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Grand Strand Tournament Calendar 2024

Upcoming golf tournaments on the Grand Strand: June 8: Fifth annual Food Bank Charity Tournament, Founders Club at Pawleys Island, 9 a.m. shotgun start, four-person...

How the Hackler Course at CCU will elevate its standing in the Myrtle Beach golf market

A new clubhouse and learning center is being constructed in addition to course improvements at the university-owned course.

Greenside Bunker Shot by Scott Tanguay, PGA

Scott Tanguay is the head of instruction and Callaway club fitting at The Coastal Golf Academy (thecoastalgolfacademy.com) at Whispering Pines Golf Club. He is...

Using The Entire Teeing Ground by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

Fairway Bunker Shot by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

Golf and hotel leader, innovative digital marketer are joining the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame

The two new members were inducted on Sept. 5 at Pine Lakes Country Club and bring hall membership to 34.

Bunker Shot by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

Long Bay Club reopens after a renovation project. See what was done to the Jack Nicklaus layout

Long Bay Club has reopened with new TifEagle ultradwarf Bermudagrass greens after a three-month improvement project.

What the PGA Tour’s Myrtle Beach Classic tournament director had to say in a video interview

Myrtle Beach Classic tournament director Darren Nelson sat down for an interview with On The Green Magazine on Aug. 10 at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club.

Greenside Chip Shot by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

What the tournament operator, director have planned for the PGA Tour’s new Myrtle Beach Classic

A party and games area near the 17th green and 18th tee called The Grove, and two pro-ams are part of the preliminary plans for the event

The PGA Tour’s Myrtle Beach Classic will be held in May ’24 and coincide with another Carolinas event. The details

The first PGA Tour event on the Grand Strand will be held at The Dunes Golf and Beach Club and will be broadcast on Golf Channel.

Myrtle Beach golf industry loses a longtime contributor, builder and leader

He was involved in golf course building and operation, publishing and marketing, and served in several leadership roles.

Low Pitch Shot by Scott Tanguay, PGA

Scott Tanguay is the head of instruction and Callaway club fitting at The Coastal Golf Academy (thecoastalgolfacademy.com) at Whispering Pines Golf Club. He is...

World’s largest golf tournament still going strong in Myrtle Beach after 40 years

The event will be played Aug. 28 to Sept. 1 on 52 Grand Strand golf courses.

Soft Pitch Drill by Scott Tanguay, PGA

Scott Tanguay is the head of instruction and Callaway club fitting at The Coastal Golf Academy (thecoastalgolfacademy.com) at Whispering Pines Golf Club. He is...

‘We’ve got a diamond.’ Why Sea Trail Golf Resort is set to become Sunset Beach’s epicenter

An extensive plan to rejuvenate the three-course, 2,000-acre resort has been approved by the Sunset Beach town council.

Long Putts Drill by Karsten Kenley

Karsten Kenley has been an instructor at Classic Swing Golf School at Legends Golf Resort, where he began teaching in September 2021. He played...

How a historic golf property south of Myrtle Beach has been revitalized, and what’s next

The 50-year-old course was closed from 2016-18 but new owners are upgrading multiple facets of the club.

Myrtle Beach will host its first PGA Tour golf tournament in 2024. The details

The seemingly unattainable has become attainable, and the long wait is over. Myrtle Beach will host its first PGA Tour event next year. The inaugural Myrtle...

Short Putting Drill by Karsten Kenley

Karsten Kenley has been an instructor at Classic Swing Golf School at Legends Golf Resort, where he began teaching in September 2021. He played...

Randy Broughton, Director of Golf, Man O’War Golf Club

Randy Broughton Director of Golf - Man O'War Golf Club Years at the course: 15 Years in the Myrtle Beach market: 42 Years in the golf industry: 42 Birthplace/Hometown:...

Why one of the newest golf courses in the Myrtle Beach market will close for renovations

The course opened in 2007 and will transition from bentgrass greens to Bermudagrass, with an anticipated reopening in early September

The best ever? How the Myrtle Beach golf market fared during the important spring season

The game's resurgence since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic is looking more sustainable as time passes

Will the next Michael Block emerge? Carolinas PGA hosts major championship on the Grand Strand

The top 10 finishers in the CPGA Professional Championship completed Thursday in Murrells Inlet qualify for the 2024 national PGA club pro championship.

‘I still can’t believe it’s open.’ How a golf course outside Myrtle Beach was revived after 13 years

One former employee kept the layout maintained for 11 years hoping a buyer would arrive and reopen the course.

Believe it or not, Ripley’s has opened a miniature golf course in Myrtle Beach that is creative and bold

The miniature course gives Ripley's five affiliated attractions on Ocean Boulevard as well as an aquarium at Broadway at the Beach.

Why CCU men’s golf coach Jacob Wilner is so excited about his 2023 signing class. Who is coming?

A pair of transfers who are expected to make an immediate impact, one of the top juniors in Europe, and the son of a...

This son of a former world No. 1 golfer has signed to play at Coastal Carolina. His story

The graduate of the International Junior Golf Academy in Florida is taught by former Myrtle Beach instructor Hugh Royer III.

