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May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff

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Address: 476 Mount Pelia, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone Number: (843) 706-6580
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The May River Golf Cluf has a stunning par-72 Jack Nicklaus Signature...

The May River Golf Cluf has a stunning par-72 Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, which weaves almost 7,200 yards along the banks of the May River. Wide, inviting fairways wind past ancient live oaks and palmetto trees, and golfers of all skill levels experience the game in its purest state, reveling in the sights and sounds of a remarkable natural habitat. A state-of-the-art practice facility, handsome clubhouse, and skilled instructors complete the experience, consistently ranked best among South Carolina resort hotels

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A beautiful walk on a beautiful course.

Nicklaus crafted great golf experience in a beautiful piece of land. Enjoy the scenic vistas by not focusing on the shot until you reach your ball. Wildlife and scenic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Nicklaus crafted great golf experience in a beautiful piece of land. Enjoy the scenic vistas by not focusing on the shot until you reach your ball. Wildlife and scenic landscapes on every hole. Outstanding practice facility. Fast true greens. Challenging layout but a wonderful golf experience. Non-playing spouses shouldn't miss the walk.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you want to have a true "low country experience" and play a round of golf, May River is the place to go. We used our reciprocal capability and it was a treat. Tough golf course with excellent greens. You have to use a caddie but if this is your first round there, you'd want one anyway. There is low... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This course is an amazing experience. it was in wonderful condition, and the staff were superb. The course ranks at the top of my favourite places to play golf. One of Jack Nicklaus's best designs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I played May River Golf Club for the first time this past weekend with my nephew and there is no way to adequately explain this beautiful jewel at Palmetto Bluff. I have played golf for over 50 years and this was one of my most enjoyable days ever on a golf course. The course is like no other I ever... More 

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Savannah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I usually don't give reviews of golf courses, but we had the chance to play there recently and loved it. Being military, we have played on many courses around the country and this one ranks right up there. Keep up the good work!

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california
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Terrific course in a gorgeous setting. The staff is extremely courteous. The Grill is only open for lunch but has amazing food. we were staying at the adjacent INN AT PALMETTO BLUFF and we prefer the food at the gold course. Kudos to Sheba who took care of us!

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new york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Really beautiful and challenging, but still playable for a couple with very different handicaps (22 and 31).

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love courses that allow you to drive it a little offline and still allow you to score well. The caddies we had were awesome, thanks Billie and Waylen, sorry if I didn't spell those names right.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I think we had the only foursome on the course while we played. Rented clubs from the clubhouse and received a great set. Took a caddie out with us and was very courteous above and beyond what was required of him. Course was in great shape and was a very peaceful, relaxing game.

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Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I got to play this course over the weekend and was impressed. I am a 5 handicap and found the course challenging but it didn't beat me up. Best bermuda greens I ever putted.

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