Golf is one of America’s favorite pastimes, whether one is on vacation or simply taking an afternoon off from work. And if you want to tee off while vacationing on St. Simons Island, you’re in luck. There are a grand total of eight courses to choose from, each offering its own unique experience. Whether you want to live on a course or just play on one, you have plenty of options on St. Simons Island.
One of the best courses is Sea Island Golf Club, which has a #4 ranking out of the best 75 golf resorts in the entire United States. There are three courses to choose from, all exceptionally laid out and challenging in its own way and each with beautiful scenery as a backdrop. If you’re looking to live and golf in the same place, try Frederica. The course itself runs through marshes, wetlands, and groves of ancient oaks, providing you with the best coastal views possible. Frederica is designed for any level of golfer, from beginner to pro. If you desire to golf while staying only for a short time, The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort should be your destination. This course has been mentioned in several local and national publications since its opening in 1989. The 18-hole course follows lakes and lagoons; it is bordered by oak trees, the coastal south’s classic tree. Several packages are available, so it’s easy to plan your ultimate golf getaway at The King and Prince. Finally, the Sea Palms Resort offers you 27 holes of golf, perfect for business getaways as there is also a conference center on site. If you’re caught up in meetings all day, play a shorter, 9-hole game on the West course, which offers more water features, a desirable trait for most golfers.
Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned player, you’ll have plenty of courses to choose from. Play a round of golf on St. Simons Island and feel your worries and troubles melt away.