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Address: 40 Island West Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: 843 689 6660
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Can't beat it for the price.

I played Island West on the way out to Charleston Airport and was pleasantly surprised to find that it was more challenging than I remembered, perhaps because I played the blues... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Chopper3103
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Dunstable, Massachusetts
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Corona, California
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We played this course about 1 week after heavy rains. The fairways were so wet that mud was over our shoes in the middle of the fairway. The balls just plugged. We lost several balls in the fairways as could not find them for the mud & high grass. Not even the tee boxes were cut as that grass was... More 

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Dunstable, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I played Island West on the way out to Charleston Airport and was pleasantly surprised to find that it was more challenging than I remembered, perhaps because I played the blues this time. The first two holes are relatively innocent, but as the round continues there are many holes that require good positioning of your drive and forced carries to... More 

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Thank Chopper3103
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Thank nitpikr
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank Soxfan046
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank richwilliams79
Jacksonville, Florida
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167 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 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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Thank SlowAdvanture
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Lee N
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Thank Mark R
Elgin, Illinois
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111 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 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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Thank Robert N
Warrenton, Virginia
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162 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 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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