Major Series of Putting promises high-stakes flat-stick competition in Vegas in March 2017
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Major Series of Putting promises high-stakes flat-stick competition in Vegas in March 2017


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Golf is coming back to Las Vegas in a big way of late. Top Golf made a big splash in opening up a Strip location adjacent to the MGM Grand, and now a new, high-stakes putting competition is ready to challenge players to putt for a lot of dough.

The Major Series of Putting will unfold in Sin City from March 8-29, 2017, with a total purse expected to exceed $10 million. The arena for this competition, which will be broadcast live on television, will be a purpose-built, 20,000-square-foot, 18-hole putting course designed by Jack Nicklaus Design.  The surrounding venue will feature grandstand seating, live leaderboards, pro shop and more.



Created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté, MSOP will feature a number of different championship tournaments, including singles and team events, stroke- and match-play formats, as well tournaments specifically for amateurs, pros and women. So far, nine events have been announced.

The Major Series of Putting is putting out the APB for PGA of America professional to host qualifying events in 2016 and early 2017 for one of several championship events in Vegas. Some of the events will offer direct registration for a fee, kind of like the World Series of Poker, ranging from $350 to $5,000, with fields limited to anywhere from 100-210 players.

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