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NGA Tour Alum George McNeill leads PGA Tour McGladrey Classic

NGA Tour Alum George McNeill leads PGA Tour McGladrey Classic

NGA Tour Alums make up almost half of PGA Tour McGladrey Classic field. 65 NGA Alums (49.2% of field) playing McGladrey Classic including 2013 NGA Tour members Hunter Hamrick, James Vargas Sea Island, GA November 8, 2013 – NGA Tour alum George McNeill -8 jumped out to the first day lead at the McGladrey Classic when play was suspended due to darkness. After a heavy fog delay, NGA Tour alum Brian Gay made 8 birdies in the opening round, which got him a share of the clubhouse lead with Briny Baird at 7 under. 2004 NGA Tour Player of the Year Will MacKenzie also got to 7 under before dropping 3 shots on his final 2 holes leaving him 4 shots […]

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Bubba Watson T8 leads all NGA alums at WGC HSBC Champions

Bubba Watson T8 leads all NGA alums at WGC HSBC Champions

Shanghai, China November 4, 2013 – 2004 NGA Orange Park Champion Bubba Watson led all NGA Tour alums with a T8 finish at last week’s WGC HSBC Champions. Two-time NGA Tour Winner Keegan Bradley finished T11 with fellow NGA Tour alum Boo Weekley. Jin Jeong, who lost in a playoff at the NGA Tour Cutter Creek Classic back in June, finished T18 in the event he just qualified for two weeks ago via his win at the Handa Perth International on the European Tour. 2010 NGA Tour Player of the Year Michael Thompson finished T50 while 2012 NGA Tour member Peter Uihlein finished T55. For full WGC HSBC results visit here  WGC HSBC Champions – Final Pos NGA Tour Alumni Total Thru Round R1 […]

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Brant Peaper comes back from Szirmak onslaught to claim 1st Professional Win

Brant Peaper comes back from Szirmak onslaught to claim 1st Professional Win

Zac Radford birdies 1st playoff hole against Gilbert to grab 1st pro win at Monday event Orlando, FL November 4, 2013 – It didn’t take long for Brant Peaper to realize what it feels like to be a champion in the professional ranks. The former Indiana University star only needed 3 starts to claim his first professional victory, doing so at the NGA Tour Winter Series event held this past week (October 20 – November 1) at Stoneybrook East in Orlando, Fla. The win didn’t come without it’s fair share of trials and tribulations. The Tequesta, Fla. native started his final round holding a four shot lead only to find himself 4 shots down after his first nine holes. His playing partner […]

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Paul Brown wins in playoff at NGA Carolina Winter event hosted by River Hills GC

Paul Brown wins in playoff at NGA Carolina Winter event hosted by River Hills GC

Little River, SC November 1, 2013 – Paul Brown, who played collegiately at the College of Charleston, is riding a hot streak as of late, as evidenced by his recent advancement to second stage of the  Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament. He continued that hot streak this week by winning the NGA Tour Carolina Winter Series event hosted by River Hills Golf Club. “Great putting and good shot making was key over the last two days as well as knowing the layout very well, certainly helped,” stated Brown, ‘I must say that the greens are fast and in unbelievable shape, congrats to the River Hills staff. The course was playing longer than in the recent past but the key here, whether […]

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Jin Jeong goes from NGA Tour Runner-Up to WGC HSBC in same year

Jin Jeong goes from NGA Tour Runner-Up to WGC HSBC in same year

Myrtle Beach, SC October 30, 2013 – When Jin Jeong lost in a playoff to Matt Hendrix at the NGA Tour Cutter Creek Classic earlier this year, who would’ve guessed that 5 months later he’d be known as a European Tour Champion and be one of eleven NGA Tour alumni in the limited field at this week’s WGC HSBC Champions event being held at the Sheshan International Golf Course in Shanghai, China? The 2010 British Amateur Champion won the ISPS Handa Perth International on the European Tour less than two weeks ago to earn the WGC birth. Jeong will be joining the likes of fellow NGA Tour alums Keegan Bradley and Bubba Watson who, oh by the way, are also known as Major […]

