Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Terrazas, Nakayama, Schneider win IJGT titles at Dolphin Head

    The International Junior Golf Tour made its second trip to the famed Hilton Head Plantation this season for the Hilton Head Open at Dolphin Head Golf Club on Jan. 26-27. The 36-hole, nationally ranked junior event featured some of the top junior golfers from around the world gathering together to compete on the Gary Player design course. Aaron Terrazas from ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed Saturday and celebrated its 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 along with more than 43,000 PGA professionals, buyers and industry ...

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  • Group leaders play free at Sea Pines Resort in 2013

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- The Sea Pines Resort announces its new 2013 group golf package featuring play on its renowned trio of layouts -- Heron Point by Pete Dye, Ocean Course and Harbour Town Golf Links -- and complimentary golf for the group organizer.Offered for groups of 12 or more, it additionally includes three nights' deluxe villa accommodations, w ...

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  • Study: Amateur golfers feel belly putter rule will have minimal impact on game

    Golf Datatech, LLC, an independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind study developed to evaluate the reaction of "serious golfers" to the U.S. Golf Association's proposed new ruling that would prohibit anchoring the putter to the body while making a stroke. The study, which is being announced prior to ...

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  • Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy announces Spring 2013 class

    The Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy – the only academy in the world to combine training, academics and competition for serious players – has announced a spring class representing 22 countries and 22 states. The semester at Hank Haney IJGA began Jan. 7 and features a record international  enrollment of 63 percent. Countries ...

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  • Oh outlasts IJGT field at Moss Creek; Park wins girls division

    The International Junior Golf Tour kicked off the Spring 2013 tour schedule with beautiful weather and a competitive field at Moss Creek Golf Club for the IJGT Winter Invitational. The two-day 36-hole competition featured players representing nine states and six countries battling the par-72 North Course for the title. Seungtaek Oh of Seoul, South Korea ...

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  • Hank Haney discusses upcoming season of TV show, congratulates HHIJGA’s early college signees

    By Lance HanlinWhat do golfer Tiger Woods, actor Ray Romano, singer Adam Levine and boxer Sugar Ray Leonard have in common? “They all have a certain attitude,” golf instructor Hank Haney said. “They all have a certain confidence, a certain work ethic. If you are going to be successful at anything, it doesn’t matter what it is, you ha ...

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  • Interactive spectator area, expanded field, new donation program in store for 2013 Heritage

    By Lance Hanlin One of the PGA Tour’s best parties will have the ultimate hangout spot this year. RBC Heritage officials used Sponsor Day to announce a new interactive spectator area called the Heritage Lawn for the 2013 tournament. The area will feature the tournament’s first Jumbotron video screen along with concessions, a Grey Goose lounge, ...

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  • Local course directory, with rates

    Hilton Head Island and the surrounding area offer a whopping 52 courses, 32 of which are open to public play. Here is a look at the courses our area has to offer: COURSES YOU CAN PLAYCountry Club of Hilton Head70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Islandhiltonheadclub.com843-681-4653Jan. 1 rates: $89 morning, $69 after 11 a.m., $49 after 1 p.m. Crescent Pointe ...

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  • Arnold Palmer gives his take on current issues

    By Lance Hanlin When Arnold Palmer wants to order the half-tea, half-lemonade beverage named in his honor, does he ask for a me? Turns out, that’s exactly what he does. The 83-year-old golf icon was asked that and several other questions recently after giving final approval to his design company’s restoration of Old Tabby Links on Spring Island ...

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