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Old South Golf Links

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Address: 50 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: +1 843-785-5353
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Excellent golf course that rolls from an open pasture to dense forests, to...
Excellent golf course that rolls from an open pasture to dense forests, to marsh,wetlands and spectacular views of the intra-coastal waterway.
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Great golf

First time to SC for us. Golfed Old South Sunday 2/8/15, gorgeous February day. I'm a newer golfer, my husband is quite good. The course worked for the both of us, some holes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Boston MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

First time to SC for us. Golfed Old South Sunday 2/8/15, gorgeous February day. I'm a newer golfer, my husband is quite good. The course worked for the both of us, some holes substantially less yardage for red tees than others. Booked tee time thru Golf Now and received a good savings.

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Bonnie R, Public Relations Manager at Old South Golf Links, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your golf round at Old South. The course is fun and fair for all ability levels. Please remember us on your next visit to SC or better yet...come play again before you leave. We appreciate your business. More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Old South treats you like royalty when you get out your car and the check in is a very nice experience. The course is challenging and fair. The greens are a little tricky in some places

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Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Located just off Hilton Head Island, this is a challenging links course. If you love hitting shots over marsh lands, you will have the opportunity on several holes here. The par 3 signature 8th hole is to an island green (knowing your clubs is an absolute must on this hole). Elsewhere pot bunkers will meet you at several greens. The... More 

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Dunbar, West Virginia, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is an absolutely beautiful golf course located right off of Hilton Head Island. The course is a links style course with the first 7 holes being fairly wide open and then it becomes more of a shot makers course. There are many holes on the marsh and are as picturesque as any holes I have ever seen at the... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This a very nice golf course. Five tees to accommodate any skill player; well maintained, reasonably priced. But it is short on amenities -- little water on the course, no towels on carts, signs insisting that any thing to eat or drink must be purchased from the dining room. For a fairly hefty fee of $60-70, I would expect a... More 

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Bonnie R, Manager at Old South Golf Links, responded to this review

Thank you for playing golf at Old South. We usually do have a beverage cart on the course each day for refreshments, however you may have played on a day when there was not one due to weather or a staffing issue. The clubhouse is easily accessible after the first five holes and then again between holes 9 and 10... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Beautiful wetlands setting is the signature of Old South. Close to Hilton Head Island and easy to reach. Booked on GolfNow and got a good rate. Friendly reception from staff. Fairways and greens in good condition.

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Aldie, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If your are planning to golf in Hilton Head, you must drive off the island and play here. I have been enjoying this course for 15 years.

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Oakville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I played Old South yesterday and everything about this place was first rate. The course was in excellent condition although some of the tee blocks need to be levelled. It's a good test of your golf game with a number of forced carries over the salt marsh so pick your tee block wisely. The proshop staff, the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice course in great shape. Very friendly staff and a good price. Will play this course again whenever we are in the Hilton Head area. No wonder they keep winning awards like Low Country Golf course of the year !

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Boston
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Course was well maintained. Grass was green. Has plenty of water, marshes and hazards that make it challenging for experienced golfers but not too difficult for novices. Staff was extremely friendly and went out of their way to help.

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