Enjoy amazing golf AND the beach with a well timed visit to Tybee Island this Fall. Cool weather, less crowds, better prices, amazing golf courses… It’s a bit of a local Georgia secret how perfect this time of year really is, especially for golf! Although there are no courses directly on the island there are a number of acclaimed golf courses near Tybee Island and only a short drive away. Experience a variety of Savannah area golf courses by hitting the greens during the enjoyable sunny days and retreat afterwards to quiet & relaxing Tybee Island for beautiful beachfront accommodations, plus access to fabulous local cuisine & popular historic sites. When you aren’t playing golf, venture out onto the beach, stroll the Tybee beachfront, listen to the waves, take time and truly enjoy the things that make Tybee Island so special during the Fall.
Check out our top four picks for golf when staying on Tybee Island this fall.
Bacon Park – This is a 27 hole facility that dates back to 1926 where it originally had 72 holes designed by renowned golf architect Donald Ross. This course was renovated in 2014 to restore Bacon Park’s original layout envisioned by Donald. Currently, they have the Donald Ross Course which is 18 holes, and the Legends Course that is 9 holes. They also have a full practice facility that includes a driving range and two large practice greens for putting and chipping. Open from 7 am until sunset seven days a week.
Wilmington Island Club – Is home to 6,715 yard, 18 holes, par 71 course and is a Donald Ross designed championship course. Additionally, they have a grass tee driving range with measured targets, a short game practice area with a sand bunker, and chipping/putting greens.
The Club at Savannah Harbor – Former home to the PGA TOUR’s Champions Tour and the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf Championship. This 18 hole course resides between the banks of the Savannah and Back Rivers within the splendid Georgia Low Country. Designed by renowned architect Robert Cupp in conjunction with the legendary “Slammin’ Sammy” Snead. They were also recognized by GOLFWEEK as one of the “Best Courses You Can Play in Georgia”2020.
Crosswinds Golf Club – This is a great golf course for all levels as there are no homes surrounding this course and a choice of five different tee combinations to accommodate a wide variety of skill sets. Whether you are a newcomer, a recreational golfer or a well-seasoned golfer that needs a bit of a challenge this unique par 72 that features five par 5’s and five par 3’s has something for everyone.
If you want to golf in Savannah, GA this Fall, we highly recommend you consider staying with us on Tybee Island for your visit. Enjoy your favorite golf, but escape the hustle and bustle of the city, check out our perfectly located golf getaway properties that keep you closest to the fresh-cut golf course grass but offer the additional appeal of a secluded beach destination.
Need different accommodations? All of our rentals are a reasonable drive from Savannah, so you can literally stay anywhere on Tybee Island for your golf vacation.