About Shane Sharp

Shane Sharp is a longtime golf writer based in Greenville, S.C. In addition to running his content marketing business, Southbound 4, he's a regular contributor to GOLF Magazine, Golf Inc., Club Management and other golf magazines and websites.

Rocking the Cradle of American Golf: Pinehurst Resort

Rocking the Cradle of American Golf: Pinehurst Resort Marries a Storied Past with a Limitless Future For most golfers, the “Cradle of American Golf,” as it’s known, needs no introduction. The timeless Sandhills golf destination founded in 1895 by James Walker Tufts hosted three U.S. Opens on its famed No. 2 course in the span of [...]

By |2021-07-21T19:32:56-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: North Carolina|Tags: , , , , , |

Tom Fazio’s Top 10 Mountain Golf Courses

With all due respect to Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Donald Ross, Tom Fazio is the undisputed king of modern mountain golf course architecture. From the Blue Ridge to the Rockies and numerous ranges in between, the master architect has more nationally ranked mountain layouts than his World Golf Hall of Fame contemporaries combined. The former [...]

By |2021-07-15T18:05:11-04:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , , , , |

Rumbling Bald Rolls Out Fall 2021 Golf Packages

36-Hole Retreat on North Carolina’s Stunning Lake Lure Ideal for Golf Groups, Buddy Trips LAKE LURE, N.C. – Rumbling Bald, the 36-hole golf retreat on North Carolina’s stunning Lake Lure just two hours west of Charlotte, is rolling out its golf package lineup for the fall, customized for golf groups of any size and ideal for [...]

Sea Pines Country Club’s Racquet Facilities Ranked 14th in the U.S. by Club + Resort Business

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – The tennis and pickleball center at Sea Pines Country Club, Hilton Head Island’s distinguished private club, is ranked among the “Top 45 Racquet Facilities in the U.S.” by Club + Resort Business (C + RB), coming in at 14 on the inaugural list. In recognizing the club’s market-leading facilities, C + [...]

By |2021-06-25T21:02:27-04:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , |

Hilton Head: America’s Golf Island Remains a Heavyweight Golf Destination

Golf course construction may have ground to a halt over the past two decades, but that hasn’t stopped a stable of high-end resorts and destinations from opening in recent years. Traveling golfers have been treated to the likes of new brand-new properties like Sand Valley, Streamsong, Cabot Cliffs and Big Cedar Lodge. And storied resorts like [...]

By |2021-06-25T21:02:12-04:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: , , |

Three Mountain Golf ‘Must Plays’ for Summer in the Southeast

Summer is officially upon us in the Southeast, and so is the heat, humidity, afternoon thunderstorms and pesky bugs that tend to come along with it. Fortunately, the towering peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains cut through the center of the region like an ancient metamorphic rock divider. The postcard-ready summits and vales of this section [...]

By |2021-06-21T19:45:55-04:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Golf Destinations|Tags: |
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