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A 2015 Golf Resolution: Enjoy a Caddie

Disclaimer- I still haven’t come to a consensus on if it’s ‘caddy’ or ‘caddie’. My online dictionary seems to say either one is OK. I just don’t want you confused with my grandfather’s car! Secondary Disclaimer- I am one (not my grandfather’s car), a few days a week at Harbour Town Golf Links and absolutely […]

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Bringing Lowcountry Golf To YOU

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve more likely had a snow shovel in your hand than a sand wedge lately. Just about everywhere north of the Lowcountry is in the midst of another brutal winter. We know. I, along with two other Lowcountry golf nuts, Tony Pineda, and assistant pro at Harbour Town, and […]

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2 Ways to Get Your Kids (of All Ages) Out on the Course

Maybe you’re dreaming of a white (as in the sand in our bunkers) Christmas on Hilton Head Island, or planning a spring or summer trip with the family to the Golf Island to play, with a family who’s not quite as golf-crazed as you are. Show them this blog. Two of the Lowcountry’s favorite courses […]

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Winter and the Facts of Life

When the winter months roll around, Canadian golf nuts know that Hilton Head Island — and its renowned Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort — are ready when they are. by Brad King @ TravelingGolfer It is an irrefutable fact of life for golfers who reside up north. Golf gloves will soon be replaced by ski mitts; an 8-iron […]

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Why Did You Bring Your Clubs?

When I ask anyone about flying with their golf clubs these days, I never hear the words “fun”, “convenient” or “cheap”. In fact, you don’t need a dictionary to look up the words I do hear to describe your relationship with your airline after you’ve flown your golf clubs on vacation—those words aren’t in there. […]

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New GPS System Unveiled at Already GPS (Great Place to Stay)-friendly Palmetto Dunes

Palmetto Dunes’ new Visage GPS system doesn’t quite qualify as the latest golf video game, it’s actually better than that, promising a more satisfying reality golf experience than you’ve had before, anywhere. The interactive GPS is now standard equipment on all carts at PD’s gorgeous Robert Trent Jones Course, showing you a lot more than […]

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The Best View of OUR Heritage

All of us who’ve been to the RBC Heritage have singular memories, of magical shots, special scenes, but most of all, special moments–that player we finally got to meet, to spend a moment with, to share an experience, on turf that is as much ours as theirs.  But it is not going out on one […]

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The New Carpeting Looks Great!

How’s the carpeting look at your favorite golf course? Not the stuff inside the clubhouse that came from the same place hotels get their rugs- whatever anonymous warehouse that is. I’m talking the carpet you drive, chip and putt on this time of the year. Some of you, of course, have snow on your fairways […]

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Busting two myths about Hilton Head Island golf buddy trips

There are two myths about planning a golf buddy trip to Hilton Head Island. Myth number one is that it requires military-like organization to get 12 people or more from around the country — even the world — in the same place at the same time. Wrong. All it takes is a call or a […]

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Playing With the Stars

The first time I was ever exposed to “celebrity” golf was as an impressionable teenager playing hooky from high school in California to visit my grandparents and watch the grand-daddy of all celebrity events, the old Bob Hope Desert Classic in Palm Springs. Old “Ski-Nose” could always draw a crowd of his actor pals to […]

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