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Indian Wells Golf Club

Indian Wells Golf Club

Designed by Gene Hamm, Indian Wells received the 2004 Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year award by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association. It was also awarded the Customer Service and Hospitality Award by the Myrtle Beach Golfing News. 1-866-694-2448
100 Woodlake Drive Surfside Beach, SC
Rated 8/5 based on 334 customer reviews 10 0

Designed by Gene Hamm, Indian Wells received the 2004 Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year award by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association.  It was also awarded the Customer Service and Hospitality Award by the Myrtle Beach Golfing News.
The finishing hole is a consistent member of the “Grand Strand’s Dream 18” and is regarded as one of the best and toughest tests along the beach.  Indian Wells is a true test that holds up over time.

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Dennis (Colfax, NC)


Very nice layout. Lots of water but not unfair. Shot placement course not necessarily a big tee ball course. Greens a little slow but not that bad. All staff very friendly and helpful. Lots of birds on the lakes. Played in 3 hours.

Andy (Lancaster , Ohio)


The course was in great condition for this time of year. Great staff, starter, and ranger.

Ken (Maytown, PA)


Well maintained. Challenging water holes and long par 3's. Great day



Went to Indian Wells yesterday. Was never disrespected the way the staff did there. They overbook the course, then they hurry you off. The grounds crew wouldn't even move out of the traps on the par 3 number 8 so we could safely tee off. Luckily the company I booked through is refunding our fees. I will never play this course again. I chose it based off the recommendation of a local associate. Bad news travels fast, and I'll be spreading it for you every chance I get. Of course, the manager there told a different story to the agency. Way to go pissing off two SC businessmen that used your course for a meeting day.

Gary (Englewood,NJ)


Course in goo condition; like the set up.

Stephan (East Rockaway,NY)


Staff was friendly. Course was very wet, poor drainage after rain the day before. No carts not allowed on fairways for the whole round even though started the round at 10am.

Randall (Davison, MI)


The course is in great shape! It was a pleasure to play and we will be back!!



Some tee boxes were iffy -



Cart path only because of heavy rains the night before and this like a lot of MB courses doesn't drain well. That being the case, it was a nice day. The fairways had puddles but still playable. Greens were not fast but in pretty good condition. Restrooms need work. Staff was very friendly and got us out early because the place was empty of golfers. I enjoy the layout, especially the back nine, almost holed my 7 wood on the 186 yard 17th hole.

Tony (Upper Sandusky,OH)


Course was in great condition for January staff was great



great track

William (Elma, NY)


course was in great. challenging holes,



Course is in good shape. Greens putted slow but true. Lot's of water on this course but you can work your way around. Staff is always very friendly.

Pete (Moseley, VA)


Friendly staff all around...great course and greens and overall conditions... had to play it again 2 days later. Have played in Myrtle for 30 years...first time playing at Indian...will play again!

Allan (Kernersville, NC)


Well kept competitive clean playable

Bart (Portsmouth, NH)


the staff was very efficient. the course was in ok shape.

Richard (Norristown, PA)


Staff - Very friendly and knowledgeable..Hole 9 dog to the right 2nd shot over water...I made 3.

Stephen (Scotia, NY)


Very friendly staff, clean/neat clubhouse. Impressed with the condition of the greens.

Paul (Kitchener, ON)


Right amount of risk and reward.



Course is in very good shape 10 days after Hurricane Matthew blew thru. Tee Boxes, Fairways & Greens are nice. Greens are a little slow but putted true. Water on many holes including some forced carries but nothing outrageous. Pace of play was good. 4hrs & 15mins for our foursome.

Dwayne (Lexington, NC)


Very good.

Mark (Boerne, TX)


We played our first nine in about an hour and a half because there were not any groups in front of us. But we were behind a number of groups on the second nine and it took over 2 and a half hours.

William (Hamburg, NY)


Very unique course, well laid out and somewhat difficult but a fair test of golf. Greens were subtle in their breaks but readable. Fairways are wide enough yet lined with trees and water to make your shot placements critical. Course was wet from a soaking rain the day before but very playable nonetheless. A great value for the price!!!!

Patti (Franklinton, NC)


Great greens.

Greg (Fishers, IN)


Staff was friendly other than maintenance worker who was mowing. Overall great experience, played 2x in week we were in town.

Anthony (Hopewell, VA)


Beautiful course, very well maintained especially in light of the recent tropical storm that had dumped a ton of rain just a couple of days before.

