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Destination of the Week
By Golfing Magazine Staff | Published  09/9/2014 | Featured Courses | Unrated
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Featured Destiination, Week of January 3, 2011

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Where America Comes to Play

Back in the day, golfers didn’t hesitate to pile into the car and travel twelve hours or more to Myrtle Beach for a long weekend of late nights, fresh seafood, loads of laughs and a few rounds of golf. It was by far the most popular “buddy golf trip” destination in America. Some things never change!

With over 100 championship courses, affordable oceanfront and fairway accommodations, and a wealth of great restaurants that really know how to cater to hungry golfers, the drive from places like New York, Boston, and DC to Myrtle remains quite tolerable, and the reward well justifies the effort. And if you’re not afraid of flying, you can turn driving time into playing time by taking advantage of the affordable non-stop flights now available from over 25 cities to Myrtle Beach on Spirit Airways, Delta, DirectAir, Allegiant, USAir, American Eagle.

In addition to affordability and ease of access, Myrtle Beach offers vacationing golfers an incredible variety of courses with designs by some of the greatest names in golf, including Nicklaus, Palmer, Player, Norman, Dye, Fazio, Love, and Jones. The Myrtle Beach area currently has seven courses ranked among “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses,” more than any other single destination. And over fifty others have been awarded 4 or more stars in the guide to the “Best Places to Play in America.”

 

As obsessed as most of us are about our golf, most will agree that it takes more than great golf to make a great golf vacation. Accommodations are an important consideration, and the Myrtle Beach area offers a tremendous selection, ranging from oceanfront resorts to spacious fairway villas – all very affordably priced during golf season.

Somewhere between where you play and where you stay is another important consideration, and that would be where you dine. The dining options along the Myrtle Beach Grand Strand run the gammon, from seafood buffets to fine dining and everything in between. Among the most popular locales for vacationing golfers is Greg Norman’s Grille, Rossi’s Italian, New York Prime Steak House, Divine Fish House, Angelo’s Italian Steak House, and The Sea Captain’s House.

Planning and booking a Myrtle Beach golf vacation is as easy as a tap-in par. There is no shortage of information on the internet which is where most visits begin. Do yourself a favor and begin your search on www.GolfingMBSC.com the official site for Myrtle Beach golf. You’ll find comprehensive information on courses, accommodations and airlines serving Myrtle Beach. Once you have an idea of where you want to stay and play, you can request an online Quick Quote and receive proposals from some of the region’s premier golf package providers.

www.GolfingMBSC.com

Week of January 3, 2011 Follow Golfing Magazine