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4.3
88 Reviews (88)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
85.4%
Recommend this course
71 out of 88 reviews
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4.7
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
100.0%
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3 out of 3 reviews
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4.3
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4.3
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Pace
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6950 yards
Slope 146
Rating 74.2

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens MiniVerde Ultradwarf Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1999) Lanny Wadkins (1999) Beau Welling (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes

Best of Lists

  • Golf Advisor: Best of Golf Advisor (2018 #49)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2018 #18)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2018 #3) (2017 #9)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2017 #14)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2017 #22)

Reviews

4.3
88 Reviews (88)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 9
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 8
Advanced Golfers 8
Entertaining Clients 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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5.0
Previously Played

Outstanding staff

The course is always in top notch shape as one might expect from a TPC course. However, the staff, especially the starter, went above and beyond. The course was experiencing a malfunction in the sprinkler system and were going off throughout the round and was very annoying to try to play around them and a few times got a good soaking. The starter came over to us on the 18th hole and was very apologetic and presented us with a full 18 hole raincheck. That gesture was totally unexpected but very much appreciated. You guys take customer service seriously and you showed it. Well done guys!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Less is more

When TPC Myrtle Beach underwent a bunker adjustment and reduction project last year, I wondered how much it would affect the difficulty and character of a course I've always like. I'm pleased that it's still the same ol' challenging but enjoyable TPC Myrtle Beach, and more playable in and around the sand as a result. It still has several tough par fours - 3, 4, 9, 15 and 16 - and a good mix of par 3s and par 5s that help put the course in the upper portion of the Grand Strand's strong second tier of courses.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very nice course

Although the staff wasn't very friendly and they rushed us out to the tee (we were 30 minutes early) without even having a chance to putt it was still a good day. The course is challenging and was in great shape. There are plenty of water hazards to catch an errant shot but the fairways are fairly big. The greens were recently punched but still rolled nicely with good speed. Pace of play was never and issue as we got around in under 4 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Don't waste the $$

Course was Cart Path Only and it wasn't from rain. They obviously dont know when to turn off the sprinklers. Self flooded course. Greens are top notch but tee boxes and fairways are very spotty and that might be a bit gracious. Layout is what you would expect and hope for from a TPC Course but the conditions are not even close to what you should expect on a tract like this. You can get better for the same price elsewhere.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Chicago Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

TPC Myrtle Beach - Fazio Gem is Top 5 Course on Grand Strand

The Good: This Tom Fazio collaboration with Lanny Wadkins & disciple Beau Welling is an excellent option in the greater Myrtle Beach area, about 20 minutes south of the main "Grand Strand". Has a "Poor Man's Pinehurst" feel to it with beautiful tree-lined fairways amidst pine straw hazards and well-placed white-sanded bunkers. Very strong Par 5's and some good variety in the Par 4's with some very challenging and others drivable. The Par 3's are the standout signature holes. Greens hold well and were in very good shape. Very nice clubhouse and now Dustin Johnson branded golf school (he's from the area). Staff was extremely nice and kept us hydrated on a hot spring afternoon. Superb pace of play for a Sunday round. Great value at only $69 in Early June.

The Bad: Fairway and tee box conditions were very dried out and to be desired. Many of the tee boxes didn't really have grass. No GPS on the carts was a bummer, however the course is marked well.

The Verdict: A Top 5 public course in the Myrtle Beach area. One of the better values you will find on the Strand!

Best Hole: While the closing holes get all the credit, I actually loved the second hole, a tough Par 5 that requires precise tee and approach shots to avoid sand to a raised green guarded by water left.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great condition - Play the correct tees

As always, in great shape!!! tee to green was perfect.

Word of advice, play the correct tees. I tried tees a little longer than I needed to be and had a much more difficult afternoon vs when I played the white tees, Pace of play was slooow both days I played, 5+ hours.

Driver 7 iron is much better than driver 5 wood into par 4's.

Staff in and outside were very welcoming and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing

TPC is the finest course on the Grand Strand. The conditions, especially immediately after the DJ World Jr tournament are AMAZING!!! Love the layout, challenging placement of bunkers, clean facilities, friendly staff. Play can sometimes be a little slow, but looking for wildlife is always fun...gators, turkeys, deer, turtles, heron. I just can’t get enough of it!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Must Play in Myrtle Beach

TPC of Myrtle Beach (not a true TPC, but licenses the name and lives up to the TPC standards) is a great course. Excellent layout with few outside distractions. Yardage markers everywhere. Staff was excellent (other than the starter who complained about our group of 16 hitting a breakfast ball) and friendly. It is pricey, but well worth it. Very fair track and rough is not penalizing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Great layout, terrible greens

I cannot recommend to anyone to play this course under the current conditions. I was warned that the greens have suffered and was told that on a scale of 1 to 10 the greens would be a 7. Well that is a generous self review by the pro shop, the greens are more like a 2. Extremely disappointed in the greens especially since sizable sections have been removed and new sod has been put down. This change in green conditions has occurred since Memorial Day weekend when the greens were in good shape, just rolling slow. Don’t be fooled by the course name, the conditions do not equal the other TPC courses throughout the country.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

