The World Am: Experience the Pro Treatment in Myrtle Beach this August

Have you ever imagined yourself staring down a fifteen-foot putt for the win? The eyes of the gallery are focused squarely on you as you wipe the sweat from your brow and step up to your putt, just as the pros do every Sunday on Tour.

Your dream can become reality at the Myrtle Beach World Amateur this August 25 – 29, 2014! The 31st annual edition of this amateur golf tournament is lining up to be the best yet. The best part about it is the World Am is open to all golfers 17 years and older with a certified USGA handicap. It’s truly a celebration of everything you love about golf events: top-notch courses, great competition and endless entertainment. It’s a golf tournament that’s for the people! Do you have what it takes to be named world champion?

Check out some of the numerous benefits players receive:

• Be a part of a field of more than 3,000 golfers from all 50 states and more than 20 countries.

• Compete in 72 holes of net, stroke tournament play.

• Play on a different course each day. There are a total of 59 courses included in the tournament roster. Golfers will be notified of their courses approximately one week before the start of play. From north to south, courses start in the Calabash, North Carolina area and swing down the coast to Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach Convention Center is considered the central location for the World Am.

• Receive a gift bag including World Am merchandise, Greg Norman merchandise – all valued at about $300.

• Attend the “World’s Largest 19th Hole” nightly at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. This event is for players, one guest and children under 20. This extravaganza includes:
    o Delicious appetizers from top restaurants in Myrtle Beach
    o Open bar with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    o Numerous golf exhibits featuring new products
    o Live music, instruction and guest speakers
    o Golf forums featuring some of the top golf writers from Sports Illustrated, Golf Magazine and
    o Games and club demos

• Be entered to win random drawing prizes, with a total value of over $25,000.

• Play for the opportunity to win a trophy and gift cards based on their flight.

Not only is this an amazing golf event for golfers, but also for guests and family members. In addition to attending the 19th hole for an outstanding golf party every night, your family can celebrate the fact that the World Am takes place in beautiful Myrtle Beach. The Grand Strand area offers 60 miles of sun-kissed beaches, an array of restaurants and countless entertainment options for all ages. From oceanfront hotels to inviting condos, Myrtle Beach also offers a variety of accommodations to fit all your needs.

Now, there are only three things left to do:

1. Register for the World Am.
2. Make sure your swing is in top form.
3. Get to Myrtle Beach!

Registration is open through August 7, 2014 at 5 PM EST. For full registration details and rules of the event, please visit: or call 1-800-833-8798.

(posted 7/10/14)

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