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Long Bay Golf Club

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Long Bay Golf Club

Long Bay Golf Club is outside the central zone of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina’s golf hub. But one name typically outweighs the short driving distance to the Longs course.

“A lot of people who come here mention Jack,” head professional Jason Mitchell said. “They want to take their picture with the statue out front.”

In this case, he’s talking about Jack Nicklaus. One of the true legends of the game was really just coming into his architectural element when he and his company laid out Long Bay in 1988. In the nearly three decades since it opened, the course has proved its mettle, both in terms of a rigid design that makes players think and the ability to provide varying opinions as to which should be considered the signature hole.

There’s the par-four No. 10, of course, where an oversized waste bunker hugs both sides of the fairway before coming together in front of an offset green. A few holes later, the island green par three is just as visually stunning. It’s about the best problem a course can have, and something that more than offsets the bit of distance from the heart of the area to another of Nicklaus’ gem.

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Long Bay Golf Club Course Reviews

Recent Reviews

by Chris Keisling -
Exceptional course. Staff is courteous and professional. Course is always well maintained. It was a little dry however the course cant change the weather. They do the best with what they have.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Wayne Lawver -
Wonderful course despite recently aerated greens, with an inviting and friendly staff. As a veteran, I love that you proudly support our troops and hope to participate in your event next year!!
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Samuel Butcher -
Excellent course, very courteous staff. Fairways were in excellent condition. Greens were well manicured and in prime shape. Would definitely recommend this course for an enjoyable and challenging round of golf!
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Steve Repka -
Challenging but fair, scenic course with lots of mounds, sand and waste bunkers.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Donald Cheshure -
Great Course
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Kevin McGrath, Sr. -
Fairways & greens are in great shape. Friendly and efficient staff. Lot of bunkers so be prepared for that and only hit driver on a few holes due to possibly of easily getting into trouble. 10th hole is laid out kinda strange and you have to keep your carts in the waste bunker. Makes it a little difficult to get accurate yardages. Will be back if we can get a reasonable local rate.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Ryan Meyers -
Great course
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Andrew Evans -
Course was nice but okay was very slow took almost 6 hours
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Walt Peckinpaugh -
Again, one of our favorite courses, we play it every year.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Alfredo Williams -
Great course
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Mario Scappino -
Course was in decent condition following the heavy rains the day before. Bunkers were in rough shape. Lots of standing water and washed out parts. Greens were surprisingly still firm and rolled nice.
7 / 10
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by David Beals -
One of my Top 3 Myrtle Beach courses!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Mike Ballard -
Very difficult for average golfer - No real explanation of the tees if you do not start on 1 - I was sent off on 10. Greens need some TLC, and rolled for smoothness.Overall a fun but tough day at the course.
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Marco Asselin -
Excellent
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by George Foley -
Great layout. Greens were fast and hard. Fairways and rough were in very good shape. But round took over 5 hours, 20 minutes. Usual excuses from staffs. Others told me they always overbook; staff said 8 minute increments but I doubt it.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by James Koi -
Great shape.Fun to play.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Caryl Schmitz -
Nice course. Scenic.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Lou Felitti -
The course was in great condition. The bag drop guys and starter were all super people What a great experience! Thanks
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by l kitchin -
great course, good condition. will play again
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Ralph Helmus -
We enjoyed the course and the challenges it provided. Unfortunately it was a little wet with all the rain the area has received.
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Bob Sidener -
Nice course except for the rain. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Brian Eldred -
Great layout - poor condition. Not good value for money
3 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Scott Hall -
Good. The employees are extremely nice! Love they layout. Difficult course but fun. Soggy wet weather
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Gary Poe -
Good course for all levels of players. Greens and course were in excellent condition
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Roger -
Very nice course in excellent condition. Greens firm and fair speed. Local residents on course very friendly and helpful.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Matt -
Raining and the greens were still FAST!! Looking forward to playing with my rain check!!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Patrick Donnelly -
Played there for first time yesterday. Challenging but not impossible for high handicap like me. Good courses start with friendly staff meeting and greeting you and they excelled. One recommendation- no course guide (and I'm not a tech guy with all the gadgets) so if you don't know the course you're doing some guessing.
10 / 10
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by Mark H -
Last minute trip ended up being a great addition to the weekend.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Karen T -
I am so excited to have a HOLE IN ONE on this magnificent course! Number 13 island green is one of my favorite holes!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Donn B -
Play November 25, 2017. All conditions were excellent tee to green. Traps were soft and raked. Greens were difficult because they looked faster then they were. A great challenge and as a local we took advantage of great rates.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Gary F. -
Played LBGC before. Its challenging for sure but the conditions could have been better. It was ok but not exceptional.
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Laurie R -
Great course and very nice staff can't wait to go back!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Peter -
