Are you taking your child on your golf trip to Myrtle Beach? Well great news if you are, many courses along The Grand Strand offer Kids Play Free with one paying adult. This is a great deal for anyone working with their child on their golf game or maybe introducing them to the sport for the first time. Typically these courses offer Kids Play Free for ages 12 and under with one paying adult. Most of the courses include club rentals even for children keeping your child’s golf investment low until they decide if they want to pursue playing golf or not. Here are 5 courses you will want to check into about this Kids Play Free program. It is still highly recommended to contact the course and make sure they are still participating in the program before heading out for your round of golf.
Arcadian Shores Golf Course is an 18-hole course measuring at 6800 yards. This course is a par 72 with a 73.2 rating. A great course for all skill levels, great fun and challenges. Several course holes play lakeside and there are 64 sand bunkers around the greens. Course is played on beautiful Tifdwarf Bermuda greens. The course was Rees-Jones’ first design in 1974. Practice facilities and golf lessons are available and golfers have access to the Hilton Golf Academy. The PGA named the 13th hole one of the best holes in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Grand Dunes Golf Course is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Grand Dunes Golf Course was designed by Golf Hall-of-Famer Nick Price and architect Craig Stevens. The course is a par 71, 18-hole course. The course plays over 7000 yards with a slope rating of 125 and golf rating of 70. THe Grand Dunes greens are played on lucious Bermuda grass. The Grand Dunes offers many great amenities including club rentals, driving range, bar and pro shop. PGA magazine named this course “ One of the Great Golf Clubs of the World.” Grand Dunes driving range, practice and chipping greens are considered world-class.
Myrtlewood Palmetto Golf Course is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Myrtlewood Palmetto golf course is a par 72 course. It is located in Myrtle Beach with scenic views of the Intercoastal Waterway and Pine Forests. THe course has a golf rating of 73.3 and a slope rating of 133. The course is great for all levels of play. The greens are played on beautiful TifDwarf Bermuda greens. THe Myrtlewood Palmetto course also has all the amenities including a Bar, Golf Cart Rentals, Golf Instructors, a restaurant and Golf Pro Shop. In 2019 architect Dan Schlegal renovated many of the course’s greens and bunkers.
Pines Lake Golf Course is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This course opened originally in 1927 and was nicknamed “The Grandaddy”. The course was originally designed by Robert White and was renovated by Craig Schrenier in 2008. Robert White was the first president of the PGA. The course now is a par 70 18-hole course. It has a golf rating of 72.3 and a slope rating of 134. The greens are played on SeaDwarf Paspalum grass. Pine Lakes golf course also has all the amenities including a Bar, Golf Cart Rentals, Golf Instructors, a restaurant and Golf Pro Shop. The Pine Lakes also hosts the Myrtle Beach Hall of Fame.
River Oaks Golf Course is located in Little River, South Carolina. The course is played along over 800 acres of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. The course was designed by Gene Hamm and Tom Jackson. The course opened in 1987. River Oaks is a 27-hole par 72 course. The course has a golf rating of 5.9 and a slope of 125. The greens are played on Ultradwarf Bermuda grass. River Oaks golf course also has all the amenities including a Bar, Golf Cart Rentals, Golf Instructors and Golf Pro Shop. This course also offers a driving range. Kids 12 and under play for free with one paying adult.