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4.1
613 Reviews (613)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
34
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
89.9%
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3.9
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.0%
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4.1
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.1%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7300 yards
Slope 133
Rating 75.6

The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes is a Tom Fazio design that is challenging, but with five sets of tees it is versatile enough for players of all skill levels. Fazio deftly utilized the native wetlands and numerous lakes that are interspersed across the landscape, incorporating them along the expansive fairways and angled greens. The tricky greens have been carefully molded and contoured to offer a variety of pin placements. In addition to the water hazards, there are also numerous strategically placed bunkers lurking throughout. The golf course will test your shot-making skills as well as your creativity. To complement the golf course, Hilton Head Lakes offers an equally impressive 36-acre, double-ended practice facility with target greens, bunkers, multiple practice greens, and even a par-3 short course.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tradition 72 7300 yards 75.6 133
Blue 72 6650 yards 72.3 128
White 72 6200 yards 70.4 122
Green 72 5690 yards 67.9 116
Red (W) 72 4955 yards 69.1 120
Scorecard for Hilton Head Lakes
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Professional M: 75.3/131 535 487 230 460 398 166 540 414 465 3695 405 395 518 175 472 400 580 215 445 3605 7300
Blue M: 72.1/126 515 445 145 425 370 150 500 395 425 3370 375 365 485 155 415 370 520 185 410 3280 6650
White M: 70.4/120 W: 76.1/136 480 415 125 395 350 135 470 365 395 3130 360 330 460 140 380 340 500 165 395 3070 6200
Green M: 67.6/110 W: 73.2/130 410 400 110 360 320 120 440 340 365 2865 330 305 420 125 350 315 475 155 350 2825 5690
Red W: 69.4/125 385 360 100 335 270 105 375 290 345 2565 270 260 370 100 330 265 385 130 280 2390 4955
Handicap 7 1 13 5 15 17 9 11 3 16 14 8 18 2 10 4 12 6
Par 5 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 1 5 17 9 11 15 3 13 7 16 12 4 18 6 14 2 8 10

Course Details

Year Built 2007
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tommy Fazio

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

4.1
613 Reviews (613)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 89
Water Hazards 83
Plays Long 41
This course/club is great for:
Locals 78
Seniors 59
Beginners 42
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 59
Convenient to the City 37
In the 'Burbs 32

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Big difference from last played

Course was in good shape. Had playd it 3 yrs ago. Greens and fairways were much better and good value. Greens were being fertilized but good speed and true. Will put this on our list for next year.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great Course

The course was in great condition and the people are so friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
First Time Playing

Wide open beautiful course

Great course, friendly staff, no liquor licence when we played as the clubhouse is brand new.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

A Tale of Two Cities

Course is in great shape...kudos to the grouds super and crew!

Beautiful new clubhose and very nice looking restaurant...BUT seems to be a problem with getting someone in to run the restaurant with the ability to sell beer...I don’t mind because I don’t drink beer when playing golf but the threesome from New Jersey that I played with was not happy at all about no brewski!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
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

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As a 16 handicap golfer, I felt Hilton Head Lakes was a very fair course. The fairways and greens are large and help to keep play moving. There are obstacles, water, marsh, sand, etc., but fairly placed. I totally enjoyed the course.

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

Wide open fairways

Great deal greens almost fully recovered and rolling nice
Great views plenty of wild life

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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
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Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good golf

The greens recovering from verti cut, however, rolling well
Wide open fairways and enough water
A pleasure to play
Great staff
18 holes 3 hours 40 min. nice pace

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

Very pleased

The golf course is in excellent condition. The layout of the course is outstanding . Staff is very friendly, pace of play was great. We will definitely be coming back to play this course next time we are in Hilton head .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

I have played here a few times before and have always been satisfied with the course.

The Clubhouse is finished this year and has a nice bar and patio that overlooks the golf course makes for a nice “19th hole”. The course is well kept, bunkers neat and manicured, fairways reward you with a good lie (as they all should) and greens roll true and usually are fast on the weekends. This is not a PGA tour quality course obviously... but for around $40 you really can’t beat the value.

