Rated 4.5 stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” Guide in 2010, West Course at Myrtle Beach National is carved through secluded Carolina pines that provide golfers with the backdrop of nature. Its traditional layout and design offers wide fairways and large Mini Verde Bermuda grass greens that make for an enjoyable golf experience for players of all abilities.
Conveniently located off of Hwy. 501 in the heart of Myrtle Beach, West Course shares a common trait with its big brother, King’s North, in that it accentuates the natural setting with no housing in sight. The course includes open fairways and greens that, while open in front, are sloped heavily from back to front. All the par-4s play under 400 yards from the middle-back tees, and par-5s are all possible to reach in two, all playing under 500 yards.
The West Course finishes uniquely with a lengthy par-3 that features water running down the entire left-hand side.
It took a few moments after a recent round at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North course to realize my favorite club in the bag had been reduced to a place holder. That Callaway five wood, a present I consider the nicest piece of golf hardware I own, sat idle for nearly all of 18 holes. That’s when my playing partner pointed out that every other club got its chance to shine.
Often looked upon as the little brother course to National’s King’s North and even its West Course, SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National has developed a following of its own. The Arnold Palmer design has a clean look surpassed only by a playability created by pristine surfaces. Trouble spots in the turf are non-existent, leaving players the ability to concentrate on something else.
For as much as the Grand Strand’s golf scene is a niche all its own, there’s only so many hours in the day where a round is possible. Plus, if those 18 or 36 holes weren’t so kind, finding a way to improve your day on the links after the fact never hurts, either. Below are some favorite watering holes worthy of your coin. Without catering specifically to golfers, they’ve already earned more than their fair share. And for good reason.
This week, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes checks in as the azaleas start to bloom. Spring is here - and John tells us what's on his mind as the great weather is now upon us.
Prime Times Rewards Package ~ Each Golfer Receives a $100 Rewards Card for Fall Golf
Book 4 or more rounds on the new Prime Times Rewards Package,and each member of your group receives a $100 rewards card - redeemable at any Prime Times Signature Course clubhouse. Per-golfer pricing for 4 rounds of golf and the $100 Rewards Card starts at just $168! Beer? Lunch? Apparel? Equipment? ... the choice is yours! Book soon for best rates/availability for Fall 2014! Limited Time Offer
Marina Inn at Grande Dunes ~ 4th Night Free Special with the Prime Times Rewards Package Including $
Book 4 or more rounds on the new Prime Times Rewards Package, and each member of your group receives a $100 rewards card - redeemable at any Prime Times Signature Course clubhouse. Beer? Lunch? Apparel? Equipment? ... the choice is yours! Each golfer also receives a $15 Carrabba's Italian Grill dining certificate & $20 PGA TOUR Superstore gift card.
Stay at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes and your 4th Night is FREE. 4th Night Free is reflected in rate per night. For additional nights of stay please contact us at 1.800.882.3420.
35% OFF Fall Tee Times for Before 8:15 a.m.
Receive 35% off tee times for before 8:15 a.m. on 18 Prime Times Signature Courses. For fall play dates from 9/4 - 11/16/14. Limited quantities of tee times remain.
Myrtlewood Villas FREE Breakfast Every Day, 4th Night FREE, Plus Receive $135 in Rewards!
Book 4 or more rounds on the new Prime Times Rewards Package, and each member of your group receives a $100 rewards card - redeemable at any Prime Times Signature Course clubhouse. Beer? Lunch? Apparel? Equipment? ... the choice is yours! Each golfer also gets a $20 PGA TOUR Superstore gift card & $15 Carrabba's Italian Grill dining certificate. Stay at Myrtlewood Villas and your 4th Night is FREE. 4th Night Free is reflected in rate per night. Also FREE breakfast every day! For additional nights of stay please contact us at 1.800.882.3420.
THE PLAYER’S CHOICE - all area courses at the lowest daily pricing
Build your own golf package online. Golf & lodging all in one easy step. Choose from great area lodging across the Grand Strand and mix and match golf rounds from all area golf courses!