Why should you come to Myrtle Beach for the winter?

Myrtle Beach aficionados might take it for granted, being open year-round.

Other beach communities shut down when temperatures drop. That’s what makes Myrtle Beach different. With mild weather and thinner crowds than in peak season, you’ll have shorter lines at attractions, more space in restaurants, and a bit of an easier time snagging that round of golf.

Yes, golf. Here’s why Myrtle Beach is the place to be this winter for golf:

A break in the price. Often, you’ll get a lower green fee during the winter months. With that being said, winter golfers can get in on courses they might not have in the spring or fall.

Awesome course conditions. Grand Strand course crews overseed fairways to keep them green. Lots of area courses are green throughout, 12 months of the year.

Fewer rainouts. Spring is fabulous for golf, but also copious rain. December through March are drier, which keeps you from rainouts and days of recovery for soaked courses. 

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Although finding time on the links is priority one in most cases, you’ll find plenty of fun stuff to get into here in between rounds:

Top Golf: What’s a great activity in Myrtle Beach when you’re NOT on the golf course? Top Golf, of course. This expansive entertainment center has a high-tech driving range.

Barefoot Landing: Tons of great shops and places to eat along the Intracoastal Waterway. A great place for brunch and a walk.

Brittain Resorts hot tubs: All locations offer incredible pools (indoor and outdoor) and kids’ features. But after a long day of golf, what’s nicer than a hot tub on a cool night?

Broadway at the Beach: Keep the family entertained! You can spend hours browsing the shops, and make your own stop for drinks at Crocodile Rocks.

Dave and Buster’s. Great food, amazing staff. It’ll become your go-to spot for post-round drinks and entertainment. Everyone can have a blast here. 

PGA Super Store. Clubs, shoes, apparel, gear … it’s all here. You can even book a lesson here and shore up your game while you’re visiting the shore. 

 

Temperatures rarely drop below freezing in Myrtle Beach. Many January days are downright spring-like. Such a mild climate keeps locals and visitors active, on wide-open beaches, a variety of attractions, and on bike and hiking trails throughout the area.

It’s a great spot for golf of course - and happens to also be the minigolf capital of the world. Plus, there’s a wealth of excellent restaurants, such as:

Hook & Barrel: Local seafood, wine and spirits, and a funky atmosphere. A happy hour is an event at Hook & Barrel. Oysters and shrimp cocktail, filet and lobster, and more. 

Sobaya Japanese Bistro: A great experience of excellent, authentic Japanese cuisine and attentive service. A quaint spot that also has speedy take-out.

Villa Romana Italian Restaurant: Destined to become a fixture of your Myrtle Beach experience. Stuffed flounder is superb, but be sure to leave room for dessert.

Some Grand Strand courses are old favorites for many visitors. Others are still on the bucket list. Here are a few to consider for your next trip.

Arrowhead Country Club: It’s a pretty course with an interesting layout and beautiful greens. Impeccably maintained, and a bit of a hidden gem in the Grand Strand.

Myrtle Beach National: This lovely course brings the player the ultimate Myrtle Beach golf experience. It’s a popular course with near-faultless maintenance. 

Pine Lakes Country Club: A pleasant course with a reputation for excellent conditions and attentive staff. One of the most enjoyable courses in Myrtle Beach.

Breakers Building Exterior View

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