Sea Pines Resort - Heron Point

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | 18 holes | Par: 72 | 7058 yards

Heron Point #4
Heron Point #4

Heron Point at Sea Pines Resort was redesigned completely by Pete Dye and reopened in 2007. The golf course, previously named Sea Marsh, originally was designed by George Cobb,

After the multi-million dollar reconstruction project, Heron Point is nothing short of a modern masterpiece. Fairways have been reshaped into dramatic angles and shifting elevations, while surfaces are a mix of sand, mulch, limestone, and different grasses that offer a kaleidoscope of appealing color changes.

Heron Point is less than one mile from Dye's legendary Harbour Town Golf Links.

The renovation has resulted in a 7,058-yard layout that comes close to matching Harbour Town, Dye's legendary golf course less than a mile away, in terms of difficulty. Most holes have water, trees, tricky doglegs or long bunkers to contend with, not to mention obstacles Dye likes to stick in the fairways themselves.

Par, yardages and course ratings

Tee Par Yardage Rating Slope
Tournament 72 7058 75.2 141
Heritage 72 6935 74.7 140
Dye 72 6547 72.5 134
Sea Pines 72 6045 70.4 128
Sea Pines (W) 72 6045 76.7 139
Carolina 72 5594 68.7 125
Carolina (W) 72 5594 74.6 133
Palmetto 72 5176 66.4 112
Palmetto (W) 72 5176 71.6 123
Family 72 3699 0 0

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At a glance

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Pete Dye
  • Type: Resort
  • Built in: 1967
  • Golf Season: Year round
  • Visitor Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes

Practice facilities

  • Driving range: Yes
  • Putting green: Yes

Tuition

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

Services

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

Prices

  • Week days: $90 - $160
  • Weekends: $90 - $160

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32 Greenwood Dr
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
P: (800)-732-7463
F: (843) 363-4559
W: seapines.com


Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • 2 stars out of 5
    by Bugs
    on March 14th, 2013 19:08
    Although a few holes are honest and challenging, many more are gimmicky. And hope Dye's redesign was just partial so his group is not responsible for all of the drainage grates right next to the elevated greens! If not, then this fact and others reduce this course's allure. For the money, many other courses on Hilton Head are much better.

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