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Sea Pines to host inaugural team event


Top three golf courses on Hilton Head Island featured in men’s, women’s amateur team event

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (April 3, 2019) –The Sea Pines Resort has announced it will host an exciting new golf tournament this fall – the Lighthouse Invitational – a two-person team competition for men and women amateurs, to be held Sept. 12-15, 2019.


The “destination tournament” showcases the Hilton Head Island’s top three ranked courses, all part of The Sea Pines Resort—Heron Point by Pete Dye, Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III, and historic Harbour Town Golf Links, home of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing and famous for the island’s landmark Harbour Town Lighthouse. Atlantic Dunes was named 2018 “National Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association, and the three have been designated Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries.

The Lighthouse Invitational will feature one round over each course, plus exclusive resort privileges and amenities. Competitors in the Lighthouse Invitational also will enjoy:

  • Opening night reception and dinner in the Heritage Room at the Harbour Town Clubhouse
  • Putting contest at the Harbour Town Golf Links’ putting green
  • Daily breakfast and box lunches
  • Unlimited range privileges with available practice rounds
  • Tee gift package valued at more than $500
  • Awards ceremony with vacation prizes to resort destinations

Tournament registration options include:

  • Single Golfer $1,299
  • Single Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner $1,849
  • Two Golfers $2,598

Tournament participants are required to stay in the resort. Each receives a preferred rate of $279 per night for lodging, with a choice of The Inn & Club at Harbour Town or a two-bedroom deluxe villa in Harbour Town.
The Sea Pines Resort has been a quiet retreat for more than 60 years, its 5,000 oceanfront acres spanning the southern third of Hilton Head Island. This part of the South Carolina coastline encourages exploration, as visitors refresh their spirit in a relaxed, luxury resort environment and enjoy a choice of seven dining venues including award-winning restaurants, festive taverns, and casual waterfront cafés.

Along with world-class golf, The Sea Pines Resort offers an array of outdoor activities for individuals, families, and groups, including five miles of sandy beach shoreline and a 15-mile network of manicured paths for walking and biking.

Fishing, boating, and a full spectrum of popular watersports also are available. The Sea Pines Racquet Club is a premier resource for tennis enthusiasts, while the fitness center, complimentary to all resort guests, is outfitted with state-of-the-art cardio equipment and Technogym strength machines.

Registration for the 2019 Lighthouse Invitational is now open. For more details, or to register for the event visit, call (843) 842-8484, or email

About The Sea Pines Resort
Situated on the southernmost tip of Hilton Head Island, the legendary Lowcountry destination features five miles of unspoiled beaches, 20 clay tennis courts, 14 miles of bike and walking trails, horseback riding, Eco-Adventures, water sports, and the 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve filled with wildflowers, wetlands, and more than 130 species of birds. As the first Eco-planned destination in the U.S., The Sea Pines Resort has become the blueprint for numerous beach developments around the country. Guests can choose from an array of accommodations, including 300 villas, 100 rental homes, and the luxurious 60-room Inn & Club at Harbour Town, a Forbes Four-Star boutique hotel and Preferred Hotel Group member. The resort’s best-in-class collection of golf courses, amenities, meeting facilities, and accommodations makes Sea Pines one of the most sought-after leisure and group destinations in America.

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