Golf Magazine Names 13 Myrtle Beach Area Golf Courses As Best In South Carolina

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Myrtle Beach Golf Trips Has Access to All 13 Golf Courses, Including Four Named in the Nationwide Top 100: Caledonia, Dunes Club, True Blue and Barefoot Resort's Love Course

Barefoot Resort Love Course

The Golf Magazine list confirms again that the Myrtle Beach area has the best collection of golf in the country.

Golf Magazine has named four Myrtle Beach area courses to its 2016/2017 “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, Dunes Golf & Beach Club, True Blue Golf Club, and Barefoot Resort's Love course are on the prestigious list of courses, and Myrtle Beach Golf Trips books tees times on all of them, as well as 13 of the best-in-state courses.

“The Golf Magazine list confirms again that the Myrtle Beach area has the best collection of golf in the country,” said Steve Mays, director of marketing and sales for Founders Group International, the owner of Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. “Myrtle Beach Golf Trips is one-stop shopping to get tee times on all of the best courses along the Grand Strand.”

Myrtle Beach Golf Trips can also book the Myrtle Beach area courses recognized on Golf magazine's state-by-state rankings of top courses you can play. True Blue Golf Club, Barefoot Resort & Golf's Love, Fazio, and Dye courses, Tidewater Golf Club, TPC Myrtle Beach, Grand Dunes Resort, King's North at Myrtle Beach National, Heritage Club, Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, and Heathland at Legends Golf Resort are among the top 20 courses in South Carolina. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and Dunes Golf & Beach Club, also on that list, are also listed among Golf Digest's “America's 100 Greatest Public Courses.”

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club in Pawleys Island was ranked 29. The magazine calls the Mike Strantz design “a complete test of shotmaking.” It also points to the beauty of its antebellum clubhouse and the 18th hole that borders the old rice plantation and the Waccamaw River.

Coming in at 39, Dunes Golf & Beach Club is a classic 1948 Robert Trent Jones, Sr. creation. It's 13th hole is infamous for the dogleg around Lake Singleton. “Double bogeys and alligators await any sliced shot” the magazine points out.

Mike Strantz's True Blue Golf Club in Pawleys Island was ranked 77 for the second consecutive time. Built on an indigo and rice plantation, it's known for wide fairways and dramatic, undulating fairways and greens.

Barefoot Resort's Love course comes in at 85. It incorporates the re-created ruins of an old plantation home. The par-4 4th hole has so many options, it's known as one of the area’s best risk/reward tests.

Spring pricing on these top courses starts around $67. A four-round package on a selection of Golf Magazine’s top South Carolina courses (Pawleys Plantation, TPC Myrtle Beach, Grande Dunes Resort Club and King’s North at Myrtle Beach National) is available with fall pricing from just $345. That includes a $100 Rewards Card and $15 Carrabba’s Italian Grill dining certificate for each golfer in a group. Myrtle Beach Golf Trips offers free estimates for those who call 1-866-554-1537 or visit myrtlebeachgolftrips.com.

More information about these esteemed courses can be found on myrtlebeachgolftrips.com.

About Founders Group International

Founders Group International (FGI) is the foremost golf course owner-operator company in the Southeastern United States. Formed in 2014 through various purchases and the 2015 acquisition of National Golf Management, FGI owns and operates 22 golf courses (423 holes) in and around Myrtle Beach, S.C., America's seaside golf capital.

FGI administers http://www.MBN.com, a leader in online tee time bookings, as well as package outlets Ambassador Golf and Myrtle Beach Golf Trips. With the help of Golf Insider’s 100 percent player-generated course ranking system, thousands of golfers plan and assemble their ideal golf itineraries through FGI’s assets, including “top-100 caliber” courses Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club, Grande Dunes Resort Club, TPC of Myrtle Beach, King’s North at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, Pine Lakes Country Club and more than 80 other Myrtle Beach area courses.

More information about Founders Group International, is available at http://www.foundersgroupinternational.com, http://www.mbn.com or MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com.

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