Man O’War Golf Course

For golfers who wanted to experience a tough battle, the Man O’War Golf Course can give them exactly what they wanted to experience. Rising from the depths of a 100-acre lake, this golf resort is designed by the famous golf course architect Dan Maples. Maples strategically placed back to back island greens making this golf vacation destination perfect for golfers of any level. The main hazard of this course is water as the holes are scattered all over different islands over the lake. Islands are connected by bridges in which golf carts can pass if they have to. Different white sand bunkers test every player’s accuracy and shot making skills.

Offering various amenities, the Man O’War Golf Course has a 7,163 yards layout and a par 72 from the back tees. This resort has three holes with a strategic cross hazard which has a historic racetrack used in training champions. As golfers set foot to this course during their golf trips, British Isles with large greens, pot bunkers, double fairways, and sand dunes greet them perfectly. The ever present eastern shore winds also add to the challenge golfers faced every single round. With four sets of tees, this resort sits in the westerly part of Glen Riddle.

In this course, USGA rules govern all play which includes wearing of proper golf attire when playing, repairing greens when necessary, and raking bunkers after making the shot in it. The Man O’War Golf Course also offers various competitive golf vacation packages aside from the amenities. These packages can help visitors save a lot of money during their trips while having to enjoy their tough experiences.

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Legends Resort – Parkland

Having problems with boring golf vacation destinations? Then its time to look for a new course favorite which mixes fun, excitement, adrenaline rush, and complete satisfaction after every round. The Legends Resort – Parkland Course is the only resort which offers these kinds of luxury on a shoestring budget. Parkland’s tree-lined fairways and deep-faced bunkers allow players to test their accuracy and shot-making abilities. Luscious landscapes and multi-level greens add a distinctive feeling as golfers make their shots from hole to hole. Slightly longer compared to its Moorland and Heathland sisters, Parkland leaves golfers wondering how and where to start their tees.

Aside from an outstanding course, the Legends Resort – Parkland Course also offers outstanding education for golfers of any level who wanted to enhance their skills in any way. Classes begin at every Monday and Thursday which start from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. This resort offers completely private practice facilities making every golf trip count. Covered and indoor hitting stations are rendered to continue learning even in bad weather conditions. There’s a minimum ratio of 3 students to one teacher in order to ensure that quality education is being delivered at the most comfortable way for the students.

Furthermore, three rounds of golf are included together with the cart fee when students avail on Plan B or Plan C educational packages offered by Legends Resort – Parkland management. Instruction books and take home videos also help students advance their skills even if they are at home. Lastly, various golf vacation package deals are also present aside from the excellent amenities in which visitors enjoy.

Legends Resort – Moorland

Famously known as the East Coast’s greatest challenge, the Legends Resort – Moorland Course is located within the heart of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This resort is designed by P.B. Dye and opened to the public in 1990. During this year, this golf vacation destination is included in Golf Digest’s Top 10 New Courses in 1990. This par 72 championship course has large scopes of natural vegetation, white sand bunkers, and water hazards which provide the greatest challenge when combined with surprising undulations and bulkheads. Inspired by the PGA West Stadium Course design, this course is definitely worth every client’s time and money.

In 2007, the Legends Resort – Moorland Course is awarded the 37th place in the Top 50 Toughest Courses in America by Golf Digest. Aside from that, the Zagat Survey also ranked this course in America’s Top Golf Courses in 2003 and 2009. For visitors who wanted to enjoy playing golf at the same time learning more about the sport, this golf vacation resort offers PGA professional classes and assistance. These classes utilize state-of-the-art teaching methods which include high speed video analysis, proven techniques, and sound fundamentals necessary for beginners to start enjoying every trip they will have.

Lastly, the Legends Resort – Moorland Course offers different packages for their visitors aside from various amenities they can already enjoy. These packages can help guests save a lot of money specially if they book their tee times ahead of time and with a group or family. Golf vacation packages can be availed through the Legend’s website which includes 3 rounds special packages and 5 FORE 4 special packages.

Legends Resort – Heathland

As a par 72 course design by Tom Doak, the Legends Resort – Heathland exhibits the grand Old Country theme of traditional golf courses. Carefully molded in the image of British Isles courses, this golf vacation resort doesn’t harbor high vegetation to provide a clear vision representation of the holes. The breeze that wafts constantly all throughout the course is the main challenge among golfers of any level. Strategically placed white sand bunkers and water hazards also add to the difficulty of every round. Furthermore, lush roughs and deep greens require players to carry out creative shots to finish their rounds.

