Ocean Forest Golf Club

200 Ocean Rd,

Sea Island, Georgia GA 31561

  • Office

    +1 (912) 638 5834
  • Pro shop

    +1 (912) 638 5835
  • Fax

    +1 (912) 638 5833

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Oceanside, woodland and wetlands.

  • Designer:

    Rees Jones

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How to get there:

88 miles S of Savannah.

Ocean Forest Golf Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1995

Ocean Forest Golf Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in Georgia. Located at the top end of the ribbon-like Sea Island, several holes face out onto the estuary of the Hampton River and the Atlantic Ocean.

This excellent tree-lined "Carolina-style" layout weaves its way through pristine woodland and wetland areas. Along the way is a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes.

Limited access: this private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Georgia


Who can play and when?

Private club; visitors/guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; private course for members and their guests.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Soon after its opening in 1995, Ocean Forest was named as the venue for the 2001 Walker Cup. The top ten men's amateur players of the USA were beaten 15-9 by the top ten amateurs from Gt Britain & Ireland. The USA team included future leading PGA Tour professional Lucas Glover, while Luke Donald, Marc Warren, Nick Dougherty and Graeme McDowell played on the GB&I team.

Published ranking

Georgia's 6th best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
USA's 162nd best course (Golf Digest, 2023).
World's former 90th best course (GOLF magazine, 2005; not in subsequent editions of this ranking).

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