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Lion's Paw Golf Links

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Address: Highway 17 W, Ocean Ridge Plantation, Sunset Beach, NC 28469
Phone Number: 800-233-1801
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Lion’s Paw® Golf Links. Designed by renowned architect Willard Byrd...
Lion’s Paw® Golf Links. Designed by renowned architect Willard Byrd, Lion’s Paw® is an open, hilly course that treats the golfer to spectacular views of a beautiful creek valley and its adjoining wetlands. Distinguished by towering hardwoods, bold contoured Mini Verde greens, spectacular water shots and mounds of sugar white sand marking deep bunkers and high embankments, this 18-hole layout in one of the Grand Strand’s most popular courses. Lion’s Paw® has multiple tee areas, more than 70 bunkers and generous mounding lining many fairways. The course has considerable elevation change throughout both nines. Water comes into play on 15 holes and beautiful wetland views can be seen from every hole. With oyster shells lining the lakes and creeks flowing across fairways, the layout is truly spectacular. Lion’s Paw® measures 7,003 yards from the blue tees with a slope of 138 and a 74.6 course rating. Other yardages, slopes and ratings are as follows: white tees: 6,457/130/71.6; gold tees: 5,872/121/68.2; and red tees: 5,363/118/69Lion’s Paw® earned 4-stars in Golf Digest’s prestigious Places To Play rankings. Other Awards and Distinction: Top 100 Fairways - Golf For Women magazine. Top 50 Courses in Myrtle Beach- Golf Digest. “A different, refreshing kind of challenge” - Golf Illustrated
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Great Golf Resort

Great combo of courses for low and high handicaps. Play all 4 (Lion's Paw, Tiger's Eye, Panther's Run, and Leopard's Chase) as a 4 round package is reasonably priced

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
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Ontario
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great combo of courses for low and high handicaps. Play all 4 (Lion's Paw, Tiger's Eye, Panther's Run, and Leopard's Chase) as a 4 round package is reasonably priced

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Shelby Twp. MI
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The course was in very nice shape and the greens were smooth and ran true. The course tends to play longer than the card suggests. Not a really woman friendly course for the recreational golfer. The water plays a prominent role and makes this more of a target golf course. Again a little challenging for the average recreational golfer. However,... More 

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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is a hard golf course, with water on 15 or 16 of the holes, a couple of tough water carry par threes, and a few narrow fairways. The new greens are great, but this is a lot more course than many of the golf package folks can handle; they would be much better off on Panther's Run.

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Trois-Rivières
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What was impressive other than golf was the greeting by the staff at the golf course.They were very friendly,attentive to your nedds and wanted you to have a good time as a priority.We were very impress also by the food.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This course is a good but not great course. It has some interesting holes, bust too many that you will not remember. A few holes are not layer out good, and makes them tough but not in a good way.Normally in good shape.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The have the new hybrid greens here and they are an exceptional putting surface. The course is hard but not too hard. Watch out for the gators.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great value for the money. The course was in great shape. The greens were fast and the staff was friendly and cooperative. Great golf experience.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

beautiful greens course well laid ;out. very scenic right across the nc state line management very nice good rates

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
7 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Wonderful greens. Tee Times are probably necessary... A bit pricer than other courses but they do have seasonal specials...Nice course.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We play Lion's Paw every year when we hold our annual Kings Point week of golf. It is a good and fair course with some interesting holes. Service in the pro shop is good. Price is reasonable.

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