Monday After the Masters Tournament makes some changes

Photo Source: MGN Online
Photo Source: MGN Online

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The annual Monday After the Masters Tournament at Barefoot Resort and Golf is expected to bring huge crowds this Monday, according to Dave Genevro, General Manager of Barefoot Resort and Golf.

More than 5,000 people are expected to turn-out for the event, despite the predicted rain and storms, which have forced changes to be made to the program. Mike and Mike in the Morning, an ESPN show, was originally going to broadcast from the course.

"Mike and Mike show is going to be at the House of Blues tomorrow morning from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., they can't be out here in thunder and lightning, and the way everything else is set up with the pros and celebrities in the club house," says Genevro.

According to the tournament's website, the general public is welcome to attend ESPN's broadcast free of charge with doors scheduled to open at 5:30 a.m.

Additionally, buses were going to start running to-and-from parking lots for the event at 8:30 a.m. instead of 5:30 a.m.

"Parking here at the course is for sponsors, participants and celebrities," Genevro continues. "Most parking for the spectators the majority of them is in front of Alabama Theater and House of Blues, we'll have buses that will start running."

The popularity of the event, hosted by the popular 90's band Hootie and the Blowfish, has skyrocketed. "What we're seeing happen is, ill use this as an example: we sold out in three weeks [previously], this year we sold out in three days, but I see this event, possibly as early as next year, selling out the day the tickets go on sale," Genevro says.

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