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World's largest amateur golf tournament

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The world’s largest amateur golf tournament, the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship, enters its 31st edition this summer in the ‘Golf Capital of the World’ along the northeastern South Carolina coast.

Tidewater-Golf-ClubApproximately 3,500 participants are expected to play more than 60 courses in the event.

The August 25-29 tournament, with the theme ‘Anyone can play, anyone can win’ opened for entries on Tuesday. Registration for the four-day, 72-hole event is $475 per person through May 15, a $100 saving on the regular entry fee of $575.

Registration is available at www.worldamgolf.com, and includes an extensive gift bag.

Nearly 100,000 people have competed since there were 684 participants in the first event in 1984. A maximum of 5,000 players entered in 2000. This year, participants from all 50 states in the United States and more than 25 countries are expected. Approximately 10 percent of the participants come from outside of the United States.

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