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Dunes Golf & Beach Club

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Ranked TOP 25 in Golf Insider!

The Dunes Golf and Beach Club, one of the best-regarded golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area and the greater southeastern United States, carries a Golf Insider rating of 8.8. The categories in which the course distinguishes itself in particular include conditioning and the quality of the staff.

Opened in 1948 and designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr., The Dunes Golf and Beach Club is a classic golf course located in the heart of Myrtle Beach. With a proud membership and a storied history of hosting professional golf at the top levels, The Dunes commands respect from all who play it. Both GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest have placed it among their respective “Top 100 Golf Courses in America” lists, with such events as the Senior Tour Championship, the U.S. Women’s Open and PGA Tour Qualifying School finals as but a few of the tournaments contested over its 18 holes. In 2014, The Dunes will host the PGA Professional National Championship, from which the top 20 finishers will earn a spot in the 2014 PGA Championship.

At just under 7,200 yards from the back tees and smallish, push-up greens guarded by fearsome bunkers, The Dunes is one of the most challenging courses on the Grand Strand. and with one of the area’s iconic holes, it is one of the most recognizable. The 13th, a nearly 600-yard par five called “Waterloo” swings hard to the right around Lake Singleton, forcing players who want a chance at birdie to execute three consecutive high-quality shots, one of them a lengthy carry over a corner of the lake.

As a club with a significant membership, The Dunes Golf and Beach Club boasts understandably exquisite facilities. The grass driving range and practice putting and chipping/pitching greens—with a practice bunker as well—are excellent and the clubhouse, with dining areas that offer commanding views of the Atlantic Ocean and some of the best food on the Grand Strand, is a fantastic place to spend time unwinding before or after one’s appointed rounds.


Dunes Golf & Beach Club Course Reviews

Recent Reviews

9 by Martin (Myrtle Beach, SC) - 02/12/2015
Green were immaculate and rolled fast and smooth. The 13th is my favorite hole.
10 by Glenn (Bloomingdale, IL) - 12/08/2014
Simply top of the line...among the best. A traditional parkland course with raised green complexes, with very fast greens that take a little getting used to, and that can make for difficult approaches given their bunkering. All in our group always enjoy our experience here.
10 by Michael (Dyer, IN) - 11/25/2014
10 by David (Kansas City, MO) - 11/12/2014
10 by Walt (Bridgewater, NJ) - 11/09/2014
10 by Harry (Carlisle, PA) - 11/01/2014
Great time.
10 by John (Pittsburgh, PA) - 10/30/2014
10 by Greg (Cicero, NY) - 10/29/2014
WOW! Spectacular!!
9 by John - 10/29/2014
Excellent condition and fun layout.
10 by Art (Wilmington, DE) - 10/28/2014
Range balls were provided. The course was in great condition everywhere. The new in summer 2013 Champions greens were perfect, also firm and fast. Just 2 days after a long heavy rain, the greens were very firm, so there can be some pins you can't attack. The bunkers are the best maintained in MB. The white tees are 6175 yards, but a bunch of holes have landing areas into an upslope, so it plays longer. The greens are elevated, so there are no bounce ups. There is enough challenge for low handicaps, even from the white tees, since the short holes have smaller and/or more undulating greens. High handicaps don?t get beat up like at some courses. The wooded areas are cleaned out, so finding balls in the woods is easy, helping the pace of play and scores. A few holes have houses, but they are way off the fairways. On Waterloo par 5 ##13, I feel it's better to hit your tee shot further down the fairway (staying left), for a better angle across the water to advance further up the fairway, rather than taking an iron and trying to play near the water from the tee. Hole ##13 is a good gator viewing hole, with some big ones.
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