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Sea Trail Plantation - Byrd Course

211 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC
800-624-6601, 910-287-1100
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Ranked #13 of 13 Attractions in Sunset Beach
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Designed by William Byrd, this 18-hole, par 72 championship course measures 6,750 yards and is...
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: Designed by William Byrd, this 18-hole, par 72 championship course measures 6,750 yards and is built around several man-made lakes.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

I was met at the bag drop and greeted warmly. After checking in, I had to walk to the range to hit just a few balls before teeing off. Since I like to walk, this was not a big deal. I played the white tees, so the course wasn't too long for my abilities. The greens were fast and in... More 

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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The third best course at Sea Trail. The greens are very good and has a very interesting layout with some water holes and good trapping. It has some challenge but it all not beat you down. Cart paths are not good but renovation hopefully soon.

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Uxbridge, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I just returned from a "guys" week (16 of us). This was the 3rd of 3 days of golf at this property. The course layout was great, unfortunately the condition of this and the other 2 courses is so bad that it over shadows what can clearly be seen as a once great golf property. The greens might have been... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This resort went through a lengthy bankruptcy before it was purchased by a Chinese businessman. The Jones course had the bunkers reworked, but the bunkers on the Maples and Byrd courses are hard pan and rain washed. Greens and fairways on all courses are in fair shape, but all of the cart paths are in shambles and in desperate need... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I have be coming to play Sea Trails for 25 years. I have stayed on property and visited when staying at SunSet beach. This facility has had its share of financial problems over the years. All 3 courses have different fun layouts. I played the Byrd this week and had a tee time for the Jones.Sea Trails has new ownership... More 

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Sunset Beach, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Tricky with lots of bunkers. Shorter than Maples and Jones courses. Fast greens and plenty of wildlife to watch while waiting for your shot. Overseeded fairways.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Not for the beginner golfer! Great course, lovely views but make sure to be at your best. Everyone working there was very pleasant and freindly. If you love golf you need to play here.

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Mountaintop PA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We played the Byrd Course after a lousy experience in the morning at the Maples Course. The Byrd was much better. It was a decent layout and properly maintained. The Guys in the pro shop were a little rude when one member of our group inquired if they sold cigars (most pro shops do) but they dont. The Girl that... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Good distance from Myrtle Beach - course is definitely showing its age....would not recommend this (or its partner course) as a desired golf location....

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Southport, North Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

The Byrd Course at Sea Trail is a comfortable course -- challenging but not so challenging that you need to have an abundance of replacement balls. Although it was the dreaded "cart path only" when we played, the course was still reasonably easy to manage. Some of the houses are a wee bit close to the fairway so the OB... More 

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