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Best Golf Destinations & Golf Vacations In The United States

Grab your clubs, stock up on lots of golf balls and Advil, pick up you golfing buddies, family, or friends and head to one of these best golfing destinations in the United States. On this page you can also read about our fun and adventure filled golfing vacations to some of the best golfing destinations in the United States. Plus we've added what Golf Digest listed as America's Best Buddies Golf Destinations.

Texas Outside's List of the Best Golfing Destinations & Vacations in the United States
Myrtle Beach Read our article on why Myrtle Beach took first place - great prices, excellent courses, great conditions, and lots of other fun things to see and do
Florida Golfing Vacation Doesn't get much better than 5 top rated golf resorts, excellent golf courses, and perfect year round golfing weather
Scottsdale, Arizona 150 holes of golf, hot air ballooning, kayaking, and more made for a fun filled Scottsdale golf vacation for us
Santa Fe Trail Golf Vacation Gambling, great resorts, excellent Mexican food and margaritas, and some fantastic and very unique courses - doesn't get much better
Orlando Golfing Trip Wow, not a minute to rest on this fun golfing vacation from flying a WWII fighter to playing some superb courses
Golfing in Gulf Shores What a pleasant surprise - good courses, reasonable rates on golf and lodging, and lots to see and do
Palm Springs Often referred to as "the golf capital of world," there are over 125 courses in the area to play
Panama City Beach I spent a lot of time in the pure white sand - both on the beach and in the bunkers - but had a blast exploring the area and playing some outstanding courses

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If you can't escape from Texas to one of the above best golf destinations, then you have several excellent Texas golf destinations - here are some recommended golfing destinations and vacations that we have enjoyed.

Golfing Destinations and Vacations in Texas
South East Texas Golfing Vacation 90 holes in four days, some excellent courses, a nice resort, an fantastic stay and play at Blaketree, and more
Golfing in San Antonio Excellent resorts, near perfect courses, and lots of fun things to see and do in San Antonio
Golfing Our Way To West Texas On our way to Lajitas Golf Resort and Big Bend, we played some great courses and had some really fun adventures - rafting, house boating, hiking, sand sledding, and caving
Best Rio Grande Valley Golf Courses In the winter, head to south Texas and you'll find some very good courses, reasonable rates, and good weather
Jack Nicholas Texas Courses If you like Jack, then set a goal to try and play all of his Texas Courses - there are some real beauties
Texas Golf Trails Here are some golf trails in Texas that make for a fun golf destination or vacation
Texas Golf Resorts Just a weekend at any of these Texas Golf Resorts is fun

 

Golf Digest's Best Buddies Golfing Trip Destinations - Top 10
Region Selected Courses
Southern Coast of Oregon Pacific Dunes, Bandon Dunes, Bandon Trails, Old Macdonald
Carmel / Monterey Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, Pasatiempo
Kohler, Wisconsin Whistling Straits (Straits), Blackwolf Run (River), Erin Hills
Pinehurst, NC Pinehurst (Nos. 2,4,8), Pine Needles, Dormie Club
St. Simons Island, GA Sea Island (Seaside, Plantation), King and Prince
Charleston / Kiawah Island, SC Kiawah (Ocean, Turtle Point, Osprey Point), Wild Dunes (Links)
Palm Springs PGA West (Stad.), La Quinta (Mtn.), Indian Wells Resort (Players)
Scottsdale TPC Scottsdale (Stad.), We-Ko-Pa (Saguaro), Talking Stick (North)
Hilton Head Island / Savannah Harbour Town, Palmetto Dunes (Arthur Hills), Hilton Head National
Traverse City, MI Arcadia Bluffs, Grand Traverse (The Bear), Bay Harbor

Note - Austin was listed as #28 by Golf Digest and the courses included Barton Creek (Foothills and Canyons) and Horseshoe Bay (Apple Rock)