Top 5 tips for your myrtle Beach golf trip


Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is home to over 90 golf courses with 80 of them being award winning. Even though golf courses are open year round the summer time is the most popular and hottest to play in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. During the summer time all the courses are in the best conditions to play with excellent playing conditions, lower green fees for tee times more readily available for individual or group play. Money and time are always a factor when planning any golf trip or vacation. Here are 5 tips for any individual or family planning their golf vacation to Myrtle Beach.

Highly recommended playing your round of golf early. This allows for you or your group an opportunity to finish your round of play. This will give you the rest of your day to enjoy another round or enjoy so many of the other exciting activities Myrtle Beach has to offer. Playing early is also a great idea for playing because the courses are cooler and slightly more enjoyable during the early horse of the day.

Packing necessities for your round of golf goes beyond your clubs when playing at Myrtle Beach. Staying hydrated and protecting yourself from the environment will allow you to maximize your enjoyment. Pack yourself with sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat. The last thing anyone wants is a sunburn on their first day of their vacation. Stay hydrated. Even though all courses offer refreshments on the course or at the clubhouse still pack a small cooler with water, Gatorade, Powerade etc. 

Plan your trip accordingly. With 90 courses throughout the Myrtle beach area it might be hard to play or travel to all the courses you want to play on your golf trip. Based on how long your trip is, decide what courses or holes you really want to play ahead of time. That way you can plan your trip and travel times to particular courses in the areas close to your vacation destination or to where you want to travel to play on your trip. This will  Also keep down your fuel expenses with traveling to play the different holes or courses you set out to play on your vacation.

Myrtle Beach golf trips are great for the family as well. Most courses, even the award winning  ones allow for children to play free. The rule that most courses offer is one child play for free when accompanied by one paying member. Most courses offer this for children 12 and under regardless of if they are a beginner or an upcoming amatuer star! Before heading out to your round with your kids contact the course ahead a time to make sure their participate in the kids play free in Myrtle Beach.

With over 80 courses throughout the Myrtle beach area, courses are competing for your business. Do a little research on the web.. There are all kinds of bundles and golf packages offered on the internet. Most are offered through companies directly working with the golf courses and lodging facilities in the Myrtle Beach area. Some packages and bundles are offered directly from the courses. Deals and packages are set for individuals as well as families and large group play. 

No golf trip to Myrtle Beach is complete without hitting the beach!!!. Golfing the Carolina coast offers some of the most pristine coastal views and beaches in the entire country. On top of the spectacular sandy beaches Myrtle Beach has beautiful wetlands and oak forests for you to enjoy whether sight seeing or playing a round of golf in Myrtle Beach. These tips here will definitely maximize your enjoyment and create lifelong memories of your Myrtle beach golf trip experience.

20 thoughts on “Top 5 tips for your myrtle Beach golf trip”

  1. Excellent points. The hydration point can’t be overstated; the Southern summers can drain you before you know it.

  2. It’s not just about golfing, it’s the whole package! Being able to unwind on the beach after a game sounds perfect.

  3. Playing early in the day is key. Especially in SC with that heat, it’s important to finish up before mid-day. Nice tips.

  4. Totally agree with your tip about playing rounds of golf early in the day in Myrtle Beach. It gives me plenty of time for other leisure activities. Thanks for sharing these amazing tips!

  5. I’ll definitely take your advice on being well-prepared, started packing sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat along with my club and balls.

  6. I underestimated the importance of hydration last time, not making the same mistake again, Thanks for reminding!

  7. JessieGolfLover

    I can’t wait to sink my feet in the sand after a day on the green. Last time I visited Myrtle Beach I fell absolutely in love with their beautiful landscapes.

  8. Birdies_And_Bogeys

    Thanks for the heads-up on discounts for families and group-play. I’ll look around to find a nice package deal!

  9. Great article. I can’t wait to visit Myrtle Beach, SC. It sounds like a golfer’s paradise. Thanks for the tips!

  10. HoleInOneHarry

    Well, it seems I’ve been missing out. It’s the first time hearing about the ‘one child plays for free’ rule. Will definitely be beneficial for my next trip with the family.

  11. DrivingRangeDave

    Great list, though I doubt I’ll be able to squeeze in more than a handful of those 90 golf courses. Either way, looking forward to my trip.

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