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Address: 40 Island West Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: 843 689 6660
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Great course for the money

Island West is a challenging course but fair from the whites. Much more forgiving from the seniors and ladies. Very well laid out with plenty of water as are most in the Low... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Island West is a challenging course but fair from the whites. Much more forgiving from the seniors and ladies. Very well laid out with plenty of water as are most in the Low Country of South Carolina. The birds and wildlife are a beautiful distraction not to mention the alligators. Note" balls within twenty yards should be considered a free... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Golf course decent value for the money. As previous posts said, no starter / marshall means unless you get out super early and get out ahead of the crowd it will be a really long round. Instead of staffing those positions they have some older guy on a power trip assigning golf carts - sarcastic, condescending, a very poor reflection... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you like great golf, this course is a must do. Great greens and fairways. Tighter than resort play with smaller beautiful greens.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Played in early June 2015, the course was in relatively good condition. Nicely designed, the course is fair. The fairway was wide enough and was a pleasure to hit approach shots from. Roughs were not thick and reasonably wide in most holes. Lots of large trees, yet no vegetation under the trees. The greens were well designed and in good... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Played Island West today and it took almost 5 1/2 hours. There were no Marshal's and the attitude was marginal at best. I host 3 to 4 groups twice a year for Hilton Head golf trips. The Brown courses had always been on our play list. Today that ended. Find any other course to play.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We just played island west during a guys golf weekend. This was our last day and was chosen because of the location and we thought the conditions and pace of play. While the course was in fair condition the pace of play and lack of marshals was so bad I actually stopped playing in the middle of the round because... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Course is fun and is in decent shape. For the money is an excellent value. Some great deals in the pro shop has me decked out in IW gear.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This was the first of three Brown management golf courses we played whilst I visited an old friend from days gone by. There is a fourth, Pinecrest, which we did not play. It was probably the easiest and least expensive of the courses we played. We were teamed up with another twosome so it made for a nice experience. The... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The easiest of the Brown management courses that is always in great shape and the price is reasonable. One of my favorite courses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

you really need to play this course more than once to get the read and the forced carries on some holes. the first round will cost you a few ball, but the greens ran true and it is a great play for the money

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