Prestwick Country Club
Prestwick Country Club is one of the most unique courses in Myrtle Beach, presenting natural hazards like whispering creeks and small lakes. Surrounding the entire course are dense pine forests and man-made knolls that give the added challenge to reach these deep bulkhead greens in regulation. Prestwick has been a prestigious course that does not go without being recognized – including “5 Best Kept Secret Courses in America” by Golf Digest (2004) and 4.5 stars in Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” guide (2006), and the SC Golf Rating Panel’s designation as among the “30 Best Courses You Play” (2004).
No. 14 at Prestwick has been ranked in the top 18 on the Beach. This 409-yard par 4 proves to be extremely difficult with a water hazard in play and a very undulating landing area on the tee shot. The approach shot must be from the fairway to have a chance at the green with uphill slope that will require an extra club. The other featured hole is the par-5 No. 9, playing at 486-yards; golfers must favor the right side of the fairway while avoiding an errant shot into deep bunkers that surround the right side of the green.
Prestwick Country Club Course Course Reviews
DanDate Played: 05/05/2022
challenging but fun and the greens rolled great. Outstanding staff
TonyDate Played: 03/01/2022
Put this course on your list and keep it very close to the top! What a incredible experience. While this course may not be too friendly for a beginner, intermediate golfer will have a fantastic experience. The front part of the course has some of the most challenging holes I have ever played. The back is equally beautiful but slightly less challenging. There were several holes on the front that I sincerely felt I was out of my league on. Incredibly large greens, elevated greens with severe penalties for missing, and tabletop putting just made it difficult but extremely challenging and fun. I would absolutely never guess this course again when traveling down to play. They have at all!
EthanDate Played: 01/24/2022
Challenging but alot of fun to play. very friendly staff and accommodating. We try to play Prestwick every year we visit.
ChrisDate Played: 12/06/2021
great conditions and service
DarrenDate Played: 11/03/2021
Our groups favorite course, saved it until the last day of our trip. Never disappoints
SteveDate Played: 10/03/2021
Great and challenging course well maintained with great staff all around. Will play again with some course knowledge.
MichaelDate Played: 09/22/2021
Afternoon round, course is fantastic--challenging but manageable. Nice people
RickDate Played: 09/06/2021
Awesome place--very friendly staff. Loved the course
GregDate Played: 08/09/2021
Excellent as always. We play here every time we visit Myrtle Beach. Convenient location too
DonaldDate Played: 07/26/2021
Excellent course-- great day
DarrenDate Played: 07/01/2021
excellent conditions, tough layout so important to choose the correct set of tees. staff was very friendly, our group will definitely play here again
RayDate Played: 06/21/2021
Beautiful layout that is in great shape. Love the 9th hole
HenryDate Played: 06/21/2021
Excellent course. Great challenge. A little slow as they teed both sides. But course was in great condition except for a few tee boxes and some traps.
WilliamDate Played: 06/11/2021
Course in outstanding condition, greens rolled great fairways were fantastic. Love playing this Dye design it's tough but fair. One of my favorites in Myrtle Beach. Very friendly staff. Our group played in exactly 4 hours, fun day
BillDate Played: 05/23/2021
Excellent conditions. Best greens I have played in Myrtle Beach this year. Very true.
JUSTINDate Played: 05/20/2021
Incredible made the list of playing when I come back. Course was in great shape. Best greens in Myrtle Beach.
RobDate Played: 04/29/2021
Nice layout, some of the shine of this terrific Pete Dye course are muted by maintenance practices. The personnel I encountered during my trip were very pleasant.
DerrickDate Played: 04/18/2021
Fantastic course. Challenging mix of holes. Might be my favorite course in MB.
BrianDate Played: 04/10/2021
Great course and conditions. Great greens
KyleDate Played: 04/04/2021
Great Course - Great Greens!
BradleyDate Played: 03/29/2021
It was very wet, and still being watered. Condition was just ok. Enjoyed the staff and playing company. 3.5 out of 5.
JeffDate Played: 03/21/2021
ThomasDate Played: 03/04/2021
Tough but fair design , one of my new favorites in Myrtle Beach
RyanDate Played: 01/20/2021
Greens are quick, loved the course
SteveDate Played: 12/15/2020
Greens really quick, course in nice shape. Challenging course, always love to play Dye designed golf courses.
