Pair an Upscale Dinner With Your Great Myrtle Beach Golf Round

Posted on 04/19

The perfect day for some is as simple as a morning round. For others, it’s a fantastic meal to wrap up the evening.Combining the two isn’t necessarily always a possibility, but for those who can pull off the double up, it can lead to memories for years to come. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Par 5s That Match Triumph With Tribulation

Posted on 04/12

Calling these five holes “risk-reward” doesn’t seem to do them justice. More than that, they can be better described as the ones that separate the contenders from the pretenders. - Read More

Kevin McGuire: An Integral Part Of Willbrook Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 04/11

Kevin McGuire is like so many from the Grand Strand. He used to visit his parents when they retired to Myrtle Beach from New Jersey. After quite a few trips, it was clear that the beach and the warm weather were for him, too. - Read More

South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel Names Top Courses

Posted on 04/05

Book the best courses on the Grand Strand with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, some of which were also named Best In State by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel. - Read More

Video: World Tour Golf Links Combines Spectacular Golf with Unique Experience

Posted on 04/04

World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Brad Crumling explains the unique design of this fantastic golf course which allows you to experience holes from among the most exclusive courses around the world. - Read More

Golf Channel Speaks with Paige Cribb First Female President of Carolinas PGA Section

Posted on 03/31

Charlie Rymer while in town for the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship spent some time with newly elected President of the Carolinas PGA Section Paige Cribb who is the first female to hold the position. Cribb is also an instructor at Coastal Carolina’s Professional Golf Management Program. - Read More

Play Grand Strand Courses Designed By Masters Champions

Posted on 03/27

The Myrtle Beach area is home to courses built by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ray Floyd, Gary Player, and Fred Couples, some of golf’s greatest players and all winners of the green jacket. - Read More

7 Spring Gardening Tips From Long-Time Golf Course Landscape Superintendent

Posted on 03/26

Gigi Hines is the landscape superintendent responsible for flower selection and in charge of upkeep on four golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are seven of Hines’ most important tips for successful gardening along the South Carolina coast. - Read More

Director of Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive

Posted on 03/19

Allen Terrell, Director Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School speaks with Golf Channel’s Morning Drive about breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art teaching facility at TPC Myrtle Beach. Coach Terrell also gives some great insight on Dustin Johnson’s golf swing. - Read More

Video: Pawleys Plantation A One-Of-A-Kind Nicklaus Design

Posted on 03/14

Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club's Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis explains how this stellar Jack Nicklaus design is unlike any other course visiting golfers will experience on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach Superintendent Explains Keys to Ensuring Ideal Course Conditions

Posted on 03/12

TPC Golf Course Superintendent Clay Dubose recently spoke with the Golf Channel about keys to ensuring ideal course conditions and how golfers can help. This interview took place during the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship held at TPC Myrtle Beach - Read More

Pawleys Plantation Golf Club Celebrates 30 Years As An Awe-Inspiring, Challenging Golf Course

Posted on 03/07

Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club is celebrating 30 years of providing the perfect setting for a memorable golf getaway. Set amid the splendor of 200-year old moss-draped oaks in the historical coastal region of South Carolina, the Jack Nicklaus signature course opened in 1988. - Read More

Video: Lanny Wadkins Discusses Ties to TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/05

World Golf Hall of Famer Lanny Wadkins spoke about his experience of co-designing TPC Myrtle Beach with renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio. - Read More

Video: Golf Channel’s Interview with Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/02

Dustin Johnson was on hand at TPC Myrtle Beach to kick off the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship. Golf Channel's Brian Batemen caught up with man responsible for the event. - Read More

Get To The Green This St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on 02/26

We can help you get to the green this St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy all the Myrtle Beach area has to offer. With multiple festivals celebrating the patron saint of Ireland on March 17, you can spend time on the greens and take in the green — beer, of course. - Read More

Video: Our Conversation with Golf Channel’s Charlie Rymer

Posted on 02/23

Charlie Rymer, Golf Channel analyst and PGA Tour Champions player, was at TPC Myrtle Beach for the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship. Meredith has an interesting conversation with Charlie ranging from Myrtle Beach to his recent return to competitive golf to some great advice to help your game. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach Provides Tour-Like Experience

Posted on 02/21

Meredith speaks with Assistant Golf Professional Angel Diaz about what visiting golfers can expect when playing the Tom Fazio designed TPC Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf’s Popping Par 3s

Posted on 02/19

Be it a chance at a hole-in-one or the artistic creativity to make a small chunk of land seem like heaven, the visual microcosm of some short holes along South Carolina’s Grand Strand golf mecca are everything we want from the game. - Read More

Founders Club Offers Unique Coastal-Feel Golf Experience

Posted on 02/14

Meredith visits with Founders Club First Assistant Mark Andrews .Mark describes what golfers can expect when playing this dramatic design which is unlike any other on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Myrtle Beach May Golf Vacations Easily Paired With Off-Course Options

Posted on 02/12

If the March and April tourism season forces the doors open on all that the Myrtle Beach area has to offer, May can be considered the buffer before the full summer rush. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Coin Holder Putting Drill

Posted on 02/07

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how you can practice with a coin to help stabilize the putter head. - Read More

Wild Wing Avocet Pairs Well With Itself, Regardless of Season

Posted on 02/05

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, Avocet has already proved that it has significant staying power. - Read More

Founders Club at Pawleys Island Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on 01/29

Founders Club at Pawleys Island, one of Myrtle Beach Golf's most unique designs is celebrating a decade on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Basketball Stabilization Drill

Posted on 01/24

Meredith demonstrates how to use a basketball to help establish and reinforce lower body stabilization. - Read More

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Fall Into the May Sweet Spot

Posted on 01/22

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses are coming into their own at the end of the spring peak season and prior to the summer tourism rush. We call it the May Sweet Spot. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Quick Tip “Speed in a Greenside Bunker”

Posted on 01/16

Dale Ketola, PGA Director of Instruction at the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center demonstrates a couple set-up keys and explains the importance of speed in a green-side bunker. - Read More

Willbrook Plantation Golf Club Celebrates 30 Years On A Land Steeped In Rich Coastal History

Posted on 01/10

When you step onto Willbrook Plantation, you step onto historic ground. The plantation was created 220 years ago as a thriving rice plantation. In 1988, Willbrook Plantation Golf Club was built on that land, but not until after extensive study on its rich coastal history. - Read More

Video: Oops! Our Video Bloopers from 2017

Posted on 01/09

2017 was a fantastic year of golf in Myrtle Beach. In showcasing some of the finest golf courses, we scored many bloopers....Enjoy - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Trips Can Cater to the Wild at Heart

Posted on 01/07

Not every Myrtle Beach golf vacation is just about the golf. For those who cut a little more loose, South Carolina’s Grand Strand has perfected that faction of its repertoire. - Read More

Championship Tees Nothing Like Their Forward Counterparts At Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 01/01

The back tees at certain courses have earned respect by busting up the best intentions of some otherwise prepared golfers during rounds in Myrtle Beach. Frequently, the out-of-area victims mastered the tips on their home course; so it shouldn’t be all the different here, right? - Read More

TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Named Carolinas PGA Merchandiser Of The Year

Posted on 12/21

Carolinas PGA named TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Merchandiser of the Year. The award recognizes PGA professionals who have superior skills as merchandisers in the promotion of golf. - Read More

The City Known to Those Around the Country as Golf Capital, U.S.A.

Posted on 12/18

We here at MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com have put together your comprehensive how-to guide. We want you to get exactly what you want out of your trip, and just as importantly, we want you have to know where to begin and then what questions to ask so you can properly implement those ideas. - Read More

Video: Aberdeen Country Club A Gem Worth Finding

Posted on 12/14

Meredith visits Tom Vanhoogan, Head Golf Professional at Aberdeen Country Club. Tom describes how this beautiful nature-filled 27 hole facility has something to offer every golfer. - Read More

8 Must-Play Myrtle Beach Golf Courses for 2018

Posted on 12/11

In 2018, these are eight Myrtle Beach-area courses that should be on your must-play list. Each brings something different to the table, and all of them will be worth the greens and cart fees - whether its during your golf vacation here or for a short-notice afternoon round. - Read More

River Hills Golf Club Setting Itself Apart From the Pack

Posted on 12/08

Meredith speaks with David Spoone, Head Golf Professional at River Hills Golf Club. David explains how this north-end gem provides an experience golfers will want to make over and over again. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Establishing a Good Chipping Stance

Posted on 12/04

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives an easy tip on how to establish a good chipping stance - Read More

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

Posted on 11/29

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

Posted on 11/27

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

Take a Trip Around the Globe at World Tour Golf Links

Posted on 11/15

Meredith visits with World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Corey Bowers. Corey discusses how this unique design allows players to experience 18 of the world’s most elite golf holes from courses including Augusta National, The Old Course at St. Andrews and 13 more. - Read More

Grande Dunes Resort Club Among The Best Playing Options In Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/08

Meredith speaks with Dustin Powers, Head Golf Professional at Grande Dunes Resort Club. Dustin explains why this acclaimed, award-winning design is one of the best in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: 4 Corners Putting Drill

Posted on 11/07

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shares a drill that will help you work on different putting perspectives around the green - Read More

5 Considerations For Your Spring Myrtle Beach Golf Vacation

Posted on 11/02

Spring golf is big business in Myrtle Beach and its surrounding cities and towns. Which courses would you like to play? What kind of hotel do you need? Where do you want to eat? What clothes should you pack? What’s your budget? Those are the five biggest questions that need to be answered before your golf vacation can begin. - Read More

Myrtlewood Golf Club:The Heart of Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 11/01

Meredith visits with Ryan Ruddy, Head Golf Professional at Myrtlewood Golf Club. Ryan explains how the club’s location and 2 Championship Designs make it one Myrtle Beach Golf’s most popular venues. - Read More

Play Through Five Decades Of Great Courses With Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 10/27

Myrtle Beach is known as “America’s Seaside Golf Capital.” Over decades we’ve grown both the number and variety of our golf courses, and many of our designs are by the most outstanding architects of their time. - Read More

Nicklaus’ Long Bay Club Delivers Precise Balance of Challenge and Fun

Posted on 10/25

Meredith visits Joe Dipre Head Golf Professional of Long Bay Club, one of only two Jack Nicklaus designs on the Grand Strand. Joe explains how this classic Nicklaus design provides a challenging but fun golf experience. - Read More

Tradition Golf Club Offers One-Of-A-Kind Experience

Posted on 10/19

Meredith speaks with Kurtis Kuhn, First Assistant Golf Professional at Tradition Golf Club. Kurtis explains how this creative yet simple design offers a great experience for all golfers. This pristine golf facility built on a former rice plantation has become a lowcountry favorite. - Read More

Skill Drills With Meredith Kirk: Grip Positioning

Posted on 10/17

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how to create a strong grip to help establish stability and consistency in the golf swing. - Read More

Built For The Kilt: Pine Lakes’ Roots Coming Back To The Surface

Posted on 10/16

Following nearly a year of discussions and execution, the staff returned to its Scottish-themed outfits - knickers, knee-high socks and polos for the bag drop staff; kilts, button-down shirts and bow ties for starters; plaid baseball-style caps for most of the employees. - Read More

Founders Club: One of Myrtle Beach Golf’s Most Unique Designs

Posted on 10/11

Meredith visits with Eric Glosick, Head Golf Professional at Founders Club in Pawleys Island. Eric describes the unique characteristics of Founders Club which makes it one of the Grand Strand’s most visually stunning designs. - Read More

Best Pricing Available Now for Spring Golf in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 10/09

Book your spring golf trip now! Spring rates won’t get any lower than this and tee times sell out quickly. Choose from a range of courses like classic designs to Tour-quality challenges, and from Lowcountry gems in Pawleys Island to Top 100 golf courses in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Video: River Club in Pawleys Island~Lowcountry Golf at its Finest

Posted on 10/05

Meredith catches up with River Club Head Golf Professional Christa Bodensteiner. Christa highlights the signature par five 18th which is considered one of the best finishing holes in Myrtle Beach Golf. With consistent outstanding course conditions and exceptional customer service it’s easy to see why River Club is one of the Grand Strand’s favorite designs. - Read More

The 5 Best Holes Of The Waccamaw Golf Trail

Posted on 10/02

The Waccamaw Golf Trail - its 11 golf courses located 20-40 minutes south of Myrtle Beach - is a true force to be reckoned with all its own. The tracks feature some heavy hitters in the design industry and a few of the most decorated courses in all of the Palmetto State. - Read More

Video: Jack Nicklaus Designed Pawleys Plantation Provides Perfect Golf Setting

Posted on 09/27

Meredith speaks with Brian Lewis, Head Golf Professional at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club. Brian details how this spectacular Nicklaus design is a perfect setting for a memorable lowcountry golf experience. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Quick Pre-Round Stretching

Posted on 09/25

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shows some quick stretching exercises to utilize when you might be limited on time before your round of golf. - Read More

Video: Litchfield Country Club 50 Plus Years Of Proud Lowcountry Tradition

Posted on 09/21

Meredith visits Litchfield Country Club and speaks with First Assistant Golf Professional Blake Landreth. Blake explains how the popularity of this South Strand favorite has contributed to its 50 plus years of longevity. - Read More

Not All Perfect Round Hazards Created Equally

Posted on 09/18

Marsh grasses, ponds, waste and sand bunkers. Any old course can plunk a hazard down and affect a hole. Some designers, however, found a way to get really creative with theirs. The Perfect Round series showing the best of Grand Strand golf includes several holes where the hazard not only alters strategy and playability - it is directly responsible for the hole’s personality. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach~The Ultimate Golf Experience

Posted on 09/15

Meredith speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach's 1st Assistant Golf Professional Chad Sullivan about the phenomenal golf experience visiting golfers can expect at this top rated facility. - Read More

Chomp, Chomp: Where The Alligators Also Play

Posted on 09/11

For some, it’s the rush of excitement. For others, it’s the tie to a time before man. The emotions of a run-in with an alligator on a golf course can fall anywhere on the spectrum, but indifference is almost never an option. - Read More

Get A Free TaylorMade® Club Fitting At 6 Grand Strand Courses This Fall

Posted on 09/07

6 Grand Strand Golf Courses have teamed up with TaylorMade to offer free custom club fittings this fall. - Read More

Pine Lakes Country Club Embracing A History Like No Other

Posted on 09/04

With a sign reading “1927” adorning the sign at the entrance onto Granddaddy Drive, an air of authority sets apart Pine Lakes Country Club. Myrtle Beach’s first golf course, 90 years in the making and re-making, owns its history. And, oh, what a glorious history it has been. - Read More

Improve Your Game with Properly Fitted Golf Clubs From The Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center

Posted on 08/28

A Golf Magazine study found 90 percent of American golfers could be playing with improperly fit clubs. If you're shopping around for performance enhancing club, check out the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center which offers custom club fitting, lessons, and more. - Read More

Book Now For Half Off Tee Times On Seven Lowcountry Courses This Fall

Posted on 08/28

You can get 50 percent off tee times before 8:30 a.m. when you book three rounds now on seven gorgeous Lowcountry Courses: Litchfield Country Club, River Club, Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, TPC Myrtle Beach, Founders Club, and Tradition Club. - Read More

New adiPure Line by adidas® Available at Select Golf Shops in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 08/25

Casey Cook, Director of retail for Founders Group International talks about the exciting new adiPure line by adidas® and where you can find it on the Grand Strand. - Read More

River Club ~ An Experience Nothing Less Than Exceptional

Posted on 08/23

Built on a former rice plantation, the River Club opened to heralded reviews in 1985, and continues to be a must-play course, recently receiving four and a half stars from Golf Digest's Places to Play ratings. - Read More

Three Early Holes Buck Perfect Round Trend

Posted on 08/20

Some golf holes are so good, their placement is inconsequential. Of the 18 holes selected for the Perfect Round, five fall in the front nine. What’s more, only three that were picked realistically fall within the first hour of teeing off. . Willbrook Plantation’s No. 1, TPC of Myrtle Beach’s third hole and No. 4 at Tidewater Golf have set themselves apart by not only forcing themselves into the best of the best, but doing so earlier than any of their counterparts. - Read More

Fun Retail Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 08/16

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

The Traveling Golfer Spotlights Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 08/14

During a visit to the Myrtle Beach area, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time learning about the benefits of a Myrtle Beach golf package with Steve Mays of Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. - Read More

Experience The Once-In-A-Lifetime Total Eclipse From Two Beautiful Golf Courses In Pawleys Island

Posted on 08/04

You can catch the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse from two beautiful golf courses by the sea. Book rounds for the momentous day at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club or Founders Club at Pawleys Island, which are both in the band of totality. The 1:30 p.m. shotgun start will give you time to get out to your assigned hole and start your round before the total eclipse occurs at just about 2:46 p.m. - Read More

Holliday Junior Tournament in 49th Year Past Participants Include PGA and LPGA Players

Posted on 08/03

The George Holliday Memorial Junior Golf Tournament in its 49th year is hosted at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, SouthCreek and West Course. The event has become one of the nation’s premier junior golf competitions, and includes PGA and LPGA Tour stars. Brad Crumling, Head Golf Professional at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club details this premier junior event. - Read More

Smoother Rhythm With Proper Grip Pressure

Posted on 07/31

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives a simple drill to help you test the waters of different types of grip pressure for your clubs. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant ‘Where Urban Meets Ocean”

Posted on 07/27

Meredith takes a tour of Myrtle Beach's Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant located at Market Common. Not only is this Restaurant known for it's award-winning handcrafted beers, it's one of the Grand Strand's favorite dining spots. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach-Area Golf Courses Worth an Extra Look Come Fall

Posted on 07/24

It doesn’t matter if you’re a leafer who normally heads north for the fall or someone looking for something categorically different to photograph. Myrtle Beach’s golf scene provides a bevy of seasonal visuals late in the year. - Read More

