Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

July 2, 2024

Reel-Time Tours: Tidewater

Wanna know what you can expect to see right now when you visit Tidewater Golf Club in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.? Join us for a hole-by-hole video tour of what the drone lens of Play Golf Myrtle Beach’s Jim Maggio caught when he visited the popular Ken Tomlinson masterpiece last week!

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July 1, 2024

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Royalty Starts with These Three Award-Winning Designs

The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Club have long been at the top of nearly every ranking of the Myrtle Beach area’s best layouts. Golfweek recently ranked all three courses among the best public designs in all of golf-rich South Carolina with Caledonia leading the way at No. 3, followed by The Dunes Club at No. 4 and fifth-ranked True Blue.

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July 1, 2024

Course Spotlight: Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club

Clyde Johnston’s dream of creating a traditional, English-style golf course on the Grand Strand is brought to life at Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club in Conway, S.C. Join us on a video tour of this award-winning design.

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June 28, 2024

The Week in Social Media: June 21-27, 2024

The Golf Capital of the World has been on fire this past week! Social media feeds have been flooded with great shots from around the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and were here to share some of the top moments captured by our good friends on Facebook and Instagram. Check ’em out!

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June 28, 2024

Family Golf Week Honors Terry Prahl as 2024 Co-Father of the Year

Terry Prahl of Sheboygan, Wisconsin joined us recently to share his thoughts on his award. Terry and his son, Peter, also reflected on what their longtime participation in Family Golf Week has meant to each of them over the years.

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June 27, 2024

Current Playing Conditions at True Blue

Our latest stop along the Myrtle Beach golf scene took us to True Blue Golf Club, where Jim Maggio’s Wednesday visit helped show off the heart of this wildly popular Mike Strantz masterpiece from an aerial perspective. Join us here for a photo tour of the heart of this design, holes 7 through 12.

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June 27, 2024

A New Golfer’s Perspective: Comparing the U.S. Open in Pinehurst to the Inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic

As a relative newcomer to golf, stepping into this world over the past few years has been an unforgettable experience for Rob Spallone. One thing he hadn’t done until recently, however, is attend a PGA TOUR event. This year, he had the unique opportunity to attend two remarkable events: the prestigious U.S. Open at Pinehurst, and the inaugural Myrtle Beach Classic. Here’s a new golfer’s take on how he compares these two fascinating tournaments.

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June 26, 2024

Family Golf Week Honors Steve Taylor as 2024 Co-Father of the Year

With final preparations in full swing for next month’s Family Golf Week, featuring the Father & Son Team Classic and Parent & Child Team Classic at eight Myrtle Beach-area courses, one of the local industry’s beloved members has been honored as one of the event’s two Fathers of the Year for 2024.

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June 26, 2024

Provider Spotlight: Golf Excursions

Specialist in booking golf getaways to 35 different destinations in 10 states, Golf Excursions at MyGolfVacation.com knows that its customers who make Myrtle Beach their preferred location for a golf getaway expect great stay-and-play options for visiting “The Golf Capital of the World.”

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June 25, 2024

Reel-Time Tours: Long Bay Golf Club

Wanna know what you can expect to see right now when you visit Long Bay Golf Club in Longs, S.C.? Join us for a video tour of what the drone lens of Play Golf Myrtle Beach’s Jim Maggio caught when he visited the North Strand’s lone Jack Nicklaus signature design late last week.

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June 25, 2024

Tip Tuesday: Using Tees as Effective Training Aids

In golf, things you might think have more linear purpose can actually offer multiple benefits. The simple golf tee, for example, can help you in many ways beyond serving as a resting place for your ball on the tee box. Let Steve Dresser from the Steve Dresser Golf Academy in Pawleys Island, S.C. show you several ways they can also help you counter some common swing ailments!

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Thistle Golf Club in Sunset Beach, N.C.
June 24, 2024

Multimedia Spotlight: Thistle Golf Club

Join us for a dynamic sightseeing tour of a North Strand design that honors the finest traditions of the game’s birthplace: Thistle Golf Club near Myrtle Beach in Sunset Beach, N.C.

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June 21, 2024

Current Playing Conditions at Diamondback and Crown Park

Our latest stops along the Myrtle Beach golf scene took us to Diamondback Golf Club, where Jim Maggio’s Thursday visit helped show off this popular North Strand design from an aerial perspective; and Crown Park, where Joe Novak stopped by on Friday and was greeted by peak playing conditions.

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June 21, 2024

The Week in Social Media: June 14-20, 2024

What a week in “The Golf Capital of the World!” A huge thank you to the Grand Strand golf community for sharing your fantastic moments and highlights across Facebook and Instagram. Keep the great content coming, and here’s to many more unforgettable rounds on our beautiful courses!

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June 20, 2024

5 Things to Know About Aerification: A Routine (and Necessary) Element of Creating Peak Golfing Conditions

Summer’s a great time of year to hit the links in Myrtle Beach. It’s also “aerification” time, where Grand Strand golf courses each choose a brief time in the summer months to conduct routine turf maintenance to ensure the continued health and quality of their playing surface. Here’s what you should know about the process – why it’s necessary, and how it benefits golfers.

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