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Articles written by Ian Guerin

Ian Guerin 08/14/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Back in 2019, we had a great discussion with Golf Advisor’s Tim Gavrich about how specific golf distances have confused players...

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Ian Guerin 08/10/2020 

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. | The sum of our parts is what makes us great, right? At Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, it’s much of the same. The...

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Ian Guerin 07/27/2020 

LONGS, S.C. | Aberdeen Country Club’s closures of late 2018 and into the early part of 2019 feel like a lifetime ago. The historic flooding associat...

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Ian Guerin 07/23/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Online reviews are a fantastic source of information in the time of communication. If you don’t know the food scene up and down...

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Ian Guerin 07/19/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Simply saying that a hole is risk-reward quality means something. Being able to back it up for every single player who sets foot ...

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Ian Guerin 07/15/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Last fall, our two resident experts, Chris King and Ian Guerin, took each other to task over two of Arnold Palmer’s local desig...

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Ian Guerin 07/09/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | As much as has been made about the recently installed Sunday Bermudagrass greens at Myrtlewood Golf Club’s PineHills course, an...

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Ian Guerin 07/05/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | There really is nothing like the meat sweats after hitting up a great BBQ place. And no two joints get you there the same way. Fr...

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Ian Guerin 07/03/2020 

Golf was always meant to be an outdoor game. As such, the elements are always going to affect playability. In Myrtle Beach, that frequently leads to g...

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Ian Guerin 06/21/2020 

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....

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Ian Guerin 06/17/2020 

South Carolina’s Grand Strand has crafted itself into a dual golfing identity – one where adults have their fun and another where parents can ...

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Ian Guerin 06/13/2020 

The closure of John Daly’s Wicked Stick Golf Course in 2015 eliminated one of the Grand Strand’s perceived attractions for big hitters. The 6,900-...

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Ian Guerin 06/07/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | You can’t sell South Carolina’s northern coastline without selling the Atlantic Ocean. Can’t be done. But telling someone ...

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Ian Guerin 06/03/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | Those ancillary parts of a golf course are often what sway our booking opinions. Ease of access to the first tee. A great driving...

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Ian Guerin 06/01/2020 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | When it comes to capping it all off, every golf architect puts something special into No. 18. It’s sort of a staple. But what a...

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