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2014 Pelicans Field Staff Announced

2014 Pelicans Field Staff Announced

MYRTLE BEACH, SC January 8, 2014 – The Texas Rangers announced today the managers, coaches, and staff for all minor league affiliates in 2014. In 2013, the farm system produced its fifth top-7 finish in composite winning percentage since 2008 and the Rangers were the only organization to have every affiliate finish with at least a .500 record. The Texas organization features several new assignments in 2014, including a managerial change for the Pelicans. This season the flock will be lead by Joe Mikulik who makes his return to a managerial role after spending last season as a roving outfield instructor. Prior to joining the Rangers, Mikulik had a 13-year run as a manager in the Colorado farm system. Much […]

Zach Johnson starts New Year right with Hyundai Tournament of Champions Win

Zach Johnson starts New Year right with Hyundai Tournament of Champions Win

2001 NGA Tour Player of the Year Zach Johnson leads all NGA Tour alums at Hyundai Tournament of Champions, grabs first win of 2014 Maui, Hawaii January 8, 2014 – 2001 NGA Tour Player of the Year Zach Johnson started 2014 off on the right foot by grabbing the first PGA Tour win of the year at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui, Hawaii. Johnson qualified to play in the event by way of his victory at the BMW Championship back in September. And, while the win was his first of the New Year, this was Johnson’s second win of the newly remodeled schedule and second in the last three events on golf’s top tour.   The event, held […]

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NGA Tour receives event exemptions into BMW Charity Pro-Am and More

NGA Tour receives event exemptions into BMW Charity Pro-Am and More

NGA Tour receives event exemptions into BMW Charity Pro-Am, Price Cutter Charity Championship, & News Sentinel Open with more to come NGA TOUR, once again, provides players the most opportunity to move up In-season Myrtle Beach, SC December 27, 2013 – The National Golf Association (NGA) Professional Golf Tour announced today that the Web.com Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am, Price Cutter Charity Championship, and News Sentinel Open have once again granted unrestricted exemptions to the NGA Tour for the upcoming 2014 season. Since the start of the 2010 season, the NGA Tour has been granted thirty (30) Major event exemptions including seven (7) in each of the past two seasons. The PGA TOUR®’s Reno-Tahoe Open and Sanderson Farms Championship each awarded […]

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Grand Strand Heroes

Grand Strand Heroes

CELEBRATING WWII VETERANS MYRTLE BEACH, SC December 26, 2013 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans are planning to honor local World War II veterans during the 2014 season with a project called Grand Strand Heroes. Though the project is still in its infancy, plans include the creation of videos highlighting the stories of the Grand Strand veterans who served in WWII. The project will culminate at Pelicans Ballpark on Friday, June 6, the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The team will recognize of all the local WWII veterans and feature the videos throughout the game. In order to create these videos, the Pelicans are asking that any local WWII veteran submit their story to the Grand Strand Heroes Project. Applications require the […]

Chris Ross ends year with NGA Winter Series Win at Disney Magnolia

Chris Ross ends year with NGA Winter Series Win at Disney Magnolia

Jay Woodson wins NGA Carolina Winter Series at Black Bear, Vaite Guillaume wins NGA Disney Monday Orlando, FL December 19, 2013 – The Holidays are an emotional time of the year for most of us and this week’s NGA Winter Series event held at the historic Disney Magnolia Golf Course in Orlando, Fla. December 17th through 19th was full of emotion for everyone involved. Disney Magnolia has long been a host to golf’s Top Tour, a run that came to an end with the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic in 2012, so, for NGA Tour players, it’s an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the top touring professionals in the world who have come before them. On Thursday Christopher Ross, playing out of Ontario, Canada, followed in the footsteps of past NGA […]

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Hot Start Propels CofC Women’s Hoops to Victory Over Chanticleers, 80-62

