The Dunes Golf & Beach Club
|Gold M: 76.1/148||425||440||452||529||215||455||425||538||221||3700||380||430||245||640||450||540||370||185||430||3670||7370|
|Blue M: 72.5/140||405||391||413||479||184||415||400||515||170||3372||340||385||168||545||410||500||345||165||385||3243||6615|
|White M: 70.6/135||385||365||390||430||165||370||375||470||140||3090||325||370||150||520||388||475||330||155||365||3078||6168|
|Green M: 68.3/130||370||355||370||415||140||350||300||455||130||2885||315||345||146||500||359||430||320||140||350||2905||5790|
|Red W: 71.6/132||270||295||360||405||129||310||290||435||115||2609||315||300||142||465||285||409||320||135||330||2701||5310|
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Course was in great shape. The warm Feb and cold march seems to have most courses in Myrtle beach area in bad shape but Dunes Club was not affected. Great course!
This is one of the best courses I've ever played. Perfect condition, great layout, and unbelievable views. The staff couldn't have been friendlier including the starter who told us about what hazards to look out for on each hole and gave a great rundown of the course before we teed off. It's expensive but definitely worth it.
I played this course several times in my career. I love the layout and would rank it as one of my all-time favorite golf courses. It was the most manicured golf course I've ever played. However, something has happened when we played it on July 5, 2017. Only one person to help you unload your clubs. The starter handing out business cards to a restaurant he is trying to push. Some of the fairways hardly had any grass (see picture). The best thing about the course was the greens. I was so disappointed to tell my friends how good this golf course and then they looked at me after the round and said why did me play this course. It was not good.
The elder statesman
This has been on my playlist five of the six years I've been down here. It's a terrific course. Fastest greens in Myrtle Beach. They roll true. Overpriced? Probably. Heck, I'm on vacation.
Best in Myrtle Beach
I have been going to the MB area since 1987. I have played pretty much all the courses in MB, but this was the first time playing The Dunes. This course along with Caledonia are "MUST PLAY'.
Played when it was a few weeks after Hurricane Matthew. Still a lot of debris laying around. Took away from experience. Would not have mentioned this if it were not that I played other courses in same area that were cleaned up nice.
Fine course, but for the money, hmm...
Our group has taken an annual Sept/Oct golf trip to MB for about 25 years. Having played virtually everything MB has to offer (including many now-closed courses), this year we decided to plunk down the extra money to play the The Dunes.
There's nothing bad to say about the course, except it's questionable whether it's worth the $169-$185 greens fees. The elevated greens are fast and true, the RTJ layout is smart and challenging (from the blue, anyway), the bunkers and fairways are exceptionally well maintained. It's a nice country club setting, no doubt.
We can now say we've played The Dunes, but for $169, it's extremely doubtful we'll play it again. It's an upgrade from the already wonderful public courses of MB, but is it worth the extra $70-plus per round? If that kind of cash means little to you, I suppose so. Otherwise, a day at Heritage Club or Pawley's or Tidewater should satisfy the average/above-average golfer just as well.
(BTW, the "ocean views" mentioned are from the members-only dining room in the Clubhouse, not from the course itself.)
First time and someone got me a good rate
A friend got my group a very good rate to play Dunes. I have heard lots of hype about this course over the 29 years I have been going to Myrtle Beach to play in the World Amateur. So , I would say that my expectations were extremely high.
First of all the greens were fast...very fast for Myrtle Beach summer greens. They had been recently punched but that posed no problem. They rolled very true.
The course was very nice but somehow it missed the WOW Factor for me. Nice greens, nice bunkers, tee boxes and fairways but I have played courses in MB with more of a WOW factor than this.
I am glad I did not have to pay the advertised rate.
what other course s would you recommend that were better or had more of that wow factor?? Might be planning a golf trip there with friend from Fla. and Ct.
Best Course on the Strand
I've been going to Myrtle yearly for the last 35 years. I've played every coursed there, including a bunch that have closed down. The Dunes Club, not to be confused with Grande Dunes, is a traditional, tree lined, Robert Trent Jones course. It's also one of the oldest tracks in Myrtle and the former home of the Senior PGA Championship. The greens are the best on the Strand and it'd always in good shape. The Dunes Club is hands down the best in Myrtle Beach.
As I researched this website (https://beta.golfnow.com/courses/1036334-the-dunes-golf-beach-club-details), I came upon overlayed typeface which was undecipherable. Can you please correct this glitch?
This Course is out of this world
If there is only one course i could only play in my life the Dunes Golf and Beach club would be that course !