The sun is shining, birds are singing and across the country golfers are dusting offer their golf shoes. It’s summertime in the Grand Strand, and that can only mean one thing! It’s time to start planning your next Myrtle Beach golf trip! With over 100 golf courses geared towards every playing level, Myrtle Beach is the undisputed “Golf Capital of the World”. With so many amazing courses, it might be difficult to decide where you might want to play first. Not to worry, the Myrtle Beach Golf Authority is here to make your decision a little easier with in-depth analyses of a few of Myrtle Beach’s premier courses.
This week we will be taking an in depth look at Arcadian Shores Golf Club! Built as part of the Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort in 1974, Arcadian Shores has been a mainstay of the Myrtle Beach golf community for decades. You will find no gimmicks at this breathtaking course, just great golf in a beautiful natural setting.
Arcadian Shores was the first solo effort by the renowned architect, Reese Jones. Lush Tifton Bermuda greens, Bermuda Fairways and precisely spaced bunkers and lakes throughout the fairways gives Arcadian Shores its distinctive style. From the championship tees the course measures just over 6800 yards. With a rating of 73.2 and a slope of 137, Arcadian Shores offers a thrilling challenge to both low handicappers and beginners alike. The course’s convenient location and proximity to the ocean has made Arcadian Shores a must-play course.
Arcadian Shores features noticeable elevation changes that result in downhill tee shots and both uphill and downhill approach shots. Evenly spaced sand bunkers and tricky, elevated greens make good shot planning a necessity for this course. Each hole is unique and offers its own special charm. In a ranking of the best golf courses by the Sun News, hole #2 and hole #13 at Arcadian Shores were both named as part of the “Dream 18”, a compilation of the best 18 holes in Myrtle Beach.
For over 45 years, Arcadian Shores has offered countless generations a thrilling golf experience at a reasonable price. There friendly staff is always ready to help make your visit more enjoyable, welcoming you to the course like a long-lost friend. You and your golf group will want return to this Grand Strand Gem again and again. Book your golf package with the Myrtle Beach Golf Authority and experience the magic of Arcadian Shores for yourself.
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