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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
67.9%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7079 yards
Slope 149
Rating 75.2

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Celebration Bermudagrass
Greens Celebration Bermudagrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bob Cupp (1993) David Johnson (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - " Bird Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2015 #12)

Reviews

3.5
415 Reviews (415)
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

bad greens

It started with extremely unfriendly staff in the Pro shop. When we got to the back nine the greens were unplayable. It was basically sand on top of dirt. The course should be shut down but they will not do that. I would not play again even if they paid me to play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Favorite Course on the Island

The Robert Cupp course is my favorite course on the island by far. The opening three holes are awesome and leads into what is a testing rest of the course. Definitely my favorite opening holes I’ve ever played. The layout is unique and challenging which calls for excellent shot making tee to green, especially from the back tees which I played. Conditions were also phenomenal. I am from up north and think Bermuda grass runs slow but the Cupp course runs on the faster side for Bermuda, especially the steep downhill putts. Best value golf course I’ve ever played at $65 on a weekday morning. I played Harbour Town two days later and I enjoyed the Cupp course more and thought it was more difficult at a 4th of the cost. As difficult and as awesome of a layout as some other PGA courses I’ve played. Hole 7 is the most difficult fairway to hit that I have ever seen. Flew through my round in 3 hours playing by myself first tee time out. Staff was very friendly and excellent. Stock up on water and snacks as the club house is not near the turn. Overall excellent experience I can’t wait to play this track again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was great condition for early March greens were in good shape very happy with pace of play I would return to play here

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

In our opinion the best golf course at this price range

Great course, friendly starters, good cart paths, true greens...what more do you want for USD 50 !

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very nice course

We are here for 3 months in the winter. Cupp course was very good! No issues. Would recommend this course to anyone. Don’t hesitate to play it. We played 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

My wife and I played and found it very enjoyable. Everyone was nice, from the pro shop staff, the starter and the cart lady.
We were paired with 2 nice gentlemen
We played from the blacks. Which made it a little easier, but had some risk reward shots.
The greens were a little furry, but I guess it was the time of year

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow and buppy

Starting time just before 1pm, took just short of 5hrs. We hade to wait on almost every tee box, greens where very furry and buppy. It's Tuesday and same holes were being used as weekend. No idea hole placement, wasnt 3 like starter said. Layout of course it's nice. Alittle attention to detail, course would be a 4 star.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens in great condition. Course dry considering recent heavy rain. Pace of play a little slow. No ranger

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great course and very good value

Thoroughly enjoyed our round today. Starter couldn't have been more friendly......course had recovered well following 48hrs of rain... tees and fairways great... greens slightly slower than others but all good... bunkers fine....will play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser

No play.

Did not play as course was closed. Trying to get refund but getting the run around.

Played On
Reviews 74
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Poor conditions here

It’s too bad you don’t get discounts when the course is in such poor shape. I have played here every year for about 12-13 years. This was the worst condition ever for this course. Definite theme for most courses this year, although not very happy. Where do I start. The 1st hole was dry as could be. Fairway was short brown, let’s call it hay. No difference between fairway and rough. The sand traps were a mix bag of some actually sand you could hit out of, while others had a mere covering over the hard clay bottom. Tee’s were poor too. The greens were slow, and many were in rough shape. They were even sprayed so they looked not bad from a distance. Very disappointed this year. As for the marshalls, I think I saw one, but they did nothing to speed up a 5 hour 20 min round.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf in HH

Course in good shape and very friendly staff

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

nice course just need to play once or twice to know the layout.

This is a great course love playing pace of play is good 18 holes in 4 hour and 10 minutes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bob C

The course was in good shape. Green are nice roll good. Go play course fun and good price from golf now!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Liked the course layout greens in great shape rolled very true but not very quick .would play again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

8 handicaps lunch handed to him

Wow. What a beast. Played from 6500 yards seemed like 7500. Tough long and greens large and undulating. Shot makers coarse. Bring your “A” game for this track. Enjoyed the challenge

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 60
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Worth the trip

Nice course to play in Hilton Head. Will play again - for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value

A great deal on Golf Now and a recommendation from a friend prompted me to play this course. Great layout with mostly wide fairways and a few very challenging holes with water in front or around the green. Some large undulating greens which were a little slow due to heavy rain the previous few days.Played from the white tees which were perfect for a 16 handicap senior. Course was very wet and cart path only which made for a bit longer round. Overall a very enjoyable round and would most certainly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Enjoyable round

In theory, it was suppose to rain most of the afternoon, but it didn't. Others may have chosen not to play, but it was really quite nice. We only saw one other person on our round, so the pace of play was great. It was a little wet which meant cart path only. Cupp is not an easy course to play, so I would not recommend it to handicaps higher than 15 or so. Some nice challenges in playing this course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Enjoyable round!

Very nice course, challenging! Difficult pin placement today.
Good value..I would recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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