Ocean Point at Fripp Island Resort

Fripp Island, South Carolina | 18 holes | Links | Par: 72 | 6556 yards

A view of a tee from Ocean Point at Fripp Island Resort
A view of a tee from Ocean Point at Fripp Island Resort

Ocean Point, designed by southeastern golf course legend George Cobb, opened in 1964. The golf course is unique in its ocean-hole offerings, with four holes playing next to the Atlantic Ocean.

"Just as you'd expect from an old-style resort course, there isn't a trick shot on the entire layout, and it's perfectly flat, with ample opportunities to get roll on the fairways," Jeffrey A. Rendell wrote for TravelGolf.com. "If you're straight, you'll be okay in most instances."

Ocean Point was redesigned in 1996, modernizing the golf course and enhancing its already awe-inspiring ocean views. While Ocean Point plays less than 6,600 yards from the tips and maintains a slope rating of 129, brisk ocean breezes and plenty of forced carries will keep golfers on their toes.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 72 6556 73.8 139
White 72 4908 69.6 113
Gold 72 6032 71.3 132
Blue 72 5519 69.3 125


At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: George Cobb
  • Type: Resort/Private
  • Style: Links
  • Built in: 1964
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Member cards/Amenity cards are required
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes


  • Teaching pro: Yes
  • Golf school / golf academy: Yes


  • Pro: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes - included in green fees
  • Pull carts:


  • Week days: $99 - $119
  • Weekends: $99 - $119


A view from Ocean Point at Fripp Island ResortOcean Point Golf Links' second hole, a par 3, has a long water carry.Ocean Point Golf Links' eighth hole is subjected to ocean breezes from right to left -- toward the water hazard.The sixth green at Fripp Island's Ocean Point Golf Links is guarded by water on two sides, sand on another.On Ocean Point Golf Links' 12th hole, I had to wait for deer to cross before teeing off. Deer are ubiquitous on Fripp Island.Ocean Point Golf Links' 13th hole provides a lot of visual distractions off the tee. On the front tees, the trees on the left pose a hazard.Ocean Point Golf Links' 15th green is large, but there are a lot of factors in play, primarily wind from the ocean.Ocean Point Golf Links wraps up with one more ocean-side green. That memory alone will bring you back to Fripp Island.The view from the ninth tee is magnificent. It really is an ocean-side course.Your first tee shot at Fripp Island's Ocean Point Golf Links needs to navigate palms on the right, water on the left.

250 Ocean Point Dr
Fripp Island, South Carolina 29920
Beaufort County
P: (800) 334-3022
F: (843) 838-3527
W: www.frippislandresort.com

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