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Golden Bear Golf Club

72 Golden Bear Way, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2227
+1 843-689-2200
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Great value from very good course

Our annual trip, the "boys" golf 18-36 holes every second day over two weeks. Found prices pretty... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
John R
via mobile

I had read reviews of courses on golf websites and this course had good comments. We arrived to be... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
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The most parkland-style layout of any golf course on Hilton Head.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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72 Golden Bear Way, Hilton Head, SC 29926-2227
+1 843-689-2200
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Our annual trip, the "boys" golf 18-36 holes every second day over two weeks. Found prices pretty high this year, or discounted due to poor course condition. The Golden Bear course was the exception. Greens in great shape and pretty quick. Course generally very good...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I had read reviews of courses on golf websites and this course had good comments. We arrived to be told that the driving range was closed down so we were unable to warm up. The course was in need of much care. We found out...More

Thank Swing65
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had 3 in our party and booked our 18 holes thru our hotel. Needed clubs. Not much help when you arrive there. Everyone seems to walk by you even though they aren't doing too much. In the pro shop, it seems like they are...More

Thank dylanr1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is the third time I have played here in the last eight years or so and it is always medicore to poor in terms of conditions. This visit was one of the worst in terms of greens (slow and bumpy), fairways (sparse) and traps...More

Thank golfer328
Reviewed 3 January 2017

First time playing this course, actually, the course played me. I will go back and try it again. The staff was pleasant. The prices to play are moderate. The menu in the club house is very limited and the restaurant staff is limited to one....More

Thank DrPinder
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Well designed course and seems to have weathered the hurricane in good fashion. The fairways were in excellent shape and the greens were putting true but did have some minor issues. Nice clubhouse and friendly staff. With so many choices in the area I am...More

Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Played here one week ago and found everything to be very good. Course was full at mid morning but pace of play was good. Greens were fast and fairways were good. Overall comparable to other courses in the area.

Thank George S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Nice track, not too difficult even for the higher handicapper. Quickly sorted out with buggies, starter gave my niece a couple of golden bear logo balls as we were visiting from Scotland and Toronto - nice. Moved us up in front of a Fourball, had...More

Thank Ronnie1909
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Have always loved this course. Have played at least 10 times but has been at least 10 years. Great staff, so friendly and welcoming. Great facilities, great range. Course is fair but can be tight. Greens are in great condition. Great value!

Thank Frenchy0416
Reviewed 15 September 2016

How exciting to play a Nicklaus course! An added bonus for us was that there were few golfers on the course during our time there. Unfortunately, some of them were playing dreadfully slow and weren't concerned at all about "ready play". When we finally passed...More

Thank rambler7
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