Longs Golf CoursesLocated about 45 minutes northeast of downtown Myrtle Beach, S.C., Black Bear Golf Club in Longs is a serene, affordable alternative just off the Grand Strand. The course works around 23 finger lakes and there are lots of bunkers. If you play the correct tees, you're in for an enjoyable experience.The pictures of hole no. 10 at Long Bay Golf Club on the north end of the Myrtle Beach Grand Strand, which has a waste bunker shaped like a tuning fork, have pretty much become synonymous with the course. There's much more than one great hole at Long Bay, however. With several holes considered among the toughest in the area, Long Bay Golf Club is not for the once-a-year golfer. But even high handicaps, however, can enjoy a round.Even on a Myrtle Beach golf vacation, you're going to want to play at least one course capable of giving you a swift kick in the seat. Welcome to "Jack's sandbox." Nicklaus' Long Bay Club design is one of the top challenges on the Grand Strand.