Meadowlands Golf Club was named the 2018 golf course of the year by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association.
Meadowlands Golf Club was named the 2018 golf course of the year by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. The Sun News file photo
Meadowlands Golf Club was named the 2018 golf course of the year by the Myrtle Beach Area Golf Course Owners Association. The Sun News file photo

Alan Blondin covers golf, Coastal Carolina athletics and numerous other sports-related topics that warrant coverage. Well-versed in all things Myrtle Beach, Horry County and the Grand Strand, the Northeastern University journalism school valedictorian has been a sports reporter at The Sun News since 1993, earning eight top-10 Associated Press Sports Editors national writing awards and 18 top-three S.C. Press Association writing awards since 2007.