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Georgia Southern University Golf Course to host Golf Channel Amateur Tour

Georgia Southern University Golf Course will welcome The Golf Channel Amateur Tour (Am Tour), the largest amateur golf tour in North America, to its 167-acre course in Statesboro on Sunday, Dec. 20.

Participants will compete in a stroke play, flighted event against golfers of similar ability, based on their most current handicap. The entry fee of $105 includes green fees, cart fees, use of practice facility, player prize fund, trophies for the winners of each flight and scoring. Click here to register for the tournament.

The Tour is open to all ages and skill levels, but prizes, winnings and Order of Merit Points are only given to Am Tour members. Non-members are not eligible to compete in any Majors or the National Championship. Membership to the Am Tour is $199 for the season, though a discounted rate of $129  is available until Dec. 31. Non-members are welcome to participate in up to two Am Tour events per year, based on space and availability.

The Am Tour has more than 7,000 active members and 50 local tours. More than 700 stroke-play tournaments are available to members each season, including more than 30 Majors, all leading to the National and Senior National Championships. These tournaments are held at world class golf courses such as Pinehurst, Kiawah Island, PGA WEST, Chambers Bay, Turning Stone, Bayonet & Blackhorse, The Homestead and TPC Sawgrass.

To see the full Golf Channel Amateur Tour schedule, click here. 

For more information about this event, contact Marten B. Olsson, PGA Director of Golf for the Georgia Southern University Golf Course, at molsson@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-GSU-GOLF.

For details about the Golf Channel Amateur Tour, contact Keith Weaver at hiltonhead@gcamtour.com.

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