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4.1
214 Reviews (214)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
93.0%
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199 out of 214 reviews
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4.2
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.9%
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30 out of 33 reviews
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4.2
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
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Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.9%
Recommend this course
78 out of 84 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6543 yards
Slope 137
Rating 71.9

The Barony Course at Port Royal Golf Club constitutes 18 of this well-known island facility's 54 holes.

Playing to just 6,543 yards from the gold tees, Barony is a very enjoyable course for all skill levels. The back nine in particular is a fine mix of long and short holes. Like its sister courses at Port Royal, Barony begins and ends at the club's beautiful Antebellum-style clubhouse.

From the tee, many of the holes on Barony appear to be relatively open. But as you approach the green the real challenge of the course becomes clear. The greens are small and protected by deep bunkers and Bermuda rough, demanding an excellent touch with the medium and short irons. This is a course where accuracy, not length is the key factor.

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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round
Architect George Cobb (1963)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2017 #24)

Reviews

4.1
214 Reviews (214)

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Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 6

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course, and very challenging.

This course is a very good example of how the game is played. The layout is great for golfers of all abilities, and I recommend this course for anyone who wants to play in Hilton head.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

First time on Barony

Greens were overseeded...rolled pretty good. Decent speed. Greens were soft so many ball marks on them. Tees and fairways were good with plenty of grass. Really liked the layout. Very fair course with some intresting holes. Beverage service on course was outstanding. Pro shop computer was down but the nice lady took care of us. I think 15$ is a little high for a bucket of balls were Oyster Reef they are included with the golf round. The starter wasn't very hospitable, even though we told him the computer was down, we had to stop go in and get a pro shop employee to walk out and tell him we were good. Maybe radio in. Just saying. Overall had a goid visit nd will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great shape

Horse was in great shape even with all the rain the night before. Did have to play cart path only

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

2nd time playing this course always in great shape

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great choice on Hilton Head Island

Many courses to choose from here. Great layout and good course conditions. Very fun and scenic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Robbers Row

Great course that offers a challenge but is very playable. Beautiful track and facilities.

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

Robbers Row

Robbers Row is a great Lay-out and I always enjoy it

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Thanks

Played Thanksgiving Day at Barony. The course is fun with wide fairways, but watch out for the water -- not always visible and ringed with plants that swallow wayward shots. Pace of play started good, but two or three groups ahead got slightly backed up on the second nine.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is what you would expect

Not the best course, however very playable. Greens were good. Enjoyed the round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A bit too much sameness

The course is laid out in a circle. So a lot of the holes are the same. A dog leg left. Not too. Fairly flat course. A lot of long holes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Three Stooges manage a golf course

Staff was rude and starter was so unorganized that he had at least 10 groups wondering if they were going to play golf that day or not. Pace of play was terrible and no marshal to help. Stay away.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very dissatisfied

5 hour round, no Marshall’s seen, 5 foursomes on par 3 sixth!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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