The South Carolina men's and women's golf programs reached a long-term agreement with The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood to make it a home course of the Gamecocks.
The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood joins Cobblestone Park as the official home courses for the Gamecock golf programs. The agreement gives South Carolina's golfers and coaches full practice and playing privileges, allowing the teams to use both the Woodcreek and WildeWood golf courses, practice facilities and use of a portion of the pro shop as a meeting room and player lounge.
With the addition of The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood, the South Carolina golf programs now call two of the premier clubs in South Carolina home. The Members Club was named the 2012 Club of the Year by the South Carolina Golf Association, while Cobblestone Park was recently named one of the 30 best courses you can play in South Carolina by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel.
The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood - Woodcreek Course has a spacious 10-acre practice range with dual tees and a 6,000 square foot practice putting green. Currently, plans are being reviewed for an additional two-acre scoring game facility. The Woodcreek course was designed by world renowned golf course designer Tom Fazio and features a par-72, 7,022-yard layout from the back tees. The WildeWood course was designed by Russell Breeden and plays at par-72, 6,751 yards from the back tees.
What They Are Saying About The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood
South Carolina Athletics Director Ray Tanner
"The addition of the prestigious Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood is another major step in providing our student-athletes with the finest facilities in the country. The two outstanding layouts, impressive practice facilities and enthusiastic membership greatly enhance our quest to be the very best. Many thanks to Members Club officials Charley Potok, Bill McDougall, Mark Black and many others who made this possible."
South Carolina Director of Golf Operations Puggy Blackmon
"We are ecstatic about The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood joining Cobblestone as dual home clubs of the Gamecocks. The two Tom Fazio and Russell Breeden layouts plus their impressive practice facilities provide our teams with a wide array of opportunities to become the very best."
South Carolina Men's Golf Coach Bill McDonald
"The addition of The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood to our home facilities will most certainly help elevate our golf programs. The relationship we have developed over the past couple of years has already paid dividends, and our players enjoy the opportunity to play and practice at Woodcreek & WildeWood. Having The Members Club at Woodcreek & WildeWood as a home facility goes a long way toward helping us achieve our goals, both with our current teams and our recruits."
South Carolina Women's Golf Coach Kalen Harris
"Adding The Members Club as a home facility of Gamecock golf is an incredible opportunity. Our student-athletes have access to developing their skills at a premier private facility. From a recruiting perspective, our partnership is already proving to be beneficial. I am extremely excited for our student-athletes and coaching staff as well as appreciative of this opportunity provided by The Members Club and Gamecock athletics."