Dubbed as “the jewel at the end of a Strand of Pearls”, the Wedgefield Golf Club is a Porter Gibson masterpiece that has been garnering accolades from various reputable golf and travel publications. One of the recognitions that this remarkable golf vacation destination takes pride on is being considered as Golf Week’s America’s Best “ Top 50 Golf Courses in South Carolina” in 1994.
The entire golf course is set on the vast lands of what was once known as a flourishing rice plantation. Wedgefield Golf Club has the fairways that wind through the magnificent magnolias as well as the wide variety of extinct wild flowers, the century-old oaks, and dogwoods. And the entire layout runs along the banks of the majestic Black River of the historic Georgetown. When at play, golfers are provided with the five sets of tees that has the course rating of 72.7 and a slope rating of 132. This par-72 golf layout stretches more than 7,000 yards all the way from the tips. From the back tees, golfing guests face the generous landing area while from the forward tees; golfers are compelled to take carry over water features. Some of the golf holes are tight while the rest are very wide open. The 14th hole for instance is a Par 4 design that would require two strategic carries if you want to make it all the way to the end of the game.
When visiting the Wedgefield Golf Club, guests are not just provided with the fair tests of golfing skills but also the stunning beauty of the course’s terrains that complement every golf game. So the next you plan for your golf vacation at Myrtle Beach, consider dropping by the Wedgefield.