At The Ford Field & River Club, the spirit of camaraderie and friendly competition flourishes among women through an array of sporting and social activities. From days spent on our Pete Dye-designed golf course to equestrian adventures, card games to clay shooting, The Ford is a haven for members to embrace their passions, build friendships and create lasting memories.
Girls on the Green: Laughs and Lively Rounds
“Girls on the Green”, affectionately known as GONG, is a golf clinic for golfers of all levels. Here, the focus is on enjoyment, not intimidation. With a mission to create an environment where laughter echoes more than frustration, GONG encapsulates the spirit of supportive golf etiquette with a playful twist. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a novice, GONG promises a community where individual achievements are celebrated together, and fun on the course is always guaranteed.
Equestrian Center: Leisurely Rides and Exciting Events
Embrace your passion for horses at our state-of-the-art Equestrian Center—an idyllic haven for riders of all levels. Whether you’ve spent a lifetime in the saddle or are saddling up for the very first time, our seasoned instructors and world-class facilities cater to your individual skill level and style. Our women riders coordinate frequent trail rides together to enjoy the serenity of the Lowcountry and bond with their trusty steeds. From lessons and clinics to group trail rides and on-site events, there’s something for every rider to enjoy and explore.
Sporting Adventures: The Thrill of Shooting and Hunting
Venture beyond the ordinary with sporting clays, wing shooting and hunting at Dorchester Shooting Preserve, just a short drive away and open to all Ford members. After a few rounds of fun, swap scores and stories over lunch or dinner in the lodge. Whether it’s testing your aim or embracing the thrill of the hunt, Dorchester Shooting Preserve offers an exhilarating experience for those seeking adventure and shared excitement.
Weekly Card Games and Book Club: Connecting Through Play and Literature
For those who delight in card games and curling up with a book, The Ford presents weekly opportunities to bond. Members can join fellow card game lovers in the Clubhouse Dining Room to enjoy a weekly ladies’ game of “Hand and Foot.” Those who aren’t familiar with the game are welcome to come “watch and learn” before trying their hand or schedule a lesson with fellow members before joining the group to play. If you’re a literature enthusiast, our Ladies Book Club invites you to discuss captivating reads over dinner, sharing insights and perspectives with fellow members.
Pickleball Clinics: Active Pursuits and Friendly Rallies
Elevate your athleticism at our Pickleball Clinics, designed to suit varying skill levels. From intermediate players to seasoned pros, the pickleball court becomes a canvas for friendly rallies and active enjoyment. Members can participate in our clinics on Mondays and Thursdays, where topics change weekly, ensuring a dynamic and engaging experience.
The Spa: Indulge and Rejuvenate
For those seeking relaxation and pampering, The Spa at The Ford offers a tranquil escape. Tailored to the comfort of members, The Spa provides a range of services, from hair design and cosmetology to massages and facials. With licensed professionals tending to your needs, The Spa promises a retreat where rejuvenation and enjoyment take center stage. The private rooms, locker rooms, and serene environment offer a space where you can unwind and refresh, embracing moments of pure bliss.
At The Ford, shared passions among members are what shape our community, embodying the true spirit of togetherness. If you’re interested in ownership, schedule a Discovery Visit today and explore everything this Lowcountry retreat has to offer.