Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Patriots Point Links on Charleston Harbor
1 Patriots Point Road
Mount Pleasant SC 29464
Par 72, 6955 yards
73 rating, 126 slope
Architect: William Byrd
Situated on the edge of Charleston Harbor, this course offers spectacular views of downtown Charleston, Fort Sumter, and ships arriving from all over the world. Patriots Point has been a favorite place to play for local Charleston golfers and resort guests. It is located in Mount Pleasant at the foot of the Cooper River bridge and just a quick five minute drive from downtown. Amenities include a lighted driving range with PGA instruction, a southern style clubhouse, and golfers’ grill and patio.
With four sets of tees ranging from 5100 to 7000 yards, players of all skill levels will enjoy this course on the Charleston Harbor.A South Carolina tradition since 1979, the course has been awarded “Best Par-3 in the Lowcountry” for its 17th hole, an island green poised in the Charleston Harbor with sweeping vistas of Fort Sumter, Shem Creek and the historic downtown skyline. This is a golf hole that will not be forgotten. The often-changing wind that sweeps across the harbor can make the course play take on a completely different perspective from one round to the next. This links style par 72 championship course was also rated “South Carolina Course of the Year for 2001” by the National Golf Course Owners Association. Any golf trip to South Carolina’s historic city of Charleston is not complete without a round at this memorable harbor side golf course.
Loggerhead sea turtle, Leatherback sea turtle, American Alligator, Eastern Box Turtle, Common Snapping Turtle, Diamond Back Terrapin Turtle, Black Racer Snake, Yellow Rat Snake, Banded Water Snake, Eastern King Snake, Scarlet Sanke, Bobcat, Coyote, River Otter, Gray Fox, Racoon, White Tailed Deer, American Mink, Bonnethead shark, Squid, Dolphin, Cannonball Jellyfish, Atlantic Flying Fish, Horseshoe crab
Least Terns, Royal Terns, Caspian Terns, Sanderlings, Pelicans, Osprey, Oyster Catchers, Semipalmated Plovers, Great Egrets, Green Heron, Spotted Sandpiper, Merlin, Wild Turkey, Osprey Bald Eagle, Laughing Gull, Woodpecker, Carolina Wren, Southern Mockingbird, Eastern Bluebird, Red-winged blackbird, house finch, Turkey Vulture, Snowy Egret, Kingfisher, Wood Stork, Painted Bunting, Blue Jay, Great Crested Flycatcher, American Crow, Great Horned Owl
HOW TO GET THERE:
By Plane: The closest major airport is the Charleston International Airport (CHS