Miniature Golf in Myrtle Beach


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Its claimed that the Grand Strand region has the highest concentration of miniature golf courses in the world, which could very well be true. The Grand Strand is host to many interesting and challenging courses, including a championship tournament.

   Current Miniature Golf Courses   
Tropical Adventure Mini Golf 10124 Beach Dr SW Calabash, NC
Tribal Island Tiki Adventure Golf 901 Highway 17 N Little River, SC
Myrtle Beach RV Resort 5400 Little River Neck Road North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove)
Black Pearl Golf 614 Sea Mountain Hwy North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove)
Molten Mountain Miniature Golf 1010 Hwy 17 North North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Mayday Golf 715 Highway 17 North North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Mutiny Bay Hwy 17 at 3rd Ave South North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Hawaiian Rumble 3210 Highway 17 South North Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Hawaiian Village 4205 Highway 17 South North Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Rainbow Falls Golf 9850 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Jungle Safari Golf 7101 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Treasure Island Golf 4801 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Spy Glass Golf 3801 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Lost Mine Miniature Golf 2601 N Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach
Dragon's Lair Fantasy Golf 1197 Celebrity Circle Myrtle Beach
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf 2205 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Mt. Atlanticus Minotaur Goff 707 N Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Jungle Lagoon Miniature Golf 5th Ave South & Hwy 17 Myrtle Beach
Adventure Falls Golf 735 S Highway 17 Myrtle Beach
Misty Falls Miniature Golf Sea Mist Motel (private) Myrtle Beach
Pirates Watch Adventure Golf 1500 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Safari Golf 1811 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Cancun Lagoon Adventure Golf 2101 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Jurassic Golf 2900 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Shipwreck Island Adventure Golf 3103 S Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach
Harbor Oaks Miniature Golf SpringMaid Beach Resort
3200 South Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach
Snake River Golf 4827 S. King's Highway Myrtle Beach
Sandy Harbor Mini-Golf Ocean Lakes Campground Myrtle Beach
Buccaneer Bay Golf 5894 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Wild Water Mini Golf 910 Highway 17 South Surfside Beach
Runaway Bay 1800 Highway 17 Garden City
Gilligan's Island Funland 3009 Highway 17 Murrells Inlet
Jungle Lake Golf 3042 Highway 17 Murrells Inlet
Inlet Adventure Miniature Golf 3215 Highway 17 Murrells Inlet

   Defunct Miniature Golf Courses   
Putt-Putt Golf 101 N. Ocean Blvd Ocean Drive Beach
Bell's Jungle Golf 97 N. Ocean Blvd Ocean Drive Beach
OD Indoor Fun Putt 219 Main Street North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Unknown Course Name Ocean Blvd, on ocean Ocean Drive Beach
Jack Pot Golf Ocean Blvd, amusement park Ocean Drive Beach
Unknown Course Name Ocean Blvd, beside The Pad Ocean Drive Beach
Pirate's Cove 100 Main Street N. Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Sun Fun Amusement Park 781 Main Street N. Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Fun World Family Amusement Park 700 7th Ave. N N. Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
Whale Tail 400 17th Avenue South N. Myrtle Beach (Crescent)
Wacky Golf 3900 Hwy 17 South N. Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Sutter's Mill Golf Mine 4205 Hwy 17 South N. Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Jungle Golf Hwy 17/Windy Hill Road N. Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Pelican Point Mini Golf 4600 Hwy 17 South N. Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Ghostly Golf 4815 Hwy 17 South N. Myrtle Beach (Windy Hill)
Lake Arrowhead Campground Star Route 2 Myrtle Beach
Jungle Caverns/Hawaiian Caverns 4201 Hwy 17 North Myrtle Beach
Sea Serpent Championship Minigolf Hwy 17 & 27th Ave. North Myrtle Beach
Putt-Putt Golf 1205 N. Withers Drive Myrtle Beach
Ocean Adventure Miniature Golf 1201 N. Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach
Carpet Golf beside Gay Dolphin Myrtle Beach
Around The World in 18 Holes beside Gay Dolphin Myrtle Beach
Carpet Golf/PeeWee Golf Fun Plaza Myrtle Beach
Carpet Golf Pavilion/9th Ave. N Myrtle Beach
Carpet Golf 8th Ave N/Ocean Blvd (NW) Myrtle Beach
Neptune Sea Golf 8th Ave N/Ocean Blvd (NE) Myrtle Beach
Jungle Breeze Golf 8th Ave N/Ocean Blvd (NE) Myrtle Beach
Unknown Course Name 408 3rd Ave. South Myrtle Beach
Old Pro Golf Ocean Blvd / 6th Ave. S Myrtle Beach
Cap'n Cain Golf 702 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Hurl Rock Golf 19th Ave. S/Hwy 17 Myrtle Beach
Wacky Golf 2101 Hwy 17 South Myrtle Beach
Noah's Ark Golf 2900 S Kings Hwy Myrtle Beach
Unknown Course Name Camper Country, near PirateLand Campground Myrtle Beach
Lakeside Golf Hwy 17 N Surfside Beach
Harbor Light Golf 701 Highway 17 S Surfside Beach

