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Wachesaw East

Wachesaw East

Home to four nationally televised LPGA events, Wachesaw Plantation East Golf Club has captured numerous awards and accolades since its opening in 1996. On a local level in 2007, Wachesaw East was named Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association. Golf Digest ranked Wachesw East 26th in its “Top 50 Courses in Myrtle Beach” listing, and South Carolina Magazine included Wachesaw East in its listing of “Top 30 Best You Can Play” in South Carolina. National acclaim came from the likes of the 1998 Golf Digest Service Ace Award, which ranked Wachesaw East #13 in the USA for Customer Service, and Golf For Women Magazine’s “Top 100 Fairways” honor. 1-866-694-2448 $$
911 Riverwood Drive Murrells Inlet, SC
Rated 8/5 based on 618 customer reviews 10 0
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Home to four nationally televised LPGA events, Wachesaw Plantation East Golf Club has captured numerous awards and accolades since its opening in 1996.  On a local level in 2007, Wachesaw East was named Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association. Golf Digest ranked Wachesw East 26th in its “Top 50 Courses in Myrtle Beach” listing, and South Carolina Magazine included Wachesaw East in its listing of “Top 30 Best You Can Play” in South Carolina. National acclaim came from the likes of the 1998 Golf Digest Service Ace Award, which ranked Wachesaw East #13 in the USA for Customer Service, and Golf For Women Magazine’s “Top 100 Fairways” honor.

Architect Clyde Johnston chose to give players a challenging finish with Wachesaw Plantation East’s final two holes.  Its signature hole, the par-5 17th,  is a fantastic risk/reward hole giving the golfer numerous shot options.  It boasts a double fairway to assist errant tee shots, and also offers multiple second-shot options.  Your safest bet will be laying up and hitting a wedge over the stream ensuring you get past the false front on this green.  Hole #18, named after the golf course architect Johnson, is a long uphill par 4 offering a generous landing area for tee shots.  The hole gets more difficult with the lake in view and surrounding bunkers, but typically more visually intimidating than it looks.  Keep right to play it safe and give yourself a chance at par.

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Christopher (Marriottsville, MD)

05/20/2018

I was warned by one of your package operators at PGA Superstore, that many of the Southern courses had experienced (a Winter rot) of sorts. This was true here with many greens having deteriorated surfaces, which made playing towards the hole sometimes impossible. Because of split tees we were unable to begin our second 9 (because, horror of horrors) we play too fast.

Tina (Williamsburg, VA)

05/15/2018

I made five pars so I was happy. My husband lost 8 balls because he couldn’t hit straight down the narrow fairways. Guess who won?

Doug (Huntington, WV)

04/02/2018

Number 18 is good finishing hole. Number 17 fairway is very tight for holding second shot—need to make golfers more aware of it.

Paul (Chester, VA)

03/22/2018

The green were fast but rolled true

Big (Myrtle Beach, SC)

04/12/2017

I hadn't played this course in years. Decided to try it again. I like the layout, and I found the course to be pretty good shape. Not sure if fairways had been cut so they were a bit slow, not much roll. Sandtraps could use a bit more sand and needed to be raked. Also, the greens putted well, but they had been topdressed and had lots of sand. I would play here again, but from past experience, I would not play this course if there had been lots of rain in the area since it can be a "wet" course.

Mike (Oneida,NY)

03/15/2017

Glad to see that this course is back in good shape after the flood damage last year. The staff was great as well. Greens were great, This is a nice layout which does require accuracy off the tees. We will definitely be back.

J

02/18/2017

From the bag drop to the 18 th green a super day! Course was in Great shape. Impressed with how friendly and professional the staff was. Looking forward to a return round soon!

Reid,

09/13/2016

Course in good shape. Staff has done a great job in getting the course back in shape

Reid,

09/13/2016

The course is in good condition and improving each week. The staff has done a great job in getting the course back in shape.

Beausoleillouise,

05/03/2016

We played that course many times. It was sure value until yesterday. The majority of the greens are in really bad condition. Because of it they gave us a round free witch is fair. I would suggest not to play this course right now. Wait for the habitual course conditions.It's usually a very Nice course.

