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Where is Myrtle Beach Classic 2024 being held? All you need to know about the venue

Published at :May 12, 2024 at 7:49 AM
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The tournament winner will receive $720,000 from the $4 million purse.

Myrtle Beach Classic 2024 is a brand new addition to the PGA Tour. The tournament is supported by Visit Myrtle Beach and will make its debut on May 9 to 12 at the Dunes Golf and Beach Club, South Carolina. The winner of the tournament will receive a handsome cut of $720,000 from the purse of $4 million including 300 FedEx Points. 

In honor of the Myrtle Beach Classic 2024, which will be part of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup regular season from 2024, the Dunes Golf and the Beach Club has hosted a ceremony to announce a four-year agreement on establishing the event. It will be a full field event, where all the professionals will show their skills in the golf capital of the World. 

Myrtle Beach Classic 2024 Venue

The Dunes Golf and Beach Club was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, one of the most famous golf course architects in the Golf industry. He was the founding member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. The Myrtle Beach Venue was inaugurated in 1948 and has been renovated by Robert Jones son Rees Jones, for the last two decades. 

Myrtle Beach course lies beautifully along the course of the Atlantic Ocean and has an aerial design with an elevation of 26 feet. The placement of the trees throughout the course along with several greenside bunkers insists the players go for the aerial approach, giving impeccable visions for the viewers.

However, from the last renovations, some more bunkers have been added to the field making in total 71 bunkers on the course for the golfers. The signature hole of the course is the 13th hole, par five, where Lake Singleton style on the right of a dog leg right hole.

The hole features a very narrow fairway of 18 yards and 330 yards from the tee box making it most strategically hot for the players. The slope rating of the course is 148 making it the perfect location to conduct the PGA Tour season on the course. 

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