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The new year is finally upon us, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to start planning your next Grand Strand golf getaway! This year, save more on your Grand Strand golf experience with a custom golf package from the Myrtle Beach Golf Authority!

Each of our ten unique golf packages includes playing time at some of the Grand Strand’s most famous golf courses, as well as sumptuous accommodations provided by our sister company —Elliott Beach Rentals.

Now, we know what you’re thinking. “TEN UNIQUE GOLF PACKAGES?! How will I ever decide which one is right for my golf group?!” No worries, the Myrtle Beach Golf Authority is here to make your decision a little easier with in-depth breakdowns of each of our spectacular golf packages.

This week, we’re taking a look at our A Local’s Favorite Golf Package!

Package Details

Start at $199 per person, you and your group will receive a three-night stay in a two-bedroom golf condo and will play three rounds of golf at three of the Grand Strand’s most popular golf courses: Beachwood Golf Club, Eagle Nest Golf Club, and Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club. Each of these courses are no more than 15 to 20 minutes away from any of our North Myrtle Beach golf accommodations—as well as many of the Grand Strand’s most popular shops, restaurants, and attractions. For an additional fee, you and your golf group can round out your golf weekend with a fourth-round at Crown Park Golf Club.

With so much golf at such great rates, it is no wonder why A Local’s Favorite is the Myrtle Beach Golf Authority’s longest-running and most popular golf package.

Golf Course Spotlight

Each course on this beloved golf package is a perfect microcosm of the Grand Strand golf community. Their traditional landscapes, lush native vegetation, and scenic coastal views have kept countless generations of visitors and locals returning year after year.

Beachwood Golf Club

Designed by Gene Hamm in 1968, Beachwood Golf Club has earned the reputation of being “the Most Player Friendly Golf Course in Myrtle Beach.” This par-72 showpiece perfectly captures the natural beauty of South Carolina with expansive stretches of towering Carolina Pines, shimmering lakes, and gorgeous wildflowers. The course’s wide, generous fairways, immaculately manicured greens putting greens, and immense practice facilities make it an ideal choice for beginners looking to sharpen their skills and deepen their love for the game.

Eagles Nest Golf Club

Situated in the waterfront fishing village of Little River, just a short drive from North Myrtle Beach, this beautiful 250-acre course is the longest golf course in South Carolina. Opened in 1971, Eagle Nest is equal parts wildlife preserve and golf course. The stunning 18-hole layout was designed by renowned architect Gene Hamm, a Carolina native with a reputation for carving masterpieces out of diverse terrain. Dense maritime forest frame placid lakes and ponds sprinkled around the course. A virtual bird aviary blankets the skies and treetops with natural beauty and vibrant color. With a course rating of 78.1 and a slope rating of 143, this par-72, 8,100 yards-yard behemoth offers an unbeatable experience at an equally unbeatable price.

Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club

Just a short drive away from North Myrtle Beach—in the enchanting coastal community of Sunset Beach, NC—lies the legendary Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club. This 27-hole Dan Maples design features a traditional parkland layout, complete with gently contoured, generous fairways lined with Carolina pines. The “Sand” and “Piper” nines are the original 18-holes, and they feature rolling fairways that wind through the natural forests and water hazards. Each of the immaculately manicured greens are surrounded by strategically placed bunkers and treacherous water hazards alike. The newer “Bay” nine features abundant water hazards and bunkering as well, plus some of the most stunning views any Grand Strand golf course has to offer. Whether this is your first golf experience or your hundredth, Sandpiper Bay is guaranteed to leave you, and your golf group satisfied.

*Bonus Course-Crown Park Golf Club

Fun for everyone awaits at Crown Park Golf club. Situated in nearby Longs, SC, Crown Park Golf Club has offered countless golfers an unforgettable golf experience since 2001. Unlike other Grand Strand golf clubs, there are no homes that line fairways at this gorgeous course. This pristine natural setting gives each golfer the chance to experience South Carolina wildlife and nature at its best. At just 6477 yards from the blue tees and 6004 from the whites, this course is not going to beat you up with length. But don’t let the short length for you; this is definitely a shot makers course!

Book Your Grand Strand Golf Getaway Today

Are you interested in experiencing the A Local’s Favorite Package for yourself? Then give us a call at (888) 272-7263 or shoot us an email today. Our friendly team of local golf experts is ready and waiting to help you with all your golfing needs.

Keep Calm and Golf On Carolina!