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3.9
755 Reviews (755)
5 Stars
188
4 Stars
340
3 Stars
145
2 Stars
62
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
81.3%
Recommend this course
603 out of 755 reviews
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3.9
191 Reviews (191)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
82
3 Stars
35
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
82.2%
Recommend this course
157 out of 191 reviews
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3.8
303 Reviews (303)
5 Stars
80
4 Stars
125
3 Stars
61
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
77.2%
Recommend this course
234 out of 303 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6878 yards
Slope 133
Rating 74.0
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Shipyard Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Greens Diamond Zoysia Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect George Cobb (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
755 Reviews (755)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 20
Bunkers 17
Narrow Fairways 9
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 13
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 9
Convenient to the City 8
Near Local Attractions 6

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing

Course okay.

Signed up as a single and was paired up with one other player. Nice guy. Parts of course were undergoing some construction but we were told to drive in fairways, so not a huge deal. Staff very friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Covid

With. Covid I would rather not be put with other players I did not know.
Also none of the starters had on masks, even though it’s a law in Hilton Head.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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5.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 1
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 1
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Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Yesterday did not live up to years that have past.

After years away from this gem I was mostly disappointed in not knowing about the on going construction and the overall condition of the course. I intentionally signed up to play a certain routing. I was informed at the course that one of those two nines was closed. The best part was the condition of the greens rolling pretty true until the ninth hole when the last 10 were heavily sanded.

While I applaude shipyard in the reinvesting to bring the course back up to speed with bunker renovations and new drainage the course should not be open leaving the golfer less than pleased with their experience. Shipyard is near and dear to my heart and I will return someday just not this Time while I’m here.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winter golf at Shipyard

It was a two to three layer cool day when last played. Good company and some sunshine. The course was undergoing renovation and there were several areas without grass near the greens. No signs but played as if they were under repair. The layout is good and tight. Oh, there are very large gators so beware.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 67
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
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First Time Playing

Great first experience

First time to play Shipyard. Enjoyed it and will return. Got a $0 green fee using credits on GolfNow and drove almost 1.5 hrs. Worth it.

Tee boxes were in great shape, fairways were dormant but got good lies. Greens were the best I’ve played other than Sea Island Plantation in December. Rolled very smooth but received iron shots.

Three nines and one was closed for work. Got held up a little on each side but the starter and clubhouse told me that when I checked in.

Very much worth playing!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/21/2021

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us! With us having 9 holes closed we get a bit limited as far as helping pace of play. Thank you for your kind comment, and we hope to have you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice courses friendly staff

Staff was able to get me with two other nice gentlemen one new the courses and it made the rounds much easier. Courses were in good shape for the time of year. Greens were very nice. Good day

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 01/21/2021

We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to have you back here again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Horrible conditions, rude staff

Scheduled to play the shipyard on vacation. The entire course was ripped up. No grass around any of the bunkers three foot high mounds of dirt in the middle of the fairway. Greens and fringe were spray painted with a rattle can to appear in better condition. To make it worse staff was rude and un accomodating. The guy in the clubhouse named Tristan was extremely unprofessional and confrontational. To be honest his attitude was not acceptable.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 01/08/2021

Hello Sir,

We are very sorry about your poor experience with us. After doing some review of the day and where we went wrong, it was found that your group got sent the wrong 9 hole course to start. That 9 was indeed being heavily worked on. As for the greens, spraying pigmentation on them is a very common practice for courses that do not overseed and we have had nothing but great comments on them. After having a discussion with Tristin, it is found that he did in fact issue Rainchecks when first talked to after your round. If there is anything else we can do to rectify the issue, please contact me at
bcrum@heritagegolfgroup.com

I look forward to hearing from you.
Thank you,

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