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Pelicans Raise Offer for Russell Wilson to $20k

Pelicans Raise Offer for Russell Wilson to $20k

By Kristin Call / Myrtle Beach Pelicans MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 6, 2014 - After a week and no word from Russell Wilson, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans are upping the ante. For a one game appearance in 2014, the Pelicans are doubling their previous offer, a $10,000 charitable donation to the organization of Wilson’s choice. In addition to the $20,000, the Pelicans have partnered with businesses throughout the community to provide a complimentary vacation for Wilson and his wife. A number of the Pelicans corporate partners have offered to pitch in to complete the vacation package and ensure Wilson and his wife Ashton enjoy their visit to the Grand Strand. The Pelicans Vacation includes: Accommodations at North Beach Plantation courtesy of […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Valentine’s Day Packages on Sale Now!

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Valentine’s Day Packages on Sale Now!

Splash To Hand Deliver “Love” & “Romance” Packages By Nathan Barnett / Myrtle Beach Pelicans MYRTLE BEACH, SC Feb. 3, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are pleased to announce that this season’s Valentine’s Day Package is now on sale. Fans can choose from the “Romantic” and “Love” packages, starting at only $75. All Valentine’s Day Packages will be delivered by the Pelicans mascot Splash on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The “Love” Package includes four field box ticket vouchers; four Pelican meal vouchers, which can be redeemed for a hot dog, chips, and a drink; the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for any 2014 game; and a $25 gift card to the Pelicans Pro Shop. The package […]

27 past, present NGA Tour players gain status onto NEC Series, out of 51 spots

27 past, present NGA Tour players gain status onto NEC Series, out of 51 spots

14-2013 NGA Tour Pro Series Members make the cut at NEC Series Sebring Qualifier SEBRING, FL January 25, 2013 – The 2nd full season of the PGA Tour Latinoamerica season begins this year but first the newly titled NEC Series had to hold their stateside qualifier to determine the players for this season’s tour. The qualifier, held at Sun N Lake Golf Club in Sebring, Fla. January 21st through January 25th (the event ran into Saturday due to frost delays and tee time issues), was the second of two qualifiers held by the NEC Series and the only one held in the United States. Twenty full status memberships were handed out Saturday with another 31 earning conditional status. Among those earning full […]

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

NWS Issues Winter Storm Watch for southeastern NC

WILMINGTON NC January 26, 2014 - The National Weather Service Sunday issued a winter storm watch for southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina. It will be in effect Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, another Arctic front is set move into the region late Monday, bringing very cold temperatures and the potential for winter weather. This front will stall offshore Tuesday and Wednesday. A low pressure system will develop along this front and move along the coast, bringing an extended period of snow and sleet to the area. An advisory says there is the potential for greater than 3 inches of snow/sleet with a small chance for a period of freezing rain. In the […]

Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley headline list of 72 NGA TOUR Alums in Humana Challenge

Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley headline list of 72 NGA TOUR Alums in Humana Challenge

Past NGA Tour players make up over 46% of Humana Challenge field this week LA QUINTA, CA January 16, 2014 – There are a lot of reasons the NGA Tour is regarded as the number 3 men’s professional golf tour in the United States. Some would say it’s because the NGA Tour is the only tour, in mirroring golf’s premier tour, to hold week long, 72-hole, walking only events spread throughout the country that include pro-ams, free junior clinics, and also combine heavy charity involvement. But when it comes down to it the NGA Tour is regarded as the number 3 tour in the US because more of their players advance to golf’s top tours than any other developmental tour […]

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2010 NGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Will Wilcox, steals show at Sony Open in Hawaii

2010 NGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Will Wilcox, steals show at Sony Open in Hawaii

Almost half of Sony Open field made up of NGA Tour alums. Rookie Wilcox coming off T11 Finish at NGA Tour Florida Series Stoneybrook East event Honolulu, HI January 13, 2014 – With 65 past NGA Tour players teeing it up in the PGA Tour Sony Open this past week, who could’ve guessed it would be a couple rookies making all the headlines throughout the week? For those who have followed the NGA Tour the past few years it would come as no surprise. 2010 NGA Tour Rookie of the Year Will Wilcox started the event with rounds of 69, 66, and 64 putting himself into a tie for 2nd after three rounds and a final day pairing with two […]

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Chris Ross goes Back to Back, Wins NGA Winter Series event at Timacuan

Chris Ross goes Back to Back, Wins NGA Winter Series event at Timacuan

Chris Ross wins 2nd consecutive NGA Tour Florida Winter Series event. 2011 NGA Tour Player of the Year Jeff Corr finishes solo 2nd. ORLANDO, FL January 9, 2014 – Eastern Michigan alum Christopher Ross out of Ontario, Canada might be golf’s hottest professional right now after earning consecutive victories on the NGA Tour’s Florida Winter Series. The victory came in the NGA’s opening 3-day event of 2014 held January 7th through 9th at Timacuan Golf Club in Lake Mary, Fla. The win comes on the back of his victory at the NGA’s final event of 2013 which was held on the Disney Magnolia course December 17-19. What’s the secret to Ross’ success? “(Hitting) lots of fairways and having a real […]

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Flogging Molly at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach
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Flogging Molly at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC January 13, 2014 – I’ve only ever felt the House of Blues shake for one band and I’ve seen plenty of high energy shows there.  The entire place vibrated with foot stomping, soul shaking and straightforward life affirming power.  Every time I go see Flogging Molly, I leave feeling completely sated in my appetite for a good concert.  I have always enjoyed seeing a band that I listen to perform live and very few can equal the energy and passion that these Irish rockers display. FLOGGING MOLLY TICKETS! Flogging Molly at the House of Blues Myrtle Beach Flogging Molly at the Fillmore in Charlotte, NC I discovered Flogging Molly around the year 2002 while I was enrolled […]

NGA announces 2014 Loudmouth Golf Central Florida Classic, January 28-30 at Eastwood GC

NGA announces 2014 Loudmouth Golf Central Florida Classic, January 28-30 at Eastwood GC

Premier event to take place January 28th through 30th at Eastwood Golf Club in Orlando, Florida as part of NGA Tour Winter Series Orlando, FL January 13, 2014 – The NGA Pro Golf Tour announced today the creation of the 2014 “Loudmouth Golf Central Florida Classic” to be conducted as part of the NGA Tour Florida Winter Series on January 28th through 30th at the Eastwood Golf Club located in Orlando, Florida. Event Features: – Guaranteed 1st Place Prize of $10,000 – Entry fee $800 for all participants; member, nonmember, or am – 85% guaranteed payback of entries – Open to all players; NGA Tour members and nonmembers, pros and ams – Winner & runner-up to receive Loudmouth Golf certificates […]

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Vacationing In South Carolina

Vacationing In South Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, SC January 9, 2014 – If you are still trying to decide where to go for your next vacation, why not consider a trip to South Carolina? The Palmetto State is a perfect destination, offering breathtaking landscapes, historic towns, incredible dining and great sports. Best of all, the people are friendly and welcoming – in fact, South Carolina is one of the best family destinations in America. Of course, when people think of South Carolina, beaches are the first thing that comes to mind. South Carolina has some of the best beaches in North America – and perhaps the world. Myrtle Beach is perhaps the best known, but there are many others. For example, Surfside Beach is a […]