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2023 RBC Heritage Shines Light on Unmatched ‘Golf Island’ Experience

The total purse for the elevated 2023 RBC Heritage at The Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town Golf Links was $20 million. Winner Matt Fitzpatrick took home a whopping $3.6 million. Jordan Spieth, who finished second in a dramatic three-hole playoff against Fitzy, won $2.18 million … as compared to the $1.44 he pocketed last year winning the tournament.

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Want Your Kids to Love Golf? Bring Them to Hilton Head Island

There is something Hilton Head Island has perfected over the years: fun family vacations. Sprinkle in some fun on the golf course and it might make you sing.

Doug Weaver is sort of like a Pied Piper of golf. The director of instruction at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort pulls out a golf club and people gather around, be they tots, teens or grandparents. What’s his secret? He adores golf and it’s kind of contagious.

Starting with toddlers, he gets them into the game with a few instructional songs and silliness. (See the Youth programs at Palmetto Dunes video). The program is Little Swingers, but maybe it should be called Little Singers.

“The songs give them the structure for success,” Weaver said. “Everyone likes success.

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Picture Perfect: Hilton Head Island’s Most Beautiful Golf Holes

Hilton Head Island is home to some of the game’s most beautiful golf holes. Every year the PGA TOUR comes to “Golf Island” to tee it up in the RBC Heritage and every year, they leave with a greater appreciation for the legendary Lowcountry locale. While every hole on and around Hilton Head Island offers its own unique challenge, here is a collection of the most picturesque par threes, fours, and fives bound to take your breath away:


Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament

Swing with the stars, have fun and help raise money for children’s charities!

Hilton Head Island is rolling out the red carpet this Labor Day weekend for its 31st Annual Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament where golfers of all skill levels can play with a diverse roster of friendly celebrities on three of the finest courses in the South Carolina Lowcountry.


Top five free apps for a hilton head golf island vacation

You’ve made the trip to Hilton Head Golf Island (HHGI) and can’t wait to experience all it has to offer. But you don’t want to miss anything. How can you take advantage of as many of the island’s wonderful features as possible? Download our top five free apps for a HHGI vacation!

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Golfing on Hilton Head Island Q&A with Alexandra O'Laughlin


Golf Channel Correspondent and Content Creator Alexandra O'Laughlin chose the perfect time to experience Hilton Head Island — during the 53rd RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. From playing in the Pro-AM to seafood feasts to exploring the island in style, here's what O'Laughlin had to say about her Hilton Head Island golf getaway.