Myrtle Beach The Golf Capital Of The World

Why should Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, USA be your next golf vacation? If you are into golf and have a family that loves the beach, you will be in for a great treat.

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is not just any ordinary beach; because it prides itself on being the Seaside Golf Capital of The World, with more than 100 golf courses. They were the host for the 2014 PGA Championship, so therefore you can be sure to have a blast golfing. Not only that, due to being in the center of Grand Strand, not only will you have the pleasure of enjoying the scenery of the extraordinary beaches and amazing golf courses, you will have the chance to relish in the most amazing seafood restaurants, shopping malls, and so many other attraction opportunities to keep you and the family entertained during your trip in Myrtle Beach.

Some of the most iconic and glorious golf courses in the world are what makes Myrtle Beach the number one holiday destination for golfers. The Grand Strand host’s approximately 15 million visitors annually, who play about 3.4 million games of golf. As a result this can be a little overwhelming, but with this guide, you will be well on your way to enjoying everything Myrtle Beach has to offer in the most convenient time.

For your trip to Myrtle Beach, you will have the chance to pick from 100 stunning golf courses; you have the option of choosing from Low country salt marshes, Magnolia-strewn plantations, Budget-friendly fairways and much more. With discounted and multi-course packages, you can be sure to find the right package for you and the family. Below we’ve listed some of our favorite Golf courses in Myrtle Beach:

Myrtle Beach Golf CoursesPalmetto Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club:

Myrtlewood is located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, across the captivating Intracoastal Waterway, and has spectacular 18-hole parkland courses. First of all Palmetto is the more forgiving course, than it’s tougher sister. The Pine Hills course, both are always in excellent condition. It ranks as one of the best repeat-play courses along the Grand Strand. Test your golfing skills through the excellently contoured fairways with a variety of strategically placed hazards, bunkers, and large, subtly undulating greens.


Caledonia Golf and Fish Club:

This South Carolina golf holiday course is a must play, it’s one of the world’s ‘Top 100 Courses You Can Play’. There are plenty of thrilling holes involving the 11th, a Par 3 with meandering streams, also the 7th and 14th, both with note worthy water zigzagging up to the green. Put your accuracy to the test across a giant oak tree with the smallest green on course at the 13th hole. Beautiful scenery with 100-year-old oak trees and amazing views of the marsh are packed into the Caledonia course.

Myrtle Beach is not just a golfing haven for adults, many layouts participate in popular “Kids Play Free” programs. (16 and under). You have 28 four-star courses among which were voted as “Best Places to Play” and ranked as “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses” by Golf Digests. The only exception to this program is a paying adult must accompany the kids.


These amazing courses are part of the Kids Play Free program:

Myrtlewood Palmetto, Myrtlewood – PineHills, Grande Dunes, Barefoot Resort’s courses, Rivers Edge, Tidewater, Tiger’s Eye and many more.

If you are feeling a little adventurous, and want to spend more time with the family, try out Myrtle Beach mini golf courses. Find yourself a great deal because they tend to have discounts and coupons during the day. Therefore saving you money to spend on other attractions.


These are some of the best mini golf courses in Myrtle Beach:

Hawaiian Rumble Golf, Dragon’s Lair, Molten Mountain, Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf, Captain Hook’s Adventure Golf. Runaway Bay Miniature Golf, Mount Atlanticus Minotaur Golf and Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf all worth checking out.

When planning a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, weather and seasonality rates are a big factor. They can determine the kind of experience you’re going to have there. Off-season tends to be the quietest and most convenient time for a family. As a result there are lower rates and less queuing to participate in courses.

Be it a family beach vacation or a boys golf getaway, Myrtle Beach can deliver a memorial and quality experience for all.