Mount Vintage Golf Club: A Palmetto State Pearl (North Augusta, SC)Story by Mike May, Freelance Golf Writer based in Wellington, FL and a Member Golf Writers Association of America
If you are seeking a Southern golf experience that is complemented by rolling hills, loblolly pines and blooming dogwoods, then you should consider attending The Masters Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club each April. If you are seeking a hands-on Southern golf experience as a player that is complemented by rolling hills, loblolly pines, and blooming dogwoods, then set your sights on playing the Mount Vintage Golf Club in nearby North Augusta, South Carolina – which is a 20-minute drive from Augusta National. In many respects, the Mount Vintage Golf Club has many of the shared physical and geographic characteristics of its more famous ‘neighbor,’ but Mount Vintage is available, accessible, and affordable for outside golfers. It’s worth repeating what Golf Magazine wrote about Mount Vintage: “Nothing matches playing Augusta National……but if you’re looking for a course with a similar look, try Mount Vintage Golf Club.”
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Central Savannah River Area – On the MoveHOA Community & Area News And Information | 2017 - Volume 1
We live in exciting times and beautiful surroundings and the picture just keeps getting better. Recently, Southern Living Magazine listed Augusta as number three in a fifteen city survey of “best place to retire” in the United States. Also, in an October 2016 article, Kiplinger personal finance magazine placed Augusta as number five in its "twelve great places to retire for good health". Let’s consider three interesting developments in sports entertainment, healthcare, and business growth.
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Mount Vintage Residents ‘Restoring The Tradition’By John Boyette Sports Editor for the Augusta Chronicle
As Bob Meyer looks around Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club, he is amazed at the transformation made in just a few months.
"The volunteers, not only golf members but residents, do everything from power washing to replacing rotting wood and repainting," Meyer said. "It just goes on and on. The dedication is pretty incredible."
Since the homeowners' association purchased the course in August, a number of improvements have been made to the facilities. The homeowners' association is leasing the course to Golf Gem MV, comprised of golf members and residents, and it is operating the course and overseeing day-to-day operations.
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