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For those of us that are baseball fans, it’s our favorite time of the year: Spring Training has begun, which means baseball season—and warm weather—are right around the corner! Leading up to the season, die-hard fans spend the off-season tracking their favorite players, trades and up-and-coming prospects, purchase their season tickets, and plan trips to see farm teams. The Class-A affiliate of the Cubs, the Pelicans, offer fans the opportunity to not only follow their love of baseball, but to follow it to where the sun shines 215 days out of…

Make Memories On the Green

Friday, August 21, 2015 2:25 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the Grand Strand’s great golfing events is set to tee off. The 32 nd Annual World Amateur Golf Tournament comes back to the Myrtle Beach area beginning Aug. 31, 2015 and running through Sept. 4. This is the world’s largest amateur golf tournament and will bring more than 3,000 golfers from all 50 states and more than 25 foreign countries. The tournament is played on courses across the Myrtle Beach area. It features 72 holes of competition, an 18-hole championship playoff, lots of gifts and prizes and entertainment. The World Am…

If it seems a little “windy” in the Myrtle Beach area this summer, it might be because an iconic franchise from Chicago is now a part of the Grand Strand. For the 2015 season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans have begun their affiliation with the Chicago Cubs, a storied baseball franchise that has more than 100 years of history under its belt. And all the folks at TicketReturn.com Field have gotten in on the fun in embracing the “Cubbies.” For the June 5 doubleheader against the Carolina Mudcats, Pelicans players wore tribute jerseys in honor of…