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Best golf courses in Myrtle Beach

We've put together a list of our top golf courses in Myrtle Beach to inspire your next golf vacation to this fantastic part of South Carolina!

Jamison Cunneff
Jamison Cunneff
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We are often asked by our customers, what are the best golf courses in Myrtle Beach? Well, Myrtle Beach has more golf courses per square mile than anywhere in the USA and arguably the best variety.

Along this 60-mile stretch of South Carolina coastline called the ‘Grand Strand,’ you’ll be amazed at how every course has its distinct feel. The landscape dramatically changes from north to south, and different styles are incorporated along the stretch. You will play parkland, heathland, and even links courses, many with spectacular coastal views. Here are a few courses we highly recommend.

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Ranked consistently among the best courses in South Carolina on all respectable lists, this unanimous decision is because the Caledonia Course is simply spectacular on every level. From the moment you enter the property and drive down the exclusive half-mile stretch hidden by tall oak trees on either side, you can feel that this is somewhere special.

The course exceeds all expectations with greens framed by meandering streams and woodland pines. The natural beauty of the area has been preserved and you will always feel alone on the course, as you rarely see another hole.

Caledonia golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 6526 yards - Front tees: 4957 yards
  • Par: 70
  • Architect: Mike Strantz, Tyler Rae
  • Founded: 1994
  • Course type: Parkland

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

TPC Myrtle Beach

Experience what it’s like to play on a real PGA TOUR layout. This course successfully held a Senior PGA Tour Championship in the year 2000 and is the only course in the Grand Strand area to be awarded 5 stars by Golf Digest Magazine. Along with these amazing achievements, TPC Myrtle Beach is also home to the Dustin Johnson Golf School, recently started by the big-hitting South Carolina native. Needless to say, this high-caliber course is an incredible experience and should be included in your Myrtle Beach trip.

TPC Myrtle Beach golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 6950 yards - Front tees: 5118 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Tom Fazio, Lanny Wadkins, Beau Welling, Tom Marzolf
  • Founded: 1999
  • Course type: Parkland

TPC Myrtle Beach

Fazio Course, Barefoot Golf Resort

Arguably it’s the course with the most elevation changes in Myrtle Beach and claims to have some of the best greens around with its Champion UltraDwarf grass, the Fazio Course features water hazards on 15 of the 18 holes. A championship standard course that’s great for players of all abilities as there are five sets of tees to choose from.

Fazio golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 6834 yards - Front tees: 4820 yards
  • Par: 71
  • Architect: Tom Fazio, MacCurrach Golf, Beau Welling
  • Founded: 2000
  • Course type: Links

Fazio Course, Barefoot Golf Resort

Resort Course, Grande Dunes Golf Club

Golf at Grande Dunes is perfectly refined, an inclusive experience of both five-star golf and wonderful service. Tee off onto the expansive Bermuda-grass fairways, with approach shots onto the large champion style greens, but don’t be fooled by their size, you must hit a small target to avoid being carried away by the contours and undulations. The Resort Course is extremely enjoyable and plays right alongside the Intracoastal Waterway that will taunt you with danger.

Resort Course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 7618 yards - Front tees: 5353 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Roger Rulewich, John Harvey
  • Founded: 2001
  • Course type: Championship

Resort Course, Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

True Blue Golf Club

Situated in the picturesque Pawleys Island, SC, just south of Myrtle Beach, True Blue Golf Club showcases a magnificent 18-hole golf course designed by Mike Strantz, ensuring a memorable golfing experience for players.

The property features an expansive 18-acre practice facility, complete with a full driving range, putting green, and a short game area. Overlooking the 18th green, the elegant clubhouse is home to 'True Blue Grillroom Dining,' an ideal spot to unwind with food and drinks after your round.

True Blue golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 7126 yards - Front tees: 4499 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Mike Strantz, Tyler Rae
  • Founded: 1998
  • Course type: Parkland

True Blue Golf Club

Tidewater Golf Club

Nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and Cherry Grove Inlet, Tidewater Golf Club stands out as one of Myrtle Beach's most scenic courses. With lush fairways, well-kept bunkers, and exceptional greens, this course follows the natural contours of the land. Offering challenging elevation changes, water carries, and tough tee landing areas.

Notable holes include the signature par-3 12th over marshland and the challenging par-5 13th, providing panoramic views of the ocean inlet along the fairway. Tidewater promises golf enthusiasts a fantastic round on this picturesque course.

Tidewater golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 7044 yards - Front tees: 4648 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Ken Tomlinson
  • Founded: 1990
  • Course type: Links

The 13th hole at Tidewater Golf Club.

Kings North Course, Myrtle Beach National Golf Club

Recognized among some of the USA’s best new courses, King's North at Myrtle Beach National is a stunning layout with lush green fairways that contrast with the deep blue lagoons found on most holes.

It was re-designed by Arnold Palmer in 1996 and definitely has his special touch. The signature hole, the 6th, features a tempting island fairway to the left of the tee box. If you manage the long tee shot over the water to the back part of the fairway you will be on the green in two and have a look at eagle. Risky but it offers so much reward.

Kings North Course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 7017 yards - Front tees: 4816 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay, Victoria Martz
  • Founded: 1973
  • Course type: Resort

Kings North course, Myrtle Beach National

Pine Lakes Country Club

Affectionately called "The Granddaddy," Pine Lakes Country Club stands as one of Myrtle Beach's oldest golf courses, cherished by golf enthusiasts since 1927. Designed by Robert White, the inaugural PGA of America president, the course has undergone renovations to restore its original charm while incorporating modern elements. The back nine adheres to White's original design, while the front nine has been revamped for an improved overall experience. With freshwater lakes and undulating fairways, this par-70 layout spans 6,675 yards from the tips, offering a choice of four tee boxes.

Pine Lakes golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 6675 yards - Front tees: 4758 yards
  • Par: 70
  • Architect: Robert White, Craig Schreiner, Rick Robbins
  • Founded: 1927
  • Course type: Parkland

Pine Lakes Country Club.

Arcadian Shores Golf Club

This classic Rees Jones design rewards good shots but severely punishes bad decisions. Another one of the Myrtle Beach old-timers, Arcadian Shores has stood the test of time and continues to be a local favorite. It is certainly a course that you’ll want to play again and again with pure white sand and perfectly cut Bermuda fairways. Remember that all slopes lead to water so accuracy is paramount.

Arcadian Shores golf course facts

  • Length: - Back tees: 6857 yards - Front tees: 5113 yards
  • Par: 72
  • Architect: Rees Jones, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. , Ron Cutlip
  • Founded: 1974
  • Course type: Parkland

Arcadian Shores Golf Club

Feeling inspired?
As one of the most popular golf destinations in the USA, Myrtle Beach offers an abundance of championship courses to add to your golf vacation.


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Jamison Cunneff

Senior Golf Vacation Specialist

Senior Golf Vacation Specialist, I advise clients on golf courses and accommodation options across the US, Mexico, and Caribbean

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