Where Should I Play Golf in America?
Here are our choices for the best regions of golf in America:
There is a reason why Florida is called the sunshine state with all-year-round sunshine. Therefore, golf breaks are ideal for golfers' paradise with some of the best 5-star golf resorts and courses globally. Sawgrass Marriott Resort and Spa needs no introduction as it is the "Players Championship" home. In addition, the PGA National Resort and Spa is home to the American PGA to strengthen the list of fantastic golf resorts further.
Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club and Lodge have 27 holes and superb facilities seven miles from Disney World. Innisbrook A Salamander Resort is perfect for family vacations with golf as a bonus. Miami also offers the tropical paradise at Trump National Doral Miami resort with its 650 acres of tropical plantation. All five alternatives are up there with the world's best. Overall, the standards in accommodation, service, and course conditions are unbelievable for a USA golf trip.
Myrtle Beach in South Carolina is a great USA golf destination for golfers of all abilities as it boasts a wide range of golf courses within a forty-minute drive of the centre. Where else in the world can you find that? The Marina Inn at Grande Dunes golf resort is a luxury resort with an 18-hole championship golf course.
The Myrtlewood Golf Villas complex offers self-catering apartments with two championship 18-hole golf courses. Only minutes away from the bars, restaurants, and nightclubs of the renowned Broadway at the Beach. In the same vicinity is the three-star Fairfield Inn Broadway at the Beach, where you can stay and book whatever courses you wish to tick off your bucket list.
A must-play course in the Myrtle Beach National Kings North G.C. is fantastic with water hazards and white sand bunkers. Designed originally by Arnold Palmer and situated in an untouched pine forest, making this course an absolute must. River Hill is another excellent course in a forest environment with significant challenges, which adds to the immense enjoyment that this course can serve you. So, to summarise, if it's water you like to test your iron accuracy, the River Club Golf Club has so much to offer.
California is another destination known for its year-round warm sunshine. From San Francisco to San Diego in the South, magnificent golf courses follow a coastline for 840 miles. One of the best resorts in the luxury five-star resort of Pebble Beach with its four courses – Spyglass Hill, Poppy Hills, Spanish Bay, and the famous Pebble Beach Links Course. The whole resort, including accommodation, is world-class. The best time to play at this resort is from April – October. You must book nine months in advance if you are considering playing the Links Course.
Palm Springs is nestled amongst the San Jacinto Mountains and is home to many world-class championship golf courses with accommodation. La Quinta Resort and Club-La Quinta have two championship courses with another three at PGA West, including the world-famous TPC PGA West Stadium. This resort is an absolute paradise for golf holidays in the USA, with golf, swimming, and tennis all available, perfect for a couple's golf break.
Palm Mountain Resort and Spa is ideal for shopping on Palm Canyon Drive in the centre of Palm Springs. Using this resort as a base will allow access to great golf courses and the quaint shopping outlets at Mercado Plaza.
Other Resorts in Palm Springs
The nearby courses include the 18-hole championship course at TPC Stadium at PGA West Golf Course. Designed by Pete Dye, a signature hole is the 17th named "Alcatraz", an island hole, giving golfers plenty to think about when they consider the safest shot to play. Other games include championship courses at Westin Mission Hill, a Gary Player course and The Westin Mission Hill – Dye Resort and Golf Course.
San Diego has wall-to-wall sunshine all year, with an average temperature of 70f. The scenery is fantastic, as are the golf courses and resorts. Perfect for a unique golf holiday to America.
Torrey Pines Golf Club has two championship courses: The North and The South. Both used to host the Farmers Insurance Open, where the world's best players compete. San Diego is home to many famous American golf courses.