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El Dorado to Host Sun Belt Men’s Golf Championships in 2020 & 2021

Donna Martin /

Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado, Arkansas, will serve as the host of the 2020 and 2021 Sun Belt Conference Men's Golf Championships, course and league officials announced on Tuesday. The partnership between Mystic Creek and the Sun Belt begins with the Men's Golf Championship on April 26-29, 2020 in El Dorado, Ark.

“We are excited that the home of the Sun Belt Men’s Golf Championship will be Mystic Creek Golf Club. Our coaches and students will have an incredible championship experience and we look forward to building our relationship with Mystic Creek and the city of El Dorado,” said Sun Belt Commissioner Keith Gill.

Opened in May 2013 and designed by famed designer, Ken Dye, the par-72 course starts and ends with a par five hole, stretching out to 7,500-yards from the Championship tees. In Golfweek's Best of 2019, Mystic Creek ranked as the No. 1 “Best Golf Course You Can Play” in Arkansas.

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