Caledonia News & Blog Updates
Mike Strantz’s brief but illustrious design career produced six publicly accessible golf courses, three of which now have a place on Golfweek’s recently released 2020 list of the “Top 100 Best Courses You Can Play in the U.S.” We’re beyond proud to call two of these, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (#62) and True Blue Golf Club (#95), our very own.
The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora heads down the Waccamaw Golf Trail in the southern part of the Myrtle Beach, SC area.
The two best words to describe No. 5 at Caledonia are “straight” and “narrow.” The par-4 No. 5 at Caledonia is one of the most difficult golf holes you’ll encounter during your round at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. Measuring just 417 yards from the longest tee, length is the least of a golfer’s worry on this hole.
Paige asked Steve Dresser of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy at True Blue Golf Club in Pawleys Island, S.C. to help her avoid getting too steep in her swing. Here’s a simple exercise that Steve showed her.
Just after the literal roller coaster ride on the green at No. 3, guests at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club are greeted by a friendly but moderately challenging par 4 at No. 4. Measuring just 396 yards from the longest set of tees, No. 4 at Caledonia is a fun par 4 with some subtle demands.
Many players indicate that No. 3 at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is where the real challenge of the course begins. A mid-sized par 3 measuring 187 yards from the back tees, be sure to bring your best swing for No. 3 when you play it with Caledonia Golf Vacations. The hole is not a gimme, not even for the best players.
Booking your upcoming round at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club through Caledonia Golf Vacations will ensure your entire experience is an absolute blast, right down to the very vehicle you use to cruise the fairways. Thought you’d be playing Caledonia in a standard golf cart? Well, guess again! That’s because Caledonia has had Finn Scooters on site pretty much since the day they were available. What’s a Finn Scooter, you ask?
The late, great Mike Strantz decided at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club to design a first hole that lets players ease into their rounds. Caledonia Head Golf Professional Marc Guertin calls the hole a “nice, easy start.” Still, the course was designed by Strantz, so there are a few challenges you’ll need to look out for when you come to play with Caledonia Golf Vacations.
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club has all the makings of a championship-caliber course, including notable holes like No. 14, a somewhat lengthy par 4 that challenges players to hit it out parallel to a water hazard to the left to gain a better angle into the green. As with many holes at Caledonia, oaks and flowers set a picturesque backdrop for this truly fantastic hole, one that is sure to make a lasting impression during your upcoming golf vacation with Caledonia Golf Vacations. Here is the most strategic way to make par on No. 14:
Designed by the late, great Mike Strantz, Caledonia’s Lowcountry setting is captivating, along with its exciting layout, which offers a unique collaboration of design features, with large, undulating greens, creative bunkering and, most notably, many of the Lowcountry’s native elements such as marshy areas, towering live oaks and flowers in full bloom.
The scenic 11th Hole at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club is a par 3 that measures 167 yards from the tips (black tees) with corresponding distances of 153 (blue), 150 (white) and 135 yards (red). It plays as the 13th-most difficult hole on this Mike Strantz design.
Join this video’s hosts for a luxury getaway to Pawleys Island, where they play each of our award-winning Mike Strantz designs and dine at the elegant and delicious Costa Coastal Kitchen and Bar and Chive Blossom Cafe. They also profile an enjoyable stay at Inlet Sports Lodge!
Make room on the mantle for yet another national award that recognizes Mike Strantz’ Lowcountry design masterpieces. Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, along with its neighboring sister design at True Blue Golf Club and accommodations partner True Blue Villas, were recognized by Golf Magazine with inclusion in its most recent release of “Top 100 Resorts in North America.”
If you and your group are looking to rent a pontoon, deck boat, center console fishing boat, John boat, kayak or even paddle boards during your visit, look no further than Beach House Boat Rentals, where quality, reliability and affordability meet to provide one excellent boat rental experience.
Conveniently located near both Caledonia Golf & Fish Club and True Blue Golf Club, Pastaria 811 is an absolute must-try on your next trip to the South Strand with Caledonia Golf Vacations. Pastaria 811 the #3 ranked restaurant in Pawleys Island, according to TripAdvisor, and is known for crafting Italian specialties from scratch including bread made daily, homemade sausage, meatballs and sauces.