Played at Long Bay on 10/23/16. I was not happy at all with Long Bay and would not recommend playing it. We were scheduled to be the first group off the tee as we were departing back home at the end of the round. It started with the Ranger hooking us up with two individuals who hadn't golfed in a while. I had hoped to play in 3 hrs, but it took us 4 1/2 hours. The course is in average shape. The tees are not level and there were a couple holes where the holes are under repair. On a positive note, the fairways and greens were in good shape, but the layout of the course is only average. I would not recommend playing here.
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Vince -
It was my first time playing Long Bay. My brother in law spoke very highly of the course and its GM Jason Mitchell and all the staff. He did not oversell. The course was in great condition even with all the heat. The Bermuda grass was tough for us northerners but that's on us. The green were well maintained and the pace of play was good. My wife and I will definitely be back.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Sheila -
My husband and I played Long Bay for the first time. The staff, especially Jason Mitchell made our experience a terrific one. We rented clubs and joined with another two of the out of town golfers. The staff was very friendly and the course was very well maintained. No gators though. We'll be back.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Henry -
Played the course in mid June and the greens were in rough shape but played about a month later and WHAT A TURN Around!! Greens are in great shape...a couple were sodded but are in good shape now. Tee to green everything is lush.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Keith -
The greens on the front nine are in repair. Some have only 5-10 feet of putting surface the rest of the green is fill in turf. Probably good to pass this one up for now.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Doug -
Had a great time playing Long Bay Club. The greens and fairways were in great shape. The pro and staff were very friendly and accommodating. I look forward to coming back on my next trip.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Kim -
Long Bay greens and entire course is in excellent shape heading into the spring.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Seth -
Great course. A must play. Played after a good deal of rain. Bunkers were good. course conditions great. Beautiful holes esp 7,10,18 and all 4 par 3's. Paid 48 hour rate of 49 and my son (11) played for free. 7:38 am tee time and course mostly empty finished in 3.5 hours. Staff friendly and cart lady thanked us for being out playing. With all the choices will be back to play this course soon.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Aaron -
I wanted to just create a quick review to tell everyone that despite the previous reviews earlier this year this course was near perfect. Tee boxes, greens, fairways were all in pristine condition and I highly recommend this course. I played despite it raining .75 inches in the matter of 40 minutes, so wet conditions were to be expected. By the third hole any standing water was gone, and the course was easily playable. Please don't let the old reviews scare you, go out and play this course you will not be disappointed.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by John -
Course was in great shape...not sure what happened a month or two ago based on some bad reviews but when I played the greens were in great shape. Fairways were in good shape, a little burnt out in spots but that was to be expected with a couple straight weeks near 100 degrees. Definitely was well worth the money which was very reasonable to start off with.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Tom -
Terrible condition. In 20 years of Myrtle Beach golf trips we have never played a course in such bad condition. Huge disappointment. Why can all the other courses we played be in such great condition and this course has some greens with only 50% grass? And this was in April.....not August after a long hot summer.
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Tony -
Long Bay was a big disappointment! We played 9 there in 2014 and had a rain check for the other 9 and the course was in great condition then. So we were looking forward to playing there again and even brought more people with us this year. Unfortunately, the greens were borderline unplayable, with bare (diseased?) spots on almost all of them and one was half under repair. There had been a lot of rain the previous few days due to Ana, but there were clumps of wet, cut grass all around the greens on a lot of holes and it was generally in poor condition. Compared to last year, it was night and day from great to gross. We played 4 other courses (one later the same day as Long Bay) and they were in great shape. So the weather could not be the blame. Very disappointing.
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Brad -
Course in terrible condition. Greens by far the worst in Myrtle Beach. Staff unresponsive to concerns about condition of course, saying all courses in tough shape due to weather. We played 5 other courses in Myrtle Beach during week and found no other course in poor condition. This course will be taken off our list for next year's trip.
4 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Craig -
Greens were HORRIBLE! Hardly grass on almost all of them and fertilzer pellets on all of them. VERY dissapointing!!
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Jim -
The staff was great, but that was about it. This course was probably in the worst shape I've seen a course in years. There was no need to even putt on most holes because the greens were so bad. I will not be back.
5 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Nick -
Great staff, really took care of our group. Course was in good shape. This is in a housing development. Pretty par 3's ... Island green was memorable, as was 18th hole.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Paul (Arnold, MD) -
Excellent.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by William (Fredericksburg, VA) -
Good course but too far from hotel. Will not play again because of location. There are too many quality courses closer in.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Jim (Menasha, WI) -
Great course; interesting layout!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Antonio (Valhalla, NY) -
Played this course before, good condition and still a challenge, however, they neglected to mention that an excursion of 60 lady golfers from Canada was playing ahead of us and they were very slow, we normally finish a round in 3 1/2 hrs, it took us 5 1/4 hrs to finish. Never got into a rhythm.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Kenneth Monteavaro -
Excellent.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Tom (Depew, NY) -
Only really remember it was in good condition and the staff was very friendly. Did not go in the pro shop or restaurant.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by John (Fitchburg, MA) -
Would not play again seems like the course never drains and you never get to actually get off the cart paths only which makes the day long and carrying you clubs on your back would be easier due to the layout.
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Chris (Cambridge, Ontario) -
Very good.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Kris (Flemington, NJ) -
