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Glen Dornoch Golf Links - Public

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4840 Glen Dornoch Way
Little River, South Carolina 29566
Horry County
Phone(s): (800) 717-8784

Glen Dornoch Golf Club

Description

Glen Dornoch is one of those Grand Strand courses, but with a difference: It combines elements of Scottish links courses with Lowcountry elements.

"It is a unique blend," Head Professional Gordon McHugh told TravelGolf in this 2002 article. "You can't say it is a true links-style course because it's not wide open. But, it combines the best from both [Scotland and South Carolina] landscapes."

At 6,890 yards and with a whopping slope rating of 141, this Clyde Johnston design is one of the most challenging courses on the Grand Strand. Five holes play alongside or toward the Intracoastal Waterway.
Inspired by Donald Ross, the course has a good mix of par-4 lengths, the occasional redan hole and uses bunkers to define hole shapes and playing strategies. Pot bunkers with grass faces are to be found on nearly every hole, and the interior holes are characterized by waste areas with native grasses.
The inland holes are also lined with live oaks, pine and magnolia and seasoned with love grass and wetlands. The greens are normal-sized but with a great deal of slope, e.g. No. 6's two-tiered green with about four feet in elevation change.

 
Type Public
Holes 18
Architect(s)
Year built 1996
Guest Policy Open
Golf Season Year round
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Driving Range Available Yes
Rental Carts Available Yes - included in green fees
Rental Clubs Available Yes
Pro Available Yes
Tee Times Welcomed Yes
Price Range Weekdays
Price Range Weekends
Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed

Scorecard

Tee Par Length Slope Rating
championship 72 6850 yd. 141 73.2
middle 72 6446 yd. 133 71.5
other 72 6035 yd. 124 70.2
forward 72 5002 yd. 129 69.8

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