Golf Tips Blog Posts

Pickleball Revolution: What is Pickleball?

August 15th, 2018

By Mark Anders, Head Pickleball Pro at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Some people think that pickleball is a game for “old people” or for people “who can’t play tennis anymore.” I’ve heard tennis friends disparagingly describe it as “not a real sport.” I understand these sentiments, being a fully addicted “tennisholic” for most of my… Read More…

10 Fun Things That Happen Daily at Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy

July 6th, 2018

By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Today, more than 40 people from ages 3 to 95 will take golf instruction at Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy. They will experience: 1. Golfers of every skill level will enjoy the exhilaration of the ball rocketing off the clubface and flying straight to the target. 2. An 80-year-old… Read More…

Summer Golf Fundamentals

June 2nd, 2018

Enjoy fun on the golf course this season. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Summer is a great time to play golf. It’s also the best time to experience the exhilaration of striking a golf ball correctly. When you’re on Hilton Head Island, there’s always a golf course near you where you can practice… Read More…

Be Playful on the Golf Greens!

May 1st, 2018

May is an ideal time to refine your swing and perfect your putt. Article by Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Photos courtesy of Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. You are invited to play golf in May on Hilton Head Island. Today, over 3,000 people will enjoy golf on one or more of our 23 championship golf… Read More…

Be Playful on the Golf Greens!

April 7th, 2018

April is a great time to have fun on the golf course and on the sidelines at the RBC Heritage. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort 1. Play golf. The word “play” means to entertain yourself and to have fun. There’s no better way to do that than to get engaged in the game of golf…. Read More…

RBC Heritage

April 3rd, 2018

RBC Heritage Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence on Hilton Head Island By Allison Hersh It’s no secret that Hilton Head Island will celebrate a monumental milestone this month. When the RBC Heritage tees off on April 9, this iconic golf tournament will officially celebrate its 50th anniversary. In 1969, Sea Pines founder and developer Charles… Read More…

Spring Golf Tips

March 16th, 2018

Spring is here, and the azaleas are blooming across Hilton Head Island. Here are six perspectives to help add some spring into your golf game in 2018. S. Start a leisure sport. Golf is a leisure sport you can play for a lifetime. As defined by Webster’s Dictionary, leisure is “free unoccupied time when a… Read More…

Golf Goals for 2018

January 4th, 2018

  As the New Year gets underway, now is the perfect time to set your golf goals for 2018. Fortunately, Hilton Head Island is one of the best places on earth to develop your skills on the green. Here are a few golf goals to set for yourself in the year ahead: 1. Learn what makes… Read More…

The 12 Golf Gifts of Christmas

December 6th, 2017

Discover a dozen exciting holiday treats for your favorite golfer. “On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…” This year, give your loved one the gift of golf. Consider these dynamite dozen quick and easy options that can be shipped directly to your favorite golfer: 1. Personalized Titleist golf balls and… Read More…

THE LANGUAGE OF GOLF: Golf offers a Unique, Colorful Vocabulary

November 6th, 2017

Learning to be bilingual opens doors of opportunities, helps slow down dementia and makes your brain stronger. Golf has its own colorful language, and understanding these words, metaphors and statements can enlighten you for even more enjoyment as a spectator while lowering your score as a player. Did you know that the driver, the longest… Read More…