Ron,

04/01/2016

This course is typically in descent shape and a nice layout. However,at present the greens are in very bad condition and in my opinion the course shouldn't even be open until they get this current problem fixed. At very least they should be notifying patrons of the problem when they call in & they should be charging them a reduced rate. I fully realize what a financial burden this might cause but it is totally unfair to pass that burden on to unsuspecting golfers.

LY,

03/21/2016

This is normally a nice course BUT until the greens are back in shape, it is a bit discouraging. The majority of greens are like putting on cardboard. We understand that the weather has been an issue but that should be told or the customer before the tee time is made.

Timothy,

02/09/2016

I like the layout of the course and the staff is friendly but that's about the only good thing that can be said at this point in time. TOO MUCH RAIN and not enough drainage. Carts on path on some holes and should have had the carts on paths on every hole. The fairways are thin and about 1/3 of the greens have NO grass. They are painted and almost unplayable. I would go anywhere before I go back to Wachesaw because putting is a big part of the game. Sorry that I have to give them a bad review but I would avoid this course until the greens recover.

Chris,

09/11/2015

An absolutely beautiful course with an outstanding staff. Fairways are in excellent condition and greens are like velvet. A challenging yet very rewarding course that everyone should play at least once if not multiple times. The grill is excellent for a 19th hole as well. Very good fare with great drink prices! I give it two thumbs up and five stars!

Brent,

08/04/2015

First time to play the course and really no map on the scorecard, so a couple holes had water dangers that I was not aware of. Overall very playable course. Course was in good shape.

Stephen (Murrells Inlet, SC)

08/02/2015

Greens were in good shape. Fairways are decent. Course is relatively tight and tough. Plan on coming back.

Bruce (Salisbury, NC)

07/23/2015

The course was in great condition. Will come back and play again.

Jim (Slidell, LA)

06/24/2015

Average golfer friendly, always in great condition.

James (Columbia, SC)

05/06/2015

Staff was good, but just seemed to be going through the motions, nothing above average. Course is tighter than most others in the area. Greens are nice and fairly flat.

Steven (Foxfire Village, NC)

04/30/2015

Excellent staff. Friendly, courteous and helpful.

Ken,

04/30/2015

Treated well by everyone. Course in good shape for the season.

Louis,

03/22/2015

Played with a foursome. Each of stated the greens were in avg. to above avg because of a lot of the greens had spots of sparse grass along the perimeter and other areas. The dabs of patchy grass on the greens did not seem to interfere with the roll of the golf ball. Overall-We all enjoyed every aspect of the course and will most definitely return to play again.

Bradly (Manor, PA)

03/11/2015

Great course and staff. Highly recommend! Greens were in great shape for March. More fairway grass than other 3 courses played this week.

Jim (Greenville, NC)

11/13/2014

Excellent.

Brad (Chocowinity, NC)

11/13/2014

Challenging ...course layout ...variety of terrain.

Linda (Knoxville, TN)

11/13/2014

Better than average.

Doyle (Murrells Inlet, SC)

10/30/2014

I'm a local who lives in the area. First time playing the course and everything was great. Only draw back was the ranger was never seen so the group in front was extremely slow and took multiple tee shots.

Sharon (Orilla, ON)

10/24/2014

The scenery is beautiful.

Anthony (Murrells Inlet, SC)

10/19/2014

I am a local, with membership at Indian Wells. With my brother-in-law from out of state, played your course this week. We found the course in excellent shape (comp to the Super.) the personnel made us feel like we were members. I can't say enough about your operation at Wachesaw East. My brother-in-law is going home, very impressed with the whole experience. Thank You.

Derek (Washington Court House, OH)

10/14/2014

Excellent.

Janet (Orlando, FL)

10/11/2014

Some of the fairways are very narrow in spots especially for golfers who are long off the tee. The greens are very large,fast and in excellent condition.

Michael (Mount Vernon, NY)

09/26/2014

The course was in good condition.

