Easier Travel, More Events As Autumn Golf Season Continues at Myrtle Beach
Story published at 12:00, Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
As the United States continues to thrive as the fastest growing golf destination in the world, there are many opportunities to more easily visit and compete on a vast array of golf courses in Myrtle Beach, voted the world’s top golf destination.
The recent International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Italy revealed that the United States is the fastest growing destination in terms of the rate of growth of golf holiday sales in 2013 compared to 2012.
An IAGTO survey also demonstrated that 2014 marked a third consecutive year of growth in worldwide golf holiday sales. Earlier this year, Myrtle Beach was voted the ‘Best Golf Destination’ globally, with the recognition via the 10Best travel award contest sponsored by USA TODAY, the most widely distributed newspaper in the United States.
Golf travel entry points to Myrtle Beach recently received supportive news also. Virgin Atlantic announced that, in association with Delta Airlines, golf equipment travels at no charge from Europe through Atlanta. US Airways and British Airways also announced a deeper frequent flier relationship that includes travel from Europe into Charlotte, NC. Atlanta and Charlotte are main entryways and in close proximity to Myrtle Beach from Europe.
“Having easier ways to reach Myrtle Beach for our European golf visitors continues to be a goal of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday,” said Bill Golden, the President of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. “Getting people into Myrtle Beach more efficiently creates more opportunities for golfers to experience our world-class golf courses and travel amenities.”
In addition to casual play on nearly 100 golf courses, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday has recently announced an assortment of late 2014 and early 2015 tournaments that will entice golfers from all over the world to play Myrtle Beach’s finest courses in a competitive atmosphere at greatly discounted rates.
- • Myrtle Beach Fall Classic. November 17-20. The 72-hole, two-person team event was limited to 100 teams on iconic Myrtle Beach courses and sold out two months prior to the event.
- • Big Break Myrtle Beach Experience, December 14-17: Fans of Golf Channel’s reality series ‘Big Break Myrtle Beach’, which is currently airing, can experience the same courses, participate in exciting golf challenges and enjoy an unforgettable golf getaway just prior to the holidays.
- • Myrtle Beach Preseason Classic, February 2-4, 2015: With the response to the Fall Classic, a two-person team event was developed for the winter to be played over some of Myrtle Beach’s most popular courses.
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