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September 8th, 2017

Two-Day Event October 14-15 Set to Crown Top Orange County Amateur
DANA POINT, Calif. – Monarch Beach Golf Links is proud to announce it will host the 2017 Orange County Amateur, set to run Saturday, October 14 through Sunday, October 15. The tournament is set for an 11:30 am split tee time start on each day, with the field limited to the first 100 entrants with a valid 6.0 handicap or below.

“We are excited to serve as OC Amateur hosts for the second consecutive year,” said Eric Lohman, General Manager of Monarch Beach Golf Links. “We strive to give Southern California golfers the best overall golf experience possible, and hosting top regional amateurs for two days of exciting tournament golf is going to be great.”

“The best thing about Monarch Beach Golf Links is that we’ve got the ability and resources to make any event stand out, especially a quality tournament like the OC Amateur,” said Blake Froling, MBGL Director of Sales. “We had a lot of positive feedback from hosting last year’s event, and we can’t wait to make the 2017 edition the best OC Amateur on record.”

Players participating in the 36-hole stroke play event will be treated to two rounds of golf with cart, box lunch, shirt, hat and lunch. Awards for Low Gross Amateur, Senior (55+), Junior (17 and below) and female. Atlas Premier Golf is a proud sponsor of this year’s tournament, and each player’s entry will include and Atlas Premier shirt, hat and ball marker, with a chance to earn Golf Shop credit as well.

Entry fee is $245, with practice rounds available for $75 by walk-in, or booking online two weeks in advance of the event. Practice rounds are available all day Monday through Wednesday, or after 12 pm on Thursday, Friday and Sunday. To sign up, visit, or call the Golf Shop at (949) 248-3001.

About OB Sports
Monarch Beach Golf Links is professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success in the golf industry.  OB Sports currently manages close to 60 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States and the Bahamas. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit, call (480) 948-1300, become a Fan of OB Sports on Facebook, follow OB Sports on Twitter, or visit the OB Sports YouTube channel.

David Bataller | (480) 948-1300