Golfing on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island and the surrounding areas offer over 20 championship golf courses that draw golf enthusiasts from all over the United States. Probably the most well-known course on Hilton Head is Harbour Town Golf Links, home to the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament. Here are a few of the golf courses on Hilton Head Island available for your enjoyment and a link to Hilton Head Island Golf Courses where you can schedule tee times online.

Port Royal Golf Club is adjacent to Royal Dunes Resort. Choose from three different courses or play all three. George Cobb designed The Barony, Willard C. Byrd designed Planter’s Row and Pete Dye redesigned Robber’s Row. The Barony course has rough, unforgiving bunkers protecting the greens which will require accuracy in shots rather than length. Planter’s Row features water on 10 of the 18 holes on it’s tree lined fairways and is challenging at all skill levels. Robber’s Row is a challenging course sitting on former Civil War grounds. Throughout the course that winds its way through magnolia and live oak trees are markers that describe the history.

George Fazio Golf Course was named the 2014 South Carolina Golf Course of the Year by the SC Golf Course Owners Association. The front nine holes are on open, tree-lined fairways while the back nine are tighter. This is a great course for beginners and advanced players and is the only par-70 public course on the island.

Hilton Head National Golf Club is across the bridge in Bluffton. This 300-acre golf course was designed by Hall of Famer, Gary Player and design consultant, Bobby Weed. This unique 18 hole golf course will test your skills and may require you to use every club in your bag. While not on the island, it is called “The Best of the Best” by locals.

May River Golf Course is also across the bridge in Bluffton. This Jack Nicklaus Signature Course is woven through the May River Forest and offers scenic views and century-old live oaks. This course is designed for all skill levels and remains in the top 100 list of public golf courses from Golf Digest and Golf.com.

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