North Myrtle Beach, SC - NORTH MYRLTE BEACH, SC - The six-person team led by PGA TOUR player DJ Trahan and country music singer Steve Azar captured the 2010 Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament title with a score of 18-under par.
There was a five-way tie for second place at 17-under on the day.
For the fifth consecutive year, a sellout crowd of 6,000 fans packed The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort & Golf to see their favorite celebrities, athletes and musicians compete in the 16th annual Monday After The Masters Tournament in North Myrtle Beach.
The 2010 Monday After The Masters Tournament featured one of the most star-laden fields in tournament history with many of the biggest names in the music, television and movies, sports and the professional golf world.
Headlining the annual tournament were PGA TOUR players Jim Furyk, John Daly and former Coastal Carolina University star Dustin Johnson; professional wrestling legend Ric Flair; NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino; former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon; former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar; NASCAR drivers Kyle Petty and Michael Waltrip; LPGA golfer and Myrtle Beach area native Kristy McPherson.
Representing the music world were country sensations Colt Ford, Jack Ingram, Steve Azar and Johnny Lee; R&B singer Javier Colon; pop rock performer Edwin McCain; musician Branford Marsalis; Alter Bridge drummer Scott Phillips; Andrew Copeland of Sister Hazel and Dan Tyminski of Union Station.
Actors participating in the 2008 Monday After The Masters included Tom Berenger and actress Paula Trickey.
Other former NFL players George Rogers and Sterling Sharpe competed, and former Major League Baseball stars Mickey Tettleton and Chuck Finley participated in the celebrity golf tournament
The PGA TOUR was well represented by Woody Austin, Ricky Barnes, Ben Bates, Rich Beem, Mark Blakefield, Kris Blanks, Josh Broadaway, Scott Brown, Kris Cox, Chris DiMarco, Ken Duke, Matt Every, Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey, Robert Gamez, Bill Kratzert, Cliff Kresge, Spencer Levin, Mark Lye, John Maginnes, William McGirt, Jim McGovern, David Mobley, Garth Mulroy, Larry Rinker, Lee Rinker, Charlie Rymer, Darren Stiles, Nicholas Thompson and DJ Trahan.
The 2010 Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament kicked off Sunday night with a Live Auction and Pairings Party at the House of Blues. Every year, the Live Auction raises money for the Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation which supports the South Carolina Junior Golf Foundation and the educational needs of children in South Carolina.
"The Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters continues to be one of the most popular events each year in the Myrtle Beach area," said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. "This event is the highlight of the spring golf season here on the Grand Strand and this year we had the best weather yet for the tournament. Golf fans mark the Monday After The Masters on their calendar every April and it seems this event just gets bigger and bigger every year."