Barefoot Resort - Love GC - holes 4 and 7
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Barefoot Resort - Love GC - holes 4 and 7
An aerial view of the fourth and seventh holes on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 18
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 18
The 18th hole on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 4
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 4
The fourth hole on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 13th
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 13th
The 13th green on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 1
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 1
The opener on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 8th green
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 8th green
The eighth green on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 6th green
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 6th green
The sixth green on the Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 4th green
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - 4th green
The fourth green on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 13
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Barefoot Resort - Love golf course - hole 13
The 13th fairway on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Courtesy of Barefoot Resort
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Davis Love III's course at Barefoot Resort & Golf in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. is filled with Lowcountry character

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- You'll find wide-open fairways and generous landing areas when you tee it up on the Love Course at Barefoot Resort & Golf.

But don't fall into a false sense of security. The closer you get to the holes, the greater the challenges.

North Carolina native and PGA Tour veteran Davis Love III designed the 7,047-yard layout, which incorporates recreated ruins of an old plantation home on some of the holes on the front nine, adding to a golf course that's filled with Lowcountry character.

The 294-yard fourth is one of the few par 4s along the Grand Strand where you can reach the green off the tee, but the next hole is a 463-yard par 5 that is the most difficult on the course, which Golf Digest voted No. 1 in Myrtle Beach in 2005.

The Love Course is among four at Barefoot Resort & Golf (along with designs from Greg Norman, Tom Fazio and Pete Dye), making it one of the top golf destinations on the East Coast.

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Davis Love III's course at Barefoot Resort & Golf in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. is filled with Lowcountry character