Golf Tips Blog Posts

Doug Weaver, the Golf Whisperer

April 18th, 2019

When I sat down at the kitchen table in Doug Weaver’s home to interview him about his induction into the Low Country Golf Hall of Fame, his wife plunked down a three-inch thick binder filled with clippings, letters and photos dating from the 1980s. She watched me turn the pages out of the corners of… Read More…

Get Your Plaid On! at the RBC Heritage

April 10th, 2019

The tradition continues April 15-21, 2019 when the biggest names on the PGA tour return to the Harbour Town Golf Links in The Sea Pines Resort for the 51st annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. In 2018, Satoshi Kodaira captured his first PGA Tour victory at the RBC Heritage with a 25-foot birdie putt on… Read More…

March Golf Musings

March 6th, 2019

By Doug Weaver, Director of Instruction, Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy Enjoy every moment out on the course this month. March is an ideal time of year to play golf on Hilton Head Island. Here are a few thoughts to keep in mind when you’re out on the green this month: M – Music Music and… Read More…

Thoughts about Golf in 2019

January 2nd, 2019

Refine your game and sharpen your swing in the New Year. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort The New Year is the perfect time to get serious about improving your golf game. 2    Two reasons to play golf are fun and activity. Golf is a leisure sport that requires very little effort and provides… Read More…

Give the Gift of Golf this Season.

December 5th, 2018

Discover creative holiday gift ideas for the golfer in your life. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort The holiday season is the ideal time to remember your favorite golfer. Here are a few thoughts about the gift of golf, as well as great golf gifts. The Front 9: Golf teaches priceless lessons each and… Read More…

Golf: A Game of Opposites

November 19th, 2018

Learn how to improve your results on the golf course. By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort On page 116 of Tiger Woods’ book, Tiger Woods: How I Play Golf, this legendary player says, “From a scientific standpoint, golf is a game of opposites. I think that is what makes it such a hard game… Read More…

Fall Golf Fever

October 2nd, 2018

OCTOBER spells GOLF Outstanding way to spend a day off with a leisurely game of golf. The word “leisurely” means unhurried, relaxed or slowly.  Our culture says to do more, and proper golf says to do less. The Scottish, who invented golf, named one of their golf clubs “The Play Club.” An American man brought… Read More…

GOLF MANIA: September is a great month to tee off on Hilton Head Island.

September 11th, 2018

By Doug Weaver, Director of Golf Instruction at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort “Golf is not just an exercise; it’s an adventure, a romance…a Shakespeare play in which disaster and comedy are intertwined.” -Harold Segall September is the best time for golf on Hilton Head Island. It’s the sweetest month to play golf, with low humidity, mild… Read More…

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…