The Hilton Head Island area is known for its beaches. But another activity that tourists often come to the area for is golfing. From private clubs to public courses, the Hilton Head and Bluffton areas offer a huge variety to choose from!
1. One of the most popular courses you can find on Hilton Head is Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines, known for being the course played during The Heritage Championship. There are 2 other courses to choose from in the Sea Pines complex, as well: Heron Point by Pete Dye and Atalntic Dues by Davis Love III. Along the courses, you'll enjoy beautiful low country landscapes, views of the Harbour Town Lighthouse, and exceptional service on and off the course! Click here for information about the courses, how to book a tee time, or start planning a golf vacation!
2. A great hidden gem in the Bluffton area is Hilton Head National. This 18 hole course is located one mile from the Hilton Head bridge and close to the Tanger Outlets in Bluffton. The course features scenic views with no homes in sight, making it a great course for those who may not always hit a fairway! This is a great public course and you won't need a gate pass to get to the clubhouse! The pro-shop also offers a great deal of different logoed merchandise, making it great for a souvenir! For more information, to set up a tee time, or even take a virtual tour of the course, click here.
3. Old South is another great public course in Bluffton. Also, right by the bridge to Hilton Head, it's conveniently located for those visiting the island. The course was voted "Favorite Public Course in the Hilton Head Area" for the year of 2017, and won the award 8 times, 5 of those being consecutive years. This is also another course that does not have homes surrounding it, making it friendly for any golfer! Want a tee time? Click here.
4. Palmetto Dunes offers 3 great courses for your enjoyment, a Robert Trent Jones course, a George Fazio course, and an Arthur Hills course. The Robert Trent Jones course features wide fairways, expansive greens, and magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Being the islands only par-70 public course, the George Fazio course is great for all players with its tree lined fairways. Taking full advantage of South Carolina’s lowcountry, the Arthur Hills course showcases local wildlife, the Hilton Head Range Light Station dating back to the 1800s, and extensive lagoons. Want more information? Book a tee time? Click here.
For more information on golfing in the area, TripAdvisor is great website to start planning your next vacation or golf trip. And if you’re a local, it’s also a great way to find a new course to play!