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Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course

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Address: 7 Trent Jones Ln, Palmetto Dunes Ocean Front Resort, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone Number: +1 (888) 322-9207
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The Robert Trent Jones Course, located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort,...

The Robert Trent Jones Course, located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, was named South Carolina's 2003 Golf Course of the Year. It features 18 holes, with an ocean view on the 10th hole. The course plays 6,122 yards from the middle white tees.

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Very nice golf course.

This is a very nice golf course. Played there in April. The conditions were good and it has a nice layout. The advertising is a bit deceptive. While it is called "Oceanfront... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lloyd H
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East Meadow, NY
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was trying to make a tee time online for my foursome. I was unable to get a time that was available and would work for us. I called the pro shop and spoke to Karen. She was very pleasant on the telephone and worked us in with a time that worked. After we played we stopped in the shop.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the past 25 years, we have played all of the public and resort courses on and near Hilton Head Island, and without question, the Robert Trent Jones Course in Palmetto Dunes is by far the best overall golfing experience. The staff's attentiveness and helpfulness is reminiscent of the finest traditions in golf, with special kudos to Justin for his... More 

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East Meadow, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice golf course. Played there in April. The conditions were good and it has a nice layout. The advertising is a bit deceptive. While it is called "Oceanfront", you only see the ocean from the green of one hole (I think the 12th, don't remember). That is the picture above. It is a typical resort style... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I play this course every year on a family vacation. It's a little pricier than some others in the area, but great layout and ocean views on 10 green, 11 tee are well worth it. Also do a great job with service. Saw the cart person 3-4 times during our round. Starters and ranger very friendly. Clubhouse and bag staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Played two rounds mid-July Greens rolled well Early and late holes are typical tight HHI golf with lots of OB Middle of round holes more open, with 10th green beachside Well run tee sheet, with GPS in carts Pace was good, just a little over 4 hours with a 9AM start

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We are in town for a guys golf trip from Boston. We decided to play the Robert Trent Jones because someone at the hotel recommended it. We are glad we decided to try it. The golf course was in ok shape but the customer service provided by everyone at the course was far and beyond what Heron Point had to... More 

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Lake Saint Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We purchased a 2 hour family golf class for 4 male cousins ages 6 to 13 and it was one of the highlights of their experience on Hilton Head Island. The boys, who were all new to golf, were supplied with golf clubs that fit them, and were taken first to a practice facility to learn the basics of putting... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, responded to this review

Hello, OCHHBob! What a great review for Doug and our Jones course, and what a great opportunity for the cousins to learn from somebody who is so passionate about sharing the game with new players! We love hearing about how our guests make memories, whether on the beach, on the tennis courts, or on the golf courses. That's a big... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Course was below average - weeds galore and just no attention to detail, and on a packed course with $135+ greens fees, very disappointing. Worse than the conditions, were the facilities. This clubhouse may have the worst restrooms that I have ever seen, absolutely disgusting. The shacks on the course that they call restrooms were not far behind. The staff... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, responded to this review

Hello, Alex. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention. Our maintenance staff has been notified, and we will certainly follow up to make sure that the conditions of the facilities improve. More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Overall I was disappointed with the condition of the course. The greens were very shaggy and the fairways needed to be cut. The tee boxes were not any better. They had a lot of crabgrass, bare spots and the grass needed to be cut. The layout of the course is great. Also, for $100 you would think range balls would... More 

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, responded to this review

Hello, ggleaves. Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We appreciate hearing from our guests, and want to be as responsive as possible. I am pleased that you enjoyed the layout of the RTJones course, and that you found our associates to be helpful. We strive to treat everyone as we would have them treat our families... More 

Russellville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Good course... Was fun. People define hospitality... Course shape was not prestige but was told that coming in. Be aware pace of play is slow. Which is fine..

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PalmettoDunes, Guest Relations Manager at Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, responded to this review

Hello, Gatornation. Thank you for taking the time to review our RTJones Course. Annual course maintenance is one of those necessary challenges during the early summer months, and we expect its condition to consistently improve over the rest of the summer. We appreciate that you have many choices when planning a golf outing, and thank you for giving us the... More 

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