LEGENDS Golf Course, Myrtle Beach SC
PO Box 2038
Myrtle Beach, SC 29578

Legends in Myrtle Beach is actually 6 18 hole EXCELLENT golf courses. Heathland (My Favorite), a Links style designed by Tom Doak, Moorland, Stadium Style, desigened by Pete Dye, Parkland, a 7140 yard design by Allister MacKenzie (designed Augusta National) and George Thomas (Riveria Country Club), Marsh Harbor, marshy target golf, designed by Dan Maples, Oyster Bay, another Links Style course, designed by Dan Maples and Heritage Club, a Magnolia Tree Style course with plenty of water, whose designer was not mentioned. I played the Heathland and Moorland courses. Since I prefer Links style courses, I liked the Heathland best and shot my lowest score there (92), but felt like I had played well enough to be in the mid 80's. The Moorland course was designed to torture golfers, and it had that effect on me, generating double bogies. The assistant pro bet me that I would have trouble shooting par on the 16th 245 yard par 4. I said no way. Then, as I stood on the 16th tee box, I remembered what he had said, and thought "Oh shit!" Pardon my French, but a photo of the 14th hole is below. I got a 6, when I missed the green from the tee and again missed it on the 2d shot. My 3d shot went on but rolled off into a bunker - so it was on in 4 and down in 6.

Heathland and Moorland were excellent courses, the grounds and courses were in perfect shape, the staff excellent and the famous David Leadbetter Golf School is there, also. (Famous if you watch the Golf Channel)My handicap is 20, and these courses provided challenge to myself, and the people I was playing with, one of whom had a 9 handicap, but shot the same score as I did on Moorlands! I enjoyed playing them and will play them again, after I play the other 4 I have yet to experience. The Heathland Course is rated as one of the TOP 10 in the world. And I shot 1 over my handicap on it! Rental clubs were Calloway Steelhead woods and irons. Green fees range from $80 - $120, the clubhouse and pro shop are outstanding. It seamed that almost 1 out of 2 people in Myrtle Beach were there to play golf. It is a Golfers Town!