Golf Tips Blog Posts

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…

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…