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Harbour Town Golf Links
home to the PGA Heritage Classic since 1969
The famed course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye and opened in 1969.The yardage is 6973 from where the pros tee it up.
by Pete Dye
The newest course on Sea Pines opened in 2007. Golfers call it a masterpiece.
Hilton Head National Golf
Hilton Head National was designed by the one of golf’s greatest, Gary Player. Located in Bluffton, just a short drive from Hilton Head, these 27 challenging, but fun holes give the golfer three combinations of 18-hole courses to play. Gary Player said, “Hilton Head National is my promise to you of an enjoyable golf experience.”
oldest Hilton Head course
Designed by George Cobb in 1960, the Ocean Course at
Sea Pines underwent a complete face lift and was brought up to date by Mark McCumber in 1995. He made a course that is both a challenge and very playable for all levels of golfers. It has been awarded a Beginner Friendly Course Certification. Low handicappers will have to be playing their best game because of lagoons and bunkers, especially if they are playing from the McCumber tees, which make the course 6906 yards. Besides the lagoons, water comes into play on 12 of the holes. There are many risk and reward holes where low scores can be made.
Old South Golf Links
Old South opened In 1992 and was immediately selected by Golf Digest magazine in the top ten of new courses. Clyde Johnston earned his money designing this project because as he said,”…the variety of the setting from oak forest to open pasture to tidal salt marsh provided the opportunity to vary the design elements and strategy of play.” He even came across some archeological sites that had to be reported and cataloged.
3 courses at oceanfront resort
Three world class golf courses were designed by three of the big names in golf design: Arthur Hills
, Robert Trent Jones
and George Fazio.
Homes, villas and the Inn at Harbour Town
offer fine accommodations for any vacation, whether a golf group or family trip. It's a gated community with everything that could be desired. The rentals range from deluxe to moderate comfortable accommodations which are in separate sections: Oceanside, South Beach, Harbour Town or plantation. The North Forest Beach is outside the gated resort.
Shipyard Golf Club
There are three nine-hole courses at Shipyard Plantation: Clipper, Brigantine
. These can be played in three 18-hole combinations. No matter which combination is chosen, golfers will find a challenging and enjoyable round of golf. As with all lowcountry golf, one can expect water. Throughout these 27 holes, there is water coming into play on 25 holes.
world-class golf tournment
From the first tournament on Harbour Town Golf Links in 1969, with few more than 5000 spectators, today Sea Pines Resort is host to more than 100,000 spectators for this world-class golf tournament.