Myrtle Beach National West Golf Course is located just off Hwy 501 in Myrtle Beach, close to all that the Grand Strand has to offer. The West Course at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club was designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, who designed 3 courses at Myrtle Beach National. The West Course was opened to the public for play in 1973 and is a par 72 course that runs just under 6900 yards. Myrtle Beach National West Course along with King’s North course has no houses on the entire 18 holes.
The West Course at Myrtle Beach National is a traditional design with wide fairways and large greens that are Mini Verde Bermuda grass. The Mini Verde greens are maintained for a smooth rolling putt that are heavily sloped from back to front, and are considered some of the best greens in the Myrtle Beach area. This Myrtle Beach golf course is an enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels. Ranked by Golf Digest as 4.5 stars, this course offers natural settings that includes water hazards, and fairway bunkers requiring carefully placed tee shots.
All of the par 4 holes on this golf course are under 400 yards from the middle tees and if you are wanting a course that has reachable par 5 for eagle and birdie opportunities – The West Course at MBN is a great choice for your Myrtle Beach golf package. All the par 5 holes are under 500 yards and perfect for the long and short hitters. The finishing hole is an unconventional par 3 that has water along the entire left side – so careful shot placement is critical for your final tee shot.
Myrtle Beach National offers a couple different courses in addition to the West Course, so a day of 36 holes might be in order. Make is an Arnold Palmer day and choose The West Course along with either SouthCreek or King’s North for a full day of 36 holes of golf. Ask one of the golf specialists about adding The West Course to your Myrtle Beach golf package.