Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Retired world-renowned oncologist, oldest Haig Point resident enjoying island life

        Dr. Barth Hoogstraten   “It’s hard to be humble when you’re Dutch.” So says the bumper sticker on the front of one of many individually owned golf carts that roll around Daufuskie Island, where cars are not allowed, save for mainten ...

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  • Fans Vote Watson PGA Tour's Top Player for April

    Master champion Bubba Watson wasn’t in the Wells Fargo Championship last week at Quail Hollow. You won’t see him in the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass this week, either. After finishing tied for 18th place in the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on April 29, Watson has decided to take it easy in the month of May. ...

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  • International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) Sanctuary Open

    The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) Sanctuary Open – a two-day, 36-hole event at Sanctuary Golf Club on Cat Island – features the top junior golfers from the Southeast. The tournament is open to players aged 9-19 in three divisions: Boys 15-19, Boys Under-14 and Girls Under-19. ...

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  • IJGT Kentwool Socks Open at Oyster Reef

    The KENTWOOL Socks Open at Oyster Reef Golf Club—a two-day, 36-hole event on Hilton Head Island, S.C.—features the top junior golfers from the Southeast. The tournament is open to players aged 9-19 in three divisions: Boys 15-19, Boys Under-14 and Girls Under-19. ...

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  • Smith Wins Title in Playoff; Schart Secures Victory in Girls Division

    Durham, N.C. (April 1, 2012) – A talented field of junior golfers gathered in Durham, N.C. to compete in the 36-hole International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) College Classic at Duke University. The tournament was played at Duke Golf Club, which has hosted numerous college events including the 2001 Men’s NCAA Championship. Rain on Saturday made sco ...

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  • First FCA Golf Champions Tour Pro-Am

    Champions Tour golfers Andy Bean, Fred Funk, Larry Mize, Larry Nelson, Loren Roberts and Scott Simpson, among others, will play in the first Fellowship of Christian Athletes Golf Champions Tour Pro-Am, April 22-23 at Wexford Plantation. The tournament’s timing takes advantage of the golfers’ presence in the area, as it comes on the heels of the ...

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  • 2012 Legends of Golf Tournament Marks a Decade in Savannah

    When the RBC Heritage ends on April 15, pack up your folding chair and head to Savannah for the 35th year of the Champions Tour Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf, April 16-22, at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. This year marks the event’s 10th year on the par-72 championship course designed by Robert Cupp and Sam Snead. ...

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  • New Discovery Tour for Kids 8-12

    Dongjin Park Photo courtesy of the Junior Sports Corporation The Hilton Head Island-based International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) and Junior Sports Corporation recently announced the creation of the Discovery Tour, a competitive circuit meant to give golfers ages 8-12 some tourna ...

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  • USC Welcomes Competitors at Inaugural Intercollegiate

    L to R: Suzie Lee, Amanda Sträng, Justine Dreher, Katie Burnett Photo by Willie J. Rice Photography Long Cove Club hosted the inaugural Darius Rucker Intercollegiate, a partnership between Darius Rucker, USC and Long Cove, on March 3-4. Despite rains that halt ...

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  • eGolf Tour Opens Third Season on Hilton Head

    Chris Epperson Photo courtesy of eGolf Professional Tour The eGolf Professional Tour opened its season with back-to-back tournaments in February: The Palmetto Hall Championship Presented by Westin Hilton Head Island, Feb. 15-18, and the Oldfield Open, Feb. 22-25, co-h ...

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