Let’s take a break from all of this pre-holiday madness and take a quiz.
Q: What South Carolina resort boasts not only a AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Four Star Hotel that is located right next to the beautiful Harbour Town Golf Links?
A: Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island
Q: What island off the coast of South Carolina is ranked in the top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including “”Best Courses” and “Best Weather?”
A: Hilton Head island
Q: What South Carolina resort offers courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Arthur Hills and George Fazio?
A: Palmetto Dunes on Hilton Head Island
Q: At what destination in the Southeast will you find world-class quality courses, an unspoiled natural environment, beautiful resorts and inns, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality- all less than an hour from the easy to navigate Savannah International Airport?
A: Hilton Head Island
Q: Where will you find some of the best winter golf “Stay and Play” packages when it comes to affordability, dozens of great restaurants to try, and is one of the most family friendly destinations in the country?
A: Hilton Head Island
How did you do?
The answer is easy when golfers inquire about a great golf “Stay and Play” this winter in the Southeast. Just like the answers were easy on this quiz.
“Hilton Head offers pleasant and playable weather year-round,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. “These stay-and-play packages from the area’s finest resorts and courses are the perfect opportunity to plan an escape from frigid temperatures and enjoy everything the Lowcountry has to offer.”
There are an assortment of packages available to choose from, so you can enjoy one of the golf capitals of the U.S. this winter.
Sea Pines Resort – “Inn at Harbour Town Golf Package:”
Experience three nights at the Inn at Harbour Town — a AAA Four Diamond inn and Hilton Head’s only Forbes Four Star Hotel — and play Sea Pines’ championship golf courses (Harbour Town Golf Links, Heron Point by Pete Dye and Ocean Course) with complimentary afternoon replays on Heron Point and Ocean Course. Package also includes range balls, one breakfast per golfer, 10 percent dining discounts at the resort’s restaurants and pro shop, and use of the Sea Pines Fitness Center. Prices start at an affordable $296 per golfer, per night. Valid through March 1, 2014. For package and reservation information: 800-SEAPINES, www.SeaPinesGolf.com.
Palmetto Dunes – “Winter Stay-and-Play:”
You can 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 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 $117 per golfer, per night and include all taxes and resort fees. Valid through March 5, 2014. For package and reservation information: 877.567.6512, www.PalmettoDunes.com.
The Heritage Collection – “Beaches to Bunkers:”
Enjoy oceanfront accommodations at The Beach House, one round of golf at any of the seven Heritage Collection courses and daily breakfast. Based on double occupancy, rates start at $99 per golfer, per night. Valid through February 28, 2014. For package and reservation information: 843.681.1706, www.HiltonHeadGolf.net.
Old South Golf Links – “Winter Escape Package:”
Just over the bridge in the charming mainland town of Bluffton is the acclaimed Old South Golf Links. Package includes two nights at the Hilton Garden Inn and three rounds of golf including one round each at Old South Golf Links, Hampton Hall Golf Club and the Country Club of Hilton Head. Golfers also enjoy one lunch at Old South Restaurant. Starting at $295 per person, price includes sales and accommodations tax. Valid through March 23, 2014. For package and reservation information: 843.837.2610, www.oldsouthgolf.com.
There is never s bad time to leave reality and visit Hilton Head.
Hurry before I give you another quiz.
Check out all the info at www.HiltonHeadGolfIsland.com.
Rick Limpert is an Atlanta-based writer who covers events, sports, technology and travel. You can follow him on Twitter at @RickRoswell.