Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run

72 Golden Bear Way,

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina SC 29926

  • Office

    +1 (843) 689 2200
  • Pro shop

    +1 (843) 689 2200
  • Golf pro

    Jeff DeVincentis (PGA, Golf Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Jack Nicklaus

SSS or slope






How to get there:

Indigo Run area 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 1.6 mls turn right into Indigo Run and follow Indigo Run Drive for o.8 mls. Continue straight on through the gatehouse. After 1.3 mls turn right and follow signs to Golf Club. After o.3 mls turn left and follow sign to the Golf Club. After 100 yards Golf is on your right.

Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1992

Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run: neither scenically spectacular nor overly plain, this very pleasant and well laid out course epitomises much of the Hilton Head golf offering. Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, Nicklaus's design is both fair and challenging, depending on which tees you select.

Tall pines and sturdy oaks line the fairways (along with much housing, which is kept at a discreet distance). There are plenty of water hazards along the way, good bunkering and even-paced greens that are appropriately sized for the hole in question. The two clockwise nine-hole loops are evenly balanced with no weak holes on either.

List of courses: Hilton Head, SC


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Contact club for golf rates.

Other information

Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Directly next door to the public-access Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run is a private member-only facility, The Golf Club at Indigo Run. The two clubs share a driving range, and both come under the "Invited" Clubs (formerly ClubCorp) umbrella ... the largest owner and operator of private (and some public) clubs in the USA.


  • Hilton Beachfront Resort & Spa4-star

    One Hotel Circle, Hilton Head, South Carolina 29928

    +1 (843) 686 8400

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    One of the closest and largest resort hotels to Hilton Head's expansive beach. This 513-room oceanfront Hilton hotel also offers close proximity to the three courses of Palmetto Dunes Golf Club, as well as local airports, shopping, restaurants and popular tourist attractions. Hilton's deluxe guest rooms provide stunning ocean views, as well as everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

    • Golf at this hotel:

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

    • Golf within 5 miles:

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

    • Golf within 20 miles:

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

  • Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort4-star

    23 Ocean Lane, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29938

    +1 (843) 842 8000

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    Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, with easy access to a beautiful beach and three championship golf courses. As part of the prestigious Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Community, it’s an oustanding destination among Hilton Head resorts. With access to 11 miles of lagoon trails, tennis courts, swimming pools, wellness areas and a spa, guests can fill their days with enriching experiences.

    • Golf at this hotel:

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

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Shipyard; Golden Bear at 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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