A Golf Magazine poll has found what many golf vacationers to the Grand Strand have already discovered - Myrtle Beach is a favorite golf destination.

Visitors to Golf.com, a subsidiary of Golf Magazine, have selected Myrtle Beach as their favorite U.S. golf destination in its 2015 readers’ choice awards, according to a news release.

Additionally, Myrtle Beach was chosen as the top U.S. destination for value and the best for buddy trips. The editors at Golf.com cited Myrtle Beach for offering variety and value to golfers.

“For decades, players from around the world have enjoyed the Myrtle Beach area’s beautiful courses with a variety that appeals to players of every skill level,” Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, said in prepared comments.

“A number of our courses are public, thereby ensuring that a golf trip to the Myrtle Beach area is quite affordable," Dean said. "We thank all the readers who chose the Myrtle Beach area as their favorite golf destination in the U.S.”

Below are the top 10 favorite U.S. golf destinations, as chosen by visitors to Golf.com:

·         Myrtle Beach, S.C.

·         Southern Oregon

·         Gaylord, Mich.

·         Central Oregon

·         Montgomery/Auburn-Opelika, Ala.

·         Traverse City, Mich.

·         Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz.

·         Williamsburg, Va.

·         Florida Panhandle/Alabama Gulf Coast

·         Orlando, Fla.


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