Beaufort, SC --- Dataw Island is pleased to welcome back the South Carolina Golf Association and the Women’s South Carolina Golf Association for the 23rd Annual SCGA-WSCGA Mixed Team Championship, October 23-24.

Attendees hail from throughout the state of South Carolina and will be vying for the titles of “Mixed Team Champions” and “Senior Mixed Team Champions.”

The Mixed Team Championship, otherwise known as the “Divorce Open,” will test the skills of all parties involved. Playing a Four Ball format the first day and a Select Drive Alternate Shot format on the final day, these men and women will surely have a great time – and hopefully, none will result in divorce!

According to the SCGA, the Mixed Team Championship is one of the most popular events in the State. Returning this year to the Lowcountry, play will take place on Dataw Island’s two golf courses: Tom Fazio’s “Cotton Dike,” and Arthur Hills’ “Morgan River.” With a tournament reception at the Dataw Island Club on Friday evening starting the event – the fun lasts throughout the weekend.

Spectators welcome; please contact the Golf Pro Shop for covid restrictions.

About the SCGA:
The SCGA, founded in 1929, is the governing body for amateur golf in South Carolina.  As a non-profit organization, the SCGA’s purpose is to promote, preserve and serve the game of golf.  Made up of more than 270 member clubs and more than 50,000 individual members, the SCGA annually conducts 21 SCGA statewide championships, 59 one-day contests, eight USGA qualifiers, seven 40-plus tournaments and six special events.  Other Member services offered include GHIN – the USGA Handicap Computation System, Golf Genius Tournament Management Software System and support, Rules of Golf and Handicap education, USGA Course/Slope Ratings and Course measuring, Amateur Status information, the Palmetto Golfer Magazine and the SC Golf Hall of Fame.  The SCGA also houses the offices of the SC Junior Golf Foundation and SC Junior Golf Association in a combined effort to support junior golf and grow the game’s initiatives.

About Dataw Island:
Dataw Island is a gated golf, tennis and boating lifestyle community located fifteen minutes outside of historic downtown Beaufort. The island features two “South Carolina Top 50” golf courses by designers Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills; a racquet center with 8 Har-Tru tennis courts and 4 brand-new pickleball courts; world-class croquet lawns; a full-service marina; a community center with workout and massage facilities; three restaurants; bocce; kayaking; and more. The community has also been ranked a “Top 100 Community” by ideal-LIVING, a “Top 25 Golf Community” by Hilton Head Magazine; and was the SCGA “2018 Club of the Year” among other awards & accolades.

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