Golf News for Monday, June 23, 2014 | Resorts

South Carolina's Sea Pines Resort earns TripAdvisor 2014 Certificates of Excellence

HILTON HEAD, S.C. -- The Sea Pines Resort - Hilton Head's most celebrated leisure retreat - has been honored with multiple TripAdvisor 2014 Certificates of Excellence, solidifying its continued recognition as a world-class destination.

The awards celebrate hospitality excellence and are given only to establishments consistently achieving outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. In addition to the coveted award bestowed on the resort, The Sea Pines Resort also received a Certificate of Excellence for Harbour Town Golf Links and The Inn at Harbour Town.

To qualify for the prestigious TripAdvisor accolade from the world's largest travel website, hospitality establishments must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five. The reviews are from actual travelers' personal experiences.

"We are delighted to be in the upper echelon of resorts listed on this respected customer-driven travel site," says John Munro, Vice President of Hospitality, Sales and Marketing. "These awards are based on unbiased reviews from our guests and are a testament to our continual commitment to providing extraordinary customer care."

The Sea Pines Resort is also one of Conde Nast's "Top 150 Resorts" in the world, and additionally received Celebrated Living's prestigious "Platinum List" for the third consecutive year. The Inn at Harbour Town - the acclaimed 60-room boutique hotel - has received Four Diamonds and Four Stars from AAA and Forbes, respectively.

For resort information: www.seapines.com, 866.561.8802.

About The Sea Pines Resort
One of the true crown jewels of American golf, The Sea Pines Resort is 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.

In addition to 54 holes of pure Lowcountry golf, Sea Pines features 23 clay tennis courts, Eco-Adventures, water sports, fine and casual dining, 14 miles of bike and walking trails, horseback riding and five miles of unspoiled beaches. Guests choose from an array of accommodations, including 300 villas, 100 rental homes and the luxurious 60-room Inn at Harbour Town, a AAA Four Diamond, Forbes Four-Star boutique hotel and Preferred Hotel Group member.

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