Don’t Miss These Music Festivals

Myrtle Beach golf packagesEveryone knows Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is the “Golf Capital of the World” but did you know we have the best Myrtle Beach golf packages available in the entire area? While you’re here taking advantage of these fabulous Myrtle Beach golf packages here are some local events taking place that you might want to check out as well.

South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival
Thursday, November 24, 2011 through Saturday, November 26, 2011

South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival on Thursday, November 24 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center from Noon until 10:00 p.m. The Bluegrass Music Festival in an enjoyable family-friendly atmosphere everyone is sure to enjoy. Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta
Saturday, November 26 2011, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The boat parade passes along the waterway from Little River to Dock Holidays Marina. Any location along the Intracoastal Waterway provides a perfect view of the parade. Drop off a new toy for the children of Horry County at any collection point in Little River or North Myrtle Beach.

La Belle Amie Vineyard Winter Blues Music Festival
Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Winter is almost here, and we think an afternoon of some hot blues music is just the ticket to welcome it. Great live music, a vineyard tour at 2:30 p.m., exotic spiced wine drinks, wine sampling, unique gift shop, prizes and more.

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MB Tee Time Specials

Myrtle Beach tee timesMyrtle Beach, South Carolina, is among the most prestigious golf destinations in America. It is home to over 110 championship golf courses that will challenge golfers of all skill levels. If you and your friends want to experience great golf at reduced rates check out our great deals on Myrtle Beach tee times going on now.

Come to Myrtle Beach and relax for the weekend while playing championship golf and dining at one of over 1,800 restaurants in the area. We offer many Myrtle Beach golf packages and Myrtle Beach tee times, so no matter where and when you want to hit the links there is a package and tee time waiting for you. There are some great deals going on right now for Myrtle Beach tee times and multi-round discounted tee times.

After playing a relaxing round of golf, you may enjoy attending the 8th Annual Murrells Inlet Oyster Roast taking place on Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. All-you-can-eat oyster tickets cost $30 each advance, $35 on Nov. 18 and 19. Oysters will be served 11:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. A menu of other food items (burgers, dogs, chowder and more), beer and soda are separately priced.  Free admission to this annual creek-front event. Entertainment. Event is rain or shine. Bring an oyster knife or buy one at the roast.

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Golf Package Specials

Myrtle Beach golfIt’s a beautiful time to visit the South Carolina coast to play Myrtle Beach golf with your family, your best bud or a whole group of friends. We have specials that offer a remarkable opportunity to play championship courses at phenomenal prices that nobody can beat! Here’s a sampling of some current specials we have on Myrtle Beach golf. Check our website for more!

Signature Package Specials
Courses include Heron Point, River Oaks, Indigo Creek, Rivers Edge, and Azalea Sands. Hands down this is the BEST VALUE Golf Package in Myrtle Beach!
3 Nights / 3 Rounds + Free Lunch & 2 Beers at Each Course Plus Free Pizzas!: As low as $189 for Golf and Lodging for 3 nights.
*Per golfer, based on quad occupancy staying in a 2 Bdrm Barefoot Resort Golf Villa. Tax and departure maid service included.

The Premiere Package
This package must be played in the MORNING to take advantage of these highly discounted rates! Courses include Arrowhead Country Club, Prestwick Country Club, Shaftesbury Glen and John Daly’s Wicked Stick.
5 Nights / 4 Rounds: As low as $330 for Golf and Lodging for 5 nights.
*Per golfer, based on quad occupancy staying in a 2 Bdrm Barefoot Resort Golf Villa. Tax and departure maid service included.

The Hangover
This package must be played in the AFTERNOON to take advantage of these highly discounted rates! Courses include Arrowhead Country Club, Prestwick Country Club, Shaftesbury Glen and John Daly’s Wicked Stick.
5 Nights / 4 Rounds: As low as $336 for Golf and Lodging for 5 nights.
*Per golfer, based on quad occupancy staying in a 2 Bdrm Barefoot Resort Golf Villa. Tax and departure maid service included.

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2011 Carolina Beach Music Awards Weekend

We know you’re into Myrtle Beach golf but if you’re into music too then you’ve picked a great time to come to Myrtle Beach. We have some hot events taking place that are worth checking out. The best part is won’t interfere with morning Myrtle Beach golf tee times!

