Top Destinations for Golf Travel

by Jun 24, 2023

If you’re a golf lover, there are so many opportunities to combine travel with golf. From gorgeous public courses outside of Rome, to the south of Spain, to courses right here at home in the US, you don’t have to put away the clubs to go on an amazing trip.

Here is some inspiration on courses around the world that pair well with a longer trip:

Pebble beach golfPebble Beach, California

On central California’s coastline is the world’s premier golf course, Pebble Beach. The over 100 year old venue has welcomed the best golfers from all over to play on the green overlooking the ocean. The course is a masterpiece, with challenging holes and iconic landmarks like the famous par-3 7th hole and the dramatic 18th hole. Playing at Pebble Beach is a must-visit destination for golf enthusiasts.

Kingsbarns, Scotland

Outside the birthplace of golf at St. Andrews, the Kingsbarns golf course stuns players in all aspects. The North Sea can be viewed from all 18 holes throughout the links setting the perfect backdrop for this Scottish adventure. With St. Andrews Old Course and Carnoustie, Kingsbarns co-hosts the annual Alfred Dunhill Links Championship bringing players and spectators from all over.

Port Royal, Bermuda

Port Royal has been named the world’s best public golf course by Golf Digest with their 18 championship holes looking over the Atlantic Ocean. With a recent multi-million dollar renovation, Port Royal brings golfers not only to enjoy the course but the oceanfront driving range and luxurious clubhouse. A golf trip paired with the relaxing island vacation might be the getaway you need.

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Melbourne, Australia

The course at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club was designed by renowned architect Alister MacKenzie which showcases strategic and challenging complexities on the green. With a history of hosting prestigious tournaments, Royal Melbourne is the top golf course in the southern hemisphere. The tranquil landscape attracts golf enthusiasts from all over the world.

Quinta do Lago, Portugal

Portugal is home to Europe’s leading golf courses including the three links located at Quinta do Lago in Algarve. Each course brings a different challenge for players whether it’s the undulating greens and water hazards at the North Course or the rolling terrain and fairways of the Laranjal Course. Quinta do Lago also features a golf academy to help players improve their performance.

Whether you want to combine world class golfing with history, beaches, gorgeous scenery, or culture, we’ll help find a destination for you. Reach out to us HERE to get started planning.

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