Golf News for Friday, March 30, 2012 | Travel

Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina offers RBC Heritage package

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The Sea Pines Resort -- Hilton Head's most distinguished retreat - announces the "RBC Heritage Experience Package" featuring the conditions and atmosphere of the acclaimed TOUR event held on Harbour Town Golf Links, April 12 - 15.

Harbour Town Golf Links was just ranked No. 2 in Golf World's survey of TOUR players naming their "Top 10 PGA TOUR Courses." Additionally, the acclaimed Lowcountry destination is fresh off receiving a "Gold Medal" in GOLF Magazine's 2012-13 edition of "Premier Resorts."

The RBC Heritage Experience Package (www.seapines.com/PGATOUR) starts at $1210 for two days (one golfer per room) during high seasons (March 18 - May 20, Sept. 24 - Nov. 3). Low season (May 21 - Sept. 23, Nov. 26 - March 17) rates begin at $1080 for two days (per golfer, per room). There is no fee for additional guests. The offer allows golfers to walk in the footsteps of the legends of the game and includes:

- Two nights' accommodations at the Inn at Harbour Town
- One round of golf on Harbour Town Golf Links w/ walking caddie
- Breakfast each morning
- Lunch during golf round
- Practice area with customized name plate / complimentary range balls
- One-hour of professional instruction prior to round
- First-tee introduction
- VIP locker room privileges

"Our RBC Heritage Experience Package provides a true 'inside the ropes' PGA TOUR feel for our guests," says Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports Division. "The RBC Heritage is our pinnacle event and now golfers can test their skills and nerve against Harbour Town and the genius of Pete Dye while staying at one of the premier resort hotels in the world."

The package additionally features a 10 percent pro shop discount on retail merchandise, 10 percent food and beverage discount at all Sea Pines restaurants, free wireless internet and complimentary use of The Fitness Center. An assortment of Harbour Town Golf Links branded gifts are also provided: sleeve of golf balls; tees; sunscreen; chapstick; visor or hat; golf shirt; golf towel; ball marker with divot tool; locker room plaque and desktop mount; caddie bib; bag tag; Harbour Town Golf Links yardage book; and commemorative Pete Dye coffee table book.

Sea Pines also showcases two other championship layouts. Heron Point by Pete Dye is a shot-makers' layout that demands the same level of precision and strategy as Harbour Town. The august Ocean Course - the island's first -- is routed through wetlands, meanders through thick strands of Live Oaks, and boasts an oceanfront hole set against a dune ridge.

To book the RBC Heritage Experience stay-and-play package visit: www.seapines.com/PGATOUR. For more information about the legendary destination and its wide-variety of additional golf packages: www.seapines.com, 866.561.8802.

About Sea Pines Resort
One of the true crown jewels of America golf, The Sea Pines Resort if home to legendary Harbour Town Golf Links (home of the PGA TOUR's RBC Heritage) designed by Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus, Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the Ocean Course. The resort's best-in-class collection of golf courses, amenities, meeting facilities and accommodations makes Sea Pines one of the most sought-after leisure and group destinations in America.

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