Redesigned by Arnold Palmer, the Myrtle Beach National – King’s North resort has been ranked among the Top 100 For Women by Golf for Women Magazine and America’s Top 10 New Upscale Courses by Golf Digest. Worthy of its silver anniversary, this resort has been serving their valued clients for 25 years. This golf vacation destination is also named as South Carolina’s Course of the Year in 1997 by the National Golf Course Owners Association. Furthermore, the book “The 100 Greatest Holes along the Grand Stand” which is published by The Sun News includes King’s North’s holes # 6, 14, 16, and 18.
Having the par 3 third hole as a signature hole, the Myrtle Beach National – King’s North is famous for its island green with white sand bunkers shaped like the letters “SC”, initials of South Carolina. Arnold Palmer reconstructed the course in 1996 by moving over 7,000 azaleas and 400,000 cubic yards of dirt. This new golf vacation resort was formed by transferring over 600 hardwood trees and enlarging bunkers, lakes, and greens. Palmer also planted Crenshaw bent grass on greens thus creating the finest course ever built in Grand Stand King’s North. The 6th hole famous as “The Gambler” features risk-reward short cut opportunities.
The challenging 18th hole named “The Bull’s Eye” by Golf Magazine features over 40 sand bunkers making it difficult for golfer to finish their rounds. Aside from the exciting course, the Myrtle Beach National – King’s North also offers various amenities. Kids accompanied by paid adults can play golf for free. Various golf vacation packages are also being offered to help clients save a little money from their trips.