Player-friendly Beachwood Golf Club offers unique experience in Myrtle Beach
Wide fairways and excellent conditions set Beachwood Golf Club apartIn a landscape of some of the regions most pristine and well-kept courses, Beachwood Golf Course stands alone. This Gene Hamm-designed beauty on The Grand Stand is one of Myrtle Beach’s oldest courses, and is conveniently located near the beach and the most popular accommodations in the area.
Host to tournaments at every level, Beachwood Golf Course was built player-friendly, with four tee boxes to cater to a variety of playing abilities. In 2019, Beachwood garnered the distinction of The Most Player-Friendly Golf Course in Myrtle Beach.
No matter what level you play, it’s the type of course that will bring out your best game.
You’ll find fairways lined with majestic Carolina pines – but you won’t find homes and condos along the 18-hole course at Beachwood Golf Course. The course’s design and upkeep make it a favorite for vacationers to add to their itinerary for every trip to Myrtle Beach. That’s the idea designer Gene Hamm had in mind when he designed this course for its 1968 opening. Hamm, a former pro in the 1950s and 60s, also engineered the plan for the Duke University golf course.
Beachwood Golf Club is situated among natural lakes and captivating floral displays, sharing space with indigenous wildlife. Hamm insisted the course maintain that natural beauty, so you won’t see homes listed in the area that boast a beautiful view of the 18th green. The unforgettable scenes you’ll encounter will come on the course, and there are plenty of those, including boats meandering down the nearby Intercoastal Waterway.
No. 18, a 239-yard, par-3, finishes Beachwood Golf Course with a flourish. The approach requires a good bit of length, often into prevailing winds. Should it be played aggressively or should you take a conservative approach? Much of that depends on the rest of your round! It’s an enticing finale after taking on a par-5, 512-yard No. 17.
Type of greens
Fairways and greens at Beachwood Golf Course are Tifdwarf Bermuda grass. It’s a popular grass, especially for courses in the south, in warmer climates. It stands up well against heat, can take low mowing, fixes easily and withstands drought. Greens on this course are consistently rated well.
The clubhouse has all your gear for men and women from the game’s top names. Pick up Beachwood Golf Club logo balls, or choose from a dozen lightly-used balls or premium choices, too. The club’s 19th hole has come into some acclaim. Rated among the “Best Myrtle Beach Golf Courses for a Post-Round Beverage,” the Beachwood Grill doesn’t disappoint. Round out your day with daily drink specials, with top-shelf liquor, well drinks and Fireball Friday. Or choose from bottled wine and a full-stocked bar of domestic and import beers. The Grill is open for breakfast, lunch or dinner, before, between rounds or after you play.
Whether it’s bacon and eggs for breakfast, a burger, chicken tenders for lunch or dinner, or a daily special of chili or egg salad, there’s something for every hungry golfer here. The Clubhouse & Grill also has candy bars and beverages available for snack time.
You’ll have plenty of space to work on your game at Beachwood Golf Club. The course includes a full public practice facility, featuring two putting and chipping greens and a practice bunker. The all-grass driving range is excellent.
Whether you want to upgrade your game or just fine tune it, turn to a PGA Golf pro at Beachwood Golf Club. Call the pro shop at (843) 272-6168 to schedule an appointment. Choose your session length: 30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes or 4 hours.
Or, choose a 4- or 9-hole playing lesson. The club also offers weekly golf clinics and mini school – which consists of 2 ½ hours of instruction and 9 holes of golf. Visit the Beachwood Golf Club website for details on their pros. They have built a reputation based on extensive knowledge of the game, and also some of the best customer care out there.
Beachwood Golf Club has hosted esteemed amateur and professional events, such as:
- Carolinas Cup
- Carolinas PGA Seniors Championship
- DuPont World Amateur
- Grand Strand Amateur
Many competitors in the Myrtle Beach World Amateur hone their games at the club’s practice facility and public driving range.
Golfers from all over love to visit Beachwood Golf Club. Here’s what some have had to say:
“We played 6 courses in 3 days at Myrtle Beach and the greens here were easily the best.
Beechwood’s greens were excellent. Was a good deal.”
“Very fun, great staff and a challenging course. It makes you want to play better.”
“We were scheduled to play this course in November 2018. It was pouring the morning of golf. Stopped at the course and were given rain checks good for whenever we were back in the area. Now two years latter no problem. Course is nice and in very good condition. Staff could not have been nicer. If in Myrtle Beach play it. Prices are very fair.”
“Great spot for the team to go. Great prices, fast golf carts, friendly staff, great grounds. Went for a bachelor party and had a great time. Left my ID at the place, and Michael came 40 minutes all the way to my hotel to return it before my flight! Perfect hospitality! Thank you!”
“Fun layout. Accommodating staff. Course was in good condition! I’ll be back.”
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