Myrtle Beach golfThe 2011 Carolina Beach Music Awards Weekend is held from November 9-13, 2011. The awards show takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13 at Alabama Theatre. Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at the Alabama Theatre, by calling 1-800-342-2262 or you can purchase your tickets online @ Weekend passes will be available at the doors of participating clubs during show weekend only. Passes will be required for Friday night, Saturday night and the Sunday night at all participating clubs. Weekend Pass Cost is $50. If you are a member of the Carolina Beach Music Academy, the pass cost is $45.
Myrtle Beach golf (Must show membership card with picture ID to obtain discounts). Passes are not required for the following Saturday afternoon activities (Pig Picking, Music Showcase or during the Band Fair on Sunday). All of these events are open to the public. $7 donation for Pig Picking goes to CBMA Scholarship Foundation.

At 9 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2011, Los Lonely Boys will be playing at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.

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Golf Packages On a Budget

Myrtle Beach golf packagesDepending on what type of golf trip you are seeking, you can find some very unique Myrtle Beach golf packages offered even when you’re on a tight budget. Several provide three or far more rounds of golf plus accommodations and meals at a very affordable cost. Going during the off-season (after September and before May) will have you golfing within your means.

Golfing is probably the most popular sport, and not just any green is going to make the cut when you are trying to plan a golf trip. If you are seeking an attractive location to play, a spot to lodge, and a several extra perks, then it is wise to look into Myrtle Beach golf packages for the trip. The area offers over 110 courses for golfers to take pleasure in, while the lodging and Myrtle Beach golf packages offer some great deals.

A golf package with lodging integrated must consist of greens fees, lodging, cart charges, and even taxes. You will have a full list of lodging spots to choose from. How much you pay depends on what kind of lodging you want to stay in and how much golf you plan on playing as well as how many will be playing.

There are also Myrtle Beach golf packages which are just for the golfing, and do not cover lodging. This is a wonderful option for folks that reside in the area, but still want a good deal on their golf courses. Give us a call and we’ll let you know what specials we have on packages if you’re on a tight budget.

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Benefits of Learning Golf

Myrtle Beach golfIf you are thinking about taking up Myrtle Beach golf you’re probably wondering what the benefits are in learning the sport. There are many and we’ll tell about the main ones. When you’re ready to learn you’ll find lots of Myrtle Beach golf instructors in the area who would love to teach you the game. Here’s some excellent reasons for learning to play golf.

Mental Focus
Golf is a game of focus and strategy. You use your mind, your senses and your ability to time and coordinate movements at every step of the game. Training yourself to focus in this way will have useful applications not just in other sport, but also in other areas of your life.

Low-impact Exercise
Swinging a golf club works your arms, shoulders, lower back and your abdomen. Each hole on a given course can be separated by anywhere from 200 to over 700 yards. Unless you rent a cart, you’re going to be walking those yards and lugging around a bag full of clubs, too!

Teaches Respect
Golf is also a game of respect — for the rules as well as other players. Some would say that golf is the most ‘civilized’ or ‘dignified’ of sports. Even though you may want to ‘best’ your ‘competitors’, the person you’re really playing against is yourself.

Socializing and Networking
Myrtle Beach golf is a much more inclusive and accessible past time for the average person, as well as anyone else looking for an informal activity to share with friends, clients, partners, colleagues, etc., than it used to be. It’s a great social outlet to the point that communities are built around golf courses and lifelong friendships are made.

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Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament

Myrtle Beach golf packagesWe know if you’re visiting this time of year and you’re taking advantage of our Myrtle Beach golf packages, you’re having a glorious time. We want to remind you about some local events taking place over the next few days. Even if you’ve already purchased your Myrtle Beach golf packages you still might want to consider entering the tournament on Monday as it’s for a very good cause.

The Myrtle Beach Wine Festival is taking place at Market Common on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. There is free admission but all guests sampling must buy a Wine Fest tasting glass ($3) in order to sample over 120 wines (2 oz samples). There will be live entertainment and a variety of vendors as well.

