Palmetto Dunes Hosts Fittings, Demo Days and More During Heritage Week

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.  – Visitors to Hilton Head Island for the annual RBC Heritage Golf Tournament can take a break from the action with a variety of activities hosted at nearby Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, known for its three championship golf courses. From April 14-16, the resort will host fittings, demo days and more open to the public at its famed oceanfront Robert Trent Jones course.


On Monday, April 14, guests can schedule an appointment for a PING Golf Fitting from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Robert Trent Jones course driving range. From 5-7 p.m., former PGA pro John Maginnes will host his “Maginnes on Tap” PGA Tour Radio show on XM 93/Sirius 208 live from the course.


On Tuesday, April 15, TaylorMade Golf will host a fitting by appointment at the driving range from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. From 1-5 p.m. on Tuesday, visitors can try the latest Nike VR-S Covert 2.0 drivers, fairways, hybrids and irons as part of Nike Golf Demo Day. Sterling Sharpe, a 5-time pro-bowler in the NFL, as well as an avid golfer, will also be on hand as part of the Nike Golf Experience. He will be giving a golf demonstration on the course from 2-3 p.m. and signing autographs at the Jones pro shop from 3-4 p.m. The Robert Trent Jones course pro shop is one of only six Nike Golf TTC Concept Shops in the country.


On Wednesday, April 16, Cobra Golf will be on hand offering demonstrations of its latest golf equipment from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the ECCO Comfort Tech golf van will stop by, showcasing the latest in golf footwear.


Director of Golf Instruction Doug Weaver will also host his free weekly golf demonstration at the Jones course on Monday, April 14 at 4 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions during the fully-interactive class and can volunteer to win a free lesson or a prize.


All of the events will take place at the Robert Trent Jones golf course located at 7 Trent Jones Lane within Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort and are free and open to the public. For more information about any of the activities or to schedule a fitting, please call 843-686-9137.


During the RBC Heritage, Palmetto Dunes is offering a special Heritage Package that includes resort accommodations, three rounds of golf at Palmetto Dunes’ courses and tournament tickets. The package starts at $190/person. Make reservations by calling the resort at 877-567-6513.


About Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is a 2,000-acre resort destination located in the middle of Hilton Head Island, S.C., bounded by 3 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach on one side and a sheltered Intracoastal Waterway marina on the other. The resort features three world-class golf courses, an award-winning tennis center, an 11-mile inland salt-water lagoon system for kayaking and fishing, and Hilton Head Outfitters for bike rentals, canoes, kayaks, fishing and much more. The Mediterranean-style Shelter Cove Harbour, Hilton Head Island’s largest deep-water marina, located right across from Palmetto Dunes, features waterfront shopping and dining and a wide variety of charters, including nature cruises, dolphin tours, sport crabbing and fishing. For information about activities or reservations, please call 877-567-6513 or visit