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4.6
1131 Reviews (1131)
5 Stars
720
4 Stars
352
3 Stars
41
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
96.9%
Recommend this course
1098 out of 1131 reviews
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4.8
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.0%
Recommend this course
48 out of 49 reviews
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4.6
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
99
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.1%
Recommend this course
136 out of 143 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6730 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.8

Sprawling across 300 acres of lush, Carolina Lowcountry, Hilton Head National Golf Club has gained a reputation as being one of the area's best public courses. The course was a collaboration between Gary Player and Bobby Weed, who each designed a nine. Weed designed the front nine with the intention of creating a complement to the Player-designed back nine rather than making them too similar. He included larger greens with more dramatic undulations. The signature hole is the tricky sixth, which features the largest lake on the golf course bordering its entire right side and deep pot bunkers along the greensides. The back nine has many challenging holes as well, including the course's number one handicap hole, the par-5 seventh. It is the ninth that might be Hilton Head National's toughest though, with a deep marsh along the right side of a narrow fairway.

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bobby Weed (1999) Gary Player (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No - Softspikes only
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed No

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
1131 Reviews (1131)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Brunch 18
Amazing Food 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 79
Water Hazards 60
Undulating Greens 49
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 59
Seniors 53
Locals 51
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 59
Worth the Drive 50
Near Local Attractions 45

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Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

We had a wonderful day beautifully manicured and well-kept course. The greens were perfect for consistent putting and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys quality golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Felt like a private course

This course was in fantastic condition with fast greens, perfect fairways and tee boxes

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Exceptional Course

Played in 3 1/2 hours. Exceptional condition course. Compares with any TPC course. Good value for the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/10/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314159292788! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hilton Head National Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best greens

All the courses I played in HH had beautiful layouts and great conditions tee to green. This is aeration season though and most courses won’t give you a true update on green conditions. HH National had perfect greens rolling at 10 or 11 with perfectly cut cups. Tour quality cups. Other courses didn’t come close. This course is a must play. Choose the correct tees for your game though or it will be a long day. Course is pretty difficult.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Best public course I have played in years

Simply a great experience on a great course. Top shape Tee boxes, Fairways, Greens and more. Staff was awesome and just had an all around great first visit. Will be back and expect to bring friends.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello, cebel71. We are beyond happy to hear you enjoyed a great day at our course. Positive experiences make lifelong golfers. We look forward to many good times ahead with you, and we will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences at Hilton Head National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot day with fast pace of play

The course was discounted by about $20 due to later tee time. The staff was exceptional and courteous. The pace of play was fantastic as demand was between peaks. There were two in my party and we enjoyed a fun day while gaining experience in the heat. I recommend bringing extra towels and plenty of hydration for a round. The course was in excellent condition. The greens were challenging for me due to their speed. My home course is more links style and the greens at home much slower. I highly recommend this course for the value and friendly attentive services. We usually plan an annual trip to Hilton Head and we will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/08/2020

ransdell7, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hilton Head National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

great course

Very playable. Rough was brutal. That was unnecessary. Greens in great condition. I would play there again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/03/2020

Your feedback is important to us, u000001649247. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hilton Head National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/24/2020

herbster4026, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (843) 842-5900. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Golf Course

First class golf course, excellent condition except greens were sanded today. Pace of play was a little slow due to golfers playing due to Covid bringing everyone to the golf courses. Not a lot of trouble on this course,,just hit them straight and long. Par 4’s are long for seniors. I give it an A overall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/24/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Dmzjr. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hilton Head National Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful

Love this course. Challenging but not punishing . Beautiful layout and scenic holes. A must play. Staff is awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Excellent inland layout

Very nice course, excellent condition, excellent pace of play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/24/2020

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, asammy! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Hilton Head National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/18/2020

Hi, u314160597400. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Hilton Head National Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best course on my trip

Played 5 times on vacation and HH National was in best condition from tee to green. Greens were running well and in great shape. Very nice layout with mix of holes. Played back tees and can’t believe it was only 130 slope. First group out and was done in 3 hours. Will now be added to my rotation on future trips.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Hello. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the pristine course conditions. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @HiltonHeadNational!

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Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout and condition

1st time playing this course but it will not be the last.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Wonderful Course

This is our first time playing this course, and we absolutely loved it! The course is very well maintained and groomed. The entire staff was friendly and very helpful. I would definitely recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/06/2020

Hi. We truly appreciate your 5-star review and recommendation. Getting customer feedback is one of our top priorities here @HiltonHeadNational. See you on the course soon!

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful course!

My husband and I played Hilton Head National today and enjoyed every minute! The course is beautifully maintained and the layout is unique and fair for all level of play. We would definitely return next time we're in town!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Hello, Cindy. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you and your wife enjoyed your visit. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @HiltonHeadNational!

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/03/2020

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational!

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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course!

We were first off, course was still damp. Rangefinders on carts was very helpful and seemed to be accurate. I had a birdie and 5 pars yet I lost to my son in law by 17 shots on his 72! We will be back our next trip to HH.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/06/2020

Hello. We are happy to hear you and your son-in-law enjoyed a great day on our course, and we look forward to many good times ahead with you both. We will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences @HiltonHeadNational.

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