Meredith Visits The New “Avenue” at Broadway at the Beach

Posted on 07/20

Meredith stops by to check out the new renovations at the always popular Broadway at the Beach. The all new "Avenue" boasts some great places to visit after a day on the golf course. - Read More

Risky Business: Four Myrtle Beach Courses that Overcame Long Odds to Gain Prominence

Posted on 07/16

Some golf courses are destined to succeed. Maybe a monster name was attached to it during one of the upticks in in the market. Or possibly corporate ties kept its tee sheets full. Still, there are a few underdogs along South Carolina’s Grand Strand that weren’t considered automatic locks. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 5’s

Posted on 07/10

No round is complete without a chance to go big. The Perfect Round’s par 5's have done that and more. - Read More

Junior Tees Make Golf A Fun Family Vacation Option

Posted on 07/06

Now through Labor Day, junior tees are available at these courses: Myrtle Beach National's West Course, the PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, Litchfield Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, and River Club. Junior tees makes the game fairer and more manageable for children and because kids play free with a paying adult at all of these courses, a round with the entire family is more affordable. - Read More

Play In The Shade - Five Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where The Sun Won’t Beat You Down

Posted on 07/03

South Carolina’s Grand Strand has a large number of courses where the layouts were built throughout magnificent tree lines offering some shade. What’s more, many of them are situated in natural breezeways that give players some reprieve from the summer heat. - Read More

Meredith Offers Up a Golf Club “Challenge”

Posted on 06/26

During a visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk had a unique way of welcoming a group of visiting golfers from Texas. This is part one of her golf club “challenge” – let’s see how they did! - Read More

Camera-Ready: Perfect Round Includes Visually Stunning Options

Posted on 06/19

Among the 18 holes that were selected by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, some carry extra pop, both to the eye and the camera lens. Between the combination of natural environment their famous designers utilized in crafting these holes and years of top-notch maintenance to preserve them, you’ve officially been warned. - Read More

King’s North’s Short Holes Hold Their Own

Posted on 06/12

For all of the talk of some of the imposing longer holes at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, the course’s four par 3s more than hold their own with an identity firmly planted in Arnold Palmer’s image. - Read More

Give Dad The Gift Of Golf For Father’s Day

Posted on 06/06

Save a trip to the store and book your Father's Day gift here with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. Get $10 off two rounds and kids play free with each paying adult. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 3’s

Posted on 06/04

The Perfect Round boasts the best of the best. Much like the rest of the group, the Par 3s in the series are a collection of stunning and challenging designs. - Read More

Kid-Friendly Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 05/22

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

Fazio’s Design Anchoring Top-Notch TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 05/21

A few miles south of Myrtle Beach’s city limits, one of the Waccamaw Golf Trail’s two northernmost clubs opens a window of opportunity seen so rarely. - Read More

What’s in a name? Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round Designers List Says It All

Posted on 05/15

The results are in, and Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round project speak to an underlying truth more often than not. Some golf course architects have something most others do not. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Hula Swing Plane

Posted on 05/08

In the latest edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how you can use a Hula Hoop to help build a consistent swing plane. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s Part 2

Posted on 05/01

The Perfect Round project, spearheaded by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips with the help of the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, selected the best 18 holes along South Carolina’s Grand Strand. Ten of the holes were Par 4s, and five of those will be dissected here. - Read More

King’s North Golf A Tribute To The King

Posted on 04/23

The game of golf has spent countless hours honoring Arnold Palmer, the legend who helped bring the sport to numerous generations. That hasn’t stopped since his passing in September of 2016. His King’s North design at Myrtle Beach National is another celebration of his life and contributions. - Read More

Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac Using Social Media Platform For A Good Cause

Posted on 04/10

Meredith speaks with Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac who is using her social media platform to speak out on cyber bullying. Paige was playing at the 2017 Monday after the Masters in Myrtle Beach - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s

Posted on 04/09

Each of the Par 4s that found themselves included in the Perfect Round hold a special place among their counterparts in the Myrtle Beach golf scene. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Opens

Posted on 04/06

The elite facility is designed to fit you with the best equipment and improve your game with instruction using the latest technology found in few other places. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Pre-Shot Routine

Posted on 04/03

Meredith discusses the importance of developing a pre-shot routine in order to build confidence and consistency. - Read More

Video: Pine Lakes Country Club Rich With History And Tradition

Posted on 03/23

Meredith speaks with Pine Lakes Head Golf Professional Jonathan Brock about the history and tradition of Myrtle Beach's first course. Find out why "The Granddaddy" should be included on your next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

S.C. Ratings Panel and M.B. Golf Trips Identifies “Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round” of 18 Golf Holes

Posted on 03/16

Panel Says Some Of Myrtle Beach's Best Golf Holes Are At Caledonia, Grande Dunes, TPC Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Plantation, Tidewater And Willbrook Plantation - Read More

Master Your Game In Myrtle Beach This April With Special Golf Packages

Posted on 03/14

In case you haven't heard, April is the time to get swinging with golf packages offered by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. As the golf season bursts into full bloom this April with The Masters Tournament, golfers can begin to master their own 2017 games through the Azalea Golf Package or the April 2-Round Package. - Read More

Fantastic Course Conditions at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 03/08

Meredith checked in at the Jack Nicklaus designed Pawleys Plantation Golf Club where she spoke with Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis. Meredith and Brian discuss the outstanding spring course conditions and the spectacular lowcountry setting of Pawleys Plantation. - Read More

Grand Plan-4 Days of Golf, Food & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/06

With 100 golf courses, 18 times as many restaurants, and countless other activities, figuring out a Myrtle Beach itinerary isn’t easy, so we’ve done it for you. - Read More

Meredith Speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach Head Golf Professional Matt Daly

Posted on 02/27

Fresh off the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship, Meredith catches up with TPC Head Golf Professional Matt Daly. Matt discusses the preparation that went in hosting such an elite event and discusses why you should experience TPC Myrtle Beach on your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

Meredith Catches up with Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/25

Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk caught up with 2016 United States Open Champ and recently ranked number one player in the world, Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach. Johnson offers up a couple of tips on how you can improve your game. - Read More

Traveling Golfer Catches Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk

Posted on 02/20

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora caught up with Meredith Kirk to discuss her many roles in the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and to play the second hole at Founders Club at Pawleys Island. - Read More

Four Reasons for an April Golf Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/13

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

Discover America’s Most Awarded Golf Trail

Posted on 02/01

Amid the hoopla of the Myrtle Beach golf scene is a conglomeration of 11 of the finest courses the area has to offer. Together, their distinction comes with a separate moniker - the Waccamaw Golf Trail. From the north end of Murrells Inlet down to the southern tip of Pawleys Island, those tracks represent high-end golf with a Lowcountry feel. Centuries-old plantations, bending rivers and moss-covered oaks are incorporated into some fantastic designs that as a whole are unattainable anywhere else - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where Golf and History Meet

Posted on 01/30

Recognizing the golf output South Carolina’s Grand Strand has each year is one thing. Realizing how closely the game is tied to the area’s past is another. - Read More

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

Posted on 01/23

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

Traveling Golfer Television Show Comes to Founders Club at Pawleys Island

Posted on 01/23

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time visiting Founders Club at Pawleys Island and its head golf professional, Corey Bowers. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Rhythm and Tempo

Posted on 01/16

In this installment of her “Skill Drills” instructional video series, Meredith Kirk discusses Rhythm and Tempo. Learn more about “Skill Drills” at http://myrtlebeachgolftrips.com/videoskilldrills - Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Golf Courses You May Not Have Played

Posted on 01/10

Don’t call them the comebacks. They’ve been here for years. But for whatever reason, these courses may have been passed over on your list of must-plays for the Myrtle Beach area. Maybe they aren’t centrally located; or possibly it’s their place among a cluster of other courses. Either way, it’s time make time for these five tracks and see exactly what they have to offer. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Pre-Round Stretching

Posted on 01/05

In the inaugural installment of her “Skill Drills” instructional video series, Dustin Johnson Golf School lead instructor Meredith Kirk walks you through the paces of an effective pre-round stretching routine. Learn more about “Skill Drills” at http://myrtlebeachgolftrips.com/videoskilldrills! - Read More

Meredith Chats It Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Vacationers from Texas

Posted on 12/29

During her recent visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk spent some time with a visiting group from Texas. Check out what they had to share about their Myrtle Beach golf experience! - Read More

Happy Holidays from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips!

Posted on 12/21

Santa's 2017 holiday sleigh ride tour included a return trip to the Grand Strand. Check out what he saw when he flew by some of our renowned golf courses. From all of us here at Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a holiday season filled with joy and peace! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip: Dustin Johnson Golf School Shows You 3 Ways to Improving Your Bunker Play

Posted on 12/15

In this video, Dustin Johnson Golf School Director of Coaching Allen Terrell discusses the three key components to better bunker play – and how you can properly execute the primary elements of each. - Read More

Meredith Kirk Offers Up a “Quick Fix” for a Visiting Golfer

Posted on 12/09

Meredith Kirk, lead instructor for the Dustin Johnson Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach, paid a recent visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club – and, during a random observation of visiting golfers on the practice range, offered up some impromptu advice. - Read More

Four Reasons for a Waccamaw Golf Trail Getaway

Posted on 12/02

We continue our multi-part series with four reasons to point the compass down from Myrtle Beach proper and take advantage of the Waccamaw Golf Trail. - Read More

Four Golfing Sins You Can Cure in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/10

Returning to the links after a months-long layoff is not an immediate process, at least not for those wishing to do so successfully. We attempt to knock the dust off the clubs and the rust out of our shoulders. For most, that’s easier said than done. - Read More

4 of South Carolina’s “Best You Can Play” Jockeying for Position

Posted on 11/04

Founders Group International manages 22 of Myrtle Beach’s most respected courses, four of which have recently been named to Golf Magazine’s list of best courses you can play in South Carolina. - Read More

Litchfield Celebrating 50 Years on the Myrtle Beach Golf Scene

Posted on 10/26

As the course approaches its 50th anniversary in November, establishing and then holding on to all the reasons Litchfield is about to hit that golden celebration is the prioritized topic these days. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses That Favor the Big Hitters

Posted on 10/20

Some offer pure distance; others provide opportunities to muscle up with less chance for disaster. Either way, it’s time to eat your Wheaties and go to work. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Back on Track After Hurricane Matthew

Posted on 10/12

Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, and most Grand Strand golf courses are now back up and running. See how some courses have bounced back, along with a full listing of current course openings. - Read More

Course Spotlight: Oyster Bay Golf Links

Posted on 10/07

There is a tendency in life to gravitate towards what is new, but typically standing the test of time is the truest indicator of quality. That is certainly the case at Oyster Bay Golf Links, one of the Grand Strand’s premier layouts. - Read More

How to Make Your Next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip a “Ryder Cup” Experience

Posted on 09/21

Want to put a cool twist on your next golf buddy trip to Myrtle Beach? How about setting up as Ryder Cup format for your next trip? - Read More

Golf Magazine Says 13 of SC’s Best Courses You Can Play Are in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 09/15

When Golf's editors recently released their 2016/2017 “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list and “Best In State” rankings, they confirmed the Myrtle Beach area has the best collection of golf courses in the country. - Read More

Outstanding Myrtle Beach Designs By Golf’s Greatest Players: Take On The King and The Bear

Posted on 09/08

Ever wanted to get into the minds of golf's greatest players? Now is your chance to take on Myrtle Beach designs by golf's King and Golden Bear. - Read More

Golf Insider Magazine Readers’ Choice for Best Burgers

Posted on 09/01

Readers of Golf Insider Magazine weighed in with their choices for the best places in Myrtle Beach to get a post-round burger. - Read More

The 5 Best Clubhouse Experiences in Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 08/22

The positive vibes from a round on the links don’t have to evaporate as soon as the 18th pin is placed back into the cup. - Read More

5 Reasons Why Myrtle Beach Would Be a Better Olympics Golf Venue Than Rio

Posted on 08/10

If we’re talking great golf destinations to host a future Olympics golf event, the author nominates Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Here's why. - Read More

Five Historical Items You Didn’t Know About Willbrook Plantation

Posted on 08/05

Beyond its status as a decorated golf course along the Myrtle Beach area’s South Strand, Dan Maples’ Willbrook Plantation also provides its visitors with a compelling history lesson. Course markers tell an important part of the story of life in 18th Century South Carolina for those who lived and worked on these grounds. - Read More

The Best of the Best at the Beach: The Top 10 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 08/01

Getting to the top of the Grand Strand golf echelon isn’t easy. Competition is fierce. Different courses have varying selling points. And let’s not forget that personal taste always prevails. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video Spotlight: Aberdeen Country Club

Posted on 07/22

Aberdeen Country Club is one of several Founders Collection courses along the Grand Strand’s Northern Gateway that’s ready to help create indelible memories for your next Myrtle Beach golf getaway. Check out this video spotlight of a classic Tom Jackson design that’s sure to please! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Video Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 07/19

Located on Highway 9 just outside North Myrtle Beach, Long Bay boasts a renowned signature design by “The Golden Bear” himself, Jack Nicklaus. - Read More

The Big Three’s Impact on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 06/23

From the July/August 2016 issue of Golf Georgia Magazine - How The King, The Golden Bear & The Black Knight have left an indelible mark on the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Summer Course Work: Eight Myrtle Beach Golf Favorites

Posted on 06/17

In three-plus decades the author has played dozens of golf courses along the 60-some miles of the Myrtle Beach “Grand Strand." Here is a sampler of eight of his favorites. - Read More

Ginella’s Journey to the Myrtle Beach Golf Scene: Off-Course Fun at Huntington Beach State Park

Posted on 06/02

Golf Channel’s “Matty G,” Matt Ginella, took his “Ginella’s Journeys” series recently to Myrtle Beach. When he wasn’t on the golf course, he was having plenty of fun exploring the Grand Strand’s plentiful outdoor activities. In this segment, Matty G visits a South Strand masterpiece: Huntington Beach State Park. Segment begins at the 2:00 mark in the video. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: World Tour Golf Links & King’s North at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 05/27

Canadian-based SCOREGolf offers a video profile of two of The Grand Strand’s most iconic courses: King’s North at Myrtle Beach National and International World Tour Golf Links! - Read More

Registration Open for Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Event

Posted on 05/19

Registrations for the 2016 Myrtle Beach World Amateur are now being accepted. - Read More

Meredith On the Loose with the GolfBoard

Posted on 04/20

In the latest installment of her “On the Loose” series, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk shows us what it’s like to experience the latest craze in recreational golf: the GolfBoard! - Read More

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Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Indian Wells Golf Club

Posted on 04/07

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

3 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Debut in State Panel’s Top 50 Ratings for 2016

Posted on 03/10

Heritage Club, Glen Dornoch Waterway Golf Links and Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club have joined impressive company with their first-time inclusion in the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel’s “Top 50 Golf Courses” rankings for 2016. - Read More

Dustin Johnson World Junior in Myrtle Beach Features Dramatic Finish

Posted on 02/19

After posting an opening-round 86, the last thing on Delaney Shah’s mind entering Monday’s final round of the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship was winning the golf tournament. Even after rebounding strongly with a 12-stroke improvement in Sunday’s second round, the North Potomac, Maryland high school senior was more focused on finishing strong regardless of where the final result took her. - Read More

The 5 Most Challenging Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 02/17

A big part of these courses’ massive popularity among visiting golfers goes beyond their aesthetic beauty and exceptional customer service experience. When played from the championship tees, these golf courses are a big, brawny test of any golfer’s game. - Read More

Virginia Golfer Magazine Features Myrtle Beach National in January 2016 Issue

Posted on 02/10

The following piece appears in the January-February 2016 issue of Virginia Golfer Magazine. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip with Meredith Kirk: 4 Keys to Proper Pitching Setup

Posted on 01/28

In the second of her three-part series on wedge play, Dustin Johnson Golf School instructor Meredith Kirk highlights the four key elements you need to focus on with your pitching setup. - Read More

USA Today’s 10Best.com Rates Its Top 10 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 01/14

Longtime Myrtle Beach freelance writer Terry Massey recently offered up his choices for the Grand Strand’s top golf courses for USA Today’s 10Best.com – including two of the renowned Founders Collection designs that have served as major event venues in recent years. - Read More

Meredith Kirk Joins Dustin Johnson Golf School Staff

Posted on 12/22

As the Dustin Johnson Golf School grows its presence in the Myrtle Beach market, it does so with the appointment of a familiar name to its instructional ranks. - Read More

Happy Holidays from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips!

