Clay County, Fla - Professional golf is coming to Clay County, FL February 24-29, 2024. Eagle Harbor
Golf Club, a Clyde B. Johnson-designed course, will host the inaugural Clay County Open. The event is a picture of collaboration between the Minor League Golf Tour, Clay County, and Airstream Ventures.
The Minor League Golf Tour (MLGT) was founded in 2004 by Jay Slazinski to give any player with the dream of playing professional golf a shot. His concept was and still is that you can work and still have the opportunity to play 10-12 competitive rounds per month. Their mission is to provide an affordable, top-level professional golf training ground for players who aspire to play on the PGA, Web.com, Senior, and LPGA Tours.
The MLGT has become a proving ground for PGA Tour hopefuls. The MLGT has hosted more than 1,800 tournaments with more than 4,000 players to payout more than $10 million in prizes. Entering the 2020 season, 88 MLGT alumni have status on the PGA Tour or Korn Ferry Tour.
More information on registration for the inaugural Clay County Open will be announced soon. The tournament will continue to award World Amateur Golf Ranking points.
“Clay County is excited to host professional golf and is dedicated to promoting the growth of the game in this area,” said Mike Cella, Clay County Commissioner and Tourist Development Council Chairman. “At the same time, we’ll be showing off the Eagle Har
bor Golf Club which is set in one of the most colorful and scenic stretches of Northeast Florida.”
“We are excited to bring the MLGT to Clay County in February to showcase golf's future stars,” said Scott Turner, Owner/ Director of Tournament Operations for the Minor League Golf Tour.
For more information about the Minor League Tour or the Clay County Open, visit minorleaguegolf.com or contact Scott Turner at ScottTurner@minorleaguegolf.com.
For upcoming events in the Clay County area, visit https://exploreclay.com/.