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Getting To Know: Port Royal Golf Club Robber's Row

An Insightful Interview With Jeremy Cadorette, Golf Operations Manager

By Brian Weis


Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Jeremy Cadorette who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
Robber's Row was originally designed by George Cobb, who designed the Barony Course at the Club, and opened in 1967. In 1994, Pete Dye made renovations to the course. The Robber's Row course lies on Civil War grounds and even features markers noting different historical events that are relevant to the area. Lovely oak trees and magnolias give the course beauty and character.

If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
Robber's Row stands out among the great courses on Hilton Head Island for three reasons: The course's architecture, a close brush with Civil War history, and excellent service. You won't hit the same shot twice and you'll have to think your way around all 18 holes.

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
Robber's Row golf course is diverse. There is no pattern to the holes and no consistency in length, so take each hole as it comes. What that means is standing on the tee, surveying the hole and formulating a plan. Rarely does that mean grabbing the driver and blasting away.

Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
Robber's Row stands out among the great courses on Hilton Head Island for three reasons: The course's architecture, a close brush with Civil War history, and excellent service.

What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
This would be the 18th hole. It is a tricky par 5 with a huge dog leg right and a green heavenly guarded by water and sand. As you are approaching the green there is a great photo opportunity of our beautiful Clubhouse.

What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
The 15th hole. It's a reachable par 5 that offers a birdie opportunity. There is a beautiful marsh view from the tee box. A drive down the left side or center of the fairway is ideal. You can miss right, but you will be blocked by large oak trees.

Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
Our Chef always has some great daily specials. Some other great menu items are the Elvis Fried Chicken Salad, Heritage Burger and the Grilled Asparagus Sandwich.

Back Tee Stats
Par: 72
Yardage: 6657
Slope: 133
Rating: 73.0

More Information
Port Royal Golf Club
Robber's Row 10 Clubhouse Drive
Hilton Head, SC, 29928
843-681-1750
www.hiltonheadgolf.net



 

Revised: 06/12/2013 - Article Viewed 20,081 Times - View Golf Course Profile


Written By: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.


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