Donald (Ocala, FL)

09/17/2014

Fairways plugged after the rain.

James (Columbus, OH)

09/15/2014

Everyone was very nice and helpful. Always have a good time at this course. Would recommend to everyone; very player-friendly.

Robert (Dayton, OH)

08/20/2014

Course personnel were great. I had made a tee time online for the wrong day, but they figured it out and fixed it quickly. Much appreciated!

Jim,

08/08/2014

We arrived 30 minutes early for our t time and were greeted by very friendly staff at the bag drop.. We went to check in but were told the computer t sheet is down so we cannot sign in come back in 15 minutes That was not a good greeting. We went to putt on the practice green which was large in great condition and very indicitive of the green speeds we saw on most holes. We got to t off 8 minutes prior to scheduled and flew through the round in less than 4 hours. We did not have to wait on any hole any shot. The fairways were very wet, every t shot in the fairway plugged. Guess thats expected with all the recent rain. T boxes were in good shape but chewed up a bit by golfers who did not fix their mishits. For the most part greens were in good shape in general but a couple were still rough from what appeared to be recent ariation. We never saw a ranger on the course although we flew through. But would have liked to see a beverage cart at least once. We did not use the grill. All in all a real good experince would love to play again when conditions are dryer.

Richard (Irmo, SC)

08/04/2014

We enjoy playing this course very much. The staff is always helpful and the course is always in good condition.

Harrison,

07/24/2014

Played at Wachesaw East with 3 friends. We had a fun day and enjoyed ourselves. Clubhouse and bar/grill have been remodeled and are very nice. Bag drop guys and Clubhouse staff are friendly and helpful. There is a great practice range area and practice putting area - convenient to use prior to playing. Course is a nice layout - greens and fairways are in great shape. We had lunch in bar/grill after our round - really good food and drinks at reasonable prices. We had a great day and really enjoyed ourselves

George (Charlotte, NC)

06/10/2014

Did not see ranger until 8th green. He did not stop to offer to get our twosome through the foursome in front. Lucky the foursome's pace of play was very good.

James (Oshawa, ON)

06/05/2014

Need GPS on carts

John (Stanardsville, VA)

06/05/2014

Nothing unique - fine course, excellent conditions

Myron (Saint Augustine, FL)

06/02/2014

Fairways and greens are in great shape. Would like to see areas along the roughs in better shape. Staff very friendly.

George (Blackwood, NJ)

06/02/2014

Really enjoyed our vacation in Myrtle Beach

Bill,

04/30/2014

Fantastic

Drew,

04/25/2014

Golf course in great shape. staff, restaurant and bar first class.

William (Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC)

04/17/2014

Great golfing day. All staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. They made the day very enjoyable for my wife, daughter, mother and myself. Will return in future.

Ray,

11/21/2013

Spectacular conditions, fastest greens in MB. Fun layout with a nice mix of difficulty and beauty. Definately want to play again.

David (Advance, NC)

10/29/2013

Great course. Tee boxes I guess had been just reseeded because they were very high. Play could have been faster. Took almost 5 hours to play.

Ron,

10/07/2013

Well, I have a new favorite course in MB. Previously, it was Glen Dornoch. Now, it's Wachesaw East. I love the course and the staff were great. The course is challenging even though I had to play more Senior tees than I would have liked. My knee and shoulder dictated that. The course design was much better than the other course I played, Shaftsbury Glen. If the LPGA played it a couple of times it must have been good, right? Right! After giving golf lessons all summer, it was a pleasure to get to play by myself last Tuesday afternoon. I could try a couple of shots along the way, not push anyone, and not get in the way. I even spent 2-3 hours practicing chip and pitch shots out of Bermuda rough and putting on Bermuda greens Friday afternoon as a winddown to the week.

Ken,

10/03/2013

I was down there a few weeks ago and just loved it. During the time, I was struggling with my game so I took a lesson with the teaching professional, Bill Gunderman, and it was the best lesson I ever had. The course was in great shape. I really enjoyed the day at Wachesaw Plantation East. Can't wait for next year.

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