Hilton Head National Golf Club

4.6064823529 4.6 stars from 5 (909)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6730 yards
  • Slope: 133
  • Rating: 72.8
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: Yes
Singles allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6730 yards 72.8 133
Blue 71 6160 yards 70.0 126
White 71 5628 yards 67.3 118
Red (W) 71 4682 yards 66.4 112

Sprawling across 300 acres of lush, Carolina Lowcountry, Hilton Head National Golf Club has gained a reputation as being one of the area's best public courses. The course was a collaboration between Gary Player and Bobby Weed, who each designed a nine. Weed designed the front nine with the intention of creating a complement to the Player-designed back nine rather than making them too similar. He included larger greens with more dramatic undulations. The signature hole is the tricky sixth, which features the largest lake on the golf course bordering its entire right side and deep pot bunkers along the greensides. The back nine has many challenging holes as well, including the course's number one handicap hole, the par-5 seventh. It is the ninth that might be Hilton Head National's toughest though, with a deep marsh along the right side of a narrow fairway.

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.6 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.3 stars from 5
Value: 4.5 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.5 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.7 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.5 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 909 Reviews
5 stars:
556
4 stars:
306
3 stars:
33
2 stars:
7
1 stars:
7

recommend this course

883 out of 907 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city worth the drive near local attractions   Great for advanced golfers locals seniors   Challenges include bunkers water hazards undulating greens   Great for drinks brunch amazing food  

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"Highly recommend..."


u000002081592's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/17/2019
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in excellent shape and given the greens were aerated 3 weeks ago, they are about a week away from being perfect. The staff was very friendly and we completed the round in less than 4 hours. Definitely would play again and recommend to others...


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Golf"


u5012433's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/17/2019
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had a great time. I was a single got paired up with 2 great guys Mike and Tracy. Didn’t play my best but had a great day of golf.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Devin1080's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/14/2019
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Reviewed on

Course was undergoing maintenance; however it was still playable and didn’t affect your score much. Course is one of the top ten courses in the Bluffton area. Highly recommend it to anyone traveling through the area.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/17/2019

Hi, Devin. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Go to Course"


None's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/07/2019
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is my go to course in the HH area. Never had a bad round here.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Commented on 06/10/2019

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Just as good as always"


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Top 100 Contributor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/27/2019
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

Made my yearly Memorial Day visit to HHN. As always it was a great round. The layout is really fun. Room to hit your ball so you dont spend all day looking for your ball. But tough up and downs when you miss the greens. So its a good challenge. Course in good shape. Greens really smooth, if anything, the area has been really really dry and parts of the course where the irrigation didnt reach well were a little dried out. But its no doubt the best course in the HH area.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/05/2019

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/22/2019
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/24/2019

We hope you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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rrkehe's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2019
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/23/2019

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Great course"


u999355327's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/19/2019
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Reviewed on

Played at 1320hrs as a single. Nobody in front of me so had plenty time to take pictures and enjoy the scenery. The layout is great with a variety of holes. Fairways are quite wide and tree lined. Greens were very fast to what l’m used to in Scotland.Lots of wildlife to watch. Just a great course to play. GPS system on buggies.. will be back.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/22/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Thank you for the 5-star rating! Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. @HiltonHeadNational thanks you!

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"Loved it !!"


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Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/18/2019
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great design in fine condition - a player friendly layout that avoids “tricked-up” elements - what you see is what you get - an interesting, fair design, coupled with a happy staff. Easily the best value we played during our stay at Hilton Head.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/21/2019

Hi. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Good times"


mtxgeorge's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2019
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Reviewed on

The course was in good shape, but greens were slow. Food is always great here.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/20/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Hilton Head National. We hope to see you again in the future.


"My new favourite course in Hilton Head"


57Watch's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2019
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We have played some nice courses in HHI, we visit at lest once a year. This was the best so far, great conditions, layout, playability, tee options, we will be back again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/20/2019

Hello. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back any time you're in the area! Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Great Gold Day"


bnasshan's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2019
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Reviewed on

The course is in excellent shape, the staff is very friendly, and the layout is a good challenge even though it is all in front of you. Classic course that rewards good shots and is a tough scramble when you hit a poor one. Will play HH National every time I am in the area.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/20/2019

Your feedback is important to us. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course any time you're in the area, and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Outstanding Course. The length is just right. Although the fairways need to grow a little more."


wmccoy1's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2019
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Reviewed on

Outstanding Course. The length is just right. Although the fairways need to grow a little more.The course was in pretty good shape. Greens Rolled really well.Very nice course.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/10/2019

Hi! We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back! Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Relax and enjoy"


u000005752441's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/06/2019
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Reviewed on

Great design by Gary Player. Pretty straightforward course with no surprises. Course is in great condition and greens were putting true.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/08/2019

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"HH National"


u005570351's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/06/2019
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Arrived a bit early and was allowed to go out by myself. Played through a couple of groups so pace of place was extremely fast.

Loved the layout and variety of holes offered. Fairways were in absolutely perfect condition and greens were a 9/10. Tees weren’t in the best condition but definitely playable.

I will definitely play this one again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/08/2019

Hi. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time @HiltonHeadNational. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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"My favourite in Hilton Head."


scolars's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2019
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Have played here many times and will go again before I leave. I play from the white tees and find it challenging for my game. I like everything about the course from tee to green. It is getting expensive at regular price, so I always book ahead and get the 2:30 time for an excellent price, if possible.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/29/2019

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks for choosing
@HiltonHeadNational.

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"Loved it!"


jonryan06's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/04/2019
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course! Friendly staff. Course was in great condition. Starter had everyone spread out well even with some lightning delays. I’d definitely play this course again and again!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/06/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Jon. Thanks so much for the 5-star rating. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. @HiltonHeadNational thanks you!

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Gene9831929's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  65+
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/03/2019
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/06/2019

Hi, Gene. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing @HiltonHeadNational.

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JoseGabriel's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2019
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great layout and greens very good. Fairway could be better in some holes.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 04/30/2019

Hi, Jose. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational.

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"Looking Forward to Playing"


Darrell52's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/26/2019
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This was suppose to be our highlight course for the 6 days of golf in HH. Unfortunately, play was so slow it took us out of our game. 5 hours & 20 min. Ranger made several passes but how do you really speed up slow play. It was our worst round on a very windy day. Greens very fast, course in good shape. Disappointing day! Darrell


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/01/2019

Hi, Darrell. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course, control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. We are also glad to see you enjoyed the course conditions during your game. Thank you for playing @HiltonHeadNational. We hope to see you again soon.



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