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Hilton Head offers late-summer packages

(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) – ranked among the top three islands in the world by Travel + Leisure – announces a selection of packages ideal for last-minute summer golf vacations.

Available through August, Heritage Golf Group’s “foresome” golf special starts at $89 (per person, per night) and features seven nights’ accommodation in a spectacular resort villa, unlimited golf at three prestigious clubs (boasting 99 holes), free range balls and cart. 

For those just interested in golf, the seven-day unlimited package is available through Sept. 22 for $299 plus tax. For reservations call 843.681.1709.

Golfers can play all three award-winning courses at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort with the “Birdies and Beer” getaway. Starting at $165 (per person, per night) and available through August, this package includes three nights’ accommodation in a two-bedroom villa, three rounds of golf with cart, complimentary range balls, two hours of court time per day at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, pro shop and dining discounts and daily breakfast and beers. For reservations call 855.450.4861.

Offered until Sept. 17, The Sea Pines Resort’s Summer Golf Specials are available for tee times after 1 p.m. and are perfect for experiencing classic Harbour Town Golf Links, host of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, as well as much-praised Heron Point by Pete Dye and exciting new Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III. Play all three championship courses for $389 per person or Heron Point and Atlantic Dunes for $199 per person. A wide array of accommodation options are available for guests including 300 villas, 100 rental homes and the luxurious 60-room Inn & Club at Harbour Town. For more information call 866.561.8802.  

“Hilton Head Island is an ideal summer vacation destination,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association. “With championship courses to suit all playing styles and abilities, Hilton Head is truly a golf lover’s dream.” 

Offering unbeatable value, 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

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. 


Kira Jones