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363 Reviews (363)
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Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
83.7%
Recommend this course
291 out of 363 reviews
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4.3
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
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2
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.3%
Recommend this course
70 out of 75 reviews
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4.1
124 Reviews (124)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.3%
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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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6878 yards 74.0 133
Blue 72 6448 yards 72.3 129
White 72 6073 yards 70.4 126
Green 72 5391 yards 67.5 117
Green (W) 72 5391 yards 71.5 119
Green/Red (W) 72 4984 yards 68.8 113
Scorecard for Clipper / Galleon
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 74.0/133 428 567 413 178 380 435 202 366 530 3499 393 477 428 407 179 517 384 184 410 3379 6878
Blue M: 72.3/129 380 540 400 155 372 415 185 345 510 3302 371 452 393 384 157 490 345 172 382 3146 6448
White M: 70.4/126 365 507 376 140 352 400 144 326 489 3099 349 440 375 367 136 470 328 146 363 2974 6073
Green M: 67.5/117 W: 71.5/119 307 466 335 134 300 348 114 307 422 2733 315 408 335 343 113 409 313 121 301 2658 5391
Red W: 68.8/113 307 390 310 110 300 310 114 307 390 2538 315 340 275 293 113 409 279 121 301 2446 4984
Handicap 8 2 4 16 12 6 18 14 10 13 11 1 7 15 3 9 17 5
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 4 5 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 6 4 10 16 12 2 18 14 8 11 5 3 7 17 1 9 15 13

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
363 Reviews (363)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 16
Bunkers 15
Narrow Fairways 9
This course/club is great for:
Playing Multiple Courses 11
Seniors 10
Advanced Golfers 9
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 8
Convenient to the City 8

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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
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5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Resort and Beginner

The Shipyard Golf Club is in the best condition I probably have ever seen it. The greens are rolling smooth, and the farways/rough are lush. The re-bunkering project has turned out great. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. In my opinion it is a great spot for a family enjoying the outdoors, and for those beginners.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lots of water

Great layout, fun to play and greens are excellent

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 05/14/2019

Thanks for playing! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the greens.

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Ben

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golf track

Great experience from the bucket of practice balls to the 19th hole cold brew. Polite and accommodating starter. Course was in great condition from tees to greens. Pace of play was super and never had to wait for a shot, round of golf in approximately 3 1/2 hrs. Nice 19th hole was comfortably shaded overlooking the finishing hole with nice happy hour pricing. Definitely recommend this track to others !!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Back mine slow play

Pace of play was very good on our first nine but at the turn players we never saw all day now in front of us . No ranger or starter seen on turn. . Ended with foursome of ladies about on 12 who were very slow. The twosome in front of us lottery just drove around them and skipped a hole. We were a twosome and and arrived on the tee while they hit several shots . Did not offer to allow us to play through. Waited on every shot tha rest of the day when nobody was in front of them. Perhaps they stopped for lunch or just were on the wtong nine. ?

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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Commented On 05/14/2019

I'm sorry that the pace of play on your second nine wasn't up to your expectation. If you would like to discuss that, I'm happy to listen and learn more so that we can serve you better in the future. The number to my office is (843) 681-1510.

Best,
Ben Smith
General Manager

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Coarse

Open arrival the staff were extremely helpful in directing where everything was and what to do. As a result pace of play moved extremely fast. Never waiting or rushed from behind. Coarse way in great shape. Greens were left a little long and need some adjustment to get used to.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 05/10/2019

We appreciate you playing and your feedback! I'm glad to hear that your pace was great and your round was enjoyable.

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Ben

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shipyard

Place was excellent even saw alligators and turtles

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 05/10/2019

It's good to hear you enjoyed our wildlife friends around the golf course!

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Ben

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Good Experience

I played Shipyard a year ago and was disappointed in the condition of the course and had decided I would not play it this year. I played earlier in the week at another course and one of my playing partners commented on the good condition of the course so I decided to give it another try and am glad I did. The fairways had more grass than any other course I’ve played here. The greens were in excellent condition. The course was busy but the pace of play was great, finishing in under 4 hours. I’ll be returning soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 05/10/2019

Thank you very much for your feedback - I'm grateful you gave us another chance! Our team has been hard at work to provide that type of experience and I'm glad you enjoyed your round.

