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Address: 40 Island West Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910-5106
Phone Number: 843 689 6660

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Temporary greens

Reduced prices due to dirt greens. I always enjoy Island West, but the greens are in horrible shape.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
Bluffton, South Carolina
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

On June 22 the course was in very good shape, except for the greens that are in very bad shape because of some disease.

Thank Richard P
Bluffton, South Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Reduced prices due to dirt greens. I always enjoy Island West, but the greens are in horrible shape.

Thank ccstinemail
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Not in real good shape. Greens are terrible and are completely brown and dead grass. Rates are cheap but you understand why. But still the worst day on a course is still better than the best day at work

Thank Jeff J
Stittsville, Canada
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Good value - Nice course - about a 25 minute drive from Hilton Head Island but the green fees are significantly less than on Hilton Head. so it's worth the drive.

Thank Will D
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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62 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I've played Island West a few times when visiting and usually it's a good value. It has challenging holes but this March the greens are a mess. Hard as a rock and bumpy and patchy would be a good descripion. There are many better options in the area at a reasonable price. Look elsewhere until greens are fixed.

Thank Deane P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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371 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Located about 20 minutes off of Hilton Head Island and near the Del Webb Sun City development this very playable low country designed course is easily accessible off of Hwy. 278 and offers your typical yardage spread from 6800-5454 yards depending upon your tee selection. In pretty good shape considering we played during the first week of March. Greens rolled... More 

Thank t-bonetraveller
Corona, California
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150 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 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 

Thank cdncarol1
Dunstable, Massachusetts
1 review
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 

Thank Chopper3103
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

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 

Thank Soxfan046

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