PGA Tour Congaree Golf Club shows off course in one-time tournament

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RIDGELAND, S.C. — The dark clouds that had loitered ominously in the sky over Congaree Golf Club were about to burst with unwelcome torrents of rain.

Most spectators at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree on Saturday had already retreated to their cars and a dry return to their homes or hotel rooms. A man on a shuttle bus racing the raindrops made his way to one of the parking lots.

“Who’d have thought we’d have this out here,” the man said to fellow riders, “out in the middle of nowhere?”

He was referring not to the summer storms routine for

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Ryan Alford’s 68 Good For First Round Lead at APGA Tour Event at Valhalla Golf Club

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Ryan Alford, the APGA Tour newcomer from Shreveport, Louisiana, shot a four-under-par 68 to seize the first-round lead at APGA Tour Louisville in pursuit of his second consecutive victory on the circuit that has become a force in driving greater diversity in the sport of golf.

The former Louisiana Tech golfer, 24, won APGA Tour Scottsdale on April 20, playing only his fourth APGA Tour event.  He scored an eagle on the 18th hole to widen his lead over APGA Tour star Willie Mack and PGA Member Jabir Bilal of Atlanta, who played golf at Grambling State University. Mack, who

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PGA Tour event Palmetto Championship at Congaree Golf Club media day

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RIDGELAND, S.C. — One of the best golf courses in the country rarely has been played by the best golfers in the world.

That will change in June when Congaree Golf Club will serve as a one-time host of a PGA Tour event moved from Canada because of logistical complications related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

While the announcement came only recently on March 30, Congaree has been preparing and waiting since its 2017 opening to host a prestige event while collecting prestigious accolades.

The newly named Palmetto Championship at Congaree will bring a field of 156 golfers — including

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Wynn Golf Club Launches Exclusive Golf Vacation Offer With Ship Sticks

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  • Deluxe accommodations at Wynn Las Vegas or Encore
  • Complimentary room upgrades on select room types
  • One round of golf at Wynn Golf Club
  • 20% savings on shipping with Ship Sticks offering door-to-door service that makes traveling with golf clubs and luggage convenient, safe, and reliable
  • Choice of $100 credit for dining or use at The Spa at Wynn
  • Full terms and conditions can be found here

To book the Wynn and Ship Sticks Golf Retreat visit www.wynnlasvegas.com/offers 

The Wynn Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course designed by legendary golf course architect Tom Fazio, offers players a challenging and entertaining experience

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Joel Dahmen wins first PGA Tour event at Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic – Joel Dahmen won the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, avoiding a playoff when the wind pushed playing partner Rafael Campos’ final birdie try to the left.

Dahmen closed with a 2-under 70 on the windswept seaside course. He started fast with birdies on three of the first four holes and added another on the par-5 seventh, then played the last 11 in 2 over with bogeys on par-3 11th and par-5 14th and a series have hard-earned pars.

“I was on cruise control today,” Dahmen said.

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PGA Tour moves event to Congaree Golf Club in SC

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The Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland SC will host a PGA Tour event on June 7-13

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Another PGA event is coming to South Carolina this year.

The PGA Tour announced Tuesday that the RBC Canadian Open would be held this year at Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland on June 7-13. The name of the tournament and how many fans are going to be allowed will be announced at a later date.

The move had been rumored for a few weeks and the PGA finally made it official. The RBC Canadian Open is being moved because of

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