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4.6
1129 Reviews (1129)
5 Stars
720
4 Stars
351
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
97.0%
Recommend this course
1096 out of 1129 reviews
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4.7
88 Reviews (88)
5 Stars
71
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.5%
Recommend this course
84 out of 88 reviews
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4.6
154 Reviews (154)
5 Stars
109
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.5%
Recommend this course
147 out of 154 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.

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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

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Reviews

4.6
1129 Reviews (1129)

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 110
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing

Always Solid

Hilton Head National is a must play when. In the area. I get down a time or 2 a year and play there each time. It’s a great layout. A lot of fun. Not overly long or hard but great fun. And it’s always in really good shape. The greens are some of the best anywhere. Smooth and a great pace. And the price is much better than most of the courses on the island. You can’t beat what you pay for here. Give it a try. You’ll be glad you did!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

First time to Hilton Head and played this course based on prior reviews. Great value for the money and fun layout. Would recommend to others.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

great conditions

The course was in great shape tee boxes to the greens. Fairways and rough just right. We played the blue tees and it was challenging but fair. Some great rewards if you are willing to take the chances.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really Good Course, Especially enjoyed Back Nine, Great Value

My wife and I planned a week at HHI for vacation. Wanted to do the normal beach, tour, dinning, biking and of course golf; we live on a Champion Golf Course in Cary, NC, play regularly and wanted to try 3 or 4 “best value” courses. HH National was one of them. It exceeded our expectations, highly recommend and will come back again on our next vacation at HHI

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Thank you for your review, u378941893. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Hilton Head National Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Loved this course

Course in beautiful shape! Fun and challenging. Would play this course again and again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Experience

My first time on this course and couldn't be more pleased. The course was in great condition, the greens were fast. Overall a fantastic course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Hilton Head National hit it right down the Middle!

Really enjoyed the total experience there. The staff was friendly and attentive. The course was in great shape and enjoyed having the GPS built in on the cart. Highly recommend the only course in HH without a house on it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Round of Golf

Course was in excellent shape despite recent rains. Greens were in perfect condition. Enjoyed the course layout - challenging but not overly hard, some risk/reward holes. Staff was very friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Experience

I played HH National on a rainy day. I thought the course would be sloppy but it had drained well and the conditions were great. Was cart path only but that was understandable. The rain kept most golfers away so I played as a single and finished 18 holes in just over 2 hours. A great experience all around. I’ll be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Must play in Hilton Head

The wife and I come to Hilton Head once a year for golf and beaches, hh national hh country club and bear creek are must plays

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Must play in Hilton Head

Very nice course from clubhouse to greens, if you're in the area play this one.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great time playing HHN

We really enjoyed this course. Pace of play was great. Starter was attentive and kept us informed about a slow group ahead of us. Will definitely play again on our next trip to HHI. The only slight complaint was the rough. A bit hard to get out of - stay out of that stuff. Lol!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course

From beginning to end, a great round of golf! Friendly and welcoming staff, course Marshall’s were cordial and outgoing, the course itself was well cared for, in terrific shape, small But fair greens added to the level of difficulty. Covid-19 had the restaurant offerings limited (pretty standard in these strange times) but the waitress was charming! Awesome outing!! Thank you so much!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
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
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