Ocean Lakes Family Campground Recommended As A Top Spot For Golfers By Good Sam RV Travel And Savings Guide

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Myrtle Beach-Area Campground Is The Only One In South Carolina To Be Included In The 12 Months Of RVing Calendar's August Edition

Ocean Lakes Family Campground

Prestwick Country Club is only five minutes from the campground, making it convenient to guests that enjoy golf. Plus, our guests get the best rate. Meanwhile, the rest of the family can enjoy Ocean Lakes' amenities.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground has been recommended by the Good Sam Travel And Savings Guide as a top campground for golfers. Appearing in the August edition, it is also the only campground in South Carolina to be on this prestigious national list of recommendations.

"We have one of the best golf courses in South Carolina, Prestwick Country Club, owned by The Jackson Companies which also owns Ocean Lakes," said Barb Krumm, Director of Marketing and PR for Ocean Lakes Family Campground. "The golf course is just five minutes from Ocean Lakes, making it convenient to guests that enjoy golf, plus our guests get the best golf rate. Meanwhile, the rest of the family can enjoy Ocean Lakes’ amenities, including a brand new water park that opened in May."

Prestwick Country Club's layout was designed by Pete and P.B. Dye and is ranked among the top 50 courses in South Carolina, which has more than 350 courses. It features berms, deep pot bunkers and rolling greens. At 7,086 yards from the back tees, with a rating of 74.7 and slope of 138, it can be a formidable test of golf for the game's best-skilled players, yet is an enjoyable test for golfers of all levels, offering many risk/reward options from all of its six sets of tees.

Over the years, Ocean Lakes has received numerous awards for excellence. TripAdvisor awarded Ocean Lakes its 2016 “Certificate of Excellence" and ranked it No. 1 in specialty lodging. The 2016 Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory rated Ocean Lakes 10/10*/10, a great feat for a park that is 45 years old. In March, it was one of only a select number of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts to receive an overall “A” rating from the 2015 GuestRated™ satisfaction survey. All this recognition puts Ocean Lakes in the top one percent of all campgrounds in the nation.

"We want our guests to really enjoy their stay with us," said Krumm. "With our numerous amenities onsite, including almost a mile of beachfront, as well as a spectacular golf course just down the road, we have something to please everyone in the family."

Developed by the editors of the Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide, the 12 Months of RVing Online Calendar focuses on RV-related interests and hobbies. Each month, top rated RV parks that fit a specific RV-related interest are recommended. The monthly list of recommendations is chosen from the guide’s database of more than 7,000 private RV parks.

For more information about Ocean Lakes, visit http://www.oceanlakes.com, follow it on Twitter or ”like” the campground on Facebook. For more information about Prestwick Country Club, visit http://www.prestwickcountryclub.com.

About Ocean Lakes Family Campground

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, a division of The Jackson Companies, is the largest campground on the East Coast and one of the largest in the United States. Located in Myrtle Beach, S.C., it has received numerous awards for excellence. It is the 2011-2012 National “Park of the Year” in the Mega Park category and has received that honor from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) five times. In 2010, it received the Earth Day Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control for its iCare Program.

In 2006, Ocean Lakes received the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s Cup for making a significant economic impact on South Carolina. Ocean Lakes covers 310 oceanfront acres with nearly one mile of beachfront. It offers 3,419 sites — 859 of which are large and pull-through to accommodate larger RVs. It was built by Mary Emily and Nelson Jackson and their five daughters, starting in 1970. It opened with 30 campsites and one bathhouse in 1971. On an average seasonal day, Ocean Lakes has 25,000 - 30,000 guests enjoying the countless amenities that have made it a local favorite and a national vacation destination. It currently holds a perfect 10/10*/10 rating from the Good Sam RV Travel Guide & Campground Directory for its overall operation, recreational offerings, services and appearance. This puts Ocean Lakes Family Campground in the top one percent of the private campgrounds in North America. TripAdvisor awarded Ocean Lakes its 2016 “Certificate of Excellence.”

Ocean Lakes Family Campground is a division of The Jackson Companies, a family owned enterprise that includes Prestwick Golf & Country Club, Ocean Lakes Properties, Crystal Lake Mobile Home Village, Ocean Lakes RV Center, Ocean Lakes Golf Cars, and the master-planned development SayeBrook.

About Prestwick Golf and Country Club

Prestwick Golf and Country Club features an 18-hole golf course designed by Pete and P.B. Dye. Recognized as one of the area's premier tennis centers, Prestwick offers members and their guests eleven clay courts, two hard courts and a fully stocked pro shop. The course continues to receive regional and national recognition. Recently, it was named one of South Carolina's top golf courses by the S.C. Golf Course Rating Panel. The panel's “Top 50 Golf Courses For 2014” includes both private and public courses throughout the state. Additional accolades include 4.5 Stars by Golf Digest in 2006, one of the “Top 20 Grand Strand Courses” by South Carolina Magazine in 2005, and “One of the 5 Best Kept Secret Golf Courses in America” by Golf Digest in August 2004.

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