Myrtle Beach Golf News & Updates

September 11, 2019

The Experts’ Take – Vol. 2, Ep. 1: The Slow Play Debate

Our all-star panel is back at it – 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 – as they take on the issue of slow play that’s been prominent on the PGA TOUR in recent weeks.

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September 10, 2019

#MyrtleBeachGolfLive: The PineHills Course at Myrtlewood

As we head into Golf’s Second Season, courses throughout the Grand Strand have already rounded into peak form in anticipation of its fall visitors. Today, our camera caught these scenes at the Arthur Hills-designed PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club.

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September 9, 2019

After Dorian, Myrtle Beach Golf Market Near Full Operating Capacity

All but seven Myrtle Beach-area golf courses have now resumed operations since Hurricane Dorian swept by the Southeast region late last week, with the entire market expected to be at full operating capacity by mid-week.

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September 9, 2019

True Blue, Caledonia Hosting 2019 Golfweek Program Challenge

Thirty NCAA Division I college golf teams began play today in both the men’s and women’s championships of the 2019 Golfweek Program Challenge at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Club.

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September 8, 2019

#MyrtleBeachGolfLive: Sept. 8, 2019

As the Myrtle Beach golf scene resumes its transition to Second Season play for fall 2019, check out the superb conditions Sunday at Arcadian Shores Golf Club and the Avocet Course at Wild Wing. These courses are among the vast majority of Grand Strand designs that have already moved on from the effects of Hurricane Dorian.

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September 7, 2019

World Tour, Wizard & Man O’War Among Many Courses Open After Dorian

Most Myrtle Beach-area courses were preparing to resume play this weekend as Hurricane Dorian moved on, with minimal overall impact left on the Grand Strand golf scene. We visited three such courses resuming play on Sept. 7 as sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted golfers at World Tour Golf Links, The Wizard and Man O’War.

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September 6, 2019

Myrtle Beach Golf Community Re-Opens Golf Courses as Hurricane Dorian Leaves

As Hurricane Dorian continued moving past the Carolinas Friday, the Myrtle Beach golf community was already busy with short-term cleanup efforts that will see two-thirds of its courses along the Grand Strand re-open this weekend.

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September 4, 2019

Rymer’s Reasons: Dead Dog Saloon

In this episode, PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com’s Charlie Rymer stops by the famous Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to show us one of his favorite places for a leisurely meal, the Dead Dog Saloon. Charlie dishes on some of their popular dishes, and offers some insight on the inspiration behind the restaurant’s unique moniker.

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September 3, 2019

Shaftesbury Glen Reopens for Fall Play After Summer Renovations

This summer, Shaftesbury Glen Golf & Fish Club underwent major renovations in the form of new greens and waste bunkers, which have added to the overall playability of the golf course. Hear from General Manager Ryan McCarty as he discusses their excitement about reopening after a long summer of work.

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September 2, 2019

Myrtle Beach Patriots Complete 100-Hole Golf Marathon for Folds of Honor

The Myrtle Beach Patriots, a group of philanthropic Grand Strand golf professionals who engaged in weekend-long fundraising activities to benefit Folds of Honor, capped their 2019 efforts by completing a 100-hole golf marathon on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Long Bay Golf Club. The group raised more than $130,000 for the cause.

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August 30, 2019

William Welch Wins 36th Annual World Am

William Welch (West Islip, N.Y.) shot a net 69 (gross 85) to win the Flight Winners’ Playoff at the 36th Annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship Friday at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course.

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August 30, 2019

Press Conference: Hear from the 2019 World Am Winners

Hear from Senior Gross Division Champion Steve Humphrey, Gross Division Champion Chris Reina, Pairs Competition Champions Nigel Palmer and David Palmer, and World Champion William Welch as they shared their thoughts as winners of the 36th Annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur.

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August 30, 2019

Photo Gallery: 2019 World Am Flight Winners’ Finals at The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort

Capping a week of perfect weather, spirited competition, revelry and fellowship, a Flight Winners’ Finals flight of 90 golfers teed it up Friday at The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort in their quest to be crowned World Champion of the 36th Annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur. Check out scenes from the final day of competition.

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August 29, 2019

World Am Press Conference, Day 4

A Gross Division co-leader weighs in on his first-time World Am experience, a longtime competitor reflects on his week, and two of our “Road to the World Am” feature subjects offer thoughts on how the tutelage of world renowned instructors Michael Breed and Allen Terrell have helped their game.

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August 29, 2019

World Am Day 3 Photo Gallery: Pawleys Plantation Shines, German Visitor Wins $25K

Day 4 of the 2019 PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur started with a perfect weather day for competition, and ended in raucous style as Germany’s Sylvia Rosenberger sank a long putt at “The World’s Largest 19th Hole” to win $25,000.

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