Ellis Maples, a protégé of famed designer Donald Ross, designed the golf course. It is rated among the top 25 in the state of South Carolina – an impressive ranking considering the world-class reputation of many courses along the coast.
Columbia Country Club opened for golf at its current location in December of 1962. In 1999, the Club underwent a million dollar plus renovation. This project, completed in 2001, brought all 27 holes up to current USGA tournament standards. The new greens are now planted in Tif-Eagle Bermuda grass. The more than 90 bunkers on the course were rebuilt for better drainage and all teeing areas were leveled and rebuilt as well. The result is a beautiful and challenging golf course, suitable not only for top tournaments, but for the recreational golfer as well.
Year after year, Columbia Country Club ranks as one of the best courses in the state. For historical rankings click here. We host amateur and professional tournaments every year. Some of the nation’s and state’s best golfers have come to respect Columbia as a great venue for professional & amateur tournaments.
Our three courses, Ridgewood, Tall Pines, and Lakeside, provide challenges for all levels of golfers. Tournaments can be set up for a fun yet still challenging event playing at 6,000 yards or for the tough and long player at over 7,200 yards. Our courses provide a challenging mixture of long, wide, and tree lined fairways, deep treacherous rough, well-placed bunkers, and undulating fast greens. Hit it long, hit it straight and you will score well. Hit it crooked and….
The Golf Shop at Columbia Country Club is a complete shop serving Members and guests, who receive attentive service and expert instruction from our qualified professional staff.
CCC Golf Course in the News
Columbia Country Club was the proud course of the Amateur Junior Golf Association Palmetto Junior Classic. This tournament featured amateur golfers from 16 different states, Colombia, Argentina and Taiwan. The tournament winners were Connor Richardson from West Palm Beach, Fla for the boys division with a 3 day total score of 216 strokes and Mattie Tobey from Denver, NC from the girls division with a 3 day total of 216 strokes.