Palmetto Hall – Robert Cupp Course

Eminently playable, unique, and innovative are some of the many things that best describes the Palmetto Hall- Robert Cupp Course. This 18-hole golf facility in Hilton Head was designed by one of world’s top golf course designer – Robert Cupp. He was named as “Golf Architect of the Year” by Golf Word in 1992, a year prior to the opening of this semi-private club. What makes this golf course naturally attractive to both the local and foreign guests is that Cupp masterfully crafted the perfect mix of style and challenges. The layout was even considered as one of South Carolina’s toughest.

The Palmetto Hall – Robert Cupp Course offers all sorts of guests the fairest test in golf. From the back tees, the layout plays the demanding 7,079 yards with a 149 slope rating and a course rating of 75.6 for a Par 72. Some of the added features that create an ideal golfing experience include the diverse sand traps that were geometrically shaped, straight lines, and the sharp angles. The rolling landscape also makes each round more exciting that even the skilled golfers find it difficult to overcome. Add up the striking design that goes around the dense forests of pines and oaks as well as the vast saw grass marshes and one is off to a tough day at the greens.

Whether you have just started to golf or already skilled with swings and stances, the Palmetto Hall – Robert Cupp Course can accommodate almost any skill level. The 18 holes were designed to provide each golf enthusiast the fair test in golf as well as enhance golfing potentials to the fullest. Book with golf vacation experts now and realize an exciting golf vacation escape with family and friends.

Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort

The Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort is Hilton Head’s first golf course that was opened in 1960 and was rebuilt in 1995. This original George Cobb golf gem offers the 18-hole coastal golfing experience to enthusiasts of any skill level. During the intensive renovation of the entire golf course, Mark McCumber relived the glorious and memorable moments of the classics. From the longest tees, the course provides the 6,906 yards of play with the course rating of 72.8 and a slope rating 133.

Being one of South Carolina’s oldest courses, the Ocean Course at the Sea Pines Resort is all about challenges and nature’s finest. The layout features the strategically placed water hazards and bunkers, and while on play, golfers have their fair share of beautiful backdrops that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. Although the golf layout barely touches the ocean, holes number 15 and 16 provide a peek of the majestic ocean. To add up to the excitement, lagoons and marsh pools that perfectly blends with other hazards poses delightful challenges suitable enough even for the skilled and seasoned golfers. What has been dubbed as a classic golf course has now turned into an esteemed golf vacation destination that offers one of the finest golf encounters in whole of South Carolina.

At the Ocean Course at Sea Pines Resort, there is plenty of room even for the non-golfing guests. The artistic design of the golf course that was craftily incorporated to the area’s natural beauty provides the relaxing ambiance while on play. Tag along the entire family and make your dream golf trip a reality. There are golf vacation packages that will fit your preferences and budget. Book with golf vacation experts now and have the experience of a lifetime.

 

 

Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort

Finesse, imagination, and shot-making is what every golfer needs when playing at the Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort. A known golf course of the legends, this amazing 18-hole layout offers the ultimate test in golf for almost any skill level. And being considered as one of PGA’s distinguished golf courses, Harbour Town offers the unique collection of some of the world’s finest Par-3s and a Par-4 18th which was considered as among the most feared in golf. And when the wind blows off the Calibogue Sound, expect challenging things to happen while on play.

Designed by the famed Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye, the Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort has also become consistent in its rankings as among the world’s best. Being home to the PGA’s Classic Heritage golf tournament, the layout is all about the perfect blend of challenge and beauty. The course was incorporated with various elements including some of the country’s smallest greens that compel golfers to take on more strategy and accuracy. Aside from the challenging Par 3s, the layout is also being highlighted by a candy-cane striped lighthouse. Palmer, Norman, Nicklaus, and Love III are some of the legends that played at this stunning golf vacation destination.

Since inception way back in 1970, the Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort has been attracting not just the golf enthusiasts, but reputable golf and travel publications as well. The course was rated #1 in the South Carolina state as cited by Golf Magazine. In 2007, Harbour Town was cited as Golf Digest’s “15th Best Public Course in the Country”. What makes this golf vacation escape exciting is that guests can play golf all year round. Each year, expected number of guests can reach up to 38,000. When opting for a vacation escape where golf and relaxation comes together, consider booking with golf vacation experts.

Barony Golf Club

The Barony Golf Course at Hilton Head’s Port Royal Golf and Racquet Club has been considered as among South Carolina’s must try layouts. This 18-hole public golf facility has been consistent in attracting all sorts of guests whether golfing or not. Since the course’s inception way back in 1963, golfers of all ability levels flock this startling golf vacation escape to have the fair test in golf. The golf course, challenging as it can be, was given a course rating of 71.2 and a 124 slope rating. And from the longest tee, golfers are provided with the Par-72, 6,530 yards of play.

