Inaugural Chanticleer National Four-Ball accepting registrations
GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 20, 2014) -- When the
for the Chanticleer National Four-Ball was
conceived, it was
immediately decided that the project wouldn’t
become yet another amateur four-ball event.
And, leading into the inaugural event, it
committee is well on its way to achieving that
Scheduled for Oct. 24-26 at the Chanticleer
at Greenville Country Club in Greenville, S.C.,
National Four-Ball strives to be among the
prestigious amateur championships in the
The event will provide
50 top amateur teams striving to compete in
USGA Four-Ball with the opportunity to see
they can compete
against an elite field.
With the flurry of interest and buzz surrounding
upcoming USGA-run U.S. Amateur Four-Ball
Championships, the group
behind the Chanticleer -- which includes
Country Club head professional Eric Pedersen,
Wicker and tournament directors Frank Wrenn
Will Dennis -- chose inaugural dates
teams a chance to play together in a national-
event at a highly-renowned course before their
Moving forward, the event has set a goal to
be one of the very best four-ball events the
top players and
teams looks at as the format continues to
Perhaps more important to the success of the
than its timing is the host course.
The Chanticleer Course at Greenville Country
home to tour players Bill Haas, Lucas Glover,
Ben Martin, was
specifically chosen for the National Four-Ball as
provides a perfect setup for the team format
truly rewards high-
risk shots typical of four-ball play.
"The old school feel of the golf course is
that makes it fun to play,” said Haas, a PGA
winner and FedEx
Cup champion. “Many of the holes have
tee shots where you have to move it both left
right and right to
“The greens are always the best bent grass
in the southeast, including the tour courses we
Designed by Robert Trent Jones and opened in
the Chanticleer Course is among the top
the state of
South Carolina and in the 10-year rotation to
the South Carolina State Amateur -- which it
in early July.
“It is one of the very best courses my dad
designed” explained Rees Jones.
The setup and quality of the course is, indeed,
draw for the high-level amateurs competing in
event but golf
isn’t all the Greenville, S.C. area offers.
vibrant downtown area has been showcased in
Southern Living as being one of the very best
southeast for its beauty, quality of living,
recreational variety, its
great restaurants, and nightlife. Visit: www.
visitgreenvillesc.com for more.
Additionally, the tournament committee will
teams chosen from the field of entrants to a
special cocktail party
kick off on Friday night as well as breakfast
lunch on Saturday and Sunday, all of which is
included in the entry fee.
After the first round, players have the option
hang out at the club for the afternoon and
to watch football on
the big screens with their favorite beverage
plenty of food made to order.
The event is currently accepting registrations
the field to be chosen by the tournament
aggregate team handicap and the playing
the team members. In addition to the
against an elite
field, the tournament committee plans to also
optional tournaments within the tournament
dog fights and
skins games to promote more fun and
To learn more about the event, visit our
Overview page. To explore the Chanticleer
Country Club, visit www.gccsc.co