Myrtle Beach is PGA Tour superstar Dustin Johnson’s hometown, and TPC Myrtle Beach is where he developed into a top 10 player in the world. The Dunes Club has hosted 6 Senior PGA Tour Championships and the U.S. Women’s Open, among many other tournaments. The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort is home to the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am , an event that has attracted the likes of Tom Watson, John Daly, Davis Love III and countless others. Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player are among the legends who have designed…

Is your golf game improving but not quite ready for a course setup to test the best players in the world? If so, Myrtle Beach, unlike any other destination in the world, has the versatility to ensure you an unforgettable golf vacation. The area is home to more than 50 4-star golf courses, according to Golf Digest . To put that in perspective, 4-stars means a course is good enough to “plan your next vacation around.” That’s a lot of different vacation combinations available to golfers as they develop their game. Along the North end of the Grand…

Myrtle Beach earned its reputation as the Golf Capital of the World based on the strength of its course offerings, including many that are good enough to challenge the best players on the PGA Tour. An equally important component of the area’s appeal is its ability to provide an enjoyable test for all levels of golfers, including those who are new to the game. Generous fairways, smooth greens and the decision to play from the proper set of tees will guarantee a good time, but some courses are easier to play than others. Where should you play if…

To those looking at relocating, the Myrtle Beach area offers a wealth of options in real estate, education, health care and amenities. In the past, websites such as NerdWallet.com have listed the Myrtle Beach area as one of the best places in South Carolina to start a business. Others, like TripAdvisor, cite the region as one of the best destinations for homeowners to rent out their home. “The Myrtle Beach community offers great tax incentives and a number of support programs, in addition to affordable health care, exceptional award-winning…

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 5:34 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the things I’ve always liked best about the south are the mild temperatures we enjoy year round. Perhaps no other time is this more enjoyable than in the holiday season, when festive activities and special events can be enjoyed both outdoors and in. So if, like me, you’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas instead of the traditional snow, here are a few ideas to get you in the spirit without needing to get into a parka. It's the Happiest Season of All Many coastal towns come to life in December with family events, unique experiences and…

Myrtle Beach is ranked No. 2 on TripAdvisor’s list of the 13 best destinations for homeowners to rent out their home. Homeowners in Myrtle Beach have an average weekly earnings potential of $762.80, according to the rankings. “A number of our visitors enjoy the option of renting a beautiful beachside home for their stay, and the Myrtle Beach area has plenty of properties from which to choose,” said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “Visitors benefit from the large selection, and the homeowners do as…

More than 35,000 people turn out each year to honor a dish few outside of Horry County – home to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – have ever heard of. It’s called Chicken Bog and its origins date back hundreds of years. Easy to make, hearty enough to stand alone and able to feed a large crowd, it’s no wonder chicken bog has even caught the eye of Ms. Paula Dean herself. There are many different ways to make Chicken Bog, from adding fresh vegetables like onions and green peppers to dressing with a unique selection of spices. But everyone agrees on…

Myrtle Beach tourism released news to help alleviate the declining Canadian dollar and encourage travel by offering steep discounts to "make up" for the difference. To ensure Canadian snowbirds still have the means to travel and experience the sunshine, Myrtle Beach partnered with local hotels, attractions, dining, and entertainment venues to provide a discount from January to April 2016, upon presentation of a Canadian passport. Our friends at tripcentral.ca have a breakdown on all the discounts our Canadian friends can find in 2016. Read all…

The Myrtle Beach area is recognized as the top golf destination in the U.S. And for those looking to improve their game with a professionally-fitted club, our friends at Discover South Carolina have broken down the top spots in the state for club fitting . One of those locations is Steve Dresser Golf School in Pawleys Island. Here is what they have to say: Dresser’s has three certified club fitters on staff, including Bill Forbes, who worked in research and development for Titleist, Cobra, Callaway and the U.S. Golf Association. His former…