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Port Royal Golf & Club announces new head Pro

June 20, 2014

Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island, SC, announced recently that Ben Smith has been named Head Golf Professional. Smith comes to this position after having served as First Assistant Golf Professional at Sea Pines Resort for the last two years.

Smith has a wide range of experience in the golf industry; he has relevant experience with member and corporate outings, merchandising, supervising a large golf staff and has held many leadership positions in Hilton Head Island’s local PGA chapter. For a year and half, Smith served as Sea Pines Resort Tournament Coordinator where he assisted with the RBC Heritage Tournament. Prior to his time at Sea Pines Resort, Smith worked for Crooked Stick Golf Club for two and half years, first as an Assistant Professional and then as their Golf Shop Manager. Smith graduated from Ball State University in 2007 and earned his Class A PGA Golf Professional status with the PGA of America in 2011.

“On behalf of our team here at Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, I am pleased to announce the addition of Ben Smith to our Port Royal Golf Staff,” said Brady Boyd, General Manager of The Heritage Collection on Hilton Head Island. “We are fortunate to have a great team of experienced and talented Ambassadors and we welcome Ben in his new role. We look forward to him helping us fulfill our commitment to bring unrivaled golf and uncompromising service to our Members and Guests.”

Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club is located on the northwestern point of Hilton Head Island in the Port Royal Plantation along with the luxurious oceanfront Westin Resort. In addition to being well known for its world-class tennis programs, it is also recognized for its unrivaled golf courses. In 1997, Port Royal was recognized as a "Silver Medal Resort" by Golf Magazine for its three spectacular 18-hole golf courses.

For more information about Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club or any of the Clubs in The Heritage Collection on Hilton Head Island, please visit their website or call (843) 681-1700.








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