South Carolina


PlayGolfMyrtleBeach

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship Announces Details of Event

August 12, 2019

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship has announced further details of their event later this month. more >>


Bassmaster

Grassroots B.A.S.S. Fishing Championships To Be Held On Lake Hartwell, South Carolina

July 25, 2019

Anderson, S.C., on the shores of Lake Hartwell is becoming a frequent and favorite stop for Bassmaster fishing tournaments. more >>


PTR

PTR Celebrates 30 Years of Wheelchair Tennis This Summer

July 5, 2019

Professional Tennis Registry has announced it has been hosting the Wheelchair Tennis Championships on Hilton Head Island for 30 years. more >>


PlayGolfMyrtleBeach

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach Announces New Kids' Golf Program

June 26, 2019

More than 50 Grand Strand courses, including some of the area’s most prominent, are allowing kids to play for free with a paying adult. more >>


FoundersGroup

Grande Dunes Resort Club Will Host South Carolina Open in July

June 24, 2019

The Carolinas PGA section (CPGA), one of America’s largest, has selected Grande Dunes to host the South Carolina Open July 8-11. more >>


FoundersGroup

Founders Group Announces Golf Event in Myrtle Beach

June 3, 2019

Founders Group International has finalized plans to host National Women’s Golf Day events at four Myrtle Beach area courses on June 4. more >>


NCAA

TPC Myrtle Beach Ready to Wrap Up Play for NCAA Regional

May 15, 2019

TPC Myrtle Beach is in near perfect condition as play wraps up today for the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional, which began May 13. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. 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 >>


Claflin

Claflin University Accepted as Newest Member of the CIAA

April 23, 2018

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Board of Directors has voted to accept Claflin University as a member. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


HarrisTeeter

Cooper River Bridge Run Announces Harris Teeter as Sponsor

January 8, 2018

The Cooper River Bridge Run, the annual 10K race over the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, announced that Harris Teeter as its 2018 Presenting Sponsor. 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

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>>


blank Article | December 27, 2018
Basketball Makes a Fast Break

By: Peter Francesconi

Most U.S. kids have bounced a basketball and shot for the hoop. Basketball courts are everywhere — at schools, in playgrounds, on driveways and in...   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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