Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Haig Point announces Rees Jones Invitational

    Daufuskie Island, S.C. (Feb. 6, 2008) – Haig Point, one of South Carolina’s most exclusive private clubs, is excited to announce that it will host the inaugural Rees Jones Collegiate Invitational on its Signature Course, September 6 – 8, 2008. The tournament, which will be hosted annually by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones ...

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  • Wexford Plantation to host Intercollegiate

    HILTON HEAD, S.C. - The Francis Marion University golf team will play host to the third annual Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate Tournament, Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 25-26), on Hilton Head Island. The tournament will consist of 36 holes on Monday and 18 holes on Tuesday. Host Francis Marion will be joined by Wofford, Northern Illinois, Davidson, ...

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  • Boyd, Myers Into Carolinas PGA Hall of Fame

    Myrtle Beach, S.C. - The Carolinas PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame will enshrine two new members on February 17, 2008, as Robert M. (Bob) Boyd and Rod Myers will be honored for their accomplishments and contributions to the game of golf and to the Carolinas PGA (CPGA) Section. Only the 37th and 38th PGA professionals to receive the honor since the ...

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  • Heritage Junior Coming to Hampton Hall in Late July

    BRASELTON, Ga. — For the 14th consecutive year, the American Junior Golf Association will bring the best junior golfers in the country to Bluffton, S.C., for the Heritage Junior Championship July 24-27. The 54-hole event will be played at the Hampton Hall Golf Club and feature a field of 84 boy and girl junior golfers ages 12-18. The Heritage ...

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  • Daufuskie / Sea Pines Named to Top 100 Golf Resorts List

    The Sea Pines Resort and Daufuskie Island Resort & Breathe Spa were each named among the “Top 100 Golf Resorts” in the 2007 Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Poll. More than 4,000 of the magazine’s readers evaluated 339 golf resorts they had visited during the past three years. Out of the 339 courses, the magazine chos ...

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  • Hilton Head Junior Golfer Helps Contribute $1000 to Charity

    BRASELTON, GA — Because of Sergio Franky’s participation in the eighth annual Thunderbird International Junior in Scottsdale, Ariz., May 25-28, The Thunderbirds – tournament title sponsor and Phoenix-area civic organization – contributed $1,000 to Santa Maria del Camino, his church in Bogota, Colombia. This innovative and uniq ...

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  • Secession's Harmon Wins PGA's Strausbaugh Award

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Secession Golf Club Director of Golf Michael Harmon has been named the 2006 PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award winner -- one of the highest annual honors bestowed by the PGA of America on a PGA Professional -- heading a list of 13 awrad recipients. Michael Harmon never got to meet Bill Strausbaugh, the namesake for the national ...

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  • $200,000 Raised by Hilton Head Island Celebrity Tourney

    The 2005 Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament recently distributed $200,000.00 during a ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hilton Head Island Beach Resort. The money will be shared by children’s charities in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and to victims of Hurricane Katrina. $25,000 has been contributed to the neediest of families in Long Be ...

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  • Rees Jones

    Is it possible that one of America’s most prolific golf course architects, from golf’s first-family of design, with his name connected to many of the most tantalizing tracks around the world, is also one of the most under-appreciated designers of our time? Known as much for his work as “The Open Doctor”, modernizing classic champio ...

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  • Doug Weaver

    The cat in the Panama hat is pretty tough to miss, whether it be on TV (as host of “HHI Golf Weekly on cable channel 3) or bouncing around the Robert Trent Jones practice range and putting green. Like Tinkerbell in the Peter Pan novels, the omnipreset Doug Weaver seemingly never stops moving, dispensing the teaching wisdom he’s collected in his ...

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