With over 90 courses along the Grand Strand in South Carolina, Myrtle Beach ranks right up there with the best golf destinations in America, not just in numbers but outstanding courses too.
“Drawing on our inspiration from the British Isles allowed us to create scaled down versions of famous template greens such as Eden, Punch Bowl, Redan, Volcano, Steep Slope, Postage Stamp, and Biarritz.”
Comprised of six coastal communities in Georgetown County, S.C. – Garden City, Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Pawleys Island, Georgetown and Andrews – South Carolina’s Hammock Coast is one of the Palmetto State’s top tourist destinations.
As I experienced these 11 courses, I came to appreciate that they are the backbone of golf in this country – short, affordable and walkable – the essence of golf.
If you had never played the Northumberland course prior to the ravages of Hurricane Fiona last September, you would find this 18-hole, seaside layout to be a very pleasant, challenging and open design.
Prince Edward Island has some of the best food in Canada, with everything from lobster and mussels to fresh island beef.
Golf is certainly the main attraction for visitors to PEI but people might be surprised to learn that PEI is known as Canada’s Food Island and has more restaurants than you can count.
This article originally appeared in Fairways Magazine in July 2022. It has been updated. It really started to hit me after the Masters – almost two years of travel restrictions, COVID warnings and precautions had left me with a huge pent-up demand to explore, to get out of town, to experience something beyond my proverbial […]
You may never meet a group of golfers happier to stumble through the trees, remove their shoes, and wade into the water before taking their next shots than you will at Seguin Valley Golf Club.