Hilton Head golfing?

Feb 3rd, 2010, 07:07 PM
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Hilton Head golfing?

heading to Hilton Head in March and I'm overwhelmed by the number of golf courses - hoping someone can direct me. there will be 4 of us in the party - dh, myself and our 2 boys - 10yo and 15yo - both boys have had many golf lessons and we are all ok golfers - we do it for fun though and don't take it seriously.

I'm looking for at least 2 course recommendations that would be suitable for us as a family and reasonably priced - 18 holes, not too difficult or the 10yo will get frustrated.
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Feb 3rd, 2010, 07:35 PM
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I'm pretty sure some (or perhaps many) of the courses have special "family" tees that are open in the afternoon. The idea is that a family can play together from tees that are way up (making the course much easier), usually at a discounted rate.

I'd suggest checking with Sea Pines. You would not want to play their "Harbour Town" course, but the Ocean course or perhaps Heron Point would work.

I believe I may have seen these tees at Palmetto Hall as well.
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Feb 4th, 2010, 03:53 AM
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great - thanks! I will check them out - the 10yo and I usually use the closer T's but the 15yo and my dh usually use the ones a bit farther away.
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Feb 4th, 2010, 05:24 AM
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Check out if the place your staying has any affiliated courses for better pricing. There is a brochure that many retail stores at HHI have called Island Golf. It has coupons, rates. You might be able to access on line. There is a major difference in morning versus afternoon rates. Plan accordingly.
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Feb 4th, 2010, 12:03 PM
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The courses at Palmetto Dunes are of excellent quality at a decent price. I'd recommend starting there. The ones at Sea Pines are really nice, and cost a good bit more as a result.

Palmetto Hall is also a nice option with multiple courses.
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Feb 5th, 2010, 11:44 AM
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Thanks everyone - can't wait until March!!
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Feb 16th, 2010, 10:45 AM
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Definitely look into the Palmetto Dunes courses - they have the Robert Trent Jones and George Fazio courses. I just played there in Oct. Pretty good priced as well. Harbour Town is super nice, but probably too expensive for what you described.
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