Myrtlewood Golf Club – PineHills Course

”The Pines” course at Myrtlewood was originated in 1966, until it was revamped and redesigned by famous architect Arthur Hills and simply renamed PineHills. After its facelift, PineHills was nominated by Golf Digest in 1994 as “best new resort course.”  One of the best parts of PineHills is its central location.  Located off of 48th Ave. North and Hwy. 17 Bypass, PineHills is right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, thus making it very attractive to most tourists who don't have the desire to travel long distances. Offering the best bang for your buck, the PineHills course at Myrtlewood Golf Club is very reasonably priced for the type of golf course you get in return.

PineHills is very well maintained with its Tiff Dwarf Bermuda greens and fairways and measures 6,600 yards from the back tees. The length of the course makes PineHills great for the ladies while also challenging the men with the strategically placed trees and bunkers.  Holes #7 and #18 truly are great holes and offer up some great risk-reward shots.  #7 stretches all of 365 yards from the back tees but with a slight dogleg right, rough and water lining the left side and bunkers all down the right center this hole makes for a strategic tee shot, if you hit driver you may find yourself in the water that isn't visible from the tee box. #18 is very similar to #7.  The finishing hole at PineHills is a 403 yard par 4 that is also a slight dogleg right. Your tee shot if struck well will clear the bunkers that line the right center of the fairway and the ball should roll down into a gully leaving you a little wedge shot into a water and bunker protected green.

 

Myrtlewood Golf Club – PineHills Course Course Course Reviews

overall reviews
/5 Course Layout
/5 Customer Service
/5 Course Condition
/5 Clubhouse

recent reviews

Mike

Date Played: 11/27/2019
100 0

I’ve played about 80% of courses in the Myrtle Beach/Calabash area and the staff at Myrtlewood was the most friendliest I’ve experienced. The course was in great condition. I would come back just because I was welcomed with very friendly people.

Jim

Date Played: 11/06/2019
100 0

the course is long and it was made even longer by restricting the use of carts to cart paths only. I understand the reasoning behind the rule but I was disappointed that we weren't told about it until we arrived at the first tee

Mike

Date Played: 11/05/2019
100 0

We only played 10 holes because it poured on us. The course was nice though. I was very unhappy bc although I was told we would be able to use rain checks the next day bc they double booked Pine Hills in afternoon and the rangers did not speed the group up in front of us on the Palmetto course we played a 5 hour round and did not get to use our rain check the next day.

Albert

Date Played: 11/03/2019
100 0

enjoyable layout in great shape also

Alexander

Date Played: 10/31/2019
100 0

Really enjoyed the layout and staff, looking forward to playing the Palmetto Course as well

Paul

Date Played: 10/19/2019
100 0

Loved it, excellent

Chris

Date Played: 10/13/2019
100 0

Great course

Elaine

Date Played: 10/07/2019
100 0

Very nice and playable course

CJ

Date Played: 10/03/2019
100 0

Nice place

John

Date Played: 09/29/2019
100 0

Very good

Bruce

Date Played: 09/13/2019
100 0

Nice course the staff was friendly and the service was good.

Monty

Date Played: 09/10/2019
100 0

Course is in great condition, staff was very accommodating. Nice layout and setting--you wouldn't know you're close to downtown Myrtle Beach

Shawn

Date Played: 08/06/2019
100 0

Excellent facility and staff.

Tiffany

Date Played: 07/20/2019
100 0

Beautiful course! Great pro shop. Check in was very smooth. They are very organized and helpful. All of the little touches and the great attitudes of the staff made our experience wonderful.

Pat

Date Played: 06/21/2019
100 0

Very nice course

MICHAEL

Date Played: 06/13/2019
100 0

Great course. Great condition.

Scott

Date Played: 06/13/2019
100 0

Great course. Staff are excellent to work with, very friendly and customer oriented. Greens were kinda slow but rolled very well and were true.

Jim

Date Played: 05/08/2019
100 0

goog

Tim

Date Played: 04/30/2019
100 0

Very nice course. I enjoy playing there.

