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"Everyman's U.S. Open" - The World Handicap Amateur Championship : Day 1 and 2 Report
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September 1, 2015
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By Grant Fraser @travelgolfguy

Myrtle Beach's golf courses will be busier than normal between August 31 - September 4 as over 3,400 male and female amateur golfers from around the world converge to compete in the 32nd edition of the World Amateur Golf Championship. Widely regarded by competitors as the "Everyman's U.S Open", the World Am provides serious amateur golfers with as close to a PGA TOUR experience as they'll ever get. It's like playing in a club championship times 10. More than 60 golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area play host to any one of the 70 flights comprised of golfers with handicaps ranging from 0 to 36. Regardless of your experience or golf acumen, if you have a legitimate handicap, you're welcome to compete for bragging rights to the Claret Jug of amateur golf. Sandbaggers need not come as the organizers of the tournament scrutinize everyone who registers ensuring "you are what you say you are". So if your index is 10, you can be sure that you'll be playing with others who have the same handicap. It's for this reason that the World Am has been so…

September 3, 2015
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This sounds great!!

September 3, 2015
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Gropper said
This sounds great!!

Huge event Chris where there is just as much fun away from the course. 

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