Palmetto Dunes’ Weaver named Teacher of the Year

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Doug Weaver, longtime director of golf instruction at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, was named the 2017 Palmer Maples Teacher of the Year by the Carolinas Professional Golf Association.

Weaver hosts private and group lessons, conducts weekly clinics, gives lessons to children while using songs to help them remember how to play, assists with Special Olympics programming, and serves as the Hilton Head Island High School golf team’s assistant coach.

Weaver was a member of the PGA President’s Council from 2005-10 and has received numerous awards, including the 2002 Growth of the Game Award from the PGA Foundation and induction into the Lowcountry Golf Hall of Fame.