Miniature Golf Articles & Links:

Coupons for MB Mini-golf: Monster Coupon book


Current Miniature Golf Courses


TROPICAL ADVENTURE MINI GOLF
10124 Beach Dr. SW
Calabash, NC 28467-2700
(910) 579-2226

 
Very old, and nice course just over the NC/SC border in Calabash. While you're visiting for the seafood restaurants, stop by this 18-hole course on the main road going through town. This NC town is considered by many to be part of the Grand Strand, as this area was once part of South Carolina until 1735. Click picture for many more pics of this course.


TRIBAL ISLAND TIKI ADVENTURE GOLF
901 Highway 17 North
Little River, SC 29566
(843) 249-9117

Website: Tribal Island
Coupon: Sunny Day Guide
GPS: N 33° 52.123 W 078° 38.000   View on map

This is part of the Harbour View Golf Complex, together with a Par 3 course, driving range, and motels on Highway 17 between North Myrtle Beach and Little River. Tribal Island features two 18-hole courses- Volcano Valley and Tiki Bay, with caves, waterfalls, and an active volcano that erupts every hour. (pictures taken Feb. 3, 2007)

During the 2007 season, they had a sign stating that they accept all miniature golf coupons.



MYRTLE BEACH RV RESORT
5400 Little River Neck Road
North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove)

GPS: N33° 51.258 W078° 36.662   View on map

This appears to be a private, 18-hole course for the residents of this RV Resort. It is a flat course with no figures, and doesn't appear to be heavily used.


BLACK PEARL GOLF
614 Sea Mountain Hwy
North Myrtle Beach (Cherry Grove)
(843) 249-8473

GPS: N 33° 50.090 W 078° 38.656   View on map

This very old course was previously River Country Mini Golf (phone 249-2724). This was originally built and owned by Dr. "Sonney" Nixon who ran it for about 15 years- part of which had a go-cart track behind the course. Dr. Nixon also ran Sonney's Pavilion and later and Sonney's Arcade on the oceanfront in Cherry Grove. He sold the course around 2004, and it was renamed and remodelled to a pirate theme for the 2007 season.



MOLTEN MOUNTAIN MINIATURE GOLF
1010 Highway 17 North
North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive)
(843) 280-5095

Website: Molten Mountain
Coupons: On website, also The Monster Coupon Book

This is a new course, finished during the summer of 2006, and is now open. The volcano is a dramatic landmark, on the right soon after crossing the Intercoastal Waterway into North Myrtle Beach. It features two courses- one indoor course which winds its way through the volcano, and an outdoor course that wraps around the mountain. They also have facilities for birthday parties. (pictures taken Feb. 3, 2007)


This course is part of the Paradise Entertainment Inc. group, which includes Mutiny Bay, Molten Mountain, and Cancun Lagoon. The course was built by Marks Construction Co. of SC, which has built many other courses in the MB area. The mountain was designed by Cartee-Berry & Associates, LLC, using approx. 100 tons of steel for the structure.


