Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

June 17, 2021

Hanson, Fobes and Spair Lead After Second Round of Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur

Virginia Tech’s Charlie Hanson holds the outright lead in the men’s division while University of North Carolina at Wilmington teammates Mallory Fobes and Deborah Spair share the women’s division lead after second-round play Thursday at the 2021 Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur at the Dye Course at Barefoot Resort.

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June 17, 2021

“Balls in the Air with Charlie Rymer” Podcast Episode 17: Bill Golden on Golf in Myrtle Beach

Bill Golden, CEO of Golf Tourism Solutions (and, technically, Charlie’s boss), joins “The Big Timer” to discuss a wide range of hot topics right now in the Grand Strand golf scene – including the boom the industry is currently experiencing, new direct flights coming to Myrtle Beach, the World Am, and much more!

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June 16, 2021

Virginia Tech, UNCW Players Make Strong Statements in First-Round Play of the Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur

Six players from the men’s division and three from the women’s division completed first-round play under par Wednesday at the 2nd Annual Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur at The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort.

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June 16, 2021

Family Golf Week Names Hugh Royer III Father of the Year

Family Golf Week, which includes the Father & Son Team Classic and the Parent & Child Team Classic, is honoring former PGA TOUR player Hugh Royer III as its Father of the Year at the 2021 event next month in Myrtle Beach.

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June 16, 2021

Stay & Play Spotlight: Kingston Resorts

Four great destinations and one beautiful beach highlight the wide array of attractions you’ll have at your disposal at Kingston Resorts as you plan your group’s next Myrtle Beach stay & play golf getaway. Check out our photo gallery tours of each of Kingston’s four onsite accommodations options: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, Royale Palms, Embassy Suites and Kingston’s Condos, Villas and Lodges.

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June 15, 2021

Previewing This Week’s Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur at Barefoot Resort

With their spring 2021 seasons now complete, 73 golfers from 47 schools throughout the nation have descended upon the Grand Strand to compete individually as part of the 2nd Annual Golfweek Myrtle Beach Amateur this week at The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort.

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June 15, 2021

Tip Tuesday: How to Get Proper Position for the Bottom of Your Swing

Where should your golf swing bottom out with most of your clubs? Scott Tanguay of The Coastal Golf Academy at Whispering Pines Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, S.C. shows us, along with a simple practice tip for how to reinforce it.

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June 14, 2021

As Seen on CBS Sports Network: Watch The Charlie Rymer Golf Show with John Daly Right Here!

Join us right here to see the full episode as five-time PGA TOUR winner and two-time majors champion John Daly joins “The Big Timer” on The Charlie Rymer Golf Show to share stories on the golf course, while a group of golfers at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club takes on Charlie’s “Ambush Trivia” challenge. Plus, you’ll hear from country singer Colt Ford as he discusses with Charlie his experiences both as a musician and as a professional golfer, and join Charlie on his recent charter fishing venture off the shores of Murrells Inlet, S.C.

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June 14, 2021

Video Spotlight: The Parkland Course at Legends Golf Resort

Legends Golf Resort is Myrtle Beach’s iconic “stay here, play here” destination, drawing tens of thousands of golfers every year with 54 holes of championship golf, a premier golf academy and the area’s largest circular range practice facility. And the Parkland course at Legends remains a distinct design that perfectly contrasts the Legends’ other two courses: Heathland and Moorland. Join us for an aerial tour of this design, and browse our hole-by-hole photo gallery!

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June 11, 2021

Golf Trek Challenge at Lockwood Folly

Sunny skies and warm seaside breezes greeted competitors of the Golf Trek Challenge at Lockwood Folly for Friday’s first-round action. Check out some of the players in action in our Round 1 photo gallery!

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June 10, 2021

Golf Trek Challenge Set to Welcome Hundreds to the North Strand Golf Scene

A sold-out field of nearly 200 competitors from 18 states including New Hampshire, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and more descends upon the North Strand this week as the 2021 Golf Trek Challenge plays host on six popular tracks beginning Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 13.

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June 10, 2021

“Balls in the Air with Charlie Rymer” Podcast Episode 16: All the Tour Happenings in Golf

Charlie’s here this week to recap the action at last week’s U.S. Women’s Open, including his thoughts on event champion Yuka Saso, Megha Ganne and Lexi Thompson, and weighs in on John Rahm’s COVID-related withdrawal from The Memorial just as he was on the cusp of finishing a runaway victory. The Big Timer also looks ahead to next week’s U.S. Open Championship at Torrey Pines, and offers a preview of conditions players can expect in their quest to win this coveted major. Enjoy the show!

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June 9, 2021

Resort Spotlight: Crown Reef

Crown Reef Beach Resort and Waterpark provides the ultimate getaway in a one-of-a-kind setting. From refreshed rooms with modern-day conveniences to high-end amenities to please the golf, leisure and business traveler, Crown Reef Resort offers a wide range of accommodations, amenities and dining options to suit the needs of your group.

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June 8, 2021

Family Golf Week Shaping Up for Highly Anticipated July 2021 Return

Family Golf Week, set for July 11-17, 2021 and hosted at Shaftesbury Glen, Pine Lakes, Wachesaw Plantation East and a wide array of award-winning courses throughout North Myrtle Beach, S.C., is primed and ready for a memorable return to action after its pandemic-related 2020 postponement. Hear from event officials Mike Buccerone and Scott Tomasello as they fill you in on all the great items they have in store for this year’s participants!

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June 8, 2021

Tip Tuesday: Fixing a Common Power Leak

The reverse pivot is a common source of lost power with the driver, and a three-time World Long Drive Champion is here to help you fix it! Sean “The Beast” Fister of the Dustin Johnson Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach shows us a simple fix that, when done correctly, will have you hitting bombs off the tee in no time!

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