River Oaks Golf Plantation
2015 Golf Course Of The Year
Welcome to River Oaks Golf Plantation!
River Oaks Golf Plantation has been carved from 800 pristine acres stretching along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. The unique 27 hole (three nines) design provides the ideal experience for visiting and local golfers. Designed by Gene Hamm and Tom Jackson. all three nines were intended to challenge golfers of all skill levels. Each were named for animals found in their natural habitats when the course was developed – Fox, Otter, and Bear.Take your pick, and you’re sure to enjoy!
The course opened in 1987 as the 27th course built in the Myrtle Beach area. It received extensive renovations beginning in 2007 and extending into 2010 as over 4000 trees were removed to improve growing conditions with airflow and sunlight. Fox and Otter cart paths were replaced, storm drainage was improved, and many other improvements achieved amazing results.This course was one of the first along the Grand Strand to utilize Ultra Dwarf Champions Bermuda greens.and River Oaks Golf Plantation has become known for its consistent conditions and value priced play.
The Fun Course
River Oaks has a stellar reputation among local golfers and is the home for the Myrtle Beach Junior Golf Foundation. It promotes the ‘juniors play free” initiative and is proud of its reputation as the “fun” course of the area. River Oaks hosts for over 25 notable events annually and strives continually to give back to the community that has supported its longevity.
Take A Virtual Tour
Come play River Oaks Golf Plantation. Take a virtual tour around the course HERE as Head Professional Scott Taylor gives shot by shot instruction for each hole. Make plans to enjoy some time before or after your round on the famously relaxing River Oaks back patio.