Best Golf Courses Near Lexington, SC
Known for its advantageous position on Lake Murray and pleasant weather, the town of Lexington, South Carolina is a commuter suburb of Columbia. When locals and visitors seek out a playground in Lexington, they head to Lake Murray for all sorts of activities ranging from boating to fishing and jet skiing on the water and hiking, biking, and birdwatching on land. For Lexington golfers looking for a tee time discount, though, the go-to spot is Golden Hills Country Club, a Ron Garl design that narrows and toughens when it tucks back by a creek. Golden Hills has appeared on Golf Advisor’s lists of top courses in South Carolina. Other premier courses in Lexington’s orbit include the player-friendly Northwoods Golf Club and Linrick Golf Club, a tough muni, in Columbia, and the Black Course at Cobblestone Park, a true gem in Blythewood. Cobblestone Park is the home of the University of South Carolina golf teams. Once you’ve finished your golf for the day, attractions in Columbia such as the Riverbanks Zoo (one of the finest in the nation) or a visit to Lexington’s The Winery Mercer House, one of only 10 all-natural and organic wineries in the nation, can top off a great day.