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Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Continue To Please

11/22/2010

The words Myrtle Beach golf courses bring smiles to face across the nation. While the area often referred to as the Grand Strand is actually a 60-mile swath of coastline spanning North and South Carolina, nearly every discussion of the region rightfully begins with the most popular name in golf travel.

Like good real estate, location, location, location, is the key, and
Myrtle Beach golf courses have it. The centralized locale allows easy access to Myrtle Beach golf courses from every corner of the Grand Strand.

The origins of the area’s rise to prominence remain entrenched in the Central Strand. The destination’s first and most recognizable courses – Pine Lakes and the Dunes Club – were built downtown, as were some of the Strand’s bedrock layouts – King’s North and its sister courses at Myrtle Beach National - that emerged in the 1970s to expand the area’s notoriety.

While the popularity of the
North and South Strands has grown exponentially over the years, many players continue to prefer the Myrtle Beach golf courses located in the heart of the destination.

While Pine Lakes, the Dunes Club and Myrtle Beach National helped launch the area as a golf destination, outstanding courses emerged around them.

Legends Resort, home of three 4-star courses, introduced a new stay-and-play component in the 1990s, and Grande Dunes raised the bar for the entire community in the opening decade of the 21st century, introducing an upscale development on par with nearly any in the country.

Myrtlewood, home of the PineHills and Palmetto courses, has long been a favorite of locals and visitors alike, too.

World Tour Golf Links, a 27-hole facility, was inspired by the greatest layouts from the around the world and offers one the area’s most unique experiences. The three Mystical golf courses, Man O’War, The Witch and Wizard have cast a spell over golfers for years.

Layouts like Prestwick, Arrowhead Country Club, Arcadian Shores, Shaftesbury Glen, Burning Ridge, Quail Creek and Wild Wing, to name a few, provide the Central Strand a large of cadre of quality layouts that guarantee an outstanding golf trip.

To put the quality in perspective, consider that 17 of 24
Myrtle Beach golf courses earned at least 4 stars in Golf Digest’s prestigious “Best Places to Play Guide.” Four stars, according to Golf Digest, means the course is worthy of planning your next vacation around. That’s a lot of Myrtle Beach golf vacations!



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