Press Release

The Heritage Golf Collection on HHI Reopens After Hurricane Matthew

Hilton Head Island, SC. – The Heritage Golf Collection on Hilton Head Island, a collection of Heritage Golf Group properties, announced today a schedule for re-opening the golf clubs, golf courses and restaurants. Hurricane Matthew, one of the largest Atlantic storms in nearly a decade, roared through the lowcountry on Saturday, October 7, 2016.

Most major damages from the storm have been repaired at the three award-winning golf resort-style properties; Oyster Reef Golf Club, Shipyard Golf Club and Port Royal Golf Club. After cleanup efforts on the golf course and removal of the debris, we are happy to announce the club is back in the swing of things and the golf courses and restaurants are scheduled to open as follows:

  • Shipyard Golf Club opened its Clipper Course (9 holes) on Thursday, October 27, 2016 becoming the first course ready to accept golfers on the island. The Club is scheduled to re-open its Galleon Course (9 holes) on November 1st to create an 18-hole option in combination with alongside the Clipper. The Brigantine Course (9 holes) is scheduled to re-open the week of November 8th. Brickyard Pub is now open from 7:30am to 6:00pm daily featuring low-country seasonal, menus with the freshest local ingredients. Brickyard Pub will resume regular hours of operation starting November 8th.
  • Clean up on Oyster Reef Golf Club has progressed swiftly with 9 holes scheduled to open on November 1st and the complete 18 holes to open by mid-November. LagerHead Tavern is now open daily from 11:00am – 6:00pm offering a limited menu. LagerHead Tavern will continue to offer special events throughout the week which will be posted on our Facebook page and website The restaurant will resume regular hours of operation once all 18 holes are operational.
  • Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club is preparing to once again host the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival on November 5 & 6. The Barony back 9 holes are scheduled to re-open November 8th and Robber’s Row (18 holes) is scheduled to open by mid-November. Robber’s Row Grille will open for lunch on Tuesday, November 8th and will offer a limited dinner menu Tuesday through Friday. The Port Royal Racquet Club is now open and will offer a limited number of courts.
  • “As a member of the Heritage Golf Group team here on Hilton Head Island I could not be more pleased and proud of our team’s progress to reopen our properties. Through all the personal challenges each of them have faced in their own recoveries they have dedicated their time to ensure we could reopen our doors for the tens of thousands of visitors returning to the Island,” said Rick Shoemaker Director of Operations for Hilton Head Island. “As part of the world-class destination Hilton Head Island community, we are thankful to see all our partners quickly reopening and we look forward to once again hosting residents and visitors alike at our premier facilities both on and off the golf course.”

    The Heritage Golf Collection on Hilton Head Island a features a variety of amenities including 10 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, golf shops and event/wedding venues (available for booking). Hilton Head Island offers an array of active lifestyle pursuits, all of which work up an appetite and enjoy a delicious meal at one of our three restaurants; LagerHead Tavern, Brickyard Pub, and Robber’s Row Grille.

    We would like to thank the Members & Guest for their patience and understanding during the re-opening process, for more information or for reservations call the reservation center from 7:00am to 6:00pm at (843) 681-1750 or visit


    For more information on Heritage Golf Group, please email [email protected]
    or call (858) 720-0694.
    Heritage Golf Group
    6005 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 160
    Carlsbad, CA 92011

About The Collection On Hilton Head Island

The Heritage Golf Collection ( features a group of three premier, resort-style golf clubs including five award-winning golf courses and 99 holes of golf on Hilton Head Island, SC. Owned and managed by Heritage Golf Group, The Heritage Golf Collection includes Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, Shipyard Golf Club, and Oyster Reef Golf Club. With a variety of resort amenities, “Stay & Play” packages and a private country club atmosphere, the Heritage Golf Collection on Hilton Head Island is the perfect choice for the perfect vacation.

About Heritage Golf Group

Heritage Golf Group (, established in 1999, is an innovative, industry leading hospitality company and owner/operator of premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties spanning Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Texas. Guided by the principle of evolving the private club and golf business experience to the highest level, each individual club’s amenities and operational systems are tailored to augment their one-of-a-kind assets. With a commitment to delivering memorable experiences to its members and guests, the company is constantly expanding their team of experts in operations, golf, culinary, lodging, fitness, agronomy and special events. Backed by the financial strength of Tower Three Partners, an operationally oriented private equity firm, Heritage Golf Group is uniquely poised to expand through the acquisition of a tightly focused and selective group of upscale clubs.

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