Jennifer Cox, Lake Life Realty

The Upstate of South Carolina is home to numerous golf courses and golf communities. The somewhat mild climate allows golf enthusiasts to enjoy the game for a majority of the year (though you may want to grab an early tee time during the hot summer months).

Oconee County is known as the “Golden Corner” of South Carolina and is home to quite the assortment of golf communities. Whether you are looking to retire or looking to raise a family – if you want to be on the golf course – there is a community for you!

Chickasaw Point

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Chickasaw Point, located in Westminster, South Carolina, is a gated community on Lake Hartwell.It has an 18-hole public golf course designed by Parker Gibson that has many elevation changes and numerous ponds.There is a full service pro shop and the bar and grill is located on the top level of the clubhouse.

Average pricing of property In Chickasaw Point:


  • Interior $10,000
  • Waterfront $60,000

Single Family Homes

  • Interior $245,000
  • Waterfront $360,000

Cross Creek Plantation

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Cross Creek Plantation is a 500 acre gated community located in Seneca, South Carolina.It is home to an 18-hole private golf course that was designed by P.B. Dye.The amazing clubhouse sits overlooking the course and provides both casual and formal dining as well.

Average Pricing of Property In Cross Creek Plantation:

  • Lots $18,000
  • Single Family Homes $395,000

Falcon’s Lair

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Falcon’s Lair Golf & Residential Community is located in Walhalla, South Carolina.The 18-hole public golf course opened in 1991 and was designed by Harry Bowers.It measures 6,866 yards and is open year round.

Average Pricing of Property In Falcons Lair:

  • Lots $40,000
  • Single Family Homes $215,000

Foxwood Hills

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Foxwood Hills is located in Westminster, South Carolina on Lake Hartwell.It is a combination of primary residences and vacation homes.The 9-hole public golf course was designed by Bob Peden and opened in 1986.It measures 2,765 yards and offers two sets of tees for varying skill levels.

Average Pricing of Property In Foxwood Hills


  • Interior $8,00
  • Waterfront $60,000

Single Family Homes $235,000

Keowee Key®

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Keowee Key® is a gated community located in Salem, South Carolina along the shores of Lake Keowee.It is home to a 6,426 yard 18-hole private golf course that was originally designed by George Cobb but was renovated by Richard Mandell in 2006. The clubhouse houses a fully stocked pro shop and locker rooms.They also have a full time golf pro and assistant pro to help you work on your game.

Average Pricing of Property In Keowee Key®


  • Interior $30,000
  • Waterfront $145,000

Condos $142,000

Townhomes $198,000

Single Family Homes

  • Waterfront $675,000
  • Interior $250,000

Other Courses In Oconee County

Oconee Country Club

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The Oconee Country Club was built in 1948 and is an 18-hole semi-private golf club.They also have two practice greens and a practice range.The clubhouse is home to a fully stocked pro shop and a bar and grill.Memberships are available and it is open year round to the public.