The Courses at The Reserve Club

Our club features an award winning course, considered among the top in the country.

The Reserve Course

The essence of The Reserve Club is the Reserve course, a superb Nicklaus Design. Upon its completion, the course was named by Golf Digest as one of the “Top Ten Best New Private Courses in America in 2003.” It has continually been named one of South Carolina’s top courses ever since. The course boasts a beautiful 6,995-yard layout featuring rolling terrain with plush fairways and picturesque vistas. Golfers enjoy a relaxed pace of play around this breathtaking layout – a scene that only a true architect could create. From the first tee shot to the last putt, golfers are mesmerized by the beauty of the layout and thrilled with the playability of the course. No matter your skill level The Reserve Course is a joy to play and keeps you wanting to come back more and more.


Hole 1

Mens: Par 4 | Handicap 7
Women's: Par 4 | Handicap 13

Your adventure begins with a slight dogleg right. A well placed drive down the left side of the sloping fairway will leave you a mid-iron in to an undulated green.


Hole 1

Mens: Par 4 | Handicap 13
Women's: Par 4 | Handicap 13

A beautiful and tranquil downhill par four gives you the opportunity to start your round off with a good score! Place your drive in the middle of the fairway and the rolling terrain will do the rest. Your approach shot will leave you around one-hundred yards into a shallow but unprotected green.


The Hollow Creek Course

The newest addition is the Hollow Creek course, designed by Masters and U.S. Open champion Fuzzy Zoeller and famed architect Clyde Johnston, who is well known for his expert work on some of South Carolina’s top courses. The Hollow Creek course provides members with the opportunity to play another championship course which challenges golfer’s skills and leaves a lasting impression of The Reserve Club’s beauty. Each hole masterfully carved from the beautiful landscape, offers golfers pristine playing conditions and the best three finishing holes in our area.
  • Lessons & Clinics
    • Our PGA Professional staff offers both group and private instruction tailored to each members needs with weekly clinics and private or group instruction.

       - Weekly Men's Clinics
       - Weekly Women's Clinic
       - Idividual Private Lessons
       - Group instruction

      Lessons may be scheduled with any of our PGA professionals on staff by contacting the golf shop.

  • Meet Your Golf Professionals
    • John Keller - PGA Director of Golf

      John was born in Statesville, North Carolina and was raised in Pompano Beach, Florida. Shortly after attending The University of Alabama on a golf scholarship and graduating in 1982, John played professional golf on the Florida mini tour circuit. After 18 months of tournament golf, John returned to Pompano Beach and went to work as an Assistant Golf Professional at The Pompano Beach Golf Course. It was in Pompano that John and his wife Barbara were married in 1985. John became a member of The PGA of America in 1987 and was recently elected to membership in the Quarter Century Club of the Professional Golfers Association of America. From 1989-1992 John and Barbara divided their time between Linville Golf Club, Linville, North Carolina, and The Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, Florida. It was at Broken Sound that John had the good fortune to enhance his teaching skills working with noted Teaching Professional, Peter Kostis. John accepted his first Head Professional position in 1995 at Blue Ridge Country Club located just outside of Linville Falls, North Carolina. In 1999 John and Barbara moved to Kiawah Island, South Carolina where John served as the Senior Assistant at The Kiawah Island Club’s River Course. John joined The Reserve Club team as Head Golf Professional in September of 2004 and was recently promoted to Director Of Golf. “We have the opportunity to become one of the premier private clubs in the South. It’s exciting to be involved at this stage of The Reserve Club’s development. I look forward to coming to work each day and challenging myself and the golf staff to doing a better job than we did the day before.”


      Rob Kinard - PGA Golf Professional

      Rob has been a Class “A” PGA Member since 1992. Him and his wife Kristie have 2 children, Austen 22 and Hanna 20 as well as 2 Grandchildren, Jenson and Lynnox who are both 5 months old. Rob spent the first 20 years of his career as the Teaching Professional at The Gasparilla Inn in Boca Grande, FL where he learned the golf business from his father who was a Life Member of the PGA. He admired his teaching so much that he then developed his own feel and passion for teaching. While working for his father, Rob gave more than 750 lessons a year. Rob moved to Aiken in 2009 and became the Assistant Professional at Woodside Plantation Country Club. In 2010 he was renamed Head Professional and in 2017, the Director of Golf. During his time at Woodside, Rob was voted into the top 5 Golf Professionals for ClubCorp in 2015. His favorite pastime is cooking BBQ and spending time with family. Now, you can find Rob at The Reserve Club serving guests in the golf shop, hosting tournaments or giving lessons on the tee. Be sure to give him a visit on your next trip!


      RJ Milford
       - PGA Teaching Professional

      RJ is originally from Summerville, South Carolina.  He was elected by the PGA of America as a Class "A" PGA  professional in 2010.  He attended Clemson University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree under the College of Behavior, Social, and Health Sciences.  RJ's first position following graduation landed him here in the CSRA where he developed a reputation as a fast learner and great communicator.  He was promoted from First Assistant to Head Golf Professional in 2013, and began developing his teaching skills and growth of the game programs.  In 2015, RJ joined our team and continued to develop new player development programs, golf schools, and course management programs.  He was promoted to the position of Teaching Professional in 2017, and plans to continue developing the teaching program here at The Reserve Club.  

Golf Leagues 

Get involved! Whether you're a casual player or you enjoy a little competition, The Reserve Club hosts men's and women's league for all levels. Groups play routinely throughout the month, enjoy social events, and offer tournaments. These leagues will challenge your game, encourage practice, and introduce you to new friends and neighbors. 

Reciprocal Programs

Reserve Club members have benefits with a golf bag shipping company called Shipsticks, the Jack Nicklaus International Golf Club network, and the largest network of private clubs with Boxgrooves. Being a member at a Troon Golf managed facility has it’s benefits! Available to Full Golf Members are the following reciprocal play opportunities:

Troon Prive`: Full golf members at Troon Privé clubs have the privilege to play at other private clubs for the host clubs cart fee rate. Also, members are entitled to bring up to three guests that will play for the host clubs accompanied rates.

Troon Advantage: Full golf members of all Troon golf clubs are invited to take advantage of very special rates at participating Troon managed facilities worldwide.

The Reserve Club's reciprocal golf program

The Reserve Club is managed by Troon, the world's largest club management company. The Troon portfolio includes many exceptional golf courses designed by some of the most well-known golf course architects in the industry. Reserve Club golf members have privileges at over 250 Troon properties worldwide.

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Practice Facility

The Reserve Club features one of the areas most spectacular practice facilities. Our practice facility offers the members the ability to work on their full swing on our practice tee, fine tune their putting stroke on one of our two putting greens, or hone in your yardages in our short game area.

Golf Shop

Our golf shop provides members a wide selection in golf merchandise. Our apparel lines are of the highest quality and include selections from many of the leading apparel and shoe companies. Whether you are looking for a new shirt to play your next round of golf in or a fashion piece to wear to dinner in the dining room, you will have a wide variety of quality selections. May you be in need of new equipment, work with our PGA trained golf professional staff who will fit you into the perfect set of irons, driver, utility woods, and or wedges and putters. Our staff is always eager to assist our members and their guests.


The award winning 18-hole, Nicklaus Design, Reserve golf course and the stunning 10-hole, Hollow Creek course are a welcome retreat for non-member golf tournaments and corporate events. The Reserve Club’s professional golf staff is trained and experienced in tournament operations. To learn more about scheduling a golf tournament, contact John Keller at 803-648-2442. Click here to see the Tournament Catering Menu

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