Mount Pleasant will host for the second year the Ginn Tribute at Rivertowne Country Club. The 2.6 million Ginn Tribute is hosted for the second year by Annika Sorenstam starting on May 26-June 1, 2008. Last year, Nicole Castrale earned her first LPGA title in a sudden death play off with Lorena Ochoa to win 390,000.
The LPGA has 35 events with prize money over 55 million. The LPGA gives over 180 million dollars to charities each year. Since 1950, the LPGA has been one of the premiere women’s professional sports organizations.
The Ginn Tribute is being held a Rivertowne County Club off of Highway 41 in Mount Pleasant, SC. The Ginn Resorts is a privately help company that owns resorts across the United States and Caribbean. The specialize in luxury leisure and resort communities.
Rivertowne County Club is a championship 18 hole course situated along the Wando River. Thirteen of the 18 holes are situated along the marsh of Horlbeck Creek and the Wando River making your time on the course very scenic. Some of the amenities include GPS Golf Carts, Driving range, Chipping and Putting green, clubhouse, golf shop and PGA professionals on staff. The Golf Course has won several awards.
Tickets are currently available for the event.
2005 – 4.5 Star Rating in Golf Digest’s Places to Play
2004 – South Carolina Course of the Year (NGCOA)
Top 15 Best Places you can Play in the State (Post and Courier)
2002 – Honorable Mention in Golf Digest’s Best New Courses you can play.