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Hilton Head Island’s golf culture and rich history in the sport have put it on the map as one of the top golfing destinations in the world.


For golf enthusiasts and the occasional weekend golfer alike, Hilton Head Island is a premier destination. It’s likely at the very top of many golfers’ bucket lists – and for good reason. Hilton Head Island is home to more than two dozen world-class golf courses, is a yearly stop on the PGA Tour schedule, and boasts ideal golf weather year-round.

Every April, the RBC Heritage Tournament, a PGA tour event, is contested at Harbour Town Golf Links, a course known for its iconic red and white striped lighthouse.  Many visitors will schedule a tee time at Harbour Town in the weeks following the RBC Heritage in an effort to experience the same course that past champions like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, and most recently, Jordan Spieth have.  But fear not, if Harbour Town Golf Links is a higher degree of difficulty or a higher price point than you’re looking for, there are plenty of other breathtaking golf courses that may better suit your golf game. 

 

Tee it up on Heritage Golf Group’s Oyster Reef, Port Royal Golf Club, or Shipyard Golf Club, or reserve a time at one of two championship courses at Palmetto Hall. Interested in trying out a Gary Player design? Try Dolphin Head Golf Club, located just minutes from Hilton Head Airport. If you’d prefer a Rees Jones design, take a stroll through the tall pines and winding doglegs of Bear Creek Golf Club’s Par 72 Championship Course. Just off the island in neighboring Bluffton, SC is Crescent Point Golf Club and Eagle’s Pointe Golf Club, both members of the Hallmark Golf Group. 

Wherever you decide to play during your Hilton Head Island Vacation, you will not be disappointed. Find out firsthand why Hilton Head Island has long been known as one of the best golf destinations in the world! 

Check out our VIP Program to find out how to get discounted rates at some of our favorite courses. You may even be eligible for a free round or two. 

Featured Courses: The Heritage Golf Group


Oyster Reef Golf Club

155 High Bluff Rd

Hilton Head Island

(843) 681-1750

Oyster Reef Golf Club 

Home to one of the most spectacular golf holes on the entire island, Oyster Reef Golf Club is a “must-make” tee time when visiting Hilton Head. Experience this 18-hole championship course that opened in 1982, while surrounded by winding lagoons and scenic island views. The highlight of your round will surely be the 192-yard, Par-3 6th hole, which plays into a gorgeous greens complex set against Port Royal Sound. 

Oyster Reef Golf Club opened in 1982 and was immediately recognized as one of the top 25 new courses in America. This Rees Jones design has been voted one of the top 20 courses in the Carolinas and enjoys a reputation as a favorite among Hilton Head Island golfers. Carved out of 190 acres of breathtaking low country terrain, Oyster Reef Golf Club’s spectacular 18-hole championship course is surrounded by winding lagoons, lush vegetation, and scenic views of the Island.


Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club

10 Clubhouse Dr | Hilton Head Island

(843) 681-1750

Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club

Situated at the Northwestern Point of Hilton Head Island, Port Royal was named to Golf Digest Magazine’s “Top 75 U.S. Golf Resorts.” Port Royal is home to two magnificent 18-hole golf courses: Barony and Robber’s Row. Built in 1963, the Barony Course was one of the first courses on Hilton Head Island. The Robber’s Row course, redesigned by Pete Dye in 1994, sits atop former Civil War Grounds and promises to be a tough test for any golfer. 


Shipyard Golf Club

45 Shipyard Drive | Hilton Head Island

843.681.1750

Shipyard Golf Club

At Shipyard Golf Club, you experience 27 holes of spectacular golf surrounded by Carolina pines, flowering magnolias, and moss-draped oaks. The three courses, Brigantine, Clipper, and Galleon, accommodate all levels of play with plenty of risk-reward situations. The Clipper Course has gained a reputation as the toughest of the three nines, due to the well-bunkered greens and undulating surfaces. The Galleon course was the original 9 holes of Shipyard Golf Club and requires the most accurate approach shots into heavily guarded greens.  The Brigantine course, where you’ll often see alligators sunning themselves along the scenic water hazards, requires a sharp short game.

Whether playing 9, 18, or all 27 holes, you’ll experience South Carolina Golf at its finest. 


Palmetto Hall Golf and Country Club

108 Fort Howell Dr | Hilton Head Island

843.681.1750

Palmetto Hall Golf and Country Club

Palmetto Hall features 36 holes of pristine championship golf immersed in Southern elegance and natural beauty. 

The beautiful Arthur Hills and Robert Cupp designed courses are premier properties for everyone to enjoy the true Hilton Head experience.

Featured Courses: Dolphin Head Golf Club


Dolphin Head Golf Club

56 High Bluff Rd | Hilton Head Island

(843) 681-5550

Situated on the north end of Hilton Head, nested against the Atlantic Ocean, this Gary Player design offers players of all skill levels a fantastic golf experience.  Surrounded by nature and wildlife, with each hole having been carved into thick forest, you’ll experience solitude as you take in the stunning views at every turn. 

Be sure to stop in at the Dolphin Grill for a post-round drink and some fantastic Lowcountry cuisine.

Featured Courses: Bear Creek Golf Club


Bear Creek Golf Club

237 Whooping Crane Way |  Hilton Head Island

(843) 681-9510

Enjoy a first-class golf experience from start to finish as you stroll through the tall pines and winding doglegs of Bear Creek Golf Club’s Par 72 Championship Course. Stretching over 6,800 yards, the layout has five different sets of tees that cater to every level of golfer. Offering extensive natural areas to encourage wildlife diversity and proliferation, along with earning the distinguished “Audubon Certification,” a round at Bear Creek is truly unforgettable. Get that resort golf experience you long for…without the high price tag.

Featured Courses: hallmark golf

Just a short drive off the island, the Hallmark Golf Group’s Crescent Pointe and Eagle’s Pointe Golf Clubs are well worth the trip. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Davis Love III respectively, both courses are a “must-play” when visiting the Hilton Head area. 


Crescent Pointe Golf Club

1 Crescent0 Point Dr| Bluffton

(843) 706-2600

Crescent Pointe

Crescent Pointe is the epitome of Arnold Palmer design, with generous fairways and challenging approaches to its many elevated, undulating greens. You’ll encounter four unique Par-3 holes, and three getable Par-5 holes featuring over-the-water carries. Crescent Pointe is a beautifully-designed and well-manicured golf course you won’t want to miss.


Eagle’s Point Golf Club

 1 Eagle Pointe Dr, Bluffton

(843) 757-5900

Eagle’s Point Golf Club

Just a few more miles up Highway 278 sits Davis Love III’s signature design, Eagle’s Pointe. You’ll love the classic risk-reward design and natural beauty, and the spacious fairways will keep the driver in hand. Dramatic bunkering and large, contoured putting surfaces will make your round at Eagle’s Pointe both challenging and enjoyable. 

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