Lakes/Waterway at Arrowhead Country Club

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4.2
31
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
84.3%
Recommend this course
28 out of 31 reviews
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3.3
4
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
3.8
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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4.0
12
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
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1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
10 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6612
Slope 140
Rating 71.6
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6612 yards 71.6 140
White 72 6176 yards 69.4 125
Green 72 5560 yards 66.7 114
Red 72 4695 yards 68.1 117
Scorecard for Lakes/Waterway
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.0/136 392 379 556 363 138 359 411 198 521 3317 376 357 175 520 387 213 410 371 486 3295 6612
White M: 69.2/125 373 356 536 336 116 346 379 171 506 3119 341 316 158 497 356 183 387 357 465 3060 6179
Green M: 66.7/117 W: 72.4/127 331 333 499 305 102 305 347 149 486 2857 300 267 126 463 325 143 354 303 422 2703 5560
Red W: 67.6/120 282 294 438 259 78 263 294 120 415 2443 244 230 94 404 297 88 304 239 352 2252 4695
Handicap 5 13 7 15 17 11 1 9 3 16 18 10 14 4 12 2 8 6
Par 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.2
31
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very challenging

Greens were in great shape and moderately fast. Course is tighter than others in the area.. Pay attention to the layout of water hazards which can go unnoticed on approach shots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible Customer Service

so we do a trip every year to myrtle in oct and have been for quite sometime. my group ranges from 16-28 pending schedules and never had any issues booking or dealing with courses there. almost all experiences have been a positive, mostly. some of our group like to play an extra round on arrival day so we book something seperate, usually 10-12 of us. well this year we picked arrowhead, heard the course has been in great shape . called down and spoke with the assistant pro Tyler who i guess i was bugging, maybe asked 1-2 questions to help clarify something but what poor customer service. major league attitude, rude and not helpful at all. sounded like i was a huge inconvience at the time i called. this is one course i will be avoiding and will not get my business.

not shocked when I hear that every year several courses are closing.

Friendliness Poor
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joseph6589088
Commented On 10/03/2018

The head pro jake Benton contacted very quickly and we had a great talk. He was very professional and he convinced that our group play the course. He was very professional and I look forward to meeting him

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

It's best to be arrow-straight at Arrowhead

Some golf courses just refuse to be overpowered. Arrowhead is one of them. It is one of the narrower tests off the tee in the Myrtle Beach area, with dense forest and white-staked real estate bordering many of the holes. Water hazards also pinch things in at times. Placement is far more important than distance. At times, the demands can make a golfer feel shackled.

If you're game for some defensive, tactical golf, though, you'll be rewarded at Arrowhead, as the greens don't have too much movement. They are also some of the best-kept sufraces in the region, and that standard of maintenance extends to the rest of the course. If great greens make you salivate, you'll have little problem looking past Arrowhead's design drawbacks and have a good time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Used cart

3 Nines to choose from at Arrowhead

And each one of them is a gem. This facility is top notch. A bunch of courses got hit hard this winter and are in bad shape, yet still charge premium prices. This place is in fantastic shape tee to green and is moderately priced for down here. Lots of eye candy with plenty of water and shot making holes. Definitely recommended.

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

Absolutely perfect!

This was our second annual trip to MB and the 16th course played and by far the best, maybe the best i've ever played anywhere. Not a detail was left behind. From the tee-boxes, to fairways, to the greens all lush. Even the grass at the driving range was lush! We are making a special trip in a few weeks and the main reason is to play this course again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Day Ever!!!

Not only was the course in perfect condition but we happened to pick the day to play during the Myrtle Beach Airshow. I brought out a group of 24 and everyone wanted to go back the next day. During the back nine, pace slowed way down as the Blue Angles were flying just over the trees for the entire round! It actually got tough to putt not knowing if you were going to get buzzed.

There were a couple of greens that have the algae problem from the harsh winter but found over my five days they were the best (only played best courses on the grand strand). If the only complaint I heard was they were out of onions at the condiment bar at 5 pm they must be doing something right.

Staff was amazing! This was my 8th time playing as we don't play the same courses every year but have a feeling it will be from now on. Most of the group was so impressed they played the 3rd nine (Lakes) and said that was even better than the other two. Thanks again and see you next year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

24 Kansas City guys

Course is harder than you would expect. Need to play a few times as it has a lot of hidden hazards. Overall an enjoyable course along the waterway .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still a Must Play

Still a MB must play venue, the faciliy and course were in very nice condition andwell worth consideration for play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Place to Golf

Play all 27 holes, every year, are group comes to Myrtle. Range excellent, short game area, nice putting green. Staff friendly, food is good too. The three nines, were in good shape, even for the bad winter in that area. Courses are challenging, but fair. The layout of the courses, are outstanding.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great if you like 5-6 hour rounds

*This review is only for the Cypress 9*

Ok, here's the news. Came here to knock out a quick 9 as a twosome with a raincheck. The spring break season is in full effect, but usually we can still get out on courses down here without getting paired up and that's what they let us do when we showed up. Awesome, right? Well, no. In fact, it turned out to be downright miserable due to the fact they let some golf academy come here and play every Monday or Tuesday. That's fine, but they could at least let others know that's what's happening so they can play somewhere else and come back another day instead of just trying to make money. Be upfront and honest and you'll get returning customers. Trying to sell out your course without telling people what to expect is bush league...punch your greens? Let me know, I'll come back later. Leagues? Let me know, I'll come back another day.

