BAREFOOT RESORT & GOLF
North Myrtle Beach
The Grand Strand's most ambitious resort, with 18s designed by Pete Dye, Tom Fazio, Greg Norman and Davis Love III beside one another.
KIAWAH ISLAND (S.C.) GOLF RESORT
A hotel and individual villas are available. There are five golf courses, including the Pete Dye-designed Ocean Course and Jack Nicklaus-designed Turtle Point, both with holes on the Atlantic.
MONTAGE PALMETTO BLUFF
A village setting within walking distance of a terrific Jack Nicklaus design, May River.
The resort recently changed its name from The Inn at Palmetto Bluff.
PINEHURST (N.C.) RESORT
A premier destination for more than 100 years, with seven of its nine golf courses open to resort play, including Pinehurst No. 2, site of the 2014 U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open.
SEA PINES RESORT
Hilton Head Island
Occupying the southern tip of Hilton Head Island, where Calibogue Sound meets the Atlantic, the resort includes two Pete Dye layouts (Harbour Town and Heron Point) and one being redesigned by Davis Love III. Wonderful nature trails.