Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament

Calling all basketball fans! If you can’t bear waiting until March for the madness, bring the family to Myrtle Beach this November and participate in the inaugural 2018 ESPN Events Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament! The tournament will be hosted at the HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University’s campus from November 15 – 18!

 

Cheer on top-rated college teams such as Cal State Fullerton, Monmouth, Saint Joseph’s, UCF, Valparaiso, Wake Forest, West Virginia, and Western Kentucky as they battle for the championship title!

 

Autumn is the ideal time to visit the Grand Strand area, with fewer crowds and mild weather take the opportunity to ditch the cold and spend a weekend at the beach!

 

When wondering where to stay in Myrtle Beach for the tournament, look no further than Marina Inn at Grande Dunes! The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is the perfect location for accommodations for a couple or the whole family! We are offering a special rate of $125.00 per night for the luxurious grande guest room. The grande guest room features a choice of one king or two queen beds, large bathroom, private balcony with views and more! Larger suites may be available at an additional rate.

 

Get ready to ball at the beach this month at the Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes!

 

Myrtle Beach Invitational Basketball Tournament

HTC Center at Coastal Carolina University’s Campus

November 15 – 18, 2018

Rates starting at *$125.00 per night

Golf with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach

It is officially Fall and the weather is perfect for a round of golf in Myrtle Beach! The Marina Inn, a luxury 4 diamond resort, offers a variety of Myrtle Beach golf packages including the Grande Dunes Resort Course located on site. Marina Inn at Grande Dunes is centrally located to the best Myrtle Beach golf courses so traveling there will only be a short drive! We’ll also show you what there is to do in Myrtle Beach when you want to continue the fun after the game.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been known as the ‘Golf Capital of the World’ and it’s no surprise with our proximity to the ocean and beautiful weather year round! Some of the most beautiful golf courses in the world call the Grand Strand home.

Grande Dunes

With 7 out of the 18 holes that play along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Grande Dunes Resort Course is quite unique to the Grand Strand! No wonder PGA Magazine said it is “one of the great golf clubs in the world”. This is our on-site course so by staying with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes you won’t have to travel far to play!

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Resort Course at Grande Dunes

Barefoot Golf Resort

The four courses at Barefoot Golf Resort are named after four hall of fame players – Norman, Love, Fazio, and Dye. Each course has its own quirks and characteristics; just like the players! This resort was named as the 2017 North America Golf Resort of the Year!

Dunes Club

Located right next to the ocean, (literally in the dunes!), the Dunes Club courses are sure to satisfy any golf lover’s dreams. While playing the course you’ll get a chance to play up on hole 13, dubbed ‘Waterloo’ – which is known around the world! Experience a match with the sunshine on your face and the warm breeze blowing through as you play for a true Myrtle Beach golf game.  

Pine Lakes

A local’s favorite, Pine Lakes course keeps a loyal following coming back year round! Known as the first golf course of Myrtle Beach, the Grandaddy course has been restored to and makes all the other courses green with envy. It’s no surprise this country club’s classic features a rich history that keeps golfers coming back every year!

Dye Course #10 at Barefoot Golf Resort

If you need a break from the game, there’s plenty to do in Myrtle Beach to keep the fun going! Enjoy entertainment, attractions, shopping, and dining up and down the Grand Strand.

Broadway at the Beach or Barefoot Landing

The perfect place to go and spend time when you’re not quite sure what to do. Broadway at the Beach, located centrally in Myrtle Beach, is home to a movie theater, various restaurants, specialty shops, Ripley’s Aquarium, and so much more! Barefoot Landing, located further up the coast in North Myrtle Beach, is filled with delectable restaurants and shopping and right on the marina with a view that won’t disappoint.

PGA Superstore

Whether you’re in search of a new driver or need some new gear or balls – stock up on everything you need to play at one of the two locations along the Grand Strand!

Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar

A local’s favorite oceanfront spot, Ocean Annie’s Beach Bar is where you’ll want to spend happy hour after a long day on the course! There’s plenty of live music and ice cold drinks to unwind after the game.

New South Brewing

A local brewery in Myrtle Beach, at New South Brewing Company you can try a unique variety of craft beers and even schedule a tour to learn how their beer is made!

WaterScapes at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

After a long day of playing the course, grab your friends and treat yourselves to a dinner at our fine dining restaurant on site at Marina Inn! With a top-rated chef and an outdoor dining area, WaterScapes is the perfect spot to dine and relax for another round of golf in the morning!

When you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes during your next visit to Myrtle Beach’s famous golf courses, you can choose from a variety of different golf packages. Click here to see our current offers. Pack your clubs and we look forward to seeing you on the course!

Hurricane Florence Update at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Thank you for the patience and support during the storm the past week! Hurricane Florence was predicted to hit our coast as a Category 4 storm and thankfully it weakened and we were spared from any damage. The mandatory evacuation for our area was lifted and we are happy to be back in operation!

The Myrtle Beach area is in excellent condition and we are looking forward to seeing everyone back on the beach. After a rough week for the Carolinas, we hope to see families and friends enjoying a getaway filled with quality time and good memories! The weather is warm and there is still plenty of fun to be had this fall around the Grand Strand. For the remainder of September, take advantage of our special offers to spend some much deserved time relaxing with your loved ones!

We wanted to update our guests on travel and road closures due to the continued flooding happening further inland. If you’re driving to Myrtle Beach by car, please be sure to check the roads and map out a route before you begin traveling. Utilize these websites below for current information on our state roads and various detours you may need to take.

https://scdot.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=f89dbb607181411b86e999ed2897fb21

https://www.511sc.org/  

Use your smartphone and download the Waze app to view closures in real time!

https://www.waze.com/

 

Golf Courses to Play in Myrtle Beach this Fall

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been known as the golf capital of the world; which isn’t surprising with our proximity to the ocean and beautiful weather year round! When you choose to stay with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, a luxury 4 diamond resort in Myrtle Beach, you’re just a short drive away from some of the best courses along the Grand Strand!

Grande Dunes Resort Course

With 7 out of the stylish 18 holes that play along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Grande Dunes Resort Course is quite unique to the Grand Strand! No wonder PGA Magazine said it is “one of the great golf clubs in the world”. This is our on-site course so by staying with Marina Inn at Grande Dunes you won’t have to travel far to play a luxurious round of golf!

Barefoot Golf Resort

The 4 courses at Barefoot Golf Resort are named after 4 hall of fame players. Norman, Love, Fazio, and Dye. Each course with its own quirks and characteristics; just like the players! This resort was named as the 2017 North America Golf Resort of the Year and it doesn’t take an expert to see why. The relaxation you’ll feel while playing the course is what will keep you coming back time and time again!

Dunes Club

Located right next to the ocean, (literally in the dunes!), the Dunes Club courses are sure to satisfy any golf lover’s dreams. While playing the course you’ll come up on hole 13, dubbed ‘Waterloo’ and well-known around the world for being the signature hole of the course! Experience a match with the sunshine on your face and the warm breeze blowing through as you play for a true Myrtle Beach golf game.  

Pine Lakes

A local’s favorite, Pine Lakes course keeps a loyal following coming back year round! Known as the first golf course of Myrtle Beach, the Grandaddy course has been restored to and makes all the other courses green with envy. It’s no surprise this country club’s classic features and rich history keeps seasoned golfers coming back every year!

Once the cool breeze begins to blow through, pack your clubs and plan your visit to Myrtle Beach for the perfect time of year to play a round at each course! It’s not too late to book with our Ultimate Summer Sale offered now through August 31! Book today to get the best deals and begin making memories with your family in Myrtle Beach!