BobDate Played: 11/22/2020
In great shape, very quick greens!
RichardDate Played: 11/04/2020
Have played a few times, one of our groups favorites in Myrtle. Tough but fair design, in good shape
WayneDate Played: 10/08/2020
Tough...but one of my favorite designs in Myrtle Beach. nice day, course in good shape
JoshDate Played: 09/08/2020
Tough but fair design. Course in great shape, will play again
WilliamDate Played: 08/14/2020
Course in great shape, very friendly staff. Challenging off the tee and around the greens. A fantastic design!
RobertDate Played: 06/14/2020
Outstanding course, fun to play with many challenges.
BradDate Played: 05/30/2020
Nice people, great course, superb conditions!
BobDate Played: 05/07/2020
For a residential course it’s a good golf course, always enjoyable.
WilliamDate Played: 05/06/2020
Course in great shape, always love playing here--nice people
JamesDate Played: 04/29/2020
Course in great shape, always enjoy playing here challenging but fun layout
HowardDate Played: 04/03/2020
Greens rolled really good, one of my favorite layouts in Myrtle Beach
JosephDate Played: 02/04/2020
Very nice golf course. Beautiful views also.
HankDate Played: 12/09/2019
Great design, bring your A game---had fun, nice people
MichaelDate Played: 11/29/2019
Great service from start to finish. Every person involved treated us fantastic. Great course with fast greens. Definitely on the list to play again.
WilliamDate Played: 11/25/2019
One of our favorites, in really good shape, nice folks--welcoming
JosephDate Played: 11/12/2019
Had read about Prestwick on the Professionals Top 20 survey so decided to play--great design and very friendly people there. Make sure to play the correct set of tees, will be back!
KentDate Played: 10/24/2019
Very unique. Challenging. Greens excellent. Fairways soggy even though it hadn’t rained for days
BarryDate Played: 10/22/2019
Good course. Challenging course when breezy and greens in great shape
RickDate Played: 09/18/2019
Outstanding course and great staff. Appreciated their attention to the staging of groups on the course to eliminate waiting.
WilliamDate Played: 09/11/2019
Always enjoy playing here, great layout--bring your short game, true test around the greens!
DavidDate Played: 08/31/2019
Very impressed with the quality of the course, the design and the people. The course is playable for all - tough but fair, and not too tricky (as other Dye courses can be). The people all were were happy and friendly, and were focused on enabling a fun and easy outing - something forgotten at some other courses on The Strand.
KyleDate Played: 08/29/2019
Challenging course with the best greens I’ve played on in myrtle beach
JeremyDate Played: 07/12/2019
This golf course is a hidden gem. This has to be one of my favorite courses in and around Myrtle Beach. Each hole is different and some are just beautiful.
NicholasDate Played: 07/09/2019
Challenging greens, great course!
TimothieDate Played: 06/26/2019
Challenging course. Narrow fairways and fast greens, but fun and interesting layout
BartDate Played: 06/26/2019
WesDate Played: 06/17/2019
Amazing course. Was in great shape. Tough course, but offered scoring chances as well. Fairways were tight and greens rolled a 13. Would play again any day.
GEORGEDate Played: 05/22/2019
every course was a 10, as well as the clubhouses and the customer service that helped me book these courses
FrankDate Played: 05/10/2019
ChrisDate Played: 04/05/2019
Friendly staff, beautiful course with great greens and excellent pace of play.
ChrisDate Played: 03/29/2019
Great course beautiful landscaping and a fun layout. The complimentary clam chowder hit the spot on a cool day.
JamesDate Played: 03/29/2019
Great shape. Excellent staff
TerryDate Played: 03/12/2019
Beautiful course . Would come back to play again .
DennisDate Played: 01/16/2019
Very nice track. Not too punishing, a very enjoyable play
MattDate Played: 12/30/2018
BrianDate Played: 08/18/2018
Great staff and nice course. Greens were in great shape and rolled very nice. Tough course but fun to play.
SamuelDate Played: 08/11/2018
Well manicured and challenging golf course. Friendly and outstanding staff, from servers, cart personnel, to pro shop.
DavidDate Played: 08/06/2018
Best finishing hole I have ever played put up a monster number today but course was absolutely amazing.
MarkDate Played: 07/30/2018
Great staff and course well taken care of! Will play there again and would recommend.