Hot Start Propels CofC Women’s Hoops to Victory Over Chanticleers, 80-62

CHARLESTON, SC December 18, 2013 –  College of Charleston women’s basketball jumped out to a 25-point first half lead on Wednesday night, eventually securing an 80-62 victory over the Chanticleers of Coastal Carolina at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The Cougars (5-4), had four players in double digits, forced 26 turnovers and took 23 more shots than their opponents in a comprehensive team victory. Christy Hewatt (Cumming, Ga.) had her best game of the season with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Afreyea Tolbert (Teaneck, N.J.) chipped in with 16 points and nine boards. The Cougars hot start began on the defensive end as they held Coastal scoreless for almost four minutes in the game’s early stages. With Tolbert, Hewatt […]

5 Things You Need To Know: Women’s Basketball vs. Coastal Carolina

5 Things You Need To Know: Women’s Basketball vs. Coastal Carolina

Date / Time: Wed., Dec. 18, 2013 / 5 p.m. Site: Myrtle Beach, S.C. / Myrtle Beach Convention Center Radio: WHSC FOX Sports Radio 1050 AM and 101.9 FM Online Audio Link: http://bit.ly/1cyRkDY   CHARLESTON, SC December 17, 2013 – Fresh off back-to-back games against Atlantic-10 Conference opposition (in which the Cougars went 1-1), the College of Charleston Women’s Basketball team is back on the road, this time en route to Myrtle Beach, S.C., where a Wednesday showdown with Coastal Carolina looms large. The game, being played in conjunction with the CresCom Bank Carolinas Challenge, is the first of a double header at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center with tip-off set for 5 p.m. The University of North Carolina take […]

2013 NGA Tour Pro Series Member Zack Fischer Medalist at Final Stage

2013 NGA Tour Pro Series Member Zack Fischer Medalist at Final Stage

6 NGAers finish inside Top 10, 32 inside Top 42 to earn Exempt Status Myrtle Beach, SC December 17, 2013 - Over a thousand golfers started this year’s Web.com Q School with the same goal in mind, to make Final Stage and earn Web.com status for the 2014 season. A total of 152 players, including a hundred and one past NGA Tour players, achieved that goal and have spent the past 6 days competing at Final Stage to determine their playing positions for the upcoming 2014 season. While the goal at the beginning of Q School is to make Final Stage, for those who do successfully navigate the rigors of Q School, the goal quickly changes to earning exempt status. While every participant at Final Stage earns Web.com status, only the […]

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Daniel Mazziotta on Fire, Captures NGA Winter Series Win at Shingle Creek

Daniel Mazziotta on Fire, Captures NGA Winter Series Win at Shingle Creek

Dustin Korte finishes a shot back. Past Champions, Chris Ross and Robert Rohanna, finish T3 Orlando, FL December 13, 2013 – When Daniel Mazziotta started off this season’s NGA Winter Series with a missed cut at the Harmony Golf Preserve, he had to wonder if it was a sign of things to come. Only the signs could not have foretold a streak that would see the former Florida Gulf Coast University star go on to post four straight top 5 finishes including a runner up at MetroWest and culminating with a win this week after shooting a three day total 15 under par at the vaunted Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando. The event at Shingle Creek was held Tuesday December 10th through Thursday December […]

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101 NGA alums in Web.com Final Stage this week

101 NGA alums in Web.com Final Stage this week

62 players who competed on the NGA Tour in 2013 are in Final Stage, more than the next two closest developmental tours combined Myrtle Beach, SC December 12, 2013 – Hundreds of NGA Tour alumni have gone on to play at golf’s highest levels and this week 101 more will be looking to join them. The Web.com Qualifying Tournament Final Stage begins Thursday December 12th and runs through Tuesday December 17th and, once again, the NGA Tour will have more past and current players competing in the event than any other developmental tour in the world. The event, nicknamed “Groundhog Day” by competitors because of it’s resemblance to the Bill Murray classic movie in which the same day repeats itself over and over […]

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