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4.7
383 Reviews (383)
5 Stars
277
4 Stars
81
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
96.9%
Recommend this course
363 out of 383 reviews
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4.8
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
97.5%
Recommend this course
79 out of 81 reviews
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4.8
125 Reviews (125)
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.4%
Recommend this course
123 out of 125 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3351 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tim Cate (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in North Carolina (2020 #13) (2016 #1) (2015 #9)
  • Golf Advisor: Golfers' Choice (2016 #14)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Course Conditions in the U.S. (2016 #6)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2016 #14)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Courses for Layout in the U.S. (2016 #11)

Reviews

4.7
383 Reviews (383)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Water Hazards 26
Forced Carries 25
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 21
Locals 19
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
Convenient to the City 6
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/16/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u114157126! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course!

Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Don’t skip if on a Myrtle Beach trip

First class operation, from bag drop to starter all were very friendly despite the hectic pace of the full morning tee sheet. The course Stewart/ Mackey combo was great design and greens were perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/16/2021

Hi, Steve6876797. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/23/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, Donald3909043. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course!

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Having Fun Now

The course was in very good condition and the greens ran very true. Everything about the course was in good shape. Tees, Fairway, and Greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/16/2021

Hi, jjfraf. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful facility-Great Experience

Beautiful facility with extremely helpful employees. Bag Drop was phenomenal with attendants greeting us as we arrived-bags were on the cart before we unbuckled seat belts. Pro shop staff was extremely quick in getting us out of the shop and on to the course. They started us off on the Stewart Course because we were a twosome and that was the faster play option with nobody for at least six holes in front. The service was undeniably excellent in every regard

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/04/2021

Hi, B4h2RtFrNnqCURFUAQL8. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/04/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u314162000169. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wow!

Incredibly well maintained and staffed. Conditions were perfect. Lush fairways and true greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/09/2021

Your feedback is important to us, DerekTeeee. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overall nice track

Overall it let a nice layout and its a target oriented golf course. The Ultradwarf Bermudagrass greens were slow and didn’t putt true. I think they are not mowing them to protect them from the heat.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Hello, mp52dave. Thank you for visiting us at Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 27
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

COVID over?

Question policy of not putting clubs on a cart until 5 minutes from tee time. Was made to ride with a stranger, yet no water jugs on course due to COVID protocol? Water was cutoff at course restroom due to maintenance waiting on a part. Mowers did not display proper etiquette. When done, no staff helped with our clubs and had to walk mine about 200 yards to my car. Course layout was great and in good shape. With a little training of the staff and starters to be more friendly and accommodating, this course would be much more enjoyable. Food and service in the clubhouse was good. With no water provided on the course, we saw a beverage cart twice the first nine and not at all on the second nine. Time to service the water stations again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Hi, Bink4golf. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about water on the course is important to us. We are glad to see you rated everything else to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time review

From the minute you drive up to the Scottish castle inspire club house to the warm greeting at bag drop - this is one of the best golf experiences I’ve ever had. The staff even greeted us by name without ever meeting us. Course was impeccable and you would never know you were in the north murre beach area. Towering pines and live oaks insulate the course with just a few houses that are along the course. Mounded fairways and bunkers/water hazards galore - this course was so much fun to play. Will definitely add it next time we are in town.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/21/2021

Hi, wpstewartjr0421. Wow! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time and enjoyed the course, and we hope to see you again soon for more fun! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

My Favorite in the Myrtle Beach Area

Thistle has become my favorite course when visiting the Grand Strand. I’ve never been disappointed in the course, service, or amenities despite playing there numerous times. The course was is in outstanding condition; the greens are the best I’ve experienced so far this summer.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/21/2021

Hi, barryduncan. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course.

Greens were the truest I have found in Carolina this year.

Played Tues (Stewart to McKay) and had to come back on Thursday (Cameron to Stewart). Being able to catch all 27 was perfect.

Get a yard book or use your phone for the hole overviews cause they’ll help on your first round.

Great staff, beautiful club house, great people on the course made this a trip to remember.

We will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2021

Thank you for your review, robwalko. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great experience

This is a very well-maintained course that is fun to play. The staff is efficient and friendly. The pace of play based on the start times makes for a very enjoyable and relaxing round. Highly recommend playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2021

Thank you for your review, u1395864. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, ewhodges! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course!

Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Tonym5136! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/08/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rainy

Nice course. I got rained out on the tenth hole. Everything was good except the bunkers. Bunkers need work.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/09/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Highly Recommend Thistle

This was my first time playing Thistle and I was greatly impressed. Everyone from the Bag Drop and Starter, to the Clubhouse/Restaurant was extremely friendly, courteous, and professional.
The course itself was fantastic. Everyone in our foursome was impressed with the layout and condition. It was challenging, but forgiving from the tee.
The pace of play was perfect. We never waited at a tee box and no one behind us was pressing us.
Overall, I enjoyed it very much and look forward to visiting again...Kudos Thistle!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

Many challenging trap locations and above average water hazards. A pretty course with lots of interesting approaches...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/30/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Thistle Golf Club - Cameron Course.

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