For years Myrtle Beach has been known as the golf capital of the world and the new year will continue to bring golf excellency to Myrtle Beach and South Carolina's Grand Strand. The Grand Strand hosts tournament after tournament at some of the most beautiful and respected golf courses in the country. This year is sure to be one of Myrtle Beach golf's best with amateur tournaments, celebrity tournaments, memorial golf tournaments and charity benefit tournaments!
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Palmetto High School Golf Championship
March 24-26, 2016
Celebrating its 17th year in Myrtle Beach, the Palmetto High School Golf Championship is a 36-hole tournament that will be held March 24th through March 26th. The tournament allows students of any ability to compete with students from both public and private schools. The event will be played at True Blue Golf Plantation and Caledonia Golf and Fish Club in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC. More info.
Tournament season starts in April with the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am. The fun starts April, 11th at Barefoot Resort's Dye Club with professional golfers and celebrities from around the country competing in the MAM Pro-Am. 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. Don't miss your chance to hob knob with celebrities and see a great game of golf all for a good cause with proceeds going to the Central Carolina Community Foundation. More info or Video.
The Caravelle Cup
May 12-14, 2016
Once again, The Caravelle Resort presents the Caravelle Cup golf in Myrtle Beach. The tournament is held to support Special Operations Wounded Warriors. Check-in is from 7 pm until 9 pm on Thursday at the Santa Maria Restaurant with open bar and heavy hors d'oeuvres. The 2-day tournament kicks off on Friday at the Pine Lakes Country Club with a Texas Scramble format round. Play continues on Saturday at Myrtlewood Pine Hills with a Best Ball format. Head over to the The Caravelle Conference Center at St. John's Inn on Friday from 7 pm until 9 pm for a player's party with an open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. The Caravelle Resort is located at 6900 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572. Call Tournament Chairman Ken Thompson at 843-918-7008 to sign up.
Never Forget Memorial Golf Outing
May 23-25, 2016
Every year Firefighters from all around the country along with their friends and family travel to Myrtle Beach for this Memorial tournament. Players can choose to play some of the Best Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach. Participating courses for practice rounds include Blackmoor, Grand Dunes Resort Club, MBN West, MBN South Creek, Pawleys Plantation, Wild Wing and many more. Tournament rounds will be played on Barefoot's Love and Norman courses. Join us May 23rd through the 25th to play or just to support this year's Never Forget Memorial Golf Outing. Ocean Creek Resort is providing tournament lodging. More info or Video.
National Retired Military Golf Classic - May 31 thru June 3, 2017
The 34th Annual National Retired Military Golf Classic will be held this year from May 31st thru June 3rd. You can play practice rounds on some of the best golf courses found along the Grand Strand including Pine Lakes, Wild Wing, Myrtle Beach National, Myrtlewood and World Tour. This historic event is the largest retired military tournament in the world. Registration is from 8 am to 4 pm on May 30, 2017 at the Myrtle Beach National Golf Club. More info.
Veterans Golf Classic - June 5-8, 2016
Veterans and active military are invited to play in this yearly tournament. Scheduled to begin June 5th, this unique tournament teams groups of two, based on team handicaps against each other in this friendly game. At least one member of each team must be an active or veteran military service member. Single players are welcome and will be paired prior to the event. The tournament will be held on many of Myrtle Beach's finest clubs including the Founders Club at Pawleys Island, Man O' War Golf Club, Indian Wells and many others. Come join us as we honor and celebrate our nations military. More info.
15th Annual Wheeler Memorial Golf Tournament - June 11, 2016
The Wheeler Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at River Oaks Golf Plantation. The Wheeler Memorial Golf Tournament is a charity event to benefit the Mercy Care Hospice's children's grief counseling program. The tournament format is 4 person captain's choice with no handicap needed. River Oaks Golf Plantation is located at 831 River Oaks Dr, Myrtle Beach, 29579. For more information, visit wheelergolf.org.
Father & Son Team Classic
July 20-23, 2016
The largest father & son golf event in the world, the PGA Tour Superstore National Father & Son Team Classic is a 3-day, 54-hole competition. The tournament's motto; Any man can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be a dad. The tournament is open to any combination of players on a 2-man team as long as there is a generation gap between them (they do not need to be related). Tournament courses include Grande Dunes Resort Club, Prestwick Country Club, Legends Golf Club's Heathland Course, Barefoot Resort's Love Course, Myrtle Beach National's King's North Course, Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club, Rivers Edge Golf Club, Panthers Run Golf Links and Thistle Golf Club. More info or Video.
Rick Mommsen Jr. & Steve Ditchfield Memorial Golf Tournament
July 30, 2016
The 9th Annual Rick Mommsen Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be played at Blackmoor Golf Club. The tournament begins at noon on July 30th. The format is 4 person captains choice. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place plus longest drive and closest to pin. Registration is $75 per player and includes greens & cart fees, range balls, a steak dinner and beverages. Proceeds go to Camp Hands of Hope, a weekend long bereavement camp for youth and their families. To register or for more information visit www.hpcfoundation.org.
World Amateur Handicap Championship
August 29 - September 2, 2016
In its 33rd year, the World Amateur Handicap Championship invites golfers from all over the country to compete in this intense 72 hole tournament. The event offers golf by day and parties and live entertainment at night. Anyone and everyone (with a certified USGA handicap) no matter their skill is invited to join this fun filled event that's as much fun to watch as it is to play! The Tournament begins August 29th and is played through September 2nd at around 60 Myrtle Beach area golf courses. Participating courses include some of the best in the country: Barefoot Resort's Fazio & Norman Courses, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, True Blue Golf Plantation, Founders Club at Pawleys Island and Tidewater Golf Club & Plantation. Featured tournament lodging includes the Compass Cove Resort, the oceanfront Grand Shores Resort, luxury accommodations at the Marriott Resort & Spa, the 57-acre vacation complex at Ocean Creek Resort and the Sea Watch Resort in Myrtle Beach, SC. More info or Video.
National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Golf Classic
October 30 - November 4, 2016
The National Law Enforcement Officer's Memorial Fund will hold its 17th annual tournament in 2016. The "World's Largest Law Enforcement Golf Event" is one of the Grand Strands favorite events! All golfers, with or without a handicap, are invited to play. Participation is limited to the first 720 golfers. Call 252-426-2216 for more information. Host courses include Grande Dunes, Wild Wing, World Tour Golf Links, Long Bay and the River Club. More info or Video
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