Anthony Little, Head Professional, Pawleys Plantation

Anthony Little Head Professional - Pawleys Plantation Years at the course: 4 Years in the Myrtle Beach market: 7 Years in the golf industry: 7 Birthplace/Hometown: Erie, Pennsylvania College: Penn...

Lag Putting Drill by Scott Tanguay, PGA

Scott Tanguay is the head of instruction and Callaway club fitting at The Coastal Golf Academy (thecoastalgolfacademy.com) at Whispering Pines Golf Club. He is...

Single and play golf? An organization for you has been revived in the Myrtle Beach market

The American Singles Golf Association is back on the Grand Strand after disbanding about a decade ago.

How a Myrtle Beach former Marine plans to use golf to help other veterans overcome adversity

Eric Fisher is getting into the golf business to help himself, and help others. Specifically, other veterans who might be going through the same travails...

Here is what South Carolina’s PGA Tour members think of Myrtle Beach getting an event

There are more than a half dozen players on the PGA Tour who are natives and/or residents of South Carolina. Many of them gave their...

Soft Pitch Shot by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

South Carolina is the top golf destination in the U.S. in 2023, according to this travel organization

South Carolina, led by the Myrtle Beach area, is the top golf destination in the United States in 2023, according to one travel organization. The...

How getting to Myrtle Beach for the spring golf season has gotten easier

Getting to Myrtle Beach for the spring golf season has become easier for players from numerous parts of the country with the creation or...

Hootie Monday After the Masters to feature El Duque, Sabathia and Daly, but not spectators. See why

Former New York Yankees C.C. Sabathia, Orlando ‘El Duque’ Hernandez and Jim Leyritz are scheduled to participate in the 27th Hootie & the Blowfish...

The Myrtle Beach area will be inundated with some of the top college golfers in the country

Both The Dunes Golf and Beach Club and Surf Golf and Beach Club are hosting college tournaments on Monday and Tuesday.

Lag Putting Drill by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

How a North Strand golf resort will be revitalized with a new hotel, other amenities

A 150-room hotel, driving range featuring Toptracer technology, and practice and entertainment facility are planned, and a 50,000-square-foot convention center will reopen.

New Myrtle Beach gentlemen’s club promises an experience beyond attractive women

An entertainer performs at Lust Ultra Gentlemen's Club, which has opened on Seaboard Street in Myrtle Beach. (Photo by Janet Janet Morgan, janet.morgan@myhorrynews.com)

Tiger Woods is returning to Myrtle Beach with this golf-related business

Tiger Woods is bringing a business to Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Woods is an owner of PopStroke, a restaurant, bar and golf...

A PGA Tour event in Myrtle Beach? There are discussions between the tour and local officials

The Grand Strand has never hosted a PGA Tour event, but might have one as early as 2024.

‘This saved my life’: Charlie Rymer continues promotion of Myrtle Beach golf after arduous cancer battle

The Murrells Inlet resident is promoting Myrtle Beach golf for the fifth consecutive year in 2023.

Myrtle Beach golf rounds interrupted: Video of fighter jets downing Chinese balloon

A U.S. military fighter jet shot down a Chinese balloon over the skies of Myrtle Beach just off the coast around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 4, causing a loud boom and spectacle for golfers.

Mike DeLuca, Wachesaw East, head professional

Mike DeLuca Head Professional - Wachesaw Plantation East Years at the course: 6 Years in the Myrtle Beach market: 17 Years in the golf industry: 17 Birthplace/Hometown: Poughkeepsie, New...

Around the World Putting Drill by Scott Tanguay, PGA

Scott Tanguay is the head of instruction and Callaway club fitting at The Coastal Golf Academy (thecoastalgolfacademy.com) at Whispering Pines Golf Club. He is...

An industry revived: How Covid continues to boost Myrtle Beach golf rounds

The pandemic has led to the market's two best years for rounds played in more than a decade

Short Putts Drill by Steve Dresser, PGA

Steve Dresser is a PGA of America Class A member with numerous awards including being named a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School and...

Marc Guertin, Caledonia, head professional

Marc Guertin Head Professional - Caledonia Golf & Fish Club Years at the course: 23 Years in the Myrtle Beach market: 30 Years in the golf industry: 30 Birthplace/Hometown:...

Myrtle Beach shows resiliency as most golf courses open in immediate aftermath of Hurricane Ian

Nearly every Myrtle Beach area course reopened just days after Hurricane Ian made landfall along the Grand Strand on Sept. 30. Although the storm brought...

‘A big guy with a big laugh and a big smile.’ Myrtle Beach golf industry mourns loss of pro at 45

Longtime Indigo Creek head pro AJ Sawyer died last week at the age of 45, leaving behind a wife, two teenage children and a grieving Myrtle Beach golf industry.

No golf in Myrtle Beach? Courses shut down Christmas weekend to preserve spring conditions

GOLF COURSES IN THE MYRTLE BEACH AREA ARE CLOSING FOR A FEW DAYS AND MANY ARE COVERING GREENS TO PROTECT THEM FROM DAMAGE.

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