What do you think about this? Myrtle Beach in the South Carolina region of the United States has a long standing reputation of being the jewel the jewel of east coast golf destinations. It is an arc of golf, boardwalks, beaches and the home-grown “shag dance” that stretches over sixty long miles. The city stakes a claim for being the “Golf Capital of the World” and with as many as hundred different courses to choose from and upcoming PGA Championships in 2014, there is not much to disagree on.
Many people often refer to Myrtle Beach as the golfing supermarket, as it has something on offer for everybody. It is true that the place lacks much of the snob appeal commonly associated with golfing territories but that is just about the only feature missing from the many courses dotting the Grand Strand.
The best courses in the region While there are plenty of upscale territories to be found along this stretch running from Southport in the North to Georgetown in the South of the state of Carolina, you will be able to experience a pampering that is more down-home and laid-back as compared to most of the other areas. This is where the real beauty of Myrtle golf resides irrespective of your budget, you will be able to experience unparalleled variety.
Here we take a look at the best golf courses in Myrtle Beach where you can have an enjoyable and fun-filled time teeing off among the lush green ambiance. A tough choice to make nevertheless with such a vast array of distinctly beautiful and intriguing courses to choose from in the region so no hard feelings if you are of a different opinion.
• Man O’ War golf course An exciting golf course that offers unique challenges, this is a fair playing field unlike any other ever seen. Designed by course architect Dan Maples, it is a remarkable representation of how deeply he has delved into the dark world of his imaginations to come up with an astonishing layout. With an array of intertwining holes to negotiate, it calls for an extreme diversity of skills and makes even the most experienced of golfers think and rethink their strategy over and over again before they take to the greens.
Tidewater golf club is a gem among Myrtle Beach Golf Courses• TPC of Myrtle Beach An inspiring work from master designer Tom Fazio, this golf course is well worth visiting although it is a far cry from the toughies normally expected from him. An eighteen-hole championship course, it is perhaps a little shorter compared to most of its peers with a slope of 145, course rating of 74 and a mere 6950 yards short off the championship tees. The TPC Myrtle Beach, however, is much more than your average resort course as it not only offers a day of enjoyment but also a challenging round of golf.
• Wachesaw Plantation East course With a professional teaching and practice facility and five sets of courses to tee off in, you will be afforded an enjoyable experience at this course irrespective of your skill sets and maturity levels in the sport. The course received a four-star rating in the “Places to Play” magazine by Golf Digest.
• Caledonia Golf and Fish Club This place does a fine job of merging the history of plantations with some of the finest golfing territory on offer in the Grand Strand. You can easily spot the remains of the fish and hunt clubs as well as the rice plantations. There also lies the remains of Fish Head Shed that was part of what was once the plantation house. The clubhouse represents a vintage antebellum with an old boathouse lying alongside amidst the shadows of the century-old oak trees growing in the property.
• The Dunes Golf and Beach Club As the recipient of majority of the awards and honours experts deem worthy of handing out to the Myrtle Beach golf courses, the Dunes has carved out a revered name for itself in the annals of the golfing history of the region. An elegant work of design from the masterful Robert Trent Jones Sr. it has the honour of having played host to the Senior Tour Championship. Thrown open to the public in 1948, the course offers an exhilarating experience as you have to play through rolling coastal terrain, live oaks and with the Atlantic roaring in your ears. It is also a real test for your skills, as the course demands that you be both smart and long off the tee while carefully negotiating the greens, many of which are fronted by extensive penal bunkers.
Additional golf courses that are absolutely outstanding include Tidewater Golf Links, Oyster Bay, The Pearl Golof Links and many others.
Enjoy teeing off at Myrtle Beach Nearly all of the resorts and golf courses along the grand strand offer Myrtle Beach Golf Packages which allow for affordable entry of guests and visitors. Nevertheless, it would be advisable that you run a check and gather as much of information as possible on the availability and cost of packages, and guestmembership rules if any that may be applicable for the specific golf courses
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