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  • 49th RBC Heritage tees off on Hilton Head Island

    49th RBC Heritage tees off on Hilton Head Island

    Thursday, April 13 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-04-13 11:28:49 GMT
    Davis Love III during the RBC Heritage Pro Am on Wednesday. (Source: WTOC)Davis Love III during the RBC Heritage Pro Am on Wednesday. (Source: WTOC)

    The world's best golfers will take on the Harbour Town Golf Links in Round One Thursday. 

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    The world's best golfers will take on the Harbour Town Golf Links in Round One Thursday. 

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  • RBC Heritage festivities underway at Harbour Town

    RBC Heritage festivities underway at Harbour Town

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-11 12:00:15 GMT
    The RBC Heritage opening ceremony on Monday. (Source: WTOC)The RBC Heritage opening ceremony on Monday. (Source: WTOC)

    Get your plaid ready, the RBC Heritage festivities are underway at Harbour Town. 

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    Get your plaid ready, the RBC Heritage festivities are underway at Harbour Town. 

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  • Growing The Game of Golf For Next Wave

    Growing The Game of Golf For Next Wave

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 10:32 PM EDT2016-07-14 02:32:51 GMT
    The Club at Savannah Harbor is using the entire month of July to as Celebrate Family Golf Month. That includes complimentary thirty minute golf clinics, a nine hole family friendly short course where juniors 18 and under play for free with parents.  The events also include a Parent Junior Tournament this Saturday, July 16th.  8AM Shotgun Start Scramble format from family friendly tees. 4 flights, $59 per adult/junior team. 6-9 Little Linksters 10-13 Future Stars 14-...More >>
    The Club at Savannah Harbor is using the entire month of July to as Celebrate Family Golf Month. That includes complimentary thirty minute golf clinics, a nine hole family friendly short course where juniors 18 and under play for free with parents.  The events also include a Parent Junior Tournament this Saturday, July 16th.  8AM Shotgun Start Scramble format from family friendly tees. 4 flights, $59 per adult/junior team. 6-9 Little Linksters 10-13 Future Stars 14-...More >>
  • GSU Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

    GSU Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

    Monday, July 11 2016 4:37 PM EDT2016-07-11 20:37:12 GMT
    Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class Seven to be inducted on Sept. 17 at football game STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced today that Voncellies Allen (football), Mike Cummings (supporter), Debbie Hensley (women’s soccer), Julius Jenkins (men’s basketball), Kerry Messersmith (volleyball coach), Wanda Parrish (supporter) and Aron Price (men’s golf) will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of...More >>
    Athletics Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class Seven to be inducted on Sept. 17 at football game STATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced today that Voncellies Allen (football), Mike Cummings (supporter), Debbie Hensley (women’s soccer), Julius Jenkins (men’s basketball), Kerry Messersmith (volleyball coach), Wanda Parrish (supporter) and Aron Price (men’s golf) will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of...More >>
  • 2016 Savannah Junior Amateur Results

    2016 Savannah Junior Amateur Results

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 7:11 PM EDT2016-06-21 23:11:24 GMT
    2016 Savannah Junior Amateur Results        Boys Open: 1st      Wesley Heston            155 2nd     Mycah Feltman            158 Girls Open: 1st      Sarah Edwards            151 2nd     Alivia Ruk...More >>
    2016 Savannah Junior Amateur Results        Boys Open: 1st      Wesley Heston            155 2nd     Mycah Feltman            158 Girls Open: 1st      Sarah Edwards            151 2nd     Alivia Ruk...More >>
  • RBC Heritage Picks Up Two Big Commitments

    RBC Heritage Picks Up Two Big Commitments

    Friday, March 4 2016 12:06 AM EST2016-03-04 05:06:12 GMT
    Friday, March 4 2016 12:06 AM EST2016-03-04 05:06:12 GMT
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – Two more members of Team RBC have committed to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.  Jason Day and Ernie Els will be competing in South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR event April 11-17 on Hilton Head Island.  They join Team RBC Ambassadors Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker who previously committed. Stewart Cink, Glen Day, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, Carl Pettersson, Boo Weekley are also slated to compete over the famed Harb...More >>
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – Two more members of Team RBC have committed to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.  Jason Day and Ernie Els will be competing in South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR event April 11-17 on Hilton Head Island.  They join Team RBC Ambassadors Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker who previously committed. Stewart Cink, Glen Day, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, Carl Pettersson, Boo Weekley are also slated to compete over the famed Harb...More >>
  • RBC Heritage Gets Six More Commitments

