Hilton Head Island News & Events

  • Spiegler Secures Title at Dolphin Head ; Johnson Earns Victory Boys 15-19 Division

    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – A highly talented group of junior golfers came to compete in the 36-hole International Junior Golf Tour Junior at Dolphin Head Golf Club. The narrow fairways and well protected greens on the Gary Player design proved to be a tough test for all players. Elliott Johnson of Bluffton claimed his first IJGT title in the Boys 15-1 ...

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  • Nisbet Wins Players Amateur

    By Justin Jarrett BLUFFTON, S.C. — It wasn't the finish Daniel Nisbet envisioned, but the 21-year-old Australian enjoyed the perks of winning the 13th annual Players Amateur just the same, claiming the title after the final round was cut short because of storms Sunday at Berkeley Hall Club. Play was suspended because of thunderstorms about 12:45 p.m. ...

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  • Aussie Takes Lead In 2nd Round Of Players Am

    By Justin Jarrett BLUFFTON, S.C. — On a day when low scores were hard to come by, Australian Daniel Nisbet posted a 6-under-par 66 on the South Course at Berkeley Hall Club to take a three-shot lead at the midway point of the 13th annual Players Amateur. Nisbet is at 9-under-par 135, three shots ahead of Florida State's Daniel Berger and four shots c ...

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  • Wyatt Leads Players Am After First Round

    By Justin Jarrett University of Alabama star Bobby Wyatt backed up his status as one of the top-ranked amateur golfers in the nation by firing a 6-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 2012 Players Amateur on Thursday at Berkeley Hall Club. Florida State's Daniel Berger is one shot behind Wyatt after a 5-under 67, and a group of ...

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  • Wyatt Headlines Players Am Field at Berkeley Hall

    More than 80 talented young golfers will journey from all over the world to the Berkeley Hall Golf Club in Bluffton July 12-15 for a chance to be named the 2012 Players Amateur Champion and earn an exemption into the 2013 RBC Heritage presented by Boeing. The Players Amateur is one of the most well respected tournaments in amateur golf. Many past particip ...

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  • Annual Rees Jones Collegiate Invitational To Hosts 12 teams

    Senior Ben Greene of Duluth, Ga., will lead the defending champion Owls of Kennesaw State Universtity at the 2012 Rees Jones Collegiate Invitational men's golf tournament Oct. 1-2 at Haig Point Club on Daufuskie Island. The 54-hole event format will have 36 holes of play on Monday (Oct. 1) and 18 holes on Tuesday (Oct. 2). Kennesaw State is one of the 12 te ...

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  • Old South, Crescent Pointe, Eagle's Point Announce Golf Deal

    Now you can play one round at Old South and one round at either Crescent Pointe or Eagle's Pointe for just $149. Just over the bridge from Hilton Head Island, vacationers regularly make the short trip to Bluffton to play golf amid towering oaks and rolling terrain while soaking in magnificent views from the island greens abutting the intracoastal marshes of ...

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  • International Junior Golf Tour Releases Fall 2012 Schedule

    Highly-Ranked Circuit Returns to TPC Sawgrass, Sea Pines Resort The International Junior Golf Tour – one of the leading competitive circuits for elite golfers in grades 5-12 –released its 2012 fall schedule on July 9. The schedule includes 16 events in seven U.S. states. Headquartered on Hilton Head Island, the IJGT offers close to 50 two- ...

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  • Team USA wins North America Cup at Oldfield

    Team USA won the International Junior Golf Tour’s North America Cup, held July 1-4 at Oldfield Golf Club in Okatie. Team USA defeated Team Canada. The event featured fourball matches, singles matches and a skills competition. Four golfers with local ties participated in the event: Ben Dietrich, Zach Boe, Mark Folkwein and Derrick Villarreal. The annual ...

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  • Nationwide Facilities Help Take Your Daughter To The Course Week

    The PGA of America and the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) are encouraging everyone to introduce daughters, granddaughters and nieces to the game of golf during Take Your Daughter to the Course Week, July 9-15. More than 1,000 participating facilities across the country will offer free green fees to girls accompanied by a paying adult, with m ...

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