Golfers: Choosing the Right Golf Community in Myrtle Beach
If there is one thing Myrtle Beach is known for, it’s great golf! With over 100 courses along the Grand Strand, it’s a golf lover’s paradise. Whether you’re looking to make the move from another state or just relocate to a golf course community, we’ve got the scoop on the top golf communities to check out when searching for your new home in Myrtle Beach.
The Prestwick community in Surfside Beach is a top pick among golf lovers. Featuring a championship golf course designed by Pete and P.B. Dye, full set of tennis courts, private cabana, pro shop and luxurious country club with a top-rated restaurant, Prestwick has a great set of amenities for homeowners to enjoy. This gated community with 24-hour security offers both condos and single-family homes for sale. Condo prices begin around $200,000 and single-family homes range from $200,000 to $700,000 depending on location, size of home and course views.
Barefoot Resort includes four stunning golf courses, each designed by a different legend in the sport: Greg Norman, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and Davis Love III. The Barefoot Resort community includes multiple condominium developments and housing developments to choose from. Also situated along the Intracoastal Waterway, buyers have tons of options for spectacular views. Amenities include tennis courts, driving range, on-site bar & grill, private docks and a private marina. A condo in one of the Barefoot Resort developments generally costs between $130,000 to $300,000. Single-family homes are priced anywhere from $250,000 to $600,000.
Known as “The Granddaddy”, the golf course at Pine Lakes is famous for being the oldest course in Myrtle Beach. The course was originally designed by Robert White, the first president of the PGA, and opened in 1927. A short golf cart ride to the ocean, Pine Lakes is one of the oldest and most prestigious neighborhoods in Myrtle Beach. Homes in this community start around $200,000 and range to over $1 million.
Grande Dunes/ The Dunes
Focused around the Grande Dunes Championship Golf Course, The Dunes community consists of multiple developments of majestic homes and estates. Amenities include luxury pools, state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis, private beach access, private cabanas, clubhouse and the Grande Marina on the Intracoastal Waterway. Homes in the Dunes neighborhood range from $400,000 to over $3 million.
The Myrtlewood Golf Course is a favorite among locals and the housing developments are some of the more affordable golf course real estate in town. Residents enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, a lazy river, hot tubs, shuffleboard, fitness center and volleyball court. The surrounding communities offer condos from around $130,000 to $200,000 and single-family homes from $200,000 to $350,000 and up.
The Legends community features three stunning golf courses, central clubhouse, fitness center, golf practice facility, walking trails, a pub and a restaurant. Within the gated community of single-family homes, prices range from $300,000 to $800,000 and many provide golf course or fairway views. The condo complex is nearby Turnberry Park, where prices start in the lower $100,000s. This community is located within the desirable Carolina Forest area.
When you’re ready to buy your new home in a golf course community, there are tons of courses and communities to choose from all along the Grand Strand. Our list includes some of the most popular choices among golf lovers of all ages. Give us a call and let us know which golf community you’d like to check out first.