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10 Best Golf Vacations for New and Veteran Golfers

10 Best Golf Vacations for New and Veteran Golfers

Last Updated on October 5, 2021

Is a golf vacation on your bucket list? Then we have some ideas for you.

No matter if you are a new golfer or have been practicing for many years– you should go for a golf vacation at least once.

Golf vacations are trending now. However, being an experienced golfer, you might not be able to enjoy a good golf session in 2020 due to COVID-19. Otherwise, it can be a possibility that you started playing golf last year because you got some free time during the lockdown phase.

However, the golf format itself requires maintaining some distance in a large outbound ground. In addition, with proper precautions being taken, countries are opening up their travel options. So, it’s a great time to go for a golf vacation now. 

In this article, you will find recommendations on Golf training schools like Bird Golf Schools for Women and you will also get to know about such golf courses that have awesome scenes and surroundings.

Check out the list of best golf vacations for new and veteran golfers.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach, California

Location: Oceanfront Resort, Monarch Beach, Dana Point, California

Designed by: Robert Trent Jones Jr.

You can enjoy mesmerizing landscapes and views from this resort. If you are a visitor of Oceanfront Resort, you will get a guided tour of the golf course on a Phat scooter or GolfBoard.

Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Golf Link

Wildfire Golf Club, Arizona

Location: JW Mariott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort Spa

Courses offered: Two championship courses, 1. The Palmer Signature course. 2. The Faldo Championship Course

Courses Designed by: Arnold Palmer & Nick Faldo.

Golfers can enjoy a high-quality desert golfing experience here.

CordeValle, California

Location: In the foothills of Santa Cruz Mountains, Northern California

Designed by: Robert Trent Jones Jr.

You will be overwhelmed to see the view of the natural landscapes along with meadows and creeks while staying at the luxury resort.

Big Cedar Lodge, Missouri

Location: Ozark, Near Branson’s entertainment Mecca, Missouri
Owners: Johnny Morris

Courses: The 18-hole Ozarks National, Payne’s Valley and many more.

Course Designed by: Tiger Woods.

It is a 4600-acre natural playground. Tiger Woods has himself designed Payne’s valley course in order to honor Payne Stewart (World Golf Hall of Fame member).

Ojai Valley Inn, California

Location: Ojai, Southern California

Designed by: Billy Bell & George C.

It is a 200 acres property having mountain views, rolling hills, tree-lined fairways. It is one of the popular and great golf courses in southern California.

It is a popular golf course among Hollywood celebrities. Will Smith, Kevin Costner are some of the famous names that have visited this resort.Ojai Valley Inn

Park Hyatt Aviara, California

Location: Carlsbad, California.

Designed by: Arnold Palmer.

Park Hyatt Aviara, another 200-acre golf course, is one of the longest-running golf training schools in the western United States. Some popular magazines like Golf Digest and Golf Magazine have recognized this golf course as one of the best in the country.

Recently, the golf course was renovated and Topgolf Swing Suites have been included in it. In addition, the LPGA Kia Classic Golf tournament takes part here every year.

Kukui’ula, Hawaii

Location: Koloa, Hawaii.

Designed by: Tom Weiskopf

Course: 18-hole course

This is a private oceanfront golf clubhouse having a pro shop, locker rooms, lounges, access to lessons, golf boards and carts. Golf Digest has mentioned this golf course in their magazine as one of the best golf courses in Hawaii.

Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences, Hawaii

Location: Kauai, Lihue, Hawaii

Designed by: Jack Nicklaus

Course: ocean course.

This golf course is set on a 450-acre resort. Its award-winning ocean course features Hawaii’s longest stretch of oceanfront golf. This is an exclusive Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course of Kauai.

Mayakoba, Mexico

Location: Riviera Maya, Mexico

Designed by: El Camaleon Greg Norman

Course: El Camaleon Golf Club

You can enjoy this golf course while staying in the luxurious suites of Rosewood Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Mayakoba or Fairmont Mayakoba.

While playing golf, you can enjoy the astonishing beauty of the tropical and mangrove jungle. Upon paying for the sport, you will get access to an 18-hole course, unlimited practice on that day and a golf cart that has an active GPS system.

Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort, Puerto Rico

Location: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Course: Two 18-hole championship courses. 1. River course and 2. Ocean Course

Designed by: Greg Norman (River), Tom & George Fazio (Ocean).

The view from this 500-ace resort is breathtaking as you can witness the scenic beauty of the Atlantic Ocean. Additionally, you can also enjoy the soul-refreshing escape to the El Yunque course

Photo Credit: All images used via Flickr’s Creative Commons Licensing. (1) Waldorf Astoria Golf Link; (2) Ojai Valley Inn by John Weiss