Aberdeen Golf Course features a 27-hole Scottish links-style course that hugs the Waccamaw riverfront preserve. This beautiful nature preserve hosts all kinds of wildlife including turkeys, bald eagles, and even alligators. The course follows the traditional Scottish link-style by not having many trees along the outline of the course; instead players are challenged with more bunkers and water hazards. The three nine-hole courses Aberdeen features include: The Meadows Nine, The Highlands Nine, and The Woodlands Nine. If you are looking to test your skills The Woodlands is considered one of the toughest nines on a Myrtle Beach golf course.
Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, Arcadian Shores is a convenient course to play when you are on your next visit. Featuring beautiful live oaks and strategically placed lakes this is a course that highlights its uniquely contoured fairways. With a rating of 73.2 and a slope of 137 this course is fun but also challenging for all skill levels.
With a canvas of Bermuda Fairways and new Mini-Verde Greens, the team of Ray Floyd and Tom Jackson have created a 27-hole masterpiece along the scenic Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach. Each nine-hole layout is unique, featuring uncommon elevations, hardwood wetlands and the most impeccable manicured holes in the area. Arrowhead is conveniently located five minutes from the Myrtle Beach International Airport. Be sure to ask about their current specials and packages.
Tom Fazio, voted by Golf Digest Magazine as the 'Best Modern Day Golf Course Architect', brings his design expertise to a rolling parcel of land at the heart of Barefoot Resort. A Par 71 course, it encourages players of all skill levels, sure to provide an excellent experience for everyone. The Fazio Course was voted one of the 'Best Courses You Can Play in South Carolina' (#12) by Golf Magazine in 2016-2017. Off the tees, players will be greeted with stunning visuals and 18 distinct holes that will all be remembered after your round. Be sure to check out this Myrtle Beach golf course during your next golf vacation.
If you’re looking for a top awarded course in North Myrtle Beach, look no further than Barefoot’s Love course. This stunning 7,000-yard course has received multiple awards including Golf Magazine’s, “Top 100 Public Courses You Can Play” as well as “Best Courses You Can Play in South Carolina”. Designed by Davis Love III this course embraces all the character of Lowcountry tradition as it sits along the recreated ruins of an old plantation home. The generous landing areas and complex greens create a course that will be challenging for a good player but still enjoyable for the average player.
With seven holes running along the Intracoastal Waterway, all framed with natural vegetation, it is easy to see why this course is located at the recent “North American Golf Resort of the Year” by International Association of Golf Tour Operators. When Greg Norman designed this course, he wanted it to feel like one that you would find in the Southwest, as this course has no angular or artificial lines shaping it giving it incredible flow into the native areas surrounding the course. This course encourages players to utilize the “bump and run” technique giving the player the option to play many different shots when surrounding the greens that are beautifully covered with Champion UltraDwarf Grass.
Blackmoor, Gary Player’s only Grand Strand signature course, is built on the historic Longwood Plantation. With a spectacular design featuring the Waccamaw River, this course takes advantage of the natural terrain and beautiful vistas. Gary Player intentionally designed a course to be enjoyable for all skill sets. Stay and enjoy their excellent facilities, or take advantage of their packages to experience other local courses as well.
Caledonia was uniquely built on the former sight of a working rice plantation, and while you’re teeing off from 18 you will have a beautiful view of the plantation’s old rice field. This historical course has been ranked #29 in GOLF Magazine’s “Top 100 You Can Play” and continues to be annually recognized by Golf Digest as one of “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses”. Featuring centuries-old live oaks, winding streams and an antebellum-style clubhouse this course will transport you back to the Old South.
Grande Dunes Golf Course is a spectacular golf destination that is drawing rave reviews for both its design and conditioning. Set high on a bluff overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, this dramatic design delivers panoramic views of the Waterway and maritime forest. Its 7 holes have numerous elevation changes, wide Bermuda grass fairways, generous Champion Bermuda grass greens, and 34 acres of lakes. PGA Magazine honored Grande Dunes by calling it 'one of the great golf clubs in the world'.
