Steve Azar Wins Hootie And The Blowfish Golf Tournament
April 13, 2010 at 7:59 AM (PT)
RIDE RECORDS artist STEVE AZAR and his six-person team led by PGA TOUR player DJ TRAHAN won the HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH 16th ANNUAL MONDAY AFTER THE MASTERS CELEBRITY PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY (4/12) with a score of 18-under par. The event was sold out for a fifth consecutive year and 6,000 fans came to THE DYE CLUB at BAREFOOT RESORT AND GOLD in NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. for the tournament.
Placing second in the event was HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH drummer JIM “SONI” SONEFELD’s team paired with PRO DUSTIN JOHNSON; third was DARIUS RUCKER with PRO JIM FURYK; and fourth place was COLT FORD paired with TOMMY GAINEY. All three teams boasted 17-under par.
JACK INGRAM placed seventh with PRO DARRON STILES.
DARIUS RUCKER said: “This year’s event has been phenomenal, and we’re so thankful to all our sponsors, friends, pros, and supporters for making this our favorite golf event each year.”
The event kicked off SUNDAY night (4/11) with a live auction and Pairings Party at the HOUSE OF BLUES. The auction raised money for the HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH FOUNDATION which supports the SOUTH CAROLINA JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION and the educational needs of children in SOUTH CAROLINA.
The GOLF CHANNEL will broadcast a highlight show covering the tournament in MAY. For more on the HOOTIE AND THE BLOWFISH 16th ANNUAL MONDAY AFTER THE MASTERS CELEBRITY PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT, see www.hootiegolf.com.