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Over 300 SwingThought.com Tour alums competing in 2nd Stage

Over 300 SwingThought.com Tour alums competing in 2nd Stage

46 Current Members competing including 2014 Player of the Year Dominic Bozzelli, 2012 Player of the Year Brandon Brown, & 2011 Player of the Year Jeff Corr MYRTLE BEACH, SC Nov. 11, 2014 – Congrats to all SwingThought.com Tour members & alums competing at 2nd Stage this week and next including alums Jeff Corr, Will McCurdy, Wilson Bateman, John Ellis, Jason Millard, Michael Hebert, and Mike Van Sickle who won Medalists Honors at the respective 1st Stage sites. Jeff Corr was the 2011 SwingThought.com Tour (formerly NGA/Hooters Tour) Player of the Year while Will McCurdy was Rookie of the Year Runner-up to current PGA TOUR member Blayne Barber in 2013. Almost two thirds of the players competing in 2nd Stage have played on the SwingThought.com […]

EMU’s Christopher Ross gets SwingThought.com Tour Win number 7 at RedTail Winter event

EMU’s Christopher Ross gets SwingThought.com Tour Win number 7 at RedTail Winter event

Fellow EMU alum Spencer Slade gets 2nd win of season at Carolina Meadowlands ORLANDO, FL Nov. 6, 2014 – Christopher Ross, out of Ontario, Canada, is getting used to making history on the SwingThought.com Tour. Ross made national news at the beginning of the year for winning three SwingThought.com Tour events in a row, a feat not accomplished since Zach Johnson did it in his magical 2001 SwingThoguht.com Tour Player of the Year season earning him the nickname back to back to back Zach. Then, this past week, Ross was dubbed Mr. Albatross by Golfweek’s Andy Zunz after making his 3rd albatross of the year during the SwingThought.com Tour’s winter event at Orange County National. Now, thanks to a four […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Prostate Cancer Awareness Night named Promotion of the Year

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Prostate Cancer Awareness Night named Promotion of the Year

BALLPARK DIGEST HONORED PELICANS WITH BEST PROMOTION OF 2014   MYRTLE BEACH, SC Nov. 5, 2014  – On Wednesday, Ballpark Digest continued its announcement of the yearly awards, recognizing the Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Prostate Cancer Awareness Night as the Promotion of the Year. Prostate Cancer Awareness night made local, regional, and national headlines when the Pelicans Vice President and General Manager Andy Milovich accepted a challenge to receive an in-game prostate exam while singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the team’s game on July 24. After being jokingly challenged by Dave Priest and Liz Callaway on WRNN Hot Talk 99.5, Milovich later agreed to the exam if the “Fierce Fallon” Facebook Page had to reach 10,000 ‘Likes’ by […]

New Year’s Eve 80’x Dance Party featuring Rubix Kube at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

New Year’s Eve 80’x Dance Party featuring Rubix Kube at House of Blues Myrtle Beach

NYE 80’s Dance Party featuring Rubix Kube Presented by WAVE 104.9 New Years Eve– 8:00pm Show House of Blues Myrtle Beach TICKETS HERE!!! VIP Package includes: -Early Entry -Private Bar, Porch and Bathrooms -Buffet with Hors’ Doeuvres and Dessert Spread -Live Acoustic Music -Access to Music Hall and VIP Room all night   Tickets on sale Friday November 1st at 10am.     Don’t miss the NYE 80’s Dance Party ft. Rubix Kube with special guest DJ CED, live at House of Blues Myrtle Beach on December 31st.   RUBIX KUBE is taking the universe by storm as the most “original” 80’s tribute band of all time. The Kube is more than just a cover band-it’s a totally awesome, true […]

