The ModGolf Podcast

Growing The Game By Hosting The World's Biggest Golf Tournament - Jeff Monday / Myrtle Beach World Amateur (010)

July 11th, 2017

The Myrtle Beach World Amateur is the largest amateur golf tournament on the globe. Going into the 34th year, the World Am annually hosts players from the 50 United States and over 30 countries. 3,100 players teed it up in the 2016 tournament, and participation is expected to grow yet again. The event boasts 72 holes of net, stroke play on over 60 championship golf courses. Players are placed in flights based on gender, age and handicap to keep the competition fun, fair and equitable.

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Jeff Monday

This YouTube video gives you a taste of what The Myrtle Beach World Amateur is all about:

In this episode we learn:

• The rich three decade history of the The Myrtle Beach World Amateur "World Am" as the largest single site golf tournament in the world.
• How Tournament Director Jeff Monday and his team continually innovate and evolve the event to offer new experiences and connect with younger golfers.
• How the tournament combines music, food and hospitality to create their massive "19th Hole" golf party each and every night at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
• How their partnership with NextGenGolf looks to build a healthy future for the World Am by creating experiences and formats to attract 20 and 30 year olds to the event.