JohnDate Played: 07/19/2018
Great Course! I am 84 years old, Shot almost one-and-a-half times my age and had a lot of fun doing it! 121. Will look forward to playing again on my next trip to MB.
JohnDate Played: 07/18/2018
9th and 18th holes are classic
JamesDate Played: 07/16/2018
As always, best greens around !
MikeDate Played: 07/07/2018
Course was in great shape, staff was knowledgeable and courteous, challenging layout will make sure you get your money's worth!
MarkDate Played: 06/12/2018
Nice course. Challenging but plenty of tees to choose from for any level player. Will play here again. Staff was friendly and helpful. Got rained out after nine and got rain check for other nine. Honored it the next day without question.
JasonDate Played: 04/07/2018
Best conditioned course we played this week
MarcoDate Played: 03/27/2018
Course is in superb shape, pace was excellent, enjoy and Will play it again in the fall
JohnDate Played: 03/16/2018
Great staff, great layout
JayDate Played: 11/16/2017
Greens are fun but difficult. Danger lurks just off many greens. Almost like island greens without the water and in some cases with water. Nice cousre
LenDate Played: 11/12/2017
The greens are fantastic.
BrianDate Played: 10/29/2017
One of my favorite courses right in MB between the 2 rte 17's. close to airport (10min) for arrival day round or getaway day round. $85 for round. unfortunately this day we played in some early morning rain, on top of the fact that 5 days prior they had significant rain so course was saturated and cart path only. really like the layout and great greens. rain had big impact on some of fairways to the point of some spots lacking grass. unusual for this place so chalk it up to recent weather as this is pretty flat course. played here about 3 times in past and conditions always fantastic so chalking it up to aberration of the weather.
RobertDate Played: 03/26/2017
I have played this course many times and I never tire of playing it. Greens are the best and very quick. Conditions are superb. Make sure you play the tees that match you game or you will be frustrated. Staff makes you feel very welcome. If you haven't played this course give it a shot. You won't be dissapointed.
TimothyDate Played: 03/12/2017
There isn't a nicer course in Myrtle Beach. There are only a couple of easy holes on the course. You have to bring your A game and pay attention every shot. It's in great condition, as usual.
ScottDate Played: 03/01/2017
Great layout! Every hole brings a new challenge. Fairways and greens are perfect. Slick surfaces make for great putting on undulating greens with a true roll. Staff is friendly and top notch! Will be back for sure!
MaggieDate Played: 02/11/2017
Very nice course. In excellent condition. The greens were exceptionally fast in the wind. They had two sets of tees for the ladies which is nice and unusual. Thought the course was challenging, after all it is a Dye course, yet fair for ladies.
DannyDate Played: 02/08/2017
This course is a must play when in the Myrtle Beach area. This course is in phenomenal shape for February. The staff is extremly friendly and courteous and answered any questions my group had. Greens are extremely fast and makes your incoming shot very important. This course will be on our list when back in the area,
LeeDate Played: 02/04/2017
The course was in excellent condition and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The course is laid out very well with no parallel fairways. The first nine is tree lined while the back nine is more links style. The greens were fast, but putted true. It is a good test of your golf game. I would recommend that you move up a tee box from where your normally play because the course tends to play long.
KatieDate Played: 01/28/2017
Golf course was in great shape and me and my sister really enjoyed playing there
LanceDate Played: 01/24/2017
Beautiful layout, with phenomenal greens! Challenging, but fair. Very enjoyable outing.
MikeyDate Played: 01/18/2017
A very enjoyable course, atmosphere, and staff! I'm looking forward to playing Prestwick in the near future. It was fun playing a course that was very well maintained, with outstanding greens, and an overall happy environment.
JamesDate Played: 01/18/2017
Very fun and challenging course-the starter talked me into moving up a set of tees which was a great idea as I really enjoyed my round. the course was in great shape-fast greens
JasonDate Played: 01/18/2017
Challenging course that makes you hit all the shots! Greens are the best I've played at the beach. Staff was very helpful and friendly with exceptional service. It was a busy day and we played in less than 4 hours!I will definitely be back!!
BeausoleillouiseDate Played: 11/30/2016
Course in great shape. Greens are really fast...good to know. More challenging because of that. Keep that in mind when the flag is on the back of the greens...you won't stay....
