True Blue and Caledonia Golf Clubs to Host Palmetto High School Championship
For 18 years, the Palmetto Championship has attracted the nation’s best teams to play in the competitive 54-hole tournament. The championship has featured future PGA Tour pros and countless state champions and continues to provide a unique team-building experience, drawing national media year after year.
The 19th annual championship is available to any spring season high school golf team that's home state has approved sanctioning through the National High School Federation. Results will be posted on the GolfStat website, which attracts many nationwide college coaches. Daily scores will be available each evening at PalmettoGolfChampionship.com
With True Blue and Caledonia as host courses, each participant will experience the beautiful and challenging courses that are two of America’s greatest layouts. True Blue and Caledonia have also been awarded Golfweek’s ‘Best Modern Courses’ and Golf Digest's ‘Top 100 Public Courses in America.’
The event kicks off Wednesday, April 12, with team registration at the True Blue Clubhouse, where teams and coaches will receive tournament information and gift bags. Teams will tee off Thursday, April 13 at True Blue and rounds will follow on Friday and Saturday. Players will have the chance to play both of the impressive courses.
As a thank-you for participating in the tournament, local properties have offered discounted rates for players. True Blue Villas is offering two and three-bedroom villas so players and families can kick back and relax after a long day on the course. The villas feature fully equipped kitchens, multiple TVs and private balconies or patios with spectacular views of Pawleys Island.
All entries must be submitted by March 23 or once 40 total teams have registered—whichever comes first. Register here to save your spot today.
About Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
Built upon the site of a historic 18th century rice plantation in Pawley’s Island, S.C., Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is routed around majestic oaks and meandering streams. The picturesque, par-4 18th borders a rice field and requires a precise tee shot that sets up a thrilling second shot to a green overlooked by a famous back porch and an appreciative gallery anticipating your successful navigation over the water and onto the putting surface.
The 6,526-yard, par-70 course, which celebrates 20 years of operation in 2014, has been included in “Top 25 Courses in South Carolina” and “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses,” by Golf Digest; “Top 100 You Can Play” by Golf Magazine; “Top 100 Modern Courses” and “Best Resort Courses” by Golfweek; “Best 50 Courses” by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel; and “Top 100 Best Courses for Women” by Golf For Women. For more information, call Caledonia at (800) 483-6800 or visit FishClub.com.
About True Blue Golf Club
True Blue Golf Club, 7,126 yards, par 72 is located on the site of a historic 18th century plantation of the same name producing indigo. Also Designed by Mike Strantz and opened in 1998, the course showcases the natural beauty of the area and utilizes native grasses and vegetation, maintaining the character of the South Carolina Lowcountry.
True Blue has received countless awards, including selection as one of "America's Greatest 100 Public Golf Courses” by Golf Digest. It also is one of the South Carolina Golf Course Rating Panel’s list of "50 Best Courses” and is one of Golf Magazine's "Top Ten Places to Play" and "Top 25 Courses in the South." Golfweek has included True Blue on its “Best In State: South Carolina” list.
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