Take your Pops to Golf in Myrtle Beach for Father’s Day
A golf trip is the happiest Father’s Day gift we can imagine. Visiting the Golf Capital of the World is almost too much to handle! Almost. Golf-playing fathers out there would love the chance to escape to the coast and play a round with their kids.
Here are recommendations for where to play, eat, and drink. Happy Father’s Day to all those dads out there swinging the clubs and raising smart kids.
3 PLACES TO PLAY
Open your summer golf game with a trip to some of the region’s most impressive courses. Here are our picks in key categories:
It’s a gorgeous course in excellent condition, with fair greens, and ideal for any handicap. South Creek at Myrtle Beach National plays well if you value control above distance. It’s a challenging course with chances for birdies with the right approach.
OFF THE GREEN: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
After your own impressive performance on the course, come watch another at dinner. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament features warring kingdoms in an entertaining and interactive experience.
BREWERY TRAIL: Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux
Burgers, fried food, and cold local beers. What more could you ask for? Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux offers party platters for big groups. The Shrimp & Grits will have you returning for more.
The Granddaddy opened in 1927 and was one of the first courses on the Grand Strand. Pine Lakes Country Club is a Robert White design with a Craig Schreiner upgrade. Enjoy frequent cart service, a spacious clubhouse, and an excellent bar on-site.
OFF THE GREEN: Native Surf Lessons
Take the kids and learn a new skill together on the surf. Native Surf Lessons puts the emphasis on one-on-one, personalized instruction. You’ll be up on a board and hanging 10 in no time.
BREWERY TRAIL: Crave Italian Oven & Bar
It’s a cool place with lots of TVs serving creative cocktails and wood-fired pizza. At Crave Italian Oven & Bar, you’ll dig the old-world setting and Italian classics. Coordinate your round to end at happy hour for best results!
It’s the site of a plantation, circa 1711, on the Waccamaw River’s east bank. Willbrook Plantation weaves through Lowcountry marshes, natural grasses, and centuries-old venues. This friendly course attracts alligators, deer, and hawks, too.
OFF THE GREEN: Atlaya
This castle at Huntington Beach State Park was Archer and Anna Huntington’s winter home. Atalaya is a gem of an attraction in the area, and your admission is valid for a week after you buy it. Explore its 30 rooms around a courtyard for a glimpse into history and awesome photo ops.
BREWERY TRAIL: Quigley’s Pint and Plate
Stop in for in-house ales and lagers and upscale Lowcountry fare in an English pub setting. If you’re lucky, you’ll stop in Quigley’s Pint and Plate during trivia or karaoke night. There’s something special every night of the week.
Site For All Golf Adventures: MyrtleBeachGolf.com
Don’t get stuck in the same routine every time you hit Myrtle Beach for golf. MyrtleBeachGolf.com posts reviews of courses in the golf capital of the world. Check out area information to help you prepare for your vacation.