Cherokee Valley, Greenville S.C., Readies for Exciting 2021


Cherokee Valley Course and Club north of white hot Greenville, S.C. is poised for a an exciting 2021. Not only will it welcome its new casual dining restaurant, Core 450, but a stable of new membership plans await golfers looking for an Upstate golf home.

Membership requires no initiation fee, food-and-beverage minimums or assessments, and monthly dues are well-below private club levels. Five value-packed membership plans are designed for today’s modern lifestyle, each requiring only a one-year agreement. Cherokee Valley’s popular Business Flex Plan has also been renewed, offering companies of various sizes a venue for bonding with clients and employees.

“To grow the game and retain golfers we have to mold memberships around the realities of today’s busy and unpredictable lifestyles,” says Cherokee Valley Owner Matt Jennings. “Families, singles and business owners all need and appreciate freedom, flexibility and value. Our membership plans are engineered to deliver these elements.”

Cherokee Valley’s Blue Ridge views

The updated Family and Individual Membership Plans for 2021:

Cherokee Valley’s Platinum Membership continues to be one of the best values in the Upstate. At $210, monthly, for families and $173.25 for singles, it features full access to golf, the resort-style pool, golf training facility and spacious practice range. Use of neighboring North Greenville University’s (NGU co-op) fitness center and reduced rates for select sporting and special events are also included.

The Gold Membership ($183.75, $152.25) is perfect for golf purists, extending seven-day-a-week access to golf, while the Silver Membership ($131.25 / $105) includes unlimited golf on Saturdays and Sundays. Ideal for busy professionals 35 and under, the Young Professional Membership ($141.75) offers full weekday and weekend access.

The Sport Adventure Membership ($105, $91.35) grants unlimited use of the training facility (with fitness equipment), two rounds of golf monthly and NGU co-op and pool access. A popular and convenient addition to any membership, Cart Plans run $131.25 monthly for a family or $110.25 for a single, giving members unlimited use of Cherokee Valley’s fleet of golf carts.

The club recently acquired 35 new E-Z-GO RXV golf carts and will receive 20 more once the new golf shop and storage facility opens along with Core 450 in early 2021. JBL mounted Bluetooth speakers at the base of the windshield pair with smartphones for streaming music or sports broadcasts while playing. The RXV carts also feature E-Z-GO’s award-winning TFM GPS system mounted just under the roof.

Cherokee Valley is a golf course community

The TFM touchscreens pop with vibrant, high-def hole diagrams and pin-point accurate yards to fairway landing areas, hazards and pin placements, taking the guesswork out of club selection. Cherokee Valley residents who own their own golf carts can buy a Trail Plan ($105, $88.20) for unlimited use of their vehicle at the golf course (subject to approval).

The Business Flex Plan is a full-service entertainment, networking and team-building solution for companies of all sizes. It’s loaded with benefits: two (foursome) tee times per month (golf cart and range balls included), 10% off golf shop merchandise and a “Partners Tab” with hyperlink on the Cherokee Valley website.

With socially distanced meetings in mind, it also includes private access to our event center or event space on the driving range, personalized outing with golf and cart included (up to 16 guests) and four business NGU sport passes, all for $218.75 a month.

Cherokee Valley Course and Club is situated amid the rolling foothills of Upstate South Carolina’s scenic Blue Ridge region adjacent to North Greenville University (NGU). It features the region’s only P.B. Dye-designed golf course, a mountain-style gem winding through rolling hills and deep dales, sprinkled with ample stretches of gently rolling fairways and trademark Dye green complexes.

Cherokee Valley’s undulating fairways

Home of the NGU Crusaders men’s and women’s golf teams, Cherokee Valley’s golf training facility and expansive practice range is a multi-faceted game-improvement headquarters. A resort-style pool offers refuge post-round and is a summer haven for the club’s member families. Cherokee Valley is also one of the only Upstate courses to offer the exciting Finn Cycle motorized scooters for golfers.

Cottages conveniently located just a few steps from the golf shop and first tee are available for overnight stays or daily rental. Cherokee Valley offers a wide-variety of value-laden memberships and is open for public play with daily fee weekday and weekends rates that include a cart. Or, for an unforgettable, exciting and expeditious experience, golfers can rent Finn Cycles from Sun Mountain Motor Sports.

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Shane Sharp

Shane Sharp is a longtime golf writer based in Greenville, S.C. In addition to running his content marketing business, Southbound 4, he's a regular contributor to GOLF Magazine, Golf Inc., Club Management and other golf magazines and websites.

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