South Carolina


NationalLawEnforcementGolf

Myrtle Beach Announces Law Enforcement Golf Classic for this Fall

January 15, 2021

The event will make its home on four of the destination's premier courses, beginning on October 31. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Nation 2021 Regional Championship Schedule Announced

January 15, 2021

The 2021 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation schedule has opportunities for grassroots anglers to battle on the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


MLF_Big5

Major League Fishing Announces Details of High School Fishing Tournament Circuit

January 14, 2021

Major League Fishing (MLF) announced the schedule, rules, payouts and entry dates for the 2021 season of High School Fishing. more >>


StudentAnglerFederation

Full Schedule Released for 2021 Student Angler Federation

January 11, 2021

The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation (SAF) announces the 2021 High School Fishing sanctioned schedule. more >>


Shipyard

Shipyard Park Announces Events for 2021

January 11, 2021

Shipyard Park is excited to release its full schedule of 2021 tournaments. more >>



Bassmaster

Clear Lake Named Best Bass Fishery Of The Past Decade

August 31, 2020

Since 2012, Bassmaster Magazine has released annual rankings of the country’s best bass fisheries. more >>


DoubleTreeLogo

State Official Marks Reconstruction Progress at Iconic Springmaid Pier

May 26, 2020

The reconstruction of the Springmaid Pier at Doubletree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront continues to progress. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


CentralSC

Central SC Launches Redesigned Website

April 27, 2020

Central SC has a newly launched website showcasing the region's talented workforce, world-class industries, and remarkable quality of life. more >>


PTR

Corey Gauff Named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

April 20, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... 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

DustinJohnson Article | January 3, 2021
Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Writes Its Own Success Story

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Golf – one of the few sports that actually grew during the pandemic – will see a showcase of its future leaderboard stars in March as the Dustin...   More>>


HS Soccer Article | December 6, 2020
With Phoenix Stopping Tournaments, Event Owners Look to Texas, Florida

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Youth sports are starting to bear an eerie and unpleasant resemblance to a wagon train of settlers trying to find a decent place to live – but...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


blank Article | September 1, 2020
Perfect Landings for Gymnastics Events

By: Judy Leand

Highly competitive and entertaining, and with a unique blend of athleticism, strength and grace, gymnastics draws legions of participants and fans....   More>>


blank Article | September 1, 2020
Softball Facilities: Hitting it Out of the Park

By: Peter Francesconi

As softball prepares to make its triumphant return to the Olympics, organizers are looking forward to resuming their tournaments. The sport remains...   More>>


NTBA Article | August 30, 2020
Travel Basketball Generates Economic Impact for Myrtle Beach

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Three back-to-back youth tournaments. 80 teams each. Five courts playing at a time. One very hardworking venue staff. And one big win for everyone...   More>>


Cornhole Article | August 15, 2020
Flying High in Participation, Cornhole One of the First Travel Sports to Rebound

By: Michael Popke

The American Cornhole Association calls it “America’s favorite tailgate party game,” the American Cornhole League has its eyes on the Olympics,...   More>>


Article | July 16, 2020
Game On for Youth Sports as Summer Tournaments Begin

By: Michael Popke, Mary Helen Sprecher

The youth sports scene doesn’t just have signs of life, it has some great case studies of success. You just need to know where to look. Across...   More>>


blank Article | July 1, 2020
Teeming with Variety, Ready for Teams

By: Cindy Cantrell

The Southeastern region is a sports mecca, with teams and fans alike drawn to its year-round sunshine and mild winters. Proximity to both sandy...   More>>


Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   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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