Great Deals on Lowcountry Getaways, More Direct Flights, and Pleasant Temperatures Await
(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) – Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) – a collection of premier resorts and courses in one of game’s true “dream” destinations – announces a wide selection of stay-and-play packages available through the winter.
With world-class courses, exceptional values, pleasant weather and direct flights from many cities, Hilton Head Island is a premier destination for winter golf escapes. GOLF Magazine’s inaugural “Golfers’ Choice Awards” recently tabbed “Golf Island” a “Top 10 Most Dreamed About U.S. Golf Destination,” and Golf Digest ranked HHGI in the top 10 in seven categories including “Best Courses” and “Best Weather.” Winter temperatures on Hilton Head Island are typically up to seven degrees warmer than other South Carolina coastal locales.
Among the packages offered:
Fripp Island “Ultimate Golf Getaway” – Valid through March 1, 2016, groups of 12 or more can enjoy a three-bedroom Fripp Island cottage and unlimited golf on Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort’s two courses – Ocean Point and Ocean Creek. From $119 per person/per night, the package encompasses complimentary range balls per 18 holes, a hat, and special pro shop and dining discounts. Subject to availability, all taxes and fees are included.
Palmetto Dunes “Birdies and Beer Getaway” – Guests enjoy four days/three nights in a two-bedroom villa at the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, and three rounds of golf on the resort’s championship courses: Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront, Arthur Hills and George Fazio. Starting at $135 per golfer/per night, the promotion features breakfast and beers via a resort gift card. Also in the package: two hours of court time per villa at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, range balls, dining and pro shop discounts, and preferred rates and priority access to all resort activities and amenities.
Old South “Par-3 Package" – Priced from $329 per person/per night and valid through March 13, 2016, the Par-3 Package offers accommodations and breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn, and three rounds at any combination of Old South Golf Links, The Country Club of Hilton Head, Oyster Reef Golf Club, Hampton Hall Golf Club, and the Arthur Hills or Fazio Courses at Palmetto Dunes. Call 843-837-2610 for more information or to reserve this package.
The Sea Pines Resort “Villa Golf Package” – This getaway features deluxe villa accommodations for three nights and three rounds of Pete Dye golf, including the famed Harbour Town Golf Links, site of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. Starting at $205 per person/per night based on four players, the package also comprises of complimentary warm-up bag of range balls, wireless Internet and use of The Sea Pines Resort Fitness Center. Green fees also are waived for afternoon replays on Heron Point (based on availability, cart fee applies).
The Heritage Golf Collection “Couple’s Great Escape Package” – Couples experience five nights in an ocean view room at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa and five rounds at The Heritage Golf Collection courses (Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, Shipyard, Palmetto Hall Plantation and Oyster Reef). Valid through February 2016, the offer encompasses breakfast daily, with each guest receiving a voucher to LagerHead Tavern and a one-hour massage at the Heavenly Spa by Westin. Starting at $215 per person/per night (based on double occupancy), taxes and fees are included.
“The winter packages offer outstanding opportunities for golfers to escape the cold and experience Hilton Head Golf Island at our lowest rates,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. “Golfers can play some outstanding layouts designed by the top names in course architecture, while also enjoying everything Hilton Head Island has to offer off the course.”
JetBlue Airways is currently running special non-stop flights from Boston (BOS) and New York City (JFK) to Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). Rates are as low as $59 for one-way travel on select dates through the end of March. Fourteen other destinations offer non-stop service to Savannah / Hilton Head including Chicago, Detroit, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.
For additional information about rates, restrictions and other package inclusions, or to receive a quote: www.hiltonheadgolfisland.com, 800.523.3373.
About Hilton Head Golf Island
Hilton Head Golf Island features more than 30 member courses on Hilton Head and Fripp Islands, as well as Bluffton, Beaufort and Jasper counties. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy Hilton Head’s Southern hospitality and world-class public and private designs sculpted by vaunted architects Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus and Robert Trent Jones.
Its territory encompasses many of the great golf courses and resorts of North America and is ranked top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including “Best Buddies Trip Destination,” “Best Accommodations,” “Best Couples Trip,” “Best Courses,” “Best Food and Drink,” “Best Weather” and “Best Value.” Home to the world-renowned Sea Pines Resort, the PGA TOUR makes its only South Carolina stop each April at Harbour Town Golf Links for the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.
The Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association, in conjunction with the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Visitor and Conventions Bureau and Chamber of Commerce, launched Hilton Head Golf Island to support the island’s thriving golf market through promotion of golf rounds and packages.