Posted on 12/17

Santa's 2015 holiday sleigh ride tour included the Grand Strand. Check out what he saw when he flew by some of our renowned golf courses. - Read More

Dustin Johnson, TPC Myrtle Beach Hosting World Junior Event

Posted on 12/07

One of the nation’s preeminent golf course owner-operators has joined forces with one of the world’s top players for a first-time, international junior competition. Founders Group International (FGI), the Dustin Johnson Golf School and Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday are collaborating to host the inaugural Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, set for Feb. 13-15, 2016 at TPC Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip: Finding Your Tempo is As Easy as 1-2-3

Posted on 11/19

In this segment, LPGA Professional and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk demonstrates a simple drill you can use the next time you’re at the practice range, to help you find the tempo and pace that’s just right for your particular golf swing. This video was filmed on location at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Golf Instruction Peers Rank Meredith Kirk 3rd in South Carolina

Posted on 11/05

LPGA instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk has added a new achievement to her growing list of accolades, as her peers have ranked her third in South Carolina in Golf Digest’s “The Best Teachers In Your State” listing for 2015-2016. - Read More

Aberdeen Country Club Reopens After Historic Rainfall

Posted on 10/30

Closed for the previous three weeks because of the torrential rain and flooding that hit Myrtle Beach in early October, Aberdeen Country Club reopened to the public on Friday, October 30. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip from Meredith Kirk: 2 Easy Steps to Your Best-Ever Round

Posted on 10/30

With her lates instructional piece, LPGA Instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk demonstrates two easy ways to set up your best-ever golf round. This video was filmed on location at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C. - Read More

Meredith Kirk “On the Loose” With Her GoPro at Soar & Explore Myrtle Beach

Posted on 10/21

In the latest installment of her “On the Loose” video series, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk’s latest stop about town is at Broadway at the Beach – this time, taking on the ropes course and zipline at Soar & Explore, located just outside of WonderWorks. Meredith brought her GoPro camera, too, so you can get a first-hand perspective of the thrills the zipline offers its riders! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip from Meredith Kirk: 3 Steps to Better Balance & Posture

Posted on 10/16

In the latest installment of her instructional series, LPGA Instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk shows us three simple steps to improving your posture and balance in your golf swing. This tip was recorded on location at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C. - Read More

After the Storm: Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Back in Full Swing

Posted on 10/07

A quick stroll around the practice areas of Grande Dunes Resort Club Wednesday revealed a golf course teeming with shorts-clad golfers warming up for their round under bright blue skies, a soft breeze and idyllic temperatures in the low 70s. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Features Founders Club at Pawleys Island

Posted on 09/18

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” that airs 7-9 a.m. weekdays on CBS Sports Radio’s Myrtle Beach affiliate (WSEA-FM 100.3), recently sat down with Cory Bowers, head golf professional at Founders Golf Club at Pawleys Island, to discuss the course and what makes it unique for golf in the Myrtle Beach area. - Read More

Meredith Kirk’s on Golf Channel’s “School of Golf” Sept. 2

Posted on 09/03

LPGA teaching professional, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk appeared on the Sept. 2, 2015 episode of Golf Channel’s “School of Golf” to offer some advice on how you can make practice fun – and, at the same time, teach yourself how to handle pressure as you transition your game from the practice tee to the first tee. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Interviews Indian Wells Head Pro Joe Dipre

Posted on 08/27

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

CBS Sports Radio Talks Myrtle Beach Golf with Aberdeen Head Pro

Posted on 08/21

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” on CBS Sports Radio in Myrtle Beach, S.C., recently hosted one of his summer “Tee It Up Tuesdays” shows live from Aberdeen Country Club near North Myrtle Beach. He sat down with Aberdeen head pro Steve Shaffer to talk about the N. Myrtle Beach golf course and what makes it special. - Read More

Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach Hosts 2015 Carolinas PGA Section Championship

Posted on 07/30

Mike Townsend, PGA Head Professional from Kiawah Island Club’s Cassique course, bested a field of 144 PGA club professionals from throughout North Carolina and South Carolina to win the 2015 Carolinas PGA (CPGA) Section Championship, held July 28-30 at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Burning Ridge Featured on CBS Sports Radio

Posted on 07/23

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” on CBS Sports Radio's Myrtle Beach affiliate, WSEA-FM, paid a recent visit to Burning Ridge Golf Club where he interviewed Burning Ridge's head golf professional, Steve Ubl. Aaron and Steve discussed several factors behind what made Burning Ridge the 2006 “Golf Course of the Year” as awarded by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. - Read More

Meredith Kirk “On the Loose” at Myrtle Beach’s Best Piers

Posted on 07/16

In her latest video installment of “Meredith On the Loose,” Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk visits three of the Grand Strand’s most popular piers – and tells you why there a must-visit for you and your family the next time you’re in town! - Read More

The End of an Era: Waterway Hills Closes Its Doors

Posted on 07/02

One of Myrtle Beach golf’s most renowned designs has seen its final foursome. When it first opened in 1975, Waterway Hills Golf Club joined The Dunes Golf and Beach Club as the lone pair of Myrtle Beach-area courses designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones. Some 40 years and more than 1.5 million rounds later, Waterway Hills closed its doors for good on June 24, 2015. - Read More

Golf Georgia Magazine Spotlights Willbrook Plantation

Posted on 06/26

Defining the intrinsic value of Willbrook Plantation compared to the rest of South Carolina’s Grand Strand, or even its worth as part of the South Strand’s renowned Waccamaw Golf Trail, is no easy task. But nestled among some of the Myrtle Beach area’s biggest and brightest courses is one that draws high praise all its own. - Read More

Course Spotlight: Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 06/25

Enjoy a relaxing journey in this video tour of the course that was recognized in 2009 as the “National Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of America, and in 2014 served as co-host of the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship: Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Meredith on the Loose with Oceanfront Helicopters in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 06/18

Meredith’s at it again! This time, 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America and LPGA Instructor Meredith Kirk is looking for more off-course adventures for you to consider as part of your next Myrtle Beach golf getaway. Today she’s setting out on an aerial tour of the Grand Strand with Oceanfront Helicopters in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

The Bryan Brothers Visit Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 05/14

They’ve become a social media sensation, and The Bryan Brothers' talents were on full display May 13 at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video Spotlight: Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 05/14

Take a video tour of the oldest golf course in Myrtle Beach – Pine Lakes Country Club, known affectionately as “The Granddaddy” & always a popular choice as part of a Grand Strand golf getaway! - Read More

Monday After the Masters with Meredith

Posted on 04/16

On April 13, 2015, LPGA Instructor and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk went behind the scenes to meet some of the newer faces at the 21st Annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Pro-Am. - Read More

“Meredith On the Loose” at The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet

Posted on 03/19

LPGA Teaching Professional, 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America and one of Golf.com’s “Most Beautiful Women in Golf 2015” Meredith Kirk lets us tag along as she visits The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet on a gorgeous early-spring Sunday! - Read More

Five Perfect Myrtle Beach Breakfast and Brunch Spots

Posted on 03/12

The perfect day of golf begins with the perfect breakfast. Let Nora Battle of VisitMyrtleBeach.com show you her top five choices in the Myrtle Beach area for the most important meal of the day! - Read More

Traveling Golfer: Rules for a Successful Buddy Golf Trip to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/05

Getting together with a group of your friends for a golf trip should be a real kick and create epic tales for a lifetime. You just have to do it the right way. - Read More

Natalie Gulbis: Why I Love Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/25

LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis reflects on her recent trip to Myrtle Beach, and what she finds so special about the Grand Strand. - Read More

Night Moves: Where Visiting Myrtle Beach Golfers Can Cut Loose

Posted on 02/17

The Atlantic Ocean provides good, clean fun, and the Grand Strand golf mecca gives those coming to swing the clubs plenty of options. But for others looking to avoid feeling like they’ve gone on a chaperoned school trip after jaunts to the beach or links, the nightlife in and around Myrtle Beach is as beefed up as ever. - Read More

A Piece of Advice: Natalie Gulbis on In-Between Wedge Shots

Posted on 02/12

LPGA Tour pro Natalie Gulbis took time out from her recent trip to Myrtle Beach to offer some advice on how to practice in-between wedge shots. Check out her video tip today! - Read More

A Tip from Natalie Gulbis: How Alignment Sticks Can Help You

Posted on 02/05

On her recent trip to the Grand Strand, LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis stopped by Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, to offer some insight into her practice routine. Here, she shows how she integrates the use of alignment sticks into her regimen, and how you can use them to improve your golf game! - Read More

Natalie Gulbis Spotlights River Club No. 18

Posted on 01/29

In her recent trip to the Grand Strand, LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis took time out to play River Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and its signature finishing hole – the par-5 18th, featuring plenty of risk/reward opportunity. - Read More

LPGA “Teaching Her” Tip from Meredith Kirk: All About the Base

Posted on 01/22

LPGA Member & "Teaching Her" Course Instructor Meredith Kirk offers a tip for women on how to maximize your lower body technique to gain consistency, length and accuracy in the golf swing. This LPGA "Teaching Her" tip was filmed on location at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Read More

Meredith Kirk on Aim, Alignment & the Power of Intention

Posted on 01/14

Meredith Kirk, LPGA Teaching Professional and recently featured in Golf.com’s “Most Beautiful Women in Golf 2015,” offers some advice on body position in relation to your swing – and how the power of intention helps bring it all together. This tip was filmed on location at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC. - Read More

Big Break Video Spotlight: How Do the Competitors Unwind?

Posted on 10/22

In this video installment, contestants of “Big Break Myrtle Beach” take a break from the competition to discuss what they love doing while they’re not competing for prizes, fame and glory. - Read More

Big Break Myrtle Beach Video Spotlight: Building the Big Break Sand Sculpture

Posted on 09/30

The anticipation continues to build as the premiere of Big Break Myrtle Beach approaches! Golf Channel’s hit reality series visits the Grand Strand in its season debut on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9 p.m. ET. - Read More

Golf Insider Reaches Significant Milestone

Posted on 09/08

Six years and more than 25,000 golfer reviews later, the Myrtle Beach Golf Insider has become a true standard bearer for the Grand Strand golf industry. Since day one, its premise has been simple: "Myrtle Beach golf course reviews for golfers … by golfers." - Read More

Golf Channel’s “Big Break” Coming to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 07/10

Golf Channel announced in July that "Big Break Myrtle Beach," the 22nd season of the network's "Big Break" series, will be hosted on the Grand Strand and feature four renowned Myrtle Beach-area golf courses - including Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club and the Dye, Fazio and Love courses at Barefoot Resort & Golf. - Read More

“Katrek & Maginnes On Tap” Talk Myrtle Beach Golf with Natalie Gulbis

Posted on 07/03

Recently, SiriusXM Radio’s “Katrek & Maginnes On Tap” hosts Brian Katrek and John Maginnes spent some time chatting with Myrtle Beach Trips spokesperson Natalie Gulbis. Natalie shared her thoughts on what compelled her to get involved with the Myrtle Beach golf market, her time on the LPGA Tour, and much more. - Read More

Results of the 2014 National Retired Military Golf Classic

Posted on 07/01

More than 900 golfers gathered in Myrtle Beach for the 31st Annual National Retired Military Golf Classic. This year’s Classic was contested at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, Pine Lakes Country Club and the PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club. - Read More

Michael Block Wins PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 06/26

Hitting sand wedge from 120 yards out on the 10th hole at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Michael Block knocked his approach within 4 feet of the pin – setting up the winning birdie putt on the second playoff hole, and making Block only the ninth player ever to win the PNC in his first attempt. - Read More

AERIAL SPOTLIGHT: The Par-5 10th at SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 06/21

Play it safe or go for broke - have it your way on this 525-yard par 5 at the Arnold Palmer-designed SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National! - Read More

The PGA Professional’s View of Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 06/19

Check out Grande Dunes Resort Club from a competitor's perspective - 312 of them, to be precise, as the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship approaches June 22-25 at host courses Grande Dunes Resort Club and The Dunes Golf & Beach Club. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Best Golf Holes: No. 14 at Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 06/06

In this video tour, LPGA instructor and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk teams up with 1st Assistant Pro Ryan Tyndall to showcase the par-4 14th hole at Myrtle Beach’s oldest golf course, Pine Lakes Country Club. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Sports Radio Interviews Gary Player – Part 2

Posted on 05/16

Part 2 of our 2-part written recap of this interview session features Mr. Player’s thoughts on Tiger Woods and the road ahead in his recovery from back surgery. The interview was conducted on April 9, 2014 – the transcripts of which were produced from audio provided courtesy of WSEA-FM in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video: Highlights from Monday After the Masters

Posted on 04/17

Professional golfers, athletes and celebrities from far and wide descended upon The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort on April 14, 2014 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a Myrtle Beach golf rite of passage: the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am, to benefit children’s educational programs and junior golf in South Carolina. Here is a video recap of the day’s festivities: - Read More

Maginnes Minute: What’s On Tap Right Now in Myrtle Beach Golf?

Posted on 04/04

This week, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes checks in as the azaleas start to bloom. Spring is here - and John tells us what's on his mind as the great weather is now upon us. - Read More

Tip Plus from Golf Digest: Better Body Action for Good Golf Shots

Posted on 02/20

In this installment of Golf Digest's "Tip Plus" video series, Golf Digest Senior Editor Stina Sternberg checks in from River Hills Golf & Country Club in Little River, South Carolina, to relay a tip on shot consistency from one of the world's renowned golf instructors. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: With Age Comes the Southerly Trend

Posted on 02/14

In this installment of the Maginnes Minute, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes weighs in not only on why Myrtle Beach is the perfect destination for your golf or beach getaway, but also on how his interests have shifted south along the Grand Strand as the years have gone by. - Read More

Meredith’s Take: Make Valentine’s Day Weekend a Couples Golf Outing!

Posted on 01/30

Ten years from now, she won’t remember the roses – but she will treasure the memories of a lifetime you’ll create during the romantic golf weekend you give her at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club. - Read More

LPGA Tour’s Gulbis Planting Roots in Myrtle Beach Area

Posted on 01/24

Read Alan Blondin's report as published in the Myrtle Beach Sun News on Jan. 20, 2014. - Read More

For an extra $2, the house side salad can be upgraded to Caesar.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Barons Steaks & Spirits

Posted on 01/23

Barons Steaks & Spirits, located on the north end of Myrtle Beach at the south end of Restaurant Row, is a casual steakhouse with both budget and upscale dining choices. - Read More

Natalie Gulbis to Represent Myrtle Beach Golf Trips on LPGA Tour in 2014

Posted on 01/16

National Golf Management (NGM) has announced that LPGA Tour star and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Natalie Gulbis will serve as a spokesperson for the company in 2014. - Read More

A Special Holiday Message from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 12/18

When it comes to your Myrtle Beach golf getaway, we know you have many choices to make it happen – and we’re grateful that you’ve chosen us as a reliable resource to help you plan. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: PGA TOUR’s Holiday Shopping Might Finally Be Complete

Posted on 12/13

This week, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes checks in exclusively for the Myrtle Beach Golf Web network to offer his best holiday wishes – and opine on how the PGA TOUR might have finally received a gift that’s been two decades in the making. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Variety with a View at Damon’s

Posted on 12/13

Damon’s Grill has been known in the Myrtle Beach area for more than 20 years for its tender ribs, but there’s a lot more deliciousness to be discovered. - Read More

Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with two cheeses, deep-fried and served with Ranch dressing.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Perpetual Fiesta at Burro Loco

Posted on 12/05

Fiesta del Burro Loco is one of the best established Mexican restaurants in Myrtle Beach, and the reasons for its popularity are deliciously fun. - Read More

Enjoy Myrtle Beach Golf in “Grande” Fashion

Posted on 11/21

If you’re lucky enough to be staying right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, there are no fewer than 11 top golf courses nearby - and each one is a rather grand part of a very select group of golf courses that we like to call the Grande Collection. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: My Myrtle Beach Golf Experience

Posted on 11/15

This week, SiriusXM radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes reflects upon his most recent trip to Myrtle Beach, and sheds some light on some big-stage golf events happening on the Grand Strand in 2014. - Read More

NBA Stars & Heavyweight Champ Weigh In on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 11/06

The celebrities who took time out recently to share their thoughts on what they love most about Myrtle Beach golf include two former NBA stars, the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world and a nationally renowned golf radio personality. - Read More

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Course Spotlight: Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 10/31

The Granddaddy isn’t letting up any time soon. Better known as Pine Lakes Country Club, the first golf course in Myrtle Beach is thriving well beyond its 80 years of service and quality play. Discovering why takes no more than a handful of holes, if that long. - Read More

More Celebrities on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/25

A former New York Knicks star, a Hall of Fame basketball coach, a popular comedian and a 19-year quarterback in the NFL each took time recently to share their thoughts on why they love Myrtle Beach golf. - Read More

“Too Tall” & Friends Share Their Thoughts on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/17

Former Dallas Cowboys All-Pro Ed "Too Tall" Jones and basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman were among the celebrities who recently visited Myrtle Beach to hit the links, and took time to share their thoughts on what they love about the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 10/17

Elevation differences around the greens and fairways, extensive use of waste and pot bunkers and some well-placed water give Long Bay Club regulars an advantage over first-timers. This Myrtle Beach golf course will play longer on the majority of its holes, with or without the added wind of the relatively open landscape around it. - Read More

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: The Southern Beach Collection

Posted on 10/11

Nestled along the Grand Strand's scenic southern shores are seven of the area's most in-demand designs - part of the Southern Beach Collection that has vacationing golfers raving and returning year after year. Join us in this video tour as Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk profiles each of these spectacular layouts. - Read More

Celebrities Weigh In on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/10

Sam Jones has as many NBA championship rings as he has fingers, and has been named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. This Boston Celtics legend understands excellence: so when he makes the latest of his many return trips to the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and takes the time to share his thoughts about why he comes back year after year, we make it a point to listen. - Read More

VIDEO: Explore Myrtle Beach Golf’s Gateway Collection

Posted on 10/05

Jack Nicklaus' renowned Long Bay Club in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of five stellar golf designs along the Grand Strand's northern tier - or "Gateway," as it's more commonly known. This video presentation explores this course along with Farmstead Golf Links, Meadowlands Golf Club, River Hills Golf & Country Club and Aberdeen Country club as five convenient options for your next golf getaway - all primed and ready for your enjoyment! - Read More

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Myrtle Beach Restaurants: True BBQ Smokes the Competition

Posted on 10/03

There have been a lot of new barbecue restaurants in Myrtle Beach open during 2013, but the newest one, called True BBQ, has the best smoked meats. - Read More

Sterling Sharpe & Friends Talk Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 09/28

Dozens of sports & entertainment celebrities descended upon the Grand Strand recently & took time out to share their thoughts on what brings them back to the Myrtle Beach golf scene year after year. - Read More

Visionaries Burroughs and Floyd Inducted Into Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame

Posted on 08/31

Two influential businessmen who foresaw Myrtle Beach becoming a worldwide golf destination in the 1970s and worked to develop that vision into a reality are the newest inductees to the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame. - Read More

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Crow Creek Cracks Golf Insider Top 25

Posted on 07/21

Crow Creek Golf Club (pictured), the Rick Robbins-designed North Strand layout in Calabash, N.C., makes its Myrtle Beach Golf Insider Top 25 debut in the Web site's June 2011 rankings, the site announced Tuesday. - Read More

Video Tips from Stroke Savers: Proper Posture to Help Your Swing

Posted on 07/21

This week, USGTF Certified Instructor Meredith Kirk shows us how proper posture allows for a more free-flowing swing. Video was shot on-location at Willbrook Plantation in Pawleys Island, S.C. - Read More

