A Viewer's Guide to the 2012 RBC Heritage

I was reminded while at the Honda Classic a few weeks back that folks who “must” follow Tiger or Phil probably see less than 10 of his shots in a round. With that in mind, and with the RBC Heritage returning (thank heavens) for a 44th spin around the Harbour Town Golf Links, maybe a […]

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Shuck the routine: Golf on Hilton Head Island during oyster season

The arrival of autumn does nothing to slow the activities in the Lowcountry — it fuels them. Oyster season returns, a reward for those who buck the high tourist season and show up after the flocks of families have returned to routine. In the fall, the evening air might be a little smoky because of […]

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Play it Forward for Faster, More Fun Hilton Head Golf

I just returned from a golf-less weekend in Michigan trucking my daughter off to school, noticing that players up there are already layering up to play their last rounds of the season. Upon crossing the magic bridges from the mainland to our Island retreat, with the weather cooperating perfectly (I told you last month that […]

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Who has the best 19th hole on Hilton Head Island?

The best part of Hilton Head Island is all of the choices: Where to stay, where to golf, where to eat, what to do. I’ve made several golf trips out of state recently and Hilton Head Island still wins in the options category. Just do the numbers. There are 6,000 rooms in which to lay […]

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Golf "issue" solution #1

Doug Weaver was the first person on the Island I turned to to quietly explain my golf affliction because I knew he’d understand, he would take it seriously and there’d be a better than even chance he could fix … … whisper it … the sh@&ks. So we got together on a Tuesday afternoon in […]

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The “Secret Season” is Here for Hilton Head Golf

My brother-in-law is still in “Michigan mode”. He just moved to our area before the Holidays last winter. If it’s not raining (and sometimes even if it is), and there’s no ice on the golf course ponds (which there never is), he’s ready to play. No matter how hot this blistering summer was, and I’ve […]

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Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament

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 Lowcountry.

The 3-day tourney matches celebrities with amateur golfers in order to raise money for 20 well-deserving children’s charities in the South Carolina Lowcountry and this year’s participants will hit the links on the following courses: Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, Dye Course at Colleton River Plantation and Harbour Town Golf Links.

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Four men and a golf mission

There are many reasons we work for a living, but the primary one for people like me is simple: Golf.

Add a trio of friends and you can’t miss for a perfect vacation. Travel to Hilton Head Island and the odds grow in your favor.

For that perfect buddy golf trip, Hilton Head Island has everything you need, a few things you don’t necessarily need but are really cool, and a few unexpected delights.

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Give the gift of golf to your children

Naturally, those of us who have been at it for a while realize golf is a lifelong game. We know that because we’ve been playing for a lifetime. Sometimes just a single hole can feel like a lifetime, but that’s a different story.

But when did we start playing? Who encouraged us? If we were lucky, it was our parents.

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