    RBC Heritage Gets Six More Commitments

    Thursday, February 25 2016 5:24 PM EST2016-02-25 22:24:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 25 2016 5:24 PM EST2016-02-25 22:24:39 GMT
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC -- Paul Casey, Ben Crane, Jason Kokrak, Peter Malnati, Seung-Yul Noh and Vaughn Taylor are the latest PGA TOUR Pros to commit to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.   Eight past champions previously committed. Stewart Cink, Glen Day, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, Graeme McDowell, Carl Pettersson, Brandt Snedeker and Boo Weekley are slated to compete over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links.  South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR eve...More >>
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC -- Paul Casey, Ben Crane, Jason Kokrak, Peter Malnati, Seung-Yul Noh and Vaughn Taylor are the latest PGA TOUR Pros to commit to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.   Eight past champions previously committed. Stewart Cink, Glen Day, Justin Leonard, Davis Love III, Graeme McDowell, Carl Pettersson, Brandt Snedeker and Boo Weekley are slated to compete over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links.  South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR eve...More >>
  • Eight Past Champions Return to The Harbour

    Eight Past Champions Return to The Harbour

    Thursday, February 11 2016 6:13 PM EST2016-02-11 23:13:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 11 2016 6:13 PM EST2016-02-11 23:13:11 GMT
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (February 11, 2016) Eight past champions have committed to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.  Five-time champion and Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III, plus two two-time champions Stewart Cink and Boo Weekley, headline the list of impressive past champs. They are joined by Glen Day, Justin Leonard and Carl Pettersson.  Two Team RBC Ambassadors, Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker, are also slated to compete over the famed Harbour Tow...More >>
    HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (February 11, 2016) Eight past champions have committed to the 48th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.  Five-time champion and Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III, plus two two-time champions Stewart Cink and Boo Weekley, headline the list of impressive past champs. They are joined by Glen Day, Justin Leonard and Carl Pettersson.  Two Team RBC Ambassadors, Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker, are also slated to compete over the famed Harbour Tow...More >>
  • Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Coming To Low Country

    Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Coming To Low Country

    Thursday, September 17 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-09-17 22:47:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 17 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-09-17 22:47:08 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, FL: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is excited to announce The Low County Jr. Shootout. The HJGT hosts over 190 tournaments per year throughout the country. The HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the country and has been in operation for 8 years. The tour offers junior boys and girls between the ages of 11-18 opportunities to earn national exposure while playing at premier venues. Since we are an open tour, we encourage any level of player to participate, from ...More >>
    JACKSONVILLE, FL: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is excited to announce The Low County Jr. Shootout. The HJGT hosts over 190 tournaments per year throughout the country. The HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the country and has been in operation for 8 years. The tour offers junior boys and girls between the ages of 11-18 opportunities to earn national exposure while playing at premier venues. Since we are an open tour, we encourage any level of player to participate, from ...More >>
  • PGA Tour Veteran Blake Adams Joins GSU Staff

    PGA Tour Veteran Blake Adams Joins GSU Staff

    Wednesday, August 12 2015 10:55 PM EDT2015-08-13 02:55:08 GMT
    Wednesday, August 12 2015 10:55 PM EDT2015-08-13 02:55:08 GMT
    PGA Tour Pro Blake Adams Joins Men’s Golf StaffFormer Eagle will serve as a volunteer assistant coachSTATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern men's golf coach Carter Collins announced today that PGA Tour Pro and former Eagle Blake Adams will join the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant.Adams has made 115 starts on the PGA Tour and finished in the top-25 in 21 events, including tying for seventh at the 2012 PGA Championship, held at the Ocean Course at Kiawah, and 21st at ...More >>
    PGA Tour Pro Blake Adams Joins Men’s Golf StaffFormer Eagle will serve as a volunteer assistant coachSTATESBORO, Ga. – Georgia Southern men's golf coach Carter Collins announced today that PGA Tour Pro and former Eagle Blake Adams will join the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant.Adams has made 115 starts on the PGA Tour and finished in the top-25 in 21 events, including tying for seventh at the 2012 PGA Championship, held at the Ocean Course at Kiawah, and 21st at ...More >>
  • SJGA Concludes Matt Warren Memorial

