October 19th, 2008 by Craig Chinn
With a special invite to play the Bald Head Island Club last week, the Bald Head Island experience is a special treat for a special few. Many golfers that visit the area have never even heard of this exclusive private club located in the Atlantic Ocean and about one hour north of North Myrtle Beach, SC. Accessible only by passenger ferry or private boat. With no cars allowed on the Island only golf carts, Bald Head Island preserves the natural be... Read On...
Long Bay Golf Club and The Champions Golf Academy
September 21st, 2008 by Golf Staff
I was invited to play the Long Bay Club by the Myrtle Beach National Company to play last week. My first visit since I played there in July. The golf course was again in excellent shape and the greens were lighting fast. I was also taken on a tour, of former PGA Tour player, Mr. […]
Farmstead Golf Links, Home of the Only Par 6 in Myrtle Beach.
September 7th, 2008 by Golf Staff
The 767-yard, 18th hole is the area’s only par 6! This finishing hole actually begins with a tee shot into a wide fairway with a landing are in South Carolina and concludes on a large undulating green in North Carolina. YES, you tee off in South Carolina and you finish the hole in North Carolina. […]
LONG BAY CLUB IN NORTH MYRTLE BEACH
July 19th, 2008 by Golf Staff
I was able to squeeze in an emergency 18 at Long Bay Club this week. A true test of golf at one of three, Jack Nicklaus designs on the Grand Strand. Measuring over 7,000 yards from the back, Long Bay is a Semi Private golf club with a slope of 140! The golf course from […]
RIVER HILLS COUNTRY CLUB
July 11th, 2008 by Golf Staff
I got to play this “locals favorite” with the Grand Strand Golf Directors this past Wednesday. Designed by Tom Jackson, River Hills is a great Semi Private layout, with alot of rolling terrain, tall pines, carefully placed bunkers and 40ft elevation changes, which all recently went under a $2 million renovation. Tees, Fairways, Greens were […]
FOUNDERS CLUB @ PAWLEY`S ISLAND, HOST TEACH MY PEOPLE GOLF TOURNAMENT
June 25th, 2008 by Golf Staff
“Teach My People” an amazing charity in the Pawleys Island area that provides after school programs for childeren on the South End of Myrtle Beach in Pawleys Island, held there annual charity golf tournament today at The New Founders Club @ Pawleys Island. This was the second time I got to play this course. The […]
BURNING RIDGE GOLF CLUB
June 20th, 2008 by Golf Staff
Even though this facility closed 18-holes on the West Course recently to the Myrtle Beach Real Estate boom, that did not stop the East course from winning 2006 Myrtle Beach Golf Course of Year and South Carolina Golf Course of the year. With an invite from the Classic Golf Group to come out and play, […]
MYRTLE BEACH NATIONAL – KINGS NORTH
June 5th, 2008 by Golf Staff
Ranked among the best courses in the Myrtle Beach area, the North course at Myrtle Beach National also know as Kings North is one of Arnold Palmer`s best courses. In 1996 the Arnold Palmer Design group gave the course a complete make over, which to this day is one of the Grand Strands Top Golf […]
EAGLE NEST TO INSTALL NEW GREENS
May 29th, 2008 by Golf Staff
Eagle Nest Golf Club will be closing for the summer to renovate the old Bermuda greens to the new Mini Verde hybrid Bermuda. Eagle Nest is scheduled to reopen after the summer. The Gene Hamm design which opened in 1971, has been known as having the hardest three finishing holes on the Grand Strand.
Eastport to reopen as The Valley at Eastport
May 25th, 2008 by Golf Staff
Eastport Golf Club has been sold to The Valley at Eastport LLC. The 98.6 acre property which opened in 1988, has been closed since January 2007. The 6,200-yard course was sold for $3.9 million, according to Horry County deed documents. The Valley at Eastport, is scheduled to reopen in the Fall of this year.