HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Hilton Head Golf Island - a collection of more than 20 of the Lowcountry's premier golf courses - announces a variety of value-driven stay-and-play packages available at a diverse selection of courses and lodging options for the ultimate summer vacation.
Hilton Head's warm southern sunshine and refreshing coastal breezes offer gorgeous weather prime for golf and family fun. The island is also home to a plethora of leisure and recreational activities to enjoy after 18 holes including deep sea fishing, boutique shopping, windsurfing and biking.
Ranked top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including "Best Courses" and "Best Value," Hilton Head Golf Island offers an array of exceptional golf course and accommodation options. Sample packages include:
• The Heritage Collection - Sand Traps and Body Wraps Package: Enjoy five nights at the newly renovated Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa and three rounds of golf at any of seven Heritage Collection courses. The package also includes daily breakfast and a spa treatment for two. Based on double occupancy, packages start at $215 per golfer, per night. Valid through July 27, 2013. For package and reservation information: 843.681.1706, www.HiltonHeadGolf.net
• The Sea Pines Resort - Stay-and-Play Villa Golf Package: Experience four nights in private villa accommodations and unlimited play with complimentary repeat rounds at Sea Pines' championship golf courses (Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye and Ocean Course). This value-packed offer also includes complimentary range balls, 10 percent pro shop discount on retail merchandise and 10 percent food and beverage discount at the resort's restaurants. Packages start at $150 per golfer, per night. Rate valid through August 23, 2013. For package and reservation information: 1.800.SEAPINES, www.SeaPinesGolf.com
• Palmetto Dunes - Oceanfront Resort Summer Stay-and-Play Package: Stay three nights and play up to three rounds at each of the resort's championship courses, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Arthur Hills and George Fazio. Enjoy air-conditioned carts, two hours of complimentary tennis court time (daily), preferred rates on all other resort activities as well as dining and merchandise discounts. Rates start at $143 per golfer, per night and include all taxes and resort fees. Valid through September 24, 2013. For package and reservation information: 877.567.6507, www.PalmettoDunes.com.
"These packages are ideal for those who want to enjoy the Lowcountry's top-rated beaches this summer and the thrill of playing golf on some of the country's most famed courses," says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. "Hilton Head has so much to offer and provides the perfect opportunity for a getaway with friends or family to experience it all."
As one of the nation's foremost golf meccas, the Lowcountry is the preferred vacation destination of golfers who seek a high-concentration of world-class quality courses, an unspoiled natural environment, beautiful resorts and inns and old-fashioned Southern hospitality. Each course on Hilton Head Island has its own set of unique characteristics and challenges to keep even the most skilled player motivated.
For additional information or to receive a golf vacation quote: www.HiltonHeadGolfIsland.com, 800.523.3373.
About Hilton Head Golf Island
Hilton Head Golf Island features more than 20 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 such vaunted architects as Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Arthur Hills 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.
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.
For additional information: www.HiltonHeadGolfIsland.com, 800.523.3373.
Glenn Gray (540.718.1731)
Jane Milbrandt (786.459.7794)