Amid sun-soaked skies and an enthusiastic host crowd of members at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, World Golf Hall of Fame members Gary Player and Sir Nick Faldo joined music stars Charles Kelley of Lady A and Mark Bryan of Hootie & the Blowfish in an action-packed day for “$18 for 18,” a promotional match to raise critical funds for Project Golf and its grow-the-game initiatives.
The team of Player and Kelley bested the Faldo/Bryan tandem 1-up in the team match play format, riding Player’s steady play and Kelley’s clutch putting on several holes to secure the victory. The day’s activities also featured a roundtable discussion hosted by PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer and including Player, Faldo and Gary Schaal, executive director for Project Golf and past president of the PGA of America; and a juniors clinic led by Player and Faldo.
Among the event’s benefactors were:
Project Golf is an organization dedicated to growing the game through outreach to America’s military veterans, juniors and communities that have previously been underrepresented. To learn more, visit ProjectGolf.org.
To contribute to today’s “$18 for 18” initiative, visit the event page at 18for18.org.