MAYDAY GOLF
715 Highway 17 North
North Myrtle Beach (Ocean Drive) 29582
(843) 280-3535

Website: Mayday Golf
Coupons: On website

This course was built in 1997 by the Roberts Family Partnership, who manage the course. It has two 18-hole courses- Mayday Mountain, which leads under the wings of the big yellow 1945 US Navy Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon, and Rescue Falls, with the helicopter coming to the rescue. The Harpoon plane is real, and was in active use for many years before being retired at this miniature golf course, along with the Bell UH-1 "Huey" helicopter.



MUTINY BAY
301 Hwy 17 South
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
(843) 249-7844

Website: Mutiny Bay
Coupons: On website, also The Monster Coupon Book

This 36-hole course Carribean-themed course contains lots of special effects, with a complete animated pirate show every 30 minutes. Orlando Special Effects created the animation, centered around a 45-foot pirate ship by Creative Environs, Inc., to make one of the most high-tech courses around.


This course is part of the Paradise Entertainment Inc. group, which includes Mutiny Bay, Molten Mountain, and Cancun Lagoon. The course was built by Marks Construction Co. of SC, which has built many other courses in the MB area.


HAWAIIAN RUMBLE GOLF
3210 Highway 17 South
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598
(843) 458-2585

Very nice championship course at the Windy Hill section of NMB. Two courses- a Hawaiian-themed course with a volcano the periodically erupts, and a European-style Eternit course used to train mini-golfers for world championships.

Click here or on the picture for the Hawaiian Rumble page.


HAWAIIAN VILLAGE GOLF
4205 South King's Hwy
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598
(843) 361-9629
Webpage: Hawaiian Village
Coupons: The Monster Coupon Book

Features 2 18-hole Hawaiian themed courses, and is used for the Masters National Championship tournament.


This course was originally Golden Dragon Golf, with a huge Buddha statue, owned by Mrs. Louna Massre. It was later re-themed as a Western/California Gold Rush era and renamed as Sutter's Mill Golf Mine; then later to the current Hawaiian theme. Some of the Old West elements, such as the caboose and the real antique steam locomotive were kept and redecorated.


RAINBOW FALLS GOLF
9850 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 497-2557

Coupon: Sunny Day Guide

Two 18-hole courses, filled with dinosaurs, castles, hostile sea creatures, and waterfalls- a somewhat chaotic theming that is perhaps the closest in spirit to the old Wacky Golf courses. This is one of the older courses in the area, with figures created by James Sidwell- many of which are identical to Adventure Golf in Pigeon Forge, TN, the home office.

Rainbow Falls was built in 1988, and has a sister course in Surfside - Adventure Falls - which has many of the same figures but a different layout.


More pictures of this and other Myrtle Beach courses are on this Roadside Architecture - SC Mini Golf page.


JUNGLE SAFARI GOLF
7101 N Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
(843) 315-0311

This is another very old course, which was once part of the original "Jungle Golf" chain. It is now owned and managed by Burroughs & Chapin, along with Jurassic Golf, Dragon's Lair Fantasy Golf, Captain Hook's, NASCAR Challenge Golf, and Shipwreck Island.



TREASURE ISLAND GOLF
4801 North Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 449-4754

 
This is one of the older courses on the beach- this 18-hole course has been in operation since the late 1970s, and is one of the first pirate-themed courses.

Click here or on the picture for the Treasure Island Golf page.


LOST MINE MINIATURE GOLF
2601 N Ocean Blvd
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 213-5365

Webpage: Lost Mine Miniature Golf
GPS: N 33° 42.312 W 078° 51.913   View on map

This 18-hole course is owned by Oceana Resorts, and is located along the west side of Ocean Boulevard across from Anderson Ocean Club and Spa, on the site of the former Anderson Inn. It was constructed by Harris Miniature Golf Courses in August 2009, with the 2010 season being the first.

These pictures were taken on May 15th, 2010.



MOUNT ATLANTICUS MINOTAUR GOFF
707 North King's Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 444-1008


This large, sprawling 72-hole course has a dramatic view over the downtown entertainment- in fact, its now the only miniature golf course in an area that once had many. At the corner of 8th Ave. North and Highway 17, it is located in the busiest traffic section of the whole beach, and is seen by millions.

