His television show "Grand Strand Golf with Tommy Woodrum" reaches more than 31 million homes twice a week from Myrtle Beach to Pebble Beach. Now Woodrum brings his concise, accurate, and highly regarded instruction and advice to print in the new, updated edition of Golfing the Carolina Grand Strand.
No golfer can resist the temptation of the more than seventy-five golf courses along the section of the Carolinas known as the Grand Strand. Offering a variety of challenging holes designed by experts such as Pete Dye and big-name tournament stars such as Jack Nicklaus, this stretch of land is a paradise for professionals and amateurs alike.
Golfing the Carolina Grand Strand is a tour of the area's courses, from the oldest at the Ocean Forest Club (now known as Pine Lakes International) to the more recently developed and ever-growing list of places to tee off. Readers will enjoy an abundance of golf information at their fingertips. Course and slope ratings, information on designers, and helpful hints from the resident professionals are all included.
From the links courses to greens that appeal to parkland players, the Grand Strand offers a seemingly endless variety of courses from which to choose. Golfing the Carolina Grand Strand helps pros, amateurs, and beginners find the fairways and greens to challenge their mastery of the game.
Tommy Woodrum is a resident of the Grand Strand. His love for the game and sports in general-from baseball to thoroughbred horse racing-has always been a significant part of his life. Whether it's the annual family golf tournament, or taking to the fairways with Grand Strand course designers, his interest has been undying. He regularly vacations in Scotland, always looking for new courses to test his playing skills. His broad knowledge of the game is the basis for his nationally syndicated weekly television show as well as his reports as a golf correspondent for the North Myrtle Beach Times. For years, he has been mastering the courses and compiling the necessary information to make Golfing the Carolina Grand Strand a thorough, one-of-a-kind and thorough guide to some of the best greens in the South.
GOLFING THE CAROLINA GRAND STRAND
By Tommy Woodrum
320 pp. 8½ x 11
100 Color photos-67 Maps-Scorecards