Tag: Myrtle Beach

2023 World Amateur

Golf’s premier recreational amateur tournament is preparing to celebrate a milestone anniversary, and 3,260 players from all 50 states and 17 countries are descending on Myrtle Beach for an event that is equal parts competition and camaraderie.

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Caledonia and True Blue: Two of America’s Premier Resort Courses

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Club, two of the most decorated courses in all of golf-rich South Carolina, have opened 2023 with another national honor. The Mike Strantz designs earned a spot among “Golfweek’s Best 2023: Top 200 resort courses in the U.S.,” the magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s premier destination layouts. Golfweek’s panel of experts evaluated courses from coast to coast and when the scores were tallied, Caledonia was ranked No. 49 and True Blue was No. 85.

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39th World Amateur Handicap Championship Aug 29 – Sept 2

The 39th annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship will begin accepting entries March 22. A 72-hole, net stroke play tournament, the World Am will be played Aug. 29 – Sept. 2 on over 50 of Myrtle Beach’s best courses, and 3,500 players from across the world are again expected to participate in golf’s largest single-site event.

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Top P.B. Dye Courses to Play or Join

If there was a shortlist of under-appreciated golf course architects, P.B. Dye might rank near the top. Ironic, given his unabashedly outgoing demeanor and penchant for promotion. Interestingly, though, the youngest son of the legendary Pete Dye was always happiest on the seat of a bulldozer during his design heydays in the 80s and 90s.

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