May 29, 2014

Going Back Down South This Summer - Hilton Head Golf Island

Okay who's planning there summer vacation. I know Hilton Head Golf Island tops my list and just today announced a collection of summer stay-and-play packages featuring championship golf and deluxe accommodations. Renowned as one of the most family-friendly destinations in the U.S., the island's pristine beaches and abundance of outdoor leisure activities make it the perfect destination for summer fun. Check out the news release below.

Hilton Head Golf Island Announces Summer Stay-and-Play Packages

Golden Beachfronts, Lush Fairways, Premier Accommodations
Combine for Ultimate Vacation Experience
(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.)Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) – a collection of 28 of the Lowcountry’s premier golf courses – announces a diverse selection of value-driven stay-and-play packages available through the summer.

June, July and August are peak season on Hilton Head offering beautiful, sunny weather ideal for golf or the beach. With an endless assortment of outdoor leisure and recreational activities, the island is the perfect family vacation destination.  

Ranked top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including “Best Value” and “Best Accommodations,” Hilton Head Golf Island offers an array of exceptional golf course and lodging options. Summer packages include:

  • The Heritage Collection – “Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa Summer Package:” Enjoy three nights at the newly renovated Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, two rounds of golf at any of seven Heritage Collection courses and a one-hour lesson with swing analysis. Based on double occupancy, packages start at $210 per golfer, per night. Valid through July 25, 2014. For package and reservation information: 843.681.1706,
  • Old South Golf Links – “Summer Fun Package:” Just over the bridge in the charming mainland town of Bluffton is the acclaimed Old South Golf Links. Package includes two nights at the Hilton Garden Inn and three rounds of golf including one round each at Old South Golf Links, Hampton Hall Golf Club and the Country Club of Hilton Head. Golfers also enjoy complimentary breakfast each morning. Starting at $325 per person, price includes sales and accommodations tax. Valid through September 21, 2014. For package and reservation information: 800.257.8997,
  • The Sea Pines Resort – “Stay-and-Play Villa Golf Package:” Experience four nights in private villa accommodations and one round each at Harbour Town Golf Links and Ocean Course. This offer is full of extras including complimentary afternoon repeat rounds on the Ocean Course, range balls, 10 percent pro shop discount on retail merchandise and 10 percent food and beverage discount at the resort's restaurants. Packages start at $148 per golfer, per night. Rate valid through August 31, 2014. For package and reservation information: 1.800.SEAPINES,
  • Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort – “Summer Stay-and-Play Package:”  Stay three nights and play three rounds at each of the resort’s championship courses, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Arthur Hills and George Fazio. Enjoy state of the art, interactive GPS at the Jones course. Package also includes two hours of complimentary tennis court time (daily), plus preferred rates on all other resort activities as well as dining and merchandise discounts. Rates start at $154 per golfer, per night and includes all taxes and resort fees. Valid through October 31, 2014. For package and reservation information: 877.567.6507,
“Hilton Head Island is known as one of the most family-friendly destinations in the world,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. “These packages present the perfect opportunity for an unforgettable summer getaway to experience the golf, beaches and resorts that have made the island so renowned.”

As one of the nation’s foremost golf capitals, Hilton Head Island is the preferred vacation destination of golfers seeking a high-concentration of world-class quality courses, an unspoiled natural environment, beautiful resorts and inns, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality The legendary coastal Carolina destination has invested more than $200 million in upgrades in the past two years that are already finished, or under construction, transforming Hilton Head Island into the freshest resort town in America.

For additional information or to receive a quote:, 800.523.3373.

About Hilton Head Golf Island

Hilton Head Golf Island features more than 20 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.

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.

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.

For additional information:, 800.523.3373.

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