The Palmetto State is home to some of the most incredible golfing experiences in the Southeast. If you’re bringing your clubs along with you on your beach vacation, we have a list of the best golf courses on Pawleys Island. With the collection of award-winning links in our area, this is the ultimate golfer’s paradise!
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14 of the Best Pawleys Island Golf Courses
1. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (4.6 miles from Pawleys Island)
The Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is home to an incredible, award-winning course that is minutes from your Dunes Beach Home Rental. Their well-manicured greens offer the perfect challenge for even the most experienced golfer!
2. Blackmoor Golf Club (11.3 miles from Pawleys Island)
Head up to Murrells Inlet for a fantastic golfing experience at Blackmoor Golf Club. This local course features 18 beautiful greens, weaving and winding through a wooded neighborhood. With sand traps and water bordering most holes, there are plenty of hazards to keep you busy.
3. The Heritage Club (5.4 miles from Pawleys Island)
A stunning clubhouse awaits you as you pull up to the Heritage Club. Rolling fairways surrounded by lush patches of crepe myrtles make for an incredible golfing experience.
4. Litchfield Country Club (1 mile from Pawleys Island)
Litchfield Country Club is right around the corner from Litchfield Beach and Pawleys Island and is one of the best places to tee off for all skill levels. Plus, the prices are relatively reasonable for such a nice course!
5. Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club (5.9 miles from Pawleys Island)
The Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club is one of the most picturesque golf courses near Pawleys Island. Test your skills on 18 pristine holes, some of them providing scenic views bordering the intercoastal marshes.
6. River Club (1.7 miles from Pawleys Island)
Featuring lush woods surrounding 18 well-manicured fairways and plenty of water features, the River Club is a Pawleys Island favorite. Water hazards make this one of the more challenging courses in the area!
7. The Founders Club (5.5 miles from Pawleys Island)
The Founders Club at Pawleys Island is a par 72 course with plenty of fun challenges spread throughout the front and back nines. Check out their website to book a tee time at this historic course.
8. Tradition Golf Club (2 miles from Pawleys Island)
Tradition Golf Club is another one of the top golf courses near Pawleys Island. From the gorgeous clubhouse grounds to the top-notch greens and fairways, you won’t want to miss a round of golf here!
9. True Blue Golf (4.5 miles from Pawleys Island)
The True Blue Golf Club sits in the heart of Pawleys Island and is one of the best courses in the area. Few courses in the area match the luxury and freedom from the tee that you’ll find here.
10.Willbrook Plantation Golf Club (3 miles from Pawleys Island)
Willbrook Plantation weaves through the spectacular forests and wetlands of two historic rice plantations. It’s one of the best golf courses near Pawleys island and features awards from renowned golf publications as one of America’s top courses.
Courses That Are Farther Away
11. Burning Ridge Golf Club (25 miles from Pawleys Island)
As you maneuver through the elegantly mounded fairways, large yawning bunkers, and velvet smooth putting surfaces you will understand why Burning Ridge Golf Club receives many lofty awards. You can enjoy the country club atmosphere with a drink and a meal on the deck after playing a round.
12. King’s North at Myrtle Beach National (28.2 miles from Pawleys Island)
Famous for the island green and South Carolina shaped sand traps of Hole 3, the tempting short cut on the island fairway of hole six, and the over 40 sand traps guarding the fairway on Hole 18, it’s easy to see why King’s North is one of the most recognized courses in the Myrtle Beach area.
13. South Creek at Myrtle Beach National (28.2 miles from Pawleys Island)
Uniqueness and finesse define the magnificent coastal wetlands and hardwood forests of South Creek. With just 6,400 yards from the back tees, this course challenges golfers to focus on accuracy, not distance with each shot. This is easily one of the best golf courses near Pawleys Island.
14. West Course at Myrtle Beach National (28 miles from Pawleys Island)
From the regular tees, golfers of all abilities will enjoy the classic Arnold Palmer design. Prepare yourself for a professional challenge from the back tees as the numerous doglegs, fairway bunkers, and natural hazards come into play. The West Course offers golfers the feel of a private club, winding through a forest of stately pines in an undeveloped setting.
Your Dunes Beach Home Rental is the place to kick back and relax after a round or two of golf. No matter what time of the year you visit for your golf getaway, our selection of homes and condos has the perfect property for you and your family. Whether you want an oceanfront home or an oceanside condo with a view, you’ll love our offerings.
Start planning your vacation today by booking one of our rentals. We look forward to welcoming you to the Dunes Beach family!