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Golf events this summer

PLAYERS AMATEURFrom July 5-10, the Players Amateur golf tournament will be held at Belfair Plantation in Bluffton. One of the premier amateur golf events in the country. Open to the public. Free. For more information call 843-671-2448 or visit

ANNUAL HILTON HEAD ISLAND CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENTCome out and get autographs Sept. 2 - 4 at this fun tournament that benefits local children's charities. No admission charge. The event matches amateurs and celebrities from sports, TV, film, music and comedy. Played on The Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Hall, the Pete Dye Course at Colleton River and The Harbour Town Golf Links in The Sea Pines Resort. Details:843-842-7711 or


  • Complimentary golf clinic with PGA head teaching professional every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines. Details: 843-363-8385.
  • On Mondays at 4 p.m., Doug Weaver conducts a free, 45-minute golf clinic and demonstration entitled "Where Does the Power Come From?" at the Jones Golf Center in Palmetto Dunes. Golfers are encouraged to ask questions during the hands-on, fully interactive class. Everyone is welcome. Details: 843-785-1138.

MELROSE HAS REOPENEDAfter being closed for bankruptcy, the gorgeous Melrose golf course on Daufuskie Island has reopened and has new owners. The clubhouse is still closed, but a pro shop is open near the cart barn, with snacks available.