Pair an Upscale Dinner With Your Great Myrtle Beach Golf Round

Posted on 04/19

The perfect day for some is as simple as a morning round. For others, it’s a fantastic meal to wrap up the evening.Combining the two isn’t necessarily always a possibility, but for those who can pull off the double up, it can lead to memories for years to come. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Par 5s That Match Triumph With Tribulation

Posted on 04/12

Calling these five holes “risk-reward” doesn’t seem to do them justice. More than that, they can be better described as the ones that separate the contenders from the pretenders. - Read More

Kevin McGuire: An Integral Part Of Willbrook Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 04/11

Kevin McGuire is like so many from the Grand Strand. He used to visit his parents when they retired to Myrtle Beach from New Jersey. After quite a few trips, it was clear that the beach and the warm weather were for him, too. - Read More

South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel Names Top Courses

Posted on 04/05

Book the best courses on the Grand Strand with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, some of which were also named Best In State by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel. - Read More

Video: World Tour Golf Links Combines Spectacular Golf with Unique Experience

Posted on 04/04

World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Brad Crumling explains the unique design of this fantastic golf course which allows you to experience holes from among the most exclusive courses around the world. - Read More

Golf Channel Speaks with Paige Cribb First Female President of Carolinas PGA Section

Posted on 03/31

Charlie Rymer while in town for the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship spent some time with newly elected President of the Carolinas PGA Section Paige Cribb who is the first female to hold the position. Cribb is also an instructor at Coastal Carolina’s Professional Golf Management Program. - Read More

Play Grand Strand Courses Designed By Masters Champions

Posted on 03/27

The Myrtle Beach area is home to courses built by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ray Floyd, Gary Player, and Fred Couples, some of golf’s greatest players and all winners of the green jacket. - Read More

7 Spring Gardening Tips From Long-Time Golf Course Landscape Superintendent

Posted on 03/26

Gigi Hines is the landscape superintendent responsible for flower selection and in charge of upkeep on four golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are seven of Hines’ most important tips for successful gardening along the South Carolina coast. - Read More

Director of Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive

Posted on 03/19

Allen Terrell, Director Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School speaks with Golf Channel’s Morning Drive about breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art teaching facility at TPC Myrtle Beach. Coach Terrell also gives some great insight on Dustin Johnson’s golf swing. - Read More

Video: Pawleys Plantation A One-Of-A-Kind Nicklaus Design

Posted on 03/14

Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club's Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis explains how this stellar Jack Nicklaus design is unlike any other course visiting golfers will experience on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach Superintendent Explains Keys to Ensuring Ideal Course Conditions

Posted on 03/12

TPC Golf Course Superintendent Clay Dubose recently spoke with the Golf Channel about keys to ensuring ideal course conditions and how golfers can help. This interview took place during the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship held at TPC Myrtle Beach - Read More

Pawleys Plantation Golf Club Celebrates 30 Years As An Awe-Inspiring, Challenging Golf Course

Posted on 03/07

Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club is celebrating 30 years of providing the perfect setting for a memorable golf getaway. Set amid the splendor of 200-year old moss-draped oaks in the historical coastal region of South Carolina, the Jack Nicklaus signature course opened in 1988. - Read More

Video: Lanny Wadkins Discusses Ties to TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/05

World Golf Hall of Famer Lanny Wadkins spoke about his experience of co-designing TPC Myrtle Beach with renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio. - Read More

Video: Golf Channel’s Interview with Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/02

Dustin Johnson was on hand at TPC Myrtle Beach to kick off the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship. Golf Channel's Brian Batemen caught up with man responsible for the event. - Read More

Get To The Green This St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on 02/26

We can help you get to the green this St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy all the Myrtle Beach area has to offer. With multiple festivals celebrating the patron saint of Ireland on March 17, you can spend time on the greens and take in the green — beer, of course. - Read More

Video: Our Conversation with Golf Channel’s Charlie Rymer

Posted on 02/23

Charlie Rymer, Golf Channel analyst and PGA Tour Champions player, was at TPC Myrtle Beach for the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship. Meredith has an interesting conversation with Charlie ranging from Myrtle Beach to his recent return to competitive golf to some great advice to help your game. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach Provides Tour-Like Experience

Posted on 02/21

Meredith speaks with Assistant Golf Professional Angel Diaz about what visiting golfers can expect when playing the Tom Fazio designed TPC Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf’s Popping Par 3s

Posted on 02/19

Be it a chance at a hole-in-one or the artistic creativity to make a small chunk of land seem like heaven, the visual microcosm of some short holes along South Carolina’s Grand Strand golf mecca are everything we want from the game. - Read More

Founders Club Offers Unique Coastal-Feel Golf Experience

Posted on 02/14

Meredith visits with Founders Club First Assistant Mark Andrews .Mark describes what golfers can expect when playing this dramatic design which is unlike any other on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Myrtle Beach May Golf Vacations Easily Paired With Off-Course Options

Posted on 02/12

If the March and April tourism season forces the doors open on all that the Myrtle Beach area has to offer, May can be considered the buffer before the full summer rush. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Coin Holder Putting Drill

Posted on 02/07

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how you can practice with a coin to help stabilize the putter head. - Read More

Wild Wing Avocet Pairs Well With Itself, Regardless of Season

Posted on 02/05

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, Avocet has already proved that it has significant staying power. - Read More

Founders Club at Pawleys Island Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on 01/29

Founders Club at Pawleys Island, one of Myrtle Beach Golf's most unique designs is celebrating a decade on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Basketball Stabilization Drill

Posted on 01/24

Meredith demonstrates how to use a basketball to help establish and reinforce lower body stabilization. - Read More

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Fall Into the May Sweet Spot

Posted on 01/22

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses are coming into their own at the end of the spring peak season and prior to the summer tourism rush. We call it the May Sweet Spot. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Quick Tip “Speed in a Greenside Bunker”

Posted on 01/16

Dale Ketola, PGA Director of Instruction at the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center demonstrates a couple set-up keys and explains the importance of speed in a green-side bunker. - Read More

Willbrook Plantation Golf Club Celebrates 30 Years On A Land Steeped In Rich Coastal History

Posted on 01/10

When you step onto Willbrook Plantation, you step onto historic ground. The plantation was created 220 years ago as a thriving rice plantation. In 1988, Willbrook Plantation Golf Club was built on that land, but not until after extensive study on its rich coastal history. - Read More

Video: Oops! Our Video Bloopers from 2017

Posted on 01/09

2017 was a fantastic year of golf in Myrtle Beach. In showcasing some of the finest golf courses, we scored many bloopers....Enjoy - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Trips Can Cater to the Wild at Heart

Posted on 01/07

Not every Myrtle Beach golf vacation is just about the golf. For those who cut a little more loose, South Carolina’s Grand Strand has perfected that faction of its repertoire. - Read More

Championship Tees Nothing Like Their Forward Counterparts At Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 01/01

The back tees at certain courses have earned respect by busting up the best intentions of some otherwise prepared golfers during rounds in Myrtle Beach. Frequently, the out-of-area victims mastered the tips on their home course; so it shouldn’t be all the different here, right? - Read More

TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Named Carolinas PGA Merchandiser Of The Year

Posted on 12/21

Carolinas PGA named TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Merchandiser of the Year. The award recognizes PGA professionals who have superior skills as merchandisers in the promotion of golf. - Read More

The City Known to Those Around the Country as Golf Capital, U.S.A.

Posted on 12/18

We here at MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com have put together your comprehensive how-to guide. We want you to get exactly what you want out of your trip, and just as importantly, we want you have to know where to begin and then what questions to ask so you can properly implement those ideas. - Read More

Video: Aberdeen Country Club A Gem Worth Finding

Posted on 12/14

Meredith visits Tom Vanhoogan, Head Golf Professional at Aberdeen Country Club. Tom describes how this beautiful nature-filled 27 hole facility has something to offer every golfer. - Read More

8 Must-Play Myrtle Beach Golf Courses for 2018

Posted on 12/11

In 2018, these are eight Myrtle Beach-area courses that should be on your must-play list. Each brings something different to the table, and all of them will be worth the greens and cart fees - whether its during your golf vacation here or for a short-notice afternoon round. - Read More

River Hills Golf Club Setting Itself Apart From the Pack

Posted on 12/08

Meredith speaks with David Spoone, Head Golf Professional at River Hills Golf Club. David explains how this north-end gem provides an experience golfers will want to make over and over again. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Establishing a Good Chipping Stance

Posted on 12/04

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives an easy tip on how to establish a good chipping stance - Read More

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

Posted on 11/29

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

Posted on 11/27

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

Take a Trip Around the Globe at World Tour Golf Links

Posted on 11/15

Meredith visits with World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Corey Bowers. Corey discusses how this unique design allows players to experience 18 of the world’s most elite golf holes from courses including Augusta National, The Old Course at St. Andrews and 13 more. - Read More

Grande Dunes Resort Club Among The Best Playing Options In Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/08

Meredith speaks with Dustin Powers, Head Golf Professional at Grande Dunes Resort Club. Dustin explains why this acclaimed, award-winning design is one of the best in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: 4 Corners Putting Drill

Posted on 11/07

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shares a drill that will help you work on different putting perspectives around the green - Read More

5 Considerations For Your Spring Myrtle Beach Golf Vacation

Posted on 11/02

Spring golf is big business in Myrtle Beach and its surrounding cities and towns. Which courses would you like to play? What kind of hotel do you need? Where do you want to eat? What clothes should you pack? What’s your budget? Those are the five biggest questions that need to be answered before your golf vacation can begin. - Read More

Myrtlewood Golf Club:The Heart of Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 11/01

Meredith visits with Ryan Ruddy, Head Golf Professional at Myrtlewood Golf Club. Ryan explains how the club’s location and 2 Championship Designs make it one Myrtle Beach Golf’s most popular venues. - Read More

Play Through Five Decades Of Great Courses With Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 10/27

Myrtle Beach is known as “America’s Seaside Golf Capital.” Over decades we’ve grown both the number and variety of our golf courses, and many of our designs are by the most outstanding architects of their time. - Read More

Nicklaus’ Long Bay Club Delivers Precise Balance of Challenge and Fun

Posted on 10/25

Meredith visits Joe Dipre Head Golf Professional of Long Bay Club, one of only two Jack Nicklaus designs on the Grand Strand. Joe explains how this classic Nicklaus design provides a challenging but fun golf experience. - Read More

Tradition Golf Club Offers One-Of-A-Kind Experience

Posted on 10/19

Meredith speaks with Kurtis Kuhn, First Assistant Golf Professional at Tradition Golf Club. Kurtis explains how this creative yet simple design offers a great experience for all golfers. This pristine golf facility built on a former rice plantation has become a lowcountry favorite. - Read More

Skill Drills With Meredith Kirk: Grip Positioning

Posted on 10/17

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how to create a strong grip to help establish stability and consistency in the golf swing. - Read More

Built For The Kilt: Pine Lakes’ Roots Coming Back To The Surface

Posted on 10/16

Following nearly a year of discussions and execution, the staff returned to its Scottish-themed outfits - knickers, knee-high socks and polos for the bag drop staff; kilts, button-down shirts and bow ties for starters; plaid baseball-style caps for most of the employees. - Read More

Founders Club: One of Myrtle Beach Golf’s Most Unique Designs

Posted on 10/11

Meredith visits with Eric Glosick, Head Golf Professional at Founders Club in Pawleys Island. Eric describes the unique characteristics of Founders Club which makes it one of the Grand Strand’s most visually stunning designs. - Read More

Best Pricing Available Now for Spring Golf in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 10/09

Book your spring golf trip now! Spring rates won’t get any lower than this and tee times sell out quickly. Choose from a range of courses like classic designs to Tour-quality challenges, and from Lowcountry gems in Pawleys Island to Top 100 golf courses in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Video: River Club in Pawleys Island~Lowcountry Golf at its Finest

Posted on 10/05

Meredith catches up with River Club Head Golf Professional Christa Bodensteiner. Christa highlights the signature par five 18th which is considered one of the best finishing holes in Myrtle Beach Golf. With consistent outstanding course conditions and exceptional customer service it’s easy to see why River Club is one of the Grand Strand’s favorite designs. - Read More

The 5 Best Holes Of The Waccamaw Golf Trail

Posted on 10/02

The Waccamaw Golf Trail - its 11 golf courses located 20-40 minutes south of Myrtle Beach - is a true force to be reckoned with all its own. The tracks feature some heavy hitters in the design industry and a few of the most decorated courses in all of the Palmetto State. - Read More

Video: Jack Nicklaus Designed Pawleys Plantation Provides Perfect Golf Setting

Posted on 09/27

Meredith speaks with Brian Lewis, Head Golf Professional at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club. Brian details how this spectacular Nicklaus design is a perfect setting for a memorable lowcountry golf experience. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Quick Pre-Round Stretching

Posted on 09/25

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shows some quick stretching exercises to utilize when you might be limited on time before your round of golf. - Read More

Video: Litchfield Country Club 50 Plus Years Of Proud Lowcountry Tradition

Posted on 09/21

Meredith visits Litchfield Country Club and speaks with First Assistant Golf Professional Blake Landreth. Blake explains how the popularity of this South Strand favorite has contributed to its 50 plus years of longevity. - Read More

Not All Perfect Round Hazards Created Equally

Posted on 09/18

Marsh grasses, ponds, waste and sand bunkers. Any old course can plunk a hazard down and affect a hole. Some designers, however, found a way to get really creative with theirs. The Perfect Round series showing the best of Grand Strand golf includes several holes where the hazard not only alters strategy and playability - it is directly responsible for the hole’s personality. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach~The Ultimate Golf Experience

Posted on 09/15

Meredith speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach's 1st Assistant Golf Professional Chad Sullivan about the phenomenal golf experience visiting golfers can expect at this top rated facility. - Read More

Chomp, Chomp: Where The Alligators Also Play

Posted on 09/11

For some, it’s the rush of excitement. For others, it’s the tie to a time before man. The emotions of a run-in with an alligator on a golf course can fall anywhere on the spectrum, but indifference is almost never an option. - Read More

Get A Free TaylorMade® Club Fitting At 6 Grand Strand Courses This Fall

Posted on 09/07

6 Grand Strand Golf Courses have teamed up with TaylorMade to offer free custom club fittings this fall. - Read More

Pine Lakes Country Club Embracing A History Like No Other

Posted on 09/04

With a sign reading “1927” adorning the sign at the entrance onto Granddaddy Drive, an air of authority sets apart Pine Lakes Country Club. Myrtle Beach’s first golf course, 90 years in the making and re-making, owns its history. And, oh, what a glorious history it has been. - Read More

Improve Your Game with Properly Fitted Golf Clubs From The Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center

Posted on 08/28

A Golf Magazine study found 90 percent of American golfers could be playing with improperly fit clubs. If you're shopping around for performance enhancing club, check out the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center which offers custom club fitting, lessons, and more. - Read More

Book Now For Half Off Tee Times On Seven Lowcountry Courses This Fall

Posted on 08/28

You can get 50 percent off tee times before 8:30 a.m. when you book three rounds now on seven gorgeous Lowcountry Courses: Litchfield Country Club, River Club, Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, TPC Myrtle Beach, Founders Club, and Tradition Club. - Read More

New adiPure Line by adidas® Available at Select Golf Shops in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 08/25

Casey Cook, Director of retail for Founders Group International talks about the exciting new adiPure line by adidas® and where you can find it on the Grand Strand. - Read More

River Club ~ An Experience Nothing Less Than Exceptional

Posted on 08/23

Built on a former rice plantation, the River Club opened to heralded reviews in 1985, and continues to be a must-play course, recently receiving four and a half stars from Golf Digest's Places to Play ratings. - Read More

Three Early Holes Buck Perfect Round Trend

Posted on 08/20

Some golf holes are so good, their placement is inconsequential. Of the 18 holes selected for the Perfect Round, five fall in the front nine. What’s more, only three that were picked realistically fall within the first hour of teeing off. . Willbrook Plantation’s No. 1, TPC of Myrtle Beach’s third hole and No. 4 at Tidewater Golf have set themselves apart by not only forcing themselves into the best of the best, but doing so earlier than any of their counterparts. - Read More

Fun Retail Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 08/16

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

The Traveling Golfer Spotlights Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 08/14

During a visit to the Myrtle Beach area, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time learning about the benefits of a Myrtle Beach golf package with Steve Mays of Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. - Read More

Experience The Once-In-A-Lifetime Total Eclipse From Two Beautiful Golf Courses In Pawleys Island

Posted on 08/04

You can catch the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse from two beautiful golf courses by the sea. Book rounds for the momentous day at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club or Founders Club at Pawleys Island, which are both in the band of totality. The 1:30 p.m. shotgun start will give you time to get out to your assigned hole and start your round before the total eclipse occurs at just about 2:46 p.m. - Read More

Holliday Junior Tournament in 49th Year Past Participants Include PGA and LPGA Players

Posted on 08/03

The George Holliday Memorial Junior Golf Tournament in its 49th year is hosted at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, SouthCreek and West Course. The event has become one of the nation’s premier junior golf competitions, and includes PGA and LPGA Tour stars. Brad Crumling, Head Golf Professional at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club details this premier junior event. - Read More

Smoother Rhythm With Proper Grip Pressure

Posted on 07/31

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives a simple drill to help you test the waters of different types of grip pressure for your clubs. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant ‘Where Urban Meets Ocean”

Posted on 07/27

Meredith takes a tour of Myrtle Beach's Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant located at Market Common. Not only is this Restaurant known for it's award-winning handcrafted beers, it's one of the Grand Strand's favorite dining spots. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach-Area Golf Courses Worth an Extra Look Come Fall

Posted on 07/24

It doesn’t matter if you’re a leafer who normally heads north for the fall or someone looking for something categorically different to photograph. Myrtle Beach’s golf scene provides a bevy of seasonal visuals late in the year. - Read More

