We take a look at Heather Glen Golf Links on this edition of Tee It Up Grand Strand. Heather Glen is part of the Glens Gold Group and is located in Little River, South Carolina just minutes from the heart of Myrtle Beach. The historic 19th century Scottish design gives it a very unique look and feel compared to other course along the Grand Strand. From the time golfers enter the property they get the feel of being on a traditional Scottish golf links course. It is a great experience for golfers whether it is their first visit or they have played the course dozens of time.
Heather Glen Golf Course earned its first national ranking in 1987. Golf Digest named this Willard Byrd design the #1 New Public Course. Over the years since then the course has been recognized many, many times by various golf publications. Golf World named it a top 30 golf course in South Carolina (2010). Golf Styles magazine tabbed Heather Glen “Top 100 Must Play Courses In the Carolinas” (2006). It was also named 4-star “Places to Play” by Golf Digest in 2005). Obviously, Heather Glen is a course that needs to be on golfers list of places to play when they come to Myrtle Beach.
Heather Glen Golf Links is a 27-hole facility that provides a tremendous environment for golfers of all ages and ability levels. Each 9 hole course is unique from the others yet blend together quite nicely. The experience golfers feel on the golf course is fantastic. Set against a background of native oaks, towering pines, freshwater ponds and meandering streams makes for a memorable round of golf for all its visitors.
The putting surfaces are Tif Dwarf Bermuda are always kept in great shape that keeps the ball rolling to the hole. Golfers playing Heather Glen always compliment the quality of the greens and remark how fun the are to putt. From tee to green the fairways are receptive and rolling but don’t get too comfortable as they are also guarded by fairway bunkers and large waste areas that await wayward tee shots. The hazards outline the fairways and provide quite a view from the tee boxes. For more information about Heather Glen Golf Links and all of the courses in the Glens Golf Group visit the website www.glensgolfgroup.com. Call the golf shop directly at 800-868-4536 to make a tee time.
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