Golf

Hideki Matsuyama wins the Masters to become first Japanese major champion

Hideki Matsuyama wins the Masters to become first Japanese major champion.

With a wave and smile, Lee Elder helps open the Masters

Johnson, McIlroy seeking exclusive company at the Masters

Koepka hobbled, but plans to fight through at the Masters

Tee times, pairings released for Masters first and second rounds

Jordan Spieth a winner again heading to Augusta National

Masters week has arrived: Here’s what to expect

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Kids put on show in Drive, Chip and Putt finals at Augusta

  Gov. McMaster announces new PGA TOUR event coming in June to SC

Preparations underway for 53rd RBC Heritage

PGA TOUR event coming to Ridgeland, S.C. this summer

  Svensson wins 2021 Club Car Championship at The Landings Club in a playoff

  RBC Heritage volunteers prepare for the upcoming tournament

  The Club Car Championship recognizes Military Appreciation Day

For the third round of Savannah’s professional golf tournament, the biggest stars are outside the ropes.

S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources investigating harassment of alligator at golf resort

South Carolina’s Department of Natural Resources opened an investigation on Tuesday into the harassment of an alligator at the Fripp Island Golf & Beach Resort on St. Helena Island.

  A Club Car competitor is raising money for lupus research for his fiancé

Shad Tuten is from Augusta and resides in Florida, but he played college golf at Armstrong and spent enough time here that he calls Savannah home. As he plays this week, he has a special spectator following along, and together they’re raising awareness for an important cause.

  Local golfers bringing fans to Club Car Championship

Sam Saunders, who happens to be the grandson of golf legend Arnold Palmer, was on crutches just ten days ago after a leg break back in January.

  Sponsorship brings security to Savannah golf championship

  Former Landings club pro returns for 2021 Club Car Championship

  First round wraps of the Club Car Championship

  Good News: Volunteers at the Club Car Championship at The Landings Club

  Two local teens making pro golf debut in 2021 Club Car Championship

  Young golfers learn from pros at Club Car Championship junior clinic

  Community Champions: Korn Ferry Tour pro starts fundraiser for Lupus research

Shad Tuten hopes his pro-am partners didn’t mind that he was happy to save his best shots for when tournament play begins in the Club Car Championship at The Landings Club.

RBC Heritage holds virtual media day

The RBC Heritage Media Day went virtual Thursday morning, with reigning champion Webb Simpson and tournament officials previewing next months tournament on a Zoom call.

World #1 Johnson returning to RBC Heritage

The world's top ranked golfer, Dustin Johnson, will be back at Harbour Town this April seeking his first career RBC Heritage title.

  Bluffton’s Nimmer in RBC Heritage field with sponsors exemption

Bluffton native Bryson Nimmer has had success in past events put on by the Heritage Classic Foundation. Now he'll get his chance in the main event: the RBC Heritage next month.

PGA, LPGA pros wearing red and black Sunday to honor Tiger Woods

Woods was involved in a serious car crash in Los Angeles last week.

PGA to limit number of fans at 2021 championship on Kiawah Island

The PGA announced it will limit the number of spectators on site for 2021 PGA Championship in May.

  Georgia Southern’s women’s golf team is fundraising for invitational in Arizona

The pandemic has left athletic departments across the country having to make difficult decisions when it comes to allocating funds, so the Georgia Southern women’s golf team is looking to Eagle nation for support.

2021 RBC Heritage will be played with limited spectators

The Heritage Classic Foundation announced Thursday that the RBC Heritage will take place this year with limited spectators.

Masters to allow patrons in 2021 — with limits

Fred Ridley, chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, announced Tuesday that the club intends to allow a limited number of patrons at the 85th Masters tournament.

  Savannah Golf Championship secures sponsorship with The Landings Club

The Landings Club will be the presenting sponsor of the event it has hosted since 2018. It will now be called The Savannah Golf Championship at The Landings.

  Father-son duo compete for Savannah City Amateur Championship

John Skedas II said he had won the 2020 Savannah City Amateur Championship before he ever hit the course on Sunday.

