The ModGolf Podcast

Growing The Game By Hosting The World's Biggest Golf Tournament - Jeff Monday / Myrtle Beach World Amateur (010)

July 11th, 2017  •  38 mins 21 secs  •  Download (46.7 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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How do you help grow the popularity of golf? By hosting the world's biggest golf tournament and after-party! Going into the 34th year, The Myrtle Beach World Amateur annually hosts players from the 50 United States and over 30 countries. 3,100 players teed it up in the 2016 tournament, and participation is expected to grow yet again. The event boasts 72 holes of net, stroke play on over 60 championship golf courses, followed every night by their massive "19th Hole" golf party. Players are placed in flights based on gender, age and handicap to keep the competition fun, fair and equitable.