Hilton Head, South Carolina Campus4454 Bluffton Park Crescent, Building 200
Bluffton, SC 29910
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PGCC – Hilton Head is located in Bluffton, South Carolina. Just across the bridge from world famous Hilton Head Island, Bluffton is a historic Lowcountry town with more than 40 golf courses located within a half hour's drive. With its sub-tropical climate, sunny skies and variety of courses, the Hilton Head area boasts a year-round golf season and is recognized as one of the premier golf resort destinations in the World.
The brand new campus features a computer lab, library, club repair facility, fitness area, pro-shop, classrooms and 2,000 square foot indoor golf studio. The campus provides the ideal learning environment with the perfect blend of technology and history. The golf studio features state of the art full swing and putting analysis systems to be used for both classroom and individual instruction.
PGCC – Hilton Head students play on some of the finest championship courses in the Hilton Head area. George and Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills, Rees and Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, George Cobb, Gary Player, Fuzzy Zoeller and Willard Byrd have all designed courses in the area, which sees more than 1 Million rounds annually. What better place is there to learn the business of golf?
While courses played will vary based on availability and course conditions, see below for a selection of the regular courses PGCC students play:
|Oyster Reef Golf Club|
Located on the Hilton Head Plantation, the "Oyster Reef" course offers a traditional layout, winding through a pine forest where thick stands of live oak and pines line the fairway. Sixty-six bunkers are well placed off the elevated tees and guard undulating 2 and 3-tiered greens. Carved out of 190 acres of breathtaking low country terrain, Oyster Reef Golf Club's spectacular 18-hole championship course is surrounded by winding lagoons, lush vegetation, and scenic views of the Island. Ranging from 7,014 yards from the championship tees to 5,288 yards from the forward tees, the course rewards and tests golfers of all skill.
| || Port Royal Golf Club|
54 holes of legendary golf nestled within one of Hilton Head Island's most pristine plantations along the Atlantic coastline. The 18-hole "Barony" course, designed by George W. Cobb, features 6,530 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 71.2, and it has a slope rating of 124. The 18-hole "Planter's Row" course, redesigned in 1994 by world famous golf course architect Pete Dye, features 6,520 yards of golf from the longest tees, and undulating greens to challenege even the strongest of putters.
| Shipyard Golf Club|
Designed by George Cobb and built in 1970, the Clipper course, with plenty of sand and water hazards, may be the most difficult of the nines. This requires a good long game and a soft touch around the greens. The Galleon, the original nine holes, meander through large oak and tall pines. Accurate placement of approach shots into heavily guarded greens is absolutely necessary. Designed by Willard Byrd and built in 1982, the Brigantine course provides scenic and water hazard filled nine holes. With slight dog-legs and well-placed bunkers, this course requires shot-making and a good short game.
| Palmetto Hall Plantation |
Palmetto Hall Plantation contains two 18-hole courses, built by Arthur Hills and Robert Cupp respectively. The Hills course was instantly dubbed a classic by Golf Magazine - rating it one of America's Top 10 new courses. Heavily wooded with towering pines and moss-draped oaks, the lush fairways roll past crystalline lakes. Protected greens, many edged with bunkers, provide a constant challenge. The signature hole, the par-4 18th, offers a daunting finish to a spectacular game. The Robert Cupp Course is a stunningly original design that tests the even the best player, but accommodates higher handicappers as well. Cupp, Golf World's former Architect of the Year, has garnered high praise for the course's flexibility, sound shot values and impeccable year-round conditioning.
| Crescent Point Golf Club|
Crescent Pointe Golf Club is a world-class Arnold Palmer Signature Course. It's pure Palmer, with generous fairways, but challenging approaches to its many elevated, undulating greens. The course also features beach bunkers on several of the holes lending a true island experience. Five unique par 3s await and the three par 5s are all birdie holes, but all require you to carry the ball over the water to score a birdie. The 18-hole "Crescent Pointe" course at the Crescent Pointe Golf Club facility in Bluffton, South Carolina features 6,773 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 71.
| Country Club of Hilton Head |
The 18-hole championship golf course meanders through pristine marshland and pine forests along South Carolina’s beautiful Intracoastal Waterway. Designed by Rees Jones, our golf course provides a variety of holes that challenge golfers of all levels. With 14 doglegs and water on 16 holes, playing Country Club of Hilton Head is an exceptional experience. This course, designed by Rees Jones, ASGCA, has proudly hosted the U.S. Open Qualifier. The 18-hole "Hilton Head" course at the Country Club of Hilton Head facility in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina features 6,919 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 73.6 and it has a slope rating of 132.
| Eagle's Pointe Golf Club |
The 18-hole Eagle’s Pointe opened in 1998 and has quickly become one of the most popular “off-island” courses with both local golfers, as well as tourists. Designed by Davis Love III, Eagle’s Pointe was engineered and constructed as one of the most environmentally compliant golf courses in Beaufort County and Bluffton. Eagle’s Point is one of the Hilton Head area’s most playable golf courses, neither too long, nor overly difficult. It provides terrific variety and puts maximum value on a golfers’ approach into the greens. The course is routed through pines, oaks, and native coastal wetlands.
