June 21, 2019

Royer: The 6 Biggest Myths About Skin Cancer

Hugh Royer III, renowned golf instructor and former PGA TOUR player, is a skin cancer survivor who’s offered compelling testimony on the devastating impact the disease can have, and how recreational golfers can minimize their risks. Today, he wants you to be able to separate simple fact from fiction in gaining a better understanding of how to deal with it.

 

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June 20, 2019

The Experts’ Take, Episode 4: Is the Model Broken?

Two members of our all-star panel – Golf Channel/Sirius XM’s Michael Breed and Golf Channel/PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer – engage in a spirited debate on this topic as pro golfer/social media personality Paige Spiranac and Golf Tourism Solutions’ Bill Golden offer their thoughts as well.

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June 19, 2019

Golf Instruction Zone: Speed Control Putting Drill

To control your putting distance, you need to control your speed. Allen Terrell of the Dustin Johnson Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina shows us one way to achieve that through a drill he calls “Reverse Leapfrog.”

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Jim Maggio with his son, Christian, at the 2013 Father & Son Team Classic
June 18, 2019

Family Golf Week Memories: Beyond the Competition

The author recalls his first experience participating in the Father & Son Team Classic. While it wasn’t a record-breaking performance on the scorecard, the memory book reveals a far more important perspective.

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June 17, 2019

Video Spotlight: Diamondback Golf Club

Located along the northern end of the Grand Strand’s Highway 9 corridor, Diamondback Golf Club offers a “down home” golf experience just outside the city limits of North Myrtle Beach, Conway and Little River, South Carolina. Join us on a dynamic video and hole-by-hole photo tour of this Russell Breeden design.

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June 14, 2019

When the U.S. Open & Father’s Day Weekend Converge: Charlie Reminisces

As U.S. Open weekend and Father’s Day Weekend frequently share the same dates, Charlie Rymer fondly recalls the time when he got to celebrate the occasion by playing golf’s national championship with his father on the bag.

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June 13, 2019

Paige Spiranac’s 3 Top Courses for a Second Season Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Every summer, when the heat picks up in my home state of Arizona, I start dreaming about my fall golf trips out to Myrtle Beach. Golf’s Second Season in Myrtle Beach offers the perfect escape for me, and for everyone looking for the ultimate break to celebrate the end of a steamy summer.

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June 13, 2019

Golf Instruction Zone: How to Flight the Ball with Driving Irons

In this tip, Ted Frick and Stefany King of the Classic Swing Golf School at Legends Golf Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C. demonstrate how to hit it low by finishing low.

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June 12, 2019

Video: Charlie Rymer Invites You to Family Golf Week

He’s been named Family Golf Week’s 2019 “Father of the Year,” and now Charlie Rymer wants you to join him in Myrtle Beach July 17-20 for the Father & Son Team Classic and Parent & Child Team Classic. See why Charlie’s excited about taking part in this year’s festivities!

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June 11, 2019

Second Season Spotlight: Leopard’s Chase Golf Links

Along with Ocean Ridge Plantation’s sister courses at Tiger’s Eye, Lion’s Paw and Panther’s Run, Tim Cate’s design mastery at Leopard’s Chase Golf Links brings the vacation golf experience full-circle at this idyllic Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina location. Join us on a video and hole-by-hole photo tour!

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June 10, 2019

Whaddya Say, USGA – the Players, or the Course?

In anticipating this week’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, Charlie Rymer recalls his last U.S. Open round there – then wonders whether the story line this week will focus on the players, or the USGA’s extreme course setup. He’s also got his top three choices for hoisting the national championship trophy on Sunday.

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Calynne Rosholt
June 7, 2019

Winners Crowned at WSGA Amateur & Mid-Amateur Championships at Lockwood Folly

Calynne Rosholt of Cedar Park, Texas, a rising high school junior verbally committed to play college golf at Arizona State, successfully defended her title at the 104th Amateur Championship of the Women’s Southern Golf Association (WSGA) with a 5 and 4 match play victory Friday over Hannah Berman at Lockwood Folly Country Club.

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June 7, 2019

The U.S. Open is Almost Here, and We’ve Got Some Early Picks

Will Brooks Koepka continue his amazing majors run and claim victory at Pebble Beach? Is Tiger ready to relive his 2019 Masters glory and claim his next major? How about Phil? Our staff offers their choices for who will be hoisting the championship trophy on June 16.

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June 6, 2019

The Experts’ Take, Episode 3: The Time Factor and Cultural Shift

Our all-star panel – Golf Channel/Sirius XM’s Michael Breed, renowned swing guru Hank Haney, Golfweek’s Geoff Shackelford, Golf Channel/PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer, pro golfer/social media personality Paige Spiranac and Golf Tourism Solutions’ Bill Golden – discusses how both the time factor and cultural shifts have affected the game.

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June 6, 2019

Lockwood Folly Hosts Prestigious Women’s Amateur Event

Lockwood Folly Country Club is the 2019 host site this week for one of amateur golf’s prestigious events: the Women’s Southern Golf Association’s 104th Amateur Championship and 5th Mid-Amateur Championship. Hear from organizers and competitors about the event, and how this course offers unique challenges to this year’s participants.

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