Being a George W. Cobb masterpiece, the Barony Golf Club is also considered as one of the island’s finest courses. With the variety of tees that golfers can choose from, this golf layout will surely bring out the best of what a real golfer can be. While on play, the golfers will bump into the wide fairways and Bermuda grass greens guarded by rough and bunkers. If there is one thing that will contribute to a successful golf round at the Barony, that would be accuracy. And to make a balance of challenge and relaxation, the back nine provides the perfect ambiance where guests can loosen up with the picturesque views around.

At the Barony Golf Club, there is always plenty of room for everyone and not just for golfers at heart. Aside from nature’s finest beauty, this golf escape is also being highlighted by a gorgeous club house that goes with added amenities including a restaurant and a pro shop. For those who are yet to discover their golfing potentials, the Hilton Head Island School of Golf can also be located within the premises. Look for affordable golf vacation packages now and make your dream vacations come to reality.

 

 

 

 

Arcadian Shores Golf Club

The Arcadian Shores Golf Club is a perfect blend of nature’s finest elements with Rees Jones’ modern innovations. This stunning 18-hole golf vacation destination is quite unique when compared to the rest of the South Carolina’s golf courses. When at play, golfers are provided with the five sets of tees that come with their own unique challenges suitable for any skill levels. Not only that, the entire layout is also covered with the lush Tifton Bermuda greens accented with the strategically placed sand bunkers. And in and out of the fairways are the natural lakes that blend well with the perfect golfing atmosphere.

When the Arcadian Shores Golf Club opened way back in 1974, Jones was able to come up with demanding holes appropriate for both beginners and professionals. When golfing guests opt for the tee that suits their skill level, then it would be all about fun and exciting rounds at the greens. And to complete the fair test of golf, the deviously placed bunkers, distinctive contouring, and the tree-lined Bermuda fairways were added giving the layout a course rating of 73.2 and a slope rating of 137. The Arcadian Shores also features four Par 5s, ten Par 4s, and four Par 3s.

In a citation and ranking made by The Sun News, two of Arcadian Shores Golf Club’s most challenging holes were voted by golf experts. Holes #2 and #13 made it to the prestigious “Dream 18” which is a collection of the finest 18 holes along the beach. Other features of the golf course include the clubhouse that comes with a grill room, a fully-stocked pro shop, and the spacious practice facility. For those who would want to enhance their skills and work out with effective golf instructions, The Hilton Golf Academy is also featured.

 

 

 

 

Diamondback Country Club

The Diamond Country Club is a Russell Breeden golf masterpiece that runs through the vast lands set along the Grand Strand. Surrounded by the lush Low country pines and unspoiled natural wetlands, this amazing golf vacation destination exudes the beauty that is beyond compare. This Breeden gem is also considered as the area’s first layout to feature the Jensen Ultra Dwarf Greens. The golf course offers the 6,928-yard Par-72 play to enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. And since the location is just a few minutes away from the striking beaches, guests can have the fair share of sunshine and cool waters when off the greens.

When the Diamondback Country Club opened way back in 1999, golf enthusiasts coming from almost all parts of the globe flock this interesting golf vacation escape that boasts of a course rating of 74.0 and a slope rating of 139. While on play, golfers will come across diverse challenges brought about by the unique fair test of golfing skills embed on each of the 18 holes. The strategically placed bunkers and lakes are also visible in the area to spice each round of golf. And since the entire golf layout runs across a natural setting that serves as the habitat for the Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, chances are players can get a glimpse of these reptiles in one of the rounds.

Although the Diamondback Country Club is already known for its challenging golf holes, it also serves as an amazing vacation escape for non-golfing guests. The golf course is also being highlighted by a Pro Shop that is fully stocked and a Snack Bar where guests can conclude an exciting day. For those who are new to golfing, a large practice facility is also available. In 2003, the golf course was renamed as Woodland Valley Country Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heather Glen Golf

The Heather Glen is a 400-acre historic-site golf gem designed by Clyde Johnston and Willard Byrd. It features one of the best golf holes in the country and has become a major tourist magnet since its debut in 1987. And since this stunning golf course is set in the vast lands where the ancient oaks and pines abound, vacation goers are also provided with nature’s soothing ambiance aside from the fair test of golfing skills. That is why Heather Glen was hailed among the “Top 5 in South Carolina”, “Top 50 Public Courses in America”, and Golf Digest’s “4.5 Stars Places to Play”.

What makes the Heather Glen very appealing to the golf enthusiasts is that it provides 3 distinct and different nines with the Scottish links and water orientation. While on play, golfers come across with the dramatic elevation changes as well as the trickling brooks and winding streams. Pot bunkers are also evident on the fairways of which one was named as “The Devils Mistress”. Along with the outstanding greens and other striking features, this golf vacation destination was named as the #1 New Public Course in 1987.

