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Getting To Know: Crowfield Golf Club

An Insightful Interview With Robert Brock Jr., Head Golf Professional

By Brian Weis


Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Robert Brock Jr. who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
Crowfield Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course that is 4-star rated by Golf Digest. The course was designed by Bob Spence and Tom Jackson. Crowfield is Owned and Operated by the City of Goose Creek. Located in the Hamlets, Crowfield is a championship golf course that is surrounded by beautiful homes and scenery. This golf course is a must play in the Charleston area!

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
This is a course where you need to play conservative. Hit your tee shot towards that 150 markers and aim for the middle of the green!

What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
The most talked about hole would be #6 at Crowfield. This dog leg right offers a very challenging tee shot. The fairway is well protected by bunkers and water the guards the right side. An accurate tee shot is required to provide an opportunity to score. The green is undulating and is protected by a large pond in the front and a tough bunker if you go long. Middle of the fairway, middle of the green!

What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
My favorite hole is the finishing hole at Crowfield. This 600 yard Par 5 is a double dog leg with a ditch that crosses the fairway 240 yards from the green. This is definitely a 3 shot hole and should be played that way. The 3rd shot is hit into a green that is protect by a bunker, but is a great opportunity to make a birdie.

Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
We have an excellent selection of craft beer at a very affordable price.

Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
Carl Zoeller - 63

Back Tee Stats
Par: 72
Yardage: 7019
Slope: 141
Rating: 74.2

More Information
Crowfield Golf Club
300 Hamlet Cir
Goose Creek, SC, 29445
843-764-4618
www.crowfieldgolf.com



 

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Written By: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.


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