The golf legend will mark the 30thanniversaries of two properties in the Grand Strand region with Nicklaus-designed courses: Pawleys Plantation G&CC and the Long Bay Club. Scheduled events include meeting with boys and girls from The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas and a question-and-answer session moderated by former PGA of America President Gary Schaal.
Golf legend Jack Nicklaus will come to the Myrtle Beach, S.C. “Grand Strand” area on October 22 to celebrate the 30th anniversaries of his two golf course designs in that market, at Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club in Pawleys Island, S. C. and at the Long Bay Club in Longs, S.C., reported The Sun News of Myrtle Beach.
Both courses opened in 1988, and the October 22 celebration will be held at Pawleys Plantation, which opened first, The Sun News reported.
Nicklaus was scheduled to tour his design at Pawleys Plantation during the day on the 22nd and meet with boys and girls from The First Tee of Coastal Carolinas, as well as media, The Sun News reported.
That night, Nicklaus was to be guest of honor at a cocktail reception and dinner at the club and to take part in a question-and-answer session moderated by former PGA of America President Gary Schaal.
The visit is an invitation-only event, but a limited number of dinner tickets were being made available to the public through Alisa Smith with Golf Tourism Solutions ([email protected], 843-282-2665), The Sun News reported.
Separately, Nicklaus Design reported the company is “actively developing a number of exciting projects domestically, including the renovation of the Great Waters course at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Lake Oconee, Ga.; redesigning and renovating the famous Renegade course at Desert Mountain in Scottsdale, Ariz.; new redesign work on Florida State University’s golf course in Tallahassee, Fla., and [a course] under construction at Via Mizner Golf and City Club in Boca Raton, Fla.”