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253 NGA Tour Alums advance through Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament 1st Stage

253 NGA Tour Alums advance through Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament 1st Stage

76 NGA alums advance from 3rd Week of Web.com 1st Stage Sites, 253 NGA alums total Survive 1st Stage Myrtle Beach, SC October 28, 2013 – Another 76 NGA Tour alums advanced through the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament 1st Stage this past week, the third week of 1st stage events, bringing the grand total to 253 NGA Tour alums who maneuvered their way through 1st stage as they try to play their way onto the Web.com Tour for the 2014 season. The NGA Tour was well represented at all three locations this past week with 22 alums advancing at Pinewild Country Club in Pinehurst, N.C., 25 at St. John’s Golf & Country Club in St. Augustine, Fla., and 29 at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. Only 24 players […]

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Ryan Moore bests NGA Tour alum Gary Woodland in Playoff at CIMB Classic

Ryan Moore bests NGA Tour alum Gary Woodland in Playoff at CIMB Classic

Ryan Moore bests NGA alum Gary Woodland in Playoff for CIMB Classic Win Myrtle Beach, SC October 28, 2013 – 2008 NGA Tour grad Gary Woodland shot a final day 69 to leapfrog fellow NGA Tour alum Chris Stroud, who held the 3-day lead at the CIMB Classic, and earn the right to compete in a playoff with third round co-leader Ryan Moore for the CIMB Classic win. Moore shot a final day 70 which was good enough to earn a share of the lead after the fourth round and gain his spot in the playoff. Moore took little time to grab the win, birding the first hole of the playoff held on hole number 18 while Woodland made par. […]

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La Belle Amie Vineyard, House of Blues & Grand Strand Arts Present Autumn Art Festival Sept. 21st

La Belle Amie Vineyard, House of Blues & Grand Strand Arts Present Autumn Art Festival Sept. 21st

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC September 18, 2013 – La Belle Amie Vineyard, House of Blues and Grand Strand Arts present the Autumn Art & Wine Festival. This event is designed to connect House of Blues to its local community by bringing together local artists, vendors, performers and wineries. Art is one of the fundamental elements that House of Blues was built on and one of the venue mottos is “Where Food, Art & Music Intersect.” This event is designed to highlight local artists and bring a fall festival event to House of Blues. Hours of the Autumn Art& Wine Festival are 11 am- 6 pm. The event takes place outside spanning the venue from the courtyard to The Deck, and […]

Jon Curran wins Player of the Year; Blayne Barber earns Rookie of the Year

Jon Curran wins Player of the Year; Blayne Barber earns Rookie of the Year

Myrtle Beach, SC September 13, 2013 – There were times when Jon Curran thought it was impossible to finish inside the top 10 on the NGA TOUR. This season, however, it was more improbable that the Vanderbilt alumnus finished outside the top 10. In 13 starts on the Pro Series, Curran racked up a Tour-high three wins and finished seventh or better seven times en route to winning the money title and – more importantly – the 2013 NGA TOUR Player of the Year award.   “It’s awesome,” Curran said of claiming the prestigious title. “I’m not one to sit around and think about awards, but you’ve got to enjoy something like this. When you hear names like [past NGA […]

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Loudmouth Golf partners with NGA TOUR

Loudmouth Golf partners with NGA TOUR

Myrtle Beach, SC September 3, 2013 – Over the last five years, former NGA TOUR member John Daly has been sporting some colorful clothing on the PGA, Web.com and European Tours with the help of Loudmouth Golf. Now, thanks to a partnership with flamboyant clothing manufacturer and the top-rated developmental tour, current members will be rewarded by Loudmouth Golf for excelling in the NGA TOUR’s Florida Winter Series.   “We are pleased that Loudmouth Golf has decided to become a cooperate partner and reward some of the best golfers this side of the PGA TOUR,” said Robin L. Waters, NGA TOUR president. “Loudmouth Golf and the NGA TOUR are both important parts of the golfing industry and we believe this […]

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