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4.4
389 Reviews (389)
5 Stars
159
4 Stars
178
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
91.6%
Recommend this course
349 out of 389 reviews
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4.6
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.5%
Recommend this course
42 out of 44 reviews
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4.6
99 Reviews (99)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.9%
Recommend this course
93 out of 99 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7018 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.7

Oyster Reef features elevated tees and lush fairways lined by thick stands of live oak and pine. Numerous doglegs accented by strategically located mounds and fairway bunkers, call for well-planned tee shots. Varying sizes of greens with well-defined tiers place a premium on precise approach shots.

The par-3 sixth hole, which plays 192 yards from the back tees to a green set against a backdrop of Port Royal Sound, is one of the most visually spectacular holes on Hilton Head. Oyster Reef is now a semi-private member-owned club with a limited number of tee times for guest play,

The carefully-maintained facility, designed by noted course architect Rees Jones, continues to be a favorite destination for serious golfers as well as a favorite with locals.

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Course Details

Year Built 1982
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1982) Keith Evans (1982)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2018 #25)

Reviews

4.4
389 Reviews (389)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 21
Water Hazards 14
Narrow Fairways 11
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 14
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Playing Multiple Courses 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 13
Near the Airport 7
At a Resort 6

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Perfect weather
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Oyster Reef - Great course, Great value

We had a great day at Oyster Reef with our family. I had with my son several years ago and it continues to be a high quality, well run operation. Fairways were in very good shape and greens were fast and true.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Nice Course

Other than a little slow pace, everything else was great. Great condition overall - probably one of , if not the best we have played in the area over the last 6 weeks (12 + courses). Friendly staff and nice layout - we will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful course

We enjoyed playing Oyster Reef. Beautiful well maintained course. We will be back,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Must play

Great track. Tee boxes, fairways, and greens were all in top shape. Tee time of 2:20 had a slow pace because of a human rain delay of a foursome, but it didn’t effect the round. Greens rolled really nice. Staff was extremely friendly. Driving range was off the grass and not mats which is always a plus

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Oyster Reef Golf Course on Hilton Head Island

For those average golfers looking for a very well maintained course for an affordable price < $80 for 18 holes with cart on Hilton Head Island and the chance to see some wildlife/alligators this is by far my favorite course to play anytime I visit the island. In the past 10 years I have played this course 4 times and have (and will) never been disappointed. On a scale of 1-10 I give this course a 12+.

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

oyster reef

excellent course, greens and fairways were in great shape, good value

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/11/2020

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 Oyster Reef Golf Course!

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Commented on 05/11/2020

Hi, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Oyster Reef Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Still in Great condition

Not sure what changed from 2019 but course is in much better condition that last year. All in all great value for the money. If you play early 3 -3:15 round.

Staff is awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course.

Excellent conditions. Best shape greens on island. Always a pleasure to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent condition

I had concerns prior to deciding to play with the virus situation. Those concerns were forgotten immediately upon arrival as necessary steps were taken to allow their guests to play free and easy.
The course, all aspects, are in great shape. Everyone had own cart. Greens are in great shape, T boxes and fairways healthy and beautiful. Bunkers are sort of out of play due to making things safe as there aren’t rakes. Plan ahead and bring your own water and I’d suggest suggest some bug spray

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome condition

Course was in great shape for spring. One of our favorites in HH.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/18/2020

Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

DFB

Excellent reception
Early season, fairways and tees could have used rye over seeding.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/18/2020

Thank you for playing with us, we hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in wonderful shape for the time of year

Will definitely replay before I return north. Best overall condition of the 6 courses we have played. Driving range turf was perfect. Pace of play good. Greens in good shape though a tad slow. A must play in my opinon

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/18/2020

Thank you Irishfog! we appreciate you spending your time with us!

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