Planning a golf vacation in Myrtle Beach? Here are six things to know before planning your next golf outing to the Grand Strand.
Flights - Golfers vacationing in Myrtle Beach can choose to tee off during AM or PM flights. Usually the morning flights run from 7 AM until 9 PM. Afternoon flights generally run from 9:30 AM until Noon. During daylight savings time the afternoon flight often is extended until 2:30.
Double Teeing - Most courses along the Grand Strand follow the practice of double teeing. Golfers tee off on either the first or tenth tee box. Courses do this for the obvious reason of getting more golfers on the course each day which brings in more money. Of course, this also gives golfers a nice little pit stop after the first nine. The few single-tee golf courses usually provide golfers beverage carts and a restroom at the turn.
Tee Time Intervals - Expect slow play during the busy seasons. The reason for this is more than an abundance of golfers. Most Myrtle Beach golf courses only give golfers eight minutes between groups. This often produces the same effect as hitting your brakes on a crowded freeway - gridlock.
Rates - As stated earlier, rates fluctuate all over the board during the various golf seasons in Myrtle Beach. One thing that is standard about these rates is morning versus afternoon costs. Generally, morning tee times in Myrtle Beach cost about 30% more than afternoon flights. Learn more about Myrtle Beach golf fees at our website.
Replays - Most Grand Strand golf courses offer discounted replay rates. Availability depends upon the season. Make sure to specify that you would like a replay and replay rate before you tee off in the morning. During the slow seasons, many golf courses will let you play again at no cost. Whenever you inquire about replay rates, make sure to also inquire about cart fees.
Singles - Are you a single in need of tee times? Always call the golf course a day early. You might luck out and get paired up with a group the following day. Otherwise, you'll be told to show up in the morning and wait for a group that needs one golfer.
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