SteveDate Played: 09/10/2016
A very demanding course. Great shape. The greens the best I've encountered down here. The course can humble you. Right when you think your playing some pretty good golf it says stop you're not THAT good.
JimDate Played: 06/11/2016
PatDate Played: 02/29/2016
Golf course itself was in good but not great condition. Greens were nice and fast even though spraypainted. Tee boxes were in ok shape and fairways were in good shape. Still one of the better layouts we played and at the end of the day the greens, tee boxes and fairways were consistent. Staff great as well as very friendly.
MichaelDate Played: 10/22/2015
Course was in great shape. Greens are very challenging and good shots are certainly rewarded. Would recommend this for golfers of all levels.
AllanDate Played: 07/02/2015
A gem. A mix of straightforward and challenging. Greens were excellent. #2, #9, #17 and #18 were a blast to play. The rest of the course didn't let up either. I would definitely come back and play again. Pete Dye's railroad ties are in full force. Memorable.
WilliamDate Played: 06/18/2015
We showed up a half an hour early and they made us wait for our tee time even though there wasn't anyone in front of us. Other than that, the course was in great condition.
CarolynDate Played: 03/22/2015
Contour tough to putt, would have been better except for sand and rough grass on greens. Pretty course when the grass comes in.
TimothyDate Played: 03/03/2015
We played this course in early January and the greens were painted and fast but nothing like yesterday. I'm not sure if they rolled them or what they did but they are almost unplayable because they are so firm and fast. Three times my putts rolled off the green because of the speed on downhill putts. After the rains, cart path only, you couldn't run a chip on because the area around the greens were wet and soft and if you chip on, the ball rolls forever. Really difficult to play. The course itself is a favorite of mine with a great layout and test of golf. The staff is excellent and friendly for a semi-private facility. I will return but not this year.
HaroldDate Played: 12/21/2014
Great course. Staff excellent.
DonDate Played: 11/21/2014
ThomasDate Played: 11/20/2014
Perfect course!! We'll be back.
MikeDate Played: 10/22/2014
KevinDate Played: 06/02/2014
Everyting was great.
JasonDate Played: 06/02/2014
NormanDate Played: 03/12/2014
Challenging Pete Dye layout.
StevenDate Played: 12/23/2013
Great course in excellent condition. Very attentive and friendly staff. Didn't play my best, but thoroughly enjoyed this course. Will definitely play it again!
ElizabethDate Played: 10/03/2013
DennisDate Played: 07/29/2013
Everything was in great condition and everyone was friendly and helpful. Recommend getting a yardage card so you can more easily see location of bunkers and hazards. Some bunkers and waste areas are difficult to get out of (physically).
MichaelDate Played: 07/23/2013
Course was in excellent shape. The fast greens made this a challenging course
LawrenceDate Played: 03/25/2013
Very disappointing. Have played in past years at same time of year and course always in great conditions. This year greens were bare and only treated with something to make them green. Like hitting onto asphalt and impossible to hold shots on greens. Fairways also very patchy with brown spots everywhere. To pay $110 for round here was outrageous. Staff also not very accommodating.
ChrisDate Played: 03/25/2013
Just played the course last week and where do I start?The course had a freeze delay which delayed our tee time by 20-25minutes which was ok however the starter failed to tell us we needed to be done with back 9 by 12:20 as they had now loaded up afternoon tee times.We finished on time but were told to go to the tee.I had not eaten or gone to the bathroom.I did get a boxed lunch and go to bathroom however upon getting to the tee there were 4 foursomes waiting for us I did not tee off but choose to eat along with my partner while my playing partners played the hole out.This did help us as we gained a good time gap between us and the groups behind us BUT I didnt play that first hole.The other BIG issue was the greens or lack of greens they were painted sand.I played here 2 years ago and loved the course after this time not sure if I will come back.
PatrickDate Played: 03/18/2013
Excellent lay out of holes. enjoyable day
TimothyDate Played: 02/12/2013
Prestwick is always on the list to play. We played on 2/9/13 and had a great time. The greens have been painted but they still putt true. They have a solid sand base which helps to check up coming into the greens. Fairways were okay and tees were good. I will look forward to playing again if I get a chance. They have a number of tees to choose from so pick the right one according to the scorecard and you'll find the course a fair test of golf. The staff was excellent and got us out a little early because the course was not full. Thanks.