Scott (Cambridge, ON)


Ratings on course conditions...I understand it is summer and you have to protect the course from heat, so I was not disappointed. With so much water I wish I had brought my gps...several shots I thought were great turned out not to be so. I did not like that I could not drop my clubs at my car on the cart after the round. I thought the course was a fair test, my son who is 12 and new to the game played with me and he could navigate around the hazards...most of the tees were ok for him with one exception where we had to move him to the other side to tee off. The range interferes with the 18th hole...we lost a ball because so many range balls were on the hole it would have taken forever to find ours. Overall a good experience.

Pat (Sicklerville, NJ)


Service was great. Greens were horrible, very long

William (Southampton, MA)


Nice layout

Delton (Spartanburg, SC)


Challenging course. Requires some precision and accurate shot making. The staff was very friendly. The course was in great shape overall.

Robert (King's Park, NY)


Good course.

Terry (Crescent, PA)


Courses layout good with harder holes to start....water hazards make for interesting round!!!!

Richard (Saratoga Springs, NY)


Staff was great.

Charles (Orange Park, FL)


Nice track, great customer service, good follow up by staff.

Andy (Marietta, GA)


A course you must manage in terms of shots to location, verses simply hitting long.

Pat (Myrtle Beach, SC)


Staff was very friendly and service oriented but the course needs work especially the greens.

James (Summerville, SC)


Greens were not in good shape. Food was good and staff was friendly.

Gary (Murrells Inlet, SC)


Greens were bad.

Thomas (Selkirk, NY)


Nice layout, fast greens, I will be back, loved playing there

Jon (Pampa, TX)


We enjoyed this course very well, set up nicely, but had some challenges. it was a busy day however and as we were playing in a foursome, we noticed some two and threesomes pushing us.

Steve (Worcester, MA)


All holes were all good. You play there again. Very pleased

Paul (Chester, VA)


I would have liked to know the greens had been aerated recently. The starter was very friendly.

Donald (Norwich, NY)


The people were great, not rushed and very relaxed. Comfortable and very well maintained.

Michael (Andrews, NC)


First 3 holes are a little hard with all the water but will know next time.

Hugh (Saline, MI)


Staff were excellent

Frank (Jerseyville, ON)


Generally a nice layout.

Scott (Surfside Beach, SC)



Ann (Newmarket, ON)


Great course for ladies, very friendly, THANK YOU. Greens/fairways were great the best we played in Myrtle Beach during our stay. Would recommend it.

Graham (Raleigh, NC)


Very well maintained, very clean.

Robert (Syracuse, NY)


Hole layout signs on the tees would be very helpful as scorecard layouts just too small.

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Indian Wells Golf Club Articles

Indian Wells Remains on Short List of “Must Play” Tracks in Myrtle Beach

Meredith visits with Steve Shaffer Head Golf Professional at Indian Wells Golf Club. Steve explains how this Gene Hamm design continues to draw newcomers and regulars year after year and offers one of the most consistent experiences on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Winter Golf Not Only Exists, But Thrives, in Myrtle Beach

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Up north, maybe. Down here in Golf Capital, U.S.A., we can’t be bothered with such environmental concerns. In South Carolina’s Grand Strand - a section of 60-plus miles of beaches and 90 or so golf courses - the links are still welcoming despite the season. - Read More

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Meredith catches up with Casey Cook, Director of Retail for Founders Group International. Casey showcases some of the fun new merchandise items that you will find throughout the golf shops in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Kid-Friendly Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

South Carolina’s Grand Strand has crafted itself into a dual golfing identity - one where adults have their fun and another where parents can bring the kids and still enjoy every minute of the vacation. This will help those who want to achieve the latter. - Read More

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As you start preparing for the seasons to turn and getting a steady diet of links time, here are some pretty important reasons to get to Myrtle Beach in April, something so many others have already made a part of their annual routine. - Read More

Shake Off the Winter Blues and Save by Booking Golf in January

Most of the country is deep into the chill of winter. What's the best way for snow-bound and ice-weary golfers to shake off the bad weather, winter blues? Think spring — and start planning a spring golf trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Book during January and your spring golf rounds in America's Seaside Golf Capital will cost you less. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Indian Wells Golf Club

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Golf writer Ian Guerin paid a recent visit to this popular Murrells Inlet track, and found success by leaving the big dog in the bag during his enjoyable round. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Interviews Indian Wells Head Pro Joe Dipre

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” on CBS Sports Radio’s Myrtle Beach affiliate WSEA-FM, recently visited Indian Wells Golf Club in Murrells Inlet, S.C. His interview with Indian Wells’ head golf professional, Joe Dipre, discussed the golf course as well as Dipre’s background as a college football player at the University of Pittsburgh. - Read More