Golf Course

81 Holes of Private Golf

81 holes of champion golf, offering of the most diverse golf experiences in the Carolinas. Coupled with a top management company, St James Plantation is a great choice for the avid golfer. Each course at St. James Plantation is uniquely designed to offer diverse golfing experiences, from challenging and strategic layouts to more forgiving and family-friendly designs, all set against the picturesque backdrop of the Coastal Carolinas.

The Founders Club

This 18-hole course, opened in 1991 and designed by P.B. Dye, is the first course and clubhouse established at St. James. It offers a challenging yet enjoyable golfing experience with its thoughtful course design, including strategically placed bunkers and expansive fairways. The course also provides impressive views of the Carolina’s Intracoastal Waterway and marshes, enhancing the golfing experience. As an Audubon Certified Cooperative Sanctuary course, it also emphasizes environmental conservation.

The Members Club

Comprising 27 holes, this course includes an 18-hole segment designed by three-time US Open Champion Hale Irwin and a 9-hole part by Tim Cate. The course is known for its player-friendly layout with wide fairways and sizable level greens, making it suitable for players of all skill levels, including families. The design of the Members Club focuses on an enjoyable pace of play with visually appealing features.

The Players Club

Designed by Tim Cate, this 18-hole course is integrated beautifully into the natural landscape of Carolina pines and hardwoods. It boasts well-maintained greens and introduces environmental challenges that test a golfer’s skill and strategy. Each hole on the Players Club Course is distinct, offering varying levels of motivation and challenge to players, making it a dynamic and engaging golf experience.

The Reserve Club

A Nicklaus-designed par-72 course, The Reserve Club caters to golfers who prefer a high risk-reward style of play. Set amidst lush vegetation and surrounding wooded wetlands, the course is distinguished by its varied terrain, including multi-level green complexes and split fairways. This diversity in the course layout keeps the game interesting and competitive, appealing to players who enjoy a challenging round of golf.

The Founders Club Stats

Par: 72
Length: 6863 yards
Slope Rating: 137

The Members Club Stats

Par: 72
Length: 6817 yards from the longest tees
Slope Rating: 135

The Players Club Stats

Par: 72
Length: 6855 yards from the longest tees
Slope Rating: 144

The Reserve Club Stats

Par: 72
Length: 7193 yards from the longest tees
Slope Rating: 147