Dolphin Head Golf Course
|Gold (W)||72||5513 yards||73.5||126|
|Red (W)||72||5360 yards||71.8||122|
|Green (W)||72||4760 yards||64.8||113|
|Black M: 72.7/140||513||344||359||173||364||432||204||395||515||3299||371||382||211||523||341||444||360||181||494||3307||6606|
|Blue M: 72.0/137||500||338||350||167||359||411||194||385||507||3211||353||373||200||513||336||423||351||172||489||3210||6421|
|White M: 70.8/130||465||332||328||154||349||401||176||375||486||3066||343||365||190||504||331||399||341||160||470||3103||6169|
|Gold M: 68.0/123 W: 73.5/126||436||325||315||135||276||348||147||345||457||2784||288||334||153||463||276||325||318||143||428||2728||5512|
|Red M: 66.8/117 W: 71.8/122||435||297||295||117||273||342||143||339||453||2694||285||332||145||460||272||320||300||131||421||2666||5360|
|Green M: 64.3/112 W: 64.8/113||385||267||280||117||260||280||125||286||380||2380||280||285||145||385||250||280||290||110||355||2380||4760|
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Course was great it’s the golfnow web site that is the problem. I attempted to contact customer service yesterday and the wait was an hour. There are other tee time services and I guess I will begin using them. My cell is8163053581 if anyone should want to assist.
Very nice course
Beautiful golf course. There were some holes that were a bit dried out.
A nice course. It has a good layout and the course was in good shape. There was a little wait on shots on the back nine. Overall, an enjoyable experience
Losing it’s fame
I used to enjoy this course, but feel it has gone down hill over the past 5 years. At one time it was in great shape, but it has continued to decline. The greens are firm, but minimal grass. The fairways are not much better. A once thriving private course has gone semi private in an effort to probably gain finances to care for the course. It will be a few years before I plan to return as it is not cheap to play here. So for the value based on quality, there are many better places to play on the island. Also the pace of play here was extremely slow at 5 hours, even though they stress their goal is to maintain 4 hours.
Enjoyed playing. Pace of play was a little slow but considering it was spring break on one of few nice days this week it wasn’t bad. Layout and condition was great. Greens were in great shape and very true. I will definitely come back.
Layout: Like many Hilton Head courses, Dolphin Head is in a plantation with lots of houses. Most holes have houses on them, but it doesn't feel like the course is cut through them. There are a few narrow holes, but overall it feels like the houses were built around the course not the other way around. Each hole was unique and there was a mix of doglegs, bunkers, and water.
Conditioning: The course was in good shape from tee to green. A lot of the rough was dormant, like most courses in Hilton Head right now, but the fairways were in better shape than most the courses we have played this trip. The greens were not as grown in as the other three courses we played already. The other courses have had perfect greens, but the greens here were still somewhat brown and a bit thin on some holes. They rolled very true, but the ball never seemed to stop rolling; even uphill.
Overall, we really enjoyed the course. We felt the layout was really good given the plot of land they have, the course was in solid shape on the whole, and it was a good value at $60/player.
A joy to play. Great layout, played the blues, a joy to play. Greens very fast and true. Thank you for a wonderful round!
Nice Track for Seniors
Course layout was simple and relatively easy. Would not recommend for the serious golfer, much better suited for seniors.
Enjoyable course in good condition. Fast greens (had too many 3 putts!!). You get close to the ocean on one of the holes. Would like to play here again. Need to book directly with the course next time to check into their specials.
Dolphin Head is a great track
This is a great layout. Challenging and fun at the same time. Staff was very friendly and the course is in great shape.
Formerly private course now open to public great design and very interesting holes. Long par threes from blue tees
Totally enjoyed this track and will definitely play there again! The greens could not have been better and overall layout was challenging and fair.
The course was in great shape and the greens were fast but true. Sand was a bit packed due to rain earlier in the day. We played the front nine and wished we had booked the 18. The layout is great for shot making and pushing risk/ reward. The latter is especially true on the 9th hole where a good tee shot can set you up to go for the green. The staff very friendly and welcoming. We will be back.
Play it again!!!
I have no issues with the course itself. Fun, challenging and in perfect condition. My issue would be with Management. One slow 4 some caused a 2 hr 40 minute round on the front. At #7 one of the rangers ( off duty ) but was our starter when I teed off, caught up to the log jam and asked what was wrong. Explained slow 4some. His solution was to go around the groups waiting to play, and jump in front of log jam. Also, 90 degree day; beverage cart was out of beverages at 2:00 Pm and she said she wasn't coming back out. Police your course.....Pace of play is 4 hours. If you want us to fix divots and ball marks and maintain pace of play, do your part to maintain pace of play. Keep up with the group in front???? That was the problem. We were a 2 some and we typically play 9 holes in HHI in about 1 hr 40 min. 5 groups were delayed as a result of this one 4 some. And they wouldn't let anyone play through. All this was frustrating, but not enough to prevent me from coming back, so I guess this means mgmt won't do anything to prevent this in the future. Shame on Dave the starter. He should have "put them on the clock" rather than driving around them and continue his round. Not a good look.
Basic layout, decent greens, very basic in amenities.
Everything was great!
The service from the cart crew at arrival and departure was first class and friendly. The course layout is great, playing every club in your bag. On the GIR, doesn’t guarantee you a par as the greens are FAST, sloped and multi level. Plenty of water on the course, restrooms on each side, beverage carts out and about. Pace of play was avg at just under 4.5 but could have been quicker but a few in our group took a few extra shots/putts if you know what I mean.
This is a must add to your trip.
First time playing this course in Hilton Head Plantation. Other reviews were quite positive and now I can agree 100%. Greens were quick and smooth, but held a shot very well. It's an older course but in great condition and can be a little challenging depending on the tees you play. Most holes are what they appear to be, so hidden hazards or tricked up in some way. Just be aware of the long fairway bunker and water hazard on the 16th hole. Pace of play seemed a little slow, but we got around in 4 hrs. Nice range and short game practice area. We will play this course again.