Golf tournament season in Myrtle Beach kicks off in April with the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am, one of the largest one-day fundraisers in the state of South Carolina. The tournament will take place on April 11, 2016 at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club. This will be the 14th consecutive year the Dye Course has hosted the tournament. One of the most popular celebrity pro-am golf tournaments in the country, the MAM Pro-Am tournament attracts over 6,000 spectators to the Grand Strand to see professional golfers and celebrities from around the country compete head to head.
Past celebrities playing in the Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am include Brett Favre, Samuel L. Jackson, Edwin McCain, Jerome Bettis, Colt Ford, Jason Mraz, Alfonso Ribeiro, Kyle Petty, Meatloaf, Bill Murray, Michael Strahan, Ron White, Alice Cooper, Wayne Gretzky, Ric Flair and many more.
Professional golfers who have competed in the MAM Pro-Am include Tiger Woods, John Daly, Fred Couples, Nick Faldo, Jim Furyk, Tom Kite, Arnold Palmer, Annika Sorenstam and Kristy McPherson.
Don't miss your chance to hob knob with celebrities and see a great game of golf, all for a good cause. Event proceeds go to the Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation (which supports the educational needs of South Carolina) and the South Carolina Junior Golf Association.
Event activities begin on Saturday with tournament registration from 9 am until 10 pm at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort. Saturday night on the Back Deck at the House of Blues, the MAM Welcome Party (VIP Badge Required) will take place from 9:30 pm until 2 am.
On Sunday practice rounds will be available for tournament participants and tournament registration will be from 9 am until midnight at the Dye Club. There will also be a Participant Brunch (Dye Club) from 10 am until 3 pm (VIP Badge Required).
Other events taking place on Sunday, at the House of Blues, include the Masters Viewing Party & Silent Auction from 3:30 pm until 6 pm, the Pairings Party and Live/Silent Auction from 6 pm until midnight and the After Hours Party from midnight until 2 am. A VIP Badge is required for all 3 events.
On Monday, Tournament Day begins with ESPN's Mike & Mike In the Morning at the First Tee from 6 am until 10 am. VIP Breakfast will be served at the Dye Club from 8 am until 10:30 am (Specialty Badge Required).
The Celebrity Long Drive Contest will begin on the #1 Hole at 10 am, followed by the MAM Pro-Am starting at 11 am.
After the tournament, the Awards Party & Reception will be held from 6:30 until midnight at the House of Blues with a dinner buffet (until 9 pm) and open bar (VIP Badge Required). The Hootie & the Blowfish and Friends Concert will begin at approximately 8:30 (VIP or Concert Only Badge Required). The After Hours party takes place from midnight until 2 pm with pizza and an open bar.
The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort is located at 2600 Pete Dye Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 and the House of Blues is located at 4640 Hwy 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.
Spectator tickets sell out early! If you're interested in attending the Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am, tickets will go on sale to the general public in late February. Spectator tickets will be available at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club Pro Shop (843-399-7238), Barefoot Resort's Resort Course Pro Shop (843-390-3200) and the House of Blues (843-272-3000).
Visit www.hootiegolf.com for more information.