Meredith Visits The New “Avenue” at Broadway at the Beach

Posted on 07/20

Meredith stops by to check out the new renovations at the always popular Broadway at the Beach. The all new "Avenue" boasts some great places to visit after a day on the golf course. - Read More

Risky Business: Four Myrtle Beach Courses that Overcame Long Odds to Gain Prominence

Posted on 07/16

Some golf courses are destined to succeed. Maybe a monster name was attached to it during one of the upticks in in the market. Or possibly corporate ties kept its tee sheets full. Still, there are a few underdogs along South Carolina’s Grand Strand that weren’t considered automatic locks. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 5’s

Posted on 07/10

No round is complete without a chance to go big. The Perfect Round’s par 5's have done that and more. - Read More

Junior Tees Make Golf A Fun Family Vacation Option

Posted on 07/06

Now through Labor Day, junior tees are available at these courses: Myrtle Beach National's West Course, the PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, Litchfield Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, and River Club. Junior tees makes the game fairer and more manageable for children and because kids play free with a paying adult at all of these courses, a round with the entire family is more affordable. - Read More

Play In The Shade - Five Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where The Sun Won’t Beat You Down

Posted on 07/03

South Carolina’s Grand Strand has a large number of courses where the layouts were built throughout magnificent tree lines offering some shade. What’s more, many of them are situated in natural breezeways that give players some reprieve from the summer heat. - Read More

Meredith Offers Up a Golf Club “Challenge”

Posted on 06/26

During a visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk had a unique way of welcoming a group of visiting golfers from Texas. This is part one of her golf club “challenge” – let’s see how they did! - Read More

Camera-Ready: Perfect Round Includes Visually Stunning Options

Posted on 06/19

Among the 18 holes that were selected by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, some carry extra pop, both to the eye and the camera lens. Between the combination of natural environment their famous designers utilized in crafting these holes and years of top-notch maintenance to preserve them, you’ve officially been warned. - Read More

King’s North’s Short Holes Hold Their Own

Posted on 06/12

For all of the talk of some of the imposing longer holes at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, the course’s four par 3s more than hold their own with an identity firmly planted in Arnold Palmer’s image. - Read More

Give Dad The Gift Of Golf For Father’s Day

Posted on 06/06

Save a trip to the store and book your Father's Day gift here with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. Get $10 off two rounds and kids play free with each paying adult. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 3’s

Posted on 06/04

The Perfect Round boasts the best of the best. Much like the rest of the group, the Par 3s in the series are a collection of stunning and challenging designs. - Read More

Kid-Friendly Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 05/22

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

Fazio’s Design Anchoring Top-Notch TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 05/21

A few miles south of Myrtle Beach’s city limits, one of the Waccamaw Golf Trail’s two northernmost clubs opens a window of opportunity seen so rarely. - Read More

What’s in a name? Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round Designers List Says It All

Posted on 05/15

The results are in, and Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round project speak to an underlying truth more often than not. Some golf course architects have something most others do not. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Hula Swing Plane

Posted on 05/08

In the latest edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how you can use a Hula Hoop to help build a consistent swing plane. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s Part 2

Posted on 05/01

The Perfect Round project, spearheaded by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips with the help of the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, selected the best 18 holes along South Carolina’s Grand Strand. Ten of the holes were Par 4s, and five of those will be dissected here. - Read More

King’s North Golf A Tribute To The King

Posted on 04/23

The game of golf has spent countless hours honoring Arnold Palmer, the legend who helped bring the sport to numerous generations. That hasn’t stopped since his passing in September of 2016. His King’s North design at Myrtle Beach National is another celebration of his life and contributions. - Read More

Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac Using Social Media Platform For A Good Cause

Posted on 04/10

Meredith speaks with Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac who is using her social media platform to speak out on cyber bullying. Paige was playing at the 2017 Monday after the Masters in Myrtle Beach - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s

Posted on 04/09

Each of the Par 4s that found themselves included in the Perfect Round hold a special place among their counterparts in the Myrtle Beach golf scene. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Opens

Posted on 04/06

The elite facility is designed to fit you with the best equipment and improve your game with instruction using the latest technology found in few other places. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Pre-Shot Routine

Posted on 04/03

Meredith discusses the importance of developing a pre-shot routine in order to build confidence and consistency. - Read More

Video: Pine Lakes Country Club Rich With History And Tradition

Posted on 03/23

Meredith speaks with Pine Lakes Head Golf Professional Jonathan Brock about the history and tradition of Myrtle Beach's first course. Find out why "The Granddaddy" should be included on your next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

S.C. Ratings Panel and M.B. Golf Trips Identifies “Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round” of 18 Golf Holes

Posted on 03/16

Panel Says Some Of Myrtle Beach's Best Golf Holes Are At Caledonia, Grande Dunes, TPC Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Plantation, Tidewater And Willbrook Plantation - Read More

Master Your Game In Myrtle Beach This April With Special Golf Packages

Posted on 03/14

In case you haven't heard, April is the time to get swinging with golf packages offered by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. As the golf season bursts into full bloom this April with The Masters Tournament, golfers can begin to master their own 2017 games through the Azalea Golf Package or the April 2-Round Package. - Read More

Fantastic Course Conditions at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 03/08

Meredith checked in at the Jack Nicklaus designed Pawleys Plantation Golf Club where she spoke with Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis. Meredith and Brian discuss the outstanding spring course conditions and the spectacular lowcountry setting of Pawleys Plantation. - Read More

Grand Plan-4 Days of Golf, Food & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/06

With 100 golf courses, 18 times as many restaurants, and countless other activities, figuring out a Myrtle Beach itinerary isn’t easy, so we’ve done it for you. - Read More

Meredith Speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach Head Golf Professional Matt Daly

Posted on 02/27

Fresh off the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship, Meredith catches up with TPC Head Golf Professional Matt Daly. Matt discusses the preparation that went in hosting such an elite event and discusses why you should experience TPC Myrtle Beach on your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

Meredith Catches up with Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/25

Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk caught up with 2016 United States Open Champ and recently ranked number one player in the world, Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach. Johnson offers up a couple of tips on how you can improve your game. - Read More

Traveling Golfer Catches Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk

Posted on 02/20

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora caught up with Meredith Kirk to discuss her many roles in the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and to play the second hole at Founders Club at Pawleys Island. - Read More

Four Reasons for an April Golf Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/13

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

Discover America’s Most Awarded Golf Trail

Posted on 02/01

Amid the hoopla of the Myrtle Beach golf scene is a conglomeration of 11 of the finest courses the area has to offer. Together, their distinction comes with a separate moniker - the Waccamaw Golf Trail. From the north end of Murrells Inlet down to the southern tip of Pawleys Island, those tracks represent high-end golf with a Lowcountry feel. Centuries-old plantations, bending rivers and moss-covered oaks are incorporated into some fantastic designs that as a whole are unattainable anywhere else - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where Golf and History Meet

Posted on 01/30

Recognizing the golf output South Carolina’s Grand Strand has each year is one thing. Realizing how closely the game is tied to the area’s past is another. - Read More

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

Posted on 01/23

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

Traveling Golfer Television Show Comes to Founders Club at Pawleys Island

Posted on 01/23

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time visiting Founders Club at Pawleys Island and its head golf professional, Corey Bowers. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Rhythm and Tempo

Posted on 01/16

In this installment of her “Skill Drills” instructional video series, Meredith Kirk discusses Rhythm and Tempo. Learn more about “Skill Drills” at http://myrtlebeachgolftrips.com/videoskilldrills - Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Golf Courses You May Not Have Played

Posted on 01/10

Don’t call them the comebacks. They’ve been here for years. But for whatever reason, these courses may have been passed over on your list of must-plays for the Myrtle Beach area. Maybe they aren’t centrally located; or possibly it’s their place among a cluster of other courses. Either way, it’s time make time for these five tracks and see exactly what they have to offer. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Pre-Round Stretching

Posted on 01/05

In the inaugural installment of her “Skill Drills” instructional video series, Dustin Johnson Golf School lead instructor Meredith Kirk walks you through the paces of an effective pre-round stretching routine. Learn more about “Skill Drills” at http://myrtlebeachgolftrips.com/videoskilldrills! - Read More

Meredith Chats It Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Vacationers from Texas

Posted on 12/29

During her recent visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk spent some time with a visiting group from Texas. Check out what they had to share about their Myrtle Beach golf experience! - Read More

Happy Holidays from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips!

Posted on 12/21

Santa's 2017 holiday sleigh ride tour included a return trip to the Grand Strand. Check out what he saw when he flew by some of our renowned golf courses. From all of us here at Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a holiday season filled with joy and peace! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip: Dustin Johnson Golf School Shows You 3 Ways to Improving Your Bunker Play

Posted on 12/15

In this video, Dustin Johnson Golf School Director of Coaching Allen Terrell discusses the three key components to better bunker play – and how you can properly execute the primary elements of each. - Read More

Meredith Kirk Offers Up a “Quick Fix” for a Visiting Golfer

Posted on 12/09

Meredith Kirk, lead instructor for the Dustin Johnson Golf School at TPC Myrtle Beach, paid a recent visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club – and, during a random observation of visiting golfers on the practice range, offered up some impromptu advice. - Read More

Four Reasons for a Waccamaw Golf Trail Getaway

Posted on 12/02

We continue our multi-part series with four reasons to point the compass down from Myrtle Beach proper and take advantage of the Waccamaw Golf Trail. - Read More

Four Golfing Sins You Can Cure in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/10

Returning to the links after a months-long layoff is not an immediate process, at least not for those wishing to do so successfully. We attempt to knock the dust off the clubs and the rust out of our shoulders. For most, that’s easier said than done. - Read More

4 of South Carolina’s “Best You Can Play” Jockeying for Position

Posted on 11/04

Founders Group International manages 22 of Myrtle Beach’s most respected courses, four of which have recently been named to Golf Magazine’s list of best courses you can play in South Carolina. - Read More

Litchfield Celebrating 50 Years on the Myrtle Beach Golf Scene

Posted on 10/26

As the course approaches its 50th anniversary in November, establishing and then holding on to all the reasons Litchfield is about to hit that golden celebration is the prioritized topic these days. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses That Favor the Big Hitters

Posted on 10/20

Some offer pure distance; others provide opportunities to muscle up with less chance for disaster. Either way, it’s time to eat your Wheaties and go to work. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Back on Track After Hurricane Matthew

Posted on 10/12

Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, and most Grand Strand golf courses are now back up and running. See how some courses have bounced back, along with a full listing of current course openings. - Read More

Course Spotlight: Oyster Bay Golf Links

Posted on 10/07

There is a tendency in life to gravitate towards what is new, but typically standing the test of time is the truest indicator of quality. That is certainly the case at Oyster Bay Golf Links, one of the Grand Strand’s premier layouts. - Read More

How to Make Your Next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip a “Ryder Cup” Experience

Posted on 09/21

Want to put a cool twist on your next golf buddy trip to Myrtle Beach? How about setting up as Ryder Cup format for your next trip? - Read More

Golf Magazine Says 13 of SC’s Best Courses You Can Play Are in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 09/15

When Golf's editors recently released their 2016/2017 “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list and “Best In State” rankings, they confirmed the Myrtle Beach area has the best collection of golf courses in the country. - Read More

Outstanding Myrtle Beach Designs By Golf’s Greatest Players: Take On The King and The Bear

Posted on 09/08

Ever wanted to get into the minds of golf's greatest players? Now is your chance to take on Myrtle Beach designs by golf's King and Golden Bear. - Read More

Golf Insider Magazine Readers’ Choice for Best Burgers

Posted on 09/01

Readers of Golf Insider Magazine weighed in with their choices for the best places in Myrtle Beach to get a post-round burger. - Read More

The 5 Best Clubhouse Experiences in Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 08/22

The positive vibes from a round on the links don’t have to evaporate as soon as the 18th pin is placed back into the cup. - Read More

5 Reasons Why Myrtle Beach Would Be a Better Olympics Golf Venue Than Rio

Posted on 08/10

If we’re talking great golf destinations to host a future Olympics golf event, the author nominates Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Here's why. - Read More

Five Historical Items You Didn’t Know About Willbrook Plantation

Posted on 08/05

Beyond its status as a decorated golf course along the Myrtle Beach area’s South Strand, Dan Maples’ Willbrook Plantation also provides its visitors with a compelling history lesson. Course markers tell an important part of the story of life in 18th Century South Carolina for those who lived and worked on these grounds. - Read More

The Best of the Best at the Beach: The Top 10 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 08/01

Getting to the top of the Grand Strand golf echelon isn’t easy. Competition is fierce. Different courses have varying selling points. And let’s not forget that personal taste always prevails. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video Spotlight: Aberdeen Country Club

Posted on 07/22

Aberdeen Country Club is one of several Founders Collection courses along the Grand Strand’s Northern Gateway that’s ready to help create indelible memories for your next Myrtle Beach golf getaway. Check out this video spotlight of a classic Tom Jackson design that’s sure to please! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Video Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 07/19

Located on Highway 9 just outside North Myrtle Beach, Long Bay boasts a renowned signature design by “The Golden Bear” himself, Jack Nicklaus. - Read More

The Big Three’s Impact on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 06/23

From the July/August 2016 issue of Golf Georgia Magazine - How The King, The Golden Bear & The Black Knight have left an indelible mark on the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Summer Course Work: Eight Myrtle Beach Golf Favorites

Posted on 06/17

In three-plus decades the author has played dozens of golf courses along the 60-some miles of the Myrtle Beach “Grand Strand." Here is a sampler of eight of his favorites. - Read More

Ginella’s Journey to the Myrtle Beach Golf Scene: Off-Course Fun at Huntington Beach State Park

Posted on 06/02

Golf Channel’s “Matty G,” Matt Ginella, took his “Ginella’s Journeys” series recently to Myrtle Beach. When he wasn’t on the golf course, he was having plenty of fun exploring the Grand Strand’s plentiful outdoor activities. In this segment, Matty G visits a South Strand masterpiece: Huntington Beach State Park. Segment begins at the 2:00 mark in the video. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: World Tour Golf Links & King’s North at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 05/27

Canadian-based SCOREGolf offers a video profile of two of The Grand Strand’s most iconic courses: King’s North at Myrtle Beach National and International World Tour Golf Links! - Read More

Registration Open for Myrtle Beach World Amateur Golf Event

Posted on 05/19

Registrations for the 2016 Myrtle Beach World Amateur are now being accepted. - Read More

Meredith On the Loose with the GolfBoard

Posted on 04/20

In the latest installment of her “On the Loose” series, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk shows us what it’s like to experience the latest craze in recreational golf: the GolfBoard! - Read More

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Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Indian Wells Golf Club

Posted on 04/07

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

3 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Debut in State Panel’s Top 50 Ratings for 2016

Posted on 03/10

Heritage Club, Glen Dornoch Waterway Golf Links and Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club have joined impressive company with their first-time inclusion in the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel’s “Top 50 Golf Courses” rankings for 2016. - Read More

Dustin Johnson World Junior in Myrtle Beach Features Dramatic Finish

Posted on 02/19

After posting an opening-round 86, the last thing on Delaney Shah’s mind entering Monday’s final round of the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship was winning the golf tournament. Even after rebounding strongly with a 12-stroke improvement in Sunday’s second round, the North Potomac, Maryland high school senior was more focused on finishing strong regardless of where the final result took her. - Read More

The 5 Most Challenging Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 02/17

A big part of these courses’ massive popularity among visiting golfers goes beyond their aesthetic beauty and exceptional customer service experience. When played from the championship tees, these golf courses are a big, brawny test of any golfer’s game. - Read More

Virginia Golfer Magazine Features Myrtle Beach National in January 2016 Issue

Posted on 02/10

The following piece appears in the January-February 2016 issue of Virginia Golfer Magazine. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip with Meredith Kirk: 4 Keys to Proper Pitching Setup

Posted on 01/28

In the second of her three-part series on wedge play, Dustin Johnson Golf School instructor Meredith Kirk highlights the four key elements you need to focus on with your pitching setup. - Read More

USA Today’s 10Best.com Rates Its Top 10 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 01/14

Longtime Myrtle Beach freelance writer Terry Massey recently offered up his choices for the Grand Strand’s top golf courses for USA Today’s 10Best.com – including two of the renowned Founders Collection designs that have served as major event venues in recent years. - Read More

Meredith Kirk Joins Dustin Johnson Golf School Staff

Posted on 12/22

As the Dustin Johnson Golf School grows its presence in the Myrtle Beach market, it does so with the appointment of a familiar name to its instructional ranks. - Read More

Happy Holidays from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips!

