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Woodside Plantation Country Club -Plantation
803/649-4735
1000 Clubhouse Dr
Aiken , SC
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Aiken Golf Club
803/649-6029
557 Highland Park Dr
Aiken , SC
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
J. Inglis and Donald Ross

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Woodside Plantation Country Club -Wysteria
803/649-4735
1000 Clubhouse Dr
Aiken , SC
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Houndslake Country Club
803/648-3333
1900 Houndslake Dr
Aiken , SC
Type
Private
# of Holes
27
Course Architect
Joe Lee

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Sage Valley Golf Club
(803) 663-0900
2240 Sage Valley Dr
Graniteville, SC
 
Palmetto Golf Club
803/649-2951
275 Berrie Rd
Aiken , SC
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Alister MacKenzie

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Cedar Creek Golf Club
803/648-4206
2475 Club Dr
Aiken , SC
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Arthur Hills

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Midland Valley Country Club
803/663-7332
Hwy 1
Aiken , SC
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ellis Maples

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New Ellenton Golf Course
803/652-7867
301 Fairway Dr
New Ellenton , SC
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1966
Course Architect
Haines Waters

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Northside Golf Club
803/643-1034
2287 Columbia Hwy N
Aiken , SC
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Alex Hamilton

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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