(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) — The Sea Pines Resort — Hilton Head’s most celebrated golf and leisure retreat announces its Plantation Golf Club has been named New Clubhouse of the Year by Golf Inc. magazine.

For more than 20 years, Golf Inc. has annually honored the best clubhouse projects. Candidates are separated into two categories: new construction and renovation. Nine projects earned scores high enough to be honored in the 2015 Clubhouse of the Year feature. The selection of the Plantation Golf Club as the winner was announced in the just-released May / June issue.

The 23,000-square-foot facility services the resorts Heron Point by Pete Dye and Ocean Course. Its amenities include an expansive pro shop; Live Oak bar and grill featuring Lowcountry cuisine; 2,000 square feet of event space; and spacious mens and womens locker rooms. It is also home to the resorts premier Golf Learning Center, directed by acclaimed golf instructor Tim Cooke.

Our world-class Plantation Golf Club significantly enhances the overall golf experience for our members and guests, says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations. Were honored to be named New Clubhouse of the Year as we continually strive to remain at the pinnacle of top resort destinations.

Two additional ventures have been recently completed at The Sea Pines Resort. The new 55,000-square-foot multi-use Harbour Town Clubhouse opened just prior to this years PGA TOUR RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. Last September, the spectacular new 25,000-square-foot Sea Pines Beach Club was unveiled. Featuring year-round enjoyment for guests and property owners, it houses an array of family-friendly amenities including dining, retail and special event space.

The resorts myriad activities includes 54 holes of exceptional golf, tennis with 21 clay courts, five miles of sweeping Atlantic seascapes, and 15 miles of leisure paths for biking and hiking. Nearby Harbour Town Yacht Basin is ideal for sightseeing as well as featuring superb dining and shopping options.

For more information: www.seapines.com, 866.561.8802.

About The Sea Pines Resort

Situated on the southernmost tip of Hilton Head Island, the legendary Lowcountry destination features five miles of unspoiled beaches, 21 clay tennis courts, 14 miles of bike and walking trails, horseback riding, Eco-Adventures, water sports, and the 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve filled with wildflowers, wetlands and more than 130 species of birds. As the first Eco-planned destination in the U.S., The Sea Pines Resort has become the blueprint for numerous beach developments around the country.

One of the crown jewels in the world of golf, The Sea Pines Resort is home to Pete Dyes classic Harbour Town Golf Links (home of the PGA TOURs RBC Heritage) Heron Point by Pete Dye, and the Ocean Course. The property has recently gone through extensive redevelopment with its Sea Pines Beach Club and Plantation Golf Club both opening in 2014. The new 26,000-square-foot Harbour Town Clubhouse opened in March.

Guests may choose from an array of accommodations, including 300 villas, 100 rental homes and the luxurious 60-room Inn at Harbour Town, a Forbes Four-Star boutique hotel and Preferred Hotel Group member. The resorts best-in-class collection of golf courses, amenities, meeting facilities and accommodations makes Sea Pines one of the most sought-after leisure and group destinations in America.