Photo of Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes

Trent Jones 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 1136
  • Golf pro

    Doug Weaver (Director of Instruction, Palmetto Dunes)
  • Academy

    The Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential and seashore

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr.

SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Palmetto Dunes Arthurs Hills course (6651 yds); 18-hole par-70 Palmetto Dunes Fazio course (6873 yds).






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 left into Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.

Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes

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

Est. 1969

Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes: Contrasts and variety are in store as you set out onto the very enjoyable Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront course at Palmetto Dunes. From the green of the 10th hole and the 11th tee-box you can enjoy views directly onto the Atlantic Ocean. For some of the front-nine you play alongside Hilton Head's main highway (the 278). In keeping with the rest of the course, these roadside holes are well-laid out and the road is not overly intrusive (although passing traffic maybe at risk from seriously hooked tee shots, at least on one or two holes). The more interesting and some might say more challenging back-nine is played alongside (and at times across) a wide lagoon, where the fairways are generally a good-width, even if things appear a bit taunting from the tee. One of Hilton Head's most popular venues, and rightly so.

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  • Photo of Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes
  • Photo of Robert Trent Jones Course at Palmetto Dunes


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: $125. 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


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.


  • Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

    4 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938

    +1 (843) 785 1140

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    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 29930

    +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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