Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Comprise 9 of Golfweek’s “Top 15 Courses You Can Play in South Carolina” in Latest Rankings

With Arnold Palmer’s signature design at King’s North at Myrtle Beach National making its debut in Golfweek’s “Top 15 Courses You Can Play in South Carolina” rankings, the Grand Strand has now placed nine designs in this prestigious biennial listing.

The 2019-2020 list, which appears in the “Golfweek’s Best” issue published this month, places King’s North at No. 14 in an elite grouping that includes eight additional Myrtle Beach-area courses making their return to this list.

The top two Grand Strand designs in the statewide listing also achieved national ranking status in the 2019 Golfweek’s Best issue, with The Dunes Golf & Beach Club (No. 48) and Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (No. 60) earning places among the publication’s “Top 100 Best Courses You Can Play.”

Here is the complete ranking, with Grand Strand courses highlighted in bold:

  1. Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course)
  2. Sea Pines Resort (Harbour Town GL), Hilton Head Island
  3. May River GC at Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton
  4. The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Myrtle Beach
  5. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, Pawleys Island
  6. True Blue, Pawleys Island
  7. Tidewater GC, North Myrtle Beach
  8. Sea Pines Resort (Atlantic Dunes), Hilton Head Island
  9. Legends Golf Resort (Moorland), Myrtle Beach
  10. Heritage Club, Pawleys Island
  11. Sea Pines Resort (Heron Point), Hilton Head Island
  12. TPC Myrtle Beach, Murrells Inlet
  13. Barefoot Resort & Golf (Dye), North Myrtle Beach
  14. King’s North at Myrtle Beach National, Myrtle Beach – NEW
  15. Palmetto Dunes (Robert Trent Jones Course), Hilton Head Island

The Dunes Golf & Beach Club represents the sole classic layout in this Top 15 list, with all other courses representing modern designs.