The 2011 Manhattan Beach Open champs, including Laguna Beach’s Whitney Pavlik, help kick off this year’s pro beach volleyball series Aug. 24-26 beginning with qualifying rounds at 9 a.m. f
The semi-finals and finals take place on Sunday, Aug. 26 as the nation’s best men and women professional beach volleyball players hit the sand in a double-elimination tournament. The top contenders will compete for the title, a piece of the $100,000 prize purse and the opportunity to have their names permanently enshrined on Manhattan Beach Pier’s “Volleyball Walk of Fame.”
The event will be free to the public. For more visit josecuervoprobeachvolleyballseries.com or follow on Twitter @probeachseries.