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Best Golf Communities in Georgia: 10 Reasons Why Harbor Club is Tops

Friday, Aug 11, 2017  |  admin  |  Golf


If you are looking for one of the best golf communities in Georgia, you’ve come to the right place. Considering our multiple accolades, it’s no surprise that Harbor Club on Lake Oconee is consistently ranked a favorite place to live, work, and play. 

But beyond our prestigious awards, here are the top reasons why our golf community is one of the best in the state:

  • Amazing golf course – Our highly-acclaimed 18-hole Weiskopf-Morrish-designed golf course is fun for players of all skill levels. The course touches the shoreline of Lake Oconee on six different holes, skirts four creeks, and offers a number of renown Weiskopf-Morrish Risk Reward holes. You can see a virtual view of our course, or better yet, book a tee time to experience it for yourself.

  • Free, live music events during the summer and early fall – Our concerts are a blast at The Boathouse. Chow down on some delicious food and drink from restaurant, hang out by the fire pit, dance on the lawn, or just chill on your boat — all while being entertained by fantastic musicians. (Don’t miss out on these concerts! Like us on Facebook and you’ll see our posted events with all the details.)

  • Our Lake Oconee golf course ranks 3rd on Golfweek’s State-by-State Best Courses You Can Play – Our golf course was awarded this prestigious accolade for multiple reasons. These include the variety and memorability of holes, overall land plan, course conditioning and ecology, and we passed the “Walk in the park” test with flying colors. You have to see it to believe it.

  • The Grove, our new fitness and recreation campus – There’s so much to do at The Grove, we couldn’t possibly fit it all in one blog post. There’s a well-equipped gym, fitness studio, hiking trails, running track, dog park, a Victory Garden, Sanctuary Pond and more. Both our residents and members love it, especially since it helps to keep them fit, which in-turn, helps improve their golf game.

  • Harbor Club is a Southern Living-Inspired Community – Southern Living magazine hand-picked Harbor Club as one of its top communities, beating out many others in its class. Learn more as to why our community was chosen as one of the best. (Hint: it wasn’t just the excellent golf!)

  • The Clubhouse is perfect for social interaction of all kinds – Whether you want to conduct business after a great game of golf, or simply relax with drinks and a nice meal, our Clubhouse is the place to make it happen. In addition to our highly acclaimed restaurant, the Clubhouse features a well-stocked bar, pro golf shop, and men’s and ladies lounges. The Clubhouse is a friendly gathering place for exciting events, including trivia nights, holiday parties, happy hours, live-music, themed dinner events, seminars, luncheons, and more.

  • Our beautiful, yet functional Cottage Series Homes – our new Cottage Series homes have been a huge hit with our newest residents. These gorgeous “right-sized” homes are big on both value and style. They even have landscape maintenance included, giving you more time for more fun things, like playing a round of golf with friends.

  • The Boathouse Marina and Restaurant – Every resident of Harbor Club has easy access to Lake Oconee via The Boathouse. So no matter where you live in Harbor Club (on a golf course lot, wooded lot, or otherwise) you have quick access to Georgia’s second largest lake in the state, not to mention a great place to grab a bite to eat and safely store your boat too.

  • We were awarded “Best Lake Community of the Year” – Real Estate Scorecard determined the best of the best communities based on genuine happiness and highest quality of life experienced at each. For the “Best Lake Community” category, they also took a close look at water quality and lake level fluctuations. They found that “Lake Oconee is warm, it’s clean, and the annual lake levels vary less than two feet.” Also, unlike other communities on Lake Oconee, almost 90% of its residents live at Harbor Club year-round. Here, you’ll always find friends to golf with, all while enjoying beautiful lake views year-round.

  • Georgia is very tax friendly, especially for retirees – Last, but not least, Harbor Club is located in Georgia about an hour east of Atlanta. According to Kiplinger, Georgia ranked seventh on their list of the top 10 most tax-friendly states for retirees. So whether you’re a golfer, a boater, or some other activity that requires high-quality gear, it’s nice to live in a place where you get a lot more bang for your hard-earned buck.

Come see for yourself why Harbor Club is one of the best golf communities in Georgia. Book a tee time today — you won’t be disappointed.