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The BIG Tournament Selects a Regional Competition Site

Aug 20, 2013
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 The BIG Tournament, the world’s biggest invitational amateur charity golf tournament, announced today that Jacksonville Country Club in Jacksonville, North Carolina has been selected as a host for a Round Two Regional event on October 12, 2013.

“The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission and The City of Jacksonville are proud to partner with a sporting event of such magnitude as The BIG Tournament,” says Ashleigh Bachert, Executive Director of The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission.

Jacksonville Country Club will host up to 144 golfers in a 2-person scramble format with a tee-time of 8:00 a.m. Cost to enter is $150 per player. With the support of the city, the JCC and Mainstay Suites, golfers will experience a round of golf, JCC discounted practice rounds, lunch at the country club and promotional rates on accommodations.

The winning team from each of the regional events wins $1,000 for their charity and free entry and hotel stay for the National Championship in November 2013, which will be hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada. The grand prize is $10,000. The second and third place teams will win $5,000 and $2,500 for their respective charities.

The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission was established in 1999 by the Jacksonville City Council and the Onslow County Commissioners. The commission focuses on events and activities that enhance the economy of the county.

About Jacksonville Country Club: Jacksonville Country Club is the only private country club in Onslow Country. The club is a venue for golf tournaments, weddings, military balls, class reunions and corporate events. The Par 72 golf course features 18 holes and is situated among Carolina hardwood and pine. The BIG Tournament has more opportunities available for both cash and in kind sponsorship for regionals and The BIG National Championship. For more information, email To register for The BIG Tournament, visit

About The BIG Tournament: The BIG Tournament is the biggest invitational amateur charity golf tournament in the world. A three-tier process, The BIG Tournament is focused on bringing thousands of golfers together to make a positive impact in their community, both on and off the green. 2013 is the inaugural year for the event, which stretches all across America. For more information on the tournament, please visit

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