Blackmoor

Course Info

Date opened: 1990
Greens: Tif Eagle
Par: 72
Designer: Gary Player
Course Rating: 71.1
Slope Rating: 126
Yardage: 6614

The Lowcountry of the Grand Strand is so rich with historical structures and stories. Blackmoor Golf Club is no exception to that generality. Housed on the old Longwood Plantation, this majestic golf club plays along the Waccamaw River. You will be sure to see wild turkeys, alligators, and other wildlife during your play here. The tranquil atmosphere and beautiful scenery will put you face-to-face with the best that nature has to offer. Blackmoor was recently voted the Strands Golf Course of the Year, and for good reason!


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Course Review

Blackmoor

Blackmoor Golf Club If you're a history guru or just like the feeling of being surrounded by historical features, Blackmoor Golf Club in Murrells Inlet has a lot to offer you. Built on the old Longwood Plantation, Blackmoor parallels the Waccamaw River and is home to tons of wild turkeys, alligators, and deer. P.W. Fraser and John Green purchased the plantation in the 1800s to grow and farm rice. Little did they know they were purchasing land that would later become a golf course recently voted the Strands Golf Course of the Year. One of the most interesting features of Blackmoor is the cemetery on the 13th hole, in which John Green is buried.

The course was designed in the early 1990s by the world's most traveled golf player, Gary Player. Golf in the south strand was still developing and was not the powerhouse that it is today. When Blackmoor first opened, it was the most expensive and pricy golf course on the Grand Strand. Now, Blackmoor is enjoyable one of the most affordable golf courses to play in the area.

The great thing about Blackmoor is that the developer took advantage of the natural terrain. It features the low elevation and abundant swampland that was part of the original Longwood Plantation land. The front nine introduces the higher elevations of the Plantation, but you still won't feel as though you're playing on a mountain. The back nine includes the more swampy areas of the Waccamaw River.

The clever layout of Blackmoor provides the high handicapper with a fun and interesting round. With a course rating of 71.1, the greens and fairways of Bermuda grass. Most of the greens are open in the front and allow the bump and run to come into play. The first six holes in particular are relatively narrow and appr

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Blackmoor

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