MEDIA ADVISORY: Palmetto Dunes to Host Charles Howell III & Equipment Demonstrations During Heritage Week April 15-18
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Golfers in town for the annual RBC Heritage Golf Tournament can also take advantage of a variety of golf events that Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, located just down the road from the tournament and known for its three championship golf courses, will host throughout the week of April 15.
“It’s an electric week around here,” says Clark Sinclair, director of golf at Palmetto Dunes. “Our guests and residents are constantly coming and going back and forth to the RBC Heritage. The tournament helps create an exciting buzz throughout the resort.”
Highlighting the week at Palmetto Dunes is a visit by two-time PGA Tour Winner and President’s Cup Representative Charles Howell III at the resort’s Robert Trent Jones course pro shop at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 to sign autographs and greet fans.
Additionally, the award-winning golf resort will host a variety of opportunities for golfers to try the latest technology and equipment in the world of golf. On Monday, April 15 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. visitors can try TaylorMade clubs and get a free club fitting. There will also be a prize giveaway of a set of Rocketbladez Irons to one randomly-selected individual who signs up for a fitting.
On Tuesday, April 16 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nike Golf will host Nike Demo Day where guests can try the world’s first high speed cavity back driver. The Robert Trent Jones course pro shop is one of only six Nike Golf TTC Concept Shops in the country.
On Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., golfers can test the new Trajectory Tuning™ Technology drivers from Ping as part of Ping Golf Demo Day.
On Thursday, April 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the Robert Trent Jones golf pro shop will showcase the latest styles of Ecco golf shoes.
All of the events will take place at the Robert Trent Jones golf course pro shop located at 7 Trent Jones Lane within Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and are free and open to the public. For more information about any of the activities, please call the course at 843-785-1138.
About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort
Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is a 2,000-acre resort destination located in the middle of Hilton Head Island, S.C., bounded by 3 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach on one side and a sheltered Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other. The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, an 11-mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing, and Hilton Head Outfitters for bike rentals, canoes, kayaks, fishing and much more. The Mediterranean-style Shelter Cove Harbour deep-water marina, located right across from Palmetto Dunes, features waterfront shopping and dining and a wide variety of charters, including nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. For information about activities or reservations, please call 877-567-6513 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.
About Greenwood Communities & Resorts
Based in Greenwood, S.C., Greenwood Communities & Resorts has been a leader in the creation and management of award-winning residential and resort communities in the southeastern United States since 1978. Beginning with the award-winning Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort on Hilton Head Island, S.C., and now including communities like The Reserve at Lake Keowee, Big Canoe near Atlanta and The Ponds in Charleston, Greenwood’s mission has always been to create memorable places that foster meaningful and fulfilling lives. For more information, please call 843-785-1106 or visit www.greenwoodcr.com.