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Oyster Bay Golf Links in Sunset Beach, N.C. is one of the Grand Strand's most scenic and dramatic rounds. The course plays through scenic marsh and wetlands, all within a whiff of the Atlantic Ocean.
If you're a sun-starved, land-locked Northerner headed down to Myrtle Beach and want to be smothered in postcard-worthy golf holes, Oyster Bay Golf Links is a more than worthy selection. It's got island greens, lakes, marshes and plenty of gators lounging along banks. Some of the holes will have you standing on the tee for a moment and marveling.
The Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club -- in Sunset Beach, N.C., just north of Myrtle Beach -- is literally surrounded by its competition. But as golf developments have sprung up around it, the 27-hole club hasn't gotten lost in the shuffle. In fact, it was named the 2010 course of the year by the Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association after finishing a major three-year renovation. Sandpiper Bay isn't cruel and conniving like so many modern layouts, and there's something to be said for straight-forward, well designed holes.
Sea Trail Golf Resort and Convention Center in Sunset Beach, N.C.: A Myrtle Beach-area staple is back, and getting better
Sea Trail Golf Resort and Convention Center experienced some financial problems when the economy nose-dived, but the resort in Brunswick County, N.C. is on its way back to the forefront of the collection of north Grand Strand resorts. If you're looking for a home away from home at the north end of the Myrtle Beach golf mecca, Sea Trail fits the bill in more ways than one, Kiel Christianson writes.