    SJGA Concludes Matt Warren Memorial

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 9:16 PM EDT2015-07-29 01:16:47 GMT
    Tuesday, July 28 2015 9:16 PM EDT2015-07-29 01:16:47 GMT
    Matt Warren Memorial Girls Champion-Sarah Edwards 172Matt Warren Memorial Boys Champion-Kolbe Kennedy 144Medalist:Boys 10-12: Jackson Longgrear 187Boys 13-14: Chris Hirata 162 2nd Flight: Davis Bush 186Boys 15-16: Parker Stone 1522nd Flight: Trey Miller3rd Flight: Logan Sapp 175Boys 17-18: Kolbe Kennedy 1442nd Flight: Will Bradley 168Girls 10-14: Sarah Edwards 172Girls 15-18: Gianna Ruiz 204More >>
    Matt Warren Memorial Girls Champion-Sarah Edwards 172Matt Warren Memorial Boys Champion-Kolbe Kennedy 144Medalist:Boys 10-12: Jackson Longgrear 187Boys 13-14: Chris Hirata 162 2nd Flight: Davis Bush 186Boys 15-16: Parker Stone 1522nd Flight: Trey Miller3rd Flight: Logan Sapp 175Boys 17-18: Kolbe Kennedy 1442nd Flight: Will Bradley 168Girls 10-14: Sarah Edwards 172Girls 15-18: Gianna Ruiz 204More >>
  • Former Pirate Tuten Qualifies for 115th US Amateur

    Former Pirate Tuten Qualifies for 115th US Amateur

    Tuesday, July 21 2015 11:42 PM EDT2015-07-22 03:42:01 GMT
    Tuesday, July 21 2015 11:42 PM EDT2015-07-22 03:42:01 GMT
    FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - Former Armstrong State University men's golf All-American Shad Tuten earned a berth into the 115th U.S. Amateur Championship by capturing a sectional qualifier on Tuesday, shooting a second consecutive round of 67 to earn one of two spots at the Amelia National Golf Club in Fernandina Beach, Fla.Tuten's two-day 134 total secured one of two spots among the 75 golfers who competed in Florida. He will now travel to the Olympia Fields Country...More >>
    FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. - Former Armstrong State University men's golf All-American Shad Tuten earned a berth into the 115th U.S. Amateur Championship by capturing a sectional qualifier on Tuesday, shooting a second consecutive round of 67 to earn one of two spots at the Amelia National Golf Club in Fernandina Beach, Fla.Tuten's two-day 134 total secured one of two spots among the 75 golfers who competed in Florida. He will now travel to the Olympia Fields Country...More >>
  • AJGA Tournament Underway On Hilton Head

    AJGA Tournament Underway On Hilton Head

    Tuesday, June 16 2015 10:33 PM EDT2015-06-17 02:33:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 16 2015 10:40 PM EDT2015-06-17 02:40:08 GMT
    The American Junior Golf Association tour makes a stop in our area this week for the IJGA Junior Open. After the first round of play, Michael Mattice leads on the boys side while Ana Paula Rimerez leads on the girls side.More >>
    The American Junior Golf Association tour makes a stop in our area this week for the IJGA Junior Open. After the first round of play, Michael Mattice leads on the boys side while Ana Paula Rimerez leads on the girls side.More >>
  • Local Club Fitter Gets National Recognition

    Local Club Fitter Gets National Recognition

    Thursday, June 4 2015 6:14 PM EDT2015-06-04 22:14:25 GMT
    Thursday, June 4 2015 6:14 PM EDT2015-06-04 22:14:25 GMT
    Savannah's Chip Usher recognized by Golf Digest as one of top 100 Club Fitters in U.S.Chip Usher-"There's a lot of golf businesses in the United States, so sure you like the recognition, and also, a lot of people have seen it, I've been amazed at the response."Usher has always liked to tinker, and build things, and calls his love of building golf clubs a natural progression. After spending 21 years in a successful financial job, his sideline became a fulltime job, so he made the move to full ...More >>
    Savannah's Chip Usher recognized by Golf Digest as one of top 100 Club Fitters in U.S.Chip Usher-"There's a lot of golf businesses in the United States, so sure you like the recognition, and also, a lot of people have seen it, I've been amazed at the response."Usher has always liked to tinker, and build things, and calls his love of building golf clubs a natural progression. After spending 21 years in a successful financial job, his sideline became a fulltime job, so he made the move to full ...More >>
  • Eagles 8th after day one of NCAA Golf Regionals

