399 Long Cove Drive,
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Woodland and residential.
Original design by husband/wife team Pete & Alice Dye (1982); modifications by Bobby Weed (2018).
Centre of Hilton Head Island
From the Sea Pines Circle (roundabout) in the centre of Hilton Head Island, head east on Rte 278 (William Hilton Pkwy). After 1 mi turn left onto Long Cove Drive. After o.5 mi golf is on your right.
Long Cove Club: Located on Hilton Head, one of South Carolina's most beautiful islands, the Long Cove Club is set amongst 630 acres of moss-draped live oaks, stately pines, magnolias and sweeping vistas of saltwater marsh. The golf course is widely regarded as one of the finest in the Carolinas, with its excellent quality tree-lined parkland layout. The course contains many wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes to play. This is a private course generally playable only by members and their guests.
Long Cove Club is a private club. Guests may only play if hosted by a member.
World: formerly ranked world's 97th best course (GOLF magazine, 1997; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).
USA: 168th best course in the USA (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
State: 8th best course in South Carolina (Golf Digest, 2019/20).
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