When asked what your idea of a perfect day is, do you espouse the glories of one spent humming along the paths of a golf course, surrounded by emerald green grass, mature trees, and scenic, yet annoying water hazards as you hit a tiny white and dimpled ball, aiming for a small hole off in the distance? Do you dream of that elusive hole-in-one, or have nightmares about missing every single shot as your boss is watching? And finally, no matter how loudly you curse, yell, or groan, do you still believe that the worst day on a golf course is far better than the best day spent at work? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, here’s a list of the top St. Simons Island golf courses to ensure your vacation is the best yet!
Sea Palms Golf Club, 5445 Frederica Road
Life on the course of Sea Palms golf club is a genteel one, filled with rolling green hills, fast greens, and views that may distract you from the goal of the day: lowering your handicap!
Retreat Golf Course, 100 Kings Way on St. Simons Island
Redesigned by local favorite, Davis Love III and his brother Mark, this special St. Simons Island golf course is loved the world over. Quick greens, challenging obstacles, and a friendly clubhouse serving good food and refreshing beverages makes this course one that should not be skipped.
Pine Lakes Course, Jekyll Island
You’re this close, so why not wander over the bridge to the Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island during your St. Simons Island golf vacation? This is one of the best golf courses in St. Simons Island GA for beginners. Designed by Clyde Johnson to be family friendly, the novice players in your family won’t be intimidated when they spend a day on this course!
The King & Prince Golf Resort, 100 Tabbystone
Salt marshes, majestic trees, and a scenic lake are just some of the reasons this course is popular for golfers of all skill levels. Fast greens and challenging obstacles are also reasons why the clubhouse at the end of the game is so popular as well; we never said the game was easy, but once you’re hooked, it becomes a lifetime obsession!
Heritage Oaks Country Club, 126 Clipper Bay Road, Brunswick
Scotland is the home of the origins of golf, and this Scottish-style course allows you to feel as if you have just played a round where it all began. Located just across the bridge in Brunswick, this semi-private club is a Love designed Fred Couples signature course known for offering the total golf experience to all players.
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As the sun sets on another day in paradise, you can retreat to your SSI Rentals vacation escape to regale your family with tales of your golf prowess—reserve yours today!