You will find that Pawley's Island golf courses are some of the most beautiful options along the Grand Strand. A major course to try is Caldonia Golf Club. Since this club opened in 1995, major golf reviews keep naming this club as one that dedicated golfers must visit. When it opened, Golf Digest named it the "5th Best New Public Course in America." Golf Magazine recently placed it #30 on its list of "Top 100 You Can Play." Designed by Mike Stranz, this course continues to offer natural beauty and a challenging round of golf. You can take the longest tee and play 6526 for a par 70.
Willbrook Plantation Golf Club is another challenge among Pawley's Island golf courses. Planted with Bermuda grass, this course plays very fast. It ranks among the best courses in the Southeast. Recently it made 25th place in the top 50 golf courses for women, as stated in Golf for Women magazine. This course offers a good challenge for everyone from rank beginners to those who play at a championship level. The longest tee plays at 7155 yards with a 72 par. Many love the friendly staff. Many golfers return year after year to play this favorite course on the Grand Strand.
If you are looking for a challenge, you need to try the River Club at Litchfield. Among Pawley's Island golf courses, this one attracts golfers who return year after year to try another round. The designer was Tom Jackson. Golfers encounter 15 holes with some sort of water hazard. Over 100 sand bunkers dot the landscape. The key to this course is making an accurate approach shot. Many consider the 18th hole with its two water hazards to be among the best in the entire region. You can challenge yourself on the longest tee with 6677 yards on a par 72.
Jack Nicklaus' signature course at Pawley's Plantation Golf and Country Club is another one to put on your list of Pawley's Island golf courses to try. This course uses natural hazards to its advantage. The course winds through the natural salt marshes. Using the pine trees and mature oaks, this truly breathtaking golf course is a challenge to golfers of all levels. Many consider the par 3, 13th hole a particular challenge. If you are ready to try your hand, you can play the longest tee at 7026 yards with a par 72.