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4.8
89 Reviews (89)
5 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
96.1%
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5.0
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
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Conditions
4.8
Value
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Layout
5.0
Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6526 yards
Slope 140
Rating 72.1

Caledonia Golf and Fish Club may well be the preeminent golf course along the Grand Strand. Located on Pawleys Island on the site of a colonial rice plantation, it opened in 1994 to rave reviews from all the major golf publications.

It has all the historical credentials for plantation golf: A Scottish immigrant named Robert Nesbit bought the land in 1797 and named it Caledonia, the Roman name for Scotland. Built upon the site of an authentic colonial rice plantation, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club has captured world-wide recognition for its breathtaking aesthetic beauty as well as its exceptional design. Careful to preserve the natural surrounding, including hundreds of centuries old live oaks, architect Mike Strantz has risen to the top of the most wanted designer list with this, his first solo design.

Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mike Strantz (1994) Tyler Rae

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Dresser Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Fishing

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
89 Reviews (89)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 12
Water Hazards 11
Undulating Greens 9
This course/club is great for:
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 11
Advanced Golfers 11
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course, proud of it!

I truly love this course, I just wish it didn't cost over 100 to play it, even in the off season.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful course in wonderful condition. I will definitely play here again

I hosted my father as an early birthday present to him- he has always talked about playing Caledonia but would never spend the money. This course lived up to and exceeded our expectations. Conditioning was excellent, staff were all very friendly and helpful. The course is very challenging if you're in the wrong position, greens are pristine. We will be back, for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 375
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

One of the Grand Strand's best

I had forgotten how good Caledonia was until I got to play it again this October. First off, Mike Strantz was a great architect and this is one of his finest. Secondly, conditioning here is almost Augusta-like. Pure white bunkers, flawless turf conditions and one well-designed hole after another make this one of the most enjoyable courses in the country. Terrific 18th hole and clubhouse.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Wow! What an amazing course and excellent condition!

Played Caledonia 6/7/2013. What an amazing course! During a period when every other course we played were sub par and struggling, Caledonia was in superb condition! The attention to detail on the course is stupendous. Every flowerbed, tee box and green were amazingly manicured. This course is definitely worth the money! Thanks to the ground and club staff; you made a our experience an unforgeable one!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Best golf experiance ever

yes, this course is expensive and I could not afford to play it on a regular basis, but it was the best golf experience of my life and worth every penny. Every hole is interesting and a challenge and the course conditions were great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Wonderful and scenic course but expensive

We golfed here in 2010 and were so impressed that we needed to golf it again this season. The $150 fees were expensive, but we deemed it worth it since it was so beautifully laid out and maintained. In 2010 we had ample time to play, but moved along well. In 2013 the tee times were spaced much closer together and we waited on each hole. To the credit of the rangers, they tried to move slower players along but the round was still in excess of 5 hours. We're glad we went back, but it is not worth $150 (or more) when the play is this slow. But in the end it is one of the more beautiful courses we have played around the country.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great Course

Really Nice, great layout, good Challenge of golf, but fair for all handicappers with all the tee offerings.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Very nice, but just once, pricey

Caledonia is a course that everyone should play once. It lives up to the hype. But given the calibre and price of other courses in Myrtle, I wouldn't pay $150+ more than once. That's a bit much when you can play great courses for under $100 in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Myrtle Beach's Best

Great course, nice staff, always in terrific condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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