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Sea Pines raises $29,000-plus for troops

Sea Pines Country Club Golf Event Raises over $29,000 for Tee It Up for the Troops

(HILTON HEAD, S.C.) - Sea Pines Country Club – the lone private club within Sea Pines featuring golf, tennis, multiple pools and fitness – raised over $29,000 at its Tee It Up for the Troops 9th annual charity golf tournament, a 101% increase over 2017.

Held on May 18, the participants included 64 active duty military personnel from the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station and Naval Hospital and the Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot playing alongside 64 SPCC members. All proceeds of the tournament were donated to Tee It Up for the Troops, which raises money to fund initiatives benefiting U.S. military veterans and their families with special attention for those suffering from PTSD. Tournament donors included many Sea Pines Country Club members, local merchants including Coastal Restaurants, Hilton Head BMW, New York City Pizza Group, PGA Superstore, and dozens of others who donated money, time, goods and services.

“We’re honored to work with the Tee It Up For the Troops’ organization to assist veterans and their loved ones, but are equally pleased to provide a day of fun and prizes to our local active duty Marines and Naval personnel,” says Andrew Dempsey, Sea Pines Country Club TIUFTT Chairperson. “The Sea Pines Country Club members and staff put in an incredible amount of work to generate contributions to the national organization and provide a great event for our active duty guests – we are already looking forward to next year.”

Over 30 SPCC members volunteered on the committee and at the event. In the past eight years Sea Pines County Club has raised over $90,000 for Tee it Up for the Troops.  

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About Sea Pines Country Club

Sea Pines Country Club is a private, member-owned club located within the gates of famed 5,000-acre Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island, S.C. The club is home to the meticulously maintained, Arnold Palmer-designed Club Course. Select memberships are offered with preferred access to the world-class courses of The Sea Pines Resort: Harbour Town Golf Links, Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III and Heron Point by Pete Dye. Outside of golf, members enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, eight Har-Tru clay tennis courts, fitness center and upscale and casual dining options. 

In 2016, members approved the “Vision 2020 Facility Enhancement Plan.” The clubhouse was transformed to present a modern and contemporary pub and grille, bringing breathtaking tidal marsh views into every angle. Indoor and outdoor pool complexes were also fully renovated, with a stunning deck overlooking the club’s enviable Lowcountry setting. Updates were completed during the summer of 2017 with additional plans for expanding the fitness center underway.

Liza Mencarini