MB National King’s North

4900 National Dr, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29579 843-448-2308

Description

About MB National King’s North

Arnold Palmer returned in 1996 to redesign this already popular layout and the impressive list of accolades for this course just keeps growing for Myrtle Beach National's Kings North course, which ranks in America's Top 10. Also hailed as one of the Top 100 Courses For Women and named South Carolina's 1997 Course Of The Year, Kings North has four holes featured in The 100 Greatest Holes Along The Grand Strand. Famous for the island green and South Carolina shaped sand traps of Hole 3; the tempting short cut on the island fairway of Hole 6; and the over 40 sand traps guarding the fairway on Hole 18, it is easy to see why this has been the most recognized and requested course on the beach for over 25 years.


Kings North is considered to be one of the most beautiful yet challenging courses along the Grand Strand.  This 18 hole course features tough holes like the par-5 6th that is nicknamed “the Gambler” which contains an island fairway that offers a “risk-reward” path to the green. Then, there’s the island green par-3 12th which is quite tough as well. This hole demands precision because if you go too far left you are met with bunkers, and if you go too far right, then you risk landing in water.


The course ends with the par-4 18th which features 40 bunkers, making the last of your golf round fun yet demanding of focus. If you don’t think about your drive here, then you may find yourself making a bunker shot.

Rating
4.13
Reviews

Player Ratings

Overall rating based on 123 reviews. Showing last 20 player reviews from Myrtle Beach Golf:
Rating
4.13
  • Tees:
    4
  • Greens:
    4
  • Fairways:
    4
  • Pro shop:
    4
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    4
  • Staff:
    4

"Not sure whose fault this was but I signed up as a single joining a twosome. The group showed up as a foursome and I was told there were no alternatives but to play as a single. So I played 18 holes as a single. Not an enjoyable way to spend my vacation day. "
OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    3
  • Greens:
    4
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    4
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    3
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    4
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    3

"The course is great from start to finish and was in great shape. Busy for mid week but got off on time. Only problem was the snide prick in the pro shop who "thanked us for being on time". I guess 20 mins isn't early enough. Ahole was from Columbus, OH, didn't take the time to remember his name. Total jerk."
OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    4
  • Greens:
    5
  • Fairways:
    5
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    0
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    0
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    1

"One of the most challenging courses that I've played. A "must play" in Myrtle beach!"
OVERALL SCORE: 4
  • Tees:
    5
  • Greens:
    5
  • Fairways:
    5
  • Pro shop:
    4
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    0
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    5

"Great layout and beautiful with nice color from landscaping that really accented the layout. Greens were smooth and plenty large. Did have a slow group that backed up the course making us finish last hole in dark. Always a great course to play. "
OVERALL SCORE: 4
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    4
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    5
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    4
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    4
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    0
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    4

"Excellent in every area... Staff, amenities and the course was in immaculate shape. Will definitely be back next time we come down."
OVERALL SCORE: 5
  • Tees:
    5
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    5
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    5
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    5
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    5
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    5

"Great layout. Easily numbered to get around. Numerous tee's to choose. Not really crowded."
OVERALL SCORE: 5
  • Tees:
    5
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    5
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    5
  • Pro shop:
    5
  • Grill:
    5
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    5

"Very unique course in a great setting. 82 degrees in November. Wildlife everywhere (bird migrations). plenty of sunshine."
OVERALL SCORE: 4
  • Tees:
    3
  • Greens:
    3
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    4
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    4
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    4
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    4

"There had been a tremendous amount of rain over the last week. That being said the course was still playable, with cart path only. As always the course looked wonderful consisting the weather challenge it had been facing. Greens putted well but were weather demanded slow. The only shock was the cart/bag attendant at the beginning of the round was terrible, this was the first time I've ever experienced amphibious like this, at this course which is why i gave that portion a poor review. Overall, it was a great day to play a course the day "The King" himself went to the clubhouse in the sky. "
OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    3
  • Greens:
    3
  • Fairways:
    3
  • Pro shop:
    4
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    4
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    4

"The gambler hole was cool"
OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    4
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    4
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    4
  • Pro shop:
    3
  • Grill:
    3
  • Staff:
    3

OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3
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    3

"Waste areas are interesting for someone from the north."
OVERALL SCORE: 4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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"Mid summer, great condition "
OVERALL SCORE: 5
  • Tees:
    5
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    5
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    5
  • Pro shop:
    5
  • Grill:
    3
  • Staff:
    5

OVERALL SCORE: 5
  • Tees:
    5
  • Greens:
    5
  • Fairways:
    5
  • Pro shop:
    5
  • Grill:
    4
  • Staff:
    4

"This was my first time golfing a course like Kings North. To put it into perspective I've never been anywhere that they had a starter and people who load and unload your bags. The place is very well kept. Although I marked parts of the course with good conditions the playing area were only fair but this is only because the course was freshly aerated. Other than holes and sand everywhere from this aeration process everything was fantastic. The staff notified me a day ahead of time about course conditions and I was happy to continue my play at Kings North. Practically had the course to myself so that was nice. I was fully aware of course conditions ahead of time and proceeded to play but typically you can tell this course is in amazing condition. I cleared "The Gambler" on my first shot but not the 2nd to the green. I am yet another this hole got the best of. It was nice to golf such a well known hole with a great layout. Whoever chose the pin position on this hole that day has cruel humor for a 31 handicap but I had a great time with the challenge. Unfortunately the rain was a major factor in cutting the remainder of our visit short. I will gladly and look forward to my return to tackle the 18th that got away. "
OVERALL SCORE: 3
  • Tees:
    3
  • Greens:
    3
  • Fairways:
    3
  • Pro shop:
    4
  • Grill:
    3
  • Staff:
    4

"Played second round same day....overall experience was great...only thing that may need attention is the pace of play, otherwise just Awesome tee to green."
OVERALL SCORE: 4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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"Had a wonderful time, great course and super fun and challenging. Must respect the wind!!! Would definitely play again."
OVERALL SCORE: 4
  • Tees:
    4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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    4
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OVERALL SCORE: 5
  • Tees:
    5
  • Greens:
    3
  • Fairways:
    5
  • Pro shop:
    5
  • Grill:
    5
  • Staff:
    5

"North is certainly a superior playing experience over Southcreek. Greens and overall condition, as well as the course layout, were better as compared to Southcreek."
OVERALL SCORE: 3
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    4
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    4
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    4
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    3
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    3
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    3

"Nice course, enjoyed playing it."
OVERALL SCORE: 4
  • Tees:
    2
  • Greens:
    3
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    4
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    4
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    3
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    4

"We did not play this course. We played Pawleys Plantation which was in very poor shape. Fairways were poor, greens were in terrible shape."
OVERALL SCORE: 2
  • Tees:
    1
  • Greens:
    1
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    1
  • Pro shop:
    3
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    3
  • Staff:
    3
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