Myrtle Beach Ranked World's 13th Best Golf Destination By GolfPass
By Brian Weis
The editorial team at GolfPass, a subscription-based website created by the NBC Sports Group that highlights instruction, travel content, course reviews and more, recently ranked the "Top 100 Golf Destinations in the World," and Myrtle Beach was included among the game's upper echelon.
GolfPass ranked Myrtle Beach as the world's 13th-best destination, writing of the Grand Strand, "There are scores of layouts littered from Brunswick County, N.C., down through Pawleys Island, S.C., with three distinct sub-regions that will provide Top-100-quality courses as well as value-packed hidden gems ... A deep bench, vast lodging options and ever-improving food scene makes this an ideal choose-your-own-adventure destination for all budgets."
"We are pleased to be included among the world's best golf destinations by a team of media experts, but even more important are the ballots cast by traveling golfers," said Bill Golden, CEO of Golf Tourism Solutions, the agency responsible for marketing Myrtle Beach as a golf destination. "More golfers visit Myrtle Beach annually than any other place in the world, and the area's strength has been reinforced this spring as players have relished the opportunity to return to the game's most popular and welcoming destination."
Myrtle Beach is home to 90 courses and more golf trips than any destination on Earth. Players from across America and points beyond flock to the Grand Strand to enjoy a vacation that delivers a good time on and off the course.
Ultimately, the area's appeal is rooted in the depth and quality of its golf course offerings.
Players in search of the game's best layouts will relish the chance to play courses like the Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, TPC Myrtle Beach, Tidewater Golf Club and the layouts at Barefoot Resort. Speaking to the depth of the area's offerings, Golfweek recently ranked nine Myrtle Beach area courses among golf-rich South Carolina's top 15 public designs.
For those in search of a value-centric trip, Myrtle Beach continues to deliver the legendary value it has long been known for, providing golfers an unforgettable vacation experience
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About: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.
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