River Oaks Golf Club, located along the Intracoastal Waterway in the heart of Myrtle Beach, provides golfers with a wonderful experience. Known for being a very player-friendly course as well as a tremendous value, River Oaks is recognized by locals and visitors alike as a golf course that needs to be played.
The course opened in 1987 with 27-holes. Each of the nines provides a unique experience from the others. Named for animals found on the grounds, the Fox, the Otter and the Bear in any combination make for an enjoyable round of golf. Designed by Gene Hamm and Tom Jackson the three nines stretch over 800 beautiful acres of land and will appeal to golfers of all ages and ability levels.
From the moment golfers arrive on property they receive customer service at a level that is as good as there is along the Grand Strand. The management and staff take great pride in treating all players like friends as they welcome them into the clubhouse and get them ready to play. The family-friendly atmosphere is most definitely appreciated by regulars and visitors alike. This standard of treatment is a big reason why so many golfers come back to River Oaks again and again.
As golfers take to the course they will see a course that is in great shape and fun to play. From tee-to-green the course does not disappoint. Fairways that are open and receptive on most holes give players a confident view from the tees. Many of the fairways work their way through tall trees and fairway bunkers that provide the framework of the holes. The approach areas and green complexes have beautiful, white sand and natural mounding the protect the greens. This gives an outstanding visual as players prepare to hit into the green.
The putting surface is Ultra Dwarf Champions Bermuda. This type of grass makes for very puttable conditions at all times of the year. In fact, River Oaks was one of the first courses along the Grand Strand to install this hybrid type of grass for their putting surface. Players love putting the greens. The receptiveness to approach shots and the consistency of the speed is what golfers really like about them and keeps them coming back.
Rive Oaks Golf Club is a fun experience for golfers from the moment they arrive till the last putt is made. The hospitality extended by the ownership and staff is second to none and is a huge reason so many golfers rave about it and recommend the course to their golfing buddies. Locals play it again and again and visiting golfers will want to come back and play it again as well. Get out and play River Oaks today!