FAQ''s for Golf in Myrtle Beach:
What is a beginner golf course?
Beginner courses are typically those with a low slope, typically not more than a slope of 120 (55 – 155 is the range) and a low course rating typically less than 70 (67 – 77 is the range)
What are some popular beginner courses?
Arrowhead Country Club 103/67.5
Azalea Sands Golf Club 123/72.5
Barefoot Resorts & Golf Fabio Course 119/70.5
Beachwood Golf Club 120.71.4
Blackmoor Golf club 119/71.1
Carolina National 124/69.2
Crown Park Golf Club 125/71.2
Cypress Bay 122/71.2
Eastport Golf club 121/69.1
Founders Club at St. James 122/67.4
Island Green 118/69
Myrtle Beach National Southcreek course 123/70.5
Myrtle Beach National West course 119/73
River Club 122/67.4
Sea Trail Dan Maples Course 123/69.3
Sea Trail William Byrd Course 120/69.5
Tradition Club 122/71.1
What is a driving range?
Typically a driving range is where golfers gather to practice their swing. Sometimes they will go out when there isn’t enough time for an entire game. Instead of greens fees golfers pay for buckets of balls.
What is a greens fee?
The charge to play a full round (game) of golf. This may vary based on the time of day, time of week and the status of the golfer. Weekends are normally higher than week days. Afternoon and evening games tend to be discounted if it is questionable as to whether or not all 18 holes can be played. Club members, juniors, seniors and veterans frequently receive discounted or special rates.
How do I find tee times?
Courses will have a list of available start (tee) times available at the front desk and often times on their website.
Can you play golf year round in Myrtle Beach?
Yes. Many of the courses in Myrtle Beach are open all year round.
What do the ratings mean?
Courses are rated on a scale of 67-77 and the lower the rating the more playable (easier) the course.
Which courses offer golf lessons?
Long Bay Golf Club
Arcadian Shores Golf Club
Legends Golf Resort
Sea Trail Golf Resort
Possum Trot Golf Club
Aberdeen Country Club
River Hills Golf Course
Grande Dunes Resort
True Blue Golf Course
Caledonia Golf Course
Where can I rent a golf cart?
Many golf courses have carts available on site and often include their rental as part of the greens fee. Another source for golf cart rentals are through various local dealers.
What type of turf can I expect in Myrtle Beach golf courses?
Considering the area’s subtropical climate most golfers will find Bermuda and Creeping Bentgrass along the fairways, tee boxes and putting greens.
Where can I get equipment?
There are various pro-shops in the area such as Golf Dimensions and Martin’s PGA Tour Superstore. Many golf courses in the area also have their own on-site pro shop.