Myrtle Beach Golf Courses and The Men Who Designed Them….

Myrtle Beach Golf Courses and The Men Who Designed Them….

The Golf Capital of The World, also known as the Grand Strand, stretches from South of Wilmington North Carolina to Georgetown South Carolina. With over 90 courses, many of the designers followed the foot steps of family members and others started off winning Major Championships, PGA Tournaments and/or Senior Tour Championships.

Below is the list of the men who designed the golf courses in Myrtle Beach. Also listed are the Signature courses of players who helped design the courses at the Worlds Best Golf Destination

  • Arnold Palmer – MBN- King`s North, MBN- SouthCreek, MBN- West Course, Rivers Edge
  • Arthur Hills – Myrtlewood – Pine Hills
  • Baxter Spann – Whispering Pines
  • Ben Ward – Brierwood
  • Bill Mooney – Island Green
  • Clyde Johnston – Brunswick Plantation, Glen Dornoch, Heather Glen, Shaftsbury Glen, Wachesaw East, Wicked Stick
  • Dan Maples – Man O War, Oyster Bay, Pearl – East, Pearl- West, Sandpiper Bay, Sea Trail – Maples, Willbrook, Witch, Wizard
  • Davis Love III – Barefoot Resort – Love Course
  • Edmund Ault – Myrtlewood-Palmetto
  • Fred Couples – Carolina National
  • Gary Player – Blackmoor
  • Gene Hamm – Azalea Sands, Beachwood, Burning Ridge, Eagle Nest, Gen. Hackler Course @ CCU, Indian Wells, River Oaks
  • George Cobb – Bald Head Island, The Surf Club
  • Greg Norman – Barefoot Resort – Norman Course, The Reserve
  • Hale Irwin – St James – The Members Club, Tidewater
  • H.M. Brazeal – Brick Landing
  • Jack Nicklaus – Long Bay Club, Pawleys Plantation, St James – The Reserve Club
  • Jeff Bauer – Wild Wing – Avocet
  • John Daly – Wicked Stick
  • Ken Dye – Whispering Pines
  • Ken Tomlinson – Tidewater
  • Lanny Watkins – TPC of Myrtle Beach
  • Larry Nelson – Wild Wing – Avocet
  • Larry Young – Heritage Club, Legends – Parkland
  • Mel Graham – World Tour Golf Links
  • Mike Stranz – Caledonia, True Blue
  • Nick Price – Grande Dunes – Members Club
  • P.B. Dye – Legends – Moorland, Prestwick, St James- The Founders Club
  • Pete Dye – Barefoot Resort – Dye Club
  • Porter Gibson – Wedgefield
  • Ray Floyd – Arrowhead
  • Rees Jones – Arcadian Shores, Sea Trail- Jones
  • Rick Robbins – Crow Creek, Colonial Charters
  • Robbie Byers – Crown Park
  • Robert Trent Jones – The Dunes Club, Waterway Hills
  • Robert White – Pine Lakes
  • Roger Rulewich – Grande Dunes -Resort Course
  • Ron Garl – Tradition Club
  • Russell Breeden – Diamond Back, Possum Trot
  • Tom Doak – Legends – Heathland
  • Tom Jackson – Aberdeen, Arrowhead, Black Bear, Carolina Shores, Magnolia Greens, River Club, River Hills
  • Tom Walker – Founders Club @ Pawleys Island
  • Tim Cate – Cape Fear National, Leopards Chase, Panthers Run, St James- Players Club, Tigers Eye, Thistle: Redesign of Bald Head Island
  • Tom Fazio – Barefoot Resort – Fazio Course, TPC of Myrtle Beach, Wachesaw Plantation
  • Willard Byrd – Brunswick Plantation, Farmstead, Heron Point, Indigo Creek, International Club, Litchfield, Lockwood Folly, Lions Paw, Meadowlands, Sea Trail- Byrd

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