TPC, Must play course

Like most of the other Founders club courses i've played TPC was solid! Good layout, good pace of play and good rolling greens and fairways. It was cart path only because of all the rain, which was a bit of a pain given the heat index was over 100. My only complaint was the lack of water on the course for the first 9. The beverage cart was broken, and many of the water coolers were empty for our first 9. If it's going to be cart path only on a hot day, ya have to make sure there is water out there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Standard Fazio

It's above average Fazio and a TPC. With that, I felt like it met expectations and was fair. I wasn't blown away, nor disappointed. One critique would be that I did find it odd that this course is one of the top end facilities in MB and doesn't have GPS in the carts, though that's not really a big deal.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Awesome

TPC Myrtle Beach lived up to its name. Course from tee to green was in absolute perfect condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Kudos to the entire staff!!

Played the TPS on 4/27/18 and the facility was in the best shape we've even seem. This was our fourth visit and the attention to detail was presnt at every part of the course. Congratulations to the entire staff and we look forward to returning next year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Ontario Advisor
Previously Played

Once again, the best course in our rotation

Just returned from our annual buddies trip to Myrtle Beach. We’ve had TPC as a regular course in our week-long trip for 3 or 4 years now, and each year it is EASILY the best conditioned and most liked of the courses we play, with Heritage Club a close second. This year, we played 6 other courses that had varying degrees of winter kill on their greens — some, just a bit; others were horrible. They’d all had what appeared to be hydro seed applied and rolled flat. We can’t fault the courses for what Mother Nature throws at them but it does beg the question: how did TPC keep their greens in such extraordinarily great shape? Though we froze on the day we played TPC (3C / 37F), everyone to a man (16 of us) raved about all aspects of the course — had it not been so freakin cold, and cart path only, we definitely would have played another 18. In fact, the course had drained SO well from the previous rain that most of us felt we could have taken the carts on the course. It goes without saying that the bunkers were a little muddy, but that was expected. Even then, they still weren’t as bad as other courses’ bunkers. And since it was SO FREAKIN COLD, there was almost nobody else on the course, relative to what it’s normally like. Once again, TPC MB set the standard for course conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Ol' Faithful

Love everything about this course. As always, conditions were about perfect. Greens were a little slow by TPC MB standards (11 instead of a usual 13-14), but rolled true and consistent as ever. Everyone treats you like you are a pro for the day. We play this multiple times annually. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Can't Get Any Better!

I’ve been playing Myrtle Beach golf courses for over 15 years. This was the best experience we've had. The conditions were perfect, tee boxes, fairways, rough, and greens. Highly recommended to play this course if you have an opportunity. We'll be coming back when we make our next pilgrimage from the north.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The Best in Myrtle Beach

TPC as expected was in immaculate shape for our round. Played from the tips, the course was very challenging but well worth the difficulty and money. The fairways, bunkers and greens were in perfect shape, despite the harsh winter the south had. An amazing course and a must play for the serious golfer!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

TPC Myrtle Beach

TPC Myrtle Beach is in amazing condition right now! Partially due to the Dustin Johnson junior tournament a few weeks ago.

Played here to end a buddies trip as always. The course is fair if you play the correct tees for your skill level. Definitely a shotmakers course. Plan your hole by club selection and this course will not disappoint. Try and overpower this course and you will find yourself in trouble with no choice but to play for another shot. Several holes have forced carries and several 3 shot par 5's if played from a back tee.
Pace of play is getting better here, the first round played here several years ago was close to 6 hours, with a lot of waiting. The staff here have made leaps and bounds to speed up the play, this round was just over 5 hours but well worth the time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The Crown Jewel of Myrtle Beach north of Caledonia

Save for Caledonia this is the top course in the Myrtle Beach area. Immaculate conditioning for a course that sees so many rounds played. Staff worked hard to keep up pace of play, though the difficulty of the course still makes rounds creep above the 5hr mark even with an active ranger. Best greens I have played in MB area, and it is barely even close with the Stranz tracks. Excellent range with free range balls. I know it sounds weird to say that it is a bargain for the money, but if you are gonna pay 125-150 for True Blue and you can get on here for <100, it is a steal!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Atlanta Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing

Beautiful day at TPC!

I’ve played a handful of TPC courses over the years and TPC Myrtle Beach is the quality of golf course that you should come to expect at a TPC property. The staff is very welcoming and want you to feel like a member. I had a few questions but they were answered before I could even ask them!

The practice facilities are stellar! The driving range is flat and has lots of flags to hit to. The chipping green is a great place to hone in your short game before a round. The course itself was entirely overseeded. The rough, the fairways, greens, all of it was a lush dark green color. Which is a nice change because most coastal courses use Bermuda which is dead and brown in the winter months. With that said, the rough is deep and difficult to hit out of so finding fairways need to be a premium here. The greens are firm and fast and have some false fronts and undulations so take careful shots into greens or you’ll quickly find your ball has rolled off the green. Overall, an awesome experience at a beautiful TPC facility. If you get a chance, take the time to play this course. You won’t regret it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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