When it comes to great
golf vacations, the choices are endless. Do you prefer water, mountain or
dessert vistas to set off your game? Would you prefer the challenges of a
name-designer course or the wonderful discoveries awaiting you at lesser-known
Head Island, on the coast of
South Carolina, is an acclaimed resort community that offers
world-class golf as well as boating and water sports for a vacation that has it
all. This distinctive boot-shaped island, just 12 miles long and 5 miles wide,
offers picture-postcard natural beauty on the course or off. For some, Hilton
Head National, the Golden Bear Golf Club or Harbour Town Golf Links, with its
$250-a-day Pete Dye design, is the vacation of choice - top-of-the-line all the
way. For others, there's the delight of many quality resorts to choose from
with courses that will challenge and impress even the most seasoned golfers.
finding such a resort a snap. For example, you can stay at a beautiful
single-level villa on the seventh fairway of the Barony Golf Course just a two
minute golf cart drive to the beach. Sit on your screened porch and watch
golfers hit up to the seventh green. Renters even get a free hour of tennis
court time at Port Royal Village which is known for its tennis programs. Best
of all, this lovely 3-bedrrom, 3-bath villa rents for just $950-$1,400 a week.
Perhaps the appeal of a
Las Vegas golf vacation is more your style. A former entertainer
invites you to stay at a gorgeous, totally private suite less than ten minutes
from the famous strip! The suite opens to a huge pool with a panoramic golf
course view. Newly renovated throughout, the home is set on a quiet cul de sac
with a fenced yard. It's even pet-friendly. You can sleep up to four for just
$750 a week.
When you think of a golf vacation, for many the destination is
Scottsdale, Arizona where, according to those in the know, the
golf is as good as it gets. With more than 174 public and private superbly
groomed and challenging courses and year-round sunshine,
Scottsdale takes golf seriously and attracts serious golfers from around the
world. The distinctive desert courts feature Scottsdale's unique approach to
golf course design.
Among Golf Digest's most written about holes is number 14, a
604-yard, par 5, at Troon's Monument course, which was voted one of "The Best
18 Holes You Can Play."
You can make your Scottsdale vacation even more special by
staying at the upscale Kierland Loft Gated Golf Course Community with Olympic
size lap pool, spa, fitness facility and more. After a day of first-class golf
you'll return to your villa with spacious living room and fireplace, formal
dining room and master suite with king sized sleigh bed to gaze from your
private patio at the scenic dessert mountains. You can rent this special
enclave through Villa4vacaton for $1800-$2800 per month.
searching for the right golf destination for you is easy - and fun. Book your
Here are USA 5 Greatest Golf Courses:
||PINE VALLEY G.C.
Pine Valley, N.J.-- George Crump & H.S. Colt (1918)
||AUGUSTA NATIONAL G.C.
Augusta, Ga.-- Alister Mackenzie & Bobby Jones (1933)
||SHINNECOCK HILLS G.C.
Southampton, N.Y. -- William Flynn (1931)
||CYPRESS POINT CLUB
Pebble Beach, Calif. -- Alister Mackenzie & Robert Hunter (1928)
Oakmont, Pa. -- Henry Fownes (1903)