South Carolina


FoundersGroup

Palmetto Course at Myrtlewood Reopens Following Extensive Renovation

October 8, 2019

The Palmetto Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, long one of Myrtle Beach’s most popular layouts, reopened following extensive renovation. more >>


MyrtleBeachGolf

Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Reopen Following Brush with Hurricane Dorian

September 12, 2019

Myrtle Beach golf courses reopened over the weekend following a brush with Hurricane Dorian. more >>


FoundersGroup

Myrtlewood Golf Club's Palmetto Course Ready to Reopen

August 30, 2019

Myrtlewood Golf Club’s Palmetto Course has undergone a summer renovation, and is is on schedule for reopening on Labor Day weekend. more >>


FoundersGroup

Myrtlewood Golf Club's Palmetto Course Reopens for Play on September 1 Following Extensive Renovation

August 29, 2019

Myrtlewood Golf Club’s Palmetto Course has been closed for renovation this past summer and will reopen for play on September 1. more >>


PlayGolfMyrtleBeach

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship Announces Purple Bag Project

August 27, 2019

The PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship partners with Crown Royal on a Purple Bag Project event. more >>



PlayGolfMyrtleBeach

Myrtle Beach Golf Notes Surge in Play

August 19, 2019

The Myrtle Beach golf community, from Georgetown, S.C., to Brunswick County, N.C., enjoyed a surge in both rounds and revenue in one month. more >>


ProjectGolf

Decorated Military Veteran and Golf Industry Professional Gene Augustine Named Director of Project Golf, a Myrtle Beach-Based Grow the Game Initiative

June 17, 2019

Gene Augustine has been named the first director of Project Golf, an ambitious grow the game initiative. more >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson Christens New Facility at Namesake Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach

May 6, 2019

Dustin Johnson has christened the new facility at his namesake golf school at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>


PPR

Inaugural Pickleball Coach Certification held on Hilton Head Island

September 17, 2018

Professional Pickleball Registry conducted its first ever Pickleball Certification Workshop at Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center. more >>


Tidewater

Tidewater Ranked Among Top Three Myrtle Beach Golf Courses By SC Golf Course Ratings Panel

May 14, 2018

The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has unveiled its list of the top layouts in the Palmetto State, and Tidewater Golf Club did well. more >>



Quidditch

Make This Your 2019 Sports Event Destination

December 13, 2017

Predictably sunny days and an incredibly hardworking Experience Columbia SC Sports team pair perfectly to provide an ideal planning experience for... more >>


FD

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission: Field a Winning Tournament

September 20, 2017

Need a tournament host? Here’s one thing to remember: all roads lead to the Midlands of South Carolina and the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission.... more >>


Articles

blank Article | September 4, 2019
New Homes for Away Teams

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The continued evolution of sports venues – updates to surfaces, lighting, security and amenities – all helps to create the best possible...   More>>


CrimeScene Article | August 7, 2019
Gang Violence Cited in Pool and Park Closings

By: Michael Popke

It’s a sad state of affairs: sports facilities where people go to have kids escape from danger are still prone to them. Gang violence and shootings...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
The Growth of Lacrosse

By: Judy Leand

Lacrosse has ditched its niche status, becoming one of the fastest-growing team sports in America. From 2001 to 2017, total participation skyrocketed...   More>>


blank Article | April 25, 2019
The Allure of College Towns

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In college towns across the U.S., great sports venues await, surrounded with storied traditions and filled with potential. Want to visit? Join this...   More>>


blank Article | April 24, 2019
Hooked on Fishing

By: Judy Leand

Whether it plays out on a bass boat, from the shoreline, on the ocean or through the ice, fishing is big business for cities across the U.S. Prime...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Splash Landings

By: Michael Popke

Maybe it’s the blue water. Maybe it’s the sounds of the crowd. Maybe it’s the scent of chlorine. Whatever its secret ingredient is, swimming...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
The Changing Landscape of Golf

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Once reputed to be a sport for men of a certain age and income, golf has a new and growing demographic: youth. Children’s and high school-age...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2018
A Change of Venue

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometimes, we just need a change of scenery. In a new place, under new conditions, event owners and rights holders are often able to put a new spin...   More>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Wheels Up

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Skateboarding and BMX are uniquely urban sports. Both evolved on cityscapes: downtown concrete slopes and railings that made riding challenging,...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Rowing Case study | March 19, 2017
Columbia’s Winning Combination of Surprising Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Three rivers flow through Columbia, South Carolina, helping the city earn its status among the top 10 paddlesports destinations in the country. One... More>>


blank Case study | July 22, 2016
Beauty of the Beach   

By: Andrew Cohen

Let’s make one thing perfectly clear. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, isn’t built on sand. Don’t get us wrong: 60 miles of beach is a huge asset... More>>


blank Case study | July 21, 2016
With NCAA Ban Over, That Greenville Is Back in the Game   

By: Michael Popke

A year has passed since the Confederate flag came down and the NCAA ended its rule against championship sites in South Carolina. That opened the... More>>



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