Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort Est. 1991

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Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort: With not a car in sight and barely a house in view, a real treat awaits golfers who journey out to the natural splendour of Daufuskie Island. A short ferry ride across Calibogue Sound from Hilton Head Island, brings you to this small forested island, and its three golf courses. The Melrose and Bloody Point courses are open to visitors; Haig Point is a private club.

Both the Bloody Point and Melrose golf courses have staged something of a comeback following their closure in 2008 as the Daufuskie Island Resort & Breathe Spa was declared bankrupt. The two courses are now under separate ownership.

As part of its renaissance, Bloody Point has benefitted from a full Davis Love III renovation. The course is laid out in a lightly wooded and reasonably open environment, where the relatively tight opening tee-shot signals that this course is no push-over. There are plenty of water hazards, created by the coastal marshes and several dark water lagoons. Good bunkering, although pared back from the original design, will also keep you on your mettle. The large greens present a thorough test of your abilities with the "short stick".

The wonderful short par-4 10th kick-starts Bloody Point's back-nine. Here you will encounter some of the most memorable holes and enjoy the best of the seashore and wetland views. From many parts of the course you can hear the sea lapping at the water's edge, but only on the closing loop of three holes will those fabulous coastal views really come into focus.

Stay & Play: on-site accommodation is available in the Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

Bloody Point Golf Course
56 Fuskie Lane,
Daufuskie Island, South Carolina SC 29915
USA
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Office   +1 (843) 341 3030
Pro Shop   +1 (843) 341 5566
Fax

  +1 (843) 341 5502

Email   info@bloodypointgolf.com
Website   www.bloodypointresort.com
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Golf Pro
 
Patrick C. Ford (PGA, General Mgr).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original design by Tom Weiskopf & Jay Morrish; renovated in 2011 by Davis Love III (of Love Golf Design).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6900 5940 5220
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.7 69.2 69.7
 
At the Same Location:
Also on Daufuskie Island is the 18-hole Melrose course (public access) and 18-hole Haig Point course (private).
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How2Get There?

Daufuskie Island is less than 1 mi across Calibogue Sound from Hilton Head Island.
Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort can be accessed via a water taxi service, with an embarkation centre located at the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort & Spa in Savannah, Georgia (which is actually closer to Daufuskie Island than you may think!). Transportation is also available from Hilton Head Island (see Bloody Point website).

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact club for information on green fees and Stay&Play packages. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Bloody Point is so called in recognition of a series of skirmishes fought between the local Yemassee Indians and European colonists in 1715. During one battle Bloody Point earned its name, as the southernmost point of Daufuskie Island ran red with blood. The bald eagle's nest on the seventh hole and the Osprey's nest on the 15th are visited annually by these nationally treasured birds.

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Location

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Latitude: (32.087920)
Longitude: (-80.872201)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort 
56 Fuskie Lane, Daufuskie Island, SC 29915.
+1 (843) 341 3030
www.bloodypointresort.com

Bloody Point Golf Club & Resort is located on the tranquil retreat of Daufuski Island. This unspolit island, accessible only by boat, nestles between Hilton Head Island and historic Savannah, Georgia. Bloody Point is a boutique resort that offers members and visitors the chance to enjoy "flip-flop luxury" amidst endless natural beauty and miles of secluded beach. After coming under new ownership in 2011, the Resort has experienced a total renovation and is now family-owned and operated.

Golf at this hotel Bloody Point
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Golf within 5 miles Melrose
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Golf within 20 miles No
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The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa AAA 4-Diamond
1 Resort Drive, Savannah, GA 31421
+1 (912) 201 2000
www.starwoodhotels.com

At this riverside oasis you can enjoy a wide range of facilities including a Heavenly Spa by Westin, complete business services, Har-tru tennis courts and the area's only PGA championship golf course.

Golf at this hotel Savannah Harbor
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Bloody Point, Daufuskie Island (by water taxi from this Westin Resort).
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