My current USGA Index is an 8.8 and I shot a 78 at this course from the Blue’s. It’s definitely worth trying at least.

Just make sure they greens aren’t freshly punched before you go because that will ruin your round no matter what course it is, and it’s going to be about that time for courses in the area to do that.

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

Quick breezy round

Have played this 5-6 times. I enjoy more every time. The range was closed due to a storm the previous day. Played our round in just over three hours. A few bunkers were holding water, but overall the course was in good shape after the windy stormy weather.

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

Perfect Round

course is in very good condition. Again only one recommendation -bunker- seems to be ha general habit that in mist if all bunkers in the HHI region is no or very less sand!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Disappointed

We were excited to play this course based on the 4.5 star rating. The course and area are very pretty. However, the course was in rough shape, had just been aerated, fairways had weeds and greens very bumpy. The clubhouse was lovely and new but the restaurant was was not open. We could not get any snacks or beverages. We wanted coffee as we went at 9 am. There was a cart girl on the course with limited snacks - chips chocolate bars - no sandwich’s . For those who enjoy a beer on their round they currently do not have any - clubhouse or cart, so bring your own. Additionally the driving range was closed so we could not hit balls to warm up. So it was Disappointing.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 04/15/2019

Hello Patti, thank you for taking the time to review our course, The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes, and for the 3 stars. We are sorry to see that the course may not have been in the best shape when you played and that the restaurant wasn't open during the start time of your round. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we will use it to make the necessary improvements to your future golfing experience with us. Thank you for choosing our course, and we hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

The potential is there

This was my 4th time playing this course in the past 3 months. Highlights - some of the most consistent greens in the area; the course plays long, shot placement is key - even though it looks wide open in many places. Lowlights - course drains slowly, so if there has been a heavy rain in the previous couple of days, expect cart-path only. The restaurant / bar is currently closed (no staff), and as such, there is no 19th hole, much less anything to eat on the property.
Definitely a track worth playing, but just know going in that the rest of the amenities are in a state of flux, with no timetable to get the restaurant / bar back open.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Didn’t know about aeration

We were not told early or when booked that they would be aerating and would have 9 holes closed. This should be told when booking. Course seems to be very wet both times I have played. Seems to be cart path only a lot. Greens were worst I have played in area in long time.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 04/12/2019

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We always strive to create a seamless experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course. Your comments are presented in a way we can incorporate them into actual change. We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game. Thank you for visiting and playing at The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes. We hope to see you again soon!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Punched greens and fairways. CPO. Wide open course but long.

Very wet conditions on front 9. Had to play front 9 twice. Back 9 closed after already booked with only 1 day advance notification from golf now. Back 9 had apparently just punched fairway and greens. Front 9 had been punched a week or 2 ago before round. So greens very bumpy on front. Traps all full of water from day before rain. Long drive from HHI and not worth drive even for $34 round. No one on course made for quick round.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 04/12/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with us at The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes. We are sorry to see that the course may not have been in the best shape when you played. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we will use it to make the necessary improvements to the course. Our golfers overall experience is extremely valuable to us and we hope that you will give us another chance to show you how we've improved. Thank you for your choosing our course, we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Enjoyed our 10 holes before the heavy rain came

Just our 2nd round of the year. Wanted to play a value course to get warmed up. Have played at HH Lakes many times before. Always great value and friendly people.

They now have a fine new clubhouse and the pricing is moderate, not low. A number of nice new features on the course reflecting the investment being put in.

Due to the time of the year and the recent rain, we were carts only and the back nine was closed for aeration. However, was still in very acceptable condition.

Got 10 holes in and it started to rain heavily. Were given a rain check for 9 holes with no difficulty.

Looking forward to playing there again next week.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented On 04/16/2019

Hello, Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 3-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single 3- star feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes.

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