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The Dunes Golf and Beach Club

The Dunes Golf & Beach Club in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has been ranked number 46 in Golf Digest’s 2009-2010 “America’s Top 100 Great Public Courses.” This was just published in the April issue and the Dunes Club qualifies for this list of the country’s top public and resort golf courses by allowing limited package play through member hotels and package providers. The Golf’s Digest’s rankings are based on extensive play and scrutiny of thousands of courses every two years by a panel of over 900 low handicap golfers. According to the Golf Digest, “the courses were judged on various criteria: shot values, resistance to scoring, design variety, memorability, aesthetics, conditioning and ambiance.

After the panelists submitted their evaluations, Golf Digest averages the scores of the categories and totals the averages to determine the overall rankings. A course must be two years old to be considered for “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.” Dennis Nicholl, the Dunes Club head golf professional stated: It’s an honor for The Dunes Club to be recognized as one of ‘America’s Top 100’ courses.” The Dunes Club golf course was built in 1947 and by designed by Robert Trent Jones. The course’s Hole 13 is better known as “Waterloo” and is the Dunes Club’s signature hole and has been honored by GOLF Magazine and Sports Illustrated as one of the greatest golf holes in the world. This summer, The Dunes Golf & club will host the 97th Carolinas Amateur and qualify for the South Amateur.

Dunes Golf and Beach Club Recognized By GOLF Magazine

GOLF Magazine recently released their annual “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” in the United States, teeing up the charts at number 48 is The Dunes Golf and Beach Club. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach in one of the most sought after developments in the area; This Oceanside golf course is luring golfers to the Grand Strand one swing at a time! The Dunes golf course was built in 1947, and is recognized as one of Robert Trent Jones finest designs. Since its inception, it has proved to be a world class course, offering the best golf and member services in Myrtle Beach. The Dunes offers a classic club experience with all the Southern charm, elegance, and style associated with the finest clubs in the Southeast. So come to Myrtle Beach where you can hit up the tee in the morning and enjoy an afternoon of beach, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and more!

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