Wade Hampton Golf Club
Cashiers — North Carolina, USA
International Championship course
Playable on simulator at Golf en Ville, the premier commercial indoor center of Paris
Architect: Tom Fazio — Designed: 1982
Severity index: 3 — Difficult
18 holes, Par 72 — Length: 7155 yards
About Wade Hampton Golf Club
Wade Hampton, located in Cashiers, North Carolina, beneath the Great Smokey and Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of the finest golf courses in the world.
Wade Hampton is considered by most serious golfers to be an outstanding example of golf course design. The course balances new ideas and old traditions to create an always unique and extremely challenging round of golf. The courses’ design never belies the surrounding beauty of Cashiers. The result is seamless imbrications of manmade and natural beauty and an outstanding round of golf.
Wade Hampton Golf Course is referred to as “Tom Fazio’s Masterpiece.” Designed by Fazio in 1982, the legendary architect said he has many “fond memories of its creation and maturity,” and that “Wade Hampton has been and always will be a special place for me and my family. “
The course has been ranked:
10th Most Beautiful Golf Course in America by Golf Digest
Received a top 20 ranking in “Best 100 American Golf Courses,” by Golf Digest
Was voted the best golf course in the state of North Carolina.
The course has hosted several Senior Amateur tournaments and championships since 1955.
The course was eponymously named after Colonel Wade Hampton III, better known as the “Giant in Gray.” Hampton was a decorated Confederate soldier who served under Robert E. Lee.
Colonel Hampton served as the governor of South Carolina and a U.S. Senator. Much of his childhood was spent in Cashiers where the course was built. The founders of Wade Hampton Golf Club chose the name to esteem the traditions of sportsmanship and honor that Colonel Hampton exhibited.
If Wade Hampton Golf Club were a painting, it would either be on display somewhere or locked away as a part of some collector’s private gallery.” – Links Magazine
Play Wade Hampton Golf Club in Paris on simulator
Alone or with friends, whether you are a golfer or not, you can spend a good time and play Wade Hampton Golf Club (or one of other 99 international courses available) in the Paris area, on simulator, in very realistic conditions.
In one click, you can choose to play a selection of holes or the whole course; you can adjust about twenty parameters and display modes and customize the gaming experience and difficulty: the tee-box that is right for you, wind strength, pin position, green speed, fairway hardness, etc ...) or simply you can keep the settings that are available to you. You can also try one of the 35 scoring systems available, for more fun.
You can also choose to take a golf lesson on this course, and enjoy the precision of trajectory measures and the beautiful surroundings.
Please note that the severity index specified above is meant in ideal conditions i.e. no wind, pin position easy,...
If you add some wind, it's a different ball game, some courses can become very difficult.
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Updated on 12-12-19