Barefoot Resort & Golf - Fazio Course

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3.2
21
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.0
Value
2.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.2
Amenities
4.0
67.6%
Recommend this course
16 out of 21 reviews
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2.5
4
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.3
Value
2.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
2.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
50.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 4 reviews
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3.0
6
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
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0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
2.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
4 out of 6 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6834
Slope 145
Rating 73.2
Type Resort
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Platinum 71 6834 yards 73.2 145
Black 71 6350 yards 70.8 136
White 71 5678 yards 67.6 125
White (W) 71 5678 yards 73.0 129
Green 71 5292 yards 65.8 119
Gold 71 4820 yards 68.1 119
Scorecard for Fazio Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Platinum M: 73.2/145 390 458 170 548 499 191 558 173 408 3395 538 197 533 379 380 346 198 415 453 3439 6834
Black M: 70.8/136 360 432 142 526 467 167 545 150 364 3153 509 185 511 361 350 312 175 367 427 3197 6350
White M: 67.6/125 W: 73.0/129 323 406 122 440 441 144 494 127 332 2829 471 154 489 345 326 282 149 328 305 2849 5678
Green M: 65.8/119 W: 70.0/124 299 304 114 427 406 120 430 127 323 2550 465 147 463 325 306 282 141 321 292 2742 5292
Gold M: 68.1/119 W: 68.0/119 291 300 90 420 365 99 423 98 296 2382 423 121 427 300 215 248 125 292 284 2435 4817
Handicap 9 1 17 7 3 13 5 15 11 4 16 6 2 10 14 18 8 12
Par 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 3 4 35 5 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways GN-1 Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion UltraDwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (2000) MacCurrach Golf (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Dyer Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.2
21

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Recovering Nicely from Winterkill

This early summer season in Myrtle Beach "Winterkill" has affected many courses including the Fazio design I played the course in mid-june and it was 2 weeks post-seasonal/winterkill maintenance. Many of the greens were still patchy and soft from the combo of aeration and sod patching. So when I went back two weeks later I was ready to see how quickly recovery was moving along. To my surprise the recovery was very quick if I had to put a number on it I would say the greens are 90% healed. They were rolling well again and ready for normal play. So for those coming to play know that this course like others is close to a point where you wouldnt even notice the difference compared to two months ago. Aside from the conditions coming back the course itself is a test. The layout makes it play 200+ yards longer than the scorecard shows. Typical, Fazio placement is key throughout the round. Barefoot service is outstanding. The Weather was perfect and made for an enjoyable round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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

Solid Course

Solid #2 course at the Resort. It resembles much of Fazio's other work, but I suspect most will anticipate that coming in. Very good variety in the holes and solid conditioning.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

NOT WORTH THE MONEY!!

We played the Fazio course as an extra 18 holes during our annual weekend trip to Pawley's Island. Everything on Pawleys Island was booked for afternoon rounds so we decided to give Barefoot Resorts a try. They did have 2 available tee times so we decided to make the trip up (we played TPC Myrtle Beach Sat Morning) and play the Fazio Course.

When we arrived we went into pro shop and paid our $132 greens fee. Paying that much for a round of golf one would think the course would be in great shape. However we soon found out the course was in horrible shape and probably not worth paying $50 to play in that condition. I completely understand that it might be considered early in the season and that they had a rough winter, but to charge $132 for the condition of the course was ridiculous. The greens were just starting to green up and grow in, the fairways had several bare spots and were still brown in several areas, and the rough was non-existent. The bunkers were in good shape. Pace of play was extremely slow. On hole 10 which is a par 5 there was a group of 4 on the green, a group of 4 in the fairway, a group of 4 on tee box, our group waiting on tee box, and a group of 4 coming off 9th green. To say it was a parking lot out there was an understatement. The course layout is nice and challenging, but way over priced for the condition.

Our group played The Tradition, River Club, TPC, and Willbrook as part of our weekend package on pawleys island. These courses were in great shape. We also ended up calling around and finding an afternoon round on Saturday at the Wizard. The Wizard was in decent shape. Fairways and greens were nice, burly rough and bunkers could use some attention. However cost to play wizard was only $70. A price that I didn't mind paying for course conditions.

So in closing would I pay $132 to play the Fazio course again. The answer is NO!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

NOT WORTH THE MONEY!!!!

We played the Fazio course as an extra 18 holes during our annual weekend trip to Pawley's Island. Everything on Pawleys Island was booked for afternoon rounds so we decided to give Barefoot Resorts a try. They did have 2 available tee times so we decided to make the trip up (we played TPC Myrtle Beach Sat Morning) and play the Fazio Course.

