Big crowd, top stars attend Monday After the Masters

golf-Darius RuckerThe team led by PGA Tour player Tim O’Neal and former football star Jimbo Covert shot an 19-under par 53 to win the 22nd annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course Monday.

For the 11th consecutive year, a sellout out crowd of 6,000+ fans packed the Dye Course to watch their favorite athletes, musicians and celebrities compete in the Monday After the Masters, the largest one-day fundraiser in South Carolina. The event was played on Dye Course for the 14th consecutive year.

Headlining the field were U.S. women’s soccer legend Mia Hamm, United States Ryder Cup Captain and 21-time PGA Tour champion Davis Love III, and pro football hall of famers Jonathan Ogden and Andre Reed.

Westwood One, America’s largest radio network, broadcast four national radio programs – the Gio & Jones, Tiki & Tierney, Chris Mannix and Doug Gottlieb shows – throughout the day, providing Myrtle Beach national exposure.

Other headliners that joined Mark Bryan, Jim “Soni” Sonefeld, Dean Felber and Darius Rucker were hall of famers Eric Dickerson and Bruce Smith, Super Bowl winning quarterback Jim McMahon, Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin, and musicians John Cafferty, Aaron Lewis and Edwin McCain, among many others.

Among the professional golfers that joined Love were Lee Elder, Billy Horschel, Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey, Charlie Rymer, and Woody Austin.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation, which supports the educational needs of children in South Carolina and the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation through a fully funded endowment.

Photo courtesy of MB Golf Holiday

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