Most Affordable Golf Communities in South Carolina

by Robert Borges on March 20, 2020

You won’t find many “best of” golf retirement destination lists that don’t include South Carolina. But did you know many of the golf communities in The Palmetto State are also pretty inexpensive? It’s true, and here we’ll share details on some of those most affordable golf communities in South Carolina. 

Fripp Island- Fripp Island, SC
Homes/Condos priced from the $100,000s

Fripp Island SC affordable golf community

With two acclaimed championship golf courses, the 3,000-acre gated community was recently honored as one of Links Magazine's "100 Best Golf Resorts in North America."  This affordable South Carolina golf community is a designated wildlife sanctuary that combines scenic coastal nature areas and private beach access with an appealing array of real estate options, resort services and recreational amenities, including: a beach club complex, two golf clubhouses, a racquet club and a children's activity program, with multiple dining options, swimming pools and a grocery store on-site. 

Mount Vintage- North Augusta, SC
Homes priced from the $300,000s

Mount Vintage SC affordable golf community

Golf course architect Tom Jackson designed twenty-seven holes that fit perfectly into the diverse topography of this affordable golf community in South Carolina. The clubhouse is centered on a fully restored piedmont plantation house, circa 1840. The golf club is semi-private and also includes a state-of-the-art practice facility, professionally staffed Pro Shop, private lockers and The Grille. Convenient to shopping and entertainment, The Blue Ridge Mountains, Atlantic Ocean beaches, and the cities of Atlanta and Charlotte are just a two and a half hours drive.

Savannah Lakes Village- McCormick, SC
Homes priced from the $300,000s

Savannah Lakes Village affordable golf community in South Carolina

Featuring two 18-hole lakefront golf clubs, clubhouses, and a recreation/cultural center with tennis and indoor/outdoor pools, this 4,000 acre South Carolina golf community borders the pristine 70,000 acre Lake Thurmond, 63,368 acres of preserved state park and national forest land, and the Little River Blueway Outdoor Adventure Region. Savannah Lakes provides a vibrant lakefront lifestyle with an exciting mix of recreational and social events for both residents and visiting friends and family.

Sun City Hilton Head- Bluffton, SC
Homes priced from the mid $200,000s

Sun City Hilton Head affordable SC golf community

Retire in golfing paradise at Sun City Hilton Head, a premier 55+ community in South Carolina. This gated enclave near Hilton Head Island boasts three championship golf courses, including an executive course, all amidst stunning scenery with hundred-year-old oaks. Beyond golf, enjoy affordable homes with a variety of amenities, social events, and on-site activities geared towards an active lifestyle.

The Reserve- Pawleys Island, SC
Homes/Condos/Townhomes priced from $300,000

The Reserve affordable SC golf community

Golfers seeking a luxurious South Carolina retreat should look no further than The Reserve. This private gated community boasts a championship 18-hole course designed by Greg Norman, alongside direct beach access and a marina. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Waccamaw River, The Reserve offers a variety of amenities beyond the fairway, perfect for those who enjoy the Lowcountry lifestyle. The best part? Real estate here can be had for as low as $300,000!


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