Myrtle Beach Golf Tournaments & Events

WHO DOESN’T LOVE A LITTLE COMPETITION?

It’s part of what makes golf the greatest game! And there’s no better place to get your competitive fix than a golf tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Whether you want to grind out 72 holes playing under PGA Tour-like conditions, or you want to enjoy Myrtle Beach golf events that are equal parts competition and camaraderie, Myrtle Beach offers something for everyone. So in addition to serving as your official resource for all things Myrtle Beach golf, we also offer a collection of the game’s finest amateur tournaments.


Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship

August 31, 2020 – September 4, 2020

More than 3,300 players flock to Myrtle Beach to play in this 72-hole event. The amateur participants, who come from all 50 states and more than 25 countries, are placed in tightly grouped flights based on age, gender and handicap. The game’s most sophisticated handicap system levels the playing field in an equitable way, and is the backbone of the event’s 30+ years of success. The tournament’s pulse is the World’s Largest 19th Hole, the nightly party at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center where free food, drinks and entertainment are provided.

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World Am Q School

March 2021 (Dates TBD)

Serving as a ‘qualifying’ event for the Myrtle Beach World Amateur. This flighted, 3 day individual, net stroke play golf tournament is played on great Grand Strand layouts. Annually held shortly before registration for World Am opens, participants can earn their way to a FREE entry to participate in the world’s largest amateur golf tournament.

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Myrtle Beach Preseason Classic

January 31, 2021 – February 3, 2021

The Myrtle Beach Preseason Classic is teeing off its fourth year in fashion with six great area golf courses. This 54 hole, two-person golf tournament will be a challenging, fun and memorable event for all of the participants. Flight prizes, random drawings, on course contests and great golf camaraderie await players from all over the globe in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC.

Don’t wait for Spring to get your clubs out. Get your season off to the best start possible by playing in this fun, competitive environment with people from around the country!

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Palmetto High School Golf Championship

April 1, 2021 – April 3, 2021

The nation’s largest high school golf tournament, The Palmetto attracts teams from across the nation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. A 54-hole, college style event, the Palmetto provides teams an 18-hole qualifier and 36 holes of stroke play competition. PGA Tour winners Rickie Fowler and Harris English are among the tournament’s previous winners.

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Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am

April 11, 2020 – April 13, 2020

One of the nation’s premier charity events, the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am will again attract some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. Arnold Palmer, Bill Murray and Dan Marino are just a sampling of the big names that have enjoyed the Myrtle Beach golf experience at the Monday After the Masters.

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Veterans Golf Classic

September 27, 2020 – September 30, 2020

The Veterans Golf Classic attracts American heroes that range from currently enlisted men to retired World War II vets to South Carolina for one of our most popular golf tournaments. The event is embraced by the entire Myrtle Beach golf community and is capped off by a final night awards banquet that doubles as a tribute to the men and women who have sacrificed so much for the good of our nation.

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Never Forget Memorial Golf Outing

Postponed 2020

In May of ’02, the FDNY Golf organization hosted its first Memorial Golf Outing in Myrtle Beach. They welcomed firefighters and friends from around the country to join them in celebrating the firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty and the brotherhood they all share. In 12 years, the event, which places an equal emphasis on golf and a good time, has continued improve as firefighters make the pilgrimage to the area.

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Short Par 4 Fall Classic

November 15, 2020 – November 19, 2020

The Short Par 4 Fall Classic entered its seventh year in 2020 after a sellout in its first six years.  This event caters to those that cannot play golf at home due to the end of their golf season.

Take advantage of Myrtle Beach’s mild fall season and play some of the best courses on the Grand Strand.  Whether you are escaping the cold, or just looking to enjoy Myrtle Beach golf with a partner, the Fall Classic is the way to go.

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Golf Trek Challenge

June 10 – 13, 2021

The Golf Trek Challenge is a casual summertime event, catering to those that look to keep their game in shape during peak golf season.  Take advantage of Myrtle Beach’s low summer golf rates and play some of the best courses on the North End of the Grand Strand.

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Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship

February 28, 2020 – March 1, 2020

The Dustin Johnson World Junior golf Championship tees off with the goal of attracting an international field comprised of some of the game’s best junior golfers.  The invitational event for Boys and Girls 13-18 will feature 90 players from around the world and will be played at TPC Myrtle Beach in February.

With the support of Johnson, who has been the world’s top-ranked golfer, the tournament will provide participants a PGA Tour-like experience, and the chance to test themselves against premier players from across the globe.

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National Retired Military Golf Classic

Postponed to November 10, 2020 – November 13, 2020

The National Retired Military Golf Classic (NRMGC) is the largest retired military golf tournament in the world held annually in Myrtle Beach, SC during Memorial Day week.  The 35th Annual NRMGC will be played with all rounds shotgun start at 8:00 am on Founders Group International courses Burning Ridge, Myrtle Beach National (South Creek & West), Myrtlewood – Palmetto, Pine Lakes, Wild Wing and World Tour.

The tournament format is four person scramble of four flights (A, B, C, and D players).  The men’s event consists of 72 holes over 4 days rotating foursomes from each of the 4 flights (A, B, C, and D players) and courses each day while the women play a 54 hole competition over 3 days with foursomes and courses rotating each day.  The entry fee covers all golf tournament rounds with cart, awards, prizes and special drawings as well as a quality golf shirt, hat for the men and visor for the ladies, golf towel, mulligan for each day, choice of a $22 meal gift certificate or ticket to the Alabama Theatre and an Ice breaker with free food and drinks hosted by Bay Watch Resort.  Special accommodation rates provided by Oceana Resorts by Wyndham Vacation Rentals which serves as the tournament hotel headquarters.

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Family Golf Week

July 15, 2020 – July 18, 2020

Family Golf Week features the Father & Son Team Classic, a two person team, 54-hole event that takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina every July.  The event is not just for Fathers and Sons, but rather for all relationships so long as there is a generational gap. Family Golf Week also includes the Parent Child Team Classic, similar to the Father & Son Team Classic but incorporating all other relationships, such as mother and daughter or mother and son.

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Saintnine Shootout

September 5 – 6, 2020

The Saintnine Shootout, hosted by Charlie Rymer is a 36-hole outing featuring 120 participants. This two day event will feature wonderful host golf courses in Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and Pawleys Plantation.

While participants enjoy amazing designs by Mike Strantz and Jack Nicklaus, they’ll also receive a gift bag package sponsored by Saintnine, an emerging leader in premium golf balls. We invite you to learn more and sign up today!

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