South Carolina


USL

USL Announces Dates, Locations of 2021 Kick Offs

April 9, 2021

The 168-game regular season will kick off on Saturday, April 10, making it the first professional men’s league in the US to do so. more >>


AAU

AAU Kicks Off April with Full Calendar of Events

March 31, 2021

AAU welcomes spring with a variety of youth sports events nationwide. more >>


AAU

AAU Wrestling Tournament Continues Action-Packed Calendar of Events

March 18, 2021

The AAU Black Hills Folkstyle World Championship in Spearfish, South Dakota is the latest entry in the line-up of youth sports. more >>


Ripken

Ripken Baseball Announces New Events for Spring, Summer 2021

March 16, 2021

Ripken Baseball has added new spring and summer events in a variety of locations nationwide. more >>


FishersOfMen

2021 Fishers of Men Realtree Fishing High School Angler National Championship Coming to Lake Hartwell

March 12, 2021

The 2021 Fishers of Men Realtree Fishing High School Angler National Championship Event will be June 30-July 3 at Lake Hartwell. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Venues Honored with Golfweek Article

March 22, 2021

52 Troon-affiliated courses have been named to Golfweek’s “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. 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 >>



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

blank Article | February 26, 2021
Back on Course

By: Judy Leand

While many sports were put on hold this past year, golf was one of the few that recorded a surge in participation and retail sales. It also...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Redesigning a Destination’s Website: A Case Study

By: Justin Binke

Back in the fall, MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com launched its newly designed, content-focused website. The new site, which aligns with the destination’s...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Basketball’s Full-Court Press

By: Peter Francesconi

Basketball has always been one of the most popular sports for travel teams and rec play, with activity that spans all ages, both male and female. And...   More>>


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>>


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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