With so many golf courses and resorts located all across America to choose from, it can take a bit of daunting research to make an informed decision on which of these resorts are truly America’s best. Refer to this compilation, which takes into account an array of factors such as location, services, family friendliness, course landscape and more, in order to create a comprehensive list of the best golf courses in America.
Pinehurst Resort – Pinehurst, NC
This historic resort exemplifies a genuine Southern hospitality experience in addition to fantastic golfing in the beautiful North Carolina Sandhills. On top of enjoying some incredible golfing, the resort offers family friendly and affordable packages which include free stay, play, golf, and eating for children 12 and under who are with a paying adult. Additionally, seven of the eight courses included junior tee markers and scorecards. Enjoy a golfing and/or generally relaxing vacation with or without the family at one of America’s most beautiful and historic resorts.
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort – Bandon, OR
This gorgeous resort is located in the sand dunes alongside the city of Bandon on the Oregon coast. The resort takes pride as one of the 160 ‘true links’ courses in the entire world, taking advantage of the natural landscape and all of the naturally occurring hazards and challenges it provides for the course. The dunes and subsequent courses were not so much built as discovered, giving the resort a unique and special feeling. Lodging at the resort is also a special and particularly cozy experience, with various living accommodations including single rooms, small cottages and lodges which are additionally nestled into the natural, beautiful landscape.
Pebble Beach Resorts – Pebble Beach, CA
Home to the Pebble Beach Golf Links and ranked number one public golf course by Golf Digest, these beautiful resorts along the California coastline include three award-wining championship courses of Spyglass Hill Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay and Del Monte Golf Course. The resorts provide an array of events, dining experiences, shops, spas and beautiful lodging options. A fantastic place for a couple getaway or an overall excellent golf vacation, Pebble Beach Resorts encompass all of the classic views and activities a golf resort could offer.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Kaupulehu – Big Island, HI
Located in the stunning North Kona Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka‘upulehu is a dream of a vacation golf resort. With white-sand beaches and lava-rock landscapes overlooking the magnificent Hawaiian coast, the resort lets you soak up all of the tropical delicacies whether you are dining on local Polynesian cuisine, enjoying the lush Hawaiian ambiance on a spa day or trying your test your golf skills out on the uniquely crafted 7,100 yard course beginning in the lush kipuka (oasis), you are sure to get everything you could imagine here at this golf resort settled in the heart of Hawaiian paradise.
Hershey Resort – Hershey, PA
A traditional, sophisticated, family friendly resort located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, this resort offers a well-rounded experience for everyone. The Hersey Hotel itself is one of America’s most historic hotels and is known for its elegance and abundance amenities. Situated just 90 minutes outside Baltimore and Philadelphia and only hours from New York and D.C, both the town of Hershey itself and its surrounding historic cities have endless sites to visit and experiences unique to America’s New England coast. On the resort alone there are countless recreational activities as well as access to top notch resort experiences including spas, dining, pools and more. The golf course and Hershey Country Club features award-winning courses that have been home to prestigious tournaments and has been ranked by Golf Digest as one of the top 50 courses in America.
Wynn Resort – Las Vegas, NV
If you desire the experience of the infamous city, the Wynn Resort is a fantastic luxury spot to enjoy the notorious amenities of Vegas without having to partake in some of the cities more hectic scenes. The Wynn offers the best of Vegas activity with beautiful rooms and suites overlooking the strip, gorgeous pools and spas to soak up the desert sun, high end onsite clubs to enjoy true Vegas nightlife and entertainment, elegant casinos and fabulous dining halls, the Wynn truly offers the most luxurious Vegas experience. The Wynn’s 18-hole, par-70 course was conceived with the rolling hills of Georgia and South Carolina in mind and as part of the only golf course attached to a resort on the Las Vegas strip, it offers a unique Vegas and golfing experience.
The Resort at Pelican Hill – Newport Beach, CA
Visit this gorgeous resort on the coast for beautiful views, comfortable lodging, and great golf. Pelican Hill offers fantastic hospitality and accommodations and will ensure you have the most wonderful vacation. Enjoy a couples retreat, bring the kids along or host a family gathering on this coastal resort then sit back, relax or take the clubs out for a swing.
Golf and vacation in America go hand in hand, and the above list is what consumers and experts alike have afforded to be the best of the best. Whether you are looking for family accommodations, lodging comfort, customer service or unique golfing experiences, these American Golf Resorts truly provide the ultimate experience. So next time you are planning a vacation, resort to this list in order to enjoy the variety of golfing resort experiences America has to offer.