On-Island Resorts Offer Golfers Special Prices on Lowcountry Getaways
(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) – Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) – the International Association of Golf Tour Operators’ Golf Destination of the Year for North America for 2016 – announces a wide selection of stayand-play packages available throughout the late spring and early summer.
Boasting outstanding courses, exceptional value, pleasant weather and direct flights from major cities, Hilton Head Island remains a highly regarded golf destination. In addition to the IAGTO honor, Hilton Head Island has received accolades this year from Golfweek, Golf Advisor and the South Carolina Golf Course Rating Panel.
A selection of packages offered at www. hiltonheadgolfisland.com:
Heritage Golf Collection Family Fun in the Sun – Starting at $450 per person (based on a family of four), this package is comprised of seven nights’ accommodations in a resort view villa and a round of golf per person at Shipyard Golf Club or Port Royal Golf Club. A round of Foot Golf per person at Port Royal also is offered (carts not included), along with dinner vouchers for four and a Heritage Golf Collection VIP discount card. Subject to availability of accommodations, the package includes all taxes and fees.
Palmetto Dunes “Birdies and Beer Getaway” – Features four days/three nights in a two-bedroom villa at the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, and three rounds of golf on the resort’s three championship layouts: Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront, Arthur Hills and George Fazio. Starting at $165 per golfer/per night, the promotion includes breakfast and beers via a resort gift card. Also included are range balls, dining and pro shop discounts, two hours of court time per day per villa at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center, and preferred rates and priority access to all resort activities and amenities.
The Sea Pines Resort “Villa Golf Package” – Guests enjoy private villa accommodations for four nights and a round of golf at Harbour Town Golf Links and Heron Point by Pete Dye, with complimentary green fees for afternoon replays on Heron Point based on availability (cart fees apply). Starting at $174 per person, this offer also includes a warm-up bag of range balls per round, and complimentary wireless internet and use of The Sea Pines Resort Fitness Center.
“These packages are ideal for everyone coming to Hilton Head Island – from golf getaways groups to families embracing the sport’s values,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. “The late spring and early summer mark a great time to experience what this great destination has to offer.”
Getting to Hilton Head Island is easier than ever from East Coast and Midwest population centers. JetBlue Airways operates non-stop flights from Boston and New York City to Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). Allegiant Air also flies non-stop into Savannah / Hilton Head from Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and other cities. Fourteen other locales offer non-stop service to SAV 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.
The Arizona Golf Association will provide Rules Officials for all five of the Tour events.
“Shelby Futch is one of the most respected names in the world of golf and Antigua is excited to join the Scottsdale Golf Group in this new player development tour. To continue to grow the game of golf and offer players fairways and greens to better their games is essential for the future of the sport,” said Ronald A. McPherson, President & CEO of Antigua.
For more information on the Antigua Player Development Tour, call (800) 472-5007. A Tour website – www. antiguaplayerstour.com is in development and should be active very soon.