Golf Courses Near Rock Hill, SC
Rock Hill, a small city in upstate South Carolina, is located by the border with North Carolina and just 25 miles from Charlotte. Known as “Football City, USA” because its high schools have produced so many players who have made the NFL, Rock Hill could also be called the “Disc Golf Capital of the U.S.,” as since 1999 the United States Disc Golf Championship has been contested in Rock Hill at Winthrop University. As for regular golf, Rock Hill has a couple of private courses as well as two courses that permit you to make tee times. Rambling on rolling terrain, the heavily wooded Waterford Golf Club will test your shotmaking skills with lakes and creeks that enter the fray on 16 holes. Keep an eye out for a Hot Deal when making a tee time at Pinetuck Golf Club, a layout that flows in all directions and where you’ll likely encounter some wildlife. The nearby town of Fort Mill is home to three notable tee time options: Fort Mill Golf Club, which features nines designed by Donald Ross and George Cobb; Tega Cay Golf Club, a 27-hole facility surrounded by Lake Wylie; and Springfield Golf Club, which Golf Advisor rates among South Carolina’s top courses.
There’s plenty to do in Rock Hill besides golf and disc golf. The city is on the Catawba River and you can get back to nature on the river (several tour operators run white water rapids excursions) and at the city’s 31 parks. If you are interested in the arts and culture. Rock Hill is home to a host of museums. The Downtown Historic District features 12 contiguous buildings that date as far back as 1840. Rock Hill’s biggest annual event is the 10-day Come See Me Festival, which is a celebration of spring and draws over 100,000 people to town. Southern Living magazine has rated it the no. 1 festival in South Carolina. Still looking for more diversions? Charlotte’s big city attractions are 25 miles away.