Great golf by design is what The Legends Golf and Resort is all about. Being home to award-winning layouts, The Legends has been catering to all sorts of golf enthusiasts who want to test their skills among South Carolina’s finest holes that were built to perfection. Three of the famous golf courses include the Heathland Course, the Moorland Course, and the Parkland Course.
The Heathland Course has been shaped like that of the links courses of the British Isles. The featured holes were also patterned to familiar links like the St. Andrew’s and the less branded Cruden Bay and Lahinch. Designed by the famed Tom Doak, this layout features the strategically placed bunkers, the lush deep rough, and the greenside bunkers, that blend well with the unobstructed breeze to create the perfect golf challenge. Among the numerous citations that the layout boasts about include “America’s Top Golf Courses”, “Best Public Access Courses You Can Play in South Carolina”, and the “Top 10 New Resort Courses in the World” given by GOLF Magazine.
The Moorland Course on the other hand has been cited by Golf Digest as one of the “Top 50 Toughest Courses in America”. This layout was designed by P.B. Dye, a noted golf course architect and was opened for play in 1990. In order to make challenging golf rounds, Dye placed the exceptional undulations and bulkheads to the large expanses of water, sand, and waste areas. On the par-4 16th, golfers will encounter the large bunker that was named “Hell’s Half Acre.” In 1990, the course was cited by Golf Digest as among the “Top 10 New Courses of 1990.”
And in 1992, the Parkland Course had its debut. Being the last among the three, this layout offers the distinct contrasts to Heathland and Moorland. The layout features the tree-lined fairways, deep-faced bunkers, vast natural areas, the massive and multi-level greens perfectly blended to the course’s natural terrain. In 2009, Golf Digest’s Best Places to Play rated the Parkland Course with 4 stars.