The First Tee of Greater Charleston will use a lottery registration for the Summer Core Programs in an effort to make the process fair for all parents and participants.
Ocean Course caddies are a combination of swing coach, psychologist, nature guide and golfing buddy. Good shoes and sunscreen required.
Gene Sapakoff column: Patron fun at the 85th Masters includes collecting popular beer cups and trying a new chicken salad sandwich while watching the best players in the world on the greatest golf course
Gene Sapakoff column: There are a lot of potentially fun final pairings for the 2021 PGA Championship set for the Ocean Course in May, including the defending champion and a re-emerging star
Gene Sapakoff column: The confluence of Lee Elder, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as Masters honorary starters led to a talk of a too-often forgotten part of Augusta history.
Augusta National Golf Club chairman Fred Ridley during his annual State of the Masters address would rather have talked more about South Carolinian Dustin Johnson’s effort to join Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods in an exclusive group of back-to-back champions.
Gene Sapakoff column: Dustin Johnson, the South Carolina native and former Coastal Carolina star, goes for his second green jacket just five months after winning his first
The 38th annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship will begin accepting entries on April 7, with 3,000 players from across the country expected to participate in golf’s largest single-site event.
Former PGA Tour golfer and former Golf Channel analyst Charlie Rymer talks golf in Myrtle Beach, his battle with COVID-19 and the upcoming Masters Tournament.
In exchange for $6 million in sponsorship dollars, South Carolina has lured its third PGA Tour event to be held in as many months. State leaders hope an ad blitz during the Palmetto Championship at Congaree PGA tournament will help the ailing tourism industry and encourage more visitors to come to the state.
Rickey Sullivan, the director of instruction at the Ranch at Bulls Bay in Awendaw, will be like a proud papa heading to Augusta next week to watch two of his students compete.
The howling wind didn't bother Abel Gallegos Sunday as the 19-year-old from Argentina enjoyed a bogey-free round of 68 at the Country Club of Charleston and won the Azalea Invitational by three shots.
South Carolina Amateur champion Jonathan Griz of Hilton Head and Canada's Noah Steele share the lead at 4-under-par 138 after Friday's second round of the Azalea Invitational golf tournament at the Country Club of Charleston.
CBS football announcer and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will be part of the 90-player field of top amateurs next week at the Country Club of Charleston.
The South Carolina Golf Association has introduced the MySCGA app for golfers, available for users of both iOS and Android devices. The free app can be downloaded at both Google Play and the Apple app stores.
Having lost out on about $5.7 billion in 2020, South Carolina's tourism sector is anxiously awaiting a more robust period of recovery — one they hope will be kicked into higher gear by the PGA Championship with spectators on Kiawah Island.
"I will say that it's very fortunate that Mr. Woods was able to come out of this alive," said Carlos Gonzalez, the deputy from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department who was the first on the scene after a neighbor called 911.
The PGA Championship director says having any spectators on site at all during the coronavirus pandemic constitutes a victory. An estimated 30,000 fans per day attended in 2012 at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island.
The coronavirus wreaked havoc on the 2020 golf schedule across the world and here in the Lowcountry, forcing the cancellation or postponement of many events. But with a semblance of normalcy seemingly coming, there will be plenty of golf this year.
In a surprising move, the PGA of America said it will allow pro golfers to use distance-finding devices for the first time in a major tournament at the PGA Championship on Kiawah Island in May.
Gene Sapakoff column: A Charleston non-profit is offering free rounds of golf to children and teens at five Lowcountry courses — clubs included, if not a visit from Bill Murray
Jayne Pardus of Mount Pleasant has earned both the Carolinas Golf Association and Women's South Carolina Golf Association Senior Player of the Year awards for 2020. Pardus was the only repeat winner in the Carolinas Golf Association and won the WSCGA award for the first time.
As with the Masters in April, the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Hilton Head the next week plans to have a limited number of spectators.
Clemson golf coach Larry Penley's announcement this week that he was retiring at the end of the 2021 spring season brought back a lot of memories, not only of the success he has enjoyed as a coach but also his accomplishments as a player.
