Sea Pines Resort is hosting the second annual Lighthouse Invitational, a four-day golf tournament scheduled Sept 17-20, open to both men and women at famed Harbour Town Golf Links.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina – The Sea Pines Resort will host its annual Lighthouse Invitational–a two-person team competition for men and women amateurs- Sept. 17-20, 2020.

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 rated the #1 course in South Carolina in 2019. All three courses are Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuaries.

The Lighthouse Invitational will feature one round at each course, plus exclusive resort privileges and amenities.

Competitors in the Lighthouse Invitational also will enjoy:

* Opening night reception and dinner in 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 and Non-Golfing Partner $1,849

* Two Golfers $2,598

Tournament participants are required to stay in the resort and receive 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 2020 Lighthouse Invitational is now open.,

Dave is a longtime golf writer, who was the managing editor at a regional monthly golf magazine for 11 years before becoming editor and feature writer at eSouthernGOLF six years ago. He also contributes stories to Golf Coast Magazine, GolfTrips, GoGolfandTravel, Traveling Golfer Canada, Ohio Golf Journal and the IAGTO. Additionally, he’s a staff writer for Georgia Golf Trail. Dave’s insight and unique perspective allows him to create interesting articles. He can be reached at

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