South Carolina


Bassmaster

Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops Moving to South Carolina

March 3, 2021

The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series will move to South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, B.A.S.S. officials announced. more >>


DustinJohnson

Myrtle Beach Ready to Host Promising Junior Golfers

March 2, 2021

The sixth annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Presented by Fujikura will be held March 5-7, 2021. more >>


AAU

AAU Announces Events for Spring, Summer 2021

March 1, 2021

AAU has released its spring and summer calendar of events, with a variety of events in locations nationwide. more >>


GNCC

2021 GNCC Series Ready to Kick Off

February 17, 2021

The 2021 GNCC Series will kick off in Union, S.C., on Feb. 20-21 with the 24th Annual Big Buck GNCC. more >>


MLF

Bad Weather Postpones Two MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Events Scheduled for Saturday

February 11, 2021

MLF announced that two Phoenix Bass Fishing League events scheduled for Saturday have been postponed due to inclement weather. 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 >>


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 >>



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

Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves

By: Michael Popke

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Softball Raises Its Game

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball’s popularity continues to grow, not just in the U.S., but worldwide. In 2020, it returns as an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Summer Games....   More>>


Article | September 6, 2017
Balls in Malls: Developer Promotes New Indoor Facility with Single Basketball Court

By: Michael Popke

Malls have been host to carousels, amusement parks and karaoke concerts, all with the singular goal of enticing patronage. The latest entry into the...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


Article | July 26, 2017
“Shut up!”, Says SC Youth Soccer Association to Parents

By: Michael Popke

Directors of youth sports events might want to keep an eye (and ear) on what happens in South Carolina over the next few months. The South Carolina...   More>>


blank Article | July 24, 2017
Warm Southeastern Hospitality

By: Kathleen A. DeMarco

The Southeast, known for its hospitality, offers a winning combining of world-class multi-sport and unique venues, family- and budget-friendly...   More>>


blank Article | July 23, 2017
Carrying On the Combat Tradition

By: Juli Anne Patty

People have always wanted to compete. In the early days of sport, combat was not just a thrilling competition, but also a necessary survival skill....   More>>


blank Article | July 21, 2017
Scoring Big With Lacrosse

By: Peter Francesconi

Lacrosse has been played on the North American continent for centuries. Today, it’s one of the fastest-growing team sports in the U.S., spreading...   More>>


blank Article | May 30, 2017
Meet the Mentors: Who's Who in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sports tourism has continued to grow exponentially, leading to more events, more athletes and more economic impact. As events proliferate across the...   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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