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Address: 4980 Barefoot Resort Bridge Road, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Phone Number: +1 855-348-4372
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Seven holes along the Intracoastal Waterway highlight Greg Norman's design...
Seven holes along the Intracoastal Waterway highlight Greg Norman's design at Barefoot Resort framed by the site's original vegetation, each hole enhances the beauty of its natural vistas.Combined with open green complexes and fairways running up to the sand, the Norman course presents a stunning challenge for any golfer.The stunning waste areas and the site's natural vegetation were used to frame each hole. The course resembles one found in the deserts of the Southwest, without the desert. For example, one hole has fairways that flow into the native areas surrounding the course while another hole features fairway and a partial rough transitioning into the native areas. A third distinction is a formal rough that encompasses the entire golf hole. There are no angular or artificial lines in the shape of the course. Bunkers have sloping white faces (similar to a MacKenzie style golf course) with intermittent sod wall bunkering at strategic locations throughout the course.The Norman Course is a Par 72, approximately 7,200 yards long and was designed with Norman's philosophy to bring into play the"bump and run" shots around the greens. This will give the player the option to play a number of different shots.The greens are gently undulating and consist of an average green area of 6,300 square feet. The green surfaces consist of a Champion UltraDwarf Grass. Tees and Fairway consist of GN-1, which is a hybrid turf developed by Greg Norman Turf. The approach areas are Tifdwarf grass.
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Nice golf course

A very hard course-pretty narrow-but interesting. Comes up against the intercoastal waterway for the last 4 holes. The back 9 was more interesting than the front.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Our family stayed at a condo here and loved it. We had a two bedroom condo with two bathrooms, kitchen, dinning and living room. It was close to the pool and grilling area. There was a trolley that passed by to drop you off at the beach and back. The schedule for pick up and drop of was not to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Played the course with my family, my wife and the kids(12,15,17). The staff was really great and the layout of the course is really good. I was a bit afraid that houses would be in play on several holes, but mostly this is not the case. There are fairly wide fairways. Greens were ok, but they recently put sand on... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Course is in very good shape. It isn't a particularly difficult course, but it certainly does have some holes and pin placements that get your attention!~

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Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A very hard course-pretty narrow-but interesting. Comes up against the intercoastal waterway for the last 4 holes. The back 9 was more interesting than the front.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The course is in terrible condition. The fairways don't have grass, the greens seem dead. There was a fungus everywhere. The landscaping around empty hole is 100% neglected. At best, a lower-level municipal course quality But we accommodations, however, are nice. But I would never play the courses again.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We played this course twice as part of a guys golf trip (5 rounds at Barefoot in 4 days). Of the 4 courses, I would say this was definitely the least interesting. There are 2 or 3 holes along the inter-coastal which are very scenic but most of the other holes wind through condominium complexes. If it wasn't for the... More 

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a group of 4 play all 4 Barefoot courses for the second consecutive year, and I have a new ranking: 1. Love 2A. Dye 2B. Fazio 4. Norman 2 years in a row we played the Norman course first thing in the morning, and it was soaking wet both times. No, it wasn't the dew (like the golf... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Too bad that the greenside bunkers are full of small rocks (pebbles). As a result, the greens are peppered with them as they get sprayed much farther than normal sand. If you don't mind "clearing" all of the pebbles in the line of your putt, then ignore my advice and play it.

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Stow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I played the Norman Course on a Wednesday afternoon. The website quoted $55 green fees on Wednesdays but that rate was not offered to me. I paid $105. Apparently I had to reserve a tee-time online to receive the lower rate. Started off by myself but joined a few other guys as play was exceedingly slow. The course is in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Played midweek with a mid-morning tee time, arranged the day prior. Drove to range before showing at the pro shop. No problems. Staff was very friendly, all around. Course was in impeccable shape. I'm a high-handicapper and can only compare with a few other MB courses but only saw one area under repair on the entire course (#18 tee boxes--all... More 

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