    Eagles 8th after day one of NCAA Golf Regionals

    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:50 PM EDT2015-05-15 02:50:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 14 2015 10:55 PM EDT2015-05-15 02:55:45 GMT
    Kim Koivu and Archer Price each fired a 73 to pace the Georgia Southern men's golf team at the Noblesville NCAA Regional at The Sagamore Club Thursday.More >>
    Kim Koivu and Archer Price each fired a 73 to pace the Georgia Southern men's golf team at the Noblesville NCAA Regional at The Sagamore Club Thursday.More >>
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    Oglethorpe Invitational

    Oglethorpe Invitational

    Kade McBrideKade McBride
    WILMINGTON ISLAND, GA - WTOC - Australian Kade McBride put on a charge on the final 9 to take the 2014 Oglethorpe Invitational by two shots over Daniel Pizetoski. McBride birdied the first three holesMore >>
    Australian Kade McBride wins the 2014 Oglethorpe Invitational.More >>
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    Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf

    Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf

    Bernhard LangerBernhard Langer
    With the Pro-Ams winding up it's time to talk about the serious side of this week and that is the Champions Tour event.  Most people around here think the team to beat is the team of Tom Lehman and pointsMore >>
    The top players like Charles Schwab Cup points leader Bernhard Langer are ready to begin the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.
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  • Growing The Game of Golf For Next Wave

    Growing The Game of Golf For Next Wave

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 10:32 PM EDT2016-07-14 02:32:51 GMT
    The Club at Savannah Harbor is using the entire month of July to as Celebrate Family Golf Month. That includes complimentary thirty minute golf clinics, a nine hole family friendly short course where juniors 18 and under play for free with parents.  The events also include a Parent Junior Tournament this Saturday, July 16th.  8AM Shotgun Start Scramble format from family friendly tees. 4 flights, $59 per adult/junior team. 6-9 Little Linksters 10-13 Future Stars 14-...More >>
    The Club at Savannah Harbor is using the entire month of July to as Celebrate Family Golf Month. That includes complimentary thirty minute golf clinics, a nine hole family friendly short course where juniors 18 and under play for free with parents.  The events also include a Parent Junior Tournament this Saturday, July 16th.  8AM Shotgun Start Scramble format from family friendly tees. 4 flights, $59 per adult/junior team. 6-9 Little Linksters 10-13 Future Stars 14-...More >>
  • Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Coming To Low Country

    Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Coming To Low Country

    Thursday, September 17 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-09-17 22:47:08 GMT
    Thursday, September 17 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-09-17 22:47:08 GMT
    JACKSONVILLE, FL: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is excited to announce The Low County Jr. Shootout. The HJGT hosts over 190 tournaments per year throughout the country. The HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the country and has been in operation for 8 years. The tour offers junior boys and girls between the ages of 11-18 opportunities to earn national exposure while playing at premier venues. Since we are an open tour, we encourage any level of player to participate, from ...More >>
    JACKSONVILLE, FL: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) is excited to announce The Low County Jr. Shootout. The HJGT hosts over 190 tournaments per year throughout the country. The HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the country and has been in operation for 8 years. The tour offers junior boys and girls between the ages of 11-18 opportunities to earn national exposure while playing at premier venues. Since we are an open tour, we encourage any level of player to participate, from ...More >>
  • AJGA Tournament Underway On Hilton Head

    AJGA Tournament Underway On Hilton Head

    Tuesday, June 16 2015 10:33 PM EDT2015-06-17 02:33:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 16 2015 10:40 PM EDT2015-06-17 02:40:08 GMT
    The American Junior Golf Association tour makes a stop in our area this week for the IJGA Junior Open. After the first round of play, Michael Mattice leads on the boys side while Ana Paula Rimerez leads on the girls side.More >>
    The American Junior Golf Association tour makes a stop in our area this week for the IJGA Junior Open. After the first round of play, Michael Mattice leads on the boys side while Ana Paula Rimerez leads on the girls side.More >>
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