2017 was a pretty good year for golf around the Grand Strand area and River Oaks Golf Plantation was no exception. The continued resurgence of this great golf facility had possibly its busiest year yet both on and off the course. PGA Head Professional, Scott Taylor and his staff have worked tirelessly on several projects that have really inmproved the experience at River Oaks.
Biggest project and improvement at River Oaks is undoubtedly the addition of the covering to the large back patio directly behind the clubhouse. It now provides shade from the hot summer sunshine and shelter from any “liquid sunshine” as we like to call in here in the Golf Capital of the World. The presentation makes the back of the clubhouse look like a totally different place.
”The addition of the patio covering has really transformed our back patio area” said Taylor. “Golfers now have a wonderful space to hang out after their round of golf and relax. We have received tons of positive feedback from our local golfers as well as the package play. Players really enjoy it!”
On the course improvements continue as well. New superintendent Jeff Wentzel and his crew have put in serious efforts to turn River Oaks Golf Plantation into a we maintained and finely groomed course that players will want to come back and play again and again. And they have done a marvelous job.
Of course one of the highlights of the year as always is the Thursday Night Shootouts the start right at the end of spring golf season and continue all the way into the fall. At least 125 players and most nights even more show up every Thursday for a 9-hole 4-player captains choice event. All 27 holes are used as teams compete for prizes and bragging rights each and every week. All golfers get complimentary drink tickets and dinner after the golf is done. Of course the post round activities and prizes are awarded on the aforementioned brand new back patio area.
Obviously it has been a very good year at River Oaks Golf Plantation and Scott and his staff are excited to what 2018 will bring them and their guests. This great 27-hole facility should be on all golfers list of must play places in the coming year for sure.
For more information or to make a tee time visit their website www.riveroaksgolfplantation.com or call the golf shop at 843.236.2222