Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Schlottman Earns Comeback Victory

    The Port Royal Plantation Barony Course played host once again for the annual 36-hole International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) Family Weekend event.  Numerous family members flew in from across the globe to watch the tournament action and take part in event festivities. Among those festivities were a Last Man Standing putting competition (wo ...

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  • Five Former Major Winners Commit to Play in RBC Heritage

    Five past winners of PGA TOUR majors have committed to play in the 2012 RBC Heritage April 9-15 over the Harbour Town Golf Links. Ernie Els, John Daly, Padraig Harrington, Justin Leonard and Lee Janzen will all be competing in the 44th annual event now sponsored by RBC and Presented by Boeing. They will be joined by former Heritage winners, including defe ...

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  • Haig Point's Rees Jones Signature Course

    Haig Point's Rees Jones Signature Course is unique to the world of golf. The architect of the original course in 1986, Jones had the opportunity to return to Haig Point in 2007 for a restoration that would maintain the course's legacy as one of the greats. Haig Point's stunning course has appeared multiple times in Golf Digest's "America's 100 G ...

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  • Hilton Head Local Player Wins

    Hopefully, you have heard the news that on Sunday, Kyle Stanley won the PGA Phoenix Open, overcoming an eight-stroke deficit to win in dramatic fashion. This was Kyle's 1st win on the PGA Tour and it qualifies him for the 2012 Masters. Kyle closed with a bogey-free 6-under 65, after holing a 4-foot par putt on the par-4 18th to finish 15-under 269.&n ...

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  • Zachary Martin Tames Eagle's Pointe Lydia Gumm Impressive in Victory

    The Davis Love III designed Eagle's Pointe Golf Club was the battle grounds for many of the top junior golfers in the nation this weekend at the Winter Shootout at Eagle's Pointe, the 36-hole International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) Event.  The competition was heated all weekend long and many of the division races came down to the last 9 holes. De ...

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  • Exclusive Interview with Davis Love III

    In an exclusive interview for Golfer’s Guide, Davis Love III talks about the Heritage Classic, his own Sea Island tournament, golf course architecture, the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah and his new Ryder Cup job.. Brad King: As a five-time Heritage Classic champion at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head, you are now hosting a tournament [Th ...

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  • Hilton Head is Seeing Green

    Hilton Head Island is known and revered around the world as a resort destination that has preserved its natural beauty through thoughtful stewardship. Residents and visitors alike are well-acquainted with the Island’s effort to protect nesting sea turtles and century-old live oaks, to renourish its postcard- perfect beaches, and to provide p ...

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  • Home Course Advantage

    It all starts with the land,” said Belfair General Manager David Porter. “Our developers acquired a site with great natural beauty, then brought in Tom Fazio, who built two amazing golf courses here.” Fazio designed both the East and West Courses at Belfair in Bluffton, as well as Cotton Dike for Beaufort’s Dataw Island Club, ...

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  • Kiawah Calls the PGA and You

    Remember the drama of the 1991 Ryder Cup? Well, a whole new generation of the game’s elite will take to the stage this time in the first Big Four major championship ever played in South Carolina. Joining the gallery or watching the tournament on TV this summer will be exciting, but here’s an even better idea: Take advantage of Kiawah&rs ...

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  • Heritage Begins Search for New Title Sponsor

    The PGA Tour and Heritage Classic Foundation, host organization for the Verizon Heritage, have jointly announced that Verizon will not renew as the tournament’s title sponsor after the current contract expires following the 2010 event, and that they will immediately begin the search for a new sponsor. "The Heritage is a well-run, terrific eve ...

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