One of the advantages of visiting the Myrtle Beach area is the miles of pristine golf courses dotting the coast of the Atlantic. With over 100 golf courses to choose from, golfers will welcome the chance to take some strokes off their game at some of the country’s top-rated golf courses. Among some of the nationally-ranked greenways, these are Garden City Realty’s top seven golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area.
1. Wachesaw Plantation Club
Designed by Tom Fazio, Wachesaw Plantation Club offers golfing at its finest. Enjoy a luxurious vacation near a golf course while staying in one of Wachesaw Plantation Club’s luxury cottages. With waterfront dining, a pool for swimming, and miles of pristine golf courses, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. The golf course at Wachesaw Plantation Club offers some of the more challenging elevation changes that South Carolina has to offer, so golfers of all levels can practice taking some strokes off their swing.
2. The Dunes Golf & Beach Club
Dunes Golf & Beach Club is consistently ranked as one of the best golf courses in the United States. This golf course and resort ranked among the top 100 in Golf Digest, Golf Week, Golf Magazine, and Golf Channel. This Robert Trent Jones designed golf course hosted many PGA tours. The country club atmosphere is perfect for vacationers who want to treat themselves to luxury.
3. The Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
Another Myrtle Beach golf course that lands in the top rankings of Golf Digest, Golf Week, Golf Magazine, and Golf Channel is the Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. This par-72 golf course stretches over 7,126 miles of historic plantation lands. History buffs may enjoy learning about the previous indigo and rice plantation while enjoying the beauty of the majestic low country. This is one of the best resorts to book golf tee-time in Myrtle Beach since you do not need to be a member to do so.
4. Tournament Players Club- Myrtle Beach
Tournament Players Club is more than just a golf course. It is a nationally recognized golf academy. Another one of Tom Fazio’s designs, this golf course is nestled among the environmentally protected marshlands of the low country. Nature lovers will enjoy the lush greenery. Golfers will enjoy the challenges created by the undulating greens and elevation changes. Golfers can take lessons from PGA tour player Dustin Johnson. Another benefit of this course is that kids can golf for free. Tournament Players Club is among the more popular golf courses in Myrtle Beach.
5. Legends Golf Course
This five-course resort is highly ranked among South Carolina’s top golf courses. Golf Magazine called this course one of the “top ten best new golf courses” after its creation in 1990. This 71-par course features rolling greens with light foliage. Legends is another course that features prominently in golf magazines such as Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. Legends golf packages offer access to all five of their golf courses with a golf package, or individual tee times for members.
6. Pawley’s Plantation Golf & Country Club
Pawley’s Plantation is one of the most scenic golf courses in Myrtle Beach. The miles of picturesque greens are located among 200-year-old mossy oak trees. Sunsets over this golf course are truly stunning. Golfers will also enjoy cheaper tee time fees at this course. Pawley’s Plantation also offers several specials that allow golfers to enjoy all day tee time for a much cheaper than some of its counterparts. This course is a part of the Prime Time Founders Collection courses, which aims to provide the best golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area.
7. Willbrook Plantation
This is another golf course with cheaper tee times in Myrtle Beach. Willbrook Plantation dates to the 1700s, with mature oak trees, environmentally protected marshlands, and natural grasses. The course ranges from medium to hard depending on the hole and has been nationally recognized as one of Myrtle Beach’s best golf courses. This is another Prime-Time Founders Collection course.
There are so many golf courses to choose from in Myrtle Beach that it can be hard to figure out which course is best for you. The seven courses that Garden City Realty has picked out range in difficulty and design giving golfers an opportunity to decide which course most matches their playing style. All of Garden City Realty’s golf courses have been picked to thrill and entertain golfers while they vacation in sunny Myrtle Beach.
Written by Katie Robison, blog contributor for Garden City Realty