By The Numbers: Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship - PlayersThe 34th Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship will tee off next week, on Monday August 28, 2017 with over 3000 golfers representing more than twenty countries. It’s the largest golf tournament of its kind in the world.  The 72-hole net stroke play tournament will just about take over Myrtle Beach. One of the highlights of the event is the World’s Largest 19th Hole, which encompasses the entire Myrtle Beach Convention Center and serves up food and drinks, live entertainment, celebrity guests, a golf expo and more.

Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship - 19th Hole

World’s Largest 19th Hole

Let’s take a quick look at the 34th Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship – By the numbers:

  • 4 – Estimated Number of hole in ones made

  • 9 – Different divisions

  • 7 – Players that have never missed a World Am

  • 10 – Percentage of countries in the World represented since 2012

  • 19 – Number of countries represented in 2016

  • 34 – Great years of golf and camaraderie 

  • 47 – Countries represented since 2012

  • 48 – States represented

  • 52 – Number of golf courses used

  • 60 – Exhibitors

  • 62  – Flights

  • 85 – Volunteers 

  • 88.6 – Average score in 2016

  • 132  – Number of International Players

  • 153  – Players from the West

  • 387 – Players from the Midwest

  • 592 – Players from Northeast

  • 1,707 – Players from the South

  • 5952 – Golf cart rides

  • 8,400 – Golf Balls awarded

  • 8,766 – Unique players since 2012

  • 10,302 – Longest miles traveled by a participant

  • 12,000 – Rounds That Will Be Played In 2017

  • 18,480 – Beers consumed at 19th hole

  • 30,695 – Estimated number of golf balls used 

  • 31,580 – Miles driven on golf carts

  • 49,000 – Estimated unique players over 33 years

  • 80,600 – Estimated greens in regulation

  • $80,000 – Gift cards paid

  • 1,011,500 – Estimated strokes in 2017

 

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