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“Golf Island” Gems: Part One

In the weeks leading up to the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, we’re highlighting some of the area’s many exceptional designs. This three-part series includes recommendations for on island, off island and day trip courses. Today’s post features layouts on Hilton Head Island.   All eyes will be on “Golf Island” next month as the PGA TOUR […]

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Harbour Town Is Still A “Bucket List” Course

Sure, we’d all love to play the all-time ‘wow’ courses like Augusta National, Pine Valley, and Cypress Point. But the odds of that are pretty slim—believe me, I’ve tried. Even my wife, who used to be pretty connected in the media business (the legendary late-astronaut/senator Mr. Glenn used to say to her, “you can call […]

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Let’s Talk Golf!

The second-best thing to playing the game we love is talking to others about it, especially when there’s no way we can play, thanks to Mother Nature! In much of the country, it is not (unfortunately) golf season. Or is it? There are several annual Golf Shows east of the Mississippi that provide a great way […]

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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 […]

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The Perfect Winter Weekend Getaway to Hilton Head Island

By Andy Dekeuster There’s a chill in the air now. Leaves are falling, the days are getting shorter and golfers are starting to see their breath during morning rounds. That can only mean one thing: winter is coming (cue Game of Thrones music). Thankfully, winter is one of the best times to visit Hilton Head […]

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Hilton Head Island, Golf Industry Mourns the Passing of Robert Cupp

By: Andy DeKeuster In 1993 Robert Cupp came to Hilton Head Island with a computer and a radical idea. Golf World’s freshly minted “Architect of the Year” wanted to build a golf course that no one had ever seen before using a method that had never been attempted. Utilizing a CADD (computer-aided design and drafting) program […]

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Food “Fore” Thought

Hilton Head Island offers an array of active lifestyle pursuits, all of which easily work up an appetite. Especially golf – after all, conquering Harbour Town Golf Links, The Ocean Course at Palmetto Dunes and more than 30 other courses on “Golf Island” takes a lot out of you. Thankfully, several golf clubs and resorts […]

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RBC Heritage “Vibe” Wins Golfweek Praise

Those of us who go to South Carolina’s premiere party every year already know it but its special when others recognize just how different the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is from other stops on Tour, particularly the one the week before. But what if you were anywhere else on the planet and your only […]

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Callaway Golf Loves Hilton Head Island

It’s one of those marriages that just sort of happened for a number of reasons, yet looks like it might have been scripted. In fact, part of it was scripted, but only the “vows”. Callaway Golf and Hilton Head Island are in the midst of a very, very happy relationship, begun a few years ago […]

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Five Reasons Hilton Head Island is Your Next Golf Trip

Hear those birds chirping? Feel that warmth? Those signify that springtime is just around the corner. And that also means that the golf season for many, especially those up north, is also just around the corner. Rather than spend the days warming up that swing in layers at a local muni, why not escape to […]

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