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Articles written by Ian Guerin

Ian Guerin 01/15/2021 

Spring golf is big business in Myrtle Beach and its surrounding cities and towns. The tourists start to return in droves and the tee sheets start to l...

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Ian Guerin 01/11/2021 

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. | Very few courses have the type of pop with their Par 3s to gain traction on the talking circles. “We’ve got to play there. ...

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Ian Guerin 12/30/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Anyone who has played golf along Alabama’s famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail knows about contoured course design. Undulated s...

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Ian Guerin 12/01/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The golf landscape certainly changed in 2020. As players adjusted to their ever-changing schedules and freedom to play the game, ...

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Ian Guerin 11/21/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Each year around this time, we gauge the field. It’s a pretty glorious one. Up and down South Carolina’s Grand Strand, 90 gol...

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Ian Guerin 10/07/2020 

LITTLE RIVER, S.C. | Back in the late 1980s, during a significant run of Myrtle Beach-area golf course openings, owners toyed with branding ideas that...

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Ian Guerin 10/05/2020 

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. | In mid-September, Golf Advisor compiled more than seven figures worth of online reviews to tally up their 50 most difficult gol...

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Ian Guerin 09/20/2020 

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...

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Ian Guerin 09/18/2020 

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....

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Ian Guerin 09/16/2020 

Myrtle Beach has long been among the top golf destinations in the nation. Several courses along the Grand Strand have been designed by U.S. Open champ...

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Ian Guerin 09/14/2020 

Golf writer Ian Guerin profiles five Myrtle Beach designs that defied conventional wisdom and thrived. ...

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Ian Guerin 09/12/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The technology around golf is rather amazing. Every few weeks, it seems, the next best thing since sliced bread is unveiled. The ...

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Ian Guerin 09/03/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Courses long ago figured out that giving players a reason to stick around after their golf was good for the bottom line. Maybe th...

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Ian Guerin 08/30/2020 

In the last several months, a large number of restaurants have opened their doors. Sure, not all of them will likely be huge successes, but we’ve fo...

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Ian Guerin 08/22/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | You obviously like the outdoors if you’re reading this. Yep, you’re our captive audience. But we didn’t invite you to the M...

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