Tag: South Carolina

2023 World Amateur

Golf’s premier recreational amateur tournament is preparing to celebrate a milestone anniversary, and 3,260 players from all 50 states and 17 countries are descending on Myrtle Beach for an event that is equal parts competition and camaraderie.

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Hilton Head Island Golf

Now is the ideal time for golfers to book the perfect fall golf getaway to “Hilton Head, America’s Golf Island,” to ensure accommodation and course availability and to take advantage of outstanding rates at Hilton Head Golf Island.

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Crescent Pointe Golf Club Acquired by Metropolitan Golf Group

Metropolitan Golf Group, a full-service golf course and country club owner/operator and management organization based in New Jersey, announced that it has purchased a golf club in the Hilton Head Island market to add to its portfolio. In April, Crescent Pointe Golf Club in Bluffton, an Arnold Palmer Signature design, was acquired in an all-cash transaction.

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40th World-Am Championship

The World Amateur Handicap Championship, which is again expected to attract 3,200+ players from all 50 states and 20 countries, will begin accepting entries for its 40th annual event Feb 15th. The 72-hole tournament brings golfers from every walk of life together to enjoy the competition and camaraderie.

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Hot Golf Markets

The real estate market might be cooling off nationally, with mortgage rates higher than they’ve been in over a decade. Aggregating all the data, it certainly appears that the seller’s market of 2020 and 2021 is gone, and an equilibrium is emerging. But just as it’s been since mid-2020, private golf communities in the Sun Belt continue to buck the trends. Here are three markets to watch in 2023 as golf participation continues to surge.

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Caledonia and True Blue: Two of America’s Premier Resort Courses

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Club, two of the most decorated courses in all of golf-rich South Carolina, have opened 2023 with another national honor. The Mike Strantz designs earned a spot among “Golfweek’s Best 2023: Top 200 resort courses in the U.S.,” the magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s premier destination layouts. Golfweek’s panel of experts evaluated courses from coast to coast and when the scores were tallied, Caledonia was ranked No. 49 and True Blue was No. 85.

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