The Golf Course at Hilton Head

Designer: Rees Jones

Designed by Rees Jones, the golf course at Country Club of Hilton Head truly captures the essence of Lowcountry golf in South Carolina. A ro…

Designed by Rees Jones, the golf course at Country Club of Hilton Head truly captures the essence of Lowcountry golf in South Carolina. A round of golf will take players through pine forests and marshlands with views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Featuring six sets of tees, CCHH features a challenging test of golf to players of all skill levels.

# 1 / Hole 1

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 13 Women's 3

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 398

Blue Tee 365

White Tee 335

Green Tee 315

Red Tee 310

Black Tee 310

Pro Tips

With bunkers guarding both sides of the fairway, the opening hole immediately tests a players accuracy. On the approach, the green is also protected on both sides by sand.

# 2 / Hole 2

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 7 Women's 5

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 413

Blue Tee 393

White Tee 364

Green Tee 340

Red Tee 336

Black Tee 286

Pro Tips

Players will want to take their drive down the left side to avoid the fairway bunker and out-of-bounds on the right. The approach shot typically requires an extra club to the elevated green.

# 3 / Hole 3

Par: 3

Handicaps:
Men's 17 Women's 17

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 166

Blue Tee 156

White Tee 130

Green Tee 120

Red Tee 104

Black Tee 94

Pro Tips

Players will want to take their drive down the left side to avoid the fairway bunker and out-of-bounds on the right. The approach shot typically requires an extra club to the elevated green.

# 4 / Hole 4

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 5 Women's 9

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 431

Blue Tee 407

White Tee 384

Green Tee 339

Red Tee 334

Black Tee 334

Pro Tips

This long dogleg left par 4 demands both length and accuracy from players. Favoring the right side off the tee, while avoiding the two fairway bunkers, will set up the best approach angle.

# 5 / Hole 5

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 3 Women's 1

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 358

Blue Tee 338

White Tee 326

Green Tee 306

Red Tee 301

Black Tee 250

Pro Tips

The fifth is the shortest par 4 on the front side, but is rated the hardest for women and third hardest for men. Water protects the front of the green and will punish anything short.

# 6 / Hole 6

Par: 5

Handicaps:
Men's 11 Women's 11

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 491

Blue Tee 467

White Tee 461

Green Tee 455

Red Tee 450

Black Tee 396

Pro Tips

The first par 5 on the golf course features water down most of the right side. Longer players have a chance to reach the green in two. Those who lay-up will want to do so to the 100 yard marker to take the oak tree on the left out of play.

# 7 / Hole 7

Par: 3

Handicaps:
Men's 15 Women's 15

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 171

Blue Tee 143

White Tee 133

Green Tee 108

Red Tee 103

Black Tee 103

Pro Tips

This par 3 is another one that places a premium on accuracy over length. The smart play here is to aim at the center of the green and miss left to avoid the water.

# 8 / Hole 8

Par: 5

Handicaps:
Men's 9 Women's 13

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 518

Blue Tee 496

White Tee 487

Green Tee 430

Red Tee 425

Black Tee 360

Pro Tips

This well-bunkered par 5 offers players a great opportunity to make birdie. The key is to avoid the large bunkers guarding the putting surface.

# 9 / Hole 9

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 1 Women's 7

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 433

Blue Tee 410

White Tee 398

Green Tee 353

Red Tee 347

Black Tee 299

Pro Tips

The final hole on the front nine is a long and narrow par 4. Players who make par here should be happy.

# 10 / Hole 10

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 2 Women's 6

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 423

Blue Tee 396

White Tee 388

Green Tee 325

Red Tee 320

Black Tee 284

Pro Tips

The back nine opens with one of the most demanding tee shots on the golf course. The landing area features a punishing bunker on the left and water on the right. A two-tiered green awaits and will challenge even the best of putters.

# 11 / Hole 11

Par: 3

Handicaps:
Men's 16 Women's 16

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 184

Blue Tee 178

White Tee 151

Green Tee 117

Red Tee 115

Black Tee 115

Pro Tips

Players ought to take an extra club to hit the green on this par 3.

# 12 / Hole 12

Par: 5

Handicaps:
Men's 10 Women's 12

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 575

Blue Tee 540

White Tee 511

Green Tee 415

Red Tee 410

Black Tee 410

Pro Tips

The par 5, twelfth hole is the Country Club of Hilton Head’s signature. It features spectacular views of the Intracoastal Waterway and is the highest point on Hilton Head Island, measuring 28.24 feet above sea level.

# 13 / Hole 13

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 8 Women's 10

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 438

Blue Tee 415

White Tee 401

Green Tee 358

Red Tee 353

Black Tee 275

Pro Tips

Fairway bunkers on the left and out-of-bounds on the right frames the tee shot on this par 4. Cutting the corner on the right is an option, which will make the hole play much shorter. The green on this hole is slightly elevated, so players will need to take a little more club than normal.

# 14 / Hole 14

Par: 3

Handicaps:
Men's 14 Women's 18

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 185

Blue Tee 160

White Tee 152

Green Tee 135

Red Tee 70

Black Tee 70

Pro Tips

The fourteenth is the final par 3 and, some who say, the best on the course. It requires a forced carry over a marsh to an elevated and narrow green that’s guarded by deep bunkers. Aiming for the center of the green is a smart play.

# 15 / Hole 15

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 12 Women's 8

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 378

Blue Tee 358

White Tee 351

Green Tee 330

Red Tee 328

Black Tee 328

Pro Tips

This hole is a slightly uphill dogleg right par 4. The approach shot tends to require an extra club to an elevated green.

# 16 / Hole 16

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 4 Women's 2

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 376

Blue Tee 373

White Tee 358

Green Tee 344

Red Tee 342

Black Tee 296

Pro Tips

The dogleg left par 4, sixteenth is next. Players will need to take an extra club into the elevated green. There’s often a left-to-right wind up by the green coming off of Spring Lake.

# 17 / Hole 17

Par: 4

Handicaps:
Men's 18 Women's 14

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 402

Blue Tee 392

White Tee 286

Green Tee 275

Red Tee 273

Black Tee 273

Pro Tips

This par 4 features an incredibly demanding tee shot from the blue and gold tees. When the tees are set forward, it’s definitely a chance for late birdie.

# 18 / Hole 18

Par: 5

Handicaps:
Men's 6 Women's 4

Yardage by Tee:

Gold Tee 579

Blue Tee 556

White Tee 546

Green Tee 470

Red Tee 462

Black Tee 386

Pro Tips

The closing hole is a long dogleg right par 5. Players will want to avoid the fairway bunker on the right. A two-tiered green awaits and will reward an approach shot that lands on the correct level.