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3.7
470 Reviews (470)
5 Stars
134
4 Stars
239
3 Stars
65
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
73.9%
Recommend this course
405 out of 470 reviews
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3.3
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
68.4%
Recommend this course
13 out of 19 reviews
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3.4
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
66.0%
Recommend this course
31 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7089 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.7
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Pinecrest Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7089 yards 74.7 139
Blue 72 6685 yards 72.8 136
White 72 6079 yards 70.0 127
White (W) 72 6079 yards 75.9 145
Green 72 5539 yards 67.4 120
Green (W) 72 5539 yards 72.8 132
Red 72 5062 yards 65.4 116
Red (W) 72 5062 yards 70.8 120
Scorecard for Blufton
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.7/139 518 442 180 388 354 435 566 224 417 3524 418 555 410 215 532 313 487 210 425 3565 7089
Blue M: 72.8/136 506 410 169 364 334 425 556 193 394 3351 410 530 377 205 499 287 427 200 399 3334 6685
White M: 70.0/127 W: 75.9/145 473 372 153 320 309 359 533 137 354 3010 382 500 366 165 474 276 385 162 359 3069 6079
Green M: 67.4/120 W: 72.8/132 473 340 153 320 309 310 455 137 263 2760 312 422 329 165 474 276 345 131 325 2779 5539
Red W: 70.8/120 397 340 133 306 150 310 455 77 263 2431 312 422 329 107 394 232 345 131 359 2631 5062
Handicap 13 3 17 11 9 7 1 15 5 10 2 4 18 12 16 6 14 8
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 5 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 5 15 11 13 9 1 17 7 10 2 4 18 14 12 8 16 6

Course Details

Year Built 2004
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rocky Roquemore (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

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Reviews

3.7
470 Reviews (470)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 40
Watching the Game 21
19th Hole Scenic Views 18
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 102
Bunkers 96
Forced Carries 61
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 66
Seniors 57
Locals 54
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 57
Convenient to the City 46
In the 'Burbs 32

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Tired

The course is tired looking. Needs to get the weeds out. Fairways and tees need the most work. Sand traps and bunkers are in need of work as well. Have played this course for 10 years and have seen the decay little by little. If you are into cheap play than this course under $40 is good. Would love to play this course if it was a good deal at $50.00. Love the 1st, 8th, 9th, 14th 17th and 18th. If it only looked like Hilton Head National.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
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Previously Played

Challenging

1st all staff were great. That makes the start and finish of the round pleasant. The greens were not perfect but a good putting surface. Tees and fairways need to growing in time,, but you can find good places to hit off of. Our place of play was great until the final two holes. Some people are just clueless. We had a local member join us which made the round more enjoyable.. I use golf now on a regular basis, I wish there was a better discount to play here..I will come back..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pine crest

Nice layout pace of play was great. Negative was the fairway grass has not filled in. Maybe it’s too rarely in the year. Definitely will play again. The course has a great practice facility.

Conditions Average
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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A new one to add to the Hilton head rotation

Nice course at a good rate. Add this to your list of courses to play the next time you visit Hilton head! We will return for sure!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pinecrest in Bluffton

A nice course still with little grass in places. Greens are large and undulating so don’t get excited if you are on in regulation. Greens moderate speed but in good spring shape. A nice value

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the money to play this track

Haven't played Pinecrest in over 4 years. The track is well laid out, winding through woods, and features water hazards on 14 holes. Greens, fairways were in excellent, early season condition. This course plays tighter than many because of hazards (stands of trees or water) lining both sides of most fairways. Sand traps were in good shape, however some looked to be a bit thin. Most tee boxes in great shape, but a couple could benefit from having the tee markers moved more frequently.
Overall, my playing partner and I considered this an excellent track, worth the money, and the 19th hole was good value as well.
We'll definitely be back and with friends.
Note: not certain why this course comes up as "private". It is a public course, that offers memberships. All players we talked with were general public.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Intentions Lousy Execution

I have been coming to Hilton Head Island for a long time and over the years have played lots of courses here. I'm not very good but I love the game and playing it. This course has a very challenging layout from all tees but is in the worst shape of any course I've ever played here. It appears as if no one has touched the greens (except to mow the no grass greens). The fairways are bare and the rough is a cow pasture. There's too long a ride between holes and too many bunkers. It appears to have pretensions of being a championship course but there is a superintendent he needs to be replaced or demoted. The staff was friendly and the pace of play was good probably because there were very few people on the course. I'll not return.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

DISAPPOINTMENT

While the layout revealed that this course was very good or has potential, it was not in very good condition today. While the greens were in fairly good shape for this time of year, that's about where it stopped. The fairways had minimal pieces of grass in many locations and the tee boxes were fiar as well.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I like this course

This was my first round of the season, and this was a good place to start the year. The course was in nice shape for the time of year, only one hole was cart path only. The rough wasn’t penalizing and the greens rolled good and true. Lots of practice area at this course, the range has been reconfigured nicely. I like this course: holes are varied, water and woods are often a featured and I come away feeling like it was a good golf value .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Strong Layout from all the way back

I Have played here each of the last 5 Winters was pretty disappointed that they changed the 1st hole from a great opening Par 5 to a pretty boring Par 4. I get the reasoning to accommodate the junior program practice area but they took away a great opening hole!! Course is a real challenge from the back tees both length and accuracy are key. Greens rolled real nice and were in good shape. There are a few holes that seem to always be pretty wet but they are still playable. Will definitely keep playing here every winter.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not Great

This was our first time playing this course. Fairways were bare and very wet, even though other courses nearby that we played didn't seem to be wet..

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser

Bob

Course was bad, wet, no grass on fairways or tee boxes greens just ok. Nothing like ship yard or golden bear. The cost cheaper than pinecrest. Don’t waste your time.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course

Tight fairways, great pace on greens that held. Tee box grass a little spotty. Water on most every hole. Good fun course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Worth the hot deal

A good course if you get a good price deal. Tee boxes thin to sparce. Fairways bone dry, reminded me of our Ontario courses at the end of August after a long hot dry summer. Greens where cut and smooth and the ball rolled well. Bunkers ?? Well we just pull our ball out.
As I said well worth playing if you get a good price

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

I’ve planned this course several times this year. The greens are in excellent shape, and the amenities are very nice. However, the fairways were wet, and the entire course was cart path only. I realize that happens from time to time, but this course seems to hold water more that a lot of other courses in the area. It’s concistently wet on several holes reardeless of how much rain occurred. The fairways are sparse with grass on several holes. I do like the layout and clubhouse, and the amenities are nice along with the staff.
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cart Path Only

We were not advised of cart path only. Course was extremely wet with very little grass on the fairways. Our guest is in their 80’s and we would have cancelled if the course had informed GolfNow who could have alerted us

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course for the money

Enjoyed playing. Course in decent condition despite the recent rain. Good pace of play and challenging holes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I just don't like this golf course

Positives: The holes are interesting and the greens were in good condition.

Negatives: Fairways have no grass. It hasn't rained in weeks and every ball hit in the fairway was covered with mud. Cart paths are in bad condition and you spend a lot of time driving between holes so it's hard to play in less than 4-1/2 hours. Many holes have houses too close and dense brush too close that turns moderately bad shots into penalties.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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