NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – A sold-out crowd of over 6,000 fans packed the Dye Course to watch athletes and celebrities compete for the 23rd year at the Hootie and the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am. The team led by Web.com player Jimmy Gunn and NHL legend Grant Fuhr won the tournament by shooting 18 under par.
Fans packed the Dye Course in North Myrtle Beach to watch athletes, musicians and celebrities compete at the tournament, which is the largest one-day fundraiser in South Carolina, according to a news release from organizers.
Among the headliners this year were Dan Patrick of NBC Sports, basketball legend Rick Barry, NFL all-time leader in sacks Bruce Smith, ESPN personalities Mike Golic Sr. and Mike Golic Jr., country music sensation Cole Swindell, Grammy winner Dan Tyminski, and obviously, the guys of Hootie and the Blowfish: Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, Darius Rucker, and Jim Sonefeld, according to the release.
Golfers who competed included LGPA legend and Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez, two-time major champion John Daly, former FedEx Cup winner Billy Horschel and Charlie Rymer.