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Lady Chants finish sixth at 15-team Missouri tourney

The Coastal Carolina women’s golf team turned in the 10th-best round in program history on Tuesday en route to a sixth-place finish at The Johnie Imes Invitational, played at The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Mo. The Chanticleers closed the tournament with an even-par round of 288 and totaled a three-round score of 12-over 876 (292-296-288). The 876 score tally ties as the fourth-best 54-hole... 

Elliott shoots 44 to lead Lady Chiefs over Aynor

Thursday’s showdown between the North Myrtle Beach and Aynor High girls golf teams came down to a single stroke at Black Bear Golf Club. Led by medalist Madison Elliott’s round of 44 over nine holes, the Lady Chiefs tallied a team total of 218 to edge the Lady Blue Jackets in cool weather and wet conditions. Elliott was joined on the scorecard by teammates Kyle Chandler (49), Erin Heshelman... 

Report: Johnson, Gretzky expecting their first child

After putting down his golf bag, Dustin Johnson may be carrying a diaper bag in the near future. The former Coastal Carolina golfer and Myrtle Beach resident is on the verge of becoming a father as his fiance, Pauline Gretzky, posted a picture on Instagram this week revealing that she is pregnant. The two have been engaged for over a year but have not yet announced a wedding date. “@djohnsonpga... 

New MB Fall Classic opens top courses to local golfers

The Myrtle Beach Fall Classic will debut this November, giving golfers the opportunity to conclude their 2014 season by competing on some of the Grand Strand’s and America’s best courses. The inaugural Myrtle Beach Fall Classic, a two-person team event, will be played Nov. 17-20. The event is highlighted by a golf course lineup that includes the Fazio and Norman courses at Barefoot, Caledonia... 

Floridian claims three-way playoff for World Am title

Dennis Rasku of Pompano Beach, Fl., made a net birdie (gross par) on the first hole to win a 3-way, sudden death playoff and the World Championship Playoff at 31st annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club. Rasku, a 9 handicap, Tony Wallace, a 5 handicap from Fayetteville, N.C., and Ben Hamby, a 7 handicap from Winter Springs, Fla., all shot net 72s to... 

Burgess, Gore, Hillard join MB Golf Hall of Fame elite

Doc Burgess, Critt Gore and George Hilliard were inducted into the Myrtle Beach Golf Hall of Fame Sunday evening at Pine Lakes Country Club. Established to pay tribute to the men and women who have played significant roles in the development of the Myrtle Beach area golf industry, the Hall of Fame was founded in 2009. “Doc Burgess, Critt Gore and George Hilliard were vital to Myrtle Beach’s growth... 

Thousands invade Strand courses for 31st World Am

Thinking about trying to squeeze in a couple of round of golf before Labor Day weekend? Think again. … unless you are playing in the 31st annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship More than 60 of the Grand Strand’s 100 golf courses have tee times tied up for the World Am, aka Everyman’s Major, aka the Sandbagger’s Classic. Whatever you call it, it’s the world’s... 

Caledonia, Dunes Club lead local links on Top 100 list

Four Myrtle Beach golf courses  courses have earned a spot on Golf Magazine’s list of the “Top 100 Courses You Can Play,” a biennial ranking of the nation’s best public courses that was unveiled in the September issue of the magazine. Additionally, the Grand Strand dominated the magazine’s list of the “Best Courses Near You,” a ranking of public courses in each state. “Myrtle Beach... 

Report: Johnson’s leave of absence linked to cocaine

Former Coastal Carolina All-American and PGA Tour player Dustin Johnson’s decision to take a leave of absence from the PGA Tour comes after he tested positive for cocaine for a second time, according to a report by Golf.com. According to the report, Johnson failed three drug tests – two for cocaine in 2012 and this year, and one for marijuana in 2009. The report claims Johnson is suspended... 

Legends’ Moorland Course named top layout for 2014

The Moorland Course at Legends Resort  has been named Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association Course of the Year. The MBAGCOA evaluates Golf Course of the Year nominees on four criteria: exceptional quality of the golf course, exceptional quality of the ownership and management, outstanding contribution to the community, and significant contribution to the game. By virtue of winning the award,... 
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