2024 Myrtle Beach Classic format, cut rules and playoff format

2024 Myrtle Beach Classic format, cut rules and playoff format

A photo of golfer Matt Wallace MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 21: Matt Wallace of England looks down the 11th hole during day two of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried on June 21, 2019 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

The 2024 Myrtle Beach Classic format for the PGA Tour event played at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C., will feel familiar to lots of golf fans.

The 2024 Myrtle Beach Classic field is 132 players.

The Myrtle Beach Classic field is made up of a variety of players, all getting in based on their place in the PGA Tour priority order. This is an opposite-field event played alongside the Signature event, the Wells Fargo Championship.

Myrtle Beach Classic format

The Myrtle Beach Classic format is a 72-hole event. The 132 pros are split into threesomes for each of the first two days.

The field is divided into morning and afternoon waves for the first two rounds, with players competing in threesomes each day. The same threesomes play together in each of the first two rounds, with each threesome playing one round in the morning wave and one in the afternoon wave.

A cut is not made after 36 holes to the top 65 players and ties, per PGA Tour cut rules. All players who make the cut are eligible to finish the event.

For the third and fourth rounds, the pairings and tee times are made based on each player's total score through two and three rounds, respectively. Players with the highest total score go first, then in descending order until the two players with the lowest total score in the final group.

The player with the lowest total score after 72 holes is the winner and will earn the 2024 Myrtle Beach Classic winner's share of the purse.

The winning player will get a two-season PGA Tour exemption. The winner is exempt into other tournaments as well. The winner earns 300 FedEx Cup points and $720,000 from the 2024 Myrtle Beach Classic purse.

Myrtle Beach Classic playoff format

A playoff to settle any ties after 72 holes will be played under PGA Tour rules. The Myrtle Beach Classic playoff format is a sudden-death format, with playoff holes being 18 repeated, played by any qualifying players. The players compete hole-by-hole until a winner is determined by a player scoring the lowest among the remaining players.

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