It was built in 1988 at a cost of $3 million, and was built on top of and inside the old Chapin's Department Store which had closed a few years earlier. The course contains a mix of indoor holes, outdoor holes around a lake, and small rooms atop high towers.

The last hole of each course is a nearly-impossible hole-in-one challenge, with identical holes side-by-side by the clubhouse.


JUNGLE LAGOON MINIATURE GOLF
5th Avenue South & Hwy 17
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 626-7894

Website: Jungle Lagoon Mini-Golf
Coupons: On website

This is an older family-owned Jungle themed course, dating back to the 1980s. It is still in great shape, with two 18-hole courses winding through rugged terrain, streams, and waterfalls.



MISTY FALLS MINIATURE GOLF
Sea Mist Motel
1200 S. Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(800) 793-6507

Website: Sea Mist - Other attractions

This course is part of the numerous amenities available to guests at the Sea Mist Motel on Ocean Blvd. It is not open to the public. The course itself is located at the corner of Yaupon Drive and 14th Street South. It is a 9-hole course, with 2 cups on each hole, one red and the other white. Players go through the 9 holes using one cup, then play again aiming for the other for a total of 18 holes. Despite its size, the course is very niely built and landscaped.


SAFARI GOLF
1811 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 444-9267

 
 
Very old, small 36-hole course at the intersection of 19th Ave. South and King's Highway, this was once the "Hurl Rock Golf" course back in the 1970s. Click here or on the picture for complete course pictures.


CANCUN LAGOON ADVENTURE GOLF
2101 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 444-1098

Website: Cancun Lagoon
Coupons: On website, also The Monster Coupon Book

This course has 27 holes (18+9), mostly indoors under the huge Mayan pyramid.


Overhead Views:
North
South
East
West

This course is part of the Paradise Entertainment Inc. group, which includes Mutiny Bay, Molten Mountain, and Cancun Lagoon. The course was built by Marks Construction Co. of SC, which has built many other courses in the MB area. It was built around 2000 on the site of the old Wacky Golf course, which had sat in disrepair for several years.


JURASSIC GOLF
445 29th Ave. South/King's Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 913-5333

Includes two 18-hole courses, "Ice Age" and "Predator", filled with animated dinosaurs. This course is part of a group owned by Burroughs & Chapin.


Thanks to Barb Mattson and Andrew Kuchling for pics from their 2005 beach trip at Airy Nothing.

The animatronic dinosaurs were made by Sally Corp., which also did the animated dragon at Dragon's Lair Golf, the Haunted Hotel at the Pavilion Park, and the Pistolero Roundup at Family Kingdom Amusement Park. This course is on the same site as the old "Noah's Ark Golf".


SHIPWRECK ISLAND ADVENTURE GOLF
3103 S. Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 913-5330

Website: Shipwreck Island Mini Golf

This course is located at the very southern end of Ocean Boulevard, where it ends at Highway 17 across from the entrance to the old Air Force Base. It has two 18-hole courses, the Skipper and Captain courses. This is one of a number of courses owned by Burroughs & Chapin.

This is listed in some online references as "South Beach Adventure Golf".



BUCCANEER BAY GOLF
5894 S. Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 238-3811

Located in Surfside Beach, across the highway from the campgrounds.



INLET ADVENTURE MINIATURE GOLF
3215 Business Hwy 17 South
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
(843) 651-0048 (old number)

 
 
Across from Inlet Square Mall, this is the last, southernmost miniature golf course on the Grand Strand. Click here or on the picture for complete course pictures.



Defunct Miniature Golf Courses



BELL'S JUNGLE GOLF
97 N. Ocean Blvd
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598

GPS: N 33° 49.159 W 078° 40.300   View on map

This jungle-themed course was located directly behind what is now a large beachwear store, at the corner of Ocean Blvd and 1st Ave. North; it is now a parking lot. It is also directly across the street, south, from the Putt-Putt course, which is also gone.


