Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center, located in Sunset Beach, N.C., recently received the rank of a Top 50 Golf Resort from Golf World magazine. The award was announced October 15, 2008 and is based on readers’ ballot results from over 21,000 golf course evaluations. Readers rated courses on 13 different performance criteria, according to a Golf World announcement.

“To be ranked so highly by such a large number of readers is an honor and a privilege,” said Tom Plankers, president of golf at Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center. “This is the first-ever list of golf courses by Golf World, and it is truly an honor to have Sea Trail viewed as the best by players across the nation. We have great courses and amenities, and I hope readers who haven’t played our courses will visit soon and see all we have to offer.”

More information on Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center is available by calling 888-675-9237 or online at

About Sea Trail Golf Resort & Convention Center

Sea Trail is a 2000-acre golf resort and residential community with three courses of distinction and the winner of numerous awards for its golf courses and homes.

The recreational heart of Sea Trail is its three courses designed by Dan Maples, Rees Jones and Willard Byrd. Other amenities include a Village Activity Center with indoor and outdoor pools and whirlpools, an on-staff licensed massage therapist, supervised children’s activities and Magnolias Fine Food & Spirits. Sunset Beach, known for its extraordinary beauty and serenity, is a short drive east of Sea Trail.

In addition, a huge variety of entertainment, shopping, nightlife and cultural opportunities are just south of Sea Trail along the Grand Strand. Sea Trail is located in Sunset Beach, N.C., which is between Wilmington, N.C. and Myrtle Beach, S.C. More information is available online at or by calling 888-675-9237.