Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
4.6
991 Reviews (991)
5 Stars
623
4 Stars
321
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
98.5%
Recommend this course
965 out of 991 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.9
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
60 out of 60 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.7
152 Reviews (152)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
152 out of 152 reviews
Read Reviews

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.

Book a Tee Time at
Hilton Head National Golf Club
Powered by GolfNow.com

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
991 Reviews (991)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 45
Brunch 18
Amazing Food 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 79
Water Hazards 59
Undulating Greens 48
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 59
Seniors 52
Locals 51
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 59
Worth the Drive 50
Near Local Attractions 45

Numbers based on reviews tagged with attribute.

Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

HHN

Very good condition for this time of year (January), greens were great, very nice layout; no houses or roads around the course, just woods, very peaceful

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
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
Default User Image
Commented on 01/27/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, Chelsea. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Default User Image
Commented on 01/22/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Gene! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fabulous layout!!!

Hilton Head National ought to be at or very near the top of the list for any golfer visiting Hilton Head! Great course conditions, and a very challenging layout. I really look forward to teeing it up here. (I’m still celebrating making par at 18, a first for me.)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 01/15/2020

Hello, Steven. 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. We will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences @HiltonHeadNational.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

On this trip this was by far my favorite course

I loved this course the people, the course, the amenities gave me a wonderful experience. The wildlife only added to the fun, the squirrels are adorable, turkeys, and hawks. Fun experience

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 01/13/2020

Hello. 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, and we will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences @HiltonHeadNational.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good shape but lots of construction noise

Course and greens are in great shape. New RV park along beginning of back 9 made it seem like different course. Noisy but still fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Default User Image
Commented on 01/07/2020

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so 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!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Default User Image
Commented on 01/07/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf #GolfLife #letsglow #GolfTravel #GolfFriends #drivechipandputt #BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice course

It was a very nice course. Staff is friendly and they also have junior rate for kids under 16 for $25 per round. Speed on the green is reasonable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 01/06/2020

Hi, Kam. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 4 stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Very good golf course. Green were in very good shape.

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

ClarkGrizwald

Course was in very good condition. Greens were extremely fast making putting extremely difficult. Watch out for that 18th green. Don’t hit long. Stay in the fairways, the rough will make course difficult & eat up balls. Really enjoyed course. Staff was very friendly & helpful. Great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 01/06/2020

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!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, especially the greens

Good value for a great course through Gold Now; some of the best greens in winter I’ve played

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 12/31/2019

Hi. Let us first start by thanking you for the great review. This is the experience we strive to provide. We partnered with GolfNow because we believe in offering our golfers the best opportunities in golf, whether that be with our website or our partner’s. We will continue to work hard and create an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational. We hope to see you again soon.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Default User Image
Commented on 01/13/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Superb

On a cool blue sky day, we had the course to ourselves.
We really enjoyed the beauty of this exqusite course, with no houses in sight, just a delightful round of golf!
Treat yourself.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Default User Image
Commented on 12/23/2019

Your feedback is important to us, Sean. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Absolutely Superb

On a beautiful cool sunny day, this wasvthe place to be. The best of the best. Spectacular course, amazing greens, an excellent pace of play, we never saw others through 18 devine holes.
Treat yourself, you deserve this !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 12/23/2019

Hello, Sean. We are beyond happy to hear you and your friends enjoyed a great day at our course. Positive experiences make lifelong golfers. We look forward to many good times ahead with you all. We will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences @HiltonHeadNational.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

3 Rambling Golfers review

Got "Hot Deal" on Golf Now that made this play a good bargain. HH National always seems to be a good play and today was no exception. We had the whole course to ourselves.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 12/16/2019

Hi. Let us first start by thanking you for the great review. This is the experience we strive to provide. We partnered with GolfNow because we believe in offering our golfers the best opportunities in golf, whether that be with our website or our partner’s. We will continue to work hard and create an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational. We hope to see you again soon.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable experience

The staff was very friendly and helpful since this was my first time playing the course. They provided more tips than just ‘hit it straight’. Loved the layout and the pace of play was good even though it was busy when I played.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 11/27/2019

Hello. 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 @HiltonHeadNational.

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Hilton Head National is a very worthwhile trip

My wife and I played this course. The layout was very well designed and very fair. We thoroughly enjoyed our round. The golf carts are equipped with GPS with measurements to the pin. The greens were in great shape. I would highly recommend playing here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Default User Image
Commented on 11/22/2019

Hello. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you and your wife 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 both back @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 11/21/2019

Hello, and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Much better than I expected!

I really enjoyed the course. The course is challenging but not too difficult. It was in great shape for late November. It wasn’t crowded and the pace of play was very good. The course exceeded my expectations. It is one of the nicest courses in the Hilton Head area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Default User Image
Commented on 11/21/2019

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 as well as the pace of play. 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!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing

Even after several days of rain the course was excellent. Love the layout and that the wind kept the players away :-)
We played in 3h20min

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Default User Image
Commented on 11/20/2019

Hi. We appreciate you leaving us a 5-star review ! It's great to hear how much you enjoyed the course conditions. We always want 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!

#Golf
#GolfLife
#letsglow
#GolfTravel
#GolfFriends
#drivechipandputt
#BeautifulGolfCourses

Was this comment useful to you?
Nearby Courses
Bluffton, South Carolina
4.2035352941
1061
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
0.0
0
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
0.0
0
Bluffton, South Carolina
4.0971235294
669
Bluffton, South Carolina
4.2857142857
2
Bluffton, South Carolina
5.0
4
Bluffton, South Carolina
5.0
4
Bluffton, South Carolina
4.6667
3
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
5.0
1
Bluffton, South Carolina
3.7043588235
489
Bluffton, South Carolina
3.0478588235
772

Stay & Play Offers

From $350
Valid dates: Jan 21, 2020 - Jan 31, 2022
Stay at Solitude Inn on the Green and play one of the best course in SE Michigan, Solitude Links Golf Course. Learn more.
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE