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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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Activities: Golfing
Description: 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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May River Golf Club

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I've played top golf courses all over the country and this is one of the best. The layout is spectacular and the views of the lowcountry are stunning. The fairways are wide but the greens are well guarded, undulating and very quick. The staff was very friendly and our two caddies, Billy and Skip were very knowledgeable, friendly and engaging.... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Immaculate and stunning. One of the nicest courses I've seen. Terrific staff and challenging course, ranks up there with some of the finest in the country and the beauty is that it's restricted to it's limited membership and those staying at the resort.

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