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Hilton Head touts spring golf deals

(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) – ranked among the top three islands in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler – swings into spring with stay-and-play packages perfect for golf getaways.

The Heritage Golf Group’s unlimited golf package starts at $150 (per person, per night) and features four nights’ accommodations at the Hampton Inn on Hilton Head Island, golf on its five courses and daily breakfast. 

A two-round, two-night getaway is available for $195 (per person, per night) and includes lodging at the luxurious Westin Resort & Spa and two rounds of golf. Both packages come with free range balls and VIP Discount Cards. For reservations call 843.681.1709.

Beginning April 22, golfers can play all three award-winning courses at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort with the “Spring Stay & Play” package. Starting at $235 (per person, per night based on quadruple occupancy), it includes three nights’ accommodations in a two-bedroom, resort-view villa, three rounds of golf with complimentary replays, a $50 Palmetto Dunes Resort gift card and pro shop and dining discounts. For reservations call 855.450.4861. 

The Sea Pines Resort‘s “Villa Golf Package” presents guests with a world-class golf experience and lodging in a private, fully-equipped villa. Starting at $244 (per person, per night based on quadruple occupancy), it includes three nights’ accommodations, rounds on Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye and Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III (complimentary replays on the latter two), range balls, special discounts on activities and more. For reservations call 843.842.8484.

Old South Golf Links in Bluffton is offering two popular packages that include rounds on a selection of local courses. The “Par 3” package is $499 and includes two nights’ accommodations with breakfast each morning, one round on Old South Golf Links and two rounds on The Country Club of Hilton Head, Oyster Reef Golf Club, Hampton Hall Golf Club or Palmetto Dunes’ Arthur Hills or George Fazio courses. The “Par 4” package for $699 adds another night and round of golf with the inclusion of Palmetto Dunes’ Robert Trent Jones course. Rates include all sales and accommodation taxes; for more information call 843.837.2610.

At the nearby Fripp Island Resort, the “Spring Stay & Play” package starts at $125 (based on double occupancy and eight or more golfers) and includes nightly accommodations, daily round with cart on the Ocean Creek or Ocean Point courses, complimentary replays and range balls. For more information call 843.838.1558.

“Spring is an ideal time to visit Hilton Head Island,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association. “Our collection of award-winning courses and packages to suit any budget and group size make it easier than ever to plan an unforgettable trip to ‘Golf Island.’” 

Offering unbeatable value, courses for players of all abilities, pleasant year-round weather and direct flights from more than 20 major cities, Hilton Head Island is one of the world’s premier golf destinations. In addition to being named the “No. 1 Island in the Continental U.S.” by Travel + Leisure magazine readers, Hilton Head has also received accolades from Golfweek, Golf Channel’s Golf Advisor and the South Carolina Golf Course Rating Panel.

All packages are priced per person, per night. For more information on the International Association of Golf Tour Operators’ 2016 North American “Golf Destination of the Year,” call 800.523.3373 or visit www.hiltonheadgolfisland.org.

About Hilton Head Golf Island

Hilton Head Golf Island features more than 30 member courses on Hilton Head and Fripp Islands, as well as Bluffton, Beaufort and Jasper counties. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy Hilton Head’s Southern hospitality and world-class public and private designs sculpted by vaunted architects Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones.

Getting to “Golf Island” is easier than ever from East Coast and Midwest population centers. JetBlue Airways operates non-stop flights from Boston (BOS) and New York City (LGA / JFK) to Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). Allegiant Air also flies non-stop from Indianapolis (IND), Cincinnati (CVG), Baltimore (BWI) and Pittsburgh (PIT), among others cities.  Fourteen other locales offer non-stop service to SAV including Chicago, Detroit, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.

Its territory encompasses many of the great golf courses and resorts of North America and is ranked top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including “Best Buddies Trip Destination,” “Best Accommodations,” “Best Couples Trip,” “Best Courses,” “Best Food and Drink,” “Best Weather” and “Best Value.” Home to the world-renowned Sea Pines Resort, the PGA TOUR makes its only South Carolina stop each April at Harbour Town Golf Links for the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.

The Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association, in conjunction with the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Visitor and Conventions Bureau and Chamber of Commerce, launched Hilton Head Golf Island to support the island’s thriving golf market through promotion of golf rounds and packages.  

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