When we arrived we went into pro shop and paid our $132 greens fee. Paying that much for a round of golf one would think the course would be in great shape. However we soon found out the course was in horrible shape and probably not worth paying $50 to play in that condition. I completely understand that it might be considered early in the season and that they had a rough winter, but to charge $132 for the condition of the course was ridiculous. The greens were just starting to green up and grow in, the fairways had several bare spots and were still brown in several areas, and the rough was non-existent. The bunkers were in good shape. Pace of play was extremely slow. On hole 10 which is a par 5 there was a group of 4 on the green, a group of 4 in the fairway, a group of 4 on tee box, our group waiting on tee box, and a group of 4 coming off 9th green. To say it was a parking lot out there was an understatement. The course layout is nice and challenging, but way over priced for the condition.

Our group played The Tradition, River Club, TPC, and Willbrook as part of our weekend package on pawleys island. These courses were in great shape. We also ended up calling around and finding an afternoon round on Saturday at the Wizard. The Wizard was in decent shape. Fairways and greens were nice, burly rough and bunkers could use some attention. However cost to play wizard was only $70. A price that I didn't mind paying for course conditions.

So in closing would I pay $132 to play the Fazio course again. The answer is NO!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Difficult golf test

The Fazio is the second of the Barefoot courses we've played this trip. The course was rather difficult and in a few cases frustrating. You have to pay attention to the slopes in the fairways because many of them will run your ball into trouble even if you hit the fairway. In some cases that trouble is deep bunkers, which are everywhere on the course, and in other cases that trouble is water. The course is also having some conditioning problems in the fairways and rough. There were some dead spots in the fairways and a lot of the rough was very bare. I understand that the rough is usually still brown this time of year in Myrtle Beach, but this was beyond the usual. The greens were in good shape and the layout is nice. Overall, the course is challenging and we liked the Norman Course better.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Consistently high quality

Course very well maintained. No complaints. Very generous fairways. Nice greens, tees and fairways.

Layout can be challenging. No surprises.

A bit pricey and there are others of equal quality at lower prices. Will play this many times in the future.

A keeper for the group of 20+ that have been coming here for 25+ years.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not up to parr

I asked around other Myrtle Beach courses I played for a real nice course to play , I get several tips and picked Barefoot Fazio course . We paid $145 that was no problem at all , but not for what we got . We had 45 minutes to tee time and figured we'd go to the range , you have to take a shuttle to get there, problem was the shuttle didn't come back until 8 minutes before are tee time . When I complained about that one could care less .Now we are rushing to the tee , my muny in New Jersey is more organized. Starter sends us to the first tee and the foursome in front of us hasn't even teed off yet , because the group if front of them just did. Then the foursome behind us comes up , 6 carts now sitting there. That was the pace of the day . Course itself has a very nice layout but was all brown and dried out , overall condition was very disappointing . I met one of the members after the round and asked him about the conditions and he said they have been complaining about that for awhile . He asked what we paid and was shocked they charged us $145 the shape the course is in .. He actually apologized and invite us back as his member guest for $60 but we were flying out the next day . If you're looking for a real nice course around Myrtle Beach the others recommended were Tidewater , Glen Dornoch and TPC Mytrle Beach , try those before going to Barefoot . But if you go to Barefoot , Greg Norman's Grill restaurant was very good .

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Last time playing this course

Course itself is not a problem. Pace of play is pathetic. Downright embarrassing. No Marshalls to push play along, people who haven't a clue on how to complete a sub 5 hour round. Too many good courses to water time here.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Going to the beach

This course is a great mental challenge. Fazio screws with you making the fairways look nonexistent from the tee and more menacing from different points of a respective hole. Trust yourself. That's the biggest challenge. If you keep swinging, you'll be fine. Views are great. Conditions were surprisingly good, given the rain recently.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful golf course but challenging

We played the black tees on the Fazio course and there were some very challenging and long par 4's on the front side. The back 9 was a little less challenging and made it more enjoyable for a 10 and above handicap. The clubhouse was beautiful and the staff were stellar. I would recommend this course for any handicap but would advise to be extra attentive to the tees you select.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played

#3 at Barefoot

Our foursome played all four courses at Barefoot and unanimously voted the Fazio as #3. There is nothing wrong with the course though the greens seemed to be the slowest of the group. But there was also nothing outstanding about it either. For $155, I want more than just OK.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

4 to Choose From at Barefoot Landing

I got the Fazio. I tried to get on the Love as it was rated a top 100 you can play but no dice . First thing I think of when I hear "Resort Golf" is plush fairways, tee boxes and gorgeous scenery. Meh. Don't get me wrong the course was definitely up to my standards(which aren't very high). The layout was excellent, fairways pretty wide and in good shape and the greens were in super condition. They rolled true and straight. Not overly long, the par 3's are all mid-irons, there are plenty of bunkers(fairway and greenside) and water comes into play on a few holes. But there are plenty of courses either a 1/2 hour north or south of here that you can get the same conditions for $20-$30 less. Nothing against the course, I just thought it was a little overpriced.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Awesome staff

After a really late night of drinking, we slept through our morning tee time and finally made it out to the course in the afternoon. Luckily the Fazio course was clear, and we were able to get in a quick round.

