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Program #14729RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Myrtle Beach is just above sea level.

Equipment Requirements
Golf clubs, golf balls, golf tees and any comfort items such as hats, bug spray, sunscreen, etc. you consider necessary.

Itinerary for Apr 6 — Apr 11, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is located immediately adjacent to the Myrtle Beach State Park which provides a secluded atmosphere to the beach access while offering nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand.

Contact info:
3200 S Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 USA
phone: 843-315-7100
web: www.springmaidbeach.com

Room amenities: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and safes.

Facility amenities: Rooms have full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and safes. 27 acres of landscaped grounds with plenty of wide open, green spaces. Onsite restaurants. 35,000 s.f. ocean front Conference Center 6 pools and 2 lazy rivers Fitness center Miniature golf and arcade The landmark Springmaid Pier.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Handicap rooms available. Rooms have standard tub with shower combination.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: around $80.00
Call 866-764-8501 for additional lodging or 843-315-7100.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, April 06 - Arrival and Check-in with Registration / Welcome ...
Afternoon: Arrive at Springmaid Beach registration building located on the right past the mini-golf course directly across the street from the main hotel building. Check-in for room registration and assignments beginning at 4:30 with Road Scholar welcome folders available from the Coordinator in the lobby of the registration building. Further instructions will be given during program orientation.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the oceanfront Atlantic Ballroom at 6:00 p.m. followed by an orientation session which will cover welcome greetings and introductions as well as a review of the up-to-date daily schedule. We will also discuss responsibilities and review safety guidelines according to emergency procedures with questions and answers as needed. Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Lodging: Springmaid Beach Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is located immediately adjacent to the Myrtle Beach State Park which provides a secluded atmosphere to the beach access while offering nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand.

Contact info:
3200 S Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 USA
phone: 843-315-7100
web: www.springmaidbeach.com

Room amenities: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and safes.

Facility amenities: Rooms have full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and safes. 27 acres of landscaped grounds with plenty of wide open, green spaces. Onsite restaurants. 35,000 s.f. ocean front Conference Center 6 pools and 2 lazy rivers Fitness center Miniature golf and arcade The landmark Springmaid Pier.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Handicap rooms available. Rooms have standard tub with shower combination.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: around $80.00
Call 866-764-8501 for additional lodging or 843-315-7100.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, April 07 - Hands on instruction
Note: Very active hands-on instruction

Breakfast: Make sure to proudly wear your Road Scholar neck wallets in order to enjoy the delicious breakfast buffet, served in the Marlins restaurant. The Marlins' buffet breakfast has become something of a legend – filled with biscuits and gravy, old fashioned favorites like hot cakes and sausages, egg dishes, potatoes, breads, a cereal and fresh fruit bar, custom omelet station and more! Join Ray for his award winning omelets to make a perfect start to your day in beautiful Myrtle Beach. Mr. Ray Shamlou has been the Omelet Chef every day since 2006. Mr. Ray has won several awards at the local and state level for his service and interaction with each and every guest of Springmaid Beach Resort. For more information about Mr. Ray and to catch a glimpse of his station, see our recommended websites!

Morning: Group will meet directly in front of the airport at Whispering Pines Golf Course, (Address: 900 Harrelson Blvd. Myrtle Beach, SC 29577; Phone number: 843-918-2305) for group instruction with opportunities for individualized instruction. Personalized swing video and launch monitor analysis with instruction covering hands on ball striking emphasis, full swing fundamentals, short game, driver, course management, and mental skills will be covered during the week.

Lunch: Enjoy a light, healthy lunch buffet at the Whispering Pines Golf Center.

Afternoon: Hands on golf instruction.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the oceanfront Atlantic Ballroom.

Evening: Golf Pro will review highlights of the first day followed by a question and answer session.

Lodging: Springmaid Beach Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is located immediately adjacent to the Myrtle Beach State Park which provides a secluded atmosphere to the beach access while offering nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand.

Contact info:
3200 S Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 USA
phone: 843-315-7100
web: www.springmaidbeach.com

Room amenities: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and safes.

Facility amenities: Rooms have full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and safes. 27 acres of landscaped grounds with plenty of wide open, green spaces. Onsite restaurants. 35,000 s.f. ocean front Conference Center 6 pools and 2 lazy rivers Fitness center Miniature golf and arcade The landmark Springmaid Pier.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Handicap rooms available. Rooms have standard tub with shower combination.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: around $80.00
Call 866-764-8501 for additional lodging or 843-315-7100.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, April 08 - Golf Instruction/18-Holes of Golf/Evening Activit...
Note: Very active golf instruction; golf cart provided for afternoon play

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet will be served in the Marlins restaurant.

Morning: Group will meet at Whispering Pines Golf Course for group instruction with opportunities for individualized instruction. Personalized swing video and launch monitor analysis with instruction covering hands on ball striking emphasis, full swing fundamentals, short game, driver, course management, and mental skills will be covered during the week.

