Self-Proclaimed 'Golf Capital of the World' also Famous for Putt-Putt Courses

Terry Massey

By , Local Expert, Myrtle Beach
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More than 100 championship golf courses are a short driving distance from Myrtle Beach, but you can putt-putt your way up and down the Grand Strand at some of the many miniature golf courses. As a top vacation destination with an affinity for golf, Myrtle Beach naturally has dozens of putt-putt courses to choose from. With themes ranging from prehistoric dinosaurs, shipwrecked pirates and exploding volcanoes, the miniature golf craze is alive and well in Myrtle Beach. And it's not just kid's play; some of the top national and international tournaments are held right here on the Strand, like the nationally televised U.S....  Read more »

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    Shark Attack Adventure Golf

    Shark Attack is the only place on the Strand where you can play oceanfront putt-putt.

    Local Expert Tip: "Things get a bit busy downtown during the summer months, so you might want to hit third place earlier in the day to avoid longer lines."

     
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    Mutiny Bay Golf

    Mutiny Bay's design stands out among the many pirate-themed putt-putt courses on the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Visitors to can purchase discounted passes to sister course Cancun Lagoon in Myrtle Beach."

     
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    Cancun Lagoon Miniature Golf

    The unique indoor/outdoor layout makes this one of the most creative courses on the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Guests can play all day for a small additional charge, a more tempting offer due to the air conditioning."

     
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    Mount Atlanticus Minotaur Golf

    Mount Atlanticus is one of the oldest and most popular putt-putt courses on the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to take a swing at the 19th hole; a hole in one is rewarded with a lifetime pass."

     
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    Hawaiian Rumble

    Hawaiian Rumble hosts international tournaments but is also a nice challenge for Average Joes.

    Local Expert Tip: "Tell family and friends to tune in online and watch you play the first hole via video webcam."

     
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    Shipwreck Island Adventure Golf

    Shipwreck Island is one of the newest and more modern courses on the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Shipwreck Island adjoins the Midway Par-3 course so more serious golfers can play it while the fun-lubbers go putt-putting."

     
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    MayDay Golf

    The unique theme and layout make MayDay Golf one of the top courses on the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Choose from two courses - MayDay Mountain and Rescue Falls - or play both for a discounted price."

     
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    Captain Hook's Adventure Golf

    The unique storyline and layout make Captain Hook's a popular pick for children.

    Local Expert Tip: "A hole-in-one on the 18th hole is good for a free round."

     
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    Jurassic Golf

    Jurassic Golf boasts the only animated dinosaurs permanently located along the Grand Strand.

    Local Expert Tip: "Jurassic Golf's beautiful design makes it a great place for family vacation photos."

     
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    Jungle Safari Golf

    Jungle Safari is especially fun for small children who love to see exotic (albeit fake) animals.

    Local Expert Tip: "Outback Steakhouse next door allows awaiting guests to take a pager to Jungle Safari while they wait for a table."

     

 

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