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Myrtle Beach

North American capital of golf

The place

Unlimited golfing options; featuring quality courses, golf-shopping outlets, PGA Superstores, convenient prices and year round great weather.

Myrtle Beach is considered "the great golf showcase"; it caters 90 golf courses within a 90 miles radius in South and North Carolina. It is an accessible destination "for everyone", with convenient prices, multiple accommodation options, beaches, entertainment, resorts, restaurants, bars. Ideal location for golf trips with friends.

All the great known golf designers such as: Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Robert Trent Jones, Sir Rees Jones and Dan Maples have their signatures courses here. Never get bored, play Scottish-style links, parklands and typical “Florida” type designs with layouts that stretch along rivers and even the sea.

Golf

90 golf courses within 90 miles radius ... explore all the golfing options!

Myrtle Beach offers perhaps the best “public golf courses” (accessible to non-members) in the USA, and given the great variety and quantity, a single trip won’t be enough!

Dunes Golf & Beach Club

Dunes Golf & Beach Club

  • Designed and redesigned by Sir Robert Trent Jones in 1976, this course is crafted to cater great championships.
  • "Waterloo" (the 13th hole) is the flagship hole in Dunes, it is renowned for its novel and challenging design that has been awarded and recognized several times by different industry magazines.
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

  • Designed by Mike Strantz, it was built on the lands of an old rice plantation. Voted "the 5th best golf course in the US" in 1994 when it opened its doors for the first time.
  • It is a beautiful location, especially when its azaleas bloom (Masters Week). It has excellent and scenic holes, like the 18th that borders the old plantation.
Tidewater Golf Club

Tidewater Golf Club

  • Designed by Rees Jones & Ken Tomlinson.
  • Ranked amongst the 10 best courses in the Myrtle Beach area. Distinguished for: its great design, a very good pro-shop, an excellent Club House, remarkable landscapes, and a service oriented golf staff.
Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort

Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort

  • A Tom Fazio design, considered perhaps the best course in Barefoot Resort. Recognized for: its creative layout, enjoy the quality of its fairways and greens, along with a very friendly and service oriented Club staff.
Dye Club at Barefoot Resort

Dye Club at Barefoot Resort

  • It is the only semi-private facility at Barefoot Resort, created by Pete Dye. Memorable and demanding course.
  • Packed with hazards waiting for a missed shot, its last 3 holes are comparable to the last 3 of TPC Sawgrass.
  • Host to the Golf Channel Big Break.
Heritage Club

Heritage Club

  • Designed by Dan Maples, gently rolling terrain and undulating greens, a mix of playability and challenge for golfers of all skill levels.
  • Featuring elegant fairways lined by magnolias and live oaks, lakes and swamps….the natural beauty of the location is eye catching. Outstanding layout.

Other recommended golf courses

Wachesaw Plantation Club, Grande Dunes Resort Course, Love Course at Barefoot Resort, True Blue Plantation River’s Edge GC, Tiger’s Eye Golf Links, Glen Dornoch, Thistle, TPC Myrtle Beach, Bald Head Island GC, Cape Fear National GC, Surf Golf & Beach Club, Leopard’s Chase Golf Club and Oyster Bay Golf Links.

Other things to do

Broadway at the Beach and its many attractions

Broadway at the Beach and its many attractions

WonderWorks amusement park, Ripley’s Aquarium water park, cinemas and great nightlife. Don’t miss the incredible views from the SkyWheel, an observation wheel that rises 61 meters above sea level.

Shopping

Shopping

The Myrtle Beach area is Golfers Wonderland for shopping, find all kinds of equipment, footwear, clothing outlets; plus 3 PGA Tour Superstores- restock or upgrade your golf equipment and wear at surprisingly low prices. “Shopaholics” will also enjoy a variety of shopping centres, outlets, specialty stores and flea markets.

Planning

Where to stay

Where to stay

This destination offers all accommodation types, with more affordable pricing options than Miami and Orlando. Several renowned golf resorts with amenities and food options, such as Barefoot offer: villas, condos or apartments with up to 4 rooms. We recommend choosing a lodging option close to the golf courses you are schedules to play.

Time to book

Time to book

While Myrtle Beach is a relatively easy destination to plan, we suggest booking two or three months in advance in order to guarantee accommodation availability and good tee times.

Myrtle Beach is the most popular destinations for travelling with “friends”. Although you can play all year round, from May to September the price/quality ratio is unbeatable compared to similar destinations such as: Orlando, Miami, Phoenix, Palm Springs or Hilton Head.

How to get there

How to get there

Unfortunately, the local airport receives few international flights, so it is necessary to fly to: Atlanta, Miami or New York and then catch a connecting flight. If driving, from Charleston (Kiawah Island) it’s just 2 hours away and from Augusta 4 hours. Due to the proximity, we strongly recommend combining Myrtle Beach and the Masters on the same trip.

Wegolf suggests

Travelling to Myrtle Beach for 6 nights and playing 4 rounds of golf can cost from USD 800. On average every season, our company takes 150 golfers, this destination is a guaranteed success, all players will surely return happy.  The best courses offer variable pricing according to the time and day of the week. Our know-how and experience travelling to this destination since 2009, can help secure the best pricing options and tee times.

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