Tidewater Patriot Day Charity Golf Tournament

  08/26/2013

During the Labor Day weekend, many golf courses throughout the nation will donate a $1 or more donation to Patriot Golf Day which supports the Folds of Honor Foundation.  The Folds of Honor .... Read More


Charlie Benton and Ed Jerdon to be inducted into Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame

  08/24/2013

Two pioneers in the Myrtle Beach golf industry will be enshrined in to the Myrtle Beach Golf hall of Fame on August 25.  The ceremony will begin at 7:30 pm in the Hall of Fame Garden behind the .... Read More


Two Celebrities Call North Myrtle Beach Home

  08/15/2013

Vanna White, hostess and letter turner on the television show Wheel of Fortune was born and raised right in North Myrtle Beach.  Vanna has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  She .... Read More


Strand Gets Top Honors for South Carolina

  08/09/2013

The best in the state’s golf industry for 2013 are located on the Grand Strand. The South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association has named National Golf Management regional operations manager .... Read More


Sunbelt Senior Tour Returns to Grand Strand

  07/31/2013

The Grand Strand-based Sunbelt Senior Tour is returning to the area for a pair of events the first two weeks in August. The tournaments at Brunswick Plantation from Aug. 6-8 and River Hills Golf .... Read More


Meet Kevin Lawson General Manager at Beachwood Golf Course

  07/30/2013

One of the cool things about living at the beach is all of the interesting people that you meet. They come from all walks of life and different locations. This month’s interesting person is .... Read More


The Golf Channel Live From the First Tee

  07/29/2013

North Myrtle Beach native Kelly Tilghman and Fort Mill native Charlie Rymer benefitted from junior golf programs in South Carolina that helped launch their golf careers. Wednesday July 25, 2013 they .... Read More


FRANK COUGHLIN AND DYE CLUB 2013 AREAS BEST

  07/16/2013

The Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association Board of Directors has named Frank Coughlin the association’s Employee of the Year. Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club was named .... Read More


2014 PGA Professional National Championship

  07/11/2013

The 2014 PGA National Championship will be held on The Grand Strand June 22-25, 2014.  The Dunes Golf and Beach Club will host the first two rounds and The Grande Dunes Resort Course will host .... Read More


Benito's Brick Oven

  07/02/2013

One of everyone’s favorite places to eat on the Grand Strand is Benito’s Brick Oven & Pizza.  It is a homey, Italian trattoria In North Myrtle Beach.  The pizzas are .... Read More


Welcome New Sandhills Golf Authority

  07/01/2013

With over ten years of booking golf and golf packages in "seaside Golf Capital of the World" as Myrtle Beach Golf Authority, We are proud to announce that we are expanding to the Historic Sandhills .... Read More


The Old Golf Store & Vern Green

  06/26/2013

One of the cool things about living at the beach is how many interesting and varied people that you meet.  Being a tourist destination and a retirement mecca the Grand Strand has people from all .... Read More


Debate continues on anchored putters

  02/28/2013

More than 90-days ago, we posted a blog entry regarding the ban on anchored putters. The position we took was pretty basic. After trying a few and never having played with anyone that used one, let .... Read More


Golf trip planning begins here

  02/04/2013

Recently, a friend asked for a recommendation on lodging for a family vacation in the Myrtle Beach Area. She works for a large Midwest company and travels extensively. However, when she started to .... Read More


Call me old school

  01/11/2013

It doesn't matter if I’m walking nine holes alone on a summer evening, or taking a golf trip with some friends. I’m one of those guys that play by the same set of rules regardless of the .... Read More


Father-Son tournament changing opening day 2013 format

  01/08/2013

 For the 16th playing of the annual Golf Dimensions National Father & Son Team Classic a Texas Scramble format will be introduced in the opening round. Using 60-percent of individual .... Read More


Anchored putters in the spotlight

  11/20/2012

This past Sunday Adam Scott won the Australian Masters using his anchored putter. Of course that sparked an immediate dialogue regarding the anchored (long) putters and should the PGA Tour ban them .... Read More


Myrtle Beach area golf community contributes to Sandy relief efforts

  11/16/2012

Friday morning a 24-foot tractor-trailer carrying 90 boxes of jackets, golf shirts, and relief supplies and cash courtesy primarily of some area golf courses, packagers and hotels departed Myrtle .... Read More


The grass is always greener!

  10/19/2012

In my 30-years playing Myrtle Beach area golf courses, I have  never thought much about the type of grasses used on putting surfaces. All I knew was I liked and preferred BentGrass greens. .... Read More


How to get to Myrtle Beach?

  10/09/2012

Recently, I enjoyed an extended vacation to visit family in New England and the Northeast, attend a Big Ten football game and of course play some golf. Since I despise driving the travel choices came .... Read More