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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6477
Slope 129
Rating 70.9
Type Semi-Private
A true links style reminisent of many of the old Scottish Courses. Well thought out, with just the right amount of fescuitous hazards nee and far. The wind seems to change direction at will here giving it a true "links feel". The greens require a steady hand to beat the undulations. The course rebounded after a wee bout with the green rot, I look forward to this year. Lasses, prepare to strap one on if you want to play from the real tees on 18! Hoots man, It's magic!!
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 6477 yards 70.9 129
Middle 72 6080 yards 69.2 121
Other 72 5335 yards 66.4 107
Forward (W) 72 4734 yards 69.2 121
Scorecard for Heron Point
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: 70.9/129 333 377 386 165 367 175 501 387 546 3237 426 179 357 355 367 355 497 193 511 3240 6477
White M: 69.2/121 320 363 359 148 346 156 475 368 515 3050 385 158 337 323 345 340 484 176 482 3030 6080
Gold M: 66.4/107 285 320 350 117 327 139 421 350 463 2772 323 115 276 305 316 270 395 154 409 2563 5335
Red W: 69.2/121 255 285 315 98 294 108 383 321 380 2439 298 95 246 265 283 260 358 130 360 2295 4734
Handicap 15 9 5 17 13 7 11 1 3 4 16 8 18 10 14 6 12 2
Par 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 36 4 3 4 4 4 4 5 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 10 4 17 13 8 1 2 6 7 18 9 16 12 14 3 11 5

Course Details

Year Built 1988
Fairways Bermuda 419
Greens Tiftdwarf Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willard Byrd (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

2.1
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1.0
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Course Closing - Poor Condition

Course has not been well maintained. Everything is in poor condition. Course is closing.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Get What You Pay For

We wanted to see what we could get for a low price on a fairly well rated course. The course was a fantastic layout that has seen a better day. Lots of deep traps, some water and not overly wide fairways made it a good challenge on this short course. Sadly, it was not in the best condition. I always look at the traps and how they are maintained to assess a course. They were in poor shape. They could be much better. Almost no rakes to be found near the traps. I also look at the driving range. No markers, no signage making me think they didn't have money for those kinds of things. Looked like a course that needed a cash infusion to get it into tip top shape. I think they almost lost about half of the green on a couple of holes. Despite the cons on this course, it could be a nicer place to play. A big positive is that the ladies tees are 50-60 yards in front of the men's so it makes it more fair. It was worth the $30 for greens fees. We are going to be here a few days so we will try out a couple more courses and pay a little more.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Good value

This course received some below average reviews lately, but overall this was a good value. It is an interesting course in a gated community with several challenging holes. Pace of play was great and I enjoyed my round. It has been rumored that the course is closing. If so, I am glad I played it, but I hope the info is wrong, because it was a fun round.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather

This course needs some improvements.

Course was in extremely poor condition. Hitting from the tee boxes was like hitting from the rough. Greens were also in bad shape. Because this area has had an inordinate amount of rain and the course appeared to not have any drainage, the fairways were like a swamp. I hate to badmouth a course so I will probably replay this course but only after there has been no rain for an extended period.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

course has potential but needs some fertilizer

Nice ride in past the guard house and you feel like you are going to a typical myrtle course. When you pull up the bag drop area is fine. attendant was attentive and personable as was the pro shop guy. pro shop was nice like a clubhouse with a pool table snack bar. unfortunately then you head to the course. driving range is closed for over a month. netting on sides looks like it's abandoned. first tee was crabgrass and weeds. If you have to do one thing on the course it's make the first tee look nice and they failed there. course is layed out nice with some dog legs, carries over water, etc but you can't help but notice ant hills and crag grass is everywhere. I guess they are aving on fertilizer. it's a shame, not worth the time until they fix it up.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Course needs Attention

the course is in poor condition and desperately needs to TLC. Weeds growing on the tee block, ant hills everywhere. Certainly not keep like it used to be!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

decent value for the money

Course is in decent shape, short and straight forward. Greens are in need of some help bur at reasonably fast. Played on a day with virtually nobody out on the course except a group of three and a foursome, neither of whom would let me through even though I made the turn in 45 minutes. Amazing to see this kind or golf manners. I will play there again.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Oky Doky

We had fun. The weather was humid. The course was fun to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Repairs needed

Tee off boxes all need rerolled, reseeded, and repaired.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

If I could give it ā˛–stars I would...terrible course

First time golfing in myrtle beach and I never though courses down here were in this bad of shape....sand traps were not raked and had hornets nests my father was stung twice...tee boxes were in horrible condition.....greens were terrible....I would have rather spent $30 on mini-golf....John Daly course 5 min away $34 and in much better shape....

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

In need of TLC....

...or money. I have played this course many times in the past - it is a good layout that has been allowed to deteriorate! My golfing companion (Bob) was the best part of the round and was a great host for 18 holes. Course had one temporary green, many unraked sand traps, barren tee blocks and rough fairways. At $15.00 it was just slightly better than going to the driving range. We played in under 3 hours which was great, but I don't see me coming back again - shame because I used to like the course and I keep hoping it will get back to it's former glory!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Loosy Golf Course

This the worst kept course in the Myrtle Beach area. I recommend golf now drop them.Not worth the $30. kwhgolf

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice Staff

I had read some mixed reviews about Heron Point, but decided to try it out as our first round in a week long vacation. The staff was very nice. The range was closed, so we did not have an opportunity hit any balls before going out. The course has a very interesting layout and is certainly not mind blowing difficult. This course suffers from poor maintenance. The sand traps were more mud traps because of the lack of sand. The fairways were cut well, but since they do not pick up the grass clippings you need to check under clumps of clippings on the fairway for your ball if you don't see it. All in all, I was not impressed by this course. I would play it again if someone told me that they dumped some major money into renovating the course. Also, I would suggest that someone clean the men's room stalls. One should really not see that kind of 'material' on the wall.

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

Great Value, Pretty Course

I was on vacation in Myrtle Beach when I played this course and I have no regrets. Reading other reviews I had my doubts but this course was fine! The greens were in OK shape and the fairways were nice. This was a difficult course in my opinion. Great value course with very little negative things to mention.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Please close!

One of the worst in Myrtle-they need to shut it down. Would take me an hour to write everything that is bad.

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

Fix it or turn it into condos

Looks like it was a decent course in its day. Nice Par 3 on the front but overall, the course is in very bad shape. Paid $10 to play the front 9 and if I had paid more, I would have felt cheated.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Average older course

I had played this course last year but didn't remember when I booked my tee time. Staff was friendly and did a good job with what they have to work with. Fairways are OK but each green had burnt spots and 2nd hole green was closed for a bad temporary one. Average course even for a below average price.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

good value

Visiting Myrtle Beach and we had a great time at this course. Not the toughest course in the world but a good course none the less. Some of the tee boxes were in horrible shape and there were some rough patches on the greens. The staff could not have been nicer and the pace of play was perfect. Book it tthrough golfnow and it'll be more than worth it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Poor Kept Course

Played this course 2 years ago conditions were not favorable then, but decided to give another try. This is the worst keep course I've ever played in MB. Play MB area couple times a year over the past 6 yrs., will never play this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Like a driving range with holes

Can't really complain for the price but have better fairways in a cow pasture. Thick rough around the greens, looks like a hydraulic fluid leak on a lot of the holes. Lines and streaks all over the greens. Bunkers were either flooded or hard as concrete. No snack bar even opened, looks like it thrived in the past but now on the verge of a ghost course. Guess u get what u pay for.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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