For a Great Fall Golf Getaway, Play These 5 Great Courses Near The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn

With 70-plus golf courses found up and down the Grand Strand, there’s good reason the Myrtle Beach area is known among big fans and players of the game as the “Golf Capital of the World.” And some of the area’s best courses can be found on the Grand Strand’s southern end — putting them within easy driving distance of The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn in Pawleys Island.

Of course, with so many great courses in close proximity, The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn is an ideal destination for a golf getaway — especially in the fall when the weather cools off and the crowds thin out.

 Looking to make an autumn escape to the Grand Strand for some golf? Consider these five great courses found within 6 miles of The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn:

1. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

Found just 5 miles from The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club has seen regular “Top 100” rankings in respected golf publications like Golf, Golf Digest and Golfweek. The 18-hole course, which opened in 1994, is also widely recognized for its extraordinary beauty and design. To explore the course further, check out these flyover videos of all 18 holes.

2. Litchfield Country Club

Located less than 1.5 miles from The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, Litchfield Country Club offers a challenging 18 holes in a beautiful Lowcountry setting complete with soaring live oak trees draped in Spanish moss. As Pawleys Island’s first golf course, the classic Willard Byrd features a collection of doglegs that reward tactical play, along with open-fronted, moderately-sized greens that allow for a creative approach.

3. Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club

Found just over 6 miles south of The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club boasts a Jack Nicklaus design that Golf Digest ranks among the golfing legend’s best. While playing the course’s 18 holes, golfers are treated to breathtaking views of saltwater marshes, scenic lakes, and picturesque hardwood and pine forests.

4. River Club

Located just over 2 miles inland from The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, River Club is a Tom Jackson Signature Course. Featuring ponds and/or streams on 14 of its 18 holes, along with 100-plus sand traps throughout the layout, the course delivers a challenge that calls for precision ball placement on nearly every approach.

River Club - Hole 14
River Club

5. True Blue Golf Club

Found about 5 miles south of The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn, True Blue Golf Club is another South Strand course that earns regular placement on the “Top 100” lists created by popular golf magazines like Golf and Golfweek. Known for its expansive fairways, rolling greens and dramatic elevation changes, the layout’s 18 holes present fun challenges and classic Lowcountry beauty that make it a must-play for visiting golfers. To explore the course further, check out these flyover videos of all 18 holes.


The Perfect Place to Stay During a Golf Getaway

With a range of room and villa options and a picturesque location just steps from the Atlantic Ocean shoreline in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, The Oceanfront Litchfield Inn is also located within a range of great golf courses — making it the perfect place to stay during a golf getaway. Check out our availability now— and start planning your next golf-centered coastal escape today!


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