Patriots Point Golf Links

One Patriots Point Rd,

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina SC 29464

  • Office

    +1 (843) 881 0042
  • Pro shop

    +1 (843) 849 2385
  • Fax

    +1 (843) 881 0044
  • Golf pro

    Nick Short (General Mgr)
  • Academy

    Affiniti Golf Academy at Patriots Point

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Seaside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Willard Byrd
SSS or slope






How to get there:

3 miles E of Charleston

From the centre of Charleston take US-17 east, direction Mt Pleasant. From the eastern (Mt Pleasant) side of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge follow West Columbia Blvd, direction Patriots Point / Fort Moultrie. After a few hundred yards turn right into Lo Bud Darby Blvd, direction Patriots Point. Follow road past the USS Yorktown to Patriots Point Links clubhouse.

Patriots Point Golf Links

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1981

Patriots Point Golf Links: Located just across the new Arthur Ravenel bridge from historic downtown Charleston, Patriots Point is home to a very playable and enjoyable golf course, a championship layout that offers many stunning views, especially on the closing stretch. Located on Charleston Harbor's shoreline, the Patriot's two out-and-back, nine-hole loops are relatively flat and open. There is always the chance to card a good score here, provided you stay out of the many water hazards, and providing the wind is not blowing too fiercely. The good-width fairways and short semi-rough should make ball-finding relatively easy if you are wayward; if you are really wayward, an adjoining fairway might just come to your rescue. A lightish sprinkling of palms, oaks and some willows, lend an extra touch of definition to what is otherwise a distinctly open environment. The back-nine has the more interesting, scenic and wind-exposed holes. After coming through the only semi tree-lined section of the course at the par-3 14th and par-4 15th, the superb closing stretch really takes off. The par-4 16th, played alongside the Cooper River, has a tough approach across water to find the safety of the green. Spectacular vistas onto Charleston Harbor are the hallmark of the wonderful short par-3 17th and the relatively tight par-5 18th - both holes are played on the shoreline and both finish with fiercely bunkered greens.
List of courses: Charleston / Kiawah


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (March thru' May and Oct/Nov): Mon-Thur $65; Fri-Sun $85.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted at certain time. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Patriots Point Links at Charleston Harbor, like its relatively close Mount Pleasant neighbour, RiverTowne Country Club, is a golf club owned and run by the Ginn leisure group. Patriots Point is located just o.5 miles from the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, home of the World War II aircraft carrier, USS Yorktown, also known as the Fighting Lady, and the USS Laffey - the ship that wouldn't die (open to visitors all year round).


  • Ginn Belvidere Resort

    16 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

    +1 (843) 884 3342

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    The Ginn Belvidere Resort offers you the opportunity to stay at an exclusive collection of sea-facing cottages located on Charleston Harbor just minutes from downtown. Screened porches and rocking chairs meet with high-speed Internet access and concierge services. Add to that golf privileges at RiverTowne Country Club and Patriots Point Links, and you’ll enjoy a classic Charleston experience every time. With only 10 cottages to choose from, availability is limited
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Patriots Point

    • Golf within 5 miles:


    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Rivertowne; Dunes West; Charleston National; Wild Dunes (Links and Harbor courses); Kiawah Island courses (Ocean course; Osprey Point; Turtle Point; Cougar Point & Oak Point); Links at Stono Ferry; Shadowmoss Plantation; Coosaw Creek; Crowfield.

  • Hampton Inn - Mount Pleasant / Patriots Point3-star

    255 Sessions Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    +1 (843) 881 3300

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    The Hampton Inn Charleston / Mt. Pleasant-Patriots Point is 2 miles from downtown Charleston, and 6 miles from the ocean and public beaches.
    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Patriots Point

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Kiawah Island courses (Ocean course; Osprey Point; Turtle Point; Cougar Point & Oak Point); Links at Stono Ferry; Shadowmoss Plantation; Coosaw Creek; Crowfield; Rivertowne; Dunes West; Charleston National; Wild Dunes (Links and Harbor courses).

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