Great golf in the present complements Charleston`s living past

Released on = April 23, 2007, 12:31 pm

Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = You\'ll find great golf and more in and around Charleston.
Top golf destinations at

Press Release Body = From the architecture-rich downtown to the harbor and Atlantic
beaches, the Charleston area offers history, classic Southern hospitality and
restaurants, and great golf resorts like Wild Dunes and Kiawah Island.

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Here I am, in yet another Charleston graveyard.

I\'ve been wandering around downtown all morning, since just after sun-up. My plan
was to absorb the architecture of the old houses in the historic district.

But I was drawn into a cemetery at the Circular Church by the way the slanting light
struck the headstones. That started it. Now I duck into every cemetery I see.

Looking at the final resting places of all these people who died so long ago helps
me get a sense of time going by. History here has an authenticity to it - this city
lives in it every day.

Of course, Charleston doesn\'t shy from marketing its history - there are guided
\"ghost tours\" in many of these graveyards - or from its reputation as a city of
\"firsts.\" First shot of the Civil War. First museum. And, they say, first golf
course, opened downtown in 1776.

There are no golf courses in downtown Charleston these days, but the area does have
some nice options.

Charleston golf must-plays
Kiawah Island Golf Resort is 30 to 40 minutes away by car, but Charleston claims it
for its own. Who wouldn\'t, with this five-course resort awaiting?

Kiawah Island host an all-star design lineup featuring Tom Fazio, Jack Nicklaus,
Gary Player and Pete Dye, whose Ocean course will wow you with scenery then eat you
for lunch.

A bit closer to downtown on the Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes Resort is home to two
top-notch, nationally recognized Fazio designs. The Links plays among giant sand
dunes and, befitting its name, finishes along the Atlantic. The Harbor plays more

For more details visit - :

April 20, 2007
Any opinions expressed above are those of the writer and do not necessarily
represent the views of the management.

GolfPublisher Syndications
Email -
Website -

Web Site =

Contact Details = Email -

  • Printer Friendly Format
  • Back to previous page...
  • Back to home page...
  • Submit your press releases...