Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • IJGT Event Coming to Old South

    The IJGT at Old South Golf Links – a two-day, 36-hole event in Bluffton, S.C. – features the top junior golfers from the Southeast. The tournament is open to players aged 9-19 in three divisions: Boys 15-19, Boys Under-14 and Girls Under-19. Nationally ranked by Golfweek and Junior Golf Scoreboard, this event is also a qualifier for the 5th Annu ...

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  • Rounds Played at Record High Levels For 2012

    Golf Datatech, the golf industry's leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, announced that rounds played in 2012 have increased significantly and are trending towards record high levels for the year. The trending growth in rounds played, which are at levels not previously experienced since 2006, are backed by findings tha ...

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  • Golf’s Annual Charitable Impact Recorded at $3.9 Billion

    GOLF 20/20 -- the collaboration of leading organizations representing all segments of the United States golf industry -- announced golf’s charitable impact of $3.9 billion in 2011. According to a study conducted by the National Golf Foundation, golf as a fundraising vehicle includes an estimated: * 12,000 golf facilities (75 percent of U.S. total)* 1 ...

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  • Spencer-White Wins IJGT Major at Hampton Hall

    Some of the best junior golfers in the country, including 17 players in the Golfweek Top 400, gathered for the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) Major Championship Event at Hampton Hall Club. Despite changing weather conditions and a race against the sunset each day, many of the competitors were able to post impressive scores.Taking home the first place ...

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  • Six-Hole Playoff Determines Winner at Oyster Reef

    Some of the best junior golfers in the southeast gathered at Oyster Reef Golf Club on Hilton Head Island for the International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT). At the end of the day, 36 holes weren’t enough to crown a winner in the Girls and Boys 15-19 Divisions. In the Boys 15-19 Division 36 holes were not enough to decide a champion. Ewen Ferguson of Sc ...

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  • The Impact-Driven Golf Swing

    Golfer’s Guide Instruction by Andrew Rice There are many ways to swing a golf club, but only one way to hit a golf ball correctly.The whole idea behind my philosophy is the above statement. When looking at the top players of all time, there are no two golfers that swing the club the same way, however they all manage to impact and strike the ball in a ...

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  • November News and Notes

    Moss Creek reopens South CourseMoss Creek Golf Club unveiled its renovated South Course Sept. 29. All greens were cored out and rebuilt to United States Golf Association specifications and grassed with Champion. All fairways were killed and regrassed with Celebration Bermuda. The No. 3 green was shifted 15 feet to the right to avoid the shade of an oak tree. ...

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  • International Junior Golf Tour announces Spring 2013 schedule

    The International Junior Golf Tour (IJGT) - one of the leading competitive circuits for elite golfers in grades 5-12 - announces the spring 2013 schedule will feature events in nine U.S. states.Headquartered on Hilton Head Island, S.C., the IJGT annually holds over 50 two-and three-day tournaments throughout the U.S. IJGT members represent 45 U.S. states and ...

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  • Light Up the Links Golf Event Planned

    The annual  “Light Up the Links” for Hospice Care of the Lowcountry will take place 6-10:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 at Spanish Wells Country Club. Enjoy cocktails and a dinner at sunset. After dark, tee off for a fun, laughter-filled game of night golf with glow golf balls. End the evening with s’mores and dancing at the clubhouse. T ...

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  • PGA Tour Players Have Georgia On Their Minds

    By Lance Hanlin, lhanlin@golfersguide.comAfter winning the McGladrey Classic last year at Sea Island Golf Club, Ben Crane asked a simple question in his post-tournament news conference. “What the heck am I doing here?” Crane said. His wife was scheduled to have their third child in Dallas the next day. He nearly withdrew from the tournament th ...

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