    3.7682857143
    43

  25. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
    Semi-Private
    4.1919352941
    1384

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After going to Myrtle Beach almost every year from 1989 to 2010 haven’t gone back ! Wondering what’s going on as far as golf and restaurants , bars . Noticed that many courses have closed and have no idea what the “go to “ courses are ? We used to go to NY Prime and a few other places .we could use a little help with golf and lodging. Any suggestions?

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I am a member at Wyboo Golf Club in Manning, SC. Does this mean we are #16 in the State? I love this course and it is a Gem hidden in the country outside of Florence, SC and Columbia, SC. I just wanted to know the exact ranking according to Golf Advisor. Thank you and I enjoy reading your articles and reviews.

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Yes, based on 2018 reviews from our community

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Hmmm...Prestwick in Top 25 but Not True Blue or Kings North ..I play lots of Myrtle Beach courses so very surprised to see Prestwick in South Carolina Top 25..

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