Posted on 12/17

Santa's 2015 holiday sleigh ride tour included the Grand Strand. Check out what he saw when he flew by some of our renowned golf courses. - Read More

Dustin Johnson, TPC Myrtle Beach Hosting World Junior Event

Posted on 12/07

One of the nation’s preeminent golf course owner-operators has joined forces with one of the world’s top players for a first-time, international junior competition. Founders Group International (FGI), the Dustin Johnson Golf School and Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday are collaborating to host the inaugural Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship, set for Feb. 13-15, 2016 at TPC Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip: Finding Your Tempo is As Easy as 1-2-3

Posted on 11/19

In this segment, LPGA Professional and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk demonstrates a simple drill you can use the next time you’re at the practice range, to help you find the tempo and pace that’s just right for your particular golf swing. This video was filmed on location at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Golf Instruction Peers Rank Meredith Kirk 3rd in South Carolina

Posted on 11/05

LPGA instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk has added a new achievement to her growing list of accolades, as her peers have ranked her third in South Carolina in Golf Digest’s “The Best Teachers In Your State” listing for 2015-2016. - Read More

Aberdeen Country Club Reopens After Historic Rainfall

Posted on 10/30

Closed for the previous three weeks because of the torrential rain and flooding that hit Myrtle Beach in early October, Aberdeen Country Club reopened to the public on Friday, October 30. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip from Meredith Kirk: 2 Easy Steps to Your Best-Ever Round

Posted on 10/30

With her lates instructional piece, LPGA Instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk demonstrates two easy ways to set up your best-ever golf round. This video was filmed on location at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C. - Read More

Meredith Kirk “On the Loose” With Her GoPro at Soar & Explore Myrtle Beach

Posted on 10/21

In the latest installment of her “On the Loose” video series, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk’s latest stop about town is at Broadway at the Beach – this time, taking on the ropes course and zipline at Soar & Explore, located just outside of WonderWorks. Meredith brought her GoPro camera, too, so you can get a first-hand perspective of the thrills the zipline offers its riders! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Tip from Meredith Kirk: 3 Steps to Better Balance & Posture

Posted on 10/16

In the latest installment of her instructional series, LPGA Instructor and Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk shows us three simple steps to improving your posture and balance in your golf swing. This tip was recorded on location at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C. - Read More

After the Storm: Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Back in Full Swing

Posted on 10/07

A quick stroll around the practice areas of Grande Dunes Resort Club Wednesday revealed a golf course teeming with shorts-clad golfers warming up for their round under bright blue skies, a soft breeze and idyllic temperatures in the low 70s. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Features Founders Club at Pawleys Island

Posted on 09/18

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” that airs 7-9 a.m. weekdays on CBS Sports Radio’s Myrtle Beach affiliate (WSEA-FM 100.3), recently sat down with Cory Bowers, head golf professional at Founders Golf Club at Pawleys Island, to discuss the course and what makes it unique for golf in the Myrtle Beach area. - Read More

Meredith Kirk’s on Golf Channel’s “School of Golf” Sept. 2

Posted on 09/03

LPGA teaching professional, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk appeared on the Sept. 2, 2015 episode of Golf Channel’s “School of Golf” to offer some advice on how you can make practice fun – and, at the same time, teach yourself how to handle pressure as you transition your game from the practice tee to the first tee. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Interviews Indian Wells Head Pro Joe Dipre

Posted on 08/27

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

CBS Sports Radio Talks Myrtle Beach Golf with Aberdeen Head Pro

Posted on 08/21

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” on CBS Sports Radio in Myrtle Beach, S.C., recently hosted one of his summer “Tee It Up Tuesdays” shows live from Aberdeen Country Club near North Myrtle Beach. He sat down with Aberdeen head pro Steve Shaffer to talk about the N. Myrtle Beach golf course and what makes it special. - Read More

Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach Hosts 2015 Carolinas PGA Section Championship

Posted on 07/30

Mike Townsend, PGA Head Professional from Kiawah Island Club’s Cassique course, bested a field of 144 PGA club professionals from throughout North Carolina and South Carolina to win the 2015 Carolinas PGA (CPGA) Section Championship, held July 28-30 at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Burning Ridge Featured on CBS Sports Radio

Posted on 07/23

Aaron Marks, host of “The Drive” on CBS Sports Radio's Myrtle Beach affiliate, WSEA-FM, paid a recent visit to Burning Ridge Golf Club where he interviewed Burning Ridge's head golf professional, Steve Ubl. Aaron and Steve discussed several factors behind what made Burning Ridge the 2006 “Golf Course of the Year” as awarded by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. - Read More

Meredith Kirk “On the Loose” at Myrtle Beach’s Best Piers

Posted on 07/16

In her latest video installment of “Meredith On the Loose,” Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk visits three of the Grand Strand’s most popular piers – and tells you why there a must-visit for you and your family the next time you’re in town! - Read More

The End of an Era: Waterway Hills Closes Its Doors

Posted on 07/02

One of Myrtle Beach golf’s most renowned designs has seen its final foursome. When it first opened in 1975, Waterway Hills Golf Club joined The Dunes Golf and Beach Club as the lone pair of Myrtle Beach-area courses designed by legendary golf course architect Robert Trent Jones. Some 40 years and more than 1.5 million rounds later, Waterway Hills closed its doors for good on June 24, 2015. - Read More

Golf Georgia Magazine Spotlights Willbrook Plantation

Posted on 06/26

Defining the intrinsic value of Willbrook Plantation compared to the rest of South Carolina’s Grand Strand, or even its worth as part of the South Strand’s renowned Waccamaw Golf Trail, is no easy task. But nestled among some of the Myrtle Beach area’s biggest and brightest courses is one that draws high praise all its own. - Read More

Course Spotlight: Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 06/25

Enjoy a relaxing journey in this video tour of the course that was recognized in 2009 as the “National Golf Course of the Year” by the National Golf Course Owners Association of America, and in 2014 served as co-host of the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship: Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. - Read More

Meredith on the Loose with Oceanfront Helicopters in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 06/18

Meredith’s at it again! This time, 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America and LPGA Instructor Meredith Kirk is looking for more off-course adventures for you to consider as part of your next Myrtle Beach golf getaway. Today she’s setting out on an aerial tour of the Grand Strand with Oceanfront Helicopters in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

The Bryan Brothers Visit Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 05/14

They’ve become a social media sensation, and The Bryan Brothers' talents were on full display May 13 at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video Spotlight: Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 05/14

Take a video tour of the oldest golf course in Myrtle Beach – Pine Lakes Country Club, known affectionately as “The Granddaddy” & always a popular choice as part of a Grand Strand golf getaway! - Read More

Monday After the Masters with Meredith

Posted on 04/16

On April 13, 2015, LPGA Instructor and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk went behind the scenes to meet some of the newer faces at the 21st Annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Pro-Am. - Read More

“Meredith On the Loose” at The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet

Posted on 03/19

LPGA Teaching Professional, 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America and one of Golf.com’s “Most Beautiful Women in Golf 2015” Meredith Kirk lets us tag along as she visits The Marshwalk in Murrells Inlet on a gorgeous early-spring Sunday! - Read More

Five Perfect Myrtle Beach Breakfast and Brunch Spots

Posted on 03/12

The perfect day of golf begins with the perfect breakfast. Let Nora Battle of VisitMyrtleBeach.com show you her top five choices in the Myrtle Beach area for the most important meal of the day! - Read More

Traveling Golfer: Rules for a Successful Buddy Golf Trip to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/05

Getting together with a group of your friends for a golf trip should be a real kick and create epic tales for a lifetime. You just have to do it the right way. - Read More

Natalie Gulbis: Why I Love Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/25

LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis reflects on her recent trip to Myrtle Beach, and what she finds so special about the Grand Strand. - Read More

Night Moves: Where Visiting Myrtle Beach Golfers Can Cut Loose

Posted on 02/17

The Atlantic Ocean provides good, clean fun, and the Grand Strand golf mecca gives those coming to swing the clubs plenty of options. But for others looking to avoid feeling like they’ve gone on a chaperoned school trip after jaunts to the beach or links, the nightlife in and around Myrtle Beach is as beefed up as ever. - Read More

A Piece of Advice: Natalie Gulbis on In-Between Wedge Shots

Posted on 02/12

LPGA Tour pro Natalie Gulbis took time out from her recent trip to Myrtle Beach to offer some advice on how to practice in-between wedge shots. Check out her video tip today! - Read More

A Tip from Natalie Gulbis: How Alignment Sticks Can Help You

Posted on 02/05

On her recent trip to the Grand Strand, LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis stopped by Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, to offer some insight into her practice routine. Here, she shows how she integrates the use of alignment sticks into her regimen, and how you can use them to improve your golf game! - Read More

Natalie Gulbis Spotlights River Club No. 18

Posted on 01/29

In her recent trip to the Grand Strand, LPGA Tour star Natalie Gulbis took time out to play River Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and its signature finishing hole – the par-5 18th, featuring plenty of risk/reward opportunity. - Read More

LPGA “Teaching Her” Tip from Meredith Kirk: All About the Base

Posted on 01/22

LPGA Member & "Teaching Her" Course Instructor Meredith Kirk offers a tip for women on how to maximize your lower body technique to gain consistency, length and accuracy in the golf swing. This LPGA "Teaching Her" tip was filmed on location at Grande Dunes Resort Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Read More

Meredith Kirk on Aim, Alignment & the Power of Intention

Posted on 01/14

Meredith Kirk, LPGA Teaching Professional and recently featured in Golf.com’s “Most Beautiful Women in Golf 2015,” offers some advice on body position in relation to your swing – and how the power of intention helps bring it all together. This tip was filmed on location at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, SC. - Read More

Big Break Video Spotlight: How Do the Competitors Unwind?

Posted on 10/22

In this video installment, contestants of “Big Break Myrtle Beach” take a break from the competition to discuss what they love doing while they’re not competing for prizes, fame and glory. - Read More

Big Break Myrtle Beach Video Spotlight: Building the Big Break Sand Sculpture

Posted on 09/30

The anticipation continues to build as the premiere of Big Break Myrtle Beach approaches! Golf Channel’s hit reality series visits the Grand Strand in its season debut on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9 p.m. ET. - Read More

Golf Insider Reaches Significant Milestone

Posted on 09/08

Six years and more than 25,000 golfer reviews later, the Myrtle Beach Golf Insider has become a true standard bearer for the Grand Strand golf industry. Since day one, its premise has been simple: "Myrtle Beach golf course reviews for golfers … by golfers." - Read More

Golf Channel’s “Big Break” Coming to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 07/10

Golf Channel announced in July that "Big Break Myrtle Beach," the 22nd season of the network's "Big Break" series, will be hosted on the Grand Strand and feature four renowned Myrtle Beach-area golf courses - including Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club and the Dye, Fazio and Love courses at Barefoot Resort & Golf. - Read More

“Katrek & Maginnes On Tap” Talk Myrtle Beach Golf with Natalie Gulbis

Posted on 07/03

Recently, SiriusXM Radio’s “Katrek & Maginnes On Tap” hosts Brian Katrek and John Maginnes spent some time chatting with Myrtle Beach Trips spokesperson Natalie Gulbis. Natalie shared her thoughts on what compelled her to get involved with the Myrtle Beach golf market, her time on the LPGA Tour, and much more. - Read More

Results of the 2014 National Retired Military Golf Classic

Posted on 07/01

More than 900 golfers gathered in Myrtle Beach for the 31st Annual National Retired Military Golf Classic. This year’s Classic was contested at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, Pine Lakes Country Club and the PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club. - Read More

Michael Block Wins PGA Professional National Championship in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 06/26

Hitting sand wedge from 120 yards out on the 10th hole at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Michael Block knocked his approach within 4 feet of the pin – setting up the winning birdie putt on the second playoff hole, and making Block only the ninth player ever to win the PNC in his first attempt. - Read More

AERIAL SPOTLIGHT: The Par-5 10th at SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 06/21

Play it safe or go for broke - have it your way on this 525-yard par 5 at the Arnold Palmer-designed SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National! - Read More

The PGA Professional’s View of Grande Dunes Resort Club

Posted on 06/19

Check out Grande Dunes Resort Club from a competitor's perspective - 312 of them, to be precise, as the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship approaches June 22-25 at host courses Grande Dunes Resort Club and The Dunes Golf & Beach Club. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Best Golf Holes: No. 14 at Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 06/06

In this video tour, LPGA instructor and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk teams up with 1st Assistant Pro Ryan Tyndall to showcase the par-4 14th hole at Myrtle Beach’s oldest golf course, Pine Lakes Country Club. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Sports Radio Interviews Gary Player – Part 2

Posted on 05/16

Part 2 of our 2-part written recap of this interview session features Mr. Player’s thoughts on Tiger Woods and the road ahead in his recovery from back surgery. The interview was conducted on April 9, 2014 – the transcripts of which were produced from audio provided courtesy of WSEA-FM in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video: Highlights from Monday After the Masters

Posted on 04/17

Professional golfers, athletes and celebrities from far and wide descended upon The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort on April 14, 2014 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a Myrtle Beach golf rite of passage: the Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am, to benefit children’s educational programs and junior golf in South Carolina. Here is a video recap of the day’s festivities: - Read More

Maginnes Minute: What’s On Tap Right Now in Myrtle Beach Golf?

Posted on 04/04

This week, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes checks in as the azaleas start to bloom. Spring is here - and John tells us what's on his mind as the great weather is now upon us. - Read More

Tip Plus from Golf Digest: Better Body Action for Good Golf Shots

Posted on 02/20

In this installment of Golf Digest's "Tip Plus" video series, Golf Digest Senior Editor Stina Sternberg checks in from River Hills Golf & Country Club in Little River, South Carolina, to relay a tip on shot consistency from one of the world's renowned golf instructors. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: With Age Comes the Southerly Trend

Posted on 02/14

In this installment of the Maginnes Minute, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes weighs in not only on why Myrtle Beach is the perfect destination for your golf or beach getaway, but also on how his interests have shifted south along the Grand Strand as the years have gone by. - Read More

Meredith’s Take: Make Valentine’s Day Weekend a Couples Golf Outing!

Posted on 01/30

Ten years from now, she won’t remember the roses – but she will treasure the memories of a lifetime you’ll create during the romantic golf weekend you give her at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club. - Read More

LPGA Tour’s Gulbis Planting Roots in Myrtle Beach Area

Posted on 01/24

Read Alan Blondin's report as published in the Myrtle Beach Sun News on Jan. 20, 2014. - Read More

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Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Barons Steaks & Spirits

Posted on 01/23

Barons Steaks & Spirits, located on the north end of Myrtle Beach at the south end of Restaurant Row, is a casual steakhouse with both budget and upscale dining choices. - Read More

Natalie Gulbis to Represent Myrtle Beach Golf Trips on LPGA Tour in 2014

Posted on 01/16

National Golf Management (NGM) has announced that LPGA Tour star and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Natalie Gulbis will serve as a spokesperson for the company in 2014. - Read More

A Special Holiday Message from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 12/18

When it comes to your Myrtle Beach golf getaway, we know you have many choices to make it happen – and we’re grateful that you’ve chosen us as a reliable resource to help you plan. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: PGA TOUR’s Holiday Shopping Might Finally Be Complete

Posted on 12/13

This week, SiriusXM Radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes checks in exclusively for the Myrtle Beach Golf Web network to offer his best holiday wishes – and opine on how the PGA TOUR might have finally received a gift that’s been two decades in the making. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Variety with a View at Damon’s

Posted on 12/13

Damon’s Grill has been known in the Myrtle Beach area for more than 20 years for its tender ribs, but there’s a lot more deliciousness to be discovered. - Read More

Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with two cheeses, deep-fried and served with Ranch dressing.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Perpetual Fiesta at Burro Loco

Posted on 12/05

Fiesta del Burro Loco is one of the best established Mexican restaurants in Myrtle Beach, and the reasons for its popularity are deliciously fun. - Read More

Enjoy Myrtle Beach Golf in “Grande” Fashion

Posted on 11/21

If you’re lucky enough to be staying right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, there are no fewer than 11 top golf courses nearby - and each one is a rather grand part of a very select group of golf courses that we like to call the Grande Collection. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: My Myrtle Beach Golf Experience

Posted on 11/15

This week, SiriusXM radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes reflects upon his most recent trip to Myrtle Beach, and sheds some light on some big-stage golf events happening on the Grand Strand in 2014. - Read More

NBA Stars & Heavyweight Champ Weigh In on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 11/06

The celebrities who took time out recently to share their thoughts on what they love most about Myrtle Beach golf include two former NBA stars, the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world and a nationally renowned golf radio personality. - Read More

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Course Spotlight: Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 10/31

The Granddaddy isn’t letting up any time soon. Better known as Pine Lakes Country Club, the first golf course in Myrtle Beach is thriving well beyond its 80 years of service and quality play. Discovering why takes no more than a handful of holes, if that long. - Read More

More Celebrities on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/25

A former New York Knicks star, a Hall of Fame basketball coach, a popular comedian and a 19-year quarterback in the NFL each took time recently to share their thoughts on why they love Myrtle Beach golf. - Read More

“Too Tall” & Friends Share Their Thoughts on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/17

Former Dallas Cowboys All-Pro Ed "Too Tall" Jones and basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman were among the celebrities who recently visited Myrtle Beach to hit the links, and took time to share their thoughts on what they love about the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 10/17

Elevation differences around the greens and fairways, extensive use of waste and pot bunkers and some well-placed water give Long Bay Club regulars an advantage over first-timers. This Myrtle Beach golf course will play longer on the majority of its holes, with or without the added wind of the relatively open landscape around it. - Read More

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: The Southern Beach Collection

Posted on 10/11

Nestled along the Grand Strand's scenic southern shores are seven of the area's most in-demand designs - part of the Southern Beach Collection that has vacationing golfers raving and returning year after year. Join us in this video tour as Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk profiles each of these spectacular layouts. - Read More

Celebrities Weigh In on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/10

Sam Jones has as many NBA championship rings as he has fingers, and has been named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. This Boston Celtics legend understands excellence: so when he makes the latest of his many return trips to the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and takes the time to share his thoughts about why he comes back year after year, we make it a point to listen. - Read More

VIDEO: Explore Myrtle Beach Golf’s Gateway Collection

Posted on 10/05

Jack Nicklaus' renowned Long Bay Club in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of five stellar golf designs along the Grand Strand's northern tier - or "Gateway," as it's more commonly known. This video presentation explores this course along with Farmstead Golf Links, Meadowlands Golf Club, River Hills Golf & Country Club and Aberdeen Country club as five convenient options for your next golf getaway - all primed and ready for your enjoyment! - Read More

Sterling Sharpe & Friends Talk Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 09/28

Dozens of sports & entertainment celebrities descended upon the Grand Strand recently & took time out to share their thoughts on what brings them back to the Myrtle Beach golf scene year after year. - Read More

Visionaries Burroughs and Floyd Inducted Into Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame

Posted on 08/31

Two influential businessmen who foresaw Myrtle Beach becoming a worldwide golf destination in the 1970s and worked to develop that vision into a reality are the newest inductees to the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame. - Read More

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Crow Creek Cracks Golf Insider Top 25

Posted on 07/21

Crow Creek Golf Club (pictured), the Rick Robbins-designed North Strand layout in Calabash, N.C., makes its Myrtle Beach Golf Insider Top 25 debut in the Web site's June 2011 rankings, the site announced Tuesday. - Read More

