Welcome to the swing shift

Inviting fairways. Magnificent views. Riverside play. This is the course that Jack built.

Created in 2005, the May River Golf Course is an 18-hole, Jack Nicklaus Signature design. Shadowed by ancient oaks and winding through the May River Forest neighborhood, the 7,171 yard masterwork invites players of every skill level to face its unique set of challenges.

Fairways created from eco-friendly Paspalum turf and bunker sand imported from Ohio enhance every game played here. Several holes hugging the banks of the sun-dappled river exemplify the spectacular natural beauty found across the course, which was ranked one of the best courses in South Carolina by GolfPass readers in the Golfer’s Choice Awards.

The appeal of the Palmetto Bluff Club amenity is fortified by a world-class 4-acre short game improvement area, golf shop, grill, PGA-certified golf instructors, and a professional caddie program.

Experience the course

Hole by Hole

A word from

Jack Nicklaus

“The May River Golf Course is a thinking man’s golf course where proper thinking, coupled with the proper shot execution, will be rewarded.”

Environmental Awareness

Stays the Course.

Working in conjunction with the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy, the May River Golf Course has earned Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary status from Audubon International. The designation was granted by Audubon International across all categories, including wildlife and habitat management, outreach and education, and environmental planning. In addition, the Palmetto Bluff follows the Conservancy’s guidance to protect the natural habitats of the wildlife that live on and near the course.