Hilton Headâ€™s Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Offers Courses, Instruction & Packages for PGA Championship Spectators
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC â€“ Thousands of golf fans will travel to Kiawah Island, South Carolina, to watch the worldâ€™s best golfers compete in the 94th PGA Championship, August 9-12. For those looking to play a round or two of world-class golf during their stay, visitors can head down the coast to Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort located on Hilton Head Island. Just a two-hour drive south through grand live oak trees and winding marshes, Palmetto Dunes offers three challenging courses â€“ all designed by legendary golf architects.
The 2000-acre golf resort is bounded by 3 miles of ocean on one side and an Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other. A top golfing vacation destination in South Carolina, Palmetto Dunes offers three championship courses -- the Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, the George Fazio Course and the Arthur Hills Course -- in the natural setting of Hilton Head Island. Each course is distinctly different and challenging in its layout. All of Palmetto Dunesâ€™ courses have been ranked 4 stars or higher by Fodors, earning the distinction of one of the Worldâ€™s Best Golf Resorts by Travel + Leisure Golf.
Golfers at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort also enjoy air conditioned golf carts, Segway personal golf transporters, free club fittings several times weekly, a free clinic and demonstration on Mondays and more. Eleven teaching pros, several of whom are former PGA Tour professionals, provide hands-on instruction to golfers with varying levels of proficiency through classes and programs, as well as private lessons, all through the Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy.
Golfers can plan an extended visit to the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort before or after the tournament by taking advantage of special golf packages, which include: Â
The Golf Stay and Play Package includes accommodations and two or three rounds of golf.
The Unlimited Golf Vacation Package includes accommodations and unlimited golf on any of the Palmetto Dunes courses, based on availability, for two days.
The Golf Academy Package offers two days of instruction at the acclaimed Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy, including a focus on tough shots, strength, stretching and more. Other benefits include a computerized club fitting, video analysis with take-home CD, and unlimited use of the practice range.
Additionally, Palmetto Dunes offers opportunities for groups of 8 or more looking to play golf whether it be a corporate getaway, a group of friends attending the PGA tournament or a groomâ€™s outing. Groups may choose from various tournament styles, custom logo apparel, sponsored holes and contests, food and beverage, as well as merchandise discounts. For more information about group golf, please call 877.567.6513 or email Michael Royer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about tee times and rates at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, or to book a golf package, visit palmettodunes.com or call 877.567.6513.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
A 2,000+ acre resort stretching from three miles of prime Atlantic Ocean beach to Shelter Cove Harbourâ€™s â€śshelteredâ€ť inlet adjoining the Intracoastal Waterway on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is consistently recognized among the worldâ€™s finest resorts. The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, plus an 11 mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing. The resort also features a popular marina and Outfitters bike and adventure shop, along with one of the best beaches on the Eastern seaboard. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, one of the finest ports of call on the East Coast, is the largest deep-water marina on Hilton Head Island. Shelter Cove features an impressive line-up of unique apparel and gift shops, restaurants and art galleries in a one-of a kind Mediterranean setting. In addition, Shelter Cove is home to a full variety of charters, nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. Shelter Cove is located mid-island on the western side of Hwy. 278 at the entrance to Palmetto Dunes Resort. For information about activities or reservations, please call 866-567-6513 or visit www.palmettodunes.com online.
About Greenwood Communities and Resorts
A recognized leader in the design, management and operation of fine resorts and communities across the Southeast, Greenwood Communities and Resorts excels at creating gracious, contemporary living environments that enrich the lives of owners and guests. Based in Greenwood, S.C., Greenwood Communities and Resorts proudly celebrates 31 years of developing properties which offer truly unique lifestyle opportunities. Each Greenwood property has been strategically designed to maximize the areaâ€™s natural beauty while steadfastly incorporating the principles of intelligent, sustainable land planning. From the rural charm of The Reserve at Lake Keowee in upstate South Carolina to the luxury beachfront resort setting at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, Greenwoodâ€™s properties are as unique as the residents who enjoy them. For more information, please call 843-785-1106 or visit www.greenwoodcr.com online.