Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

This was my first time playing Shaftesbury Glen, a Clyde Johnston design, and it won’t be the last. What a great experience beginning to end. Although located about twenty minutes from restaurant row in Myrtle Beach, this course is well worth the drive. As you approach the course, you drive past what you later discover is the eighteenth hole. A beautiful lake located close to the green and a very inviting fairway gives a great … Continue Reading →

Waterway Hills Golf Course, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

This Robert Trent Jones design has a unique way of getting to the clubhouse. An aerial tramway takes you across the Intracoastal Waterway where you are greeted by someone sitting in a booth to assist in unloading the gondola. Of course the return to your car is also by the same tramway but it just seemed quicker leaving the course. The promo for this facility talks about “being greeted in the parking lot by a … Continue Reading →

Tiger: “One is the Loneliest Number”

I thought watching Tiger Woods chili dip a half a dozen times was bad. Then watching him miss fairways by 100 yards or sculling bunker shots across the green was getting to be the norm. It was surprising to see him make the cut at the Memorial this past week, considering how he was hitting the ball. But then came Saturday at the Memorial. Tiger Woods shoots 85. That’s right, 85. Most golfers watching that … Continue Reading →