EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF MYRTLE BEACH GOLF
The Grand Strand is home to over 100 golf courses, the most of any urban area in the world. Golf Digest Magazine lists 10 area courses in “The TOP 100 Public Courses in the U.S.”, and they ranked Myrtle Beach golf vacations “Best Overall Value”. The area boasts a fine array of challenges for players on all levels, and golfers can marvel at the majesty of oceanfront holes or the grandeur of holes woven among enormous live oaks adorned in Spanish moss on the site of a previous colonial rice plantation.
THE ULTIMATE GOLF VACATION
Myrtle Beach has become the golf capitol of the World due to its temperate climate and 215 sunny days, so action on the links awaits players all year round. From challenging designs by architects like Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and Jack Nicklaus to more accommodating layouts with wide-open fairways, golfers of all skill levels will be able to pick the perfect courses for a memorable golf vacation.
Whether you’re trying to play a quick round during family vacation, or you’re planning a golf trip for your buddies, Myrtle Beach Vacations is here to help. Check out the listings below for a few of our favorite courses.
WILLBROOK PLANTATION GOLF CLUB426 Tidewater Cir, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Golfers at the Dan Maples designed Willbrook Plantation Golf Club don’t just get a great round of golf but get a history lesson as well with informational signs throughout the course giving details of old plantations like the two on which its built.
ARROWHEAD COUNTRY CLUB1201 Burcale Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
The result of a collaborative effort of the design team of Raymond Floyd and Tom Jackson, varying elevations of each of the three nine-hole tracks of the 27-hole Arrowhead Golf Course are just one of the factors that makes it so rewarding to play.
BAREFOOT GOLF & RESORT – PETE DYE GOLF COURSE4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
The handiwork of world-renowned golf course architect Pete Dye, the Barefoot Dye Golf Course that bears his name is one of the crown jewels of courses along the Grand Strand. Opened in 1996, the course incorporates many of the design features for which Dye courses are well known with fairways featuring ample mounding and bunkering.
MAN O’ WAR GOLF COURSE5601 Leeshire Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
With water just about everywhere, the Man O’ War course features water hazards on 16 of its holes, many of them from the 100-acre lake that works its way through the course.
HEATHLAND COURSE @ LEGENDS GOLF & RESORT1500 Legends Drive, Myrtle Beach SC 29579
One of the best public courses since opening in 1990, the Tom Doak designed Legends Heathland Golf Course takes its design from the golfing tradition of the British Isles and courses such as Lahinch, Cruden Bay and St. Andrews.
BLACKMOOR GOLF COURSE6100 Longwood Road Murrells Inlet, South Carolina 29576
The only course along the Grand Strand designed by PGA great and course designer extraordinaire Gary Player, the Blackmoor Golf Course in Longwood Plantation in Murrells Inlet captures the moss-draped antebellum beauty of the old rice plantation on which it sits.