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Country Club of Charleston
Country Club of Charleston
1 Country Club Dr
Charleston, SC  29412-2221

Phone: (843) 795-2312
Website: www.countryclubofcharleston.com
Type: Private  Category: Golf Club
Par: 71  Yards: 6587
Rating: 71.7  Slope: 127

Established in 1786, the Country Club of Charleston was the first golf club in the United States. The current course was designed by Seth Raynor in 1925, with revisions by John LaFoy in 1990 after Hurricane Hugo leveled hundreds of trees there. The course is vintage Raynor, with sectioned tabletop greens, flat linear bunkers with steep grass slopes, and some bold and unusual holes. Without question the most (in)famous hole is the 187-yard 11th, to a narrow angled tabletop green with amazingly deep bunkers on either side. Ben Hogan cursed the hole, and it is not unusual in tournament play to see players lay up short of the green rather than go back-and-forth from bunker to bunker. Other notable holes include the 432-yard 16th protected in front by a deep Lion's Mouth bunker, and the 333-yard 14th which features one of the best greens Raynor ever built.

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C.C. of Charleston to host 2019 U.S. Women's Open
12/01/2015 by of United States Golf Association
The site of the annual Azalea and Senior Azalea Invitational will host its second USGA championship, and first since the 2013 U.S. Women's Amateur

Golf Course Review: The Country Club of Charleston, home to the Azalea Amateur
01/20/2012 by of AmateurGolf.com Staff
Site of one of the top amateur events each season, The Country Club of Charleston plays much tougher than its 6,800-yard layout

Tournaments
Sep 25, 2019Senior Azalea Invitational
May 30, 2019U.S. Women's Open Championship
Mar 22, 2018Azalea Invitational
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