Palmetto Golf Club is the oldest operating 18 hole course in it’s original location in the Southeast. This private course was founded in 1892 by Thomas Hitchcock, a prominent NY sportsman and designed by Dr. Alister Mackenzie who also designed Augusta National Golf Club.
Many notable people have played the course including golf legends Ben Hogan and Bobby Jones, Presidents Eisenhower and Taft, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and Barry Goldwater. Like Palmetto, Aiken golf is known for all of it’s beautifully designed courses throughout this beautiful country-side.
Palmetto Golf Club is only open to the public during Masters Week. See website for more information and tee times.
Photo credit Palmetto Golf Club