Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Harbour Town heavyweight returning for RBC Heritage

    By Lance Hanlin Three hours, 48 minutes. That’s how long it took professional golfers Carl Pettersson and Colt Knost to play a round at Harbour Town Golf Links last year. “Pretty good … for a couple of fat guys,” Pettersson joked. For the record, the PGA Tour media guide underrates Pettersson at 5-foot-11, 195 pounds. Knost is li ...

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  • March For Babies tourney coming to Oldfield

    By Lance HanlinTo celebrate the 75th birthday of the March of Dimes, Kyleen and Brandon Bright’s family and friends hope to raise $7,500 for the non-profit organization through a charity golf tournament at Oldfield Club in Okatie. The Oldfield Club March For Babies Golf Tournament will take place Saturday, March 9, at the exclusive Greg Norman-designed ...

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  • March news and notes

    Indigo Run hosting SPMA Golf ClassicThe 2nd annual Sea Pines Montessori Academy Golf Classic is set for March 14 at The Golf Club at Indigo Run. Proceeds benefit the SPMA. The format is a four-player team scramble. Registration is at 11 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at noon. Beverages will be provided during the round. An awards banquet and open bar will ...

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  • Spencer-White protects home turf at Colleton River

    The International Junior Golf Tour held its fourth event of the Spring 2013 season at the beautiful Colleton River Plantation, the site of the 2015 U.S. Junior Amateur. The IJGT Shootout at Colleton River featured 89 elite junior golfers ages 10-19 representing 18 states and 18 countries. True to the 'Shootout' title, the IJGT Shootout at Colleton River came ...

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  • Silvers hopes to make most of Big Break

    By Lance Hanlin Mark Silvers knew his game was good enough. Since turning professional in 2010, the 25-year-old Savannah resident has proven his golf ability, winning 15 events on various mini-tours. To realize his lifelong goal of playing on the PGA Tour, he just needed to catch a break. The former Savannah Country Day and University of South Carolina g ...

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  • Georgia State primed to defend Wexford Intercollegiate title

    By Lance Hanlin Eighteen men’s college golf teams are coming to Hilton Head Island Feb. 18-19 for the 2013 Wexford Intercollegiate. Some teams are coming for the competition. Others are using the tournament as an excuse to visit Hilton Head. Defending champion Georgia State is coming for the candy. “The way to a man’s heart is through hi ...

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  • February news and notes

    Kyle Stanley switches to Nike GolfBerkeley Hall touring professional Kyle Stanley has entered a multi-year agreement to represent Nike Golf in clubs, balls, footwear, glove, apparel, headwear and accessories. Stanley, 25, previously was with Titleist. Stanley won last year’s Waste Management Phoenix Open and finished 32nd on the PGA Tour in earnings wi ...

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  • Kwon, Mcraney win divisions in Hurricane Junior Golf event

    The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour traveled to Gainesville for the first event of February. The event was hosted by the beautifully designed Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club. This tournament featured perhaps the coldest temperatures of the season thus far for our golfers. Both Saturday and Sunday started off with temperatures in the 40s before settling ...

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  • Golf.com World Am receives South Carolina's top tourism award

    Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday announces its annual GOLF.com World Amateur Handicap Championship received the Governor’s Cup – the state’s top tourism award – at the Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Now in its 30th year, last year’s event generated an estima ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show has industry enthusiastic about 2013

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., celebrated its six-decade history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equip ...

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