Coastal South Carolina USA


The Links at Stono Ferry Wins State of South Carolina Golf Course of the Year Award


The South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association has named The Links at Stono Ferry of Hollywood, SC the 2011 Golf Course of the Year. The announcement was made at the Association’s Fall Meeting last week at Seabrook Island Resort. This comes on the heels of Stono Ferry also winning the Charleston Area Golf Course of the Year Award in August.

The South Carolina Board of Directors selected The Links at Stono Ferry as its winner based on the following criteria established by the National and State Golf Course Owners Associations:

• Exceptional quality of the course
• Exceptional quality of the management
• Outstanding contribution to the community
• Significant contribution to the game of golf

“This is a big day for Stono Ferry,” stated Club General Manager and PGA Professional Greg Wood. “This award means everything and speaks to the unwavering dedication and support of our owner, Pat Barber, and our dedicated staff to make Stono Ferry the very best it can be day in and day out. We not only work together to provide a great experience for our members and daily fee guests, we have remained committed to being a great partner in the community. Giving back is a central philosophy here and it gives us great pride when we help those in need,” said Wood.

“Stono Ferry should be very proud of the respect their fellow owners and operators have shown with this award,” stated Terry Sedalik, Exectuive Director of the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. “Their efforts to make Stono Ferry and the golf industry more successful are too be commended and this award signifies the contributions they have made to the game of golf,” said Sedalik.

Stono Ferry is now eligible for the National Golf Course of the Year Award which is expected to be announced later this year. Stono Ferry became eligible for the statewide award after winning the 2011 Charleston Area Golf Course of the Year award this summer.

The Links at Stono Ferry is a semi-private golf facility open for member and public play. The club is located 20 minutes from downtown Charleston, just off Hwy. 17 in Hollywood, SC. For tee times and more information please call (843) 763-1817 or visit

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