Robert

Date Played: 04/22/2019
100 0

very nice golf course, good condition,

Andrew

Date Played: 04/17/2019
100 0

Very nice! Played my best game ever!

Donald

Date Played: 04/05/2019
100 0

A very playable layout with great spring conditions. The greens were firm and true, the fairways were generous and in great condition. A great place to play.

Justin

Date Played: 03/06/2019
100 0

This is as good as it gets when it comes to golf in Myrtle Beach. This course was probably in the best shape of any course in all of Myrtle Beach. Beautiful club house with great food and the staff was awesome. I would play here everyday if I could.

Kevin

Date Played: 02/23/2019
100 0

Love this course!

Derek

Date Played: 02/23/2019
100 0

Course layout is a bit confusing for first time players and not as intriguing as pine hills but still a fun course.

Roger

Date Played: 02/16/2019
100 0

Good Course for average golfer

Jim

Date Played: 02/16/2019
100 0

Had a great time playing course.

Rick

Date Played: 01/31/2019
100 0

Great course with just the right amount of difficulty

Melvin

Date Played: 01/19/2019
100 0

Great Course

Joe

Date Played: 11/13/2018
100 0

Come here often. Nice courses reasonable rates.

Seth

Date Played: 03/11/2018
100 0

I play for the high school golf team and i thought that this was an amazing course and the guy who helped us out (Anthony) was an amazing person and really nice and the service there was really nice as was the course was beautiful.

Mike

Date Played: 11/11/2017
100 0

I have played here many times and it's always enjoyable.

Lee

Date Played: 11/11/2017
100 0

One of my favorite Myrtle Beach courses, I could play this course every day and never be disappointed. A minor amount of fungus on a couple of greens can be expected this time of year. All in all an outstanding value and great to play.

Brian

Date Played: 11/04/2017
100 0

Was told that they had just over seeded and could not tell.

Jim

Date Played: 08/10/2016
100 0

Attempted to play this course in the early afternoon. The rate was much higher than any of the other courses in the area, $58.00. But what's worse is the treatment outsiders receive from the staff in the pro shop. Very rude very pompous and obvious they don't want outsiders playing their course. It's to bad because up until a couple years ago my kids and I would sink several hundreds of dollars into playing the course while staying at Myrtle Wood for a couple weeks. Not anymore. After the 2nd year being treated like garbage by the pro shop staff we will no longer spend any money there. There are too many options close by.

Reid

Date Played: 06/23/2016
100 0

Called pro shop for tee time on Palmetto course. Shop said greens 80% heeled after maintenance. Very disappointed after we loaded carts and were sent to Pine Hills course. I tried to politely voice my concern, but was totally ignored. Would have never played Pine Hills with so many other choices for less money and better layout. Greens in horrible condition. Fairways and tee boxes very nice, but greens not even close to 80% heeled.

Timothy

Date Played: 02/03/2016
100 0

The course was wet, so cart path only. The staff were pleasant to deal with which makes for a nice day. It's very wet so it plays long. The greens were a little sluggish but playable. The only thing that was negative was the guy SMOKING in the crowd at the bag drop, I don't think that the staff should allow smoking near the customers.

Eddie

Date Played: 01/02/2016
100 0

I had a tee time booked for 9 a.m. on New Year's Day. The practice range was closed which was understandable and expected. My 9 a.m. tee time was given to a huge group outing on this course. To be flexible and understanding I told the attendant that my party would be happy to move our tee time to the Myrtlewood Palmetto Course. The starter was very nice and explained the rules and restrictions completely. On the third hole, a group of golfers were behind us. The group behind us yelled and were rude to our group as we approached to hit our balls. Mind you that the course was under water and was cart path only, also understandable and great decision by the greens staff. So we let the inconsiderate group play through. On the eight hole on our second shots the ranger told us we needed to keep up with the group on front of us. I even carried my bag on several holes so that we could stay within the pace of play. We were only maybe five minutes slower than we should have been. I told him we let them play through he said he didn't care we needed to keep up with their pace. They were running through the water soaked fairways to get to their balls. It would seem to me that the ranger would know that the play was going to be a little slower than usual because of the course conditions and restriction. The reason I know this is because I work a golf club and know how things work. My group paid $54 each to play. Our decision to do so, is it to much to ask that a ranger know the conditions and restrictions and be a little considerate to guests of the club. The cart we were assigned to was dirty, it had burnt matches and cigar wrappers in the cubbies of the cart. I would not recommend this course or courses to anyone ever. They seem to be just in the business to get the money and have no clue about customer service. If anyone chooses to play at either of these courses, just know not to expect to much from the staff. We left and didn't finish our round of golf.

