PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) - For the first time ever, the ACC Women's Golf Championship tournament is being held in the state of South Carolina.
The Reserve Golf Club in Pawleys Island hosted the event.
The women teed off Thursday morning and will play through Saturday.
The venue for tournament was scheduled to be in North Carolina until controversy over the state's transgender bathroom laws caused the location to be moved to South Carolina.
For the golf tourism industry in South Carolina, this was a huge plus.
According to Director of Golf at Reserve Golf Club Donald Clement, Thursday had more spectators in just one day, than the tournament has had in two or three days in North Carolina.
Clement said it's good for businesses and the tourism industry as a whole and encourages the golf community to come out and enjoy the Reserve Golf Club.