The Golden Bear Golf Course Hilton Head

The Golden Bear Golf Club is a premier Hilton Head golf club that boasts 18 holes of world-class championship golf.

A Nicklaus-Designed Masterpiece

Exclusively designed by Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear golf course features a top-rated layout, and has quickly garnered a reputation of being one of the most beautiful and challenging courses on an island full of top-flight designs. Ever-present water and sand keep play interesting, but never penalizing.

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Golfers will find that our course puts a premium on strategy and finesse, rather than sheer power.

  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6,643
  • Slope: 128
  • Designer: Nicklaus

We offer a variety of golf services. Check with the pro shop to find out more.


Our golf pros offer private and group lessons.


  • 30-minute session: $40
  • 1-hour session: $65

Playing lesson  

  • One hour session: $75
  • Rate includes green fees  

Lesson series  

  • Three 1/2 hour lessons: $100
  • Four one-hour lessons: $160

Juniors (17 and younger)  

  • 1/2 hour session: $30


For information on any of our groups or to find out how to join one or more of our fun associations, please stop in or call the pro shop.

  • Beginners Program
  • Family Program
  • Mixed Program
  • Juniors Program
  • Men's Program
  • Women's Program


Your leagues provide some of the most exciting golf tournaments around. Here, you’ll play challenging rounds, meet fellow Members and, with any luck, win some great prizes.

Winding its way through a gorgeous landscape of towering oaks and pines, the Golden Bear golf course is a fitting complement to the prestigious Hilton Head residential community of Indigo Run. Named one of “America's Top 100 Courses Priced Under $100” by Travel and Leisure magazine, each unique hole on the Golden Bear golf course rewards strategy and finesse. Come see for yourself why Golden Bear is a true standout among Hilton Head’s best courses!

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