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8840 Old Georgetown Rd , Sunset Beach , NC 28468
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Current Rating: 2.68/5 (788 votes)

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Course Difficulty: Hard

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Thistle Golf Course Details

Only minutes north of the state line in Sunset Beach near the village of Calabash, the Thistle Golf Club offers one of the most beautiful and challenging 27-hole layouts on the Grand Strand. At Thistle Golf Club, the attention to detail is evident throughout--from the design and conditioning of the course to the attentive service you receive from the moment you arrive. 

The creation of the Thistle golf course began with a beautiful piece of land and a talented course designer, Tim Cate. The skillful blending of natural elevation changes and wetlands with carefully carved bunkers and large greens is visually stunning. This course is one you will not want to miss. 

Book this course on the Strand Premier or Strand Elite Package.

Details About the Course

Location: North
# of Holes: 27
Sets of Tees: 4
Grass Type (Greens): L-93 Bent
Kids Play Free?: No
Architect(s): Tim Cate
Slope/Rating: 136/74.9
Course Record: 65
Year Opened: 1999
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Course Reviews

Great course but how they send groups off in afternoon (12:00) is a cluster. Great track one of the best in Myrtle Beach

Reviewed by Jack on 05/08/2014

One of the best courses I have ever played. Tough but fair. Course in excellent condition and everyone was very helpful. A definite to play again.

Reviewed by Jack D. McEwen on 10/31/2013
Great course

My favorite on the beach, staff treats you like royalty. Great bar!!!

Reviewed by Stewball on 06/06/2013
Great course

Had played before and will play it again. Course was very good in all respects. Staff was considerate and helpful.

Reviewed by T Sautters on 10/31/2012

Course was nice, some burn to the greens but generally in good shape. The Problem was the staff were Very unfriendly and we were not made to feel really wanted. Never experienced this in Myrtle before. Will not play there again .

Reviewed by Mallard Club on 10/08/2012

Best overall course in North Myrtle area!

Reviewed by Los on 07/25/2012

We played all 27 holes Nov 2010 in the middle of our trip. This course was the best. We were treated extremely well by the staff and the course was in great shape

Reviewed by Randy on 03/29/2011

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