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Final Results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship in Dataw Island, SC

Final Results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship in Dataw Island, SC

DATAW ISLAND, SC August 12, 2014 – Final results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship hosted by Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike Course) on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 5735 yards (Rating: 72.7/129). Hayley Hammond of Mooresville, NC and Lea Venable of Simpsonville, SC fire an impressive 7-under par round of 65—132 to capture their first Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship title together after a loss in a sudden death playoff in 2013. Their nearest competitors were nine shots back.  “It was like we were in a zone out there,” Hammond said.  “This win was sweet after our heartbreak last year,” Venable added.  The Hammond-Venable duo carded seven birdies in their final round.  “We played three holes and we […]

First Round Results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Golf Championship at Dataw Island, SC

First Round Results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Golf Championship at Dataw Island, SC

DATAW ISLAND, SC August 11, 2014 – First round results of the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship hosted by Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike Course) on Monday, August 11, 2014.  Par 36-36—72 5735 yards (Rating: 72.7/129). Hayley Hammond of Mooresville, NC and Lea Venable of Simpsonville, SC shot a five under par round of 67 to take the lead by two strokes over Chandler Case of Rock Hill, SC and Cayla Smith of Easley, SC.  The Hammond-Venable duo carded five birdies on the day.  “Hayley (Hammond) had five birdies and I had 18 pars,” laughed Venable.  Hammond then replied “I wanted to give Lea a stress free day.”  The two-some are looking to avenge their lost last year in this […]

CGA Announces 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship

CGA Announces 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship

37th CAROLINAS WOMEN’S FOUR-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPAT DATAW ISLAND CLUB (COTTON DIKE) IN DATAW ISLAND, SC – AUGUST 11-12, 2014 WEST END, NC August 7, 2014 – The Carolinas Golf Association announces the 37th Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball Championship at Dataw Island Club (Cotton Dike) in Dataw Island, SC on August 11-12, 2014. 27 teams are entered in this year’s championship. Entry is open to any female amateur golfer who has reached her 13th birthday by August11, 2014, is a legal resident of the North Carolina or South Carolina, is a member in good standing of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA) and has an active GHIN USGA Handicap Index at a CGA member club. The championship […]

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

Hilton Head Island Chamber Bike & Dine Week Returns

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC April 14, 2014 – May is national biking month and Chamber Bike & Dine Week, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, April 28 through May 4th, offers bicycling enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy fantastic cuisine island-wide. Now in its second year, Chamber Bike & Dine Week, sponsored by Coligny Plaza, celebrates the island’s ranking among the nation’s best destinations for biking and fine dining. Participating restaurants will offer Bike & Dine Week menus to patrons arriving by bike along with special dining offers. With a full line-up of events, Chamber Bike & Dine Week celebrates the island’s bicycle friendly setting with  lunch meet-ups at Bomboras Grill during the week and Saturday’s free bike ride.  […]

South Carolina Gamecocks in Fourth Place After First Round of Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

South Carolina Gamecocks in Fourth Place After First Round of Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Dambaugh cards even-par 71 to lead South Carolina Round One Results HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Mar. 7, 2014 – The South Carolina women’s golf team shot a 10-over 294 on Friday at Long Cove Club and is currently in fourth place after the opening round of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. “We hung in there really well today,” said head coach Kalen Harris. “It was a tough day to play. The conditions were pretty nasty with rain and wind and cold, but overall it was a pretty good day for the Gamecocks. We’re in a relatively good position here, I think the weather is supposed to turn around and we’ll see what we can do the next couple of days. Katelyn [Dambaugh] […]

South Carolina Gamecocks Set to Host Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

South Carolina Gamecocks Set to Host Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Women’s Golf at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate | Friday, March 7-Sunday, March 9 | Long Cove Club in Hilton Head Island, S.C.| Live Scoring First round play beings Friday at 8:00 am COLUMBIA, SC Mar. 6, 2014 – The South Carolina women’s golf team opens play on Friday in one of the premier tournaments in collegiate golf as it hosts the third annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The 54-hole event runs through Sunday on the Pete Dye Course at Long Cove Club, which features a par-71, 6,142 yard layout. “This tournament has become a really neat event for women’s golf in general,” said head coach Kalen Harris. “We obviously have Darius Rucker involved, he’s a huge University of […]

USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 2014 U.S. Open Championship

USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 2014 U.S. Open Championship

111 Local Qualifiers Will Be Conducted in 42 States During May FAR HILLS, NJ Feb. 26, 2014 – Representing the start of an exciting and dramatic process in which thousands of golfers from around the world will pursue the title of America’s national champion, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced local qualifying sites for the 2014 U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club’s Course No. 2, in Village of Pinehurst, N.C., on June 12-15. Local qualifying, conducted over 18 holes at 111 sites in 42 states, will take place between May 2-19. “The U.S. Open’s local and sectional qualifying process is the most democratic in that every amateur golfer who […]

Hilton Head Chamber Presents Lee Cockerell Seminar Press Release

Hilton Head Chamber Presents Lee Cockerell Seminar Press Release

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Feb. 19, 2014 -  Former Executive Vice President for Disney, Lee Cockerell brings his business expertise to the Lowcountry for an exclusive seminar presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 20 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. A national speaker who’s worked with many of the nation’s largest companies, Cockerell’s seminar is based on his new book “The Customer Rules: 39 Essential Rules for Delivering Sensational Service.” Through his signature blend of wisdom and humor, Cockerell will show attendees how to take their customer service to a whole new level. From “Customer Service is Not a Department” to “Treat Every Customer Like A Regular,” Cockerell’s principles work in companies […]

Hilton Head Chamber Announces People’s Choice Award for Chamber Restaurant Week

Hilton Head Chamber Announces People’s Choice Award for Chamber Restaurant Week

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC Feb. 18, 2014 –   The people’s choice vote has been tallied and the winner of this year’s 2014 Chamber Restaurant Week Champion is Hugo’s Seafood & Steakhouse. Chamber Restaurant Week, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday, January 25 through Saturday, February 1, was well represented as over 80 chamber member area restaurants with special value-priced menus participated in the sixth annual event. The competition was tight as chamber restaurants vied for the annual champion title, chosen by dining establishment patrons who selected their favorite dining experience by voting on the chamber’s website as well as via email and on Facebook.   Hugo’s Seafood & Steakhouse, the defending title-holder of last year’s […]

Business EXPO Postponed Due to Extreme Weather

Business EXPO Postponed Due to Extreme Weather

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC January 27, 2014 -   Due to the extreme weather conditions predicted and safety concerns for attendeesfor this Wednesday, Business EXPO, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, has been postponed until Thursday, February 13 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. “The safety and well-being of our EXPO exhibitors and attendees is our top priority,” said Bill Miles, chamber president and CEO. “After consulting with meteorologists, emergency management officials and some key EXPO exhibitors, the decision has been made to postpone the event due to the extreme weather conditions expected for the Lowcountry this Wednesday which include hazardous ice accumulation, potential power outages and possible school closings.”   The Lee Cockerell EXPO […]

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