Man O' War Golf Course

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4.1
53
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
75.4%
Recommend this course
44 out of 52 reviews
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4.0
3
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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4.0
3
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6967
Slope 141
Rating 73.2
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 6967 yards 73.2 141
Regular 72 6402 yards 70.5 130
Seniors 72 5729 yards 68.3 120
Ladies 72 5033 yards 71.2 114
Scorecard for Man O War Golf Links
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Championship M: 73.2/141 539 189 400 393 445 189 380 593 433 3561 403 372 423 591 382 173 367 201 494 3406 6967
Regular M: 70.5/130 503 153 365 376 417 155 354 558 408 3289 374 347 395 547 354 126 329 173 468 3113 6402
Senior M: 68.3/120 469 121 333 332 376 130 325 503 383 2972 336 286 367 498 302 87 308 131 442 2757 5729
Ladies W: 71.2/114 436 100 257 304 299 113 305 463 336 2613 275 265 329 464 266 70 287 104 360 2420 5033
Handicap 3 17 9 11 5 15 13 1 7 8 12 6 2 10 18 14 16 4
Par 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways 419 Bermuda
Greens Crenshaw Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan Maples

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Regular Golf Attire

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Reviews

4.1
53

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very wet

Played this course during our family vacation end of July. Area had rain storms hit the area before we got there and almost everyday while we were there. We decided to play here because we heard the greens were good and they were solid. Me(1hdcp) and my buddy(12) tookour two teenage boys. Many of the fairways had standing water and we had cartpath only. Lots of ponds hazards on the course but the fairways are wide and water only comes into play on a few holes unless you really go wayward. Nothing fancy about the course but it was a solid play and we will be back.

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

just ok

The greens were in great condition because they were Bentgrass and survived the winter better than those with Bermuda. The layout is decent. Bunkers are not good. Very slow pace of play. The restaurant did not look like some place we wanted to eat. Staff was ok. Not sure I would go back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Best Condition

This is a favorite course. It has some longer than needed par 4's and 5's, and there is abundent water, but the design and opennes,s,even with tall pines ,is a good visual.The Greens in Myrtle Beach this year are bad at a lot of noteable courses because of late frosts. Here they were worked early and responded well. The course is in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Must play for Myrtle Beach

We did some online research and from the looks of the layout, we were expecting to be overwhelmed by the water hazards throughout the course. We were pleasantly suprised that was not the case, although water did come into play on various holes.

The course is great and fair. All of my group were ages 59 - 62, so we played the senior tees. We found the distances and degree of difficulty to be just right. The tee boxes, fairways and greens were all in great shape. Love this course! The only drawback is the lunch offerings that came with the package we purchased. A small deli sandwich or two hot dogs were part of the package, but to upgrade to a hamburger or bbq sandwich were an additional $4. Not the best deal for a lunch included in the price. Otherwise, staff was very friendly (especially the starter) and the course is a must for Myrtle Beach travelers.

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

Water

Water everywhere. If you hit accurate shots though the water should not be a problem. Most fairways are wide enough to allow a slightly errant shot. Sand traps were nicely kept. Fairways and tee boxes were great Greens were in excellent shape. Cart lady was around often enough and staff were real friendly.

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

Mystical golfs gems

Played here & other 2 coarses ( Witch & Wuzard)

Unbelievable conditions ... greens perfect bent grass like home at M-0-W & Wizard , Witch Bermuda but rolled perfect . Went out first , so no comment on pace . At $118 for all 3 is a great deal .

The Witch has 1 bad whole , par 3 , but you forget about it by next 2 holes .... beautiful holes , bugs at Witch are taxing to say the least. Just stay in the sun

I had bug spray & dryer sheets ....Played with a gentleman named Larry ( sarcasm at its best ....says to me " why dryer sheets , cause bug spray doesn't work , right ???? " good PT

Will always go back & play these 3

One more add ... FREE 2 beers & a dog not as either

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bent greens!!

This course has a lot of water but most the time it does not come into play. It is pretty wide open and for the most part the greens are the highlight. The Pro shop and restaurant are average and it appears they put the most money into the golf course which is good.

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

fun

played Caledonia and World tour golf and this was as fun or better than either of those. conditions were great and the layout is really fun. bring a shovel because there are a couple of bunkers.

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

Love Playing Man-O-War - Great Greens!

Man-O-War's bent grass greens might well be the best in Myrtle Beach. They roll firm and true. We play the three Mystical Golf courses every spring. It's the best deal in Myrtle Beach!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best Customer Service in MB!

I've been going to Myrtle Beach for 20+ years and if there's a group of courses that makes golfers feel more welcome than the Mystical Golf trio (The Wizard, The Witch and Man O' War) I've yet to see it. What a place!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

greens were punched

Course is decent, I would have liked to know that the greens were aerated. Lots of water, plenty of sand. I would return when the greens heal.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Just Good

Because it has water in so many holes, the pace of play can come to a crawl- Over all the staff was friendly enough but not great. The course is in good condition and the greens although on the slow side they do run true . The ninth hole is the signature hole and it is very memorable , unfortunately the rest of the course seemed just ok. The course is very open and you can use your driver plenty, but on days with winds over 10 mph it does play long.For the winter price of 40-50 dollars it was a good deal as it also included lunch and two beers.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great, fun course for all levels

after 20 plus years in MB, this is my favorite course. always in great shape and a good mix of interesting holes. as a 10 handicap, it's challenging enough and i can post a score if I am ball striking well. also fun for high handicappers like my father-in-law. hard to find courses in MB where all handicap levels have fun at the same time and this is one of the few.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

water water everywhere

Water is everywhere on this course which means you really have to think and be strategic. Laying up is a good option on many holes

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
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
Good weather
Used cart

One of Myrtles Best

Man O War always comes through. The design is exceptional. There are a lot of courses in Myrtle that demand much higher rates for less of an experience. Expect water and a number of islands but they are fair. The opening and ending par 5's are birdie opportunities.The back nine is a blast.

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

Man-O-War was exceptional!

Was down in Myrtle Beach and played the three Mystical Golf courses. Enjoy then all, but Man-O-War is my favorite. A true golfer's layout that everyone can play. The greens couldn't have been better. Really worth another visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Once again a blast

Love this track, was down in the area playing some gold post-4th. Had to come play again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Solid as a Rock!

Every time I come to Myrtle, I have to play Man O' War. Course suits my game, and the golf experience found there is five-star!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful setting!

Watch out! Lots of water on this course including back to back island greens! Such a thrill to play and the course was in great shape. Friendly staff, too.

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

Two Island Greens

I love island greens and this place has two of them back-to-back. So cool!

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