Are you as excited for the start of the Masters as we are? Another year of tough competition and golfing excellence! It got us thinking – where are the best places to go golfing? We figured you are probably wondering too – so let us enlighten you.
Monterey is home to Pebble Beach, the site of brilliant golf courses along the beautiful coast line. It’s known for hosting golf champions frequently among its many picturesque and challenging courses. If you want to play like the champions in the Masters, with a beautiful ocean backdrop – Monterey is a must.
If you are looking for dry heat, challenge course and eye candy – Phoenix is for you. It boasts of having over 200 courses to choose from, including the Arizona Biltmore’s two PGA Championship courses (one shown above). Best of all, you will find a course that fits any budget.
One of the few locations on the list that’s overseas, the Scottish Highlands is a breathtaking backdrop for some of the oldest golf courses in the world. They have been teeing off since the early 1400’s. If you are an avid golfer, you’ll want to be part of this history.
West Palm Beach
Whether looking for a great golf retreat or a little relaxing sport on your next vacation, West Palm Beach has the course for you. From PGA tour courses to the dazzling course at Trump International. These courses aren’t for the budget golfer, but they sure are rewarding.
For an island getaway with golf as a number one pass time, Hilton Head is the destination. You’ll find excellent resorts, beautiful panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and an endless supply of relaxation. US News says you can’t miss the greens at Palmetto Dunes.
These are the first 5 of US News list of top 12 places to golf. You can see the whole list on their website. How does it measure up with your favorites?
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