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Ben

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Shipyard

Played the Brigantine Course to start. Played the tips (gold tees). The slope is 138 and it felt it with water on every hole. Water comes into play twice on hole #2. I likes the layout of Brigantine. The conditions were good. One bunker had almost no sand. We payed the Galleon course for the second 9. Moved up to the blue tees. A much easier course. But the conditions were not as good. The back 9 were were stuck behind a VERY SLOW mixed foursome with no ranger in sight. Yet we finished the 18 in 4 hours! The greens on both courses rolled smooth and fast, however. The two bathrooms on the respective courses were not well maintained. One had the paper towel dispenser jammed. There was NO WATER on the course! The starter and the bag handler both neglected to tell us there was a water and ice dispenser right by the club house/putting green. They do have a good chipping, bunker and putting practice area. I would not give them high marks for customer service, however. This course is a good value at the $35 we paid on GolfNow but NOT the $80 they get for regular rates.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented On 05/10/2019

I'm sorry to hear that we fell short in some areas of your experience! Thank you very much though for your feedback, as it's very helpful for us to improve.

Best,
Ben Smith
General Manager

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Marshal saves the day

The course was in excellent condition and the greens the fastest we played which was a nice change from other courses in the area ... well worth the very reasonable price. Still the day could of gone downhill if the marshal had not shunted us to another of the 3 nines due to a pre-wedding golf tournament on our scheduled course. We finished in 3 hours ... fantastic!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 05/06/2019

Thanks for playing and your feedback - I'm happy to hear that our team helped make your day a great one!

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Ben

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice courses

We played the Galleon and Clipper courses this time. Nice courses, but dry conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 04/30/2019

Thank you for coming out and playing! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your time.

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Ben

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable experience

The course was in really good shape. The greens were holding and smooth. It’s definitely a shot makers course as I hit 4 iron off a lot of tees to avoid trouble . I think sprinkler heads could be better marked to help with yardages. Rental clubs were brand new Titleist ts2 Woods and AP irons. Really had a good time playing on this layout . Great GOLF Now deal.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/30/2019

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the layout, conditions, and new rental sets! Hope your travels have been well and we see you the next time you're in Hilton Head.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

I find golf course on Hilton Head well worth the money spent

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/30/2019

We appreciate you playing Shipyard, thanks for your feedback!

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Brigantine - great day

Was third player with a couple. I’m a beginner and they were great. I found the staff very friendly. They were organized and professional. Lots of gators on the banks sunning themselves. Highly recommend shipyard

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 04/20/2019

I'm glad to hear you had a great day, thanks for playing!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Played all 27

Really enjoyed the course. Played all 27. Challenging yet playable. Loved it. Greens were perfect

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 04/20/2019

Thank you for playing and your feedback - I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the team's work in maintaining great greens!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout, good greens but conditioning needs some work

We enjoyed our round on the Galleon/Clipper because the layout is interesting and the greens are in very good shape. However, the rough and fairways are in quite poor condition and need quite a bit of work to improve them to a state of good playability. We adopted a Winter Rules attitude as a result. The hot dogs at the half way hit were great!!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/10/2019

Thanks for playing and your feedback. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the greens and the great hot dogs at the Pub!

We've recently mown out our fairways to widen them, and that turf is transitioning to better playability. I'm sorry it detracted from your day but it should improve soon!

Best,
Ben Smith
General Manager

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Brigantine to Galleon - Had a Good Day

The staff is good here. Talked to the Marshall when we arrived 45 min early and he switched us so we could play Brigantine. We were great full as we have played here 3 times on Clipper and Galleon already. Although it was a slow round at about 4-1/2 hrs, it was a beautiful day. Fairways and greens in pretty good shape, but the sand traps on several holes were extremely hard with minimal sand, except for the edges. Like the design, complete with lots of water hazards, which makes this course challenging from all tee blocks. I enjoy playing from either the blue or golds.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/10/2019

Thank you for playing and your feedback! I'm glad to hear that our team took good care of you and got you switched over so you could play them all.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pace of play was horrible

After we checked in my husband greeted the starter Peter and asked him how he was today. The response was 'I'll be doing a lot better after 4' which is when he goes home. Not a very friendly response to a customer. We teed off on time and after 40 minutes had only played 2 holes! Yikes. Had to call the pro shop and get the ranger out to move a very slow group along. Pace was ok until the back nine when there were 4 groups on one par 4. Called again. Ranger, told us that we were on tract to play 18 in just under 5 hours. Which was pretty silly. Said he didn't have to speed anyone along but mysteriously the speed of play improved. I thought the pace of play at a course was about 4 hours. It was busy but there was a complete lack of proactiveness on the part of the course to have a ranger out and manage speed of play.
The course was in reasonable shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented On 04/08/2019

I'm sorry to hear that our pace of play was not up to our standard and detracted from your experience. If you would like to share more about your experience, I would be happy to speak with you so that we can improve our operation. My phone number is (843) 681-1510.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great beach course

This has a challenging layout, important that you play from the tee box that matches your abilities. Greens are very fast and in terrific condition. Lots of water so important to hit it to the right areas for your set up to the green. Love this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 04/01/2019

I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your round at Shipyard! Thanks for coming to play and hope to see you again soon.

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