Nowadays, it seems as if the United States is over saturated with golf resorts of all sizes and prices. Though this may be true, there are some gems among the many mainstream and average golf courses across the country. Moreover, there are certain attributes in a golf course that need to be considered before choosing the right place for your next golf getaway, including affordability, size of course, and the "star" rating for the resort. For the purpose of this article, the top 10 golf resorts in the United States will be reviewed.
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Oregon
This golf courses has received high ratings, sitting at almost 90 percent satisfaction amongst clients, even though it is currently under some construction. With the fifth course on its way, this resort is also considered the most affordable option for the high quality that you are receiving at the resort. In addition, another course is in the works as the resort plans to add more green area for golfing purposes once the fifth course is complete.
Pebble Beach Resort, California
With an almost equally high rating as the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, the Pebble Beach resort is known for not only its famous golfing areas, but it is also known for the views, landscape, and quality of service at the resort. In particular, this resort has been chosen for the U.S. Open on more than one occasion. Thus, you can expect a relaxing getaway that can be shared with some time on the golf course. Not to mention, the region of the Spanish Bay is also rich in culture and history, which caters to those who wish to learn and/or explore history on their vacation.
The American Club, Wisconsin
Holding over an 85 percent rating, clients of this resort have made it one of the most notable vacation destinations for middle-aged golfers. That said, this resort is considered on the pricier side, but you are paying for the high quality service that you will get on your vacation. In specific, this resort is known for playing host to two PGA tours, the Ryder's Cup, and the U.S. Women's Open between 2005 and 2010. With future plans to host national competitions, you will want to be sure that you plan your visit during a low-peak season so that you can enjoy the terrain without any interruptions.
Sea Island Resort, Georgia
The Sea Island Resort in Georgia is most recognized for its 54-hole golf course, which will be extended in the future. Since its inception, this golf course has been used as a learning and training center for some of the world's greatest golfers. For instance, Jack Lumpkin, Gale Peterson, and Mike Shannon are among some of the most talented golfers who learned how to perfect their favourite sport on the golf courses of the Sea Island Resort. With that said, you can expect the cost of the rooms to match the calibre of guests who have stayed here. However, you can contact the resort to learn more about discount rates and/or vacation packages for individuals, groups, or couples.