The Club at Savannah Harbor. The area's only PGA course, this resort property on Hutchinson Island is a free ferry ride from Savannah's riverfront. The lush championship course winds through pristine wetlands and has unparalleled views of the river and downtown. It is also home to the annual Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf tournament, which attracts golfing's finest each spring. A bit pricier than most local clubs, prices vary according to the season, but the course is packed with beauty and amenities. Westin Savannah Harbor, 2 Resort Dr., Hutchinson Island, Savannah, Georgia, 31412. 912/201–2240; www.theclubatsavannahharbor.com. Dynamic pricing $85–$145. Mon.–Sat. 6:30–10, Sun. 11:30–2. Reservations essential.
Bacon Park Golf Course. Completely renovated in 2014, Savannah's municipal golf club offers two courses: the 18-hole Donald Ross and the 9-hole Legends Course. Located on Savannah's Southside, Bacon Park is the best bang for your golfing buck in the area. 1 Shorty Cooper Dr., Savannah, Georgia, 31406. 912/354–2625; baconparkgolf.com. 9-hole Legends Course, $16; 18-hole Donald Ross, $22. Daily 7–6.
Crosswinds Golf Club. This 18-hole championship course features parkland-style play in an isolated setting 12 miles from downtown Savannah. Crosswinds has a reputation for being exceedingly well maintained; a 9-hole executive course is available, as is a driving range. 232 James Blackburn Dr., Savannah, Georgia, 31408. 912/966–1909; www.crosswindsgolfclub.com. Championship Course, $53; Par-3 Course, $20. Sat.–Mon. 7:30–dusk, Tues.–Fri. 7–9. Reservations essential. .
Henderson Golf Club. Located 15 miles from downtown, Henderson Golf Club might not be Savannah's biggest course, but its abundance of natural beauty makes it a draw for locals and visitors alike. This lush municipal course is surrounded by live oaks and wandering wetlands. Cart rental is included in the price. 1 Al Henderson Dr., Savannah, Georgia, 31419. 912/920–4653; www.hendersongolfclub.com. $30, $27 after 1 pm. Daily 7:30–6. Reservations essential. .
Southbridge Golf Club. Nestled within one of Savannah's most exclusive private housing communities, Southbridge is a popular Bermuda grass course. Discounted rates are available. 415 Southbridge Blvd., Savannah, Georgia, 31405. 912/651–5455; www.southbridgegolfclub.com. $60 Fri.–Sun. and holidays, $50 Mon.–Thurs.. Mon.–Thurs. 7–7, Fri.–Sun. 7–dusk. Reservations essential. .