Belfair’s East Course Reopens Following Four-Month Renovation

By | October 11, 2018

The project at the Bluffton, S.C. club used GPS coordinates to restore green complexes on the East course, one of two designed for the property by Tom Fazio, to their original size. The project also resurfaced greens with TifEagle grass and fairways, tees and collars with Latitude 36 bermudagrass, and upgraded bunkers with the Capillary […]

Sweet Revenge


Sun City Hilton Head hosts an annual “Superintendent’s Revenge” event, including unusual obstacles on every hole. And you thought it was hard to get a Masters Tournament badge. At Sun City Hilton Head in Bluffton, S.C., a chance to tee it up for the annual “Superintendent’s Revenge” event is on par with trying to gain […]

Hilton Head National GC Owner Announces Plans for Course

By | May 1, 2018

Scratch Golf LLC, which owns the Bluffton, S.C., property, is planning to build a luxury RV park on one-third of the 300-acre course, along with five swimming pools, a dog park, nature trails, racquet sport courts, and more. A lawsuit filed by Scratch Golf against the county in October over zoning regulations is ongoing. Scratch […]

Taking the Long View


A strong partnership with its insurance providers helps to keep Colleton River Club on course, even when Mother Nature shows her capricious side. After Hurricane Irma failed to split Florida in half last fall, as had been breathlessly suggested amid the hysterical hype as the storm approached, most of the news organizations that had descended […]

Superintendents Get “Revenge” in Bluffton, S.C.

By | December 15, 2017

On December 5, the Argent Lakes Golf Course and Okatie Creek Golf Club hosted the annual “Superintendent’s Revenge,” creating unique layouts with obstacles that incorporate giant inflatables, a maze, and a “Let’s Make a Deal” hole that requires golfers to choose their challenge. Each December, Sun City golfers take on one of the most fun […]

Belfair to Host 2019 PGA Professional Championship

By | December 13, 2017

The world’s largest all-professional event will take place at the Bluffton, S.C., property for the first time on April 28-May 1, 2019. All four rounds will be broadcast live on Golf Channel and are presented by Club Car and OMEGA. Belfair in Bluffton, S.C., will host the 2019 PGA Professional Championship, the world’s largest all-professional […]