Sporting Life // 5 min Read

The Ultimate May River Golf Experience

Written by Palmetto Bluff

Apr 13, 2023

Discover the May River Golf Course at Palmetto Bluff

Nestled in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry lies the May River Golf Course, a true gem in the world of golf. These inviting fairways are much more than just a golf course; it's a luxurious, personalized experience that caters to golfers of all skill levels. From the stunning natural beauty to the high-touch, white-glove service, the May River Golf Course is a haven that you won't want to miss as a Palmetto Bluff Club Member.

Continue reading to learn more about the ultimate experience you can discover at the May River golf course.

Designed with Nature

As you step onto the course, you'll immediately feel Palmetto Bluff’s warm hospitality. The May River Golf Course, designed by the renowned Jack Nicklaus, is fit to cater to the needs of golfers, from novices to professionals. The course's wide-open, welcoming layout ensures that everyone feels at home on the greens.

The May River Golf Course has also earned Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary status from Audubon International. The course’s certification as a nature sanctuary is a testament to the course's commitment to conservation and sustainability. In addition, Palmetto Bluff follows the Conservancy’s guidance to protect the natural habitats of the wildlife that live on and near the course. You can rest assured that every aspect of the course is designed to work in harmony with nature.

Member Events

The May River Golf Course goes beyond the typical golf experience by focusing on member events. From golf tournaments to all-day affairs with neighbors, friends, and families, the May River Golf Course is the perfect setting for creating lifelong memories.

From the Bird Hunt, which combines golf and shooting with a wild game-themed menu, to the Member Revelry where members compete for bragging rights in separate men's and women's tournaments, these events are sure to delight golf enthusiasts and foodies alike. The Summer Slam, a six person scramble, is a fun-filled day of golf and camaraderie. The Homecoming July 4th event pits family against family in a friendly and competitive game, making it the perfect way to spend the holiday with loved ones. These events showcase the experience that May River Golf Course provides, combining the thrill of the game with the finest amenities and entertainment.

We also want to note that the farm-to-table food used for these events is sourced locally from the Palmetto Bluff Farm, offering a true taste of the Lowcountry!

Golf Amenities

For those looking to improve their game, the May River Golf Course offers instruction from four PGA professional trainers, TrackMan golfing technology, and club fittings. The practice facility is a revolutionary feature of the course, with a two side driving range and a five acre short game area. This area is unlike any other in the Lowcountry, offering golfers a chance to hone their skills in a beautiful, natural setting.

The May River Golf Course is also home to a pro shop that carries all high-end golf equipment and clothing. Every detail of the course has been thoughtfully planned to ensure that golfers have everything they need for an exceptional experience. Whether you're looking for new golf clubs, high-end golf apparel, or souvenirs, the pro shop has you covered!

New Expansions

Palmetto Bluff is taking its already stellar sporting offerings to greater heights with the unveiling of a unique and exciting new golf course. The innovative reverse nine-hole course, designed by the renowned golf architect King-Collins, will be located near the picturesque crossroads area of Moreland Village, beckoning golf enthusiasts of all skill levels to come and experience its magic.

This one-of-a-kind course takes a non-traditional approach, offering the added element of play in reverse. With holes ranging from 1,000 to 3,000 yards, golfers can enjoy a fresh and exciting experience each time they play, without fear of monotony setting in. The sandy soil provides the perfect foundation for firm and fast conditions, showcasing the diverse and challenging terrain that awaits players of all abilities.

King-Collins has expertly crafted a golfing landscape that provides endless shotmaking possibilities, while also evoking a sense of wonder and discovery as players explore the course. The new nine-hole golf course at Palmetto Bluff is a testament to their dedication to designing grounds that inspire players and create lasting memories.

These expansions will provide golfers with even more legendary experiences and opportunities to challenge their skills.

Enjoy the Luxury of Golf at Palmetto Bluff

With over 2100 rounds of golf played each year, it's easy to see why the May River Golf Course is a popular destination for golfers around the world. However, the May River Golf experience is not just about golf; it's a way of life. The course's personalized service, exquisite hospitality, and luxurious amenities allow those to see what it’s like to become a part of the Palmetto Bluff community.

The May River Golf Course is just a glimpse of the experience you will have as a Palmetto Bluff Club Member. If you're looking for a place to call home in the Lowcountry, Palmetto Bluff has everything you need, from golf to waterways, and luxury to relaxation. Contact us today to learn more about the lifestyle that awaits you at the Bluff!