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Articles written by Chris King

Chris King 02/27/2021 

Barefoot Resort & Golf, home to courses designed by Davis Love III, Tom Fazio, Greg Norman and Pete Dye, turned 20 last year and saw its planned y...

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Chris King 02/25/2021 

As the sixth annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship prepares to tee-off March 5 at TPC Myrtle Beach, the world’s best golfer is close ...

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Chris King 02/22/2021 

The 2021 PGA Merchandise Show was forced to go virtual but that didn’t prevent golf’s biggest equipment manufacturers from rolling out new drivers...

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Chris King 02/20/2021 

What makes a golf trip great? The answer is a little different for each group but there are common factors in nearly all successful trips. Here are th...

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Chris King 02/18/2021 

At this time a year ago, life was proceeding normally. The Kansas City Chiefs had just won the Super Bowl, people routinely gathered in groups, and go...

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Chris King 02/15/2021 

Golf writer Chris King takes an inside look at Myrtle Beach’s five longest par threes. You’ll discover why making par on these holes can b...

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Chris King 02/13/2021 

Patrick Reed’s latest rules imbroglio has again called attention to the sanctity of golf’s rule book. Unlike other sports, where pushing boundarie...

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Chris King 02/11/2021 

Pawleys Plantation Golf Club is designed by golf’s greatest champion – Jack Nicklaus – and is one of the Myrtle Beach area’s most phot...

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Chris King 02/09/2021 

You’ve concluded your morning round and, after going light on breakfast, want a good lunch – a meal that’s as hearty as it is tasty. Sure, M...

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Chris King 02/07/2021 

Here are five courses I’d love to play every day (think of these layouts as marriage material, as opposed to punching above your weight in search of...

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Chris King 02/05/2021 

While much of America is in the throes of winter, the start of the spring golf season is rapidly approaching. The rollout of the covid-19 vaccine will...

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Chris King 01/27/2021 

The number of different Myrtle Beach golf package options available in 2021 is nearly endless, but the choices aren’t all equal. A careful study of ...

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Chris King 01/25/2021 

Conversation about golf’s most famed 18th holes is common, but people rarely discuss the game’s best opening holes. That doesn’t mean No. 1 is a...

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Chris King 01/23/2021 

We all like new stuff. The latest iPhone? Gotta have it. A new driver? Ring me up. New golf course? Go ahead and rank it in the top 100. The shiny new...

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Chris King 01/17/2021 

There are times, when reflecting on a round, you will think to yourself, “Wow, that was a wild hole.” Some golfers love those types of challenges,...

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