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#3 Heather Glen

When planning a Myrtle Beach Golf vacation, The Glens Group is always a consideration. The Glens Group family of golf courses includes Heather Glen, Shaftesbury Glen, Glen Dornoch, and Possum Trot. Making your decision even easier, The Glens offers the convenience of accommodations with “Stay and Play” packages to include gambling, fishing, and of course…golf.

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Village at the Glens


At the Scottish-styled Heather Glen golf community, spaciousness, comfort, and convenience are hallmarks of design in this beach golf resort. The Village at the Glens has a repudiation for outstanding value and includes a choice of two different sized golf condos and townhomes for rental. There is a quality putting green and pool facility on site. The Village at the Glens is conveniently located to the 19th century Scottish-designed award-winning, Heather Glen course with complete practice facilities including putting/chipping greens,  a driving range, and 27 uniquely designed holes.

Against a native Little River, SC background of graceful oaks, towering pines, freshwater ponds,  meandering streams, and links-like design, Heather Glen was  certainly crafted  to pay tribute to Scotland and Ireland.
The Heather Glen Pub is also a great value offering breakfast, lunch selections along with a variety of cocktails to round out any meal or end any round.

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#18 Shaftesbury Glen

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Shaftesbury Glen Driving Range and Clubhouse

Conveniently located between Conway, SC and North Myrtle Beach, SC, the Clyde Johnson designed Shaftesbury Glen Golf and Fish Club is traditional English-styled course with the beauty and drama of national championship golf venues. Inspired by Winged Foot and Augusta National the course includes large tee boxes, wide open fairways, and large elevated Bent grass greens. Although this course  appears favor a grip int and rip it style of play, golfers will enjoy the variety of club and shot selection necessary to successfully navigate the scenic and challenging course.

The Shaftesbury Glen English Manor clubhouse has a first-class pro shop, restaurant and bar. In the Summer months the Glens offer the Shaftesbury Glen Summer Suite Specials that include a stay at the Shaftesbury Suites above the clubhouse. The stay include free green fees for 36 hole packages and discounts at other Glens Group courses.

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#8 and #9 Glen Dornoch

One of the most talked about courses in Myrtle Beach is Glenn Dornoch. This Donald Ross design includes waterway views and perhaps the toughest finishing holes on The Grand Strand. Set among centuries old live ok trees, marshes, and Intracoastal Waterway views, this Little River, SC gives the impression that each hole has been crafted by nature.

From the first tee to the last, Glen Dornoch will earn your admiration and respect.The three finishing holes are often considered to be among the world’s best. Successfully navigating this stunningly beautiful course will require a focus on position off the tee rather than distance. Regardless your final score, like others who have played the course, you will most likely return to one of Myrtle Beach’s finest golf challenges.

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#4 Possum Trot

Home to a world-class golf academy and a top-ranked practice facility, Possum Trot Golf Course is known as one of the “friendliest” golf courses in Myrtle Beach. Designed for the novice to single digit handicapper, Possum Trot is a great warm-up for any golf vacation. The course is a straight forward design with rolling terrain, ponds, tree lined wide open fairways, and greenside bunkers flanking large undulating greens that pose a wide range of skills challenges and shot opportunities.

Each hole is uniquely named to provide more interest and fun during he round. Names like “Little Possum” and “Big Possum”, and “T’aint Easy”, and the finishing hole, “Oh No” are just a few that are sure to spark laughter.

Get more information on The Glens Group and their award-winning golf courses at http://glensgroupgolf.com.

Look for The Golf Director Course reviews for each of the Glens Group properties, and while you’re here, be sure to check out The Golf Director Community radio/podcast archives.