In order to go through the tough challenges of golf at Heather Glen, golfers must also be able to come up with unique golfing techniques that can conquer each of the holes. Some of the course’s inspiring holes that golfing guests have to watch out for include the Par-5 6th and the Par-3 8th. If you want to experience the perfect fusion of golfing pleasure and relaxation, then this amazing golf escape is an option. Arrange with golf vacation experts now and head your way to one of the best golf vacation destinations where there is a seamless blend of nature and craftsmanship.

 

 

 

Oyster Bay Golf Links

The rare and harmonious blend of the golf architecture’s strategic and heroic philosophies is among the many adorable characteristics that the Oyster Bay Golf Links bear. Although the golf course is exceptionally fair, the ideal fusion of innovation and variety makes this adorable golf vacation destination a great venue for exciting golf games as well as relaxing breaks. In 1983, Golf Digest cited Oyster Bay as the “Resort Course of the Year”. Since then, this magnificent Dan Maples masterpiece has been receiving accolades from other various reputable publications worldwide.

The Oyster Bay Golf Links is nestled on the vast lands where fresh water lakes and marshes abound. And to make the entire golf course as challenging as it can be, Maples added up the cavernous bunkers, the marsh-oriented long and short holes, undulating greens, and the lengthy par 4s. While other layouts thriving in the area utilize the wood chips to accent tee boxes, this unique golf course uses the Oyster shells. Golfers must also try to come up with their own unique golfing techniques to pass through the 6,700-yard par 70 play.

Some of the challenging holes include the Par-4 3rd hole that carries large alternate greens situated on both sides of the pond, and the delicate 17th hole that was considered as one of the par 3s that bears an undersized green. And to complete the challenge, the Par-4 13th will surely test your golfing skills. It is a 330-yard play from the back tees and goes through a steeply elevated green guarded by enormous bunkers. How you’ll get over the diverse hazards, it is completely up to you. Make your golfing games more exciting. Play with family and friends. Look for golf vacation packages now and experience a relaxing break that is beyond compare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pearl Golf Links

 

Unspoiled natural beauty is what The Pearl Golf Links is all about. This Dan Maples golf gem is set on the Calabash River banks adorned with the lush coastal fauna and whispering Pines of the Carolinas. What makes this golf masterpiece quite exciting is that in its 900-acre vast marsh preserve lies two of America’s finest 18-hole golf courses – The East Course and the West Course.

The Pearl Golf Links – East Course is a traditional golf layout built through the area’s pristine forest that runs through the River of Calabash. This 18-hole golf course features the crowned greens as well as the demanding tee shots. One thing that exudes the real beauty of this stunning golf course is that it has consistent conditioning. The well manicured greens will surely highlight your golfing experience when visiting Myrtle Beach. Golf Digest’s 4-Star “Best Places to Play” and “Best New Public Courses in America” are among the citations that this striking golf course has been awarded with.

The Pearl Golf Links – West Course on the other hand is a link-style design that is complimented by the dense displays of the startling pampas grass. This 18-hole golf facility also features the 4 challenging concluding holes that overlook the scenic Calabash River and coastal marshland. Along with the 18 challenging golf holes is the stunning untouched natural beauty that surrounds the entire layout. And aside from being flocked by guests coming from the different parts of the globe, The West is also a top venue for golf competitions. Since its inception in 1987, it already served as the host site of several prestigious golf tournaments.

Azalea Sands Golf Club

The Azalea Sands Golf Club is a traditional beach course in Myrtle Beach that was opened way back in 1972. It was designed by the famed Architect Gene Hamm. The course is comprised of 18 uniquely designed golf holes that can challenge golfers of any skill level. This 6,902-yard golf layout is also being highlighted by the well guarded Bermuda greens, water hazards on the layout’s eight holes, and the strategically placed bunkers with the par of 72 from the longest tees.

Although the golf course has the evenly distributed assortment of hazards, Azalea Sands Golf Club is still very playable. The fair test of golf was not made to beat up the golfers but add some spice to a pleasant day at the greens. There are no forced long carries and the sets of tees are just enough to test the shot-making abilities of anyone who sets foot on the layout. These are some of the many reasons why golfers of all handicap levels flock this typical beach golf course. And being one of the island’s most attractive layouts on the beach, Azalea Sands is not just about the fine test of golf but also an escape that is worth remembering.

In 2009, the Azalea Sands Golf Club underwent the intended renovations to further enhance the pleasant and memorable experiences that the golf course has been giving its guests from the moment of its inception. Considerable attention was also given course’s condition from the fairways and tee boxes all the way to the challenging greens. From time to time or even after each round, the guests can have their favorite on-course foods as well as beverages served at the snack bar located at the clubhouse.