Golf Course Information
Nestled along the shores of Lake Thurmond is the Hickory Knob State Resort Park Golf Course. This huge reservoir lake serves as a defining feature of this challenging course, as the waters of Lake Thurmond are visible or come into play on every hole. In order to score at Hickory Knob, be prepared to hit a variety of shots. There is a tremendous assortment of slopes, contours, fairway widths, and bunkering, so bring your A game to this great golf tract.
The surrounding park and amenities are a tremendous asset to this golf course. The staff at the park will assist you in arranging your golf package for the weekend or in planning golf outings and tournaments large and small.
Rated a Great Value by Golf Digest for its unique combination of bargain rates, challenging golf and picturesque scenery, Hickory Knob has everything you want in a golf course and more. Bring a foursome and stay a while.
The only full-service resort in the S.C. State Park Service, Hickory Knob rests on rolling, wooded shoreline alongside 70,000-acre Strom Thurmond Reservoir on the Savannah River: South Carolina's "West Coast."
The park's amenities also include a boat ramp, campgrounds and one of the state's most popular mountain biking trails. Serene and tucked away, location is another plus for this destination, with picturesque, historic small towns such as Abbeville and Greenwood nearby and Augusta and Anderson (and Clemson) just an easy drive away.
Golf Course Info
- Course: 18 Holes
- Course Type: Resort
- Architect: Tom Jackson
- Opened: 1982
- Season: Year Round
Golf Course Stats
- Back Tees: 6560 Yards
- Back Slope: 119
- Back Rating: 71.5
From McCormick: Take Hwy. 378 W. and drive 6 mi. Turn ri. onto Hwy 7. Drive 2 mi. and turn left at the park entrance. Continue for 3 mi to park lodge.
Green Fees and Rates
Weekends and holidays/18 holes
Green fee: $20/person, Cart fee: $15/person
Green fee: $15/person, Cart fee: $15/person
Contact the park for rates during Masters week and other special event pricing and discounts.
After 2 p.m. seven days a week: Play and ride $20/person
Tee Times & Reservations
ReservationsCall 864-391-2450 For Reservation Policy
Golf Course Amenities
Pro On Site:
Homes On Course:
200, 150, 100 Yard Markers
We're not only a great golf course! Hickory Knob is also the perfect place for a corporate meeting, church retreat, family reunion or other group outing. We have a variety of meeting rooms and venues that accommodate from 28 to 200 people. These meeting spaces include wi-fi, and the larger options include small warming kitchens. On-site catering is available for all meeting rooms. Please ask about this service when making your reservations.
Contact the golf course for upcoming events.
Hickory Knob State Resort Park is more than just one of the best golf courses in South Carolina. It is also a fantastic venue for the special days in your life, including your wedding day! We have the eloquent venue, breathtaking scenery and hospitable service you need to remove the hassles and create memories.
Wireless internet service is available now at Hickory Knob. Most of the campus including lodge rooms, cabins and meeting rooms can access the wi-fi service.
Lodge Rooms : Seventy lodge/motel rooms sleep two to four people and include a color television, telephone, automatic coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer and two double beds.
Six lodge/motel rooms sleep up to 2 people and include a color television, telephone, automatic coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hair dryer and 1 king bed.
One Bedroom Cabin/Villa : Eighteen one-bedroom/one-bath duplex cabins accommodate up to four people.
The duplex cabins, located 100 to 150 yards from the lake, include bath and bed linens, basic cooking and eating utensils, television, automatic coffee maker, air conditioning and heat, outside grill, picnic table and telephone.
Two double beds are located in the bedroom.
Reservations : To make a lodging reservation, call the park toll free at 1-800-491-1764 or reserve online at www.HickoryKnobResort.com.
Group reservations can be made up to 15 months in advance, groups are considered to be 5 or more rooms. You can make group reservations by calling the park toll free at 1-800-491-1764.
Restaurant and Dining Options:
The Hickory Knob Restaurant, a full-service restaurant, is located at the southern end of the Lodge building. The restaurant serves buffet-style as well as menu orders three times a day, seven days a week and can seat up to 150 people in the main dining area.
On-site and off-site catering services are also available. Please contact the park directly for more information.
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