4. Australian Goldfields Snooker Open
Dateline: July; Bendigo, Australia
Don't let the fact that you're still unsure as to the difference between snooker and billiards stop you from boarding a plane to Oz, to watch not a single American compete for $445,000 in prize money.
3. White Marlin Open
Dateline: August; Ocean City, MD
For 40 years, sport fisherman have taken to the Atlantic each August in an epic quest to reel in the biggest marlin, wahoo, or shark. In the process, they bank up to $2,475,034 in prize money. Yes, $2.5 million in fish funditure. Not a typo. Last year 262 boats competed.
2. U.S. Pro MiniGolf Open
Dateline: August; North Myrtle Beach, SC
Assuming you didn't "graduate" from the PGA's Q-School, but are good at banking a golf ball off three bumpers and through a windmill, you'll want to check out this totally-legit putt-putt tourney played annually on three different types of courses, each varying in difficulty. If you can't wait to read more about the history of competitive mini golf, click here. It's fascinating.