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Zagat® Survey Ranks Pawleys Plantation Among The Top Golf Courses In The U.S., Virgin Islands And Puerto Rico


Well-Respected Survey Of Golfers Results In Rave Reviews For Pawleys Plantation Golf & Country Club

April 7, 2009, Pawleys Island, S.C. — One of the nation’s leading surveyors of American travelers, Zagat®, has ranked Pawleys Plantation among the top golf courses in the United States, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in its recently released 2009/2010 guide, America’s Top Golf Courses 6th Edition. Zagat surveyed more than 6,054 avid golfers for the ratings and reviews in the guide.

Those surveyed rated Pawleys Plantation as “very good to excellent” in all categories including the course, facilities, service, and value. Describing the course as “one of Jack Nicklaus’ best designs,” the guide reports that the course “is an example of true Southern Golf all the way down to the plantation-style clubhouse.”

Zagat is the brand name of America’s leading guides to restaurants, golf, and hotels. The 2009/2010 golfer’s guide contains over 1,000 player reviews of the country’s public, semi-private and resort courses. Pawleys Plantation was also ranked very highly in the 2007/2008 edition.

“Pawleys Plantation is very excited and honored to be recognized by Zagat again,” said Jann Walker, director of marketing for Pawleys Plantation. “We take pride in our well-conditioned course and are thrilled the raters continue to rank our course so highly. Zagat is known for producing reliable resources for travelers, so we know that when Zagat speaks, travelers listen.”

About Pawleys Plantation

Pawleys Plantation, a 582-acre resort and golf course community in Pawleys Island, S.C., is nestled among moss-draped oaks, natural wetlands and salt marshes. Pawleys Plantation is the South Carolina Lowcountry’s finest property providing visitors first-class accommodations and amenities, an award winning Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, catering, and an elegant 4,500 square foot ballroom, perfect for banquets.

Pawleys Plantation has been recognized as one of South Carolina’s best sites for corporate meetings, private vacations and golf getaways. has called Pawleys Plantation “one of the snazziest resorts on the Grand Strand“ and Travel + Leisure Golf magazine named it one of the most underrated golf resorts in the Southeast. Pawleys Plantation also offers one of the Grand Strand’s premier meeting facilities, a 6,500 square foot conference center. In 2008, readers of ConventionSouth magazine honored it with a ”Readers’ Choice“ award. And, in 2009, Pawleys Plantation was chosen one of the ”Top 50 Golf Resorts" by the readers of GolfWorld magazine.

Conveniently located near a wide variety of cultural and recreational amenities, Pawleys Plantation is approximately one hour from Charleston, S.C., a city well known for its Southern grace and charm; the historic port of Georgetown, S.C., is less than 15 minutes south on U.S. 17. More than 100 golf courses and 1,000 restaurants are in nearby Myrtle Beach.

More information is available online at or by calling Pawleys Plantation at (800) 367-9959.


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