Basically, we sat for over 10 minutes waiting to tee off because the jokers in front of us thought they could drive the green, when in fact they hit into the woods, hit 2 balls, etc. Watched this nonsense from behind the first tee, turned around to try to get out on another one of the 2 9s, but both were just as packed so we went back to the tee box and figured we'd easily play through.

That never happened, as these guys knew nothing about course etiquette or pace of play. Took 20 mins to play the first hole, waited again on the 2nd tee so long I had to call the pro shop to have a ranger sent out. The guy working was completely indifferent to helping me out. He finally reluctantly said he'd send a ranger, but never did. Took about 2 hours and 40 minutes to play 9 holes, which is outrageous. Most courses don't put up with that garbage - 4 hours 15 mins to 4h 30 is the normal time you're expected to finish in (and even that is too long for a round). I told this to a different guy in the pro shop after we finished and he didn't care anymore than the guy I talked to on the phone. Management needs to take a cue from other courses on how long rounds take and how to treat customers. Even if they do, I won't be coming back to play here, especially with the abundance of other fine courses here.

The overall experience is only deserving of 1 star, but because it was in pretty nice shape and the greens were rolling pretty true, and because it's a pretty nice layout, I have to give it one more to be fair.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Arrowhead was in excellent condition. Layout was very fair and challenging. Would play again without hesitation.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing

Good course

First time at Arrowhead. The course is relatively tight. Not a lot of room on the fairways. And their are many doglegs. Overall it’s a nice course and fun to play. Tees and fairways were nicely over seeded. The greens rolled really smooth and were a good pace. I played the Lakes and Waterway 9s with a really friendly 2 some I was placed with. It was cart path only and really wet but we still finished in right at 4 hours. The staff was nice and friendly. And I really enjoyed the day. Definitely on the list of courses in the area to play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Arrowhead never disappoints

Played a practice round prior to the 2017 Myrtle Beach World Amateur at Arrowhead. We played the Cypress/Waterway 9s. The course was in fantastic shape. It was wet because of all the rains and the course sits in a pretty low area but still the course was very playable.

The staff at Arrowhead is always first class. They are friendly, helpful and always have great attitudes towards customers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Good condition terrible layout

Read reviews saying how nice the course is so played there today. Must say this, condition was good but the layout is terrible. Most every hole on Cypress and Lakes are doglegs with water. There's nothing fun about playing a course where you can hit driver on maybe 5 holes. I'm sorry but pat 5's where you have to hit 4 irons off the tee is not fun golf to me. I've played a lot of courses in the Myrtle Beach area and this is one of the worst thought out layouts. I don't mind the water but dogleg after dogleg after dogleg is dumb. Go to Tidewater, will cost you a little more it that course is beautiful. My recommendation, get rid of one of the 9's and straighten out some of the holes otherwise don't waste your time and money.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

hidden gem

Arrowhead of late has been in tremendous condition and the pace of play is exceptional. Since they have changed the greens ball runs true and fast. If you wish to play certain 9s you better tip the starter/bad person.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Boston Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing

Spring golf trip starts at Arrowhead

This was the first round we did in Myrtle and was probably the best overall course we played!! Played all 3 nine courses and was blown away. The staff was so helpful, went out on time at the cypress side. This side was so neat. Many memorable holes, water on most holes and you really need to think ur way around. Other 2 nines were also fantastic!! Course conditions A++++. This will be our First stop next time we come. Highly recommend!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
New Hampshire Advisor
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Very nice, but on the short side...

Played the Lakes and Cyprus 9's. Front was 2.5 hours due to a crawling 4some ahead, but back 9 was betteer after pro shop let us play a different 9 than was originally planned to get away from the slowpokes. Great condition. Great layout. Will definitely play again. Surprisingly it was a fairly short course, but that was good because it was cold and fairly steady 15-20 mph winds, and the ball wasn't going anywhere. If you play on nice warm day play a longer set of tees than you normally play or you'll have a lot of wedges into greens. Still though, it's a good test. Fairways rated a 9, greens were a 9 and rolled at probably a 9 on the stimp. Sand traps weren't raked since the rain the day before and were still hard packed, so although you could tell they had good sand have to rate the traps a 4. Overall this is a high end, shortish course that should really appeal to the average golfer looking for above average conditions where they can shoot their handicap but still feel a good challenge. Range balls were provided at no charge and the practice putting green was very nice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Cypress/lakes

Arrowhead did not disappoint...superb layout with very picturesque holes and the greens rolled smooth and fast...by far the best course we played on the trip..highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

A very nice experience and good value

We played the course twice during the week and enjoyed both rounds. the layout gave us many different looks and we were able to hit many different shots. the greens rolled fairly quick and were true. the practice area was in good condition and the balls were included in the fee. We had a junior with us that played free both days. replays within 7 days are discounted. we will play it every time we visit MB. Many tee options.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

highly recommend

very good value here. course very nice and facility.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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