Guest (cart included), played on Friday, October 2012 at 8am
Played here 10-18-10 as part of a group, so I don't have a good sense of the price, or of comparisons. However, it is a delightful course, very well designed and maintained, and a real pleasure to play. Only downside from my perspective is the proximity of the houses on a few holes. I prefer a bit more elbow-room, as I have been known to hit it in places far from the fairway... Course has three nines, cleverly named Sand, Piper, and Bay: we played the first two. Pretty honest course, with no gimmicks (like railroad ties), and there is plenty of wildlife about, including alligators. Most of the fairways are pretty wide, and fairway bunkers are well-placed. Greens tended to be pretty large, and played medium fast on 10-19. Bunkers were in decent shape, especially compared to the mud pits at the Sea Trail courses across the road. Staff was very friendly and clearly understood the value of keeping the customer contented. This course is well north of "mainstream" Myrtle Beach, and is near the famed "Big Cats" (Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Panther) as well as Oyster Bay and The Pearl. Thus, it has some serious high-level competition nearby. It compares favorably, IMHO, and I highly recommend.