Excellent.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Jeff (Whitby, Ontario) -
OK.
5 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Jim -
Great place!!! Greens were perfect speed.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Scott (Matthews, NC) -
Excellent course. Fairways and tees were too wet. Not the fault of the maintenance staff. I would definitely play here again, but not after all that rain!
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Derek -
This was my first Jack Nicholas course and it was everything I could have ever wished for. Challenging but fair course. I'm a 9 handicap and played from the white tees which were the right tees. There is no need to punish yourself by making it any harder than needed, this course is plenty challenging. This is definitely a second shot course. You must hit the greens in the correct places or be prepared to be punished. These greens undulate, twist and turn with good speed. The greens roll true. The fairways are generous but make sure to hit them and stay out of the waste bunkers that are plentiful. If you hit it the waste bunkers just take your medicine and get back in play. I would play this course again for sure and plan on it. You cannot go wrong with this course. Just book it and play it!!!
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Chris (North Adams, MA) -
Great
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Tim (Crown Point, IN) -
Spectacular
9 / 10
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by Bill (Yorktown, VA) -
Pace of play was excellent. We played in less then 4 hours
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Pierre (Longueuil, QC) -
Great
9 / 10
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by Joe (Overland Park, KS) -
Great
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Marc (Minneapolis, MN) -
Good
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Scott (Newcomerstown, OH) -
New favorite course in Myrtle. Top notch
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Bill (Cromwell, CT) -
A little long drive if you are staying in south Myrtle.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Christopher (Shady Side, MD) -
Very good condition
10 / 10
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by Gary (Severn, MD) -
Really good
8 / 10
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by Roger (New Castle, DE) -
Spectacular
10 / 10
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by Buck (Lawrenceville, VA) -
Great
9 / 10
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by David (Kunkletown, PA) -
Fairways were very wet, had a lot of standing water. I think this took away from the various challenges for the course. It would be nice to play this course when it dries out. The greens were easy to read and putting was good.
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Dan (Hampton, IL) -
Love the course. I have to play it every time I'm in the area.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Ellen (Westford, MA) -
People were ok, not overly friendly. It was busy and staff did not have an abundance of time to socialize The course was good but I would not be in a hurry to replay
6 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Carol (Manotick, ON) -
Work going on the signature hole was a disappointment as they kept going whilst we tried to play around them....not the experience we expected.
9 / 10
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by Roger (Kemptville, ON) -
Good
8 / 10
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by Charles (Elkhart, IN) -
Exceptional
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Dennis (Springfield, PA) -
Great
9 / 10
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by Melissa (Indianapolis, IN) -
This is my favorite golf course ever. The employees were all very friendly, professional and efficient. I love the layout and challenge of all the holes on the course. The club house is beautiful. The speed of the greens is superior to the other courses we played during our visit. Looking forward to going back next year.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Keith (Round Lake, IL) -
Good
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Brian (St. John's, NL) -
Good
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Barry (Salisbury, MD) -
Great
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Anthony (Winthrop, MA) -
Excellent condition of the course....Attendants and starters very friendly.
9 / 10
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by Debra (Bellefonte, PA) -
Generally an enjoyable round.
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by James (Jackson, MI) -
Fantastic
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Kavon (Devonshire, Bermuda) -
Great
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Bernard (Richwood, WV) -
Enjoyable
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Ralph (Burlington, ON) -
On our 'replay' list for our annual Golf trip
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Thomas (Saint John, IN) -
Great
9 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Bryan (Hamilton, ON) -
Fair
6 / 10
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by Phil -
Very nice golf course........fun to play. Staff professional and helpful. Enjoyed being here and playing this wonderful golf course.
10 / 10
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by Kevin (Brooklin, ON) -
Arrived and checked in with the Pro Shop for my 8:06 tee time. The attendant did not have my name on his list nor did the starter. I told both of them that I had an 8:06 tee time which I arrived for more than a half hour early for. The starter said he would fit me in, I can't understand why because I had an 8:06 reservation made online. I teed off at 8:39 and was not very happy as I booked an early time so that I could finish just after noon, as it was I finished my round just after 1:15. I have booked quite a few rounds on MBN.com over the last couple of years and this was the first time I had an issue
7 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by John (Reidsville, NC) -
Course was in excellent shape, starter (Larry) was very friendly and helpful. plenty of yardage markers on the course. Course plays long and difficult, but i had my worst ball striking round of the year so hard to say just how difficult the course is.
8 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Fred (Monsey, NY) -
Course was in outstanding condition and is a beautiful layout. It is challenging but very fair. This was my second time playing and will likely play again in the future.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by William (North Jackson, OH) -
4 Stars
9 / 10
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by Ronald (Carolina Shores, NC) -
Course was very wet, not favorable for car path only. tee boxes set up too far from where you have to park your cart.
6 / 10
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by Jeff -
The course is in great shape! Fairways give some nice roll after your drive. Greens were recently aerified but still roll o.k.
10 / 10
Long Bay Golf Club
by Mij -
Recently aerified greens but putted ok. Course was in great shape. Tight fairways and tees are a plus.
10 / 10
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