Bryan

Date Played: 11/18/2014
100 0

Excellent.

Ron

Date Played: 04/17/2014
100 0

Same as above

David

Date Played: 03/14/2014
100 0

Scored the fairways and the greens low on the survey due to the fact the course was extremely wet. Nothing that could be controlled. I walked about 700 miles that day as well due to the entire course being cart path only, again due to excessive rain.

Charles

Date Played: 12/04/2013
100 0

Remarkable

Joe

Date Played: 10/14/2013
100 0

First time playing but enjoyed it enough to definitely come back

John

Date Played: 10/14/2013
100 0

Slow play: 5+ hours. Too many holes with same dog-leg right layouts.

Judy

Date Played: 09/27/2013
100 0

This course was a little harder than we thought it would be but it was a beautiful course, well taken care of and we had a great time.

Eb

Date Played: 08/20/2013
100 0

Myrtlewood does a nice job handling golfing groups such as outs

Seth

Date Played: 08/09/2013
100 0

Played 8-2-13. 7:56 am tee time. Great course and layout. Loved the course and would go back. Challenging but not too hard. Bunkers were not in best shape but rained hard the day before. Greens nice. Fairways in good shape. Fun to play and we got done in 4 hours and 10 minutes and it was packed. Did not get anything in grill but grabbed a beer from cart girl. A couple fun holes. Enjoyed the par 5 on the back where you could cut the dogleg right with drive over tall tree and go for it in 2. Must say it is only course I have played where bag attendants don't unload clubs. Didn't mind it, but found it odd. Maybe because they are so busy. I can't wait to play the Palmetto course on next trip

Lane

Date Played: 07/29/2013
100 0

Great staff, including grill. Course is good condition. Very enjoyable time. Water was a challenge for me (lost 4 balls due to my slice). Thanks for participation in Prime Time.

Joseph

Date Played: 07/01/2013
100 0

The course was in excellent condition.

Scott

Date Played: 05/20/2013
100 0

You have no Marshall I have never taken that long to play a game in my life 5 1/2 hours for 18 hole s that is wrong. You apparently over book your course won't play there again

Dave

Date Played: 04/29/2013
100 0

All around perfect for the course I was their at 7:15 no staff the help with the clubs doing other things.

Randall

Date Played: 04/22/2013
100 0

Outstanding

Edmond

Date Played: 04/12/2013
100 0

I think that the overall experience with your club was awesome. We were treated like members.

Gary

Date Played: 04/11/2013
100 0

Great Staff that was polite, knowledgeable and eager to help make the overall golf experience wonderful. Have visited both courses many times with the top conditions. Would recommend for all levels of playing ability.

Frank

Date Played: 04/01/2013
100 0

Course was well manicured. Maybe the restauranat area could use a facelift ?

Chet

Date Played: 04/01/2013
100 0

Course in good shape, but play too slow.

Paul

Date Played: 02/26/2013
100 0

Overall enjoyable experience

Keith

Date Played: 02/19/2013
100 0

Busy course we only played nine holes because we arrived late after long drive from michigan.

Kenny

Date Played: 01/26/2013
100 0

Second time playing this course and it is one that I would come back and play again.

Walter

Date Played: 01/13/2013
100 0

Have played both Myrtlewood courses and both times the experience was a very good one. I expect I will be back in the near future.

Doug

Date Played: 12/04/2012
100 0

I really like this course, it is always in good shape. Pro shop staff and starters are very good.