The staff were all super friendly, especially the outside ops guys (Michael). It's kind of a weird set-up with the driving range being down the road, as we had to hop on a shuttle bus like we had just parked at Disney World...

Huge nice practice area, but no putting green - that was back over at the clubhouse/golf side. The practice putting green was not in good shape - the courses had recently been punched, so they were recovering, and it seemed as if that green wasn't mowed in weeks - it was fairway length..

The greens on Fazio, although good looking, were super soft and super slow. Quite the opposite from another course that I had played the day before. You could stop a ball on a dime, but had to "give it all you got" to get it to the hole.

I liked the course a lot, typical Fazio design.

I'll be back to try the others and possibly stay on property - the resort looked great from a distance.

Hopefully the greens will be quicker next time.

Main clubhouse bar/restaurant was closed by the time we got off the course - so we went to the Putters Pub which is located down the road where the driving range is. Great pizza!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Philly Advisor
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Have your game ready

My first time playing in Myrtle Beach, and this was my first course played there. I wanted to experience a top course designed by Fazio. With the challenging course, my game not in season (I'm from Pennsylvania) and probably a bit too juiced to play, I scored poorly. It was quite a challenge but I knew that going in.

As you'd expect on this caliber of course. If you can't hit your spots you'll get punished. But it's a pretty fun challenge if you're fine with that, as I was.

I can't say anything bad about the course conditions. It's as I expected, top notch. The green ran true and after a few holes I got the fast speeds down and started sinking some putts.

The traps were everywhere and in good shape. they swallowed my drives which stunk all day, but because they were well cared for if you made a good stroke you came out just as you'd expected. No surprises.

I did think the markings of where the next hole was was sad. Old wooden signs that didn't stand out and needed replaced. had to hunt for them several times.

I was there before sunrise, 3rd off of the day, and I couldn't find the clubhouse. They didn't have lit signs and the one they had was not boldly stating it was the club house. The club house was huge, and probably a real decent one, but I had no time to stay around after my round.

They lit the driving range for me. They have 4 courses so you can take a shuttle there that they run in constant cycles. It's close and no where near the hassles someone else said it was in a review.

So it's a nice course. Really challenging for me since I wasn't in form yet, but next time I'd make it my last round of the week so my game was more ready. I'd also recommend hanging around the clubhouse afterwards. Seemed like it may be really sweet. (note I've heard their Norman course is low on the excitement list from a friend who golfs there somewhat often.)

Go, take extra balls, patience, and enjoy those PGA like views.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Barefoot Resort for golf trip

My group of 12 usually stay at the Legends Resort but it was full so we made a return to Barefoot. The courses are all very good, Fazio, Dye, Love and Norman, in that order. The last two trips we made, the condos were cheaply furnished and my group really disliked the small twin beds. The courses are great so let me be clear. The staff is very friendly. BUT: No buffet and one waitress trying to feed 12-20 guys was a problem every morning, and course managers didn't make any moves to resolve. No practice facilities on Fazio, Love, Norman so you have to be shuttled 1/2 mile away. No chance to practice at night after dinner. We will go back to Legends as soon as there is vacancy. Time off the course is important too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Played the Fazio

After reading all the reviews before booking a tee time, I found the staff extremely friendly and efficient but I was a bit disappointed in the course. We arrived 1/2 hour prior to our tee time, only to find out, the practice green was under repair and you had to be shuttled to a driving range. Which I was told I really wouldn't have time to get there and hit balls and get back before my tee time. One of the bunkers on the first hole was washed out and full of water, the others were hard packed. The fairways were full of large clumps of cut wet grass. The greens were fast, which I don't mind, but putting across the replaced holes on the greens was a bit tricky as they were not flush with the green and usually covered in sand as well as several sandy patches on the green. Though I only paid $63 for the round I found other courses at Myrtle for less money and in better condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Nice Course. Great Facility

Very enjoyable course to play. Some of the greens had been aeri9fied but overall the greens rolled fairly well. A very good layout. Very nice facility.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fazio Course was a challenge!

Fazio course was both beautiful and challenging. I can see why it was one of the top rated courses in the area! Friendly staff and well organized. I would make one of their four courses a priority on your next visit to Myrtle Beach. Tip: Wednesday was a much lower cost than any other day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Overrated

Nice layout, but no rough. Many bunkers, but not in very great shape. Great for eyes, but nothing to add for golf. A great tourist course fun to play in vacation.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course

It was great course that well maintained course. Such as fast green like PGA , beautiful display

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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