Why Do So Many Tour Players Live At Sea Island? (Golf Digest)

When Davis Love III’s father moved his family to St. Simons Island in 1969, he had no idea it would become a haven for PGA Tour professionals for decades to come. But this tiny island community – and neighboring Sea Island — is now home to approximately a dozen PGA Tour players, including Matt Kuchar, Zach Johnson, Harris English, and Brian Harman.

A confluence of factors brings players here. First, there’s “Uncle Davis,” as many of the younger golfers call Love. Then there is Sea Island Golf Club, which features three 18-hole courses and the King and Prince Golf Course with another 18 holes. There’s also the mild weather and miles of unspoiled beaches. And there’s camaraderie among the players.

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