The 2020 Masters was postponed until November and played without patrons. Augusta National officials announced Tuesday their plans to have some patrons at the 2021 tournament in April.
Kevin and Miles Eubanks of Warrenville combined for an 8-under-par 62 to win the Ford Parent-Child Division of the 27th annual Ford-Picard Christmas Classic played at the Links Course at Wild Dunes Resort.
When golf architect Troy Miller did the remodeling and restoration of Charleston Municipal Golf Course, he paid special attention to the course's history. The golf course opened in 1929, during a golden age of golf course architecture.
A $2.5 million upgrade ended with a grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday at the Charleston Municipal Golf Course.
With golf's superstars hitting the ball farther than ever, the Ocean Course will face a new challenge when the PGA Championship returns next May.
An almost year-long $2 million renovation and restoration project at Charleston Municipal Golf Course will reach the finish line in early December when the public will regain full access to the facility.
Sapakoff: Dustin Johnson's record-breaking 2020 Masters victory was a tale of brotherly love also starring Austin Johnson
Dustin Johnson, a Columbia native who played golf at Coastal Carolina, won his first Masters and second major championship on Sunday at Augusta National.
Gene Sapakoff column: Dustin Johnson and Coastal Carolina football and Ike's Pond and Eisenhower's halfback days at Army were just part of a College GameDay-Masters mix that went together like iced tea and lemonade
Imagine the full Broadway cast of “The Lion King” showing up in your backyard for a matinee performance. Being at the 2020 Masters might be the greatest, oddest, coolest on-site observation opportunity in the history of major sports. The saddest, too.
Tiger Woods fielded questions this week about whether or not he could contend for another Masters green jacket. Woods, 43, answered with a first-round 68, tying his best score for a Thursday at Augusta.
The iconic Bill Murray bit from "Caddyshack" refers to the "normally reserved Augusta crowd going wild" but not in November of 2020 at a very different Masters.
Gene Sapakoff column: Columbia native and former Coastal Carolina golfer Dustin Johnson's No. 1 status, Masters experiences and low-key temperament might line up for a 2020 win at Augusta National
Gene Sapakoff column: Charleston's Mark Cumins runs the most popular restaurant in Augusta during a typical Masters week in April. But with no fans around for a COVID-19 delayed Masters, this week is anything but typical for Cumins and other local businesses.
Standing at the back of the range at Palmetto Golf Club last week, Kevin Kisner made no secret of what he was working on in advance of this week’s Masters Tournament.
Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira came to the Azalea Invitational golf tournament without high expectations but he walked away Sunday with a ton of confidence and the winner's trophy.
The name is the same but there will be a change in format when the state's top female amateurs gather Nov. 1-2 at Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw for the Women's S.C. Golf Association Cross State Shootout.
Coastal Carolina fifth-year senior golfer Zack Taylor leads former CCU great Dustin Johnson in scoring average in his final season as a Chant.
Dustin Johnson announced on Tuesday afternoon that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and withdrew from this week’s PGA Tour tournament in Las Vegas.
Cynthia Andereck of Snee Farm posted a gross score of 84 while Shawn Martini of Rivertowne had a net 72 to win top honors in the Charleston Area Ladies Golf Association tournament played at Rivertowne Country Club.
The 2020 golf schedule was thrown topsy-turvy because of the coronavirus and one of the first cancellations was the Azalea Invitational, normally played in late March at the Country Club of Charleston.
Beginning this weekend and continuing each Sunday in September, Friends of the Muni is inviting local golf enthusiasts to come out for "A Walk in the Park" and see the results of the renovation and restoration that is taking place at Charleston Municipal Golf Course.
The PGA Championship set for next May at the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island has a new championship director. Ryan Ogle has been named to replace Scott Reid as director.
Jayne Pardus, who plays out of Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw, captured her second straight Women's South Carolina Golf Association Senior Championship last week, scoring a 12-shot victory over runner-up Natalie Huff of the Woodlands Country Club.
Goose Creek native Katelyn Dambaugh won her first professional event Sunday with a five-stroke victory in the South Carolina Women's Open played at Cobbleston Park Golf Club in Blythewood.