2020 Masters tee times, pairings

The most unusual Masters Week in tournament history continued Tuesday in Augusta as players got in some more fine tuning before Thursday’s first round.

May River claims SCHSL girls’ golf title

May River pulled away for the Class 4A state girls' golf title Tuesday on Hilton Head Island.

Eagles hold 36-hole lead at Bash in the Boro

Georgia Southern jumps out to a lead in the Bash in the Boro.

Savannah Golf Championship wraps up

Battling a crowded leaderboard, Saturday’s leader Evan Harmeling emerged victorious for his first Korn Ferry Tour title, winning in a play-off.

McCarthy excited, confident in return to Savannah as champ

Defending Savannah Golf Champion Dan McCarthy returns to The Landings this week with good memories and confidence in his game.

  Rescheduled Savannah Golf Championship tees off Thursday

The Savannah Golf Championship returns to Skidaway Island this week, bringing with it some of the Korn Ferry Tour’s best players.

  Good News: Southbridge Golf Club rebounding under new ownership

The best comeback in local golf this year did not come on a course, but rather by a course.

  Ronald Open Golf Tournament held at Savannah Habor

It was the second day of the annual fundraiser Beer, Guys, Cigars and Golf. Monday, teams all teed off at the at the Savannah Harbor Golf Club.

No patrons at the Masters this year, ANGC says

The Augusta National Golf Club has ruled there will be no patrons at the Masters this year.

  HHI teenager wins 89th South Carolina Amateur Championship

Jonathan Griz won the 89th South Carolina Amateur Championship Sunday at Columbia Country Club in Blythewood, becoming the youngest winner in the tournament’s history.

Fripp, Saxton claim Savannah City Junior titles

The girls' open title was decided in a sudden death playoff, while the defending boys' open champ staged a late rally to make it two in a row.

GSGA Junior, Girls champions crowned in Savannah

The Georgia State Golf Association crowned new Girls and Junior Champions Wednesday in Savannah.

Simpson sets Heritage scoring record, claims 2020 title

Webb Simpson sets a new Heritage 72 hole scoring record (262, -22) and wins at Harbour Town for the first time.

  PGA Tour golfers criticize Hilton Head for loose COVID-19 restrictions after player tests positive

The third round of the RBC Heritage is in the books, and so is the PGA Tour’s first positive COVID-19 case.

  No fans on the course, but spectators still present at Sea Pines

On a typical Saturday at the RBC Heritage, Harbour Town Golf Links would be packed with fans sporting their best tartan attire, but the 52nd RBC Heritage is anything but typical.

  Bluffton’s mayor among RBC Heritage volunteers

Being a volunteer at the RBC Heritage is a coveted position, but with no fans, there are significantly less people on the course this year, and with less people, less volunteers are needed.

  Security still tight for 52nd RBC Heritage

The RBC Heritage tournament may look different without fans, but keeping the players and everyone involved safe is still a top priority for Sea Pines.

RBC Heritage volunteers sport tartan pandemic-style during tournament

The tartan fashion is a mainstay of the RBC Heritage week.

  UGA senior playing in the RBC Heritage

With one swing of the club, Georgia's Spencer Ralston accomplished a goal he's been working toward for years; playing a PGA Tour event.

  Security still vital at RBC Heritage even without fans

The RBC Heritage may look different without fans but keeping the players and everyone involved safe is a top priority for Sea Pines.

  Golfer withdraws from RBC Heritage after testing positive for COVID-19

A golfer has withdrawn from the RBC Heritage after testing positive for COVID-19.

Pan tees off at modified Heritage opening ceremony

It wasn't the usual grandeur we normally see at the Heritage opening ceremonies, but defending champ C.T. Pan did get to tee off into the Calibogue Sound.

  PGA Tour players, staff test negative for COVID-19 at RBC Heritage

The 52nd RBC Heritage is back on Hilton Head Island, but not without some precautions.

