Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Six Waccamaw Golf Trail Courses Rank Among "Top 25" In July Report By Myrtle Beach Golf Insider
Myrtle Beach Area Golf Trail Offers Award-Winning Golf, Dining and Accommodations
July 10, 2012, Myrtle Beach, S.C. - Results of a June survey of golfers placed Caledonia Golf and Fish Club as the top-ranked course and one of six golf courses on the 12-course Waccamaw Golf Trail to place among the "Top 25" in the July monthly rankings by the Myrtle Beach Golf Insider. The top 25 was reported by www.mbgolfinsider.com this week, based on more than 450 independent post-play reviews for the previous month from visiting golfers.
Other courses in the Waccamaw Golf Trail that were ranked include True Blue Golf Plantation (4th), TPC of Myrtle Beach (6th), Willbrook Plantation (13th), River Club (21st) and the Tradition Club (22nd).
Golfers are asked to use a 10-point scale to assess their experience in a variety of categories. These unbiased reviews are made available to golfers before they book their tee times.
The Waccamaw Golf Trail includes 12 resort courses located within a 16-mile stretch along the southern tier of the Grand Strand. The other courses that comprise the Trail are Blackmoor Golf Club, Heritage Club, Litchfield Country Club, Pawleys Plantation, Wachesaw Plantation East and Wedgefield Plantation. All of the courses received at least an eight-point ranking out of a 10-point maximum.
"The Waccamaw Golf Trail offers some of the best golf courses available to the public anywhere," said John Rusher, Waccamaw Trail executive director. "No other golf trail in the country can match our awards, our affordability and our beautiful location on the Hammock Coast. All of our golf courses are within a 16-mile stretch, with an outstanding selection of restaurants and accommodations nearby."
The list of accolades for these courses includes GOLF Magazine's "America's Top 100," Golf for Women's "Top 25 in America," six 4½-star courses and one of only three 5-star courses in the southeast as rated by Golf Digest. Preferred tee times for the Waccamaw Trail courses and accommodation packages are available by visiting www.WaccamawTrail.com or by calling (888) 293-7385.
Golf Course Listing This Month Last Month
1. Caledonia Golf and Fish Club 1 1
2. Dunes Golf and Beach Club 2 2
3. Thistle Golf Club 3 3
4. True Blue Golf Plantation 4 4
5. MB National King's North 5 5
6. TPC of Myrtle Beach 6 6
7. MB National SouthCreek 7 7
8. Arrowhead Country Club 8 8
9. Man O'War 9 14
10. Legends - Parkland Course 10 9
11. Barefoot - Love Course 11 10
12. Barefoot - Fazio Course 12 11
13. Willbrook Plantation 13 12
14. Myrtle Beach National - West 14 13
15. Grande Dunes Resort Course 15 23
16. Wizard 16 24
17. Crow Creek Golf Club 17 15
18. Legends - Heathland Course 18 16
19. Glen Dornoch 19 17
20. Tiger's Eye 20 18
21. River Club 21 19
22. Tradition Club 22 20
23. Long Bay Club 23 21
24. Wild Wing - Avocet 24 22
25. Farmstead 25 NR
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Also; www.compasscove.com ; www.dunesvillage.com ; www.litchfieldbeach.com ; www.longbayresort.com ; www.northbeachrentals.com ; www.oceanreefmyrtlebeach.com ; and www.paradiseresortmb.com .
To register to receive the rankings or leave a course review, visit MBGolfInsider.com .
About the Waccamaw Golf Trail
The Waccamaw Golf Trail is the designation assigned to the most southern region of Myrtle Beach, S.C. The Waccamaw Trail encompasses Murrells Inlet, Litchfield and Pawleys Island, home to 12 highly awarded golf courses and one of the America's premier golf resorts on the Carolina Coast - Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort.
The collection of golf courses that make up the Waccamaw Golf Trail are: Blackmoor; Caledonia Golf & Fish Club; Heritage Club; Litchfield Country Club; Pawleys Plantation; River Club; TPC of Myrtle Beach; Tradition Club; True Blue Plantation; Wachesaw Plantation East; Wedgefield Plantation and Willbrook Plantation. Most of the courses on the Trail were built upon the sites of 18th and 19th century rice and indigo plantations, set amid ancient moss-draped oaks and tidal rivers.