The Land Between Two Rivers – as seen in Executive Golfer

The inaugural U.S. Senior Men’s Amateur Championship was held in 1955.  This year, 2,466 competitors, age 55 and up, at 49 sites, played for the right to compete at Old Chatham Golf Club in North Carolina. Duke Delcher and Kevin King, both members at Colleton River Club, made the field of 156 players, and earned the right to trek north.

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Two Qualifiers for the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship

Colleton River Club is pleased to announce that two of our Members have qualified to play in the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship at Old Chatham Golf Club in Durham, NC from August 24-29, 2019.

Duke Delcher secured his opportunity to compete at the end of August with a 1-under 71 score(70) in the 18-hole qualifier at The Kittansett Club of Massachusetts on Monday, July 29th.   Delcher finished first on the leader board and earned medalist honors on the 18-hole course which is tucked along a peninsula on Buzzards Bay and served as the first step for hopeful competitors to advance to the 2019 Championship Proper. https://www.massgolf.org/news/19ussramrecap/

Also, on Monday, July 29th, Kevin King earned one of the six qualifying spots at the 2019 USGA U.S. Senior Amateur Sectional Qualifying at Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, North Carolina.   King tied for second at the event with a score of 71.

https://www.carolinasgolf.org/blog-post/home/homepage/year/2019/id/290975/us-senior-amateur-qualifying-results-biltmore-forest

A Bond Between Father & Son – as seen in Executive Golfer Magazine

“I remember it like it was yesterday,” recalled Paul Griz, member at Colleton River. “My son Jonathan had just turned five and he tagged along with me to a local public course. I teed up a ball, helped with his alignment, and he smacked it down the fairway with a slight draw. That night at the dinner table, I told my wife Mary Beth, ‘I think we have a natural in the family.’”

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GRAA Award- Top 50 Private Facilities

The “Golf Range Association of America,” (GRAA) has been in the golf industry for over 20 years and publishes in the world’s leading trade magazine in golf, PGA Magazine; the country’s leading regional golf publication, The Met Golfer; and golf’s leading trade website, PGAmagazine.com.

Matt Lucchesi and David LaPour accepted the award on behalf of Colleton River Club while at the PGA Show for being ranked as one of the “2018 GRAA Top 50 Private facilities” in America. Click here for more details.

The Best of Lowcountry Gentility – as seen in Executive Golfer Magazine

When Colleton River Club opened as one of the first upscale golf communities built off island, some questioned if its location on Highway 278 and the connector to Hilton Head Island was a smart move.  “Our location clearly has its advantages,” said Tim Bakels, General Manager. “As the Lowcountry expanded, Colleton River Club became the center of the bullseye, within minutes of Hilton Head’s powdery sand beaches and easy access to Savannah [known for its antebellum architecture] and Charleston [rated the No. 1 city in America by Condé Nast Traveler].”  

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Your Private Peninsula for World Class Golf – as seen in Executive Golfer Magazine

Analytic tools provide a flood of statistics to track on-course progress. Interestingly, PGA TOUR players get up and down when they miss a green roughly 60 percent of the time.  Colleton River epitomizes the best of life in the Lowcountry. “Our new practice facilities are unrivaled in the Southeast and reinforce our brand as the premier community on the water,” touted Tim Bakels, General Manager.

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