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 […]

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Get FIT-ted!!

Now that you’ve taken your first few spring swings, and maybe already driven yourself crazy at your lack of improvement, the question arises—is it the arrow, or the archer? Is it me, or my golf clubs? I’m going through the same maddening conversation with myself right now and got an answer that was a lot […]

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Hilton Head Island golf site rolls out an enticing invitation

I’ve planned quite a few golf trips in my time and I wish the Web site Hilton Head Golf Island was around everywhere. As soon as you hit the site, you know you’re at the right place. The first thing that pops up is a shot (hopefully a birdie, at least) to win three nights […]

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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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