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Golf Magazine’s Top 100 list for 2014

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The September issue of Golf Magazine just hit the stands which includes there “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list. Golf Magazine’s biennial list of America’s “Top 100 You Can Play,” is a ranking of the best public-access courses in America. The Love Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf was once again ranked, moving up one spot to #85.

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“When Barefoot initially opened its fairways, some skeptics wondered if Davis Love III would be capable of crafting a course that was equal to more highly regarded architects Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and Greg Norman, who also designed courses at Barefoot. Turns out Love bettered most of America with his work at Barefoot. With its generous landing areas, creative layout, and Donald Ross-inspired greens complexes, the Love Course is among the area’s most popular and playable layouts. The faux ruins of an old plantation home anchor the fourth through sixth holes and provide the take home memories for many players”Chris King, Editor for Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday

 

top_100_Play 1Three other area golf courses were herald with the distinction of being named in the biennial “Top 100” list. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (#27), The Dunes Club (#47) and True Blue (#77) a newcomer to the list. Caledonia is a Mike Strantz design, routed along a stunning piece of property. Strantz carved a masterpiece between soaring live oak trees draped in Spanish moss and alligator-filled, lowcountry water that used to feed thriving rice plantations. Caledonia’s finishing hole is the area’s most recognizable. The 18th plays over water to a green that rests in the shadow of an antebellum style clubhouse, where golfers gather to watch fellow players finish. The Dunes Club is a Robert Trent Jones Sr. masterpiece. If you are a fan of classic architecture, smooth, fast greens, and a daunting challenge, The Dunes Club is a must play.  The layout recently hosted the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship.  True Blue, also a Strantz design and located adjacent to Caledonia, is a newcomer to the list. Golf Magazine said of True Blue, “Hole to hole, the variety is astounding. The course is mostly open, with beauty and menace mingling with lakes, marshland and plenty of scrub-filled natural sandy areas … Rarely has golf architecture had a shaper as artful as Strantz. The full measure of his formidable skill is on display at True Blue.”

 


 

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Myrtle Beach the “Golf Capitol of the World,” continually produces some of the nation’s best golf courses. The destination has been renowned for offering some of the game’s best value, being herald at the “Best Golfing Destination” by USA TODAY / 10best.com.

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1st Team Barefoot Junior Golf Team

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It is with great pleasure we announce to you our first ever Junior Golf Team here at Barefoot! With the school year drawing to a close and summer right around the corner, we are extremely excited to offer such a great opportunity to the youth within our community.

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20th Annual Monday After the Masters

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The team led PGA Tour star Jim Furyk and Hootie & the Blowfish guitarist Mark Bryan won the 20th annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am title with an 18-under par score of 54 at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Course Monday.

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Why choose Barefoot for your next Golf Vacation

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Confused when looking for the perfect place to book your next Golf Vacation in Myrtle Beach? Allow Barefoot Resort to help make this decision easier. Quality, Value and Customer Service levels above and beyond the guests experience are offered to every golfer that visits Barefoot Resort. We have Four Championship Golf Courses including the ‘Golf Course of the Year’ conveniently located at one facility within minutes of fine dining, shopping and entertainment. Please see below for more information to help you see why your choice needs to be Barefoot Resort on your next golf trip.

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The Dye Course named 2013 ‘Golf Course of the Year’

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The Dye Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf has won 2013 Myrtle Beach “Course of the Year”, from a vote of the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association membership at the July meeting. In August The Dye Course has added onto the prestige, being named the 2013 SC Golf Course of the Year by the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association Board of Directors.

The Dye Course is one of four courses that were opened simultaneously on April 13, 2000. This is the only time a developer has opened four new courses at the same time in the United States. For the past 11 years the Dye Club has been the host site of the Monday after the Masters Tournament, the largest single day charity golf tournament in South Carolina.

The Dye Course is a Pete Dye layout of 7,343 yards that has regularly been named one of the nation’s “Top 100 Courses” by Golf Magazine, Golf Digest and Golfweek. Most recently, the SC Golf Course Ratings Panel ranked it on there “Best You Can Play on Grand Strand” list in 2013.

“Our staff is the backbone of our success and their efforts continue to make our facility one of the most sought after resorts in the country. Each and every one of them is committed to giving our guests and members alike an experience they will remember. Be assured of our continued dedication with the purpose of achieving the best quality product for all visitors to the Myrtle Beach area” Jeff Diehl, Head Golf Professional at The Dye Club noted.

“We are confident we will only further enhance Myrtle Beach’s image as the Golf Capital of the World and are looking onward to the state and national levels” Director of Marketing, Rich Bartram stated.

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Dye Club to Host Championship Playoff at 30th Annual World Am

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Dye Club to Host Championship Playoff at 30th Annual World Am

The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort will host the World Championship on August 30, dawning the overall winner of the 30th annual World Am. The Dye Club has been ranked among America’s Top 100 public courses and is a worthy replacement to TPC Myrtle Beach, the previous host for the past three years. “The Dye Club is an ideal venue to conclude the 30th annual Golf.com World Amateur Handicap Championship,” remarked tournament director Jeff Monday, “The golf course is among the best in America, and it’s a big-event facility. A field of nearly 3,500 golfers will be narrowed to flight winners, and the Dye Club will identify the most deserving champion.”

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Three Magical Days in the Fall…

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Most people spend their whole golfing careers, never able to obtain the elusive Hole-In-One. Depending upon where your sources are gathered, the general odds for an amateur to make one are roughly 1 in 12,000. For those fortunate enough to take claim to one, it is something they will remember and cherish for the rest of their lives, even after they succumb to giving up the sport.

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