Double major winner and former World No.1 Greg Norman will be participating in the 2015 Necker Open.

The 1st Annual Necker Open Pro-Am Golf event is the sister event of the Necker Cup Tennis Pro-Am which is in its fourth year, and is organized by Premier Tennis. Over the past three years, the Necker Cup Pro-Am Tennis event has raised over $2,500,000 for worthy causes and has featured top players including Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and many other tennis greats.

About the 2015 Necker Open Pro-Am – August 27 – September 1 
The Necker Open is a fun and spirited Pro-Am golf event held at Sea Island Golf Club and Richard Branson's private island and home, Necker. Guests will have the opportunity to be paired with four golf legends including, Greg Norman, all competing for the Necker Open trophy.

This year’s Necker Open takes place from August 27th – September 1st. The fun will begin at Sea Island, Georgia, with guests enjoying 36 holes of golf, playing nine holes with each legend. Following two nights at Sea Island, guests will be flown privately to Necker Island, where they will enjoy an all-inclusive three-night/four-day stay. Like the Necker Cup, once at Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson will be in attendance and will oversee some of the island activities including paddle boarding, kite boarding, sailing, snorkeling and tennis. We have also created the “Necker 9,” some of the world’s most fun golf challenges, so be prepared! On the evening of August 27th, guests will also enjoy the Charity Dinner & Auction at Sea Island.

Space is limited for amateurs of all levels to book an all-inclusive team package to participate in world’s most exclusive and fun golf Pro-Am. Reserve your team spot today for $80,000 by calling 877.634.6080.

A portion of event profits and 100% of all live and silent auction proceeds will go to Virgin Unite, The Greg Norman Foundation, the National Tennis Foundation, and other players’ charities.

About The 2015 Necker Open Qualifier- August 25 – August 28

The Necker Open Qualifier, a Two-Person Shamble tournament, will be held August 25 – 28th at Sea Island, Georgia, as well. This all-inclusive package gives guests the opportunity to win an $80,000 spot in the Necker Open.

The format for the Qualifier will be a two-person handicapped Shamble. Teams will select the best tee shot, with each player then playing their own ball in. Each golfer must have a certified handicap / GHIN number. Organizers will use 80% of handicap, and two-player teams must have a 12-stroke or lower delta between their official handicaps.

The top three finishers in the Qualifier receive tickets into the Grand Prize Raffle, which makes them eligible for the Grand Prize: a spot in the 2015 Necker Open Pro-Am and trip to Necker Island, which begins immediately after the Qualifier.

• 1st place team = 10 Grand Prize Raffle Tickets
• 2nd place team = 5 Grand Prize Raffle Tickets
• 3rd place team = 2 Grand Prize Raffle Tickets
• 4th place team = 1 Grand Prize Raffle Ticket (Reverse Lottery)
• 5th place team = 1 Grand Prize Raffle Ticket (Reverse Lottery)

Each participant who plays the Qualifier gets a Reverse Raffle ticket. The final two winners of the Reverse Raffle, and their teammate, will earn a team ticket into the Grand Prize Raffle. Additional Reverse Raffle tickets can be purchased for $500 per ticket, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the designated charities.

This 36-hole handicapped qualifier is open to both men and women. In addition, all Qualifier guests will enjoy the Charity Dinner & Auction with Greg Norman and other golf legends on August 27th.

Two-person, all-inclusive Sea Island Necker Open Qualifier packages start at $9,750, and single person packages start at $5,950. Reservations for all-inclusive team spots can be made by calling 877.634.6080 or click here.

Source: PR Web

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