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Important Dates for the 2014 Myrtle Beach World Amateur

 

JULY 17TH – DEADLINE FOR U.S. PLAYERS TO SUBMIT THE CLUB VERIFICATION FORM

THIS FORM WAS SENT ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 9TH. IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE IT, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE FORM ONLINE. CALL 1-800-833-8798 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

AUGUST 1ST – START OF HANDICAP SUBMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL (NON-U.S.) PLAYERS. AN ONLINE FORM WILL BE EMAILED ON THIS DATE.

AUGUST 7TH – ENTRY DEADLINE FOR THE 2014 MYRTLE BEACH WORLD AMATEUR

AUGUST 11TH – DEADLINE FOR HANDICAP SUBMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL (NON-U.S.)PLAYERS

AUGUST 15TH – HANDICAP SUBMISSION FOR ALL U.S. PLAYERS – **VERY, VERY IMPORTANT**

AN ONLINE FORM WILL BE EMAILED LATE ON AUGUST 14TH AND MUST BE COMPLETED ON AUGUST 15TH ONCE YOUR HANDICAP UPDATES WITH THE 8/15 REVISION. THE DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THIS ONLINE FORM IS 8:00PM EST ON AUGUST 15TH. IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE FORM ONLINE, YOU MAY CALL 1-800-833-8798 TO COMPLETE IT OVER THE PHONE.

PLAY TOGETHER REQUESTS MUST BE DONE ON THIS FORM AS WELL. ALL PLAY TOGETHER REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN 8:00PM EST ON AUGUST 15TH TO BE CONSIDERED. ALL PLAYERS MUST MAKE THE REQUEST ON THE HANDICAP SUBMISSION FORM.

AUGUST 18TH – COURSE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE RELEASED BY 7:00PM EST. AN EMAIL WILL BE SENT WHEN THEY ARE AVAILABLE.

AUGUST 23 – REGISTRATION AT BOTH AREA PGA TOUR SUPERSTORE LOCATIONS FROM 9:00AM – 7:00PM

AUGUST 24 – REGISTRATION AT BOTH AREA PGA TOUR SUPERSTORE ...

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VPAR Live Scoring for the Final Round

VPAR Logo BlackWhether you win your flight and want family to be able to follow the action or are interested in seeing how the World Am concludes, VPAR, the game’s leading online scoring system, will make it easy.

VPAR will be onsite at the Dye Club at Barefoot Resort for the World Championship Playoff, updating each player’s score in real time. In addition to posting the scores online, VPAR will also have leaderboards posted in the Dye Club clubhouse, allowing everyone onsite to keep up with the action as well.

“For the last two years, VPAR has made following the World Am Championship Playoff easier than ever,” World Am Tournament director Jeff Monday said. “It is one of the game’s most reliable live scoring systems and one that will provide participants the level of service they deserve.”

The World Am Championship Playoff will take place on August 29 at the Dye Club. We will include a link to the online scoring when tournament day arrives.

As an added bonus for World Am participants, VPAR is offering 6 months FREE for their award winning mobile app. Easily keep matches with friends, use the on-course GPS and more.

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Another stellar golf course lineup for the Myrtle Beach World Amateur

true blue_18The host courses for this year’s Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship are set and no matter your lineup, great golf awaits. More than 60 Myrtle Beach golf courses have committed to host the tournament, and the list reads like a “Who’s Who” of area standouts.

Forty-three of the 61 courses have earned at least 4 stars in Golf Digest’s prestigious Best Places to Play guide, bringing tremendous quality and depth to the tournament lineup. Nine of our host layouts have been ranked among America’s Top 100 public courses.

“The diversity of our golf course offerings here in Myrtle Beach are a primary reason for the event’s success,” Jeff Monday, the World Am’s tournament director, said. “We are fortunate to have some of the best golf courses not only in Myrtle Beach but all of America, and it helps us deliver a great golf experience for all 3,000+ players.”

Headlining this year’s list of host courses are Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Heritage Golf Club, Rivers Edge, True Blue, all four courses at Barefoot Resort, including the Dye Club, which will host the World Championship Playoff, TPC Myrtle Beach and Glen Dornoch Waterway Golf Links, among many others.

Complete List of World Am Host Courses!

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Dye Club to Host World Championship Playoff

dyeThe Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship will crown a champion on familiar turf.

Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course will host the World Championship Playoff for the second consecutive year. The Dye Course, which has been ranked among America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest, is just the third course to host the 18-hole shootout that determines the World Am champion.

“We look forward to crowning our 2014 winner at the Dye Club,” tournament director Jeff Monday said. “The golf course is among the best in America, and it’s a big-event facility. A field of nearly 3,500 golfers will be competing to earn a spot in the World Championship Playoff, and the Dye Club will absolutely identify the most deserving champion.”

Dye Club, which has hosted the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am the last 12 years, has a private clubhouse and a layout that will challenge the best players at this year’s World Am.

Designed by the legendary Pete Dye, the course is complete with the octogenarian’s architects trademark features: ample mounding, a surplus of sand, and, of course, railroad ties.

The layout’s visuals are stunning. The sixth, ninth, 10th, 15th and 18th holes all standout amidst an impressive lineup.

The 18th is one of Myrtle Beach’s best finishing holes. Measuring 415 yards from the member tees and 368 from the whites, No. 18 plays into the prevailing wind and water runs along the left side from tee to green. With the ...

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Win McMurry to Attend the 2014 Myrtle Beach World Amateur

Our first celebrity commitment to participate in the festivities at the World’s Largest 19th Hole is one of golf’s most accomplished young personalities – Win McMurry.

McMurry has worked for Golf Channel, PGA Tour Entertainment and CBS Sports, and she will be appearing on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the 19th Hole.

She will join a list of big names, including David Feherty, Brandel Chamblee and Charlie Rymer, who have participated in 19th Hole festivities in recent years.

McMurry was named Golf’s No. 1 Beauty by Golf Magazine and has won two Telley Awards for her work as a producer, writer, host of groundbreaking online content for the PGA Tour. She has served as a contributor on the Grey Goose 19th Hole, hosted the travel-based web exclusive, Gone with the Win, anchored news updates for the network, as well as co-hosted the Morning Drive.

McMurry joined Golf Channel from PGA Tour Entertainment, where she served as producer, writer, and host of PGA Tour Today, Monday Backspin and Morning Movers on PGATour.com as well as feature reporter/interviewer during LIVE@ remotes for the PGA Tour.

Previously, McMurry worked for CBS Sports in New York City, traveling North America as a production assistant for the network’s extensive coverage of the NFL, College Basketball, and the PGA Tour.


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