Destination Golf: The Best Golf Getaway Locations

Spring is upon us, which means the year’s golf season has officially begun! It also means its time to settle on summer vacation plans.

Are you thinking about taking a golf vacation with your significant other, or group of golf buddies? Here are some great ideas on where to land depending on your desired location.

Boyne Resorts – Northern Michigan      

Located in the picturesque Boyne Highlands, Boyne Resorts is one of the largest and most sought after golf destinations in the U.S. It features three different resort destinations and a total of 10 golf courses within a 45-minute drive range of each other.

Known in particular for The Great Escape Golf Vacation, which started over 30 years ago as part of a larger mission to lure golfers to the region, the resort offers an impressive vacation package for $895 per person, which includes a five-night stay onsite at either the Highlands Resort, or Mountain Resort, unlimited golf at 8 nearby courses, dinner theatre tickets, casino vouchers, swimming, fitness center, tennis, and hot tub access. Golfers also have the ability to customize their package by deciding where to dine, receiving a custom club fitting and instructions, choosing merchandise packages, and more.

Turtle Hill Golf Club: Fairmont Southampton – Bermuda

Looking for an island getaway? Check out Fairmont, where you can spend your downtime from playing golf on the beach with a Tiki cocktail! Turtle Hill is Golf Digest’s winner for “Best Places to Play Golf,” and features 18 challenging part 3 holes among breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. The 2,684-yard golf course is designed to push your skills and challenge you, with high coastal winds, water hazards, and severe elevation diversity.

Turtle Hill also hosts FootGolf for those of you who love both soccer and golf, and wish to try something new. The Resort features the largest guestrooms in all of Bermuda, including 11 signature suites, and 2 penthouse suites. All rooms have a gorgeous view of the pristine turquoise sea and landmark Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse.

Wintergreen Resort – Virginia

For those of you in the Southeastern region of the U.S., Wintergreen is the perfect golf getaway, situated between the iconic Blue Ridge Mountains and Rockfish Valley. With two courses to choose from, and a competitive golf package, that includes accommodations, greens fees, unlimited use of practice facilities, and much more.

Strategically placed at the highest elevation point of anywhere in Virginia at 3,850 feet, the famed Devils Knob Golf Course boasts views of both the Shenandoah and Rockfish Valleys. Its cool altitude is an excellent way to stay refreshed in the dead of the humid summer. Stoney Creek Golf Course has 27-holes and a mountain range backdrop with a classic design, and views of Lake Monocan. The resort has 230 villa-style condos and homes for rent, most of which include a fireplace and deck. Packages are very affordable, starting out at only $144 per person, per night.

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