Sea Pines Resort (Ocean)

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina | Sea Pines Resort (Ocean)

Architect: Mark McCumber
Year: 1995

100 North Sea Pines Drive
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
(800) 732-7463

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts available
affiliated resort accommodations


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The Itinerant Golfer

Sea Pines Resort (Ocean)

My family vacation kicked off with a round of golf at Sea Pines Resort's Ocean Course. Not to be confused with Kiawah Island's Ocean Course, Sea Pines Ocean Course is about two and a half hours south on Hilton Head Island and is one of the sister courses to Sea Pines Harbour Town Golf Links where the RBC Heritage is held the week after The Masters each year. From 2003 through 2007 I went to Hilton Head Island every November with a couple of friends for a little golf getaway. On one of those trips we had played Sea Pines' Ocean Course but it had been so long ago that I didn't really remember much about the course and I was anxious to give it another look. Something I didn't know is that the Ocean Course was actually the first golf course on Hilton Head Island. In 1995 it was completely rebuilt and overhauled by Mark McCumber. The name is a little misleading because only one hole is actually on the ocean, but then again, there are only two golf holes on the entire island that are oceanfront, so I suppose the nomenclature is fair. The course starts off with a shortish 359 yard par 4 with a dogleg left. Below is a look at 1st green.     Being located on an island means that the terrain is mostly flat and the course is routed around a series of lagoons. Below is a photo of the 3rd hole which… More >