There have been lower scores than the 57 Virginian Patrick Wills recently recorded, but probably none any wilder. Wills is a very good golfer – a +4 – but what he did almost defies belief.
Superstition dictates that 13 is an unlucky number, but that’s certainly not the case if you are on a Myrtle Beach golf trip. Several of the Grand Strand’s most famed holes are No. 13s and here are three of the best.
The U.S. Open was played on a links style course, and the eyes of the golf world will soon turn to the British Open, which will be played on the game’s most revered links-land, St. Andrews.
Putting is the most maddening part of golf. You can cover 400 yards in two shots and if you fail to navigate the last 25 feet in two strokes or less, the hole can feel like a disaster.
We're proud to join Ernie Els in the fight against Autism by offering this amazing gift box just in time for Father's Day!
American Pharoah has nothing on Myrtle Beach.
Golf.com, the game’s most popular website, polled more than 6,000 players as part of its first ever Reader’s Choice Awards, and those players made a resounding statement: Myrtle Beach is golf’s best and most popular trip. Myrtle Beach was voted Favorite Destination, Favorite Destination for Value and Favorite Destination for Buddies Trips.
Myrtle Beach’s favorite son, Dustin Johnson, is playing some of the best golf of his career. The South Carolina native is No. 7 in the Official World Golf Rankings, and in 12 PGA Tour events in 2015 he has one win, 6 top 10s and 8 top 25 finishes. With the U.S. Open upon us, we sat down with DJ to discuss the year’s second major and, of course, Myrtle Beach.
Struggling with your game? Your problem could be as simple as an improper grip, and Classic Swing Golf School's Ted Frick will show you how to make sure the first step you take in building a good swing is the right one.
Myrtle Beach is golf’s most popular destination, and the quality and value of the area’s courses are at the top of the reasons why. Here are five courses that will have you dreaming of your next golf trip.
Parkland is the youngest of the three courses at Legends Resort and it’s also the most traditional, American-style design, hence the name. With its tree-lined fairways and deep bunkers, Parkland offers a substantial challenge, and we asked head pro Matt Biddington to name the course’s three best holes. Biddington’s answers – a stern par 3, a short par 4 and a long par 5 - are a testament to the diversity of the layout’s offerings. No. 9, 340-yard,
Allegiant started new, nonstop seasonal flights to Myrtle Beach this week. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares as low as $39*.
The tee shot on a daunting par 3 can be one of golf’s most sweat-inducing shots, and there are more than a few one-shotters that weaken the knees of players on the north end of Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand.
Maryland resident Dan Snyder estimates he has visited Myrtle Beach 100 times over the last 20 years to play golf, and Possum Trot Golf Club is always on his list of golf courses to play.
For many the greatest Father’s Day gift is a morning on the course with Dad, but if that’s not doable, we have five great golf related gift ideas for Pops.
Don’t forget to pack golf clubs along with sunscreen and a surfboard as your family prepares for a summer vacation to Myrtle Beach. As much as we all love the beach, everyone needs the occasional respite from the sand and surf, and taking your kids to the golf course is the perfect outlet.
Stuck on that Father's Day gift for dad or grandpa?
The Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship has attracted some of the biggest names in golf and sports, and 2015 will see another superstar attending the event.
Enjoy images from the 16th annual Veterans Golf Classic.
The Veterans Golf Classic concluded with its annual awards banquet, honoring the men and women who have so bravely served our country and celebrating a great week of golf.
The third and final round of the Veterans Golf Classic is in the books. The event enjoyed outstanding weather and great golf as it attracted more than 400 players from 25+ states. Only the Wednesday evening awards banquet remains, but before we get there, enjoy a photo gallery from today's action at River Oaks Golf Plantation.
Sunny skies and plesant temperatures again greeted golfers on Day 2 of the Veteran's Golf Classic. Enjoy a photo gallery from the goings on at Meadowlands Golf Club.
The 16th annual Veterans Golf Classic teed off on a picturesque day in Myrtle Beach as more than 450 golfers are playing on 12 area golf courses in one of the area's most popular events.
Where you play: Pine Lakes Country Club
Cool Fact: The Granddaddy was Myrtle Beach’s first golf course and it oozes history. Robert White, the first president of the PGA of America, designed the course, and Pine Lakes was the birthplace of Sports Illustrated and the Myrtle Beach golf trip. The course’s rich history certainly contributes to its charm (make sure you tour the clubhouse), but it’s golf you come for and Pine Lakes delivers on that count as well. The course underwent a multi-million dollar renovation project, guaranteeing that this Granddaddy will please future generations of South Carolina golfers as well.
Where you Stay: Many accommodations are offering a package with this rate but we found it here.
Cost: Rounds from just $41 this summer, don't miss these great deals and more!
Where Can I Book?: Directly from the source: Pine Lakes Country Club
Choose from over 19 Courses including Sandpiper Bay, and daily breakfast is included.
Cool Fact: Sandpiper Bay - If playability and quality conditions are important factors in helping you choose courses for any of your Myrtle Beach golf trips, Sandpiper Bay should merit serious consideration. A 27-hole facility, Sandpiper is a former Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course of the Year award-winner and one of the area’s most popular layouts with savvy travelers. Sandpiper is, in word, fun. The fairways are expansive and the miniverde greens are pure, giving players a chance to score.
Where you Stay: Bay Watch Resort and Conference Center
Cost: 3 Round / 3 Night Pricing from just $330 per person!
Where Can I Book?: Directly from the source at Bay Watch Resort!
One of the best events on the Myrtle Beach golf calendar is upon us. The 16th annual Veterans Golf Classic will be played May 17-20, bringing 450 golfers from 30+ states to the Grand Strand to participate in a tournament that honors the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country. A two-man team event, the Veterans Golf Classic is a 54-hole, handicap tournament that is open to all current or former members of the United States Military and their friends. The event features