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May River Golf Club - Palmetto Bluff

477 Mt. Pelia Road, Bluffton, SC 29910

In 2005, the South Carolina Course Ratings Panel named Jack Nicklaus’ May River championship course “Best New Course” in South Carolina. With a striking layout, which meanders along the river and features fairways made of eco-friendly turf – is it really any wonder?

From beginner to advanced golfers, playing May River is a unique experience. Inviting fairways wind past centuries-old live oaks and gently undulating slopes challenge putting skills. Even the sand in the bunkers is unique; Nicklaus chose sand from Ohio as its angular grain adheres better to sloped surfaces and holds up to coastal weather.

Course details at a glance...

  • 18 holes
  • Designed by Jack Nicklaus
  • Private course
  • Built in 2004
  • Year round golf season
  • Open visitor policy
  • Tee times welcome
  • Driving range and putting green available
  • Additional golf services include golf professionals, rental clubs, rental carts, and pull carts

Par, Yardage & Course Ratings:

Tee Par Yardage Slope Ratings
Black 72 7171 141 75.6

32.204006, -80.884075