Opened in 1966 this golf course stands the test of time as a well-rounded course that everyone can play on. Measuring less than 6,700 yards from the back tees this course is very popular among senior, and women golfers. This course isn’t geared toward big hitters, featuring significant bends in at least 8 holes, it will put pressure on your tee and second shots, but makes up for it with forgiving approach zones that allow for “bump-and-run” golf. Come try your hand at a course that has been challenging golfers for over 50 years.
Long Bay was designed by Jack Nicklaus and it is clear he wanted to challenge players. With its various bunker styles, different elevations, and shallow greens this course will force you to bring your A-game. Even though this course might be challenging you will enjoy the beautiful dogwoods, pines, and maples along the course as well as streams that cut through multiple holes. Receiving 4.5 stars from Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” this course is located just outside of Myrtle Beach in Longs.
Earning a spot on Golf for Women’s “Top 100 Women-Friendly Courses” Meadowlands is a perfect course for women golfers. Featuring the natural wetlands and meadows that already surround the course Meadowlands makes you feel like you really are one with nature. While enjoying the scenery you will continue to be challenged by gently sloping fairways, elevation changes, an open layout, and well-defined hazards.
The impressive list of accolades for this course just keeps growing. In 2004, King's North earned a place in Golf Digest's 'America's 100 Greatest Public Courses' and has held a 4.5 Star ranking on 'Places to Play' for more than 10 years. Famous for the island green and South Carolina shaped sand traps of Hole 3; the tempting short cut on the island fairway of Hole 6; and the over 40 sand traps guarding the fairway on Hole 18 it is easy to see why this has been the most recognized and requested course on the beach for over 25 years. Arnold Palmer's redesign of this course continually challenges the golfer's skill and keeps the course fresh while maintaining its already achieved success.
South Creek is the shortest of the three courses at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, but don’t let its size fool you, this course will test your game. This Arnold Palmer design proves to be a challenge for any skill level. With features like a par 5 with a dramatic dogleg that wraps around a large lake, multiple waste bunkers, and small greens, South Creek requires accuracy and precision from your tee shot to your final putt.
If you need to escape, you need to visit Myrtle Beach National’s West Course. Although it is conveniently located just off Hwy. 501 in the heart of Myrtle Beach, you will feel like you are in the middle of nowhere on this picturesque course. Carved out through the Carolina pines there is not one house in sight. Its traditional layout with wide open fairways and par-5s that are all possible to reach in two make this course enjoyable for players of all abilities.
Conveniently located 2.5 miles away from Broadway at the Beach, Myrtlewood Palmetto is a great course for any golfer visiting Myrtle Beach. Featuring a traditional design Palmetto has gentle sloping fairways and large greens making it perfect for any golfer at any skill level. In fact, Palmetto is consistently ranked as one of the top repeat-play courses along the Grand Strand, so be aware that once you play here you will want to keep coming back!
Originally known as The Pines, Pine Hills was redesigned by Arthur Hills. He combined beautifully contoured fairways mixed with the strategic placement of water hazards. Located just minutes from Broadway at the Beach, Myrtlewood is a convenient location for any visiting golfer.
Drenched in history, players at Pawley’s Plantation will enjoy playing around 200-year-old moss draped oak trees, large natural waste bunkers, and marsh lands. These natural elements create a beautiful, yet challenging course that all golfers can appreciate.
Originally built in 1927 on natural dunes, less than a half mile from the ocean, Pine Lakes is a course that is deeply rooted in history and tradition. Designed by Robert White, the first president of the PGA, this course will take you back to the spirit of the 1920’s. However, they wanted the course to remain great through the years and gave Pine Lakes a recent extensive renovation. Keeping the back nine reminiscent of White’s original design and enhancing the front nine to challenge the modern golfer, Pine Lakes has achieved a perfect balance of tradition and change.