SwingThought.com Tour upcoming events and alumni updates

SwingThought.com Tour upcoming events and alumni updates

Special Natchez Miss. event opposite Sanderson Farms Championship; Shingle Creek to host $40,000 Guaranteed Purse in Orlando; Red Tail & Meadowlands to host Winter Series’; 2010-12 SwingThought.com Tour member Streb finds PGA TOUR success at McGladrey MYRTLE BEACH, SC Oct. 27, 2014 – The SwingThought.com Tour, formerly the NGA/Hooters Tour, has a full schedule of upcoming events planned for the winter season including two separate series and one special event coinciding with the PGA TOUR Sanderson Farms Championship pre-qualifier and Monday Qualifier. First on the agenda is the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash. This special 60 player field event will be held November 3rd through 7th at Beau Pre Country Club in Natchez, Miss., the home site to […]

SwingThought.com Tour announces Inaugural “Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash” event

SwingThought.com Tour announces Inaugural “Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash” event

Beau Pre’ Country Club Natchez, Miss. November 3-7, 2014   Special 60 Player, 36-Hole Event to showcase Top Professional Golf Talent MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Oct. 13, 2014 – The SwingThought.com Tour (formerly the NGA/Hooters Tour) announced today a partnership with the Magnolia Bluffs Casino and Beau Pre Country Club in Natchez, Mississippi to host a special 60 player 36-hole professional event and Pro Am to take place November 3rd through 7th. The event, titled the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash, will take place prior to the start of the 2nd stage of Web.com Tour Q School. The event also takes place the same week as the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss., just a short drive away, […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ Wolff earns ninth win of the season (8-2) vs. Winston-Salem Dash

MYRTLE BEACH’S FIVE-RUN FIRST LEADS WAY TO VICTORY   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 29, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 8-2 on Friday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to two in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. Myrtle Beach scored three runs before Dash starter Nick Blount recorded an out in Friday’s five-run first inning. The Pelicans led the rest of the way, and the lead never shrunk to fewer than four runs. The Pelicans (36-31, 80-55) opened up the contest in the first inning with five runs. Chris Grayson extended his hitting streak to six games, leading […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ blunders lead to loss in extras

Myrtle Beach Pelicans’ blunders lead to loss in extras

DAVID LYON GOES 3-FOR-3, HOME RUN SHY OF CYCLE   MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 28, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, suffered the loss 4-3 to the Winston-Salem Dash in an eleven-inning game on Thursday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to three games in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title, as the Salem Red Sox lost to the Frederick Keys. David Lyon was a home run away from the cycle in Thursday’s contest. After a scoreless first, the Dash (29-37, 59-76) picked up a leadoff double from Keon Barnum in the second inning. With two outs, Pelicans’ starter Chad James thenhit a […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans put four on Postseason All-Star Team, Gallo named MVP

Myrtle Beach Pelicans put four on Postseason All-Star Team, Gallo named MVP

GALLO NAMED MVP; ALFARO, GARIA, AND WILLIAMS ALSO MAKE ROSTER MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 28, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, are pleased to announce that four Pelicans have been named to the Carolina League Year-End All-Star team, and slugging third baseman Joey Gallo has also been named league MVP, despite a call-up to Double-A before the All-Star Break. The Pelicans, tied with the Potomac Nationals, had the most players named to the team, as catcher Jorge Alfaro and outfielders Chris Garia and Nick Williams also made the All-Star roster. Gallo still leads the league in homers with 21, doing so in just 58 games with the Birds. Gallo, 20, won Carolina League […]

Myrtle Beach Pelicans cruise, need four wins to clinch second half

Myrtle Beach Pelicans cruise, need four wins to clinch second half

DE LEON HITS FIRST CAROLINA LEAGUE HOME RUN MYRTLE BEACH, SC August 27, 2014 – The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Texas Rangers, crushed the Winston-Salem Dash 16-5 on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field at Pelicans Ballpark. The Pelicans decreased their magic number to four games in order to clinch the second half Southern Division title. The Birds registered 19 hits on the evening and hit two homers for the third straight game. Luis Mendez, Preston Beck, and Chris Grayson all turned in three-hit performances in the rout of the Dash, and shortstop Michael De Leon hit his first long ball as a Pelican. The Pelicans (35-30, 79-54) scored first in the contest. Graysonhit a triple off […]

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