Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

November 27, 2020

What You Can Expect of Golf Course Conditions in Myrtle Beach in the Winter and Spring Months

With the summer and fall months now past us and the weather turning seasonally cooler along the Grand Strand, you might be wondering what you can expect in terms of golf course conditioning on your upcoming Myrtle Beach golf trip. No matter where you play December through March, you will run into one of two basic visual presentations: the contoured look, or “wall-to-wall” green conditions.

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November 25, 2020

The Ultimate Grand Slam Getaway with Caledonia Golf Vacations

The Lowcountry’s Top 100 Mike Strantz designs, True Blue Golf Club and Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, have teamed up with the four award-winning signature layouts at Barefoot Resort & Golf to create a one-of-a-kind golf getaway through Caledonia Golf Vacations. See for yourself what’s in store when you play these dynamic courses on your next visit!

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November 24, 2020

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com Ambassadors: Why We’re Thankful

With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching in an unprecedented year for all, our PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com ambassadors join us to share their thoughts on what they, as Myrtle Beach golf industry professionals, are most thankful for as 2020 draws to a close.

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November 24, 2020

Tip Tuesday: Body Position in the Takeaway

In this installment of our golf instruction video series, Dustin Johnson Golf School Director of Coaching Allen Terrell shows us a take-home drill involving an alignment stick that can help properly reinforce proper body position in each part of the takeaway.

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November 23, 2020

Video Spotlight: The Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort

At Barefoot Resort & Golf, renowned designer Tom Fazio put his one-of-a-kind stamp on an award-winning golf complex. Join us on a dynamic video and hole-by-hole photo tour of the Fazio Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf and its Lowcountry design.

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November 20, 2020

The Myrtle Beach Golf Report: Nov. 20, 2020

In our debut episode of the Myrtle Beach Golf Report powered by PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com, Kyle Oland, David Williams and Jim Maggio take us through a recap of the latest happenings in golf – both in “The Golf Capital of the World,” and beyond.

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November 20, 2020

The Week in Instagram: Nov. 13-19, 2020

The sights and sounds of Thanksgiving season are upon us, but it still feels like early fall on the Myrtle Beach golf scene with mild weather and fantastic playing conditions. Joins us for our most  weekly tour of the Grand Strand golf landscape, as seen through the eyes and lenses of Instagram users!

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November 19, 2020

Hole Spotlight: The Par-5 18th at River Club

One of the more memorable finishing holes along the Grand Strand is also one of its more renowned “risk/reward” opportunities. Join us on an aerial tour of the par-5 18th at River Club in Pawleys Island, S.C., and see the options you have to finish your round strong at this South Strand design!

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November 18, 2020

What We’ve Learned About Dustin Johnson Over the Years

For the past four years, the content team here at PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com has been fortunate to be granted access to the world’s top-ranked golfer whenever he’s back on the Grand Strand. Each member of that team – Kyle Oland, David Williams and Jim Maggio – has some very distinct impressions that they’ve drawn from some of Dustin Johnson’s visits. Some of those impressions were drawn from the kinds of things you don’t normally see from DJ in public. All of them have led us to the same conclusion:

It’s no wonder he’s the best at what he does.

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November 17, 2020

Tip Tuesday: Leading Edge vs. Bounce on Tight Chipping Lies

The Myrtle Beach golf scene’s Bermudagrass playing surfaces can throw a wrinkle or two into how you approach some shots, including the greenside chip from a tight lie. Here, Eddie Young of the Classic Swing Golf School at Legends Golf Resort shows you how using a club that allows you to maximize its bounce and minimize the leading edge effect can help you execute this shot properly.

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November 17, 2020

Photo Gallery: Day 1 of the 2020 Short Par 4 Fall Classic

Round 1 play is in the books, and a full field of more than 400 competitors in the 2020 Short Par 4 Fall Classic enjoyed picture-perfect weather to kick off one of Myrtle Beach golf’s most anticipated events. The two-person team competition hosted Monday rounds at King’s North at Myrtle Beach National, Arrowhead, Grande Dunes’ Members Course and TPC Myrtle Beach.

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November 16, 2020

What Dustin Johnson’s Masters Triumph Means to Us

When Tiger Woods slipped the size 42L Green Jacket on golf’s newest Masters champion, Dustin Johnson, it brought full circle a series of events that have helped define the world’s top-ranked golfer both on the course, and off – and many of which have been rooted in the Grand Strand and Johnson’s home Palmetto State.

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November 16, 2020

Video Spotlight: International Club

One of Willard Byrd’s South Strand design gems resides in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina at International Club. Join us on a whirlwind video tour of this popular track, and check out the hole-by-hole photo gallery as well.

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November 13, 2020

The Week in Instagram: Nov. 6-12, 2020

It’s fitting this Masters Week that two courses designed by former Masters champions are in our social media spotlight. Check out what Arnold Palmer’s King’s North at Myrtle Beach National, Raymond Floyd’s Arrowhead Country Club and others are looking like right now as we take our weekly tour of the Myrtle Beach golf landscape, as seen through the eyes and lenses of our Instagram friends!

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November 13, 2020

Full Field Representing 34 States Tees Off Monday in Short Par 4 Fall Classic

A full field of more than 440 traveling golfers from 34 states descends upon the Grand Strand next week to take part in Myrtle Beach’s premier two-person team event, the 7th Annual Short Par 4 Fall Classic.

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