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The wife and I are taking a little trip over Thanksgiving break to play a couple rounds in Myrtle Beach. Looking for one course that is really nice and don't care about cost and one that is fun to play and is in the moderate price range. Not looking for anything ridiculously tough but at least challenging. We are staying in central MB but are willing to drive.

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Just booked the Dunes....played the Legends courses a  couple years ago and don't really want to go through another 5+ hour round of golf. Looking for one more fun one that might be a little less crowded.

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I'm going to Myrtle Beach in a few weeks. Going to get out and play golf once, and I want to play a Mike Strantz course. Between True Blue and Caledonia, what's the better option? Tagging @coachjimscbecause I know he lives somewhat near that area.

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23 minutes ago, DeadMan said:

I'm going to Myrtle Beach in a few weeks. Going to get out and play golf once, and I want to play a Mike Strantz course. Between True Blue and Caledonia, what's the better option? Tagging @coachjimscbecause I know he lives somewhat near that area.

Hey Daniel, 

I unfortunately have never played either one of those courses. But from what I have heard Caledonia is the one to play.

-Jim

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5 hours ago, DeadMan said:

I'm going to Myrtle Beach in a few weeks. Going to get out and play golf once, and I want to play a Mike Strantz course. Between True Blue and Caledonia, what's the better option? Tagging @coachjimscbecause I know he lives somewhat near that area.

Both are good, Caledonia is much more of a traditional look, True Blue is more like Tobacco Road in the Low Country terrain.  If you want the more Strantz-y experience, True Blue is the way to go.  I like the Strantz courses, but I'd pick Caledonia.  But I get to play TR fairly regularly.

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I heard Caledonia is having some trouble with a few greens. Supposedly, they are getting better, but you might want to check before you go. Also, a lot of courses punch bermuda greens early to mid June, so you need to check on that, too.

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3 hours ago, Sandy Divot said:

I heard Caledonia is having some trouble with a few greens. Supposedly, they are getting better, but you might want to check before you go. Also, a lot of courses punch bermuda greens early to mid June, so you need to check on that, too.

Thank you for both tips. I saw some online reviews mentioning damaged greens on Caledonia, so I will have to be aware of that. And I’ll check on whether the greens are going to be punched, too.

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On 5/18/2022 at 1:02 PM, DeadMan said:

I'm going to Myrtle Beach in a few weeks. Going to get out and play golf once, and I want to play a Mike Strantz course. Between True Blue and Caledonia, what's the better option? Tagging @coachjimscbecause I know he lives somewhat near that area.

Caledonia is very, very good. True Blue is just "good." 🙂 You can't go wrong with either, but I prefer Caledonia.

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