Your Guide to the Best Hilton Head Golf Courses

Bristling with an assortment of top-notch golf courses, Hilton Head offers golfers an ample selection of greens and fairways to challenge their game. We've put together a sampling of the best Hilton Head golf courses. Keep reading to find out where you should spend your next day off!

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Harbour Town Golf Links lists Harbour Town Golf Links as one of its "Must-Play Courses," and with good reason. A stunning 18-hole course that offers golfers some of the best views in the Lowcountry, Harbour Town welcomes pros and part-timers alike. Located in The Sea Pines Resort (home to two other courses as well), the course skirts the coast, but don't be fooled by the serene appearance: the PGA's RBC Heritage event is held here annually, putting the sport's finest to the test. To schedule a tee team, view golfing packages, purchase tickets to the 2016 RBC Heritage and more, visit their website.


Old South Golf Links


Looking for a quiet course, complete with quintessential Southern scenery and prices that will invite you back? Look no further than the Old South Golf Links, just outside of Hilton Head in the town of Bluffton. Named 2011's "Lowcountry Golf Course of the Year" by the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and holding a 4.3/5 rating from, Old South Golf Links is a favorite among Hilton Head public golf courses. Tee time prices start as low as $55. More information can be found on Old South Golf Links' website.


Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort - the Robert Trent Jones, George Fazio and Arthur Hills Courses


Home to three unique courses (listed above), Palmetto Dunes matches superb golfing with an equivalent (if not more impressive) resort atmosphere, full of accommodations and activities - too many to mention here. But the resort's main focus is golf, an area it excels in. Take the George Fazio course, for example. "Many regard the George Fazio the most challenging public golf course on Hilton Head Island," states the resort's website. Given the amount of golf courses in the area, that's a big statement. Visit and see why the Palmetto Dunes golf experience is one you don't want to miss!


Hilton Head National Golf Club


A par-71 course that features a favorable range of difficulty among its 18 holes, Bluffton's Hilton Head Golf Club is a must-play course. Designed by professional golfer Gary Player, the course is guaranteed to be worth your trip (the golf carts sporting Visage GPS systems are a nice bonus too!) For tee times, specials and more, visit


Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run


When it comes to professional golf, Jack Nicklaus is a legend - and that's an understatement. So it's safe to say that if Nicklaus' name is on it, it's as good as gold...or at least a golden bear. "Recognized as one of 'America's Top 100 Courses Priced Under $100' by Travel and Leisure magazine, our Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course here at Golden Bear Golf Club Hilton Head has quickly earned a name for itself as a top choice on an island full of world-class golf courses," states Golden Bear Golf Club's website. We're confident that the previous statement sums up why you should book your tee time today! 


These are just a handful of the exceptional courses that Hilton Head offers to both locals and tourists! When choosing the next course you'll golf, be sure to contact Beachside Getaway and book your stay at one of our vacation rentals