Another full-field Myrtle Beach golf event is set to tee it up next week for the World Amateur Q School, with competitors vying for the chance to win free and discounted entries into the 2022 PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship later this year. Here’s a breakdown of both the playing field and what they can expect, by the numbers:
438 golfers (396 male, 42 female)
29 U.S. states represented, plus Canada and Mexico
15 states with 10 or more players:
11.98 average tournament index per player, each competing in an individual net stroke play format for all 54 holes of tournament play. All players are flighted solely by handicap, regardless of gender or age.
3 rounds of tournament golf
$299 entry fee per player that includes three rounds of tournament golf (greens fee, cart fee, range balls), lunch and drinks provided at the course on each day of play, a welcome gift, prizes awarded to daily contest winners and top flight finishers, and eligibility to win from a pool of thousands of dollars in drawing prizes.
8 flights of competition, with the top 10 finishers in each flight winning the following credits toward entry into the 2022 Myrtle Beach World Am:
First-round play begins Monday morning at Founders Club at Pawleys Island, Blackmoor, River Club and Caledonia, with Tuesday play at Prestwick, True Blue, Eagle Nest and Burning Ridge, and Wednesday’s final round play at Rivers Edge, Aberdeen, Barefoot-Love and Sandpiper Bay.
Be sure to check in daily with PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com for updates and photo galleries from the competition!