Golf News for Friday, December 14, 2012 | Travel

Inlet Sports Lodge 'Wintergreen Golf Getaway' in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday and Inlet Sports Lodge announce the "Wintergreen Golf Getaway" package ideal for a late 2012 / early 2013 vacation featuring two world-class Grand Strand courses and comfortable resort accommodations.

Set in the tranquil atmosphere of the "South Strand," this premier stay-and-play starts at $199 (per person, double occupancy) through Jan. 27, 2013. It features one round each on two of area's prized layouts - Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Plantation - plus a two-night stay in a deluxe Inlet Sports Lodge studio (

In the heart of scenic Murrells Inlet, Inlet Sports Lodge is a boutique-style, upscale resort. Room d├ęcor features hand-carved mahogany doors, pine floors and antique-style crown molding. Each is accommodated with flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations as well as complimentary Wi-Fi during your stay.

"At home" meals can be enjoyed as well as rooms come equipped with a kitchenette including a standard refrigerator, two-top burner stove, dishwasher, granite countertops and custom china. Guests can relax in a living area with a sofa and dining table.

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is a dynamic Mike Strantz-design showcasing golf and Mother Nature in perfect harmony. At just over 6,500 yards, the shotmakers 18 is ranked No. 27 nationally in GOLF Magazine's "Top 100 You Can Play" and No. 3 in South Carolina.

Another Strantz gem, True Blue Golf Plantation features visual elements of lauded Pine Valley and Pinehurst No. 2, along with the naturalness of big-time U.K. layouts. Its numerous awards include a coveted spot in Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses."

"Playing golf and staying in the serene atmosphere of the South Strand is a great way to wind down 2012 or start the New Year off right," says Bill Golden, president of Golf Holiday. "Caledonia and True Blue are extraordinary places to play and Inlet Sports Lodge will provide all the comfort needed to recharge for 2013."

Getting to Myrtle Beach has never been easier. Multiple airlines offer direct flights to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) from more than 20 cities from Canada to Florida. The Grand Strand is within a half day drive of Southeastern population centers like Atlanta, Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, and a day's drive from Washington D.C., Philadelphia and other East Coast and Midwest cities.

For more information about additional golf packages in Myrtle Beach, visit

About Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday is a non-profit trade association comprised of 79 championship golf courses and 99 golf package providers in the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. Founded in 1967, the organization continues to be the driving force behind the growth of the region's thriving golf market. The originator of the "Stay and Play Package," Golf Holiday provides non-biased information about accommodations and golf courses to assist golfers in making the most informed decisions when planning for their next vacation.

Golf Holiday also hosts seven events and tournaments annually to help to foster continued growth of the game. In addition to hosting the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament each spring, Golf Holiday also manages the World Amateur Handicap Championship - the world's largest single-site amateur golf tournament, the Summer Family Golf Tournaments, the Palmetto High School Golf Championships, the Veterans Golf Classic and the Myrtle Beach Never Forgets Memorial Golf Outing.

Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications

David Wood
Buffalo Communications
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