On Monday, October 24, 2011, the Coastal Animal Rescue’s Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament will be held at Wachesaw Plantation Club. The tournament is limited to 100 players, registration includes greens fees, cart, goodie bags, on-course beverages, continental breakfast, lunch at the turn and hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar at the awards ceremony. Win a 2012 Nissan Murano Convertible from Grand Strand Nissan on the hole-in-one contest or win any of the great prizes, including restaurant gift cards, event tickets, and golf course passes. WPDE’s Ed Piotrowski and the CCU’s men golf team will be participating at the tournament. Fee is $125/player or $500 per team. Register on-line or call 843-651-2663 for more information. Sponsorships are also available. All proceeds benefit the animals at the Coastal Animal Rescue located in Murrells Inlet.

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Enjoy a Golfing Getaway This Fall

Myrtle Beach golfThere is no better time to get away to play Myrtle Beach golf than this time of year. South Carolina boasts of warm weather all year long and Myrtle Beach is truly the perfect destination. There are many rentals available with lower off-season rates.

When you come to play Myrtle Beach golf you’ll have all the comforts of home plus even more when you stay in our rentals. They’re fully furnished and decorated with the utmost care. They have fully equipped kitchens and in many cases, your own private pool, hot tub or Jacuzzi. You can spend your days on the course and your nights taking in the local nightlife. How awesome is that!

In addition, you can enjoy Myrtle Beach golf at some of the most prestigious golf courses in the United States as well as other activities such as nature walks, shopping, water sports and fine dining. This makes for an ideal getaway to relax and de-stress while enjoying, the greens, the beach atmosphere and everything else the area has to offer.

Regardless of how long you’re staying, you will find our accommodations are close to the courses, restaurants and all the other amusements and attractions. You’ll never be at a loss for things to do and can stay as active as you’d like or just kick back and relax doing absolutely nothing. After all, it’s your getaway.

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Autumn Brings Great Discounts on Golf Packages

Myrtle Beach golf packagesNow that summer is well behind us and autumn has arrived prices on golf vacations and Myrtle Beach golf packages are substantially less. Once summer vacations are past and schools are back in session, you’ll find there are far less people on the courses as well.

If you enjoy the cool clear days of early autumn then you may want to consider one of our Myrtle Beach golf packages. Fall colors are arriving which will provide a beautiful backdrop on many courses. Mornings are occasionally cool but afternoons frequently warm into the 70’s which to many people is the perfect temperature in which to play golf.

In the Grand Strand area there are over 110 great golf courses. The Myrtle Beach resorts provide a great mix of Myrtle Beach golf packages that will challenge the best players.

Myrtle Beach golf packagesMyrtle Beach golf packages can be booked anytime but the best discounts will be available now. While in the northern states many courses are closed by mid or late October our courses in coastal South Carolina are open year round.

No matter where you live in the country you can find great discount golf vacations available as winter approaches. We have regular specials on Myrtle Beach golf packages and other deals on our website. You’ll also find contact information to book great late season golf vacations.

Some upcoming events in the surrounding area you won’t want to miss are:
Oct. 1  Big Bands Sound Festival at La Belle Amie Vineyard
Little River, SC
Oct. 1 Live Oak Arts & Music Festival,
 Old Horry County Court House, Conway, SC
Oct. 8  Shrimp and Jazz Festival,
 Waterfront at Little River, SC
Oct. 8  Oktoberfest at the Boardwalk, Myrtle Beach

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Try These Beginner Golf Tips

Myrtle Beach golfThere are millions of people that play and enjoy Myrtle Beach golf. If you’ve never played or you are a beginner (We all have to start at some point!) here are some beginner tips that could help you. These are the basic fundamentals when playing Myrtle Beach golf.

Don’t forget that golf is a sport and you have to treat it as such in order to get better. That way you will practice harder and get better in understanding the fundamentals of the sport.

Tip #1 Work on your balance when swinging the golf club. Make sure you are positioned like you should be. You will know when you have achieved your perfect balance as your body automatically feels comfortable every time you maintain that stance. Balance is the foundation of golf as every swing depends on it.

Tip #2 Practice. Practice. Practice. It will make you a better player and help the principles of golf to become second nature to you. Make sure you practice regularly.

Myrtle Beach golfTip #3 Take lessons with a pro. If you can’t do this then find a high tech store where they can analyze your swing and give you feedback on what you are doing wrong, along with what you could improve on.

Tip #4 Make sure to play at your level. Do not start playing with experienced golfers. Play against beginners like yourself and take it slow. You will get better, but it won’t happen tomorrow.

At Myrtle Beach Golf we have many different golf packages and different Golf Specials are going on all the time. Check our web site frequently.

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