Golf.com World Am Registration Ends Aug. 7
3,000 plus participants slated to compete on acclaimed Myrtle Beach courses
(MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.) -- Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday -- the Grand Strand's golf marketing cooperative --announces registration for its GOLF.com World Amateur Handicap Championship ends on Aug. 7.
Held Aug. 27 - 31 and featuring more than 3,000 participants from 25 countries and all 50 states, the entry fee includes 72 holes of golf on a different course daily as well as an opportunity to compete in a fifth round championship playoff on Friday, Aug. 31 (flight winners and ties). Registration is available at www.worldamgolf.com
The Norman, Fazio and Dye courses at Barefoot Resort, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, True Blue Golf Plantation, TPC Myrtle Beach and King's North at Myrtle Beach National head the roster of 50-plus Grand Strand layouts hosting.
The entry fee also includes complete access for players and guests to "The World's Largest 19th Hole" at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Highlights include a vast golf exposition, equipment demos, entertainment, open bars, concerts, prize drawings and food from area restaurants. Golf Channel analyst / funnyman Charlie Rymer and Blair O'Neal - former "Big Break" standout and host of "Myrtle Beach Golf Buzz" - are scheduled to appear.
"Simply put, there is nothing quite like the World-Am, the convergence of thousands of golfers of all skill levels from around the world at a single destination," says Jeff Monday, tournament director. "Our acclaimed courses, friendly competition, player camaraderie and the nightly excitement and energy at the 19th Hole all showcase what the Myrtle Beach golf experience is all about."
For more information about Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, visit www.GolfHoliday.com
About Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday is a non-profit trade association comprised of 79 championship golf courses and 99 golf package providers in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. Founded in 1967, the organization continues to be the driving force behind the growth of the region's thriving golf market. The originator of the "Stay and Play Package," Golf Holiday provides non-biased information about accommodations and golf courses to assist golfers in making the most informed decisions when planning for their next vacation.
Golf Holiday also hosts seven events and tournaments annually to help to foster continued growth of the game. In addition to hosting the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament each spring, Golf Holiday also manages the GOLF.com World Amateur Handicap Championship - the world's largest single-site amateur golf tournament, the Summer Family Golf Tournaments, the Palmetto High School Golf Championships, the Veterans Golf Classic and the Myrtle Beach Never Forgets Memorial Golf Outing.