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Myrtle Beach Golf Packages

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Want to mix a few rounds of golf into your vacation? If the answer is yes, there is no better place to plan your next trip than Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. With just about a 100 golf courses to choose from and the majority of them open to the public its no wonder many consider Myrtle Beach as the “golf capital of the world”. Popular courses such as TPC Myrtle Beach (designed by Tom Fazio), the Dunes Golf Club (Robert Trent Jones), and River’s Edge Golf Course (Arnold Palmer) are enough to make any amateur feel like a professional. However, before you pack those bags its wise to invest in a Myrtle Beach golf package.

In doing so you will not only save on the cost of greens fees, cart fees, and possibly golf balls (for you hazard players), but also your stay in a resort, condominium or hotel as well. With occasional discounts involving restaurants, shopping, and other tourist activities a Myrtle Beach golf package is the #1 way to plan a golfing vacation. Even if you are planning a trip for 16 or more golfers you may even receive free rounds of golf as a thank you in return. Although you may want to keep that to yourself.

You can find several deals to accommodate all your needs. Whether your trip can only consist of a 4day/3night stay or you have the abilities to take an entire week for a vacation. How would you like to plan a trip for four at the Barefoot Golf Course Villas. Enjoying 7days/6nights of South Carolina weather in one of the most popular resorts in all of Myrtle Beach. Taking in three rounds at the Barefoot golf courses designed by golfing greats Davis Love III, Greg Norman, and Tom Fazio. Then choosing 3 additional rounds at any of the six Legends courses which includes the popular TPC Myrtle Beach where golfing legends Gary Player, Tom Watson, and several others who have played there over the course of time. All of this together in a Myrtle Beach golf package from only $600 per person.

If your schedule only allows a weekend getaway for 4days/3nights the vacation could consist of three rounds golfing at courses like Blackmoor Golf Club the signature course of Gary Player that is 6,614 in length built along the Waccamaw River. Include another 36 holes between Arrowhead Country and Avocet at Wild Wing Plantation both considered as premier courses in Myrtle Beach. Then add your stay in a Golf Course Villa and the total cost for this little getaway would run from only $216 per person.

All those prices already include taxes, lodging costs, and inspections fees into the package deal. Trips like the ones explained above could cost well over $1,000 per person if you went out and reserved everything separately without even considering taxes and in-room inspection fees which can run $100-$300 combined. So the next time you plan on taking a golfing vacation and want to get the most out of your money, make sure you enjoy the savings of a Myrtle Beach golf package.

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Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

New Developments in Myrtle Beach Real Estate!

Myrtle Beach is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States, and is one of the major destinations for new construction catering to retirees. It was a major vacation destination during the ’80s and ’90s, and holds a lot of memories for the people who are retiring now – memories of romantic nights on the beaches when they were younger, playing with the kids in the water parks, and more.

As the population has aged, Myrtle Beach has adjusted to match – it’s one of the premier golfing destinations in the country, with tier one and tier two golf courses, some exclusive and some public. There are plenty of activities to entertain, from festivals to a top flight orchestra, to, well, the strand that made the place famous in the first place.

If you’re looking to buy into Myrtle Beach, either as a vacation home, moving here to enjoy the lovely weather and raise a family, or to buy a condo for retirement, there’s a lot the city has to offer. New developments, to the tune of several million square feet of living space are opening up all the time, and existing home sales – bucking the trend across the country – remain brisk.

If you want a custom home, there are developments for all price ranges, from Centre Point to more upscale developments on the northern side of town, some with integrated shopping and activity centers.

If you’re looking for a sleepy, quiet neighborhood to raise your children, Myrtle Beach can cover that as well – one benefit of the growing real estate market is a good tax base to fund the local school district, and the Myrtle Beach chamber of commerce knows full well that building a dynamic community requires getting young professionals into the housing market and putting down roots. They’ve seen what happened to Augusta and Dade County, and are taking proactive measures to keep Myrtle Beach dynamic and appealing for every age demographic.