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Thistle Golf Club

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Address: 1815 Olde Thistle Club Road, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
Phone Number: +1 910-444-2500
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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Thistle Golf Club & Estates is an exclusive golf and residential...

Thistle Golf Club & Estates is an exclusive golf and residential community, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, offering a limited 145 custom golf estates on 27 magnificent holes. Enjoy the finest in country club living with a luxury resort lifestyle, surrounded by an idyllic nature preserve, acres of wildflowers wetlands, and rare wildlife.

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Great Golf Course...Treacherous Greens!

Was just down in Myrtle Beach and loved playing Thistle Golf Club! While the weather was a little chilly the golf course experience was excellent. The guys grabbing the clubs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mta22
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Oakville, Canada
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Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the area part time and have played many of the courses in the area. I'm actually a member at Big Cats and am embarrassed to say that I prefer to play Thistle. I played with a group of locals who play here every week. After playing several courses in the area I have to say that this... More 

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Thank newtownConnecticut
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review of Thistle Golf Club. Our maintenance staff thanks you for the many compliments. The staff here also prides themselves on giving friendly, excellent service to everyone that walks though the doors. We also look forward to seeing you bring your buddies from up north to play the Thistle. More 

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome golf experience today, Saturday, November 19th, 2016. From the time we arrive to golf at Thistle Golf Course in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, The bag drop attendants, front desk personnel, the tee boxes, the fairways, the greens, were all superb! The Thistle Golf Course is rated number one golf course by the Myrtle Beach golf ads and... More 

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Thank LouFaulx
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Mr. Lou Faulx, Thank you for your awesome review. We are happy that you thought our staff and course here were superb. We try to give locals a great value with their local ID and will be looking forward to seeing you in the near future. More 

Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was just down in Myrtle Beach and loved playing Thistle Golf Club! While the weather was a little chilly the golf course experience was excellent. The guys grabbing the clubs, the ladies in the grill room, and the Pro Shop staff were all incredibly friendly and professional. The Course: Easily the favourite of our week in MB. Not a terribly... More 

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Thank Mta22
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Mr. Mta22, Thank you for the compliment about the staff and the course conditions. The pin positions can be treacherous at times with the fast greens, but that is what makes for a fun day. Hopefully we will see you soon when you can give The Thistle another go at mastering the greens. More 

Fort Lauderdale
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12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The course was in excellent condition. The greens were fast and consistent. The staff was helpful and friendly. I look forward to playing here again and again. This has become one of my favorite course in the Myrtle Beach area.

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Thank Claude S
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Mr. Claude S, Thank you for the compliments about the golf course. It's awesome that The Thistle made your list for one of the top golf courses in the area. We also look forward to seeing you again and again out here. More 

Covington, Georgia
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There for a wedding and helped get everything ready. The service was amazing and the food was really good. The wedding planner was exceptional!

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Thank Donna S
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Donna for the kind words. I have passed your comments on to my Event staff. You and your team deserve praise as well...everything looked beautiful. More 

Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think that The Thistle is one of the premier golf courses on the Grand Strand. I live here and I've played at least 50 of the area's 90 + courses, so I have something to compare this course to. The clubhouse looks like an exclusive country club facility, and the restaurant is excellent. The course is challenging but fair,... More 

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1 Thank Joanne O
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you Joanne. Being local, you have a bunch of golf courses to chose from. We are honored you continue to support Thistle. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Best course on the Grand Strand. Imaculate greens. Always in perfect condition. Top notch clubhouse & restaurant. Staff is second to none.

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Thank Bruce B
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Bruce, thank you for your comments. I will be sure to pass on your comments to our entire staff. Don't be a stranger, come back soon. More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Had friends in from out of town. I have been raving about how nice The Thistle is. When we were talking about where to play, there was no doubt where the guys wanted to play. I must admit I was a little nervous that I had over hyped the course and we just got crushed with a hurricane. With the... More 

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Thank Joshuaaadams
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Josh, first off, thanks for bringing your friends to our facility....I hope they enjoyed the Thistle experience. Also, thanks for understanding and taking into consideration the Hurricane that passed through here a couple days prior to your tee time. Our team worked extremely hard getting the course back in pristine condition. Come visit again soon. More 

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431 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I went there with no prior knowledge of this course and never heard of it before this golf trip. All I can say is 'wow', this place is special. So, special we even saw a gentlemen spreading some ashes of his best friend who had recently passed and called Thistle Golf Club his favorite. That brought some tears to the... More 

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Thank Bandit2118
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff at Thistle Golf Club, we would like to thank you Bandit2118 for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed the Thistle experience, and hope to see you and your group back on the property in the near future. Please visit our website, www.thistlegolf.com, for discounted rates and available golf packages. More 

Clarkston, Michigan
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575 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

27 holes. The Steward, MacKay and the Cameron courses. All the course are great with some of the best greens I have played on. Very nice. Lots of water. Most of the holes have water on them. It was challenging and fun. I enjoyed playing here. All were nice with a great club house. Play these courses, you will love... More 

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1 Thank JeffreyTravel
Jamie R, General Manager at Thistle Golf Club, responded to this review

Jeffrey, thank you for the kind comments. You mentioned the amount of water on the property...hope you avoided the majority of them...lol. We cannot wait to have you back on the property...see you soon. More 

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