West Course

West Course at Myrtle Beach National

Rated 4.5 stars in Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” Guide, the Arnold Palmer/Francis Duane designed West Course at Myrtle Beach National is carved through secluded Carolina pines that provide golfers with the backdrop of nature. Its traditional layout and design offers wide fairways and large Mini Verde Bermuda grass greens that make for an enjoyable golf experience for players of all abilities.

With no housing in sight, the course includes open fairways and greens that, while open in front, are sloped heavily from back to front. All the par-4s play under 400 yards from the middle-back tees, and par-5s are all possible to reach in two, all playing under 500 yards.

The West Course finishes uniquely with a lengthy par-3 that features water running down the entire left-hand side. This is the only water feature on the course.


Course Pictures


Course Information

Year Built: 1973
Designer: Arnold Palmer & Frank Duane
Dress Code: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required
Metal Spikes: Allowed
Earliest Tee Time: 7:00 AM
Greens: Mini Verde Bermuda
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Number of Sand Bunkers: 41
Water Hazards in Play: Yes
Greens Aerated: Varies
Overseeding Schedule: No Overseeding
Walking the Golf Course: Allowed
Driving Range: Yes, Hitting balls from grass
Additional Facilities: Putting Green, Sand and Chipping Area
Food Availability: Beverage cart, snack bar, restaurant
Bar: Full service bar



4900 National Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 – Map it!
Phone: 843. 448. 2308


Rating & Slope

Tees Yardage Rating   Slope   Par
    Mens’ Ladies’ Mens’ Ladies’  
Blue 6866 72.8 N/A 126 N/A 72
White 6114 69.4 N/A 118 N/A 72
Gold 5644 67.2 72.7 115 119 72
Red 5127 64.4 68.6 108 114 72
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