Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Rose Hill Rediscovered

    Classic Hilton Head Golf Course Returns After Being Left for Dead  BLUFFTON - Unless you made it a point to avert your eyes, there was no way to avoid the sign positioned at the entrance to once functional Rose Hill Golf Club proclaiming the course's intention of re-opening Labor Day weekend. Wishful thinking you thought, even though you' ...

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  • A New Look for Shipyard

    Shipyard Golf Club First in South Carolina to Feature Diamond Zoysia Greens Labor Day weekend, typically celebrated as the symbolic end of summer, marked a new beginning for Shipyard Golf Club, as the 27-hole facility unveiled the results of a course makeover that included new bunkers and a green surface previously unexplored in the state of South Carolin ...

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  • Harbour Town, Heron Point Honored by Golf Magazine

    It was a pleasant though not an unexpected surprise when Harbour Town Golf Links, the keystone golf course at The Sea Pines Resort and home of the popular PGA Tour event, Verizon Heritage, moved up from No. 15 to No. 14 in the national rankings of Golf Magazine's "Top 100 Best Courses You Can Play," published in the magazine's September 2008 issu ...

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  • Hank Haney Academy finds home at Bluffton's Pinecrest

    Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy has reached an agreement with Pinecrest Golf Club in Bluffton, SC making Pinecrest the exclusive golf training facility for the Academy.  According to Hank Haney IJGA CEO Mark Gonsalves, “we are excited to consolidate our golf training at Pinecrest and see our students enjoy the many benefits of the m ...

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  • ASGCA Architects work to address problems of the pace of play

    Pace of play is an issue often discussed at the player level. But, members of the American Society of Golf Course Architects are also addressing this at the design level. "A properly designed, well-drained course with ample playable areas, properly placed bunkers, visible water hazards and smaller greens usually plays fastest," said Steve Fo ...

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  • Distinguished Panel Names Hilton Head's Harbour Town Golf Links South Carolina's Top Course

    The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has once again named Hilton Head Island’s famed Harbour Town Golf Links as the Palmetto State’s top course, an honor that has been bestowed upon Harbour Town the past four times the prestigious list has been unveiled. Harbour Town is set to host the 40th edition of the PGA TOUR&rsqu ...

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  • The Masters: 101 reasons to love golf's greatest tournament

    InThe Masters: 101 Reasons to Love Golf’s Greatest Tournament, longtime sports writer Ron Green Sr. shares his take on historic moments, legendary players and time-honored traditions that he has experienced during his 50-plus years covering the tournament. The book is easy to navigate and is appealing to both readers familiar with the Masters ...

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  • Northern Illinois returns to athletic competition at Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND – Northern Illinois University’s men’s golf team shot a 325 on a blustery day at Wexford Plantation and finished in a three-way tie for last place at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate hosted by Francis Marion University, almost 60 shots back of the winning score for the event. The Huskies didn’t set an ...

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  • Hilton Head architect to complete redesign

    Hilton Head Island, S.C. – Hilton Head Island based course designer Clyde Johnston, one of the nation’s top architects, has been hired to oversee the redesign of a 60-year-old South Carolina golf course. The Fort Mill Golf Club in the Upstate region of South Carolina will close this coming weekend to undergo renovations and is expected ...

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  • Signature Golf Group Announces the Appointment of Ed Sealy To Rose Hill

    Ed Sealy Appointed Superintendent at Rose Hill Golf Club. February 11, 2008, Surfside Beach, S.C. — Skip Blythe announced today on behalf of Signature Golf Group and Rose Hill Country Club the appointment of Edward J. Sealy, Jr. of Myrtle Beach, SC as Golf Course Superintendent at the Rose Hill Country Club effective March 1, 2008. Edward will b ...

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