Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, March 2, 2017—The Executive Committee of the Robert M. Clinger III Invitational Golf Tournament released the results of the 11th annual tournament contested on Monday, February 20, 2017 at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This year’s Invitational featured a record-setting field of eighty-nine competitors. For the first time in the history of the event, favorable weather conditions including a high temperature of 75 degrees and plenty of sunshine prevailed.
New champions were awarded the Obelisk of Victory. The team of Mike Hogan, Blair Anderson, Kris Davis, and O’Neil McCoy shot a new tournament record of 61 (-11). The second place team, led by Tommy Davis, posted a score of 63 (-9). The third place team, finishing at 65 (-7), consisted of Michael Vaught, Randy Dropko, Jeff Knapp, and Jimmy Turner.
Photographs from the tournament are currently being added to the Invitational’s website, www.ClingerInvitational.com.
About Mr. Clinger—Robert M. Clinger III is the founder of Highland Global Business Valuations, a strategic advisory and business valuation consultancy, and Thinking Outside the Boxe, an independent think tank. He has strong experience in the fields of business valuation, financial analysis, and mergers and acquisitions of privately-held enterprises. Mr. Clinger earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Finance, summa cum laude, from Coastal Carolina University and received the distinguished President’s award. Mr. Clinger has also earned the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), the Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) designation from the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), and the Licensed International Financial Analyst (LIFA) for the International Research Association.
About The Dunes Golf & Beach Club—The Dunes Golf & Beach Club is a private golf club built in 1948. It is recognized as one of Robert Trent Jones’ finest designs. Since its inception, it has proved to be a world class course, offering the best in golf and member services. The course has a rating of 75.7 and a slope rating of 144. Each hole has its own descriptive name to give golfers an idea of what to expect before they tee off. “Waterloo”, hole 13, is the signature hole of the Dunes Club. “Waterloo” has received many accolades and awards as one of the greatest golf holes in the world.
The Robert M. Clinger III Invitational Executive Committee