Podcast: Rescheduled RBC Heritage a welcome sight for sports fans

Jake Wallace, Lyndsey Gough and Tim Guidera discuss the upcoming RBC Heritage. Some big names are partaking in this year's tournament as the golf world begins returning.

Players arrive for RBC Heritage

The RBC Heritage isn’t happening at its usual time, but it is happening this week at Harbour Town.

Top golfers in finalized RBC Heritage field

The field is set for the RBC Heritage next week on Hilton Head Island.

PGA Tour returning, top golfers preparing for RBC Heritage

The PGA Tour is set to return to action next weekend and is Hilton Head Island bound in just two weeks for the rescheduled RBC Heritage.

U.S. Women’s Mid-Am at Berkeley Hall canceled

One of the top amateur tournaments in the country, scheduled to be played in Bluffton this August, is now off because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Savannah’s Wohn earns PGA of America scholarship

One of the best young golfers to come from Savannah recently is now getting help to pursue her career in the sport from the PGA of America.

Savannah Golf Championship rescheduled, fans allowed

Weeks after the RBC Heritage was rescheduled for this summer, now Savannah’s pro tournament is back on the slate.

  Sea Pines Cares package helps employees in RBC Heritage absence

To help those employees between now and June, the Heritage has launched the Sea Pines cares package.It offers a rare discount to play the iconic PGA Tour course on Hilton Head Island with the funds going to help employees.

  RBC Heritage rescheduled for June, to be played with no spectators

The first round of the RBC Heritage was scheduled to tee off on Thursday morning on Hilton Head Island. Instead, the PGA TOUR announced it has been rescheduled to be played in June.

Report: RBC Heritage could be played this summer

Golf Digest reports the RBC Heritage could be rescheduled to play on June 18-21 at Harbour Town Golf Links.

2020 Masters golf tournament targeting November

On what would normally be Masters Monday, Augusta National announced new tentative dates for this year's tournament.

PGA Tour canceling more events, including the RBC Heritage

he PGA Tour has decided to cancel more upcoming events, including the RBC Heritage held in Hilton Head.

Area golfers play through COVID-19 concerns

While most of the sports world has been brought to a halt by coronavirus, golfers in Savannah are still taking to the course.

Savannah Golf Championship canceled by PGA Tour

The PGA Tour has canceled all events through April 5, including the Savannah Golf Championship.

  Darius Rucker Intercollegiate boasts another strong field

Ten of the nation's top 20 women's college golf teams are among those competing in the strong field at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate this weekend.

Eagles go wire-to-wire for Colleton River win

Georgia Southern picked up their second win of the 2019-2020 season close to home, going wire-to-wire at the Colleton River Collegiate in Bluffton.

Pan returns to Harbour Town, set on defending title

C.T. Pan returned to the site of his first career PGA Tour victory Monday for RBC Heritage Media Day.

  Savannah Golf Championship holds media day

The Savannah Golf Championship heated up on Monday when Korn Ferry Tour and tournament officials gathered in Forsyth Park for the event’s annual media day.

Webb Simpson commits to RBC Heritage

Former US Open champ will play at Hilton Head

  Savannah Golf Championship brings new twists in 2020

In addition to bringing golf’s up and coming stars to Savannah, the Savannah Golf Championship plans to enhance entertainment opportunities for fans all around the course.

Dye, legendary golf course designer, dies at 94

Pete Dye, the legendary golf course designer who built some of America's most famous and challenging courses, died Thursday at 94. He built several courses in the Low Country, including Harbour Town Golf Links.

  Glynn County golf legend to become CBS commentator

Davis Love III is about to put down his putter in a few weeks for a new part-time career as a CBS commentator.

  Long Drive fundraiser to benefit adaptive golf program

Local golfers will be able to do more than just talk about how long they drive the ball-they can prove it at a competition that will benefit the adaptive golf program at Hunter Army Airfield.

Savannah Golf Championship sets 2020 tournament dates

The Savannah Golf Championship will return to The Landings for the third straight year in April 2020.