Video Tips from Stroke Savers: Proper Posture to Help Your Swing

Posted on 07/21

This week, USGTF Certified Instructor Meredith Kirk shows us how proper posture allows for a more free-flowing swing. Video was shot on-location at Willbrook Plantation in Pawleys Island, S.C. - Read More

Pair an Upscale Dinner With Your Great Myrtle Beach Golf Round

Posted on 04/19

The perfect day for some is as simple as a morning round. For others, it’s a fantastic meal to wrap up the evening.Combining the two isn’t necessarily always a possibility, but for those who can pull off the double up, it can lead to memories for years to come. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Par 5s That Match Triumph With Tribulation

Posted on 04/12

Calling these five holes “risk-reward” doesn’t seem to do them justice. More than that, they can be better described as the ones that separate the contenders from the pretenders. - Read More

Kevin McGuire: An Integral Part Of Willbrook Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 04/11

Kevin McGuire is like so many from the Grand Strand. He used to visit his parents when they retired to Myrtle Beach from New Jersey. After quite a few trips, it was clear that the beach and the warm weather were for him, too. - Read More

South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel Names Top Courses

Posted on 04/05

Book the best courses on the Grand Strand with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, some of which were also named Best In State by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel. - Read More

Video: World Tour Golf Links Combines Spectacular Golf with Unique Experience

Posted on 04/04

World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Brad Crumling explains the unique design of this fantastic golf course which allows you to experience holes from among the most exclusive courses around the world. - Read More

Golf Channel Speaks with Paige Cribb First Female President of Carolinas PGA Section

Posted on 03/31

Charlie Rymer while in town for the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship spent some time with newly elected President of the Carolinas PGA Section Paige Cribb who is the first female to hold the position. Cribb is also an instructor at Coastal Carolina’s Professional Golf Management Program. - Read More

Play Grand Strand Courses Designed By Masters Champions

Posted on 03/27

The Myrtle Beach area is home to courses built by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ray Floyd, Gary Player, and Fred Couples, some of golf’s greatest players and all winners of the green jacket. - Read More

7 Spring Gardening Tips From Long-Time Golf Course Landscape Superintendent

Posted on 03/26

Gigi Hines is the landscape superintendent responsible for flower selection and in charge of upkeep on four golf courses along the Grand Strand. Here are seven of Hines’ most important tips for successful gardening along the South Carolina coast. - Read More

Director of Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive

Posted on 03/19

Allen Terrell, Director Coaching at the Dustin Johnson Golf School speaks with Golf Channel’s Morning Drive about breaking ground on a new state-of-the-art teaching facility at TPC Myrtle Beach. Coach Terrell also gives some great insight on Dustin Johnson’s golf swing. - Read More

Video: Pawleys Plantation A One-Of-A-Kind Nicklaus Design

Posted on 03/14

Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club's Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis explains how this stellar Jack Nicklaus design is unlike any other course visiting golfers will experience on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach Superintendent Explains Keys to Ensuring Ideal Course Conditions

Posted on 03/12

TPC Golf Course Superintendent Clay Dubose recently spoke with the Golf Channel about keys to ensuring ideal course conditions and how golfers can help. This interview took place during the 2018 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship held at TPC Myrtle Beach - Read More

Founders Club at Pawleys Island Celebrates 10 Years

Posted on 01/29

Founders Club at Pawleys Island, one of Myrtle Beach Golf's most unique designs is celebrating a decade on the Grand Strand. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Basketball Stabilization Drill

Posted on 01/24

Meredith demonstrates how to use a basketball to help establish and reinforce lower body stabilization. - Read More

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Fall Into the May Sweet Spot

Posted on 01/22

Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses are coming into their own at the end of the spring peak season and prior to the summer tourism rush. We call it the May Sweet Spot. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Quick Tip “Speed in a Greenside Bunker”

Posted on 01/16

Dale Ketola, PGA Director of Instruction at the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center demonstrates a couple set-up keys and explains the importance of speed in a green-side bunker. - Read More

Willbrook Plantation Golf Club Celebrates 30 Years On A Land Steeped In Rich Coastal History

Posted on 01/10

When you step onto Willbrook Plantation, you step onto historic ground. The plantation was created 220 years ago as a thriving rice plantation. In 1988, Willbrook Plantation Golf Club was built on that land, but not until after extensive study on its rich coastal history. - Read More

Video: Oops! Our Video Bloopers from 2017

Posted on 01/09

2017 was a fantastic year of golf in Myrtle Beach. In showcasing some of the finest golf courses, we scored many bloopers....Enjoy - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Trips Can Cater to the Wild at Heart

Posted on 01/07

Not every Myrtle Beach golf vacation is just about the golf. For those who cut a little more loose, South Carolina’s Grand Strand has perfected that faction of its repertoire. - Read More

Championship Tees Nothing Like Their Forward Counterparts At Some Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 01/01

The back tees at certain courses have earned respect by busting up the best intentions of some otherwise prepared golfers during rounds in Myrtle Beach. Frequently, the out-of-area victims mastered the tips on their home course; so it shouldn’t be all the different here, right? - Read More

TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Named Carolinas PGA Merchandiser Of The Year

Posted on 12/21

Carolinas PGA named TPC Myrtle Beach’s Matt Daly Merchandiser of the Year. The award recognizes PGA professionals who have superior skills as merchandisers in the promotion of golf. - Read More

The City Known to Those Around the Country as Golf Capital, U.S.A.

Posted on 12/18

We here at MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com have put together your comprehensive how-to guide. We want you to get exactly what you want out of your trip, and just as importantly, we want you have to know where to begin and then what questions to ask so you can properly implement those ideas. - Read More

Video: Aberdeen Country Club A Gem Worth Finding

Posted on 12/14

Meredith visits Tom Vanhoogan, Head Golf Professional at Aberdeen Country Club. Tom describes how this beautiful nature-filled 27 hole facility has something to offer every golfer. - Read More

8 Must-Play Myrtle Beach Golf Courses for 2018

Posted on 12/11

In 2018, these are eight Myrtle Beach-area courses that should be on your must-play list. Each brings something different to the table, and all of them will be worth the greens and cart fees - whether its during your golf vacation here or for a short-notice afternoon round. - Read More

River Hills Golf Club Setting Itself Apart From the Pack

Posted on 12/08

Meredith speaks with David Spoone, Head Golf Professional at River Hills Golf Club. David explains how this north-end gem provides an experience golfers will want to make over and over again. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Establishing a Good Chipping Stance

Posted on 12/04

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives an easy tip on how to establish a good chipping stance - Read More

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

Posted on 11/29

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

Posted on 11/27

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

Take a Trip Around the Globe at World Tour Golf Links

Posted on 11/15

Meredith visits with World Tour Golf Links Head Golf Professional Corey Bowers. Corey discusses how this unique design allows players to experience 18 of the world’s most elite golf holes from courses including Augusta National, The Old Course at St. Andrews and 13 more. - Read More

Grande Dunes Resort Club Among The Best Playing Options In Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/08

Meredith speaks with Dustin Powers, Head Golf Professional at Grande Dunes Resort Club. Dustin explains why this acclaimed, award-winning design is one of the best in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: 4 Corners Putting Drill

Posted on 11/07

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shares a drill that will help you work on different putting perspectives around the green - Read More

5 Considerations For Your Spring Myrtle Beach Golf Vacation

Posted on 11/02

Spring golf is big business in Myrtle Beach and its surrounding cities and towns. Which courses would you like to play? What kind of hotel do you need? Where do you want to eat? What clothes should you pack? What’s your budget? Those are the five biggest questions that need to be answered before your golf vacation can begin. - Read More

Myrtlewood Golf Club:The Heart of Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 11/01

Meredith visits with Ryan Ruddy, Head Golf Professional at Myrtlewood Golf Club. Ryan explains how the club’s location and 2 Championship Designs make it one Myrtle Beach Golf’s most popular venues. - Read More

Play Through Five Decades Of Great Courses With Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 10/27

Myrtle Beach is known as “America’s Seaside Golf Capital.” Over decades we’ve grown both the number and variety of our golf courses, and many of our designs are by the most outstanding architects of their time. - Read More

Nicklaus’ Long Bay Club Delivers Precise Balance of Challenge and Fun

Posted on 10/25

Meredith visits Joe Dipre Head Golf Professional of Long Bay Club, one of only two Jack Nicklaus designs on the Grand Strand. Joe explains how this classic Nicklaus design provides a challenging but fun golf experience. - Read More

Tradition Golf Club Offers One-Of-A-Kind Experience

Posted on 10/19

Meredith speaks with Kurtis Kuhn, First Assistant Golf Professional at Tradition Golf Club. Kurtis explains how this creative yet simple design offers a great experience for all golfers. This pristine golf facility built on a former rice plantation has become a lowcountry favorite. - Read More

Skill Drills With Meredith Kirk: Grip Positioning

Posted on 10/17

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how to create a strong grip to help establish stability and consistency in the golf swing. - Read More

Built For The Kilt: Pine Lakes’ Roots Coming Back To The Surface

Posted on 10/16

Following nearly a year of discussions and execution, the staff returned to its Scottish-themed outfits - knickers, knee-high socks and polos for the bag drop staff; kilts, button-down shirts and bow ties for starters; plaid baseball-style caps for most of the employees. - Read More

Founders Club: One of Myrtle Beach Golf’s Most Unique Designs

Posted on 10/11

Meredith visits with Eric Glosick, Head Golf Professional at Founders Club in Pawleys Island. Eric describes the unique characteristics of Founders Club which makes it one of the Grand Strand’s most visually stunning designs. - Read More

Best Pricing Available Now for Spring Golf in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 10/09

Book your spring golf trip now! Spring rates won’t get any lower than this and tee times sell out quickly. Choose from a range of courses like classic designs to Tour-quality challenges, and from Lowcountry gems in Pawleys Island to Top 100 golf courses in Myrtle Beach. - Read More

Video: River Club in Pawleys Island~Lowcountry Golf at its Finest

Posted on 10/05

Meredith catches up with River Club Head Golf Professional Christa Bodensteiner. Christa highlights the signature par five 18th which is considered one of the best finishing holes in Myrtle Beach Golf. With consistent outstanding course conditions and exceptional customer service it’s easy to see why River Club is one of the Grand Strand’s favorite designs. - Read More

The 5 Best Holes Of The Waccamaw Golf Trail

Posted on 10/02

The Waccamaw Golf Trail - its 11 golf courses located 20-40 minutes south of Myrtle Beach - is a true force to be reckoned with all its own. The tracks feature some heavy hitters in the design industry and a few of the most decorated courses in all of the Palmetto State. - Read More

Video: Jack Nicklaus Designed Pawleys Plantation Provides Perfect Golf Setting

Posted on 09/27

Meredith speaks with Brian Lewis, Head Golf Professional at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club. Brian details how this spectacular Nicklaus design is a perfect setting for a memorable lowcountry golf experience. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Quick Pre-Round Stretching

Posted on 09/25

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith shows some quick stretching exercises to utilize when you might be limited on time before your round of golf. - Read More

Video: Litchfield Country Club 50 Plus Years Of Proud Lowcountry Tradition

Posted on 09/21

Meredith visits Litchfield Country Club and speaks with First Assistant Golf Professional Blake Landreth. Blake explains how the popularity of this South Strand favorite has contributed to its 50 plus years of longevity. - Read More

Not All Perfect Round Hazards Created Equally

Posted on 09/18

Marsh grasses, ponds, waste and sand bunkers. Any old course can plunk a hazard down and affect a hole. Some designers, however, found a way to get really creative with theirs. The Perfect Round series showing the best of Grand Strand golf includes several holes where the hazard not only alters strategy and playability - it is directly responsible for the hole’s personality. - Read More

Video: TPC Myrtle Beach~The Ultimate Golf Experience

Posted on 09/15

Meredith speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach's 1st Assistant Golf Professional Chad Sullivan about the phenomenal golf experience visiting golfers can expect at this top rated facility. - Read More

Chomp, Chomp: Where The Alligators Also Play

Posted on 09/11

For some, it’s the rush of excitement. For others, it’s the tie to a time before man. The emotions of a run-in with an alligator on a golf course can fall anywhere on the spectrum, but indifference is almost never an option. - Read More

Get A Free TaylorMade® Club Fitting At 6 Grand Strand Courses This Fall

Posted on 09/07

6 Grand Strand Golf Courses have teamed up with TaylorMade to offer free custom club fittings this fall. - Read More

Pine Lakes Country Club Embracing A History Like No Other

Posted on 09/04

With a sign reading “1927” adorning the sign at the entrance onto Granddaddy Drive, an air of authority sets apart Pine Lakes Country Club. Myrtle Beach’s first golf course, 90 years in the making and re-making, owns its history. And, oh, what a glorious history it has been. - Read More

Improve Your Game with Properly Fitted Golf Clubs From The Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center

Posted on 08/28

A Golf Magazine study found 90 percent of American golfers could be playing with improperly fit clubs. If you're shopping around for performance enhancing club, check out the Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center which offers custom club fitting, lessons, and more. - Read More

Book Now For Half Off Tee Times On Seven Lowcountry Courses This Fall

Posted on 08/28

You can get 50 percent off tee times before 8:30 a.m. when you book three rounds now on seven gorgeous Lowcountry Courses: Litchfield Country Club, River Club, Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, TPC Myrtle Beach, Founders Club, and Tradition Club. - Read More

New adiPure Line by adidas® Available at Select Golf Shops in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 08/25

Casey Cook, Director of retail for Founders Group International talks about the exciting new adiPure line by adidas® and where you can find it on the Grand Strand. - Read More

River Club ~ An Experience Nothing Less Than Exceptional

Posted on 08/23

Built on a former rice plantation, the River Club opened to heralded reviews in 1985, and continues to be a must-play course, recently receiving four and a half stars from Golf Digest's Places to Play ratings. - Read More

Three Early Holes Buck Perfect Round Trend

Posted on 08/20

Some golf holes are so good, their placement is inconsequential. Of the 18 holes selected for the Perfect Round, five fall in the front nine. What’s more, only three that were picked realistically fall within the first hour of teeing off. . Willbrook Plantation’s No. 1, TPC of Myrtle Beach’s third hole and No. 4 at Tidewater Golf have set themselves apart by not only forcing themselves into the best of the best, but doing so earlier than any of their counterparts. - Read More

Fun Retail Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 08/16

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

The Traveling Golfer Spotlights Myrtle Beach Golf Trips

Posted on 08/14

During a visit to the Myrtle Beach area, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time learning about the benefits of a Myrtle Beach golf package with Steve Mays of Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. - Read More

Experience The Once-In-A-Lifetime Total Eclipse From Two Beautiful Golf Courses In Pawleys Island

Posted on 08/04

You can catch the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse from two beautiful golf courses by the sea. Book rounds for the momentous day at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club or Founders Club at Pawleys Island, which are both in the band of totality. The 1:30 p.m. shotgun start will give you time to get out to your assigned hole and start your round before the total eclipse occurs at just about 2:46 p.m. - Read More

Holliday Junior Tournament in 49th Year Past Participants Include PGA and LPGA Players

Posted on 08/03

The George Holliday Memorial Junior Golf Tournament in its 49th year is hosted at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, SouthCreek and West Course. The event has become one of the nation’s premier junior golf competitions, and includes PGA and LPGA Tour stars. Brad Crumling, Head Golf Professional at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club details this premier junior event. - Read More

Smoother Rhythm With Proper Grip Pressure

Posted on 07/31

In this edition of Skill Drills Meredith gives a simple drill to help you test the waters of different types of grip pressure for your clubs. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach-Area Golf Courses Worth an Extra Look Come Fall

Posted on 07/24

It doesn’t matter if you’re a leafer who normally heads north for the fall or someone looking for something categorically different to photograph. Myrtle Beach’s golf scene provides a bevy of seasonal visuals late in the year. - Read More

Risky Business: Four Myrtle Beach Courses that Overcame Long Odds to Gain Prominence

Posted on 07/16

Some golf courses are destined to succeed. Maybe a monster name was attached to it during one of the upticks in in the market. Or possibly corporate ties kept its tee sheets full. Still, there are a few underdogs along South Carolina’s Grand Strand that weren’t considered automatic locks. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 5’s

Posted on 07/10

No round is complete without a chance to go big. The Perfect Round’s par 5's have done that and more. - Read More

Junior Tees Make Golf A Fun Family Vacation Option

Posted on 07/06

Now through Labor Day, junior tees are available at these courses: Myrtle Beach National's West Course, the PineHills Course at Myrtlewood Golf Club, Litchfield Golf & Country Club, Willbrook Plantation, and River Club. Junior tees makes the game fairer and more manageable for children and because kids play free with a paying adult at all of these courses, a round with the entire family is more affordable. - Read More

Play In The Shade - Five Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where The Sun Won’t Beat You Down

Posted on 07/03

South Carolina’s Grand Strand has a large number of courses where the layouts were built throughout magnificent tree lines offering some shade. What’s more, many of them are situated in natural breezeways that give players some reprieve from the summer heat. - Read More

Meredith Offers Up a Golf Club “Challenge”

Posted on 06/26

During a visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk had a unique way of welcoming a group of visiting golfers from Texas. This is part one of her golf club “challenge” – let’s see how they did! - Read More

Camera-Ready: Perfect Round Includes Visually Stunning Options

Posted on 06/19

Among the 18 holes that were selected by the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, some carry extra pop, both to the eye and the camera lens. Between the combination of natural environment their famous designers utilized in crafting these holes and years of top-notch maintenance to preserve them, you’ve officially been warned. - Read More

King’s North’s Short Holes Hold Their Own

Posted on 06/12

For all of the talk of some of the imposing longer holes at Myrtle Beach National’s King’s North, the course’s four par 3s more than hold their own with an identity firmly planted in Arnold Palmer’s image. - Read More

Give Dad The Gift Of Golf For Father’s Day

Posted on 06/06

Save a trip to the store and book your Father's Day gift here with Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. Get $10 off two rounds and kids play free with each paying adult. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 3’s

