Press Release Summary = The Hampton Club in Georgia may just have the prettiest marsh golf on the East Coast. Georgia course reviews at GolfGeorgia.com.
Press Release Body = By Tim McDonald, National Golf Editor, Golf Publisher Syndications
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (March 7, 2007) - Of all the marsh golf courses I\'ve played, from Florida north through Myrtle Beach and the Carolinas, the Hampton Club may be the best, in terms of the views.
That\'s because, at the Hampton Club, the views are from the marsh. Yes, you are literally in the marsh surrounding St. Simons Island, out there with the ospreys, bald eagles, woodpeckers and other marsh critters.
How did they do that? Well, they carved four holes on the islands off the mainland. You get to them via a series of elevated bridges. You are the marsh and the marsh is you.
How did they do that? Well, the course was built before all those pesky environmentalists started making waves about such things. It\'s a unique experience and one that will probably stay that way.
\"I\'m pretty sure they wouldn\'t allow a development like this now,\" Brunswick resident Bud St. Pierre said. \"Back then, they\'d let it go.\"
Situated on the relatively isolated northern-most reaches of the barrier island, the Hampton Club pulses with the kind of raw beauty usually found on these islands of the southeastern coast, with ancient oaks framing the fairways. It\'s simply one terrific, camera-ready view after another.
\"The first seven or eight years, it was really something,\" General Manager Rick Mattox said. \"The development started back in the \'90s. Now, it\'s like we\'re part of the island.\"
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March 5, 2007 Any opinions expressed above are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of the management.