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Barefoot Resort - Love Course

Barefoot Resort - Love Course

Golf Digest named the Love Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf as one of “The Top 50 Courses of Myrtle Beach” (#1 in 2005) as well as “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses” (#53 in 2007). Golfweek recognized the Love Course in 2012 as “Top 15 Best You Can Play in SC” (#9), and Golf.com honored the Love Course in 2010 as “Top 20 Best Public Golf Courses in South Carolina” (#6). 1-866-694-2448
4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road North Myrtle Beach, SC
Rated 8/5 based on 163 customer reviews 10 0
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Golf Digest named the Love Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf as one of “The Top 50 Courses of Myrtle Beach” (#1 in 2005) as well as “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses” (#53 in 2007).  Golfweek recognized the Love Course in 2012 as “Top 15 Best You Can Play in SC” (#9), and Golf.com honored the Love Course in 2010 as “Top 20 Best Public Golf Courses in South Carolina” (#6).

The signature hole at the Barefoot Love Course is No. 4. This is a reachable par-4 that plays to only 294 yards from the longest tees, and 265 yards from the whites. The green is elevated and well guarded by bunkers on the front, left and right; however, any wayward shots tend to be punished on this hole. Just beyond the green lie the replicated plantation ruins, which are a signature element of the course.

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Kevin

07/24/2017

Staff was awesome. Course was in nice shape and pace of play was good. Will be back for sure.

Pete

07/24/2017

Staff was awesome. Course was in nice shape and pace of play was good. Will be back for sure.

Timothy,

01/05/2017

A beautiful course and a good test of golf. The greens have suffered from all the storms but are still okay. I wish they had rolled the greens after spiking the greens, but with the small spikes it was okay, just a bit let down from previous years. My only complaint was the fact that the clubhouse added a 4th player to our threesome and told me We're booked up solid today. It was not the truth because nobody was behind us for at least 45 minutes. He was just helping someone get out but I saw twosomes playing. If he was truthful, I would not have complained but it was obviously not the truth.

Marshall (St. Louis, MO)

12/21/2016

Very good.

Bryan,

09/22/2016

I've played here (and at all of the other Barefoot courses) almost every year over the last 8 years or so...and generally it's amazing. Fantastic course design and layout. Always in great shape...tee boxes, fairways and greens are immaculate. Even the breakfast is awesome, whether it's the buffet or you just eat at the bar or take it with you on the course...so good. My one and only complaint is that they overbook - on Wednesdays in particular because of the reduced greens fees. It was so overbooked, in fact, that the cart staff and starter insisted on pairing our threesome with a single - on one of our carts!! I'm sorry, but I've been playing golf in Myrtle Beach and everywhere else in this country for 35 years and that's just totally unacceptable. I've played hundreds of rounds and this is only the third time that's happened. Either get more carts or stop booking so many people on your course that you have to resort to this absurdity!! A truly less than pleasant aspect to an otherwise fantastic round. Yes, it's a great course - the front 9 is especially fun to play, but be warned -- if you come here on a Wednesday as anything other than a foursome, be prepared to get stuck playing with someone else.

Mike,

08/13/2016

Normally in great shape. Not now the greens are struggling. They had just sanded the greens heavily. Hopefully in a few weeks better. Left after 9 holes

Mike,

08/12/2016

Greens were in terrible shape. Sand was put down the morning we played. Left after 9 holes.

Maryann (Candiac, QC)

07/11/2016

Good

Paul,

06/24/2016

I have played this course many times and it is usually in very good to excellent condition. That was not the case for the round today. Not all but a lot of the greens are in poor condition. Very disappointing since the greens were replaced a few years back and they were always very nice since the Champion Bermuda was put in. From what I saw today they have some serious green issues for a higher end priced golf course in NMB. I can't recommend the course.

John

10/27/2015

Having played the Dye and Fazio courses on previous trips I would rate the Love course right up there with them. Wide landing areas reward good tee shots while the approach shots need to be on target as the greens are protected with bunkers or water or both. The entire course was in magnificent condition and the weather just enhanced the experience. The staff in the pro shop were very welcoming and the clubhouse adds to the aura of the Barefoot experience. The only downside to the day was the starter - he just gave us scorecards and pointed to us as to where to go for the first tee. He wasn't interested in giving us any info and instead was more interested in the large group behind us as he obviously sniffed a higher tip!!! Apart from this we had a very enjoyable day!

Markus,

06/10/2015

We really looked forward playing the course because of all the positive reviews we read. When arriving there our first impression was that it's a typical resort course since we felt being a little rushed. The course layout is ok but nothing compared to e.g. the Legends courses, Wild Wing Avocet, TPC, Long Bay or Rivers Edge. The fairways were of good quality as well as the tee-boxes. However, the greens were in bad shape with many spots w/o grass. I would recommend to play that course since there's way better ones in the area for a better deal.

Jerry,

04/03/2015

We stay at the Barefoot condos so it is appropriate that we play one of their courses. Took advantage of the Wednesday discount rate. Disappointed in the conditions this year. A lot of green paint on the fairways. Is this a way to reduce maintenance costs? Will have to reconsider next year if this continues.

Joyce (Greensburg, PA)

11/13/2014

Thought it would be better.

William (Hanover, PA)

10/27/2014

Very good.

