John Clayton - Contributor

John Clayton has 14 years of journalism experience and joins TravelGolf.com after a stint with the NBA's Indiana Pacers as part of the franchise's Internet Marketing Department. Before joining the Pacers in 2003, Clayton was a sports columnist for more than four years with CNHI-Indiana Newspapers, covering major college and professional sports including the Indianapolis Colts, Pacers, Big Ten and Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Over the course of his award-winning career, Clayton has also covered PGA Championships, the Ryder Cup, NCAA Golf Championships and the MCI Heritage Classic. He has been a contributing writer to GolfWeek and LINKS Magazine. He currently resides in upstate South Carolina and will cover the golfing hot spots of Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island in addition to the rest of the Mid-Atlantic region.

  • Fewer golfers at S.C. courses due to hurricane scares

    From the bustling Grand Strand to the scenic Lowcountry, the people who live, work and play on the South Carolina Coast have breathed a collective sigh of relief after avoiding the brunt of one of the worst hurricane seasons in recent memory. While Florida has endured four major hurricanes over the past six weeks, the Carolina coast has been left largely unblemished. Golf courses in Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Island - the state's two premier golf destinations - have remained relatively undamaged and, to some extent, unplayed.
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  • PGA is set to honor busy designer Pete Dye

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Dates: August 10, 2014 - October 31, 2014
The Classic Golf Package gives you the option to play two of Sandestin's original courses - The Links and Baytowne. Our incredibly scenic Links Golf Club hosts five holes on the Choctawhatchee Bay and our Baytowne Golf Club. Accommodation options include LeCiel or Village of Baytowne Wharf standard hotel rooms, two bedroom Grand Sandestin or three bedroom Lakeside Villas. Prices starting at only $147 per person, per night.
Price range: $147