| Hampton Hall Golf Club |
Ten of Pete Dye’s golf courses are listed among the top 100 in the world and have been home to many PGA Tour events, including the Tour Championship, PGA Championship, and Ryder Cup. The Pete Dye Signature Golf Course at Hampton Hall is exceptional, bearing the trademarks of golf's consummate hands-on builder. Built with precision and artistry, the course at Hampton Hall features five sets of tees with yardage stretching from a comfortable 5,329 to 7,489 yards from the tips-demanding for even the most accomplished player. A comprehensive practice facility gives you a chance to work on your strategy, which you'll need when playing this unique, links-style course that embodies the original soul of golf.
| Old South Golf Links |
In the Hilton Head area, Old South Golf Links is regarded by local residents as a favorite year after year. Since 1992, golfers continue to be attracted to the natural beauty of lowcountry golf, a Clyde Johnston design. Just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, vacationers regularly make the short trip to Bluffton to relax amid towering live oaks and commune with abundant wildlife along rolling terrain while soaking in magnificent views from the island greens abutting the intracoastal waterways. Come and enjoy a day at Old South Golf Links, recognized by Golf Digest as one of the "Top Ten New Public Courses" of 1992.
| Oldfield Golf Course |
Noted for designing courses in concert with their natural environment Greg Norman created one of his finest golf courses at Oldfield; by crafting an outstanding route through canopies of moss draped live oaks, broad savannahs, and soaring pines up to the banks of the Okatie River. With five sets of tees, the course is as playable as it is beautiful. Among Oldfield’s most prized accolades for stewardship was an honor bestowed by Audubon International. Thanks to careful design and a continued commitment to preservation, Oldfield’s course was named a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary in recognition of its “environmental planning, wildlife and habitat management, chemical reduction and safety, water conservation and water quality management.”.
| Pinecrest Golf Club|
World-renowned golf course architect Rocky Roquemore crafted The Pinecrest Golf Club, in his first South Carolina Lowcountry design. Roquemore is known for co-designing three of the Disney World Courses (the Magnolia Course, the Buena Vista Course, and the Palm Course). He also has been the working golf course architect for Cog Hill in Chicago for the last 26 years. Perhaps most notably, he designed San Lorenzo Golf Club, the number two-rated course in Europe as rated by Golf World Magazine in 1995. The Pinecrest Golf Course Championship layout features: tall pines, strategically placed bunkers, challenging water hazards, premier conditioning, and picturesque golf holes.
| Rose Hill Golf Club|
The 18-hole "Rose Hill" course at the Rose Hill Golf Club facility in Bluffton, South Carolina features 6,961 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . Designed by Gene Hamm, the Rose Hill golf course opened in 2008. Located in Bluffton, South Carolina, Rose Hill Golf Club is set among the Live Oaks of Rose Hill Plantation. Rose Hill is Low country golfing at its best with Spanish Moss hanging from the trees, sparkling lakes and an abundance of wildlife. This 18-hole gem is not just breathtaking but also a great challenge to all standards of golfer and offers the best golfing value in the Low Country.
| Golden Bear Golf Club|
The Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Keene's Pointe reflects the extraordinary beauty, challenging layout and environmental sensitivity that Nicklaus courses have come to represent around the world. Surrounded by sparkling lakes and majestic oaks, this 18-hole masterpiece appeals to golfers of every level. Ever-present water and sand keep play interesting. Golfers will find the course puts a premium on strategy and finesse, rather than sheer power. Golden Bear Golf Club plays fairly flat at just more than 7,000 yards from the tips, giving golfers plenty of opportunities to let their drivers rip.
| Island West Golf Club|
Island West has been rated 4 Stars by Golf Digest and is not your typical Low-county golf course. Golfers of all skill levels have the opportunity for good scores, a reflection of the spirit of our golf club and community. 1979 Masters Champion and 1984 U.S. Open Champion Fuzzy Zoeller and architect Clyde Johnston designed Island West to be a golf course that rewards hard work. The course is challenging but very playable making it a favorite with area golfers.
| Old Carolina Golf Club|
The 9-hole "Old Carolina" course at the Old Carolina Golf Club facility in Bluffton, South Carolina features 3,400 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36 . Designed by Clyde B. Johnston,a member of the ASGCA, and PGCC faculty, the Old Carolina golf course opened in 2006 and was named one of the "Best Places to Play" by Golf Digest in 2006 and 2007.
| The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes|
The Golf Club at Hilton Head Lakes is the Lowcountry's newest 18-hole championship golf course. Expertly designed by Tommy Fazio to take full advantage of the property's lakes and natural wetlands, the versatile course offers five sets of tees—a challenge for golfers of all skill levels. With deliberately angled greens, expansive fairways, and well-placed bunkers, the Par 72, 7,300-yard course offers a variety of holes to test a golfer's creativity, shot-making skills and strategic thinking.
In addition to the great golf to be played by PGCC students and resort visitors, Hilton Head Island is also the home to the PGA Tour's Verizon Heritage Tournament, played every April at Harbor Town Golf Links on The Seapines Resort.