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THE 20TH PDL CHARITY ANNOUNCED IN HONOR OF LARRY THOMSON FOR PARKINSON RESEARCH

Larry Thomson, flanked by Neil & Clay Thomson on the links.  CLICK HERE TO DONATE The 20th Ponce de Leon Invitational is paying a tribute to my father – Larry Thomson of Culpeper, Virginia. LT passed away in August, 2021 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He loved his sons, and he loved the […]

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THE STORY OF THE SECOND ACE : TEAM USA VICE-CAPTAIN ANDREW HOLLOWELL

By Neil Davis Thomson, Chairman Emeritus April 5, 2022 “Hollywood” Hollowell, the Captain of the 2010 Winning Red Numbers at Sea Island, his last PDL appearance.  The sports reporter, John T. Kummel, quietly strode over to Neil Thomson on the range. For a while, the young scribe stayed silent, watching the Ponce statesman clip high […]

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THE 2022 TOURNAMENT PLAYERS GUIDE RELEASED

                                                               2022 Ponce de Leon – Players Guide                                   […]

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ROUND 3 FOUR BALL PAIRINGS ARE IN FOR MASTERS SUNDAY AT THE OCEAN COURSE AT KIAWAH ISLAND

Round 3 – Four Ball #2 (Sun, Apr 10)             The Ocean Course – Kiawah Island (Pete Dye) U.S. TEAM Result BRITISH TEAM 1 -9:40a Bird (4) Gilbane (14)   Brealy (6) Crofton (18) 2 – 9:50a Aide (10) Klim (11)   Blake (9) Craven (13) 3 – 10:00a Winn […]

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ROUND 2 – FOUR BALL PAIRINGS ANNOUNCED AT TURTLE POINT ON KIAWAH ISLAND

The afternoon pairings have been announced for Saturday, April 9 at Turtle Point on Kiawah Island. (All Handicaps shown below have been adjusted to Course Handicaps. The player with the lowest Playing Handicap plays off zero strokes relative to the other player(s). For example, in Match 1: Morton (5) will play off 0. Aide (8), […]

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ROUND 1 PAIRINGS ANNOUNCED FOR COUGAR POINT FOURSOMES AT KIAWAH ISLAND

Round 1 – Foursomes (Sat, Apr 9) Each match worth 1 point Cougar Point – Kiawah Island (Gary Player) U.S. TEAM Team HCP Result BRITISH TEAM Team HCP 1 – 7:30a McAllister Gilbane 8 Ducas Short 12 2 – 7:40a Bird Morton 4 Bryan Dalrymple 5 3 – 7:50a Johnson Aide 7 Larner Finnegan 7 […]

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THE REDCOATS ARE COMING…THE RECOATS ARE COMING!

The Ponce is coming to Charleston April 8-11. This will be the biggest Ponce ever with 40 players. (20 from the United States and 20 from Great Britain) The previous record was 2018 in Royal St. George’s and Sunningdale, when 32 players competed (16 vs. 16) Ponce Founder and Chairman Emeritus will chair his first […]

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THE PONCE DE LEON UNVEILS NEW LOGO

Chairman Thomson has breathed some life into the PDL brand with a new logo – the fourth edition of the Ponce’s 20 year history. The Conquistador comes to Charleston for the 20th Ponce in 2022. Check out the evolution of the logo. The Conquistador 2022- The Helmet 2012-2021 The Classic 2007-2011 The Original Script 2004-2006

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