Hailed as one of the Top 10 Big Money Tournaments in the world by Marlin Magazine, the 16th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic returns to the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort June 20th to 24th. The tournament is one of the most family-friendly fishing events along the Gulf Coast with activities available for all ages throughout the four-day tournament.
An expected 85 teams will compete for over $1.5 million in cash awards. In addition to the main billfish dolphin competition, anglers vie for cash prizes for tuna, wahoo and individual angler trophies. Complimentary events include an ECBC Golf Scramble, the ECBC Kid’s Catch and Release Tournament and many daily activities such a kick-off party, outdoor film screenings, fireworks, weigh-ins and more. Dock walk events are free and open to the public with family attendance encouraged.
This action-packed tournament is a great way to experience the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort where homeowners enjoy an array of on-site amenities and activities. Championship golf courses, world class tennis facilities, swimming pools, fitness center and a 113-slip marina are all located within this beautifully manicured resort community where everything you need from groceries to boutique shopping is a quick golf cart ride away.