Founders Club at Pawleys Island

7829 Ocean Hwy,

Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585

  • Office

    +1 (800) 833 6337 toll free
  • Pro shop

    +1 (843) 237 2299
  • Golf pro

    Ryan Mooney (GM & Head Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined sandbelt course. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential areas.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Gene Hamm (1966); substantially redesigned by Thomas Walker (2006).

SSS or slope






How to get there:

25 mi SW of Myrtle Beach city centre.

Founders Club at Pawleys Island

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1966

Founders Club at Pawleys Island was originally known as Sea Gull Golf Club. Established in 1966, it held the honour of being the fourth oldest course on the Grand Strand. More recently former Gary Player lead designer Thomas Walker transformed the original rather flat layout into a course that now features sloping fairways, bunkers, elevation changes, and mounding.

Natural beach sand fills the waste areas, and native grasses, such as love and bluestem, populate the mounds and waste areas. This makes for an “ocean-style” course, which gives golfers a unique coastal-feel golfing experience. Wetlands, live oaks, and pines add further aesthetic value to the course.

List of courses: Myrtle Beach


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: Mon-Wed $68; Thur-Sun $74. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Practice facilities


Did you know?

In former times the Founders Club at Pawleys Island was known as Sea Gull Golf Club, and dates back to 1966, making it the fourth oldest course on the Grand Strand.

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