Thistle Golf Course

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Thistle Golf Course

1815 Olde Thistle Club Road · Sunset Beach NC, 28468

Named for the original Thistle Golf Club in Leith, Scotland, which opened in the early 1800s, this Tim Cate course does its namesake justice. Golfers vacationing in Myrtle Beach can get a true taste of the Old Country on the wide fairways and in the clubhouse, which features 200-year-old memorabilia straight from the Thistle Club’s heritage. Save some airfare and experience historically great golf right here in South Carolina.

Course Highlights

  • Thoughtfully planned with tee times of 10-minute intervals rather that the typical 8
  • Consists of two par 36 courses and a par 35
  • Legendary design lends to a highly memorable playing experience.

Course Details


Slope Rating

Course Rating

Location: North
Designer: Tim Cate
Rating: 70.5
Slope: 124
Distance: 3,450 from Championship tees


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2 days ago

Thistle Golf Club

This all applies to the great Brunswick County as well!

Myrtle Beach Golf
We all have our reasons why we love Myrtle Beach...but what are the reasons that led golf media personality Charlie Rymer to leave the Sunshine State and return home to South Carolina and Myrtle Beach? Find out in a series of episodes over the next few weeks called Rymer's Reasons. Get ready to explore Charlie's favorite spots in Myrtle Beach! And while you are at it, let us know why you love Myrtle Beach in the comments below. #MyrtleBeachGolf #RymersReasons

2 months ago

Thistle Golf Club

It's almost game time! The GameDay golf summer series is only one week away. Don't forget to sign up your team today. It is sure to be a good time, and the limited spots will fill up fast.

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Debbie Costanza Stajduhar Pope

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3 months ago

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We stopped by Thistle Golf Club the other day to check out the course conditions and we must say, they are great! 👌 Who is playing this on their golf trip? #MyrtleBeachGolf #MyrtleBeachGolfLive

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