Readers consider this golf vacation resort as one of the best courses in the Southeast. After experiencing an extensive facelift in 2002, the Palmetto Dunes – Jones Course was reshaped and restructured with new tees, more rolling greens and striking bunkers. Led by the legend’s protégé, Roger Rulewich, this Robert Trent Jones-originally-designed course was installed with a more reliable drainage that links to the unique system on the 11-mile lagoon. The new layout paved the way for the name 2003 Golf Course of the Year by the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association.
Palmetto Dunes – Jones Course is truly playable that Professional golfer, Kenny Conroy, says this place is a the perfect golf vacation destination for pros who have not played in while. Having existed since 1969, this course remains a tad friendlier compared to contemporary golf clubs. There is a par-5 nine and ten that leads toward the ocean, with a 10th green providing a wonderful view of the festive waves, just yards away. White tees, at 6,148 yards and slope 124, are known to play amicably especially for golfers who may have rested from strapping on spikes. For a championship experience, however, there is the 6,710 yards with slope of 133, which is perfect for a mid-level golf experience and some great scoring opportunities.
Aside from golf strategical choices and the progressing skill requirements on each hole, Palmetto Dunes – Jones Course also offers more golf vacation packages at its clubhouse. There, it’s a perfect place to relax after a thrilling culmination at the eighteenth hole. That 390 yard, sharp dogleg makes a player blinded from a tee. When a golfer chooses to hold-off a little, especially with wind factor coming in, the clubhouse is where they can relax and relish the beauty of the experience.