Prestwick brags that it has the look and feel of a private club even though it is open to the public. This stunning course sits in the center of Myrtle Beach making it a convenient location for any visiting golfer. With 7,000 yards of play from the black tees, this course can challenge the skilled golfer but with six sets of tees they make it possible for anyone to play.
River Club is unique because you will be constantly surrounded by water on this course. Natural and man-made ponds and streams flow through the entire course. In fact, you will be playing with water on 14 of the 18 holes! This requires great precision and careful club selection resulting in a fun challenge for any golfer.
This course, designed by Tom Jackson, is described as “visually intimidating”, meaning players find it easier than it originally looks. This may be because it features unique holes like the 17th that has a double dogleg par five with two water carries. With its signature rolling hills and heavily wooded natural wetlands, River Hills is home to a lot of wildlife from birds, to foxes, and even bobcats. This beautiful course was renovated recently be friendlier to the modern golfer and although it maintains its intimidating look and feel, it is a good course for all skill levels.
This historic course first opened in 1949 and continues to impress players today. Guests of Captains Quarters Resort receive exclusive member privileges with our Myrtle Beach golf packages at this private, world renowned golf club. The Dunes completed an extensive $6 million greens restoration project in November 2003 that included the installation of A-1 bentgrass greens. This restoration was directed by Robert Trent Jones’ son, Rees. Have a future professional golfer on your hands? Take advantage of the Junior Gator Golf Academy for ages 4-18. The Dunes has also hosted many national events, including six Senior Tour Championships, The U.S. Women’s Open and the finals of the PGA Tour Q-School.
Thistle Golf Course represents 200 years of Scottish history and tradition. Designed to mimic a famous club in Leith, Scotland that was started in the early 1800’s, Thistle will take you back in time. The current club is beautifully surrounded by a nature preserve featuring wildflowers, wetlands, and lots of wildlife. Keeping with traditional Scottish course design Thistle is a 27-hole course made up of three 9 -hole courses: Cameron, MacKay, and Stewart.
Located in between the Intracoastal Waterway and Cherry Grove, Tidewater takes full advantage of its beautiful natural landscape. In fact, the designer refused to add any artificial elements because he wanted the course to harmonize with the land. Sitting on top of a peninsula you will have stunning views of the Atlantic as well as saltwater marshes, and the Intracoastal Waterway. It features a classic, yet contemporary design that promises to excite and challenge all golfers.
Walk in the footsteps of golf's legends - Tom Watson, Gary Player, Ray Floyd, Lee Trevino, Lanny Wadkins and others - at the PGA TOUR's own TPC of Myrtle Beach, former host of the Senior PGA Tour Championship. TPC was awarded 5 stars by Golf Digest magazine, and remains the only course on the Grand Strand with this distinction. For a refreshing break, stop by the Champions Pub or the TPC Grille, featuring beautiful views of the 18th green and dining for lunch or dinner.
Tradition Club has a creative but also simple design that focuses on maintaining impeccable surfaces and beautiful protected greens. Tradition has a par-72 round featuring a Mega Practice Complex that has since been copied by other courses around the United States. It offers luxury, playability, and freedom off the tee that is hard to find on courses these days.
True Blue has recently been ranked in Golf Magazines “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” and for good reason. Known for its dramatic and fun layout, True Blue features huge fairways, beautiful greens, and challenging elevation changes. Surrounded by native vegetation as well as an old indigo and rice plantation, True Blue gives you a unique view into the Myrtle Beach aesthetic.
As the former location of the LPGA Kathy Ireland/Greens Competition Classic, Wachesaw East will not disappoint. This course, located in Murrells Inlet, is still held to the standard of a professional venue through its maintenance, customer service and playability. Featuring five sets of tees, the course can be played anywhere from 6,933 yards to just under 5,000, making it the perfect course for any golfer at any skill level.