Team Led By PGA Tour Player Kevin Kisner, Actor Alfonso Ribeiro Wins 19th Annual Monday After the Ma

April 15, 2013

Dustin Johnson played in the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the MastersThe team lead PGA pro Kevin Kisner and actor Alfonso Ribeiro captured the 19th annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score of 54 at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course.

The squad led by PGA Tour star Dustin Johnson and hockey legend Wayne Gretkzy tied for second at 17-under-par. They tied with PGA Tour player Ken Duke and former football star Sterling Sharpe.

For the eighth consecutive year, a sellout crowd of 6,000+ fans packed The Dye Club to watch their favorite celebrities, athletes and musicians compete in the Monday After The Masters tournament.

Headlining the star-laden tournament were PGA TOUR stars Dustin Johnson, Davis Love III, Jim Furyk and John Daly; LPGA legend Nancy Lopez; football stars Dan Marino, Bruce Smith and Jim McMahon; and Wayne Gretzky, the greatest hockey player of all-time.

Among the professional golfers who joined Johnson, Love, Furyk and Lopez were Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey, John Daly, Charlie Rymer and Boo Weekly.

Representing the music world were country sensations Colt Ford, Jack Ingram and Steve Azar. R&B singer Javier Colon; singer-songwriter Edwin McCain; Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel and Dan Tyminski of Union Station.

The day began with ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Show broadcasting live from the House of Blue at Barefoot Resort. It was the third consecutive year America’s most popular sports talk show originated from the event.

Proceeds from the event, which has raised more than $5 million for charity, go to the Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation, which supports the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation and the educational needs of children in South Carolina.

About the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Golf Tournament
One of the most popular celebrity pro-am golf tournaments in the country, the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am attracts thousands of people who enjoy the music of the two-time Grammy award winners as well as the friendly competition between the band and their celebrity and PGA professional friends. Over the past 19 years, the Monday After The Masters has donated more than $5 million to the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation, which supports the educational needs of South Carolina and the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation.

About Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday is a non-profit trade association comprised of 79 championship golf courses and 99 golf package providers in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. Founded in 1967, the organization continues to be the driving force behind the growth of the region’s thriving golf market. The originator of the “Stay and Play Package,” Golf Holiday provides non-biased information about accommodations and golf courses to assist golfers in making the most informed decisions when planning for their next vacation.

Golf Holiday also hosts seven events and tournaments annually to help to foster continued growth of the game. In addition to hosting the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament each spring, Golf Holiday also manages the World Amateur Handicap Championship – the world's largest single-site amateur golf tournament, the Summer Family Golf Tournaments, the Palmetto High School Golf Championships, the Veterans Golf Classic and the Myrtle Beach Never Forgets Memorial Golf Outing.