If you like to hit the links, or know someone who does, then you probably know that North Myrtle Beach is the epicenter of great golf. Did you know, however, that there are over 120 golf courses in the vicinity of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-85 of which are championship courses? The town has the most golf courses in the South. Several of these courses were designed by legends such as Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Pete Dye, Greg Norman, George Fazio, Rees Jones, Raymond Floyd, John Daly and Robert Trent Jones.
Between May and November, the area hosts eleven major golf tournaments. Care to do a little night golfing? The Tupelo Bay Executive Golf Course has lights on the back nine, and stays open until 11:00 p.m. And that's just one example of the region's devotion to the glorious game of golf. How golf crazy is the “Grand Stand”, as the region is known? There are 46 miniature golf courses for those who enjoy the smaller links. No matter when you bring your golf bag to North Myrtle Beach, you'll fund that most anytime is tee time. A list of courses in the North Myrtle Beach area can be found at northmyrtlebeachchamber.com.