Founders Group International

February 21, 2024
Posted by
Frankie Colon


“Founders Group International is committed to the continued success of the Myrtle Beach community - on and off the golf course. We believe in the vision of Partnership Grand Strand and want to work with stakeholders in our great community to assist with downtown redevelopment, improved infrastructure, affordable housing, and the challenges we face as a growing community. The future of Myrtle Beach has never been brighter, and Partnership Grand Strand is a vital part of our continued success.”
Steve Mays, President

About Us

Founders Group International is the Myrtle Beach area’s largest golf course ownership, operating 21 of the area’s best layouts, including Grande Dunes Resort Course, TPC Myrtle Beach, Pine Lakes Country Club and King’s North at Myrtle Beach National. The company also owns and administers two of the Grand Strand’s leading online tee time and golf package providers - and FGI’s commitment to providing the best golf vacation experience possible has made it one of the nation’s leading ownership groups.

Impact on the Grand Strand economy

Golf is one of the most powerful sectors of the Grand Strand economy, producing a nine-figure economic impact annually, and with 21 courses and more than 1,000 employees, FGI is the most prominent player along the Myrtle Beach golf scene. FGI’s golf courses play more than 700,000 rounds annually and bring thousands of people to the area for stay-and-play trips.

About Partnership Grand Strand
Partnership Grand Strand is a 501c3 foundation launched in 2022 by the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce to fund a five-year economic and community development initiative. Through investments from local businesses and partnerships with community organizations, the foundation leads and supports efforts related to four pillars of success: prosperity, talent, place and infrastructure. Through their focused endeavors, Partnership Grand Strand works to accelerate economic prosperity and enhance quality of life across Horry and Georgetown counties. 
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