The owner of the Hollywood, S.C., property purchased the 206-acre Edisto Island, S.C., property for $900,000. Owner Pat Barber plans to offer combined memberships, expanded golf events, and stay-and-play golf packages.
The owner of The Links at Stono Ferry in Hollywood, S.C., has picked up another 18 holes by acquiring The Plantation Course at Edisto in Edisto Island, S.C., the Charleston, S.C., Post and Courier reported.
Real estate deeds filed with Colleton County show the roughly 206-acre Plantation Course property was sold for $900,000. Other financial terms were not disclosed. The seller was Greenwood-based Edisto Golf LLC and two affiliated businesses, the Post and Courier reported.
“When we looked at the location of both the Plantation Course and our course at The Links at Stono Ferry it made great sense,” buyer Pat Barber said in a written statement.
The public Edisto Beach layout was completed by designer Tom Jackson. It opened in 1974 and underwent a major overhaul in 2006, about a year after its previous sale, the Post and Courier reported.
Originally named “Oristo,” its opening festivities included a helicopter that landed on the property ferrying the legendary golfer Sam Snead and 1968 Masters champion Bob Goalby to play the ceremonial first round in March 1974, the Post and Courier reported.
Day-to-day operations are not affected by the sale, which was finalized about two weeks ago, the Post and Courier reported.
Barber has owned Hollywood’s only golf course for about 15 years. That property is within an upscale housing and equestrian development, the Post and Courier reported.
“Having two golf courses provides us with many opportunities to create some unique offerings for our golfers such as a combined membership, expanded golf events, and stay and play golf packages,” said Greg Wood, General Manager of The Links at Stono Ferry.
At least one other course is on the block in the Charleston region. A Georgia-based real estate firm has been marketing Legend Oaks Golf & Tennis Club in Summerville for more than a year. The asking price has not been publicly disclosed, the Post and Courier reported.