Eight Hundred and Twenty Six golfers have already signed up as the 2014 Myrtle Beach World Amateur Championship office opens registration to a virtual line out the door. The great thing about the internet is that the door is as wide as it needs to be to let everyone in. With a name change this year to better reflect the International and National marketing efforts of Golf Holiday to draw more attention to the Myrtle Beach area, the lack of title sponsorship will only help you the golfer, find information about the event. According to Golf Holiday officials, financially the tournament is in even better shape than last year ensuring the quality of experience you are used to, or have heard of, is matched and beaten again this year.
Participants arrive from all over the world and the United States to take part in the event and play different courses along the Grand Strand depending on their flight, based on their gender and handicap. These award winning courses and their staff welcome you to sample what the Golf Capital of the World has to offer. Designers like Donald Ross, Reese Jones, Tom Fazio, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Davis Love III, Greg Norman and many others have signature courses here in the Myrtle Beach area. With almost 90 courses to choose from, it is a bucket list item for many who have come to “play them all”.
Each night following golf, everyone is invited for dinner, cocktails and entertainment at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. TheGolfDirector.com was in attendance last year, the 30th anniversary of the event, for the first time and found it to be an experience only adequately described by the name – the World’s Biggest 19th hole. In the simplest of terms – it is a great party. With local food vendors providing plates of their best dishes hoping to entice you into their restaurants, to the liquor vendors offering their best tastes hoping to entice you to purchase their products, to all the big names in the vendor area with equipment and apparel to celebrities giving interviews and demonstrations on the big stage, it has something everyone can enjoy.
If you are planning to come to the Myrtle Beach area to participate in this year’s event, don’t hesitate another moment as the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Championship Opens Registration. It is only $495 and that includes your golf, gifts, and nightly entry into the 19th hole. You can also call 1-844-GOGOLF1 and our representatives at TheGolfDirector.com will help with lodging and practice rounds. With over 3300 golfers coming to town, I’m sure you can imagine how fast the courses and accommodations book up so call us today. You can also CLICK HERE and ask us anything about golf in Myrtle Beach. We are here to help and strive to be your one stop source for Myrtle Beach Golf Information.