It’s puzzling why Tidewater Golf Club isn’t more widely recognized despite receiving glowing reviews from Golf Digest, Golfweek, and the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. Have you had a chance to play there yourself? See details below.
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The customer reviews on the aforementioned sites may not be convincing enough. Or maybe it’s something else?
KemperSports has added Tidewater Golf Club in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., to its growing portfolio, marking its expansion into the golf-rich Palmetto State.
KemperSports will bring its four decades of proven expertise in managing some of the country’s top golf facilities to strengthen Tidewater Golf Club’s reputation as the premier public golf experience on the Grand Strand.
Local architect Ken Tomlinson designed Tidewater Golf Club. Upon opening in 1990, the course was named “Best New Public Course” in America by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.
Since then, Tidewater Golf Club has continued to be one of the Myrtle Beach area’s most celebrated designs, earning additional awards and accolades from leading publications and organizations.
In 2022, the course was named South Carolina’s Golf Course of the Year by the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. Recently, the course appeared on
- Golf Digest’s 2023-2024 “Best in State” rankings and
- reached No. 7 on Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play 2023 State-By-State” list and
- No. 4 on GolfPass’ 2023 Golfers’ Choice list of best courses in South Carolina.
In 2014 the Kris Spence Golf Design restored the greens. New Miniverde bermudagrass has been installed at the course.