Robert

Date Played: 11/11/2012
100 0

Very nice course - will be back!

Douglas

Date Played: 11/04/2012
100 0

Though not a long course, the bunkering and presence of water provided plenty of challenge for my level of play.

Kevin

Date Played: 10/22/2012
100 0

This is our favorite at Myrtlewood. Shorter than Palmetto, we had many more chances at hitting the greens in reg. Just beautiful!

Ben

Date Played: 10/13/2012
100 0

A fun, but challenging course. Well kept, with an excellent staff. They do it right!

David

Date Played: 10/13/2012
100 0

Play moved along. Open airways very forgiving if you didn't hit is straight.

George

Date Played: 10/09/2012
100 0

Greens could be healthier.

John

Date Played: 10/05/2012
100 0

Great course in excellent condition. Lots of bunkers of which I found most. Wide fairways made the course playable for all. My only complaint is the greens were very slow!!!

John

Date Played: 09/26/2012
100 0

I had called and made a starting time at Myrtlewood. When I questioned the price, he referred me back to the online reservation. When I made a reservation through you and called back, he politely canceled the prior reservation I had made. It was a pleasant, no-hassle day.

Thomas

Date Played: 09/07/2012
100 0

The course is short but lots of fun!

Jimmy

Date Played: 09/07/2012
100 0

(Would like to have known prior to play) that if we came with 2 golfers that we would be paired with someone else.

Steve

Date Played: 09/04/2012
100 0

Unfortunately, the course was very wet. Otherwise, it was nice.

Tony

Date Played: 08/31/2012
100 0

Very affordable.

Donald

Date Played: 08/23/2012
100 0

A late add-on course before I left because of the price and proximity to where I was staying. What a pleasant surprise, a lot of really nice holes, I was very impressed with the greens and traps. Didn't play well today but that was my fault. Very nice course,I would recommend it.

Mark

Date Played: 08/22/2012
100 0

Too easy.

Randy

Date Played: 08/14/2012
100 0

Very happy with the course - enjoyed playing there and plan to play in the future.

Bob

Date Played: 08/14/2012
100 0

Had a great time will definitely return and will certainly use Ambassador Golf again.

Aaron

Date Played: 08/14/2012
100 0

The condition of the course was poor.

Donnie

Date Played: 08/12/2012
100 0

I will put this on my favorites lists. Even though it rained me out after the 9th hole. Great course!

Matt

Date Played: 08/11/2012
100 0

Greens were not in great condition. Older course with sand base greens and most of them has been recently aerated. Waited way to long to cut grass on the course ... clumps everywhere. Tee boxes a little rough to other courses in the area. I would rate it a 7 out of 10, mostly because of the price.

Brad

Date Played: 07/28/2012
100 0

Really well laid out course and nicely manicured. Would definitely recommend to others and plan to play again in the future.

Robert

Date Played: 07/19/2012
100 0

Great all around experience. Would recommend to friends.

Ronnie

Date Played: 07/15/2012
100 0

Greens were slow due to verticut and sanding.

Darren

Date Played: 07/07/2012
100 0

Solid, fun course, nothing spectacular but good for what I paid, especially in a resort area. Smooth check-in, round a bit long at about 5 hours.

Harold

Date Played: 07/06/2012
100 0

Nice layout. Enjoyed our round. Staff was very friendly.

Gene

Date Played: 07/03/2012
100 0

I have played golf many times over the years and I have to say this course was one of the best maintained courses I have EVER played. The grounds crew keeps it in BEAUTIFUL shape. I would recommend this course to anyone.

Henry

Date Played: 06/24/2012
100 0

The course was in amazing shape, I can't begin to tell how impressed I was with everything, I will be back.

John

Date Played: 06/22/2012
100 0

Nice course, open fairways, plenty of water and sand traps for the average golfer. Ambassador Golf gave my family a great value for an above average Myrtle Beach golf course. Staff was very professional.

Dennis

Date Played: 06/21/2012
100 0

Friendly and well staffed facility. Greens were fantastic. Fairways and overall golf course layout was excellent. Price was unbeatable. Would play here again.

