We all need a break from work sometimes, but it is how we spend our break that defines the effectiveness of it. What if I told you that you could get away from it all? To get away from the stressfulness of deadlines, and the struggle of keeping up with a house and kids. It is possible to get away from it all by visiting a golf resort! With five star golf courses and hotels with incredible amenities, a golf resort is a perfect place for all audiences for a vacation.
In the list below, there are the top 5 user and Golf Digest rated golf resorts in the United States. These resorts are home to the top golf courses in the country and are all host to PGA tour events throughout the year. These resorts are perfect for luxurious travel, a vacation trip with the family, or even a business trip with coworkers.
- Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Located in Bandon Oregon, Bandon Dunes Golf resort offers the 36th best golf course on the 2017-2018 Golf Digest top 100 list. After a day on the beautiful course with a Pacific coast view, the resort offers a plethora of activates to keep you busy for hours. Starting with a massage center to help you unwind from a day on the course, then you can head out to the Dune Trail to see all of Bandon Oregon’s wildlife and scenery. The Resort hotel provides a sauna, hot tub, and pool to give you and your family a place to relax and enjoy the water. Bandon Dunes golf resort has something for everyone to make it one of the top golf resorts in the US.
- The Ritz-Carlton at Kapalua Resort
This Resort takes you out to the beautiful islands of Hawaii. The Kapalua Golf resort offers two championship level golf courses, and the renowned Ritz-Carlton hotel. The hotel has amenities such as tennis, fine dining choices, and an inclusive spa. The resort is in Maui Hawaii, naturally the scenery is incredible and can be experienced with hiking and scuba diving trips. There is never a bad time to visit Hawaii because the weather is always tropical, making the Kapalua Resort worthy of our list.
- Pebble Beach Golf Resort
At number 3 in our list brings you to Monterey County California to the world renowned Pebble Beach golf resort. Pebble Beach resort has four courses to choose from, including Pebble Beach Golf Links which will host the 2019 US Open Championship for the PGA Tour. However; the resort has more to boast about than just golf. Pebble Beach Equestrian Center is an experience to remember as you will be guided through Monterey County’s beautiful scenery by horse. If that isn’t your speed head on over to the Pebble Beach fitness and tennis club.
- Kiawah Island Golf Resort
Located in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, the Kiawah Island Golf resort has 5 pristine golf courses including the Kiawah Island Ocean Course home of the 2012 PGA Championship. Although it is one of the most difficult golf courses in the country, the scenery is incredible and the weather is almost always permissible for a round of golf. The resort also includes a top tier tennis club, luxury spa treatment, and fine dining. The atmosphere at the resort is that of peace and serenity, with a wide variety of wild life and scenic views.
- Pinehurst Golf Resort
Located in Pinehurst, North Carolina is top rated Golf Resort. With 9 separate courses to choose from, Pinehurst golf resort has a course every day of the week and two to spare. Pinehurst’s top course is Pinehurst No. 2 which was host to the 2014 US Open Championship. Although Pinehurst is mainly known for its golf, there is no shortage on activities for all to enjoy. They are one of the few resorts to offer lawn sports clubs such as croquet and lawn bowling. There are also pools, fitness centers, and tennis available for resort members. Pinehurst may not have the same ocean front views as the other resorts, but with 9 courses and endless activities to partake in at the resort, Pinehurst golf resort lands at our top spot.
All of these resorts are excellent choices if you want to get you and your friends or family together for a relaxing and fun vacation. Golf resorts are also great places for business to be attended to, all while enjoying nature and the sport of the game. Even if golf is not what you enjoy, the resorts have enough entertaining activities to keep you busy for the entirety of your stay.