4 Resorts Perfect For Golfers

by Gloria Stuart Sep 2018 Also on Digital Edition

PALM BEACH, The Breakers

PALM BEACH, The Breakers:

America’s legendary oceanfront resort destination will unveil their full-scale renovation of its historic Ocean Course, Florida’s oldest golf course, this December.  The multi-million-dollar project is guided by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones with the mission of bringing back an older, classic style to the layout; enhancing the overall golf experience to an exciting new level.  Originally laid out by Alexander H. Findlay in 1897, the Ocean Course will be made over with new green complexes and expanded with compelling undulations.  New course amenities will include the expansion of the John Webster Golf Academy, housed in a building that will more than double in size and include two teaching bays as well as a new putting studio featuring the latest instructional technology.  Once again, The Breakers showcases their ever-evolving philosophy of maintaining the delicate balance of honoring historic preservation yet incorporating modern amenities. www.thebreakers.com.

Breakers West

Breakers West:

In addition to their historic Ocean Course, The Breakers also offers a contemporary championship Rees Jones® Course, providing golfers of all levels with two distinctive settings to enjoy.  The par 72 layout stretches more than 7,100 yards, featuring water carries, contoured greens, large fairways and five sets of tees. www.breakerswestclub.com.

VAIL, Red Sky

VAIL, Red Sky:

Plan your golf getaway to Vail and gain access to Colorado’s top courses with the Stay & Play Golf Package.  Take advantage of discounted rates on lodging, starting $139 per night. The private Red Sky Golf Club features two championship golf courses designed by Tom Fazio and Greg Norman, and ranked as one of the Top 100 Greatest Courses in the country.   Featuring majestic views in every direction, the Red Sky courses are separated by a massive ridge. www.redskygolfclub.com/

PORT ST. LUCIE, PGA Golf Club

Let your eye play the hole!  After undergoing a complete renovation, PGA Golf Club‘s acclaimed Ryder Course reached its goal of enhancing year-round playability and refining the quality of the playing surfaces.  Growing the Game is their motto, and the renovation is the final piece of a $10 million multi-year property-wide investment. Adding to the energized atmosphere at PGA Golf Club is the modernized, 20,000 square-foot clubhouse and its Taplow Pub, recently receiving the “Best Pub” and “Best Burger” awards on the Treasure Coast.  PGA Village is a pure golf facility, ranked among the 75 Best Golf Resorts’ by Golf Digest. All 54 holes of championship golf at PGA Golf Club have now been renovated, masterfully laid out by design legends Tom Fazio and Pete Dye; and the best in golf training and teaching at the state-of-the-art 35-acre PGA Learning Center all within one spectacular golf destination that is owned and operated by The PGA of America professionals. www.PGAVillage.com.


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