If you love golf, and looking for something fresh, then you should definitely try Old South Golf Links Golf Course. Located in the Hilton Head area, Bluffton, South Carolina, Old South Golf Links is truly an amazing course.
You ask why?
Opened in October 1991, the Clyde Johnston-designed course is touted as a favorite by the residents of Hilton Head area. The course delivers wholesome Southern experience, thanks to its towering oaks, abundant wildlife, and breath-taking views of the marshes lining up the Intracoastal waterways.
Now lets get into the details, about why you need head south to Hilton Head and rent a set of golf clubs from ClubHub.
Location and Direction
Old South Golf Links’ address is 50 Buckingham Plantation Dr, Bluffton, SC 29910; just before the bridge to Hilton Head Island.
To get there from Interstate 95, take Exit 8 onto Rt. 278. Drive about 15 miles to the junction at Buckingham Plantation Dr. Then, turn right and drive one and a half-mile to Old South Golf Links on your left.
A Perfect Balance between Man and Nature
This par 72 course prides itself on delivering a pure Southern experience. Through preserving the natural magnificence of Bluffton area, Old South’s architect managed to introduce various design features that make it an intelligent golfer’s course. As you play Old South Golf Links, your experience and golfing ability notwithstanding, you will definitely appreciate the architect’s fine balance of nature and man.
Awe-inspiring Views and Scottish Style Terrain
Old South Golf Links features all the dramatic wherewithal that golf on Hilton Head is known for, including:
- Three island greens
- Marsh front holes
- Undulating Scottish-style terrain
- Impressive views of the inter-coastal waterway
Next time you think of a golfing vacation, think of a Hilton Head and marvel at the Old South Golf Links’ rolling terrain, which will not only inspire you with its magnificence, but also thrill you with its challenge.
How About Some Southern Hospitality?
Locals enjoy the 370-yard par four 7th, playing to an island fairway, and then to an island green. Island green is narrow and undulant and guarded by bunkers both in front and in back.
However, it is the 397-yard par four 6th that is stroke index one. The 160-yard par three 8th is the shortest hole on this course, whereas the easiest hole is most likely the 185 yard par three 11th. The two holes present lots of chances for a birdie. The 417-yard par four 16th is the signature hole, calling for a shot over water to island green. There is a driving range, putting green available, as well as an onsite teaching pro.
Old South Golf Links is undoubtedly a wonderful golf course. It is a must play for any golfer who visits the Hilton Head area.