Big Break Florida

Golf Channel’s popular BIG BREAK competition picked Amelia Island, Fla.

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation was home to the competition grounds for the 21st season that just concluded with Jackie Stoelting of Vero Beach taking home the top honors.

Golf Channel’s Big Break on Amelia Island

BIG BREAK FLORIDA, produced in partnership with VISIT FLORIDA featured a cast of 12 women competing to make their lifelong dreams of playing alongside the world’s top golfers come true. The winner of BIG BREAK FLORIDA, Jackie Stoelting of Vero Beach, FL, received an exemption to the 2014 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic (June 5-8,2014), exempt status on the 2015 Symetra Tour with all entry fees waived, cash and other prizes.

Filmed on location in October of 2013, the series unfolded at Omni Amelia Island Plantation’s three award-winning golf courses – Oak Marsh, Ocean Links and Long Point Golf Courses. Oak Marsh Golf Course, a classic Pete Dye design, is ranked as one of the top 75 resort courses in the U.S. by Golf Digest and as one of “Florida’s 50 Finest Courses” by Travel & Leisure. Ocean Links Golf Course, a Bobby Weed design, features five oceanfront holes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and winds through six miles of natural sand dunes and seaside terrain that is unique to Amelia Island. Long Point Golf Course is a Tom Fazio design that features rolling fairways winding through three distinctive settings: marshlands, thick oak and pine forest, and scenic oceanfront dunes.

Golf Channel’s BIG BREAK show concept pits highly skilled golfers against each other in a variety of challenges that test their physical skills and mental toughness. During BIG BREAK FLORIDA, the competitors was subject to skills challenges from tee-to-green, including two of the series’ signature challenges, the popular “Glass Break” and “Flop Wall” challenges. One contestant was eliminated each week, with the last player standing awarded her BIG BREAK, an opportunity to compete on the LPGA Tour.

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