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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Field announced for 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree

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RIDGELAND, South Carolina – The Palmetto Championship at Congaree announced today the field for the 2021 event, which will be contested at Congaree Golf Club the week of June 7-13 in Ridgeland, South Carolina.

The 156-player field is headlined by World No. 1 and South Carolina native Dustin Johnson, who will be in search of his first PGA TOUR title in South Carolina. Johnson will be joined by eight-time PGA TOUR winner Brooks Koepka, who is making his first start since a runner-up finish at the PGA Championship.

Notable international stars set to compete at Congaree include World

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The First Look: Palmetto Championship at Congaree

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The Palmetto Championship at Congaree is a one-time replacement for the RBC Canadian Open, as lingering concerns tied to the U.S.-Canada border and ongoing COVID-19 challenges made it too difficult to host Canada’s national open for the second year in a row.

This is the third PGA TOUR event contested in South Carolina this season (RBC Heritage and PGA Championship) while the Korn Ferry Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation will be hosted in South Carolina the same week as the Palmetto Championship.

FIELD NOTES: Reigning FedExCup champion and South Carolina native Dustin Johnson leads the field… The

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PGA schedule this week: Tour heads to SC Congaree course

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The dateline is “Ridgeland,” the nearest post office, but perhaps “Gillionville,” the closest community in the northern portion of Jasper County, would be more appropriate to pinpoint this rural address.

A larger question: How did a PGA Tour golf tournament dubbed the Palmetto Championship at Congaree spring up almost overnight in this sleepy section of South Carolina’s Lowcountry?

Long story short: The Tour needed a replacement for the RBC Canadian Open and state of South Carolina officials joined with Congaree Golf Club representatives to seize the opportunity.

The golf hierarchy announced March 9 that logistical challenges related to the coronavirus

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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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Limited tickets on sale for the 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree

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RIDGELAND, South Carolina – Tournament officials for the 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree announced today that a limited number of Daily Grounds tickets are now on sale for the upcoming tournament, which will be staged at the renowned Congaree Golf Club in Ridgeland, South Carolina, June 10-13.

The Palmetto Championship at Congaree was announced on March 30 and takes the place of the RBC Canadian Open, which was canceled due to logistical challenges related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The 156-player field will give fans the opportunity to witness a collection of the PGA TOUR’s current and future stars as

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