There's so much to see and do on a golf trip to Las Vegas. From the shows and golf courses to the nightclubs and restaurants, there's nothing this town can't deliver. Jason Scott Deegan offers up the best of Sin City to make the most of your golf vacation.
Interstate-4 between Orlando and Daytona Beach is one of the most traveled thoroughfares in Florida. Visitors and residents head to one of Central Florida's most popular beaches, Daytona Beach, in droves. What these beach lovers and some golfers may not realize are the significant number of excellent courses they're missing along the way. Here's a menu of places to play.
The greater Phoenix area is paradise for the business traveler -- and his or her clientele. The Valley is awash in great golf courses, from the pricey and challenging layouts in north Scottsdale to resort courses that are meant to be enjoyed rather than suffered. So if you're in Phoenix on business and want to host colleagues or clients, here are just a few of the courses that would make for an ideal business/golf outing ...
Encompassing places like Longboat Key, Lido Key and Siesta Key, the Sarasota area is an engaging blend of excellent golf courses, white sand beaches and some of Florida's most significant cultural attractions. Following a round of golf, there are numerous options to visit museums, attend live theater, dance and musical performances and browse art galleries, Ed Schmidt writes.
Many golf facilities in Las Vegas offer at least two 18-hole courses. Some, like Revere Golf Club, complement one another. Others, like Angel Park Golf Club, offer great variety. Mike Bailey takes a closer look at the best multi-course facilities in Las Vegas, including Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Primm Valley, Sun City Summerlin and Badlands.
Attracting more Americans than any other Irish golf club, Ballybunion has mastered the art of making overseas visitors feel welcome and providing them with first-class facilities. And the club has accomplished this without sacrificing any of the charm, warmth and friendliness that makes golfing in Ireland such a treat. But what puts Ballybunion right on the top of most discerning golfer's wish list are the two spectacular courses, the Old and the Cashen.
With an ideal climate and ocean-drowned sunsets that rival any in California, the San Diego area is, well, about as perfect an area as there ever was. The food, the people and the diversity of landscape across not just the region, but its golf courses, keep visitors coming back and the locals staying put. Here are seven reasons why San Diego continues to attract golfers from near and far.
Ask 10 local players the most scenic golf courses in the Washington, D.C., area, and you're likely to get 10 different answers. In a diverse city, the public golf options are appropriately varied. There are majestic mountain courses and others set on the banks of rivers or the Chesapeake Bay. Here are 10 to consider, with an emphasis on selecting courses from a variety of locales, natural settings and price ranges.
Nobody will confuse Palmetto Golf Club with the Blue Monster or even Crandon Park. But what you do get at Palmetto is a sense of welcome and belonging. It continues throughout the course and into the grill, where they make a heck of a burger or Mahi-Mahi sandwich and freely discuss the coaching moves, trades and happenings in the world of sports. In between, there's 18 holes of golf; the majority of which are good tests with water features, forced carries and a number of large, white-sand bunkers.
When sizing up golfing locales in the Phoenix metropolitan area, west will never be considered best. That doesn't mean there's no reason to find out what's on the other side of I-17. The West Valley can't compete in terms of quantity, but courses such as Golf Club of Estrella, Quintero, Raven at Verrado and Trilogy at Vistancia stack up with what's being offered across town. If you're building a golf trip on a budget, your buck will go a lot further 'way out west.'