Golf Channel’s popular Big Break reality competition series returns for its 18th season this falll at The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia-the historic retreat known as "America’s Resort"-providing the opportunity for the winner to compete alongside the PGA TOUR’s best at The Greenbrier Classic in July 2013.
Big Break Greenbrier, produced at The Greenbrier in June and scheduled to premiere Oct. 2, will feature a cast of 12 male professional golfers competing aganist each other in an attempt to make their lifelong dreams of playing alongside the world’s top golfers a reality. The ultimate winner will receive an exemption to The Greenbrier Classic in July 2013, cash and other prizes.
Big Break Greenbrier will unfold on the resort’s four golf courses: The Old White TPC Course-home to The Greenbrier Classic; The Greenbrier Course-a Jack Nicklaus design and home to the 1979 Ryder Cup and the 1994 Solheim Cup; The Meadows Course-a Dick Wilson and Bob Cupp design that is often referred to as the most secnic of The Greenbrier courses; and The Snead Course-the private residents’ course and a Tom Fazio design that showcases a remarkable test of strategic tee shots, precision approaches and undulating fast greens. During the series, the competitors will reside in two deluxe, 3,000-square-foot timber-framed homes in The Greenbrier Sporting Club luxury residential community, located 3,300 feet atop Greenbrier Mountain.