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May River Golf Club at Palmetto Bluff

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Address: 476 Mount Pelia Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910-8343
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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We rode our bikes from the Inn at Palmetto Bluff to the golf course. From checking in at the golf shop, renting clubs, getting a caddy, and making a few purchases took no time at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We rode our bikes from the Inn at Palmetto Bluff to the golf course. From checking in at the golf shop, renting clubs, getting a caddy, and making a few purchases took no time at all. The caddy was great, he kept an eye out for the ball and for the gators and snakes ( we didn't see any!). After... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Course was in great condition and very fun to play .The short game practice facility is off the charts .Best I have ever seen . Howard is the fore caddie to use and Paul in the pro shop is a great help. Do not miss this golf experience

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Allentown/Lehigh Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Tremendously impressed by the course and the entire operation. Course clearly designed to enhance the pristine marsh, river and forest views while keeping it as natural as possible. We had excellent caddies, Kurt and Bart, that added to an upscale but relaxed and fun club golf experience. While the grill at the club was closed for renovation we enjoyed pre-golf... More 

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Georgetown, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The golf course is in excellent condition. The Caddie's are outstanding. Golf shop accommodated all my needs. If you're looking for a posh experience, you must play May River at Palmetto Bluff.

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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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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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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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