The most luxury golf venues in the US

By Stef Zisovska
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The most luxury golf venues in the US

Stef Zisovska
 
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Golf and luxury have a very strong relationship since a long time ago. This type of relationships is very welcomed in the States and people really enjoy being part of it. The resorts where America’s nobles were vacationing were very popular during the year of 1800 when golf was established as a sports discipline. It reached its popularity with the speed of light, spreading as the fanciest outdoor recreation among wealthy people.

The most popular resorts in the past were located in Virginia Mountains and Pennsylvania. Nowadays is different, no matter if you travel to the beach or the mountains, you can find a luxurious golf course where you can relax and spend some great time enjoying this smooth game.

The Greenbrier

Greenbrier Resort – Author: Richard Rosendale – CC BY-SA 3.0
Greenbrier Resort – Author: Richard Rosendale – CC BY-SA 3.0

Since 1788 The Greenbriar is an example of a good mountain resort. It is the standard by which resorts are measured. Located in West Virginia Mountains, The Greenbriar was a favorite place for vacation for American aristocrats. The Old Greenbrier Course is the first one and dates since 1979.

The Old White Course was built in 1914 and was recently renovated to save the original charm of the designer C.B. Macdonald. The third one, The Meadows Course is not smooth as the first two, but it’s perfect for the ones who prefer higher obstacles.

Pinehurst

Mystic Cottage, 105 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst, North Carolina. – Author: Leonard J. DeFrancisci – CC BY-SA 3.0
Mystic Cottage, 105 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst, North Carolina. – Author: Leonard J. DeFrancisci – CC BY-SA 3.0

The world famous Pinehurst was a home of two US Open Championships. The seven courses are welcoming golf lovers from all over the world. Starting with the friendly No. 1 to the more difficult No. 4 to the No. 8 which shows the best the geography of the North Carolina Sandhills. Except golf Pinehurst Resort offers other lawn sports including croquet and lawn bowling.

The Lodge at Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach Golf Links – Author: Tewy – CC BY-SA 3.0
Pebble Beach Golf Links – Author: Tewy – CC BY-SA 3.0

The Monterey Peninsula is all about luxury golf. The oceanfront Lodge at Pebble Beach is very famous its golf courses facing the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Top-class entertainment is what you can find here while enjoying the nine dramatic oceanside holes.

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort

Tiburon Golf Club, Gold Course, Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Florida – Author: Dan Perry – CC BY 2.0
Tiburon Golf Club, Gold Course, Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Florida – Author: Dan Perry – CC BY 2.0

The most recognizable name when we speak about Hotel exclusivity and luxury. This world-famous brand got involved in the first-class favorite sport too and took it to an upper level. Located in Naples, Florida, the Tiburon Golf Club is a welcoming spot for all golf lovers from all over the country who seek for amazing courses near a stunning tropical beach.

The American Club 

Alabama golf course
Alabama golf course

If you drive one hour north of Milwaukee, through a magical scenery that looks like Ireland, you’ll get to The Ameican Club on the west shore of Michigan Lake. This proves that this country loves golf and you can find beautiful golf courses everywhere. The 36-hole facility is a perfect example of Irish links golf and can be a real challenge on a windy day.

The number of luxury golf courses in the United States goes up. People here love this elegant and clean outdoor activity. It’s considered to be the perfect recreational activity for the ones who don’t like to too much effort or stress. Golf cleanse your body and soul and makes you spend good amounts of time in fresh air. One of these places can be your special destination this summer, if you like golf and luxury.

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