Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort hosting Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic June 19 – 23

June 16, 2013

bluemarlintourneyThe 11th Annual Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic (ECBC) is scheduled for June 19-23 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Fishing takes place in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the most prolific fisheries in the United States.

ECBC is the richest tournament on the Gulf having reached cash purses as high as $1.5 million and was ranked by Marlin magazine as the #5 big money tournament in the world. ECBC is also a key stop for the World Billfish Series and the International Game Fish Association’s Offshore Championship. This popular tournament is a supporter of The Billfish Foundation, Sandestin Foundation for Kids and Harvest House.

Tournament week at Sandestin offers something for everyone, from family activities, special events and sponsor exhibits to the spectacular weigh-ins at Baytowne Marina Saturday night. Spectators and participants alike will have the opportunity to enjoy the excitement of the biggest catch and discover the new 2013 winners. For more information, visit