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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Thistle Golf Estates is an exclusive golf and residential community, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, offering a... more » Owner description: Thistle Golf Estates is an exclusive golf and residential community, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, offering a limited 145 custom golf estates on 27 magnificent holes. Enjoy the finest in country club living with a luxury resort lifestyle, surrounded by an idyllic nature preserve, acres of wildflowers wetlands, and rare wildlife. « less
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Ranked #5 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Designed by Rees Jones, this 18-hole championship course has a course rating of 72.4 and slope of 132.
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Lion’s Paw® Golf Links. Designed by renowned architect Willard Byrd, Lion’s Paw® is an open, hilly course that treats the... more » Owner description: 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 « less
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Ranked #7 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Tiger’s Eye Golf Links, one of the crown jewels at Ocean Ridge Plantation, is an upscale daily-fee 18-hole golf course carved... more » Owner description: Tiger’s Eye Golf Links, one of the crown jewels at Ocean Ridge Plantation, is an upscale daily-fee 18-hole golf course carved from a virgin pine and hardwood forest in Sunset Beach, N.C.Designed by golf course architect and land planner Tim Cate, Tiger’s Eye is one of four championship layouts at Ocean Ridge Plantation — Panther’s Run, Cate’s first solo effort, Lion’s Paw and Leopard’s Chase.Tiger's Eye has been recognized by several national golf publications as being among the best courses in the country. The layout has been consistently ranked among Golf Digest’s “Top 100 Public Golf Courses in America”. It is also Number 3 on Golf Digest's list of "Top 50 Courses in Myrtle Beach" and has earned 4 1/2 stars in their prestigious Places to Play rankings. Tiger's Eye was also ranked No. 6 in the state of North Carolina by Golfweek magazine. « less
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Ranked #8 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
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Ranked #9 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
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Ranked #11 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Panther's Run Golf Links was born to be a different breed of golf. Winding it's way throughout a pristine nature preserve,... more » Owner description: Panther's Run Golf Links was born to be a different breed of golf. Winding it's way throughout a pristine nature preserve, this magnificent Tim Cate design is one of The Grand Strand's all-time favorite layouts. Now featuring brand new MiniVerde greens, this Big Cat is groomed to perfection and ready to help you hunt some birdies. « less
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Ranked #12 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Nominated among the "Best New Resort Courses in America" by Golf Digest, this Dan Maples-designed course measures 6,751 yards... more » Owner description: Nominated among the "Best New Resort Courses in America" by Golf Digest, this Dan Maples-designed course measures 6,751 yards from the back tees. « less
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Ranked #13 of 13 attractions in Sunset Beach
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Designed by William Byrd, this 18-hole, par 72 championship course measures 6,750 yards and is built around several man-made... more » 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. « less
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