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Thistle Golf Club

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8.8 Read Reviews
Ranked TOP 25 in Golf Insider!

Thistle Golf Club in Myrtle Beach has recently earned an overall rating of 8.6 from reviewers at the Myrtle Beach Golf Insider, garnering praise for customer service, course design and condition, and overall experience. Click here to see Thistle’s most recent reviews.

Designer Tim Cate and owners Robert and Mort Hansen set out to build one of the premier courses on the North Strand in 1999 with a philosophy being “Ferocious, yet Fair.” The dramatic 27-hole layout reflects its 1815 Scottish heritage and has been rated “4.5 stars” by Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.” “We firmly established from the onset here that we were going to be the most customer service-oriented golf course in the Grand Strand,” says course director Dan Oschmann.

Thistle Golf Club is the only course in Myrtle Beach that has 12-minute tee times and is the cornerstone for the business, which almost always puts you on a hole by yourself and brings back customers for repeat play. No. 4, the most talked about hole on the South Nine, is a 543-yard par 5 from the back tees that requires a tee shot over a large pond to the right that will set up for a nice second shot into the green or lay-up, depending on the length of the tee shot.


Thistle Golf Club Course Reviews

Recent Reviews

6 by Bruce - 09/29/2014
Many of the fairways were virtually unplayable because of standing water.
10 by Paul (Wallingford, CT) - 09/24/2014
9 by Zan (Temecula, CA) - 09/23/2014
9 by John (Thompsonville, MI) - 08/18/2014
Interesting layout. Need map of course showing water hazards.
9 by Bruce (New London, NC) - 08/14/2014
While there is plenty of water, the landing areas are ample. The greens are very soft, but are in the process of being replaced with bermuda. Overall, I really enjoyed playing Thistle and look forward to playing it again.
9 by Keir (Rittman, OH) - 07/24/2014
Most water seen on a course in this region. Not an easy scoring track. Very soft bent grass greens were spiked up easily and saw big ball marks. Greens were in great condition but long which makes me question why using a bent grass was chosen if it must be kept so long and sift like a fairway condition in ohio.
10 by John (Tiverton, RI) - 06/18/2014
8 by Tom (Ooltewah, TN) - 06/09/2014
10 by Tom (Lexington, SC) - 06/09/2014
9 by Lou (Richmond Hill, ON) - 06/03/2014
Overall experience was great, course conditions and staff
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