GaryDate Played: 10/18/2012
Again, loved the layout and look of the course. It was in great condition, with fast bent grass greens! People were great there, course was not crowded when we played, which made the round even go better!
Mr.Date Played: 09/29/2012
Played just after their re-opening. New greens were excellent and rolled great. Changes they made on 2, 4, 5, and 17 were great. Still rough around the edges with weeds still present sporadically about. Overall it it was in great shape and played like the bear it's been known to be. Changes to the main level of the clubhouse were impressive as well.
DennisDate Played: 05/24/2012
Staff was excellent. Course in fine shape. Use most of the clubs in your bag. Need to hit it straight. Pace of play was extremely SLOW! pro shop not very well stocked. Some very good holes.
BarryDate Played: 05/02/2012
JimmyDate Played: 01/19/2012
Would not go back.
TimothyDate Played: 01/06/2012
This a very good course and in very good condition for January. The greens are cut a little high but are still in great shape.
KevinDate Played: 11/10/2011
I wish I would have known the greens were overseeded before I booked my golf trip.
EdgarDate Played: 11/05/2011
Loved the course! Will come back again. Make sure you play the correct tees. Scenic layout. Played on 11/1/11 and greens were coming back nicely. Quick. Fairways were excellent.
DrewDate Played: 11/03/2011
Played early morning on 10/28/11. We were putting our shoes on and there were explosions going off. Even the bag person didn't know what it was. He drove off in a cart and came back and said it was mole control? No one knew about this? They had also done top dressing to the greens and the sand was soaking wet from the dew. It made it very unpleasant.
DavidDate Played: 05/21/2011
Outstanding course; not a course for the medium to high handicap.
BruceDate Played: 03/06/2011
First time playing here. I will go back.
TimothyDate Played: 01/19/2011
Played on 1/18/11 and enjoyed it very much. The weather was a little difficult but the course was in very good shape. The staff was excellent, and we will return.
EricDate Played: 10/11/2010
It was cart path only which made it difficult. It probably did not need to be cart path only.
GlennDate Played: 09/21/2010
Well worth the Moola to play this course ... good value.
StevenDate Played: 09/18/2010
Course was in great shape and love the 9th and 18th holes. Staff was very friendly and overall experience was exceptional.
HoraceDate Played: 09/13/2010
Very nice course and well maintained. Overall the nicest course we played.
AlexDate Played: 07/28/2010
The course was in great shape. It is the typical Dye design with huge mounds and tiny bunkers scattered around the greens. This was an enjoyable course that will definitely be on the return list.
MarkDate Played: 07/05/2010
I played Prestwick on the 4th of July 2010, and this was my 1st time at this course. I have to say that I was very impressed. The bermuda greens were faster than expected and in great shape. The fairways were also in great shape. The staff did a great job as well. This is a great course for the money. I'll be back on my next trip down.Thanks.
DavidDate Played: 05/08/2010
Very enjoyable course, we've played it before and probably will again sometime.
TomDate Played: 03/19/2010
course was in bad shape... would like to know condtion of course prior to booking but that is hard to do.. you have had bad weather this year although the weather was good for our visit
LindaDate Played: 11/18/2009
We only played 9 holes, due to rain. Received a rain check for our next visit.
BillDate Played: 11/04/2009
MarkDate Played: 08/31/2009
One of the best courses on the strand- Challenging and tough, but beautiful: After reading previous reviews kind of apprehensive about playing, but early problems with greens are fixed and they are rolling great. Can't waitto play again in January- Restaurant has greatfood and service- Overall great experience. Don't usually write reviews, but this one neededto be written-
CharlesDate Played: 06/29/2009
I have been playing golf for 50 years; played all over the USA and have never experienced greens as bad as these. They have totally lost the greens. This course WAS a great layout, but, I'm guessing, the economy is preventing them from keeping up the required maintenance.
ScottDate Played: 05/04/2009
Good round for first time out this year. Pretty nice course.
GregDate Played: 04/10/2009
The layout is great. The course was in poor condition and no way justified fees of $92.00
LawrenceDate Played: 03/13/2009
Worst conditions of the four courses we played. Some greens were atrocious. I played here numerous times in the winter and the conditions were better then. They should be embarrassed.
JohnDate Played: 03/12/2009
Pro Shop was aloof and short. Maybe having a bad morning. Back nine was a much different layout than the front. Felt it was a little disjointed. Overall, still a fine track.