Gallery: Players Arriving for Family Golf Week in Myrtle Beach
More than 800 golfers from around the country have arrived in Myrtle Beach for Family Golf Week, which kicks off Thursday with Round 1 action at each of eight Grand Strand golf courses. Arriving participants checked in Tuesday and Wednesday at Barefoot Resort & Golf, and immediately got in the spirit of the festivities.
Family Golf Week activities began with check-in days at the Barefoot Resort Clubhouse, including a putting challenge and the distribution of gift bags with merchandise valued at more than $500 for each participant. First-round play begins Thursday, followed by “Family Golf Night” activities at the Barefoot Resort Practice Facility from 4 – 8 p.m. Thursday that feature a skills challenge, demonstrations, food and beverage provided by Logan’s Roadhouse, and the Family Golf Week “Father of the Year” award presentation to former PGA TOUR pro Hugh Royer III.
Family Golf Week, which includes the Father & Son Team Classic and Parent & Child Team Classic, features three rounds of play at eight Myrtle Beach-area courses: The Pearl, the Love Course at Barefoot Resort, Shaftesbury Glen, Wachesaw Plantation East, Arcadian Shores, Glen Dornoch, Pine Lakes and Crow Creek.
Gallery: Family Golf Week at Crow Creek
Day 1 of Family Golf Week kicked off Thursday with two-person best ball play on eight Myrtle Beach-area courses, under sunny skies and perfect conditions for golf! See what players experienced during today’s first-round action at Crow Creek Golf Club.
Family Golf Week continues Friday with Texas Scramble action, with Saturday’s final-round play contested in a two-person Captain’s Choice format.
Gallery: Family Golf Night 2021 and Family Golf Week at Arcadian Shores
Participants in this year’s Family Golf Week, including its Father & Son Team Classic and Parent & Child Team Classic, gathered at Barefoot Resort & Golf on July 15 to celebrate “Family Golf Night” with skills competitions, food, interviews with Charlie Rymer and more.
The event also presented its “Father of the Year” Award to former PGA TOUR player Hugh Royer III, in recognition of his impact on the Myrtle Beach golf community and ongoing efforts to raise public awareness of the dangers of skin cancer after overcoming his own life-threatening battle with basal cell carcinoma.
Round 2 was completed on Friday, with final-round action slated for Saturday on eight Myrtle Beach-area courses.
Love and Awards Presentations
Warm, sunny skies greeted more than 800 competitors Saturday for their final round of play at Family Golf Week, contested on eight Grand Strand courses with awards presented to flight winners and national champions of the Father & Son Team Classic and Parent & Child Team Classic.