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The Founders Club

7829 Ocean Hwy 117, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 (Formerly The Sea Gull Golf Club)
843 237 4285
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Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Owner description: One of the oldest courses on the Southern Strand, this club offers large greens, and no parallel holes; two characteristics that tend to be absent... more » Owner description: One of the oldest courses on the Southern Strand, this club offers large greens, and no parallel holes; two characteristics that tend to be absent from many of the modern courses at Myrtle Beach. « less
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I bet that this course in its prime was a great good course but it seems like it hasn't gotten a lot of TLC over the years. Not a lot of regular cart paths, you have to drive around in these large waste bunkers that line the fairway, which actually reminded me of the scene in Terminator 2 where they... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This layout is odd. You must cross roads between green and the next tee almost every hole. Sometimes the way to the next tee is obscure and you just have to guess if you aren't familiar with the course. On one hole, you actually have to drive down the road a little way. There are a couple of nice holes,... More

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

After playing Caledonia and Heritage, played Founders for the first time. I'm afraid it will go on my "I've played it once and never need to play it again" list. Nothing wrong with the staff - all pleasant and professional. And the layout is not bad, it just was kind of "scruffy". The greens especially were poor. It has a... More

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North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Played this course during Veterans Tournament and will not return. The course was soaking wet with terrible greens and lots of muddy waste areas to drive around in. Driving range consisted of a couple of mats and large net.

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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Well, I've never driven in so many waste bunkers to get to a ball on the fairway before. This course is uniquely designed with very little water and LOTS of hard packed sand in waste bunkers. It was ok but almost seemed repetitive after a while. A lot of holes looked like cow pastures with a weird mix of grass... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I enjoyed this course , first time the rough was sand. Loved the challenge. There was a lot of water trees and bunkers to give you a hard time the staff was friendly and polite... I will play again. Check local papers for coupons ... have fun

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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31 attraction reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Average rating may be somewhat generous. Played several times but first time in about 3 yrs. Fairways were very thin; had not been over seeded. Many of the greens had bare areas and had been painted green. Staff are professional and courteous. Clubhouse and pro shop are very nice. In summary, it will probably be another few yrs until I... More

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Lakefield, Canada
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147 reviews 147 reviews
28 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I really enjoyed this course and its many challenges. We were met and nicely greeted at the bag drop off. Our carts were prepared and in good running order.The pro shop was perfect and had some reasonable sales. Being a part owner of a local resort , we are given 8-10 courses to play while we spend our winters here,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This has to be one of the best and most unique layouts in Myrtle Beach. This course offers a lot of elevation change, and some great visual deception based on the both how the bunkers are set up and water cutting into play. I would highly recommend this course for any golf vacation. Even the drive time isn't bad, 40... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Played here because the people who setup our golf trip suggested it. Tees are awful. Fairways are awful. Greens were slow and slow. Local track up and down. Had to cross roads 15 different times which isn't a huge deal however the local backyards that backup to the course are a sight to see. Not resort style. Staff was nice.... More

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