Posted on 06/04

The Perfect Round boasts the best of the best. Much like the rest of the group, the Par 3s in the series are a collection of stunning and challenging designs. - Read More

Kid-Friendly Options For Your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip

Posted on 05/22

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

Fazio’s Design Anchoring Top-Notch TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 05/21

A few miles south of Myrtle Beach’s city limits, one of the Waccamaw Golf Trail’s two northernmost clubs opens a window of opportunity seen so rarely. - Read More

What’s in a name? Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round Designers List Says It All

Posted on 05/15

The results are in, and Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round project speak to an underlying truth more often than not. Some golf course architects have something most others do not. - Read More

Skill Drills with Meredith Kirk: Hula Swing Plane

Posted on 05/08

In the latest edition of Skill Drills Meredith demonstrates how you can use a Hula Hoop to help build a consistent swing plane. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s Part 2

Posted on 05/01

The Perfect Round project, spearheaded by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips with the help of the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel, selected the best 18 holes along South Carolina’s Grand Strand. Ten of the holes were Par 4s, and five of those will be dissected here. - Read More

King’s North Golf A Tribute To The King

Posted on 04/23

The game of golf has spent countless hours honoring Arnold Palmer, the legend who helped bring the sport to numerous generations. That hasn’t stopped since his passing in September of 2016. His King’s North design at Myrtle Beach National is another celebration of his life and contributions. - Read More

Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac Using Social Media Platform For A Good Cause

Posted on 04/10

Meredith speaks with Professional Golfer Paige Spiranac who is using her social media platform to speak out on cyber bullying. Paige was playing at the 2017 Monday after the Masters in Myrtle Beach - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round-Perfect Par 4’s

Posted on 04/09

Each of the Par 4s that found themselves included in the Perfect Round hold a special place among their counterparts in the Myrtle Beach golf scene. - Read More

Grande Dunes Golf Performance Center Opens

Posted on 04/06

The elite facility is designed to fit you with the best equipment and improve your game with instruction using the latest technology found in few other places. - Read More

Video: Pine Lakes Country Club Rich With History And Tradition

Posted on 03/23

Meredith speaks with Pine Lakes Head Golf Professional Jonathan Brock about the history and tradition of Myrtle Beach's first course. Find out why "The Granddaddy" should be included on your next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

S.C. Ratings Panel and M.B. Golf Trips Identifies “Myrtle Beach’s Perfect Round” of 18 Golf Holes

Posted on 03/16

Panel Says Some Of Myrtle Beach's Best Golf Holes Are At Caledonia, Grande Dunes, TPC Myrtle Beach, Pawleys Plantation, Tidewater And Willbrook Plantation - Read More

Master Your Game In Myrtle Beach This April With Special Golf Packages

Posted on 03/14

In case you haven't heard, April is the time to get swinging with golf packages offered by Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. As the golf season bursts into full bloom this April with The Masters Tournament, golfers can begin to master their own 2017 games through the Azalea Golf Package or the April 2-Round Package. - Read More

Fantastic Course Conditions at Pawleys Plantation Golf Club

Posted on 03/08

Meredith checked in at the Jack Nicklaus designed Pawleys Plantation Golf Club where she spoke with Head Golf Professional Brian Lewis. Meredith and Brian discuss the outstanding spring course conditions and the spectacular lowcountry setting of Pawleys Plantation. - Read More

Grand Plan-4 Days of Golf, Food & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/06

With 100 golf courses, 18 times as many restaurants, and countless other activities, figuring out a Myrtle Beach itinerary isn’t easy, so we’ve done it for you. - Read More

Meredith Speaks with TPC Myrtle Beach Head Golf Professional Matt Daly

Posted on 02/27

Fresh off the 2017 Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship, Meredith catches up with TPC Head Golf Professional Matt Daly. Matt discusses the preparation that went in hosting such an elite event and discusses why you should experience TPC Myrtle Beach on your Myrtle Beach Golf Trip. - Read More

Meredith Catches up with Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/25

Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk caught up with 2016 United States Open Champ and recently ranked number one player in the world, Dustin Johnson at TPC Myrtle Beach. Johnson offers up a couple of tips on how you can improve your game. - Read More

Traveling Golfer Catches Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Ambassador Meredith Kirk

Posted on 02/20

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora caught up with Meredith Kirk to discuss her many roles in the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and to play the second hole at Founders Club at Pawleys Island. - Read More

Four Reasons for an April Golf Getaway to Myrtle Beach

Posted on 02/13

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

Discover America’s Most Awarded Golf Trail

Posted on 02/01

Amid the hoopla of the Myrtle Beach golf scene is a conglomeration of 11 of the finest courses the area has to offer. Together, their distinction comes with a separate moniker - the Waccamaw Golf Trail. From the north end of Murrells Inlet down to the southern tip of Pawleys Island, those tracks represent high-end golf with a Lowcountry feel. Centuries-old plantations, bending rivers and moss-covered oaks are incorporated into some fantastic designs that as a whole are unattainable anywhere else - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Where Golf and History Meet

Posted on 01/30

Recognizing the golf output South Carolina’s Grand Strand has each year is one thing. Realizing how closely the game is tied to the area’s past is another. - Read More

Traveling Golfer Television Show Comes to Founders Club at Pawleys Island

Posted on 01/23

In his recent visit to the Grand Strand, The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora spent some time visiting Founders Club at Pawleys Island and its head golf professional, Corey Bowers. - Read More

Best Myrtle Beach Golf Courses You May Not Have Played

Posted on 01/10

Don’t call them the comebacks. They’ve been here for years. But for whatever reason, these courses may have been passed over on your list of must-plays for the Myrtle Beach area. Maybe they aren’t centrally located; or possibly it’s their place among a cluster of other courses. Either way, it’s time make time for these five tracks and see exactly what they have to offer. - Read More

Meredith Chats It Up with Myrtle Beach Golf Vacationers from Texas

Posted on 12/29

During her recent visit to Grande Dunes Resort Club, Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk spent some time with a visiting group from Texas. Check out what they had to share about their Myrtle Beach golf experience! - Read More

Happy Holidays from Myrtle Beach Golf Trips!

Posted on 12/21

Santa's 2017 holiday sleigh ride tour included a return trip to the Grand Strand. Check out what he saw when he flew by some of our renowned golf courses. From all of us here at Myrtle Beach Golf Trips, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a holiday season filled with joy and peace! - Read More

Four Reasons for a Waccamaw Golf Trail Getaway

Posted on 12/02

We continue our multi-part series with four reasons to point the compass down from Myrtle Beach proper and take advantage of the Waccamaw Golf Trail. - Read More

Four Golfing Sins You Can Cure in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 11/10

Returning to the links after a months-long layoff is not an immediate process, at least not for those wishing to do so successfully. We attempt to knock the dust off the clubs and the rust out of our shoulders. For most, that’s easier said than done. - Read More

4 of South Carolina’s “Best You Can Play” Jockeying for Position

Posted on 11/04

Founders Group International manages 22 of Myrtle Beach’s most respected courses, four of which have recently been named to Golf Magazine’s list of best courses you can play in South Carolina. - Read More

Litchfield Celebrating 50 Years on the Myrtle Beach Golf Scene

Posted on 10/26

As the course approaches its 50th anniversary in November, establishing and then holding on to all the reasons Litchfield is about to hit that golden celebration is the prioritized topic these days. - Read More

5 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses That Favor the Big Hitters

Posted on 10/20

Some offer pure distance; others provide opportunities to muscle up with less chance for disaster. Either way, it’s time to eat your Wheaties and go to work. - Read More

Course Spotlight: Oyster Bay Golf Links

Posted on 10/07

There is a tendency in life to gravitate towards what is new, but typically standing the test of time is the truest indicator of quality. That is certainly the case at Oyster Bay Golf Links, one of the Grand Strand’s premier layouts. - Read More

How to Make Your Next Myrtle Beach Golf Trip a “Ryder Cup” Experience

Posted on 09/21

Want to put a cool twist on your next golf buddy trip to Myrtle Beach? How about setting up as Ryder Cup format for your next trip? - Read More

Golf Magazine Says 13 of SC’s Best Courses You Can Play Are in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 09/15

When Golf's editors recently released their 2016/2017 “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list and “Best In State” rankings, they confirmed the Myrtle Beach area has the best collection of golf courses in the country. - Read More

5 Reasons Why Myrtle Beach Would Be a Better Olympics Golf Venue Than Rio

Posted on 08/10

If we’re talking great golf destinations to host a future Olympics golf event, the author nominates Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Here's why. - Read More

The Best of the Best at the Beach: The Top 10 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 08/01

Getting to the top of the Grand Strand golf echelon isn’t easy. Competition is fierce. Different courses have varying selling points. And let’s not forget that personal taste always prevails. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Video Spotlight: Aberdeen Country Club

Posted on 07/22

Aberdeen Country Club is one of several Founders Collection courses along the Grand Strand’s Northern Gateway that’s ready to help create indelible memories for your next Myrtle Beach golf getaway. Check out this video spotlight of a classic Tom Jackson design that’s sure to please! - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Video Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 07/19

Located on Highway 9 just outside North Myrtle Beach, Long Bay boasts a renowned signature design by “The Golden Bear” himself, Jack Nicklaus. - Read More

The Big Three’s Impact on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 06/23

From the July/August 2016 issue of Golf Georgia Magazine - How The King, The Golden Bear & The Black Knight have left an indelible mark on the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Summer Course Work: Eight Myrtle Beach Golf Favorites

Posted on 06/17

In three-plus decades the author has played dozens of golf courses along the 60-some miles of the Myrtle Beach “Grand Strand." Here is a sampler of eight of his favorites. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: World Tour Golf Links & King’s North at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 05/27

Canadian-based SCOREGolf offers a video profile of two of The Grand Strand’s most iconic courses: King’s North at Myrtle Beach National and International World Tour Golf Links! - Read More

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Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Indian Wells Golf Club

Posted on 04/07

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

3 Myrtle Beach Golf Courses Debut in State Panel’s Top 50 Ratings for 2016

Posted on 03/10

Heritage Club, Glen Dornoch Waterway Golf Links and Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club have joined impressive company with their first-time inclusion in the South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel’s “Top 50 Golf Courses” rankings for 2016. - Read More

The 5 Most Challenging Myrtle Beach Golf Courses

Posted on 02/17

A big part of these courses’ massive popularity among visiting golfers goes beyond their aesthetic beauty and exceptional customer service experience. When played from the championship tees, these golf courses are a big, brawny test of any golfer’s game. - Read More

Virginia Golfer Magazine Features Myrtle Beach National in January 2016 Issue

Posted on 02/10

The following piece appears in the January-February 2016 issue of Virginia Golfer Magazine. - Read More

CBS Sports Radio Interviews Indian Wells Head Pro Joe Dipre

Posted on 08/27

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

Golf Georgia Magazine Spotlights Willbrook Plantation

Posted on 06/26

Defining the intrinsic value of Willbrook Plantation compared to the rest of South Carolina’s Grand Strand, or even its worth as part of the South Strand’s renowned Waccamaw Golf Trail, is no easy task. But nestled among some of the Myrtle Beach area’s biggest and brightest courses is one that draws high praise all its own. - Read More

Golf Insider Reaches Significant Milestone

Posted on 09/08

Six years and more than 25,000 golfer reviews later, the Myrtle Beach Golf Insider has become a true standard bearer for the Grand Strand golf industry. Since day one, its premise has been simple: "Myrtle Beach golf course reviews for golfers … by golfers." - Read More

AERIAL SPOTLIGHT: The Par-5 10th at SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National

Posted on 06/21

Play it safe or go for broke - have it your way on this 525-yard par 5 at the Arnold Palmer-designed SouthCreek at Myrtle Beach National! - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Best Golf Holes: No. 14 at Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 06/06

In this video tour, LPGA instructor and 2014 Mrs. South Carolina America Meredith Kirk teams up with 1st Assistant Pro Ryan Tyndall to showcase the par-4 14th hole at Myrtle Beach’s oldest golf course, Pine Lakes Country Club. - Read More

Enjoy Myrtle Beach Golf in “Grande” Fashion

Posted on 11/21

If you’re lucky enough to be staying right in the heart of Myrtle Beach, there are no fewer than 11 top golf courses nearby - and each one is a rather grand part of a very select group of golf courses that we like to call the Grande Collection. - Read More

Maginnes Minute: My Myrtle Beach Golf Experience

Posted on 11/15

This week, SiriusXM radio host and former PGA TOUR player John Maginnes reflects upon his most recent trip to Myrtle Beach, and sheds some light on some big-stage golf events happening on the Grand Strand in 2014. - Read More

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Course Spotlight: Pine Lakes Country Club

Posted on 10/31

The Granddaddy isn’t letting up any time soon. Better known as Pine Lakes Country Club, the first golf course in Myrtle Beach is thriving well beyond its 80 years of service and quality play. Discovering why takes no more than a handful of holes, if that long. - Read More

More Celebrities on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/25

A former New York Knicks star, a Hall of Fame basketball coach, a popular comedian and a 19-year quarterback in the NFL each took time recently to share their thoughts on why they love Myrtle Beach golf. - Read More

“Too Tall” & Friends Share Their Thoughts on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/17

Former Dallas Cowboys All-Pro Ed "Too Tall" Jones and basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman were among the celebrities who recently visited Myrtle Beach to hit the links, and took time to share their thoughts on what they love about the Grand Strand golf scene. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Golf Course Spotlight: Long Bay Club

Posted on 10/17

Elevation differences around the greens and fairways, extensive use of waste and pot bunkers and some well-placed water give Long Bay Club regulars an advantage over first-timers. This Myrtle Beach golf course will play longer on the majority of its holes, with or without the added wind of the relatively open landscape around it. - Read More

VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: The Southern Beach Collection

Posted on 10/11

Nestled along the Grand Strand's scenic southern shores are seven of the area's most in-demand designs - part of the Southern Beach Collection that has vacationing golfers raving and returning year after year. Join us in this video tour as Myrtle Beach golf ambassador Meredith Kirk profiles each of these spectacular layouts. - Read More

Celebrities Weigh In on Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 10/10

Sam Jones has as many NBA championship rings as he has fingers, and has been named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History. This Boston Celtics legend understands excellence: so when he makes the latest of his many return trips to the Myrtle Beach golf scene, and takes the time to share his thoughts about why he comes back year after year, we make it a point to listen. - Read More

VIDEO: Explore Myrtle Beach Golf’s Gateway Collection

Posted on 10/05

Jack Nicklaus' renowned Long Bay Club in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of five stellar golf designs along the Grand Strand's northern tier - or "Gateway," as it's more commonly known. This video presentation explores this course along with Farmstead Golf Links, Meadowlands Golf Club, River Hills Golf & Country Club and Aberdeen Country club as five convenient options for your next golf getaway - all primed and ready for your enjoyment! - Read More

Sterling Sharpe & Friends Talk Myrtle Beach Golf

Posted on 09/28

Dozens of sports & entertainment celebrities descended upon the Grand Strand recently & took time out to share their thoughts on what brings them back to the Myrtle Beach golf scene year after year. - Read More

Pair an Upscale Dinner With Your Great Myrtle Beach Golf Round

Posted on 04/19

The perfect day for some is as simple as a morning round. For others, it’s a fantastic meal to wrap up the evening.Combining the two isn’t necessarily always a possibility, but for those who can pull off the double up, it can lead to memories for years to come. - Read More

Get To The Green This St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on 02/26

We can help you get to the green this St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy all the Myrtle Beach area has to offer. With multiple festivals celebrating the patron saint of Ireland on March 17, you can spend time on the greens and take in the green — beer, of course. - Read More

Myrtle Beach May Golf Vacations Easily Paired With Off-Course Options

Posted on 02/12

If the March and April tourism season forces the doors open on all that the Myrtle Beach area has to offer, May can be considered the buffer before the full summer rush. - Read More

Myrtle Beach’s Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant ‘Where Urban Meets Ocean”

Posted on 07/27

Meredith takes a tour of Myrtle Beach's Gordon Biersch Brewery and Restaurant located at Market Common. Not only is this Restaurant known for it's award-winning handcrafted beers, it's one of the Grand Strand's favorite dining spots. - Read More

Meredith Visits The New “Avenue” at Broadway at the Beach

Posted on 07/20

Meredith stops by to check out the new renovations at the always popular Broadway at the Beach. The all new "Avenue" boasts some great places to visit after a day on the golf course. - Read More

Grand Plan-4 Days of Golf, Food & Fun in Myrtle Beach

Posted on 03/06

With 100 golf courses, 18 times as many restaurants, and countless other activities, figuring out a Myrtle Beach itinerary isn’t easy, so we’ve done it for you. - Read More

Golf Insider Magazine Readers’ Choice for Best Burgers

Posted on 09/01

Readers of Golf Insider Magazine weighed in with their choices for the best places in Myrtle Beach to get a post-round burger. - Read More

For an extra $2, the house side salad can be upgraded to Caesar.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Barons Steaks & Spirits

Posted on 01/23

Barons Steaks & Spirits, located on the north end of Myrtle Beach at the south end of Restaurant Row, is a casual steakhouse with both budget and upscale dining choices. - Read More

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Variety with a View at Damon’s

Posted on 12/13

Damon’s Grill has been known in the Myrtle Beach area for more than 20 years for its tender ribs, but there’s a lot more deliciousness to be discovered. - Read More

Jalapeno peppers are stuffed with two cheeses, deep-fried and served with Ranch dressing.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: Perpetual Fiesta at Burro Loco

Posted on 12/05

Fiesta del Burro Loco is one of the best established Mexican restaurants in Myrtle Beach, and the reasons for its popularity are deliciously fun. - Read More

Pulled pork and smoked chicken can be topped with True Fire barbecue sauce.

Myrtle Beach Restaurants: True BBQ Smokes the Competition

Posted on 10/03

There have been a lot of new barbecue restaurants in Myrtle Beach open during 2013, but the newest one, called True BBQ, has the best smoked meats. - Read More