True Blue News & Blog Updates
Mike Strantz’s brief but illustrious design career produced six publicly accessible golf courses, three of which now have a place on Golfweek’s recently released 2020 list of the “Top 100 Best Courses You Can Play in the U.S.” We’re beyond proud to call two of these, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club (#62) and True Blue Golf Club (#95), our very own.
The Traveling Golfer host Tony Leodora heads down the Waccamaw Golf Trail in the southern part of the Myrtle Beach, SC area.
Standing on the tee at the par-3 No. 7 at True Blue Golf Club, a golfer can easily forget they’re in the Lowcountry. Measuring 176 yards from the longest markers, No. 7 at True Blue may not be the absolute longest of par-3 challenges you’ll face, but it is most definitely a bear.
In a recent visit to Caledonia and True Blue, professional golfer and social media influencer Paige Spiranac also spent some time getting to know more about the Steve Dresser Golf Academy at True Blue. Check out the video recap of her visit!
Is it a straightaway par 4, or is it a dogleg right? For No. 6 at True Blue Golf Club, the answer to the question depends on the day you tee it up. A demanding par 4 measuring 404 yards from the tips, No. 6 features two different green complexes that challenge the strategy behind every swing.
Measuring 433 yards from the back tees, the par-4 fifth hole at True Blue Golf Club displays course designer Mike Strantz’ affinity for misdirection. As True Blue Head Golf Professional Bart Romano describes, “Five is a downhill tee shot with some misdirection — which Strantz does quite a bit in his design features — where the safest and biggest part of the fairway is clearly out to the right, but the hole doglegs back to the left.”
Steve Dresser of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy at True Blue Golf Club in Pawleys Island, S.C. is here to show us how you can use a simple variant of a common grooming accessory to help improve your putting game!
After conquering No. 1, the longest par 5 at True Blue Golf Club, you move on to No. 2, the shortest par 4 at True Blue and a hole that requires you to commit to a precise plan of action from the get-go or risk hitting yourself into significant trouble. Here’s what you’ll need to know to have your plan ready on your next trip with Caledonia Golf Vacations.
Golf Tip from the Steve Dresser Golf Academy: Understanding How the Left and Right Sides Work Together
In this instructional video, Mike Rugg of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy at True Blue Golf Club in Pawleys Island, S.C. addresses the “left side controls everything in the golf swing” theory – and shows how and why it’s okay to incorporate the right side properly as well.
How often can it be said that a course has multiple signature holes? Well, that certainly is the case at True Blue Golf Club, where several iconic holes are on display from the very beginning of the round. Take, for example, No. 1, one of the best three-shot par 5s anywhere on the Strand and a hole that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
We talk all the time about club fitting, but how much does putter fitting enter the conversation? Steve Dresser of the Steve Dresser Golf Academy shows us why putter fitting is important, along with some of the basic principles that guide the process for each golfer.