Interested in Mount Pleasant, SC, golf communities? Watch this second video in our Mount Pleasant Golf series. Here, we interview Rivertowne Country Club director of golf Bucky Dudley. The 18-hole Rivertowne course in north Mount Pleasant off Highway 17 is an Arnold Palmer signature design built in 2001. Five sets of tees makes the course playable for almost any level golfer with the ladies’ tee playing at 5,300 yards and the championship tee at 7,150 yards.
The Rivertowne course is Zagat rated and consistently earns 4.5 stars from Golf Digest. Rivertowne has welcomed two LPGA events, including the Ginn Tribute hosted by Annika Sorenstam. Ladies’ golf celebrities Lorena Ochoa and Cristie Kerr have also played the course.
As far as memberships go, the semi-private golf club has some of the most competitive fees in the Charleston area, a full schedule of member tournaments, active Kids’ Clubs and numerous family events. One of the most popular events is the Nine and Dine in which parents can bring their children to the Kids Club, play a nine-hole round, and then reconvene for dinner at the Rivertowne Clubhouse. Other events include Ladies’ Bridge and weekly member yoga classes at the clubhouse, proving that there is more to do at Rivertowne than just golf.
The video also discusses why Charleston is such a great area for playing with its 12-month golf season. In fact, in the spring and fall, the weather is perfect for golf. Rivertowne prides itself on always having immaculate, well-maintained grounds that provides perfect course conditions. After learning to play the Rivertowne course, golfers will be well poised to play anywhere else in the country regardless of course difficulty.
If you are interested in Rivertowne real estate, check out this video tour of the neighborhood, which further highlights neighborhood features, history and home types.