Get Your Kids Into the "Game of a Lifetime"

The ancient philosopher who said that “families who play together, stay together” probably never met any of today’s busy vacationers, who are faced with a more daunting task—“how do we get our kid away from the video games?” The answer to the second quote lies in the first, and on Hilton Head Island, that answer […]

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Golf expertise has global flavor on Hilton Head Island

It’s early Wednesday morning at Shipyard Golf Club on Hilton Head Island. It’s short game day, led by R.J. Schebel, golf instructor by day, golf coach by afternoon at the Junior Players Golf Academy. That combination is what makes The Heritage Golf Group instruction stand out. The group includes the two courses at Palmetto Hall, […]

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Par-Tee TIme!

The Harbour Town Golf Links has always had its favorite places to watch the action (see our recent blogs), but the 45th edition of the RBC Heritage will have a new venue for an “enhanced fan experience” (in other words, another great place to party). Scottsdale has its famed 16th “stadium hole”, the PLAYERS has […]

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Five prime places to watch the 2013 RBC Heritage on Hilton Head

It’s somewhat irresistible to plan your Hilton Head golf vacation to coincide with the RBC Heritage golf tournament the week of April 15. Think of it: pick up some great swing visuals in the morning from PGA TOUR pros, then dash off for an afternoon round at one of the dozens of designer golf courses […]

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Playing Through YOU Soon

Outside, the snow flurries were falling, the temperature was in the mid-20s with the wind/chill in the mid-teens. Perfect golf weather!! Unless you actually wanted to PLAY the game. If you wanted to talk about it though, the conditions were as ripe as a Phil Mickelson putt in Scottsdale (except for that lip-out for a […]

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Even Better than “Stay and Play”, “Eat and Play”!

While I had the good fortune to get to play 18 holes last Saturday (that’s right, golf season is not only alive, but very well on Hilton Head Island, even just after New Year’s), I got to talking to two new Island friends (though they’ve both lived here for years) and among our discussions, besides […]

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Inside the Ropes Package a Post-Holiday Bonus!

There are a number of different ways to watch the greatest golfers in the world play the famous Harbour Town Golf Links during the RBC Heritage—all of them with plusses and minuses. You can station yourself in one prime spot and watch the field come through, getting to see many different players play a lot […]

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You Can Be Inside the Ropes at 2013 RBC Heritage!

Imagine standing next to the shortstop during a big league baseball game, or sitting on the bench at a basketball game. NASCAR and football do occasionally offer the well-connected a sideline or pit pass, but it doesn’t put you actually “on” the field. But an Honorary Observer badge can get you right onto the field […]

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Want to play golf on Hilton Head Island with the pros? Here’s how

  Hilton Head Island is known for its 20 designer golf courses and the annual PGA TOUR RBC Heritage tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links. Hilton Head Island also is home to some of the nation’s best golf instructors, from Hank Haney (Remember him and Tiger Woods? The Charles Barkley Project? Yeah, him.) to former […]

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