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Supergilbys Golfapalooza 2019 - Lockwood Folly (05/03/2019)  

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DenisGilbert
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05/14/2019 4:30 pm  

Hi all!

Last chapter of this eight rounds golf vacation in 12 days in Myrtle Beach, this time under the clouds ... with a few rain drops on just two holes, and with a temperature of around 25 degrees Celsius.

We finished it all at Holden Beach, more specifically at Lockwood Folly, a golf course that will for sure please golfers who are on a budget and want to get their money's worth.

Lockwood Folly is a course we could consider "unpretentious" if you compare it with all that Myrtle Beach has to offer. Offering a traditional design as we find many in Quebec (it is wooded almost everywhere), here is an environment where you will quickly feel comfortable and confident. Almost perfect for people who opt for a golf package and who stay in the northern portion of the Grand Strand (about 15 minutes from Rivers Edge, to locate you geographically).

Playing on nearly 6150 yards of white markers and 5029 yards for the ladies, Lockwood Folly is not a golf course that can be considered difficult. The fairways are wide, the water, when there is, is clearly visible or identified (the scorecard is very explicit in this regard) and the greens are of good size. Be careful however about the sand traps (very well maintained during our visit), wich are very present on 16 of the 18 holes of the course.

During our visit, the Greens were spiked a few days prior, to be ready for a big tournament coming in a few weeks. Nothing to complain about, except that they were a little slower than the other places we played in the last two weeks.

We would be regret to not letting you know that the 18th hole (a short par 5 of 453 yards from the whites and 393 yards for the ladies) is incredibly beautiful. It’s a dog leg to the right then, when it comes time to go for your second shot, take a moment to immerse yourself with the view you’ll have. First, the green is ready to welcome you, then a view of the marshes who surround it... and the ocean. It's really a “Wow” effect!

To conclude, have you ever been to Lockwood Folly? If not, feel free to give it a try on a future trip. And for those who have been there before, we are quite convinced that you will agree with us about the fact this course represents a very good quality/price ratio for the golfers who want to save on a golf package.

Unfortunately, this is it for me about Myrtle Beach golf for 2019, since I won’t be able to come back this summer. It makes me a bit sad, but can’t wait to come back in the near future!

Take care all and “Merci beaucoup” for reading my little reports.

P. S. : please forgive me for my English! As a French-Canadian, I’m not really bilingual, but always trying my best!

Denis Gilbert
Quebec City, Canada


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kio57
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05/14/2019 5:01 pm  

Thanks for all the reports Denis! Safe travels home if you are not already there.


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langille5
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05/14/2019 5:55 pm  

Thanks for the Report Denis. Yank could always translate if needed.


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lndnwd2
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05/14/2019 8:52 pm  

Thanks for all your reports Denis, Very much appreciated.


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6542Golf
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05/14/2019 9:02 pm  

Denis thanks for sharing sorry you want be back this summer. 

Brownwood Bandit


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S***H
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05/15/2019 6:40 pm  

I have played Lockwood Folly a long long time ago. So it is fun to have a recent report of this course. Thanks!


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ArtMBGolf
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05/15/2019 8:41 pm  

With new greens and new clubhouse, Lockwood is now better than ever. 

 Thanks!  

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Skippy
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05/15/2019 10:00 pm  

Thanks for all your reports Denis. Your English is fine, but celcius temperatures always look funny to me.?


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leftygar1
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05/16/2019 11:20 am  

Thanks for your reports Denis, good reading.


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jbshepherds
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05/16/2019 1:36 pm  

Denis that was a excellent report, it is a course i will look at adding one day in my future trips!! Your English is better then mine, people dont believe him. He is a well educated and intellectual person to go along with that awesome personality. He is someone that i am happy to say is a friend. You will be missed my friend this summer. . 

Let the Big Dawg Bite!!!


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DenisGilbert
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05/16/2019 4:41 pm  
Posted by: jbshepherds

Denis that was a excellent report, it is a course i will look at adding one day in my future trips!! Your English is better then mine, people dont believe him. He is a well educated and intellectual person to go along with that awesome personality. He is someone that i am happy to say is a friend. You will be missed my friend this summer. . 

A portion of my paycheck is on its way Sheppy Baby! 😉

Denis Gilbert
Quebec City, Canada


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05/16/2019 5:59 pm  

Denis.... thanks for all the great reports!!  

Sorry to hear you won't be able to make it back this summer.... but you will return i am sure in 2020
and make more great memories!!!


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wolfpackguy
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06/09/2019 2:05 am  

Great reports Denis, your English is better than 86.5% of our natives born in the area.


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S***H
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06/09/2019 5:08 am  

I lke the accuracy of this statistic ( 85,6 %).


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