Links Renovation Dispatch: July 22, 2015 Update
Hole by hole, day by day, the #LinksCountdown renovation progress continues to go well. We have mowed the new greens twice, and there’s even a hint of green grass appearing! The greens will continue to be mowed, rolled and fertilized on a consistent basis moving forward. Read on for latest updates and exciting news about the Links Clubhouse, too!
Get Your Tickets: Summer Craft Beer Festival, 3rd Annual Island Brews & Chews - July 26
With the summer in full swing at Charleston's Island Resort, there's no better time to sit back in a lounger or the lawn with a cold refreshing beer, dig into delicious southern food, listen to live music and start up a game of cornhole or ping-pong. All that, and more is yours to enjoy at Wild Dunes Resort's 3rd Annual Island Brews & Chews Craft Beer Festival - now happening for the first time in the summertime - July 26, 2015.
Links Renovation Dispatch: July 9, 2015 Update
Today is a milestone day for the Links Golf Course renovation project! The putting greens are all complete and the Champion Bermuda grass is being installed today. See photo here of the 1st hole sprigged.
The remaining work includes finishing hole by hole fairway and rough irrigation, completing the cart paths and shaping and building the greenside bunkers.
(Photo: Hole #1 sprigged with Champion Bermuda grass)
Thank you for following along this #LinksCountdown as we share in these exciting course milestones and improvements!
Links Renovation Dispatch: July 2, 2015 Update
Happy July! As we enter a new month of summer, I'm excited to share that the renovation of the Links Golf Course is nearing the next phase. All of the greens design and shaping are complete, the collars and most of the green surrounds have been sodded. The greens are scheduled to be sprigged next week with Champion Bermuda grass which will be the new and improved putting surfaces. Read on for more new updates as the #LinksCountdown continues...
(Photo: Preparation and placement for greens sprigging on Hole #9)
Charleston Event Spotlight: "A Community United" Fundraiser Honoring Mother Emanuel AME
We will be gathering together as A Community United in Charleston, SC for a Culinary Benefit Fundraiser at Belmond Charleston Place Hotel on the evening of July 9, 2015 to honor the victims, families and congregation of the Mother Emanuel AME Church Tragedy. Read on for event details and learn how you can participate from near and far.
Hot Off the Press: Charleston ranked #1 City in the USA and Canada by Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the Third Consecutive Year
For the third year in a row, Charleston leads the pack! Announced today, Charleston, South Carolina, has been voted the No. 1 City in the U.S. and Canada in Travel + Leisure magazine's 2015 World's Best Awards, and No. 2 City in the World in the overall world rankings. Thank you to all of our guests, friends and fans who shared their love of Charleston with the world! We're thrilled to be a part of this award-winning city and to share it with our fellow community and visitors from near and far.
Read on for more from today's announcement along with local tips on how best to explore Charleston, SC.
Links Renovation Dispatch: June 16, 2015 Update
The renovation of the Links Golf Course is continuing nicely even in this toasty summer heat! Read on for your #LinksCountdown dispatch as of June 16, 2015:
Over half of the new putting greens are now built and are on schedule to be sprigged the first week of July. The irrigation contractor is finishing up the main line this week and is installing the greens irrigation. As well, the cement cart paths are beginning to be poured this week.
(above) Installation of new and improved cement cart path
Links Renovation Dispatch: June 3, 2015 Update
The renovations on the Links Golf Course have been underway for just over a month now and excellent progress has been made. Here’s your #LinksCountdown dispatch from the course as of June 3, 2015:
(above) Close up of Hole #16 / Green cored out for rebuilding
Links Renovation Dispatch: May 13, 2015 Update
New updates from the Links -- #LinksCountdown dispatch from the course as of May 13, 2015.
The crews are making good progress on the renovation projects. The new enlarged greens are currently being shaped and soon will be ready for new drainage and greens soil. The asphalt cart paths have been removed on hole 1,2,3,4,5 and the right side of 6. The main line for the new irrigation is complete and is being tied into the irrigation lake on hole #7.
Links Renovation Dispatch: April 25, 2015 Update
Greetings from the Links! Here on our "Buzz from the Links" Blog, we will be giving you a behind-the-scenes look at the Fazio Facelift of the Links Course at Wild Dunes, sharing updates as the renovation project progresses in the months to come. Read on for the first #LinksCountdown dispatch from the course as of April 25, 2015.
(above) Hole #6 / Main irrigation pipe line installation
Celebrate 4th of July at the Beach | Special Events & Activities at Charleston's Island Resort
A festive Fourth of July 2015 at the beach is within reach! Fire up the fun with special events, activities and happenings at Wild Dunes Resort and around Isle of Palms and Charleston, SC.
Read on for our top picks for how to celebrate America's Birthday, the Wild Dunes way!
Top 5 Reasons to Stay INN Style This Summer | Boardwalk Inn, Isle of Palms, SC
Summer is heating up! Escape to the beach to cool off and soak in vacation relaxation at the Boardwalk Inn - AAA Four Diamond Isle of Palms Beach Hotel. Here are the top 5 reasons to Stay Inn Style now at Charleston's Island Resort.