Three local golf courses were listed among Golfweek magazine’s 2016 rankings of the “Best Courses You Can Play in South Carolina.” Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town Golf Links, which hosts the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, was listed No. 2 in the state, behind the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.
HILTON HEAD GOLF
Golf professional Tim Moss died March 9 at his residence in Bluffton. He was 66. As a 40-year resident of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, Moss was well-known throughout the South Carolina golfing community, having worked as a PGA master teaching professional at several local courses.
USCB GOLF TEAM MEMBERS GIVE BACK THROUGH BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTS
The odds of being deemed a match for someone in need of a bone marrow transplant are slim, and the chances of it happening to two student-athletes on the same small college campus are even less likely.
But lightning has struck twice at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
Blustery and cold conditions greeted the field at Heron Point and Harbour Town Golf Links for the 2016 Sea Pines Junior Heritage. Conditions were extremely tough on the 84 competitors, as wind gusted up to 25 miles an hour and temperatures hovered at 45 degrees.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
The Heritage Classic Foundation has unveiled a new fundraiser to benefit its scholarship program. The Tartan Club was first introduced in 1999, but was reinvented in 2013 when the foundation created the Champions Club.
Membership in the Tartan Club is open to individuals who share a desire to help others by giving to charity and who have a fondness for the game of golf.
TREND-SETTING HYBRID OF GOLF AND CROQUET FINDS A NEW HOME AT THE SEA PINES RESORT
You’ve heard of golf. You’ve heard about croquet. But what about golf croquet?
You may not have heard of it, but The Sea Pines Resort is setting the trend for this up-and coming sport, offering the game up as the newest activity in the resort’s ever-expanding roster of family-friendly activities.
ON THE PGA TOUR CIRCUIT, JEFF MAGGERT WAS A TRUE STAR, WINNING THREE TOURNAMENTS AND MORE THAN $20 MILLION ON THE HIGHLY COMPETITIVE MAJOR PROFESSIONAL TOUR.
This year, Maggert is emerging as a superstar on the Champions Tour. He has won four tournaments on the senior leg for those 50 or older, including two majors at the Regions Tradition and the Senior U.S. Open.
IF THE FIELD FOR THIS YEAR'S PLAYERS AMATEUR SEEMS ESPECIALLY TOUGH, THAT'S BECAUSE IT TENDS TO HAPPEN IN ODD YEARS — BETTER KNOWN IN AMATEUR GOLF CIRCLES AS WALKER CUP YEARS.
The world's best amateurs will tee up in the Lowcountry for the 16th consecutive year when the Players Amateur moves to Berkeley Hall Club’s North Course for the first time from July 9-12, and with Walker Cup invitations likely hanging in the balance, the competition should be as steamy as a South Carolina summer.