OD INDOOR FUN PUTT
219 Main Street
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598

This small, prefabricated indoor course opened in 2007, in the "downtown" Main Street section of Ocean Drive, close to several Beach Music clubs. It was only open at night, when they would turn on a large amount of black lights and other light effects. This course was only open on weekends from Thursday through Sunday, 7-11pm.


There were never many people playing this course, probably due to their severely limited hours and price. It closed after the 2007 season, and the course was sold to the OD Pavilion. They set it up inside their building, but without any of the black lights and other effects.


JACK POT GOLF
Ocean Boulevard
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598

GPS: N 33° 49.102 W 078° 40.404   View on map

This course was just south of the current Boulevard Grill on Ocean Boulevard- in what is now the parking lot for the OD Pavilion. In the 1960s, this lot was full of rides and amusements, as shown in this postcard. This course was one of at least two different courses on the same location; postcards from the late 1950s show another rectangular lot oriented along Ocean Blvd, as opposed to this one, which is oriented along the side of the Playland restaurant.


PIRATE'S COVE
100 Main Street
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598

This course sat on the corner of Main Street in Ocean Drive, and Hwy 17, where a McDonald's restaurant is currently located. This course was built in 1975 by the Jungle Golf group for NMB owners Rayford Vereen and Don Petite. The course had a 20-year lease on that corner, and was torn down sometime around 1994-1995 when the lease ran out. It was not affiliated with the national chain also called "Pirate's Cove".


SUN FUN AMUSEMENT PARK
781 Main Street
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

This defunct amusement park had a circus-themed miniature golf course, probably located alongside Main Street, as shown in this postcard from the 1970s. Note the rollercoaster "These United States" in the background. This has all been torn down, and is now a strip mall with a Kroger grocery store; the golf course is now part of the parking lot.


FUN WORLD FAMILY AMUSEMENT PARK
700 7th Ave. North
Ocean Drive, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
(843) 361-9845

 
This amusement park and 54-hole minigolf course, built in the late 1980s, closed at the end of the 2006 season and is being redeveloped. A new 36-hole course will be built in its place, opening in spring 2007.


WHALE TAIL
402 17th Avenue South
Crescent Beach, SC 29582

 
This is an adventure-themed, 18-hole course about 2 blocks off of the shore in Crescent Beach, SC. It is on the north side of 17th Avenue South, which is the main road for the Crescent section of NMB, and appears to have been abandoned for a couple of seasons. A large whale figure was removed soon after the course closed, with the rest of the course abandoned. As of 02-03-2007, the course and arcade have been completely demolished and removed, leaving an empty lot. The condo project intended for this lot has not been built as of 2012.



SUTTER'S MILL GOLF MINE
4205 South King's Hwy
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598
(843) 361-9629

This course was themed to look like the area of central California where gold was discovered on Jan. 24, 1848 by James W. Marshall, an employee of Captain John Sutter. The two courses, The American River and the PeaSoup Bar, are named after gold strikes during the California Gold Rush of 1949. The course also included a real steam locomotive, "The Ghost" which was actually used in mines for over 50 years. This course was in operation at least through 2001.

It was later renamed as the Hawaiian Village course by Bob Detwiler, who also owns Hawaiian Rumble just north of this course. It was re-landscaped to a Hawaiian theme, although the locomotive and caboose were kept, and decorated for the new theme.


JUNGLE GOLF
4401 Hwy 17 South
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

This was part of the original JungleGolf chain, one of the earliest jungle-themed courses on the beach. This one was on the southern corner of Windy Hill Road and Hwy 17, which included the course, possibly some batting cages and other activities. Today, a CVS Pharmacy occupies that lot.

Ad from COAST vacation guide, Oct 19,1980 Volume XXV Number 34
This is part of a 2-page ad for
   Creative Recreations
   Rt. 3, Box 187
   Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
   (803) 448-2877 or (803) 347-3311

 
Original JungleGolf postcard/scorecard


PELICAN POINT MINI GOLF
4600 South King's Hwy
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598
(843) 272-8247

 
Located by Preston's Seafood & Country Buffet, this narrow course along the back of their parking lot is overgrown with weeds- in fact, you'd never suspect that this was actually an 18-hole miniature golf course from the highway. It was bulldozed in 2009; nothing now remains.


