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Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island is what its name implies: a peaceful, serene layout where only a few houses spoil the beauty of the South Carolina Lowcountry. A renovation in 2009 by Jeff Brauer made the course more playable, improving all the bunkers (while removing some and adding others) and increasing the size of most greens by 20 percent.
True Blue Plantation opened in 1998 adjacent to the Caledonia Golf & Fish Club on the southern end of the Grand Strand in Pawleys Island, S.C. True Blue, a Mike Strantz design, has been rated among the top modern designs by Golfweek.
With some of the area's most photogenic holes along the Intracoastal Waterway, Tidewater Golf Club & Plantation is a favorite pick for most glossy Myrtle Beach advertisements. You're in for one of Myrtle Beach's prettiest rounds at Tidewater but also one of its most challenging, with a slope/rating of 74.8/144 from the championship tees.
The Witch Golf Club casts its spell on golfers with a secluded, natural setting without a single home or condo in sight. Architect Dan Maples used 500 acres halfway between Myrtle Beach and Conway to craft something special. It might be priced like a middle-tier course along the Grand Strand, but The Witch looks and plays like one of the big boys.
Casual golfers might not recognize the name Dan Maples, but savvy golfers know the underrated architect belongs to a respected family in golf. Maples courses have become synonymous with playable, commonsense golf without gimmicks. Golf Digest ranks seven Dan Maples courses among its top 60 along the Grand Strand, which is more than any other architect.
While Eagle's Pointe Golf Club is among the most player-friendly golf courses in the Hilton Head area, don't call it easy. But feel free to swing away on this Davis Love III design that serves as the perfect complement to its sister course, Arnold Palmer's Crescent Pointe G.C.
South Carolina Golf Courses