MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The Myrtle Beach area's Prestwick Country Club is one of the top 10 U.S. golf courses designed by architect Pete Dye, according to Golf Advisor.

Golf Advisor's ranking has Prestwick at No. 5 on the top 10 courses designed by Dye. It was praised for, "offering a little Scottish flair."

"Golf enthusiasts converge on the Myrtle Beach area because of our designation as one of the premier golf destinations in the world," said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. "Prestwick Country Club is one of a number of great courses that appeal to players of all skill levels."

Previously, Golf Digest named Prestwick one of the five best-kept secret golf courses in America in 2004. In 2014, the South Carolina Panel of Golf Course Raters ranked the course among the state's 50 best layouts.

Below are the top 10 best Pete Dye courses, as rated by Golf Advisor:
• Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links - Berlin, Md.
• Highlands Golf Course at Grand Geneva Resort - Lake Geneva, Wis.
• Wolf Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort - Las Vegas, Nev.
• Sun Mountain at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort - Las Vegas, Nev.
• Prestwick Country Club - Myrtle Beach, S.C.
• Snow Mountain at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort - Las Vegas, Nev.
• The Fort Golf Course - Indianapolis, Ind.
• Fowlers Mill Golf Course - Chesterland, Ohio
• Oak Marsh at Amelia Island Plantation - Amelia Island, Fla.
• The PLAYERS Stadium at TPC Sawgrass - Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

For more information, go to www.golfadvisor.com.