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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: +1 843-706-6580
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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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Great Golf Course

One of the finest tracks in the Low Country. Pristine Fairways and Greens. Great caddie program. If available ask for Billy "Mad Dog" Adams excellent caddie with a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 27, 2016
Bob P
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

One of the finest tracks in the Low Country. Pristine Fairways and Greens. Great caddie program. If available ask for Billy "Mad Dog" Adams excellent caddie with a great personality. Club House staff very friendly. Would go back to May River in a heartbeat. Not cheap however, but well worth the money.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a very highly recognized golf course near Hilton Head and should be. Beautiful, rustic, natural low country setting on the May River, this Nicklaus design is certainly one of his best. (and I've played many) With plenty of traps, water, natural grasses and his famous heather holes, there is plenty of serious shot-making to be done. My wife... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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