5 Crowning Golf Courses Near Breakers Resort You Should Play

Keep these courses in mind on your next visit to Myrtle Beach.

Not only are they superlative tracks, but they’re also close to Breakers Resort. Myrtle Beach is a golfer’s haven, so double-check that you’ve packed your clubs when you come!

Stay for a week and play every day to get all five in!

These 5 Golf Courses Near Breakers Resort Exceed Expectations

Get a new lease on your game by playing these incredible courses. All are close to your home away from home, Breakers Resort.

Pine Lakes Country Club | 5603 Granddaddy Drive

Opened in 1927, Pine Lakes Country Club is a cornerstone of area golf.

Architect: Robert White

What reviewers say: The course and greens are in excellent condition. A worthy play. A challenging but fair layout. It won’t disappoint!

COURSE DETAILS

Restored from its original track on natural dunes a half-mile from the ocean. … Known as The Granddaddy, this course’s back nine displays White’s original influence. … The front nine exemplifies the elegant experience that has made Pine Lakes famous.

Pine Lakes Fairways

Myrtlewood Golf Club | 1500 48th Avenue Extension North

Renovations to Myrtlewood Golf Club have proven popular.

Architect: Dan Schlegel

What reviewers say: The Palmetto course is in perfect shape. The fairways are fine, the greens run true. It’s an easy course to recommend.

COURSE DETAILS

After a revamp of the PineHills course, Schlegel led a 2019 re-do of the Palmetto course. … Bunkers and greens got updates with new Sunday Ultradwarf Bermuda grass greens installed. … Putting surfaces reverted to initial measurements to extend greens by 28%.

Grande Dunes Golf Club | 8700 Golf Village Lane

The National Golf Course Owners Association of America honored Grande Dunes Golf Club. It was their National Golf Course of the Year in 2009.

Architect: Roger Rulewich Group

What reviewers say: The staff is great, and the course even better. Both front and back 9s are fantastic, but the views on the back nine are stunning. GPS on carts is to the pin and accurate.

COURSE DETAILS

On a bluff above the Intracoastal Waterway, Grand Dunes boasts a breathtaking layout. … An outstanding links-style design with wide Bermuda grass fairways and big, contoured greens. … Greens have new Champion Bermuda grass.

Grande Dunes Fairways Aerial

Whispering Pines Golf Course | 900 Harrelson Boulevard

It’s two minutes from the oceanfront. Yet, Whispering Pines Golf Course also feels like a world away from it all.

Architects: Pete Dye, Joe Finger, and Baxter Spann

What reviewers say: Nice carts, good value for the price. Plenty of fun from the first tee, and challenging holes in the front nine. The driving range is small but a plus.

COURSE DETAILS

The native geography makes for incredible scenery, without residential areas adjacent. … The course is 6,771 yards on 200 acres of mature hardwoods and pines. … Traditional design with above-average pitch and handicap ratings.

River Oaks Golf Club

Eighteen holes on 800 acres along the Intracoastal Waterway.

Architects: Gene Hamm and Tom Jackson

What reviewers say: Good condition, enjoyable rounds, and fun to play. The staff is above and beyond. Lessons with pros are amazing experiences, with attentive, knowledgeable instructors.

COURSE DETAILS

Each of the nines carries a name for animals found there during course development: Fox and Otter. … River Oaks Golf Club opened in 1987, and underwent renovations from 2007-2010. … It got new cart paths, improved storm drainage, and more. … Expect consistent conditions. River Oaks was among the first in the area with Ultradwarf Champion Bermuda greens.

River Oaks Tee
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What a Great Place to Stay: Breakers Resort

You’ll be happy on your vacation when you choose Breakers Resort, a fabulous spot to get away! You’re in for gorgeous sunrises and comfortable rooms, for a weeklong stay or weekend getaway. Get in on current specials, and plan your next Grand Strand getaway today.

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