Photo of Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes

Arthur Hills Course, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Queens Folly Rd,

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina SC 29928

  • Office

    +1 (843) 689 4100
  • Pro shop

    +1 (843) 785 1140
  • Golf pro

    Clark Sinclair (Head Professional)
  • Academy

    The Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Arthur Hills

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6651
6122
4999
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.9
70.6
69.2

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Palmetto Dunes Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront course (7005 yds); 18-hole par-70 Palmetto Dunes Fazio course (6873 yds).

Location

Latitude:

32.160864

Longitude:

-80.729567

How to get there:

Eastern edge of Hilton Head Island

Leave i-95 at exit 8 and follow Hwy 278 direction Hilton Head Island. Where the 278 splits into the Cross Island Parkway (278 E) and William Hilton Parkway (278 E), follow William Hilton Parkway. After 3 mls turn left into Palmetto Dunes Resort (opposite Shelter Cove Harbour). After 0.8 mls turn right direction Arthur Hills Golf Club. After o.1 mls go through the gatehouse and after o.8 mls turn right. Go through a second gatehouse and follow Arthur Hills Golf Club sign. After o.2 mls Golf is on your right.

Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1988

Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes: For many local golfers this is considered the best of the three excellent Palmetto Dunes' courses, especially if you are looking for a fairly tough examination of your overall game.

The predominantly tree-lined fairways have been built over a series of sand dunes (although not quite at the ocean's edge), which create plenty of undulations and rolling fairways.

Don't expect too much room off the tee, at least not on most of the holes. The par-4 12th, with water flanking the entire right side of the fairway, and the dog-legging par-4 17th with its pencil thin landing area from the tee, are just two highlights amongst a wonderfully sculpted collection of golf holes. With excellent maintenance standards and many natural features, this is one of the "must play" courses of Hilton Head.

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  • Photo of Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes
  • Photo of Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Dunes

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $99. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking always permitted. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort offers a wide range of luxury accommodations, from oceanfront hotel rooms to spacious villas (one- to four- bedroom) and rental homes (three- to eight- bedroom) overlooking the harbor, fairways or beach. In addition to the Resort has 3 award-winning championship golf courses, a state of the art Tennis Centre, 3 miles of beachfront, biking, kayaking, fishing charters, dolphin tours and much more. Part of the Greenwood Communities and Resorts group.

Where2Stay

  • Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

    4 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

    +1 (843) 785 1138

    Visit website

    When you book your vacation villa rental directly through Palmetto Dunes, you enjoy preferred rates and premium access to all resort amenities. Plus, you will enjoy special charging privileges, enabling you to charge all your meals, purchases and activities on one handy resort account. In addition, you can plan your entire vacation - from tee times to kayak rentals - with one call. Experience world-class golf and tennis as well as endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, from kayaking to fishing in Hilton Head.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Palmetto Dunes (Trent Jones, Fazio and Arthur Hills courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Golden Bear @ Indigo Run; Palmetto Hall courses; Oyster Reef; Port Royal courses.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Harbour Town; Sea Pines (Ocean and Sea Pines courses); Hilton Head National; Daufuskie Island courses.

  • Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa4-star

    One Hotel Circle, Hilton Head, South Carolina 29928

    +1 (843) 686 8400

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    As one of the closest and largest resort hotels to the beach, Marriott's deluxe guest rooms provide fabulous ocean views as well as everything you could possibly need to make your stay relaxing and enjoyable.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Palmetto Dunes (Trent Jones, Fazio and Arthur Hills courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Golden Bear @ Indigo Run; Palmetto Hall courses; Oyster Reef; Port Royal courses.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Harbour Town; Sea Pines (Ocean and Sea Pines courses); Hilton Head National; Daufuskie Island courses.

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