Many adults have begun to plan their vacations to destinations that accommodate the serious golfer. Many of America’s most popular golf resorts reside in the Sun Belt, where weather is accommodating for outdoor activities for most months throughout the year. These resorts are geared toward providing a great vacation experience for everyone, from the advanced golfer to the weekend duffer to families.
Most golf resorts include hotels with great amenities such as swimming pools, day spas and fine dining. Resorts that do not have a golf course on the premises normally provide free travel to and from the popular golf courses in the area. At many of these resorts, special golf packages can be purchased which will include room, green fees and sometimes dining packages.
Florida is America’s most popular golf vacation destination. In addition to more than 1,000 golf courses available for public play, Florida’s beaches and popular vacation attractions, such as Disney World, make the state a very attractive option. Among the most popular courses available for play in Florida are Bay Hill, Championsgate, the TPC at Sawgrass and the many Disney courses.
Because of sunshine and warm weather nearly year around, Arizona has also become a popular destination for golf vacations. Golfers are also attracted to the many desert courses in Arizona that give them a different course perspective than they can get back home. A few of the most popular courses to play in Arizona are the TPC of Scottsdale, Sedona Golf Resort, The Legacy Golf Resort and Camelback Golf Club.
Both Northern and Southern California offer golf destinations that provide an enjoyable round of golf in some of the world’s most beautiful locales. In Northern California, only an hour from San Francisco, the Monterey Peninsula is home to the world famous Pebble Beach Golf Links and Spyglass Hill. In Southern California, the San Diego has many courses to choose from, including La Jolla, Palm Springs and Ranch Bernardo.
Southern Charm comes alive in South Carolina, and the state has also become a very popular destination for golfers. The city of Charleston offers several nice courses including Wild Dunes Resort and River Towne Country Club. Hilton Head, SC is home to Harbour Town and Ocean Sea Pines. Myrtle Beach, SC includes Pawley’s Island, Legends, the TPC of Myrtle Beach and Tidewater.
Finally, Hawaii speaks for itself as one of America’s favorite vacation spots, with its tropical beaches and majestic volcanoes. Hawaii is also home to some of the best and most beautiful golf courses in the world. On the island of Oahu, you can find popular courses such as Ko’Olina, Coral Creek and the Hawaii Prince Golf Club at Ewa Beach. On the popular and beautiful tropical paradise of Maui, you can find two of the most popular courses anywhere: the Kapalua Plantation Course and Pukalani.