Top 15 courses in South Carolina in 2015 according to Golf Advisor reviews

Few states carry a mix of both prestige and affordability quite like South Carolina. At one end of the spectrum, Kiawah Island and Hilton Head Island's top golf resorts host PGA Tour events and major championships, while destinations like Myrtle Beach showcase incredible selection and value. Far too few tourists and snowbirds venture inland, where the courses are even more affordable, and plenty of unsung layouts can be found.

The top 15 golf courses in South Carolina , as rated by Golf Advisor raters in 2015, showcase a little bit of all the Palmetto State has to offer. Courses' scores were calculated on a mix of their overall and subcategory ratings. You can click on each golf course name to find detailed ratings and review information.

Top 15 courses in South Carolina in 2015

Hilton Head Island
Architect: Gary Player


Clemson
Architect: D.J. DeVictor


Myrtle Beach
Architect: Dan Maples


Hilton Head Island
Architect: Bob Cupp, Arthur Hills


Mount Pleasant
Architect: Arnold Palmer


Bluffton
Architect: Gary Player


Bluffton
Architect: Clyde Johnston


Lancaster
Architect: Bruce Brodsky


North Augusta
Architect: Tom Jackson


Hilton Head Island
Architect: Pete Dye


Conway
Architect: Dan Maples


Kiawah Island
Architect: Pete Dye


Hilton Head Island
Architect: Robert Trent Jones Sr.


Blythewood
Architect: P.B. Dye


Hilton Head Island
Architect: Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye


* Denotes 36-hole facility.

* Editor's Note: The original version of this list included Thistle Golf Club, which is located just north of the border in Sunset Beach, N.C. It has been removed and inserted into the North Carolina top 20 ranking . The South Carolina top 15 has been adjusted accordingly.

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