Palmetto Dunes Resort - Robert Trent Jones Course

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 7005 yards

Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hole #9
Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hole #9

The Robert Trent Jones course at Palmetto Dunes Resort is the oldest of the courses at the resort, but still one of the most cherished and it just had its 40th birthday in 2009.

The tree-lined course is pure Jones: Calm and easy where good shots are rewarded and bad ones are punished - just not too much as compared with some other courses.

"The championship tee yardage of 7,005 yards with slope of 137 accurately depicts what you'll face -- a mid-level golf course that sets up well for some scoring opportunities, but will also leave you with high numbers if you're not careful," said TravelGolf.com writer Jeffrey A. Rendell.

With just a few forced carries, the RTJ Course is one where a good golfer can thrive, and a not-so-good golfer will at least have the benefit of as pleasant a course as there is this side of the Mississippi.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Blue 72 6570 72.4 132
White 72 6141 70.2 129
Gold 72 7005 74.7 137
White (W) 72 6141 74.4 125
Green 72 5621 67.9 124
Green (W) 72 5621 72 123
Red 72 4986 65.7 115
Red (W) 72 4986 68.9 112
Black 72 2625 0 0

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At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Robert Trent Jones, Sr., Roger Rulewich, Roger Rulewich
  • Type: Resort
  • Built in: 1970
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green:

Tuition

  • Teaching pro:
  • Golf school / golf academy:

Services

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

Prices

  • Week days: $80.03 - $138.08
  • Weekends: $80.03 - $138.08

Gallery

Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hole #10Palmetto Dunes - Aerial view of holes 9, 10 and 11 from the Jones courseRobert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Holes #9, #11 and #12Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hole #10 close-upThe par-4 second hole on Palmetto Dunes Resort's Oceanfront Course plays over water before the green.The view from the third tee on Palmetto Dunes Resort's Oceanfront Course features plenty of heavy trees on this dogleg right.The par-5 fourth hole on Palmetto Dunes Resort's Oceanfront Course is a dogleg left to an elevated green.The par-4 seventh hole on Palmetto Dunes Resort's Oceanfront Course plays over water and is guarded by bunkers to the left.The Oceanfront Course at Palmetto Dunes Resort was designed by Robert Trent Jones.The par-3 eighth hole on Palmetto Dunes Resort's Oceanfront Course is a long carry over water.


7 Trent Jones Ln
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
Beaufort County
P: (866) 686-9137, (866) 686-9697
F: (843) 842-8509
W: palmettodunes.com


Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 4 stars out of 5
    by Zack Anthony
    on October 09th, 2012 12:07
    great course in very good shape and a good challange for any one who loes beach golf
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