All About the 'World Am'

A unique golf tournament experience you cannot get anywhere else. With around 3,200 players competing each year, there is a different feeling when standing on the first tee than you get when playing in your weekly league or local Am Tour event. 

The World’s largest golf tournament is also the most inclusive. From scratch golfers to 36 handicaps, The event features all playing abilities and is one of the biggest women’s tournaments with 400 participants!

Flighted by Gender, Age and Handicap

Handicap ranges within the flights are very small. In addition to the net flights, we offer gross divisions for women, men, senior men, and mid senior men who prefer medal play. Our motto is, we can make your experience as much or as little like a PGA TOUR event as you want!

Anyone can play. Anyone can win.

The most inclusive event on the planet, the World Am is truly open to any player with a valid WHS (World Handicap System) handicap index or international equivalent. Not only do we utilize the handicap of each player to flight the event, but the competition is conducted as a net, stroke play event to offer a level playing field for each player. For those concerned about the true equity of handicap golf tournaments, rest assured the organizers spend countless hours scrutinizing handicaps prior to and during the event

A lot to win and a lot of winners

Paying out the top 5 in each flight means 300+ winners! With a great prize sponsor in the PGA TOUR Superstore, we’re dishing out great gift card prizes to those top finishers in each of the 64 flights! Even if you didn’t play your best, there are daily contest prizes each day. Not to mention we give away $30,000 in random drawing prizes throughout the year! We even give away prizes to entire flights randomly!

Bottom line: we want as many people as possible to leave a winner.

Play Awesome Myrtle Beach Courses

The World Am will be contested on over 60 of Myrtle Beach’s beautiful, unique, award-winning courses. Bucket list courses like Caledonia Golf and Fish Club, Tidewater, Barefoot Resort (Love, Fazio and Norman), Grande Dunes and many, many more are included in the list of tracks awaiting the more than 3,000 participants of this golf spectacle. Courses used in the event were designed by master architects like Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Mike Strantz and Rees Jones, just to name a few.

Be crowned World Champion

With players from all 50 United States and more than 25 countries competing over 72 holes, the World Am is the ONLY golf tournament open to players of all abilities that can truly crown a World Champion amateur golfer. You see, the handicap system was created to put players of all skill levels on an equal playing field. And we put that system to the test by fielding golfers from all over the world, with handicaps from 0.4 to 40.4 in one amazing golf tournament.

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