As he made his way around the back nine at Congaree Golf Club on Thursday morning, it felt like Bryson Nimmer’s opening round at the Palmetto Championship was hanging by a thread.
Under the sunny skies of Harbour Town Golf Links in April, Bryson Nimmer’s childhood dreams officially became reality. Just two months later, he has another shot at golf glory right here at home.
As we approach the first tee time in just a handful of days, here are a couple of key storylines to keep an eye on in preparation for a memorable weekend in the Lowco.
After years of hard work and tremendous success at Clemson and beyond, Bryson Nimmer is coming home to Harbour Town Golf Links the week after the Masters — and you know what that means.
The Lowco Pod Squad of Justin Jarrett, Wes Kerr, and Carlo Perruzza gets you up to speed on the latest sports news from the South Carolina Lowcountry, Wes interviews former May River softball star turned South Carolina Gamecock Kylee Gleason, and we unveil our Teams of the Week — Hilton Head Prep girls golf, May River girls golf, and May River boys cross country.
It's a special golf-centered edition of the LowcoSports Lowdown podcast, as two outstanding products of the South Carolina junior golf circuit join us on the heels of impressive victories. Bluffton's Bryson Nimmer pops in after earning his third straight victory and starting 2-for-2 on the PGA Tour's new LOCALiQ Series, and Hilton Head Island's Jonathan Griz stops by to talk about his history win at the S.C. Amateur earlier this month.
The hottest golfer on the planet reps the Lowco.
When Bryson Nimmer earned his first professional victory on the GPro Tour last month, he knew his next step would be the PGA Tour’s LOCALiQ Series — he just wasn’t exactly sure what that entailed. Now his name will forever be intertwined with the eight-week series the PGA Tour designed to give players from the Mackenzie Tour, PGA Tour China Series and PGA Tour Latinoamérica a place to play during the pandemic.
A pair of Bluffton golfers were among those who advanced through the first stage of Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying School this week.
Bryson Nimmer tied for 14th in his professional debut at the Mackenzie Tour’s Bayview Place DCBank Open over the weekend in Victoria, British Columbia, earning a $3,600 payday.