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5 Best Golf Resorts in the US

October 11, 2011 by

Avid golfers don’t just fit a round of golf into their vacation—golf is their vacation. If you’re willing to spend a little green for a long weekend on the green, here are our top 5 golf resorts in the US.

Pebble Beach Golf Resort : Pebble Beach, CA

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Pebble Beach Resorts is a legendary place. Combine a dramatic coastline and mystical forest with a rich history of world-class accommodations, warm hospitality, expert service and grand recreation. Perhaps nowhere else on the planet does this combination come together quite like Pebble Beach Resorts.

It’s no wonder Pebble Beach Resorts has attracted an extraordinary and discerning clientele over its history. From Samuel F. B. Morse to Salvador Dali. Teddy Roosevelt to Charles Lindbergh. Sir Winston Churchill to Elizabeth Taylor. Clark Gable to Bing Crosby. Bobby Jones to Jack Nicklaus. Legendary people drawn to a legendary setting.

Sea Island, The Cloister & Lodge : Sea Island, Georgia

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Renew the spirit, savor distinctive luxury, and reclaim nature’s timeless rhythm as a guest of Sea Island Resorts. Located off southeastern Georgia’s beautiful Atlantic coast, along five miles of private beach, Sea Island has served as an unrivaled Georgia luxury resort vacation destination since 1928. Select from a dazzling array of family and individual activities – from championship golf and a shooting school to horseback riding and massage services. This elegant resort boasts a commitment to personal service, unequaled facilities, and life’s finer pleasures. Experience genuine hospitality and world-class lodging at this oceanside retreat, with a gracious, attentive staff that anticipates every guest’s desire.

Four Season Hotel Hualalai : The Big Island, Hawaii

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Gloriously revitalized, this natural tropical paradise offers more than ever to explore – with a newly expanded Spa, beachfront dining, fashion boutiques and new Deluxe Suites, in addition to Jack Nicklaus signature golf. Set on the Big Island’s exclusive Kona-Kohala Coast, this showpiece oceanfront resort captures the essence of Hawaiian design, culture and tradition.

The American Club : Kohler, Wisconsin

Designed by the legendary Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, Kohler’s four championship golf courses are all ranked among the best in the United States by the leading publications, and The American Club Resort is the only resort with four courses ranked in America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2011/2012 by Golf Digest.

So if a golf trip to Ireland is out, a visit to Wisconsin is a worthy substitute. A herd of 28 Scottish Blackface sheep gently mow and fertilize the Irish-style courses at Whistling Straits, two of the four courses at the American Club Resort in the Village of Kohler, Wis., 55 miles north of Milwaukee.

Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club : Tampa, Florida

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The newly renovated Innisbrook is simply one of America’s most celebrated Florida golf resorts. Not only do they consistently receive top accolades – including Golf Magazine’s “Top 100 You Can Play,” and Golf Digest’s “Top 75 Golf Resorts in America” – their Clearwater golf resort also host an annual PGA Tour championship and the LPGA Legend Tour’s first major.

The Tampa golf resort is home to four outstanding layouts – all designed by the innovative and imaginative architect Lawrence Packard – including the top-rated Copperhead course, which welcomes the world’s finest players each March when the PGA TOUR visits Innisbrook for the Transitions Championship.



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  1. Just want to tell you that your blog content is interesting.

  2. Xahnn says:

    One of the best place to relax is in a beach resort which gives you a refreshing and a relaxing feeling. Every weekend I bring myself to a resort to experience fresh air and to be with the waves :) enjoy your weekend guys. This is one of the best beach resort I’ve heard, someday I’ll be here.

    Xahnn from Postdoctoral Fellow


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