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|Bring in the New Year right with great golf and some rowdy nights in Myrtle Beach. (Courtesy of VisitMyrtleBeach.com)|
For a solid combination of great golf and rowdy times this New Year's, look no farther than Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
In addition to its 100-plus courses, the Grand Strand has some 1,800 restaurants, a slew of sports bars and a hopping music venue in House of Blues. Many will be hosting New Year's Eve events. House of Blues, for instance, is throwing a dinner and dance with N'Tranze.
Finding a place to party Dec. 31 won't be hard. To line up accommodations and tee times to complete your perfect New Year's weekend, check out the great Myrtle Beach golf packages available on this site.
Winter Special: This Myrtle Beach Golf Associates deal gives you four nights in an ocean-view room at the Landmark Resort and rounds at TPC of Myrtle Beach, Oyster Bay Golf Club, The Legends and The Heritage Club.
The package costs $339 a person, including taxes and fees, and runs until Feb. 14. Click here for an online quote.
Myrtlewood Villas: Carolina Golf Travel offers one to seven nights at Myrtlewood Villas in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Choose a one-, two- or three-bedroom villa, all with full kitchens and large living areas. You'll get as many as seven rounds at Myrtlewood Golf Club, which abuts the hotel, and other area courses.
The package starts at $61 a person and goes as high as $427. It runs until Feb. 14. Click here for an online quote.
Brunswick Plantation Golf Resort: This Myrtle Beach Travel deal includes three rounds of golf and three nights in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at Brunswick Plantation in Calabash, N.C., just minutes from all the Myrtle Beach entertaining options.
Brunswick Plantation has been recognized as one of the top 50 U.S. golf resort communities. Its course reopened this past summer after several months of renovation.
"The course crew planted 300 new trees, including palms, weeping willows, crepe myrtles, wax myrtles, magnolias and dogwoods, plus 2,000 azaleas and 3,000 ornamental grasses to both spruce up Brunswick's look and better define the hazards and fairways," Tim McDonald wrote in a MyrtleBeachGolf.com review.
Through Jan. 24 the package costs $156 a golfer. Click here for an online quote.
December 8, 2006
It might be a great time to be a golfer, but few would claim it is the best time to own a golf course. Competition is stiff, and the time, cost and difficulty of the sport make it a tough sell in today's fast-paced world. Therefore, course operators are being challenged to think "outside the cup." Here's case study on one course that's doing it right.
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