Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

November 22, 2019

Photo Gallery: Short Par 4 Fall Classic Wraps with Spirited Competition, Camaraderie

The Short Par 4 Fall Classic concluded its sixth consecutive sellout event with Thursday’s final round, with participants from around the nation taking part in a four-day competition that offered particular appeal to visitors whose home golf seasons have already ended.

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November 21, 2019

Golf Instruction Zone: How to Stop Chunking & Topping Your Irons

Want to hit better, more consistent iron shots? Then this tip is for you! Hear from Scott Tanguay of Coastal Golf Academy at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on how you can compress the golf ball properly with the bottom of your swing arc.

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November 20, 2019

The Experts’ Take – Vol. 2, Ep. 6: Social Media & the Pro Tours

Some of the game’s top pros are really good at the social media game; others, not so much. What should the professional tours’ top players be doing – and avoiding – as they engage the public through social media? Hear the thoughts of our all-star panel: Golf Channel/Sirius XM’s Michael Breed, renowned swing guru Hank Haney, Golfweek’s Geoff Shackelford, Golf Channel/PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer, pro golfer/social media personality Paige Spiranac and Golf Tourism Solutions’ Bill Golden.

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November 19, 2019

Rymer Bites: Brendon Todd & Random Thoughts

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer checks in from the airport to offer his thoughts on the sudden resurgence of the PGA TOUR’s Brendon Todd, and his victory last weekend at the Mayakoba Golf Classic.

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November 18, 2019

Short Par 4 Fall Classic Kicks Off Monday with Sold-Out Field

The Short Par 4 Fall Classic kicked off its sixth consecutive sellout event Monday, with participants from around the nation taking part in a four-day competition that offers particular appeal to visitors whose home golf seasons have already ended.

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November 18, 2019

Family Golf Week Surprises Parent & Child Team Classic Winner with Free Entry

The team at Family Golf Week wanted to surprise Rob Barto, part of the 2019 Parent & Child Team Classic winning duo, as he celebrated his birthday recently in Florida. Coordinating with daughter Tessa Barto, the team greeted Rob with gifts for his birthday, along with a special prize to enable Rob and Tessa to return to the Grand Strand in 2020 to defend their crown. See how the surprise unfolded!

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November 15, 2019

Rise & Shine: Join Charlie Rymer on His Early A.M. Visit with Heritage Club Superintendent Jim Huntoon

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer paid a recent visit to Heritage Club, where Golf Course Superintendent Jim Huntoon took him behind-the-scenes to see what’s involved in keeping a top-shelf golf course looking good. Jim also offers some great tips for golfers on some easy ways they can do their part to help keep playing conditions at their peak.

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November 14, 2019

Golf Instruction Zone: Takeaway Series, Part 1

In the first of a three-part series, Dustin Johnson Golf School Director of Coaching Allen Terrell demonstrates how your setup at address dictates the takeaway of your swing. Check out Allen’s video to see some simple, core techniques for ensuring you get your swing off to the proper start.

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November 13, 2019

Share Your Favorite Golf Memory for a Chance to Win a Golf Trip!

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s “Favorite Golf Memory” contest encourages you to share reflections of one of your recent visits to “The Golf Capital of the World,” for the chance to win a 2-night, 3-round Myrtle Beach golf trip for you and three guests. Check out some of the awesome moments folks have already shared with us!

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November 12, 2019

Rymer Bites: Presidents Cup Musings & More

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer checks in from the scenic banks of the Waccamaw River to offer his thoughts on Tiger Woods’ captain’s picks for Team USA in next month’s Presidents Cup – including two players he thinks are still in play for inclusion should Brooks Koepka’s knee injury prevent him from playing.

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November 11, 2019

Project Golf Hosts Young Professionals Group for Special “Introduction to Golf” Session

Project Golf’s “An Introduction to Golf” program at Legends Golf Resort was a perfect entry point for the Grand Strand Young Professionals to get more comfortable with the game and, in turn, integrate it more effectively as part of their networking efforts. Grand Strand Young Professionals’ Caroline Murray and Project Golf’s Gene Augustine offered thoughts on how the program is helping.

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November 8, 2019

Paige Spiranac’s Course Vlog from King’s North at Myrtle Beach National

Paige Spiranac’s last trip to King’s North at Myrtle Beach National didn’t just include playing its three most-famous holes. Here, in one of her recent course vlogs, she also showcases each of the Arnold Palmer design’s first four holes on the front nine, and offers some playing and course management tips along the way!

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November 8, 2019

Charlie Rymer Takes the Risk at Blackmoor’s No. 8

PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer paid a recent visit to the Gary Player-designed Blackmoor Golf Club and played its most unique hole: the par-4 8th that features two distinctly different options for getting to the green. Head Pro Trent Fleming took the conventional route, while Charlie gambled on the shortcut. See how it plays out!

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November 7, 2019

Current Conditions: The Wizard & Man O’War

As the outdoor colors in northern climes shift to brown, green is the predominant scene this fall at sister courses The Wizard and Man O’War. See how they looked on this spectacular November day, and remember it’s not too late to get in on a 2019 Second Season golf getaway!

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November 6, 2019

The Experts’ Take – Vol. 2, Ep. 5: Stimulating New Interest in the Game

What can we do, or what can be done, to generate more interest in the game among would-be, first-time golfers? Hear the thoughts of our all-star panel: Golf Channel/Sirius XM’s Michael Breed, renowned swing guru Hank Haney, Golfweek’s Geoff Shackelford, Golf Channel/PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer, pro golfer/social media personality Paige Spiranac and Golf Tourism Solutions’ Bill Golden.

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