Rivers Edge - North Carolina - USA

Rivers Edge Golf Club,
2000 Arnold Palmer Drive,
Shallotte,
North Carolina (NC),
USA


  • +1 910 755 3434

  • Mike Buccerone

  • Arnold Palmer

  • Rick Farrell

Opened in 1999, the course at Rivers Edge Golf Club is an Arnold Palmer layout that has steadily gained the reputation as one of the best public facilities in all of the United States. It’s now one of only two layouts in the Myrtle Beach area to have putting surfaces featuring paspalum grass greens.

Half a dozen of the holes on the course lie on top of bluffs overlooking lush marshlands on either side of the meandering Shallotte River. A further six holes are laid out alongside the river with the remaining interior holes characterized by subtle elevation changes and freshwater lakes.

Two of the par fives on the card, the 550-yard 3rd and 490-yard 17th, are both very highly regarded holes but it’s the 570-yard 9th that Arnold Palmer recently included in a list of his eighteen most challenging holes which he’s designed in the eastern United States, describing it as “the most diabolical hole here - the one by which most golfers singularly measure their success for the day”.
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Description: With holes next to the Shallotte River and several high on the bluffs, Rivers Edge Golf Club is one of the best courses in the area you can play. Rating: 4.8 out of 6 Reviews: 4

Played on August 9th 08 and was extremely dissapointed. After being assured by the staff the couse was in great condition, we found the greens were terrible and were barely playable. This is afantastic layout with some spectacular holes but overall the condiion and the unhelpful staff ruined the day.
2 / 6
Rivers Edge
August 14, 2008


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Paul
August 22, 2013
Rivers Edge is a great challenge with amazing views over the bluffs. One of the Top 100 public courses in the US and anyone can play this Arnold Palmer design.
Played Rivers Edge 10 March 2008. It was the fortieth course I've played in the Myrtle Beach area and is one of my top 5 favorites. The holes along the Shallotte River and tidal Marsh are beautiful and challenging. The inland holes add variety. The signature hole is #9, a par 5 that requires a good tee shot and then challenges you to bite off as much as you can on your second shot across the Marshalnd to a narrow of fairway jutting out toward the River.
6 / 6
Rivers Edge
March 14, 2008


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This course is a must play if you are visiting the Brunswick County or Myrtle Beach area. It has got everything you will want in a golf course. Challenge, scenery, atmosphere and the best set of par 5s I have ever played. Each hole is different and it is a joy to play there. It is a 45 minute drive from Myrtle Beach but you will not be sorry for making it....ask any MB regular for a top 5 course and Rivers Edge will be in there.
6 / 6
Rivers Edge
January 04, 2008


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I have played Rivers Edge on 2 trips to North Carolina and will be going back for more! This is a great course which you can just roll up and play on a day rate, it is a classic Arnold Palmer design with many tee shots over water or approach shots to greens over water, it follows the bluffs of the Charlott river and you get a real feel of Carolina golf from this course. It is about 90 mins drive from Myrtle Beach but is well worth the effort, the signature hole 9th is a great par 5 with either a lay up second or a 220 yrd carry over the water to a small green. If you are in South Carolina for a golf break take this one in you will not be dissapointed.
5 / 6
Rivers Edge
May 29, 2007


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