Lunch: Enjoy a light, healthy lunch buffet at the Whispering Pines Golf Center.

Afternoon: Group will play 18 holes of golf as part of the program. Golf cart will be included.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the oceanfront Atlantic Ballroom.

Evening: Learn the fascinating natural history of South Carolina's state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle. Lecture will cover their nesting and feeding habitats.

Lodging: Springmaid Beach Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is located immediately adjacent to the Myrtle Beach State Park which provides a secluded atmosphere to the beach access while offering nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand.

Contact info:
3200 S Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 USA
phone: 843-315-7100
web: www.springmaidbeach.com

Room amenities: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and safes.

Facility amenities: Rooms have full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and safes. 27 acres of landscaped grounds with plenty of wide open, green spaces. Onsite restaurants. 35,000 s.f. ocean front Conference Center 6 pools and 2 lazy rivers Fitness center Miniature golf and arcade The landmark Springmaid Pier.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Handicap rooms available. Rooms have standard tub with shower combination.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: around $80.00
Call 866-764-8501 for additional lodging or 843-315-7100.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, April 09 - Golf Instruction with Short Game Emphasis/On-cour...
Golf Instruction with Short Game Emphasis/On-course with instructors for 18-Holes of Short Game Golf/Free evening to enjoy beautiful Myrtle Beach

Note: Active short game instruction with hand-pull golf carts during afternoon play

Breakfast: Breakfast buffet will be served in the Marlins restaurant.

Morning: Group will meet at Whispering Pines Golf Course for group instruction with opportunities for individualized instruction. Short game emphasis with instruction covering putting, chipping, pitching and sand bunkers.

Lunch: Enjoy a light, healthy lunch buffet at the Whispering Pines Golf Center.

Afternoon: Special afternoon with instructors on-course during 18 holes of golf paying close attention to the short game.

Dinner: Dinner is on your own to enjoy local restaurants.

Evening: The evening will be free to enjoy the entertainment possibilities Myrtle Beach has to offer. Or, enjoy the Harbor Oaks Miniature Golf course at Springmaid. It is available for play north of the Guest Registration building.

Lodging: Springmaid Beach Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Hotel

Description: This all-ocean view, 27-acre beach front Resort hotel in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is located immediately adjacent to the Myrtle Beach State Park which provides a secluded atmosphere to the beach access while offering nearly 500 rooms of lodging and is beautifully situated on ¼ mile of the most peaceful, beautiful beach on the south end of Myrtle Beach’s famous Grand Strand.

Contact info:
3200 S Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 USA
phone: 843-315-7100
web: www.springmaidbeach.com

Room amenities: Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and safes.

Facility amenities: Rooms have full-sized refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers and safes. 27 acres of landscaped grounds with plenty of wide open, green spaces. Onsite restaurants. 35,000 s.f. ocean front Conference Center 6 pools and 2 lazy rivers Fitness center Miniature golf and arcade The landmark Springmaid Pier.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Handicap rooms available. Rooms have standard tub with shower combination.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: around $80.00
Call 866-764-8501 for additional lodging or 843-315-7100.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, April 10 - Golf Instruction/18-Holes of Golf/Evening Activit...
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet will be served in the Marlins restaurant.

Morning: Group will meet at Whispering Pines Golf Course for group instruction with opportunities for individualized instruction. Personalized swing video and launch monitor analysis with instruction covering hands on ball striking emphasis, full swing fundamentals, short game, driver, course management, and mental skills will be covered during the week.

Lunch: Enjoy a light, healthy lunch buffet at the Whispering Pines Golf Center.

Afternoon: Group will play 18 holes of golf as part of the program. Golf cart will be included.

Dinner: Dinner will be served in the oceanfront Atlantic Ballroom.

Evening: Enjoy a fascinating lecture on the The Waccamaw Neck - a long narrow peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and the Waccamaw River in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The town of Pawleys Island is located on the Waccamaw Neck, as well as the mainland area, incorrectly called Pawleys Island, which is unincorporated. The entire area shares Zip Code 29585. The Waccamaw Neck is located south of Myrtle Beach on the Grand Strand, and just north of the historic seaport of Georgetown. The neck is a historic area that was a major hunting and fishing ground for the prehistoric Waccamaw tribe, followed by rice plantations along the river side, with summer homes for the planters and their families on the coastal side that extended from colonial times to the beginning of the 20th Century.

Lodging: Springmaid Beach Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, April 11 - Program Wrap Up
Breakfast: Breakfast buffet will be served in the Marlins restaurant.

Morning: Group will meet in the hotel conference room behind the registration building for a review of the mental skills of golf and have a questions & answers session. The program concludes with this summary and feedback session. No lunch is included with this program. Check out from the hotel is at 11 a.m. with individual departures to follow. We hope you enjoy Road Scholar learning adventures and look forward to having you on rewarding programs in the future. Please be in touch via the Road Scholar Social Network, where you can share memories, pictures, and comments. Best wishes for all your journeys.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
8 Hands-on experiences

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