GHOSTLY GOLF
4815 South King's Hwy
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29598

According to a discussion on funbeaches.com, this corner across from Barefoot Landing was once a "Ghostly Golf" miniature golf course, or some similar name. This course had mini ghost-stories written on tombstones at each hole. The course is completely gone now, replaced by this combination McDonald's/BP gas station.


LAKE ARROWHEAD CAMPGROUND
Star Route 2
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Many of the larger campgrounds had their own miniature golf course- usually 18 holes, and with less spectacular features than the other public courses. These were not always open to the general public, often with cars required to show a pass at the campground gates.

Lake Arrowhead Campground has been closed and redeveloped into Kingston Plantation, which does not list the miniature golf course among its amenities.


JUNGLE CAVERNS/
HAWAIIAN CAVERNS

4201 N King's Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 449-5555

 
This championship course was located just north of the Village Square Shopping Center in Myrtle Beach. It is completely gone now, demolished and replaced by a beachwear store.



OCEAN ADVENTURE GOLF
1201 North Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-8045

 
This course on Ocean Blvd, at the north end of the entertainment district, opened in 1990 and closed in 2004. The site is currently occupied by the Slingshot ride.


AROUND THE WORLD IN 18 HOLES
10th Ave N
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(803) 448-7451

This is one of a very few miniature golf courses that have been located directly on the oceanfront. This was once a standard "carpet golf" located beside the Gay Dolphin, separated from the main building by some games. At the time, it was very similar to a number of other courses in the downtown area; mostly flat, with few, if any figures. (picture is a postcard from 1964)

At some point, it was expanded into the whole area, and remodelled into an adventure theme, named "Around The World In 18 Holes". This course was demolished sometime in the very early 1980s, and lot turned into a large single-story building with stores and street cafes.


 

Other courses have also been named this, including a defunct course at Pontchartrain Beach in New Orleans, and a current course in Lake George, NY.


CARPET GOLF / PEEWEE GOLF
Fun Plaza
902 N. Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

GPS: N 33° 41.554 W 078° 52.751   View on map

This carpet golf course was located along Ocean Blvd in the area of the northwestern section of the Fun Plaza building is today. The northern side of the building was once open all the way to the ocean, with snacks and drinks on the ocean side, and this miniature golf course on the boulevard side. The two poles holding the adjacent "Gay Dolphin Park" sign are still visible today, on top of the various snack shop and gift shop buildings. According to the owners, this was once named "PeeWee Golf".

 
Like most carpet golf courses of the time, this one was flat with wooden sides and obstacles.


CARPET GOLF
Pavilion/8th and 9th Ave. N
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

In the 1950s, the Pavilion Amusement Park had two separate carpet golf courses in the amusement park area; one on the corner of 8th Ave. North and Ocean Boulevard, and another across the lot along 9th Ave. North.

As the park expanded, these two courses were removed, and another built across Ocean Boulevard, on the northeast corner of 8th Avenue and Ocean Boulevard. This beach-side course was later torn down and replaced with the Atlantic Speedway go-karts, which lasted until the entire Pavilion area was demolished in 2006.

 
9th Ave. North, 1961. The course is to the right, just west of the Dodgem bumper cars.


UNKNOWN COURSE NAME
408 3rd Avenue South
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

This course was directly across the street from the main parking lot of the (then) Grand Strand Amusement Park, and in view of the Swamp Fox coaster. This was a heavily-wooded lot; the course doesn't show up very well in many postcards of the Swamp Fox at the time. It was a relatively flat course, and included a T-Rex which moved its arm up and down, lowering a spider hazard onto one of the holes.

 
Course was located directly across from coaster, on the other side of the parking lot and across the street. This is an enhanced view from a larger postcard of the Grand Strand park, postmarked Sept. 1978.

This may have been the "Dinosaur Minigolf" course.

 
Beachware/t-shirt shop currently in the location where this course once stood.



CAP'N CAIN GOLF
702 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-4684

 
This very old course closed in 2006, and appears to be abandoned. Click the picture for an extensive pictorial of this course and the grounds as of December 2006.



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