Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

January 7, 2020

19 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses “Going Green” Throughout the Year

As most golf courses throughout the Southeast region offer great playing conditions in the winter and early spring months through a “contouring” effect (green fairways, greens and tee boxes, producing a visual contrast with dormant Bermudagrass rough), 19 Myrtle Beach-area designs have taken the extra step to “Go Green” in 2019-2020.

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January 6, 2020

Project Golf & the Heritage Classic Foundation: Golfers Helping Golfers

Hear from Project Golf spokesperson Charlie Rymer and Doug Smith, 2019 chair of the Heritage Classic Foundation’s Congressional Cup, on how the two charitable entities are working together to help others in need in South Carolina.

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January 6, 2020

Hank Haney Inaugural Guest of New “Ridin’ with Rymer” Video Series

World renowned golf instructor Hank Haney will be the featured guest in the Jan. 8 launch episode of “Ridin’ with Rymer” presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, a new video series hosted by popular golf media personality Charlie Rymer and appearing on MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com and PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com.

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January 3, 2020

Previewing the Field for the 2020 Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship

The world’s top junior golfers are set to square off Feb. 28 – March 1, 2020 at the 5th Annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship at TPC Myrtle Beach. With past fields representing as many as 35 states and 12 countries, the strength of the 2020 edition of the Dustin Johnson World Junior once more reflects a formidable worldwide base of contenders.

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January 3, 2020

From the Archives: the Dawn of Myrtle Beach Golf Royalty

Today’s visit to the archives takes us back to May 31, 1948, where in this photo we see a meeting taking place at Chapin’s Cabin to organize the corporation for building what would soon become the Grand Strand’s most renowned golf venue, The Dunes Golf & Beach Club.

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January 2, 2020

Terrell, Kirk Named Among Golf Digest “Best in State” Instructors

Two Grand Strand golf instructors, Allen Terrell and Meredith Kirk, have been named by Golf Digest among South Carolina’s honorees in its “Best Teachers in Your State” list for 2019-2020.

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December 31, 2019

The Best of 2019: Myrtle Beach Patriots Complete Golf Marathon, Raise $130,000 for Folds of Honor

In the buildup to this year’s event we got some insight on what went into it, and why the head pros from Pine Lakes, Legends Golf Club and Long Bay Golf Club have been involved. When all was said and done, a group of philanthropic golf professionals from throughout the Grand Strand had succeeded in reaching a new fundraising milestone to benefit Folds of Honor.

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December 30, 2019

The Best of 2019: World Am Visitor Wins $25,000 with One Putt

In 36 years of being part of the world’s largest golf tournament, we’ve seen our share of exciting moments. One of them happened this year, when a European visitor electrified the crowd at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center with one putt.

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December 27, 2019

The Best of 2019: Project Golf Launches “Introduction to Golf” Initiative

The early returns on Project Golf’s maiden voyage in program services have come with rave reviews. “Introduction to Golf” brought some 200 new golfers into the game in 2019, with an unbridled enthusiasm and desire for continued growth.

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December 26, 2019

Golf Instruction Zone: Takeaway Series Parts 2 and 3

In these follow-up segments, Dustin Johnson Golf School Director of Instruction Allen Terrell identifies the biggest flaw that many golfers have in the takeaway of their golf swing, and then shows us how to minimize it to get better results.

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December 26, 2019

The Best of 2019: TPC Myrtle Beach Hosts Successful NCAA Regional

Of the teams and players that made their mark in the Myrtle Beach Regional of the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship, no one would go on to make a bigger splash in the golf world this year than Collin Morikawa.

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December 25, 2019

The Best of 2019: Hugh Royer III Overcomes Harrowing Cancer Battle

From the depths of a life-threatening ordeal that required seven surgeries in nine months and dozens of rounds of radiation treatment, Hugh Royer III rose from his cancer battle to return to the golf scene in 2019 – including as a competitor, where the former PGA TOUR player took part in multiple senior tour events including the U.S. Senior Open Qualifier.

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December 24, 2019

The Best of 2019: Paige Embraces Body Positivity

On or off the golf course, Paige Spiranac knows how to attract attention. So it was no surprise to us that when we released Paige’s photo gallery and essay on this topic, the clicks, shares and retweets soared.

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December 23, 2019

The Best of 2019: TOUR Star’s Golf School Hosts Grand Opening to Great Fanfare

The grand opening of the Dustin Johnson Golf School in February 2019 saw the learning center’s namesake, PGA TOUR star Dustin Johnson, in attendance for the ribbon cutting. As DJ went on to another successful year on TOUR in 2019, his golf school would go on to garner two elite distinctions.

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December 20, 2019

From the Archives: Heritage Club Then (and Now)

Thanks to Heritage Club Superintendent Jim Huntoon, we’re pleased to show you here some vintage imagery from the popular South Strand design’s early days. We’ve placed them side by side with modern-day pictures to give you a sense of how the course has evolved over time.

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