Bob (Lincoln, NE)

10/26/2014

Great complex.

Tom (Vandola, OH)

10/05/2014

Outstanding.

Thomas (Clinton, WA)

10/05/2014

Very good.

Jason,

08/18/2014

Very nice course and very playable. Greens had some work done recently and were very inconsistent in terms of speed. Will try again.

Jack (Rocky Mount, NC)

06/18/2014

VERY FAIR COURSE, CONDITION WAS EXCELLENT. GREENS FAST BUT REASONABLE. LOTS OF GOLFERS FOR ALL 3 COURSES CAUSED SOME CONFUSION WITH STARTER. ONCE ON COURSE, MOVED ALONG WITH NO PROBLEM. ONLY 3HRS 50 MINUTES NEEDED TO COMPLETE ROUND.

Dudley (Glen Burnie, MD)

06/13/2014

Outstanding

Jim (Pleasant Hill, CA)

06/05/2014

Driving range closed, the putting green terrible,personel lackluster

Quint (Radford, VA)

06/02/2014

Love courses that all the holes look different from one another, just a great golf experience, and it helps to shoot 76. :)

Rick (Pulaski, NY)

06/02/2014

Excellent golf experience. The hole with the old ruins was amazing and the photo op was worth booking the course. Love's design was both challenging and fair and gave you a good opportunity to make some decisions on what sort of shot to hit. I loved the Love. I will be back to Barefoot for the other 3 courses.

Alan (Berlin, CT)

05/27/2014

Wednesday special makes cost more affordable for group.

John, (Brooklyn, NY)

04/30/2014

Good

Chris (Lorton, VA)

04/30/2014

Great track

Terry (Lancaster, NY)

04/30/2014

Outstanding

Tom (East Taunton, MA)

04/25/2014

Great

Paul (Suffolk, VA)

04/17/2014

Much more difficult than slope rating. GPS did not work on either cart in our foursome. Needs yardage book.

Luc (Lynnfield, MA)

04/16/2014

Great course. Too bad it was extremely windy.

Paul (Bethel, CT)

04/09/2014

Great

Bob (Succasunna, NJ)

03/18/2014

One of the nicest courses I've played in my 9 trips to Myrtle Beach.

Brian (Mc Sherrystown, PA)

12/02/2013

Great

Sunny,

11/12/2013

Best of the Barefoot tracks

Jim

11/05/2013

We have finished and stayed at Barefoot the last few years with extra night free it allows us to play 27 and go back and shower before we begrudgingly leave until next year. We have played all except DYE, but that will be on the list next year! All course are in immaculate condition and greens are fabulous!! One other comment that should be made, please change the longest tees from silver to some other color, when the sun hits them in morning they and white look just the same!!

Gary (Leesburg, VA)

10/22/2013

Exceptional

Ron (Shamong, NJ)

10/22/2013

Fantastic

Paul (Sutton, MA)

10/09/2013

Average

Ulric (Pointe-A-Pierre, Spain)

09/19/2013

Good

Keith (Myrtle Beach, SC)

08/20/2013

Will not play again

John,

07/01/2013

The course was in decent shape except that they lied about the condition after they had top dressed the greens and when asked lied and I booked the round. I was paired up with 3 other players and we played the tips and under the rules of golf. I would have enjoyed the course more from the middle tees. I didn't like the forced carries but the course is very scenic and the staff did an OK job. I would recommend this course but please check about the greens before you play.

Mark,

05/30/2013

Great course,wide fairways, firm fastgreens

Paul,

05/14/2013

The Love course is in great shape. I pick a spot on the tee in front of my ball for alignment, these tees are so good it's sometimes hard to find a spot that is imperfect. Really nice course that is fun to play, One of the best on the Grand Strand. I pay more to play here than I usually pay on the strand but it is well worth it. The course and facility delivers.

Robert (Woodhaven, MI)

05/14/2013

Good

Art (Wilmington, DE)

05/14/2013

The new in 2012 champion greens were firm and fast, even after the rain. The course is fairly traditional with some trees, little water, wide fairways and some Pinehurst ##2 style crowned greens. On many holes, you have alternate options off the tee, to play wide or to challenge hazards/bunkers. The wide side plays longer but often provides a better angle to the undulating greens. With the options off the tee, Love is fun to play. There are fake ruins between holes 4 + 6. The main ruins hole (##4) is drivable, but plays longer than it looks. Don't expect to bounce it on, because it is uphill and the fairway slopes to the bunkers.

Bruce (Lonetree, CO)

04/22/2013

Great layout and good condition compared to the Fazio course.

James (Pomfret Center, CT)

04/16/2013

Can't wait to come back! What a course, recommend it highly!

Tony (Martinsville, NJ)

04/12/2013

Good

Dee (Severn, MD)

04/01/2013

Barefoot Landing is always in excellent shape. Fairways and greens were in excellent shape, but the rough was dormant and slick. Stay in the fairway! The bunkers on this course are also strategically placed for your tee shots and are difficult to play out of. Another tough weather day with cold temperatures (mid 40's) and windy (gusts to 30 mph). Hole ##4 has the ruins on it and adds to the experience.

Leroy (Cedarburg, WI)

03/25/2013

Great experience, good value for the cost. We will return.

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