Thursday, October 24, 2013

Counting Down to Tee Time for The McGladrey Classic…


Only ten more days until the 2013 McGladrey Classic (Nov. 4 – 10)! Grounds preparations are in full swing at Sea Island where everyone is focused on making sure that the tens of thousands of golf enthusiasts attending the fourth annual tournament will experience the best the island has to offer. If you haven’t visited the McGladrey Classic Facebook page, check it out for a behind-the-scenes peek at the progress. While your browsing through the photos, take a look at this year’s spectator guide, which includes hole-by-hole descriptions of the historic Seaside course and an overall layout of the tournament grounds. That way, you’ll be able to hit the ground running when you arrive at the tournament. Not able to attend in person? No worries. This will make you feel ALMOST as if you’re there.

 Kicking off this year’s McGladrey Classic activities will be Youth Day on Mon., Nov. 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., ET, near the tournament main entrance! Join us for special activities that youth of ALL ages will enjoy, including a 3:30 p.m. ET clinic and “big break” contest with 2012 tournament champion Tommy “Two Gloves” Gainey and PGA TOUR professional William McGirt. You won’t want to miss it! Mon., Nov. 4 is also Community Day. Gates will be open FREE of charge for all ages for the day. “Activities start at 10 a.m. with a shotgun Pro-Am, featuring Golden Isles PGA TOUR pros. The Humana Walkit Trail will be featured all day – complete the trail and earn a FREE “Good Any One Day” ticket to return to the tournament one day of your choice (Thurs., Nov. 7 through Sun., Nov. 10).

Wed., Nov. 6, singer, song writer, actor and golf enthusiast Toby Keith will perform “Live Under the Oaks.” Planning to attend? Be sure to read up on the important concert details here.

Still want more details about the tournament and related activities? Visit the following links:







…And don’t forget! Wed., Nov. 6 will be the last day to submit your guess for “Birdies Fore Love!” When you make a pledge of a penny or more for every birdie made during the 2013 McGladrey Classic, the charity of your choice wins! One-hundred percent of all pledges go directly to participating charitable organizations! Guess the birdies for your chance to WIN a 2013 Buick Encore! Make your pledge.

Next week we may or may not… ::cough::… have a special guest blog post from someone close to the McGladrey family. Be sure to stop by next week to find out who it is!  And during tournament week, check back daily for news, pictures and videos from The McGladrey Classic!