James

Date Played: 06/21/2012
100 0

Great range, and chipping area to get you ready to start the round. Not a long course, but a great design that makes you think it through. Pars are a good score on most holes, but birdie chances definitely exist. Water and bunkers strategically placed make shaping shots a must. Had a great experience and would definitely come back, just to try the Palmetto Course.

Pete

Date Played: 06/11/2012
100 0

(Liked the) layout.

Brian

Date Played: 06/06/2012
100 0

Great shape and good challenge!

Colton

Date Played: 06/05/2012
100 0

The course was very challenging, tons of sand to play in. It appeared that the greens were recently aerated which made the greens terribly slow and hard, hard to get in the hang of.

Alan

Date Played: 06/04/2012
100 0

Enjoyable round.

Mike

Date Played: 06/02/2012
100 0

Nice course, rate of $42 was competitive, will play there again.

Walter

Date Played: 05/29/2012
100 0

Lucky to get a game in every year before they aerate it. Feels like home. Played it for 42 years. Good enough for a higher handicapper.

Michael

Date Played: 05/28/2012
100 0

(Would like to have had) golf lessons and tips on how to play better.

Douglas

Date Played: 05/22/2012
100 0

Staff was outstanding.

Richard

Date Played: 05/20/2012
100 0

Fairways were in great shape, but very wet due to an excessive amount of rain the two previous days.

Gary

Date Played: 05/20/2012
100 0

Good condition, lots of sand, easy course if you are playing well.

Ron

Date Played: 05/11/2012
100 0

Play was fast for first 9 but got slow with an inexperienced foursome in front of us on back 9. Nice course and a good value for the money. Will play again.

Guy

Date Played: 05/10/2012
100 0

Merveilleux.

Henry

Date Played: 05/01/2012
100 0

Excellent experience all around, as usual. Myrtlewood has always been the most favorite course to play for both my wife and I.

Edward

Date Played: 04/30/2012
100 0

An excruciatingly slow pace of play; round took well over 5 hours. Course was (or so it appeared) putting as many people out as they could whether they had a tee time or not to the detriment of all. On top a that, a truly unremarkable golf course.

Mike

Date Played: 04/28/2012
100 0

Did not know they were double booking tee times which we had to wait for after the first nine played.

Jack

Date Played: 04/24/2012
100 0

Very playable course. Greens in great shape but on the slow side. Many opportunities for penalties with an errant shot. Played in under 4 hours but course not crowded.

Randall

Date Played: 04/22/2012
100 0

OK.

Ian

Date Played: 04/03/2012
100 0

Great course - open, easy to play but some greens which were very tough.

Jack

Date Played: 03/29/2012
100 0

Nice layout, in good shape, not overly difficult. A little upset that Golf Now tee time wouldn't function, and ended up paying an extra 8 bucks to play. Played in a little over 4 hours, which was a refreshing change at this time of year.

Dan

Date Played: 03/01/2012
100 0

Good.

Joseph

Date Played: 02/12/2012
100 0

Course was OK. What made the day was our early arrival and being able to go out early.

Gene

Date Played: 05/11/2011
100 0

Very good.

Thomas

Date Played: 03/20/2011
100 0

Beautiful course. The greens were not extremely complex, but ran very nicely.

Larry

Date Played: 07/19/2010
100 0

Very nice course. good condition. Had an 8:22 tee time. Teed off 15 minutes late. Quit after 15 holes and 4:30 on the course. Was going to be a 5:30 round. Marshall was polite and tried to move people along but did not work.

Gary

Date Played: 06/21/2010
100 0

Nice course.

John

Date Played: 04/21/2010
100 0

Great greens.

Phil

Date Played: 03/31/2010
100 0

We really enjoyed our round. Spend the $3 and get the Yardage Book - it was our first time playing Myrtlewood and it really helped!

Gary

Date Played: 03/30/2010
100 0

Easy to find.

Louis

Date Played: 02/16/2010
100 0

Great but cart path only.

Mary

Date Played: 04/10/2009
100 0

Excellent golf course, we enjoyed it.

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