Visit Tucson Makes Good on Baseball Wager

Will Host Visit Myrtle Beach for Lunch at Horry Georgetown Technical College

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Brent DeRaad, president and CEO of Visit Tucson, tourism destination promoter for southern Arizona including Tucson, home to the University of Arizona, today makes good on the friendly destination versus destination wager on the result of the 2016 College World Series (CWS) Finals.

Executive Chef Ryan, recently appointed as Chef de Cuisine at Casino del Sol’s flagship restaurant, the award winning PY Steakhouse, will prepare a meal for Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, and his Visit Myrtle Beach team at the Grand Strand Campus of Horry Georgetown Technical College, 950 Crabtree Lane. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m.

As promised, the losing organization will make a $1,000 donation to the winning region’s Boys & Girls Club to promote youth sports in their community.

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About Visit Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach area, popularly known as the Grand Strand, stretches from Little River to Pawleys Island, comprising 12 distinct cities along the South Carolina coast. Home to 60 miles of sandy beaches, an assortment of entertainment and family attractions, Southern hospitality and world-class golf, the Myrtle Beach area presents the quintessential vacation experience. For more information, go to

About Visit Tucson

Visit Tucson is the official destination marketing organization for Tucson and southern Arizona. Its mission is to drive economic development by connecting visitors with their ideal travel and meetings experiences. Visit Tucson is financially supported by the City of Tucson, Pima County, and the Town of Oro Valley and more than 500 individual and business partners. For more information, go to