The King and Prince:

Creative Routing, Beautiful Views and Plenty of Challenge

St. Simon’s Island is filled with a fine collection of golf courses from exclusive private to major resorts to public play facilities. The northern reaches of this barrier island are home to a Joe Lee marvel, The King and Prince Golf Club; Home of The Hampton Club. Built by the owners of the memorable, historic, seaside resort property, the layout presents a heavily treed routing gently rolling around ponds and tide marshes. The signature island holes, built on hammocks forming tees and green-sites, you won’t soon forget. These holes are framed by the lush marsh grasses and give great views of the Intracoastal and the seabirds of the marshes. The course challenges you off the tee with tall trees framing most holes and forcing you to place the ball in the right spot to avoid being blocked out or having to hit your second from the jungle. Superbly conditioned greens make this a fun, challenging layout, sure to be a highlight on any Golden Isles golf trip.

Course Stats:

Par 72, 4929 – 6462 yards; 69.4 – 71.7 rating; 121 – 140 slope
Daily Fee access and for members and guests of The King and Prince Resort 


St. Simon’s Island, Georgia


Editor's Shot Makers Picks:

Hole 9   Hole 10   Hole 14   Hole 17  
Par 4 HCP 5 Par 4 HCP 6 Par 5 HCP 14 Par 4 HCP 8
Green 312 Green 204 Green 381 Green 304
Violet 312 Violet 300 Violet 409 Violet 350
White 325 White 328 White 414 White 359
Blue 384 Blue 366 Blue 443 Blue 398
Black 386 Black 388 Black 456 Black 419


Description:  The final hole on the front side gives you the most generous landing area for your tee shot, however the question mark shaped dogleg left forces you to carry the large lake twice on your way to your destination. Number 10 repeats the challenge off the tee with a substantial forced carry over the lake to an uphill fairway. The well protected, elevated  green can’t be missed right. A great risk / reward hole, Par 5 Number 14, may not have driver as the best option off the tee. With water reachable to the long hitter through the fairway and marshes left, placement is key to success. The 17th is a beast of a Par 4, a dogleg right to a raised green guarded by a massive oak short left. Par here is a feat.   


The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort   

201 Arnold Road,
St. Simons Island, Georgia,


(877) 724-3170

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