Top 50 List Names The Best Of The Grand Strand’s 117 Golf Courses
October 11, 2005, Pawleys Island, S.C. – Pawleys Plantation’s Jack Nicklaus – designed golf course is one of the Grand Strand’s best courses, according to Golf Digest’s panel of raters, a group of 800-plus low-handicap golfers. The panel placed Pawleys Plantation solidly within the Grand Strand’s top 20 courses, ranking it number 17 on Golf Digest’s "first-ever" list of the "Top 50 Courses Of Myrtle Beach." The list appears in the November issue of the magazine and online at golfdigest.com/myrtle.
"It’s very exciting to be so highly regarded by Golf Digest’s raters,” said Jann Walker, director of marketing at Pawleys Plantation. "These are the same players that rank ‘America’s 100 Greatest Courses’ and they use a very impartial, nonpolitical approach, selecting courses solely on their merits. So, it is particularly gratifying to see that they appreciate all the great qualities of our Jack Nicklaus golf course and hold it in so high esteem."
For more information about Pawleys Plantation call 877-763-7341 or visit their Web site at www.pawleysplantation.com.
About Pawleys Plantation
Pawleys Plantation, a 582-acre resort and golf course community in Pawleys Island, S.C., is nestled among moss-draped oaks, natural wetlands and salt marshes. Bordered on the south by a 600-acre nature preserve, Pawleys Plantation is the South Carolina Lowcountry’s finest property offering visitors local catering, beautiful banquets, and an elegant 4,500 square foot ballroom. Pawleys Plantation also offers one of the Grand Strand’s premier meeting facilities at its 6,500 square foot conference center.
Conveniently located near a wide variety of cultural and recreational amenities, Pawleys Plantation is approximately one hour from Charleston, S.C., a city well known for its Southern grace and charm; the historic port of Georgetown, S.C., is less than 15 minutes south on U.S. 17. More than 100 golf courses and 1,000 restaurants are in nearby Myrtle Beach.
Pawleys Plantation has been recognized as one of South Carolina’s best sites for corporate retreats, private vacations and golf getaways. The nation’s top golf publication, Golf Digest applauded Pawleys Plantation’s "spacious and private villa accommodations â?¦ along with fine clubhouse dining and after-round relaxation in the Palmetto Pub." While Convention South, wrote about meetings on the rise at Pawleys Plantation Golf and Country Club, T&L Golf Magazine rated Pawleys Plantation among the top three places to stay for golf groups.
More information is also available online at www.PawleysPlantation.com or by calling Pawleys Plantation at (800) 367-9959.
Jamie Wilburn or Chrissy Selwa, LHWH PR