Myrtle Beach News & Events

  • State of the Game By TOMMY SMOTHERS

    TOMMY SMOTHERS General Manager Classic Golf Group www.ClassicGolfGetaways.com It goes without saying that the golf industry as a whole has been treading water for quite some time, hoping to stay afloat. The supply of available golf courses has decreased ever so slightly over the years, but the demand to play golf has decreased an enormous amount in ...

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  • A Historic Year at the Golf.com World Amateur Handicap Championship

    The sun was shining, a host of big names were on hand, and the 2011 Golf.com World Amateur Handicap Championship enjoyed a historic first. Three thousand golfers from 47 states and 25 foreign countries made the pilgrimage to Myrtle Beach for the World Am, a 72-hole tournament that attracts players of all ages and ability levels. Many of the story lines for ...

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  • Singing the Grand Strand's Praises

    Dustin Johnson Named Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday Spokesman PGA TOUR star Dustin Johnson has lived the Myrtle Beach golf experience and loved it. Now he is going to tell the world about the virtues of a Grand Strand golf trip. Johnson will appear in various marketing materials, including print and radio ads, social media efforts and a 30-second tel ...

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  • 2011 Patriot Golf Day

    Patriot Golf Day was again a huge success for the Carolinas PGA Section. Over 400 of the facilities in the section held events at their courses to raise money for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Folds of Honor Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to children and dependents of the men and women who have been disabled or kill ...

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  • Richard Kascsak from Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club named Myrtle Beach Golf Employee of the Year

    The Myrtle Beach Golf Course Owners Association has named Richard Kascsak the Employee of the Year for 2011. Richard is the Asst. GM and Head Golf Professional at Sandpiper Bay Golf & Country Club. The MBGCOA is a local organization of golf course owners who meet to promote the game, and to represent the collective interests of the local industry to mu ...

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  • The Classic Swing Golf School at the Legends Resort

    The Classic Swing Golf School at the Legends Resort, one of GOLF Magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools in America, teaches golf on an individual basis. Personal attention, quality instruction, and a time honored curriculum are things that have made this school a success. They will not rebuild or tear down swings but reprogram through proper information. The ...

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  • Eagle Nest Golf Club

    Golfers will find the finish at Eagle Nest Golf Club can lead to new beginnings. Three unforgettable challenges allure players of all talents. This 4-star Golf Digest ``Best Places to Play’’ selection and old hand among the Golf Capital of the World’s many outstanding courses is recognized for having three of the toughest finishing holes ...

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  • Founders Club at Pawleys Island named Myrtle Beach Golf Course of the Year!

    The Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association has named the Founders Club at Pawleys Island as the 2011 Golf Course of the Year. ...

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  • Know the Rules

    Academic Dean, Lew Gach, PGA Golf Academy of America - Carolinas As a Rules Official I get asked a lot of questions, many of which relate to water hazards and lateral water hazards. Most questions are general relief questions but, occasionally, I get questions about unusual situations, such as the following: A competitor in a stroke play compet ...

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  • Monday after the Masters

    PGA Tour players, celebrities and avid golfers gathered at Barefoot Resort in Myrtle Beach on Monday with two goals in mind, have fun playing golf and raise money for the South Carolina Junior Golf Association so thousands of young golfers can do the same thing. Still basking in the glow of one of the most exciting major championships in recent memory ...

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