Included in the Top 10 New Resort Courses in the World in 1990 by Golf Magazine, the Legends Resort – Heathland allows players to “step back in time” as they walk from hole to hole. Breath-taking scenery awaits visitors, players, and spectators making it worth every penny spent on a golf trip. Outlined by the natural hazards of nature, this resort has spacious fairways, meandering streams, and tall fescue grasses. Surprising undulations take players into a very exciting and challenging round of golf to remember for the years to come.

A good golf resort is not perfect unless it offers competitive golf vacation package deals to help their clients save a little of their money every time they want to have fun. The Legends 3 Round Special is a package available only in selected dates posted on their website. The Legends Resort – Heathland purposely offer this package for group, family, and corporate events. It’s three courses, two restaurants, three pools, and the best practice facility in the east coast are solely for their client’s luxury and enjoyment.

Caledonia Golf and Fish Club

Possessing an incredible design and natural beauty, the Caledonia Golf and Fish Club sits within the working southern rice plantation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Caledonia was opened in 1995 and since then, this golf vacation destination has been serving local and international clients well. Ranked as fifth Best New Public Course by Golf Digest, this resort is lined with centuries old oak trees allowing visitors to feel closer to nature. Aside from that, this club is also ranked in the Top 100 You Can Play in 2000 by Golf Magazine. Taking into account all these rankings, Caledonia provides the perfect golf experience for players of different levels.

The Caledonia Golf and Fish Club harbors an antebellum-style clubhouse which offers various amenities to their valued guests. Practice facilities are also available to aid beginners in practicing their shots. PGA professionals assist golfers with regards to the course information such as yardages, elevation changes, and other features to help them have a perfect golf trip to remember. White sand bunkers, water hazards, and other hindrances make this course a challenge even for the finest golfer. Different sets of tees allow players to choose the round which is appropriate for their skills.

Ranked within the Top 100 America’s Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest in 2005 to 2006, the Caledonia Golf and Fish Club continues to live up to the credit given. Golf vacation packages offered to new and regular visitors help golfers save a lot of money on their accommodations and other fees. Discounts can also be availed through the packages posted on their website.

Barefoot Resort – Norman Course

Inspired by the philosophy of Greg Norman’s “bump and run” shots around the green, the Barefoot Resort – Norman Course is said to be the most difficult course compared to its other Barefoot sisters. This resort highlights seven holes placed along the intracoastal waterway of Barefoot while the natural vegetation enhances the hole’s beauty. This golf vacation resort’s fairways running up to the sand and open green complexes present a stunning challenge to golfers of any level. In addition, the course has a touch of desert-style design without a desert.

The Barefoot Resort – Norman Course has a hole with fairways which flow to the native areas around the course while other holes have fairways which transition roughly to the native areas. With par 72 layout that extends up to 7,200 yards approximately, this golf vacation destination is worth every penny spent by the visitors. Gently undulating greens have Champion Ultra Dwarf grass while tees and fairways consist of GN-1 hybrid turf, by Greg Norman Turf itself. Sloping white faces describe the sand bunkers which are placed strategically to challenge even the finest golfer.

Various golf vacation packages are being offered by Barefoot to their regular and first-time visitors. The famous package of Buy 3 and Get the 4th One Free is perfect for golfers who wanted to spend their whole day playing golf. This way, they can save money on their fourth round and even bigger money can be saved if visitors are in a group or family. The Barefoot Resort – Norman Course also offers summer and fall packages with varying rates on peak seasons and midweek booking.

Barefoot Resort – Fazio Course

Among the Barefoot’s “fantastic four” courses, the Barefoot Resort – Fazio Course is the most unique and challenging course. Designed by Tom Fazio, this course does not route back to the clubhouse after the 9th hole. Instead, this golf vacation course exhibits a low country characteristic with lots of water hazards, sand bunkers, as well as natural and man-made elevation changes. Ranked within the Top 15 Best You Can Play in SC by Golfweek, this par 71 golf course extends up to 6,834 yards. Live oak, pines, and environmentally protected areas framed the course and made it a paradise for every golfer.

A GN-1 hybrid turf is chosen for Fazio’s fairways while Tifsport Bermuda grass is chosen for approaches. Champion ultra Dwarf greens perfectly complement the course’s traditional and low country style. The Barefoot Resort – Fazio Course has a course rating of 73.7 and slope rating of 139. This golf vacation destination offers various amenities including practice facilities with full driving range. Practice chipping and putting greens allow novice players to harness their skills before entering the field while advance players utilize it for their warm up.

Aside from the clubhouse which offers sumptuous meals, the Barefoot Resort – Fazio Course also renders competitive golf vacation packages for their valued clients. By availing for packages, visitors can save money on their accommodation and can even avail on discounts for items sold at the pro shop. Guests are encouraged to book their tee times a head of time and possibly on off-peak season as the rates are lower compared to peak seasons.