Last updated on June 17th, 2017 at 06:35 pm
Many people around the world play Golf. This makes it an international sport. As this is an international one, there are interesting golf destinations spread throughout the globe. We talk about some of those in our article today. Before we go into the details, here’s a quick list of the destinations for you:
- Legacy Golf Club, Bangkok, Thailand
- Tiger Woods, Locker No 1, Thailand
- Monterey, California
- Belvedere Golf Club, Michigan
- Torrey Pines North, San Diego
- Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Thailand
- Angkor Golf Resort, Cambodia
- The Lake at Grand National Golf Course, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama
- Punta Espade Golf Course, Punta Cana
- Sand Valley Golf Resort, Wisconsin
10 Best Golf Destinations To Go To
Ready to know more about the destinations? Let’s not waste any more time and get into the action.
Legacy Golf Club; Bangkok, Thailand
I would like to start out with Asia continent first as, I myself am an Asian. Initially, known as the Natural Park Golf Club it is the only Jack Nicklaus course in Bangkok. Situatedin the capital of Thailand the Golf Club exists right beside Safari World. The course status of the club is average. The Legacy Golf Club was erected between two lakes.Hence, it is as challenging to anybeginner as it is to any professional golfers.
Additionally, it is an authentic Jack Nicklaus golf club. You can find all the common Jack Nicklaus design features. These include waste bunkers, wide fairways, and tight approaches at Legacy Golf Club.
Such bliss for Jack Nicklaus fanatics, isn’t it?
This Jack Nicklaus course is 7100 yards. Moreover, players can choose from any of the five tees and deep bunkers ring and protect the green there. Overall, it is a great place to be.
Tiger Woods, Locker No. 1 at Thai Country Club
Next in line is also located in Thailand, Asia. This is another great place that has a hotel with it. Tiger Woods, one of the best golf players was a member of this club. As regards to the name, his membership is signified with his locker number. In addition to it, this club has won many awards and recognitions. Among which includes, Eight times winner of “Best course in Thailand” at the annual Asian Golf Monthly awards. Moreover,it has been announced as the second best course in Asia Pacific in 2011 and second best clubhouse in 2012.
Furthermore, it also has a signature 6th hole named, Best par-3 in Asia from the year 2001-2006. The club holds the Best Championship Course in Asia 2008.
There is no way you want to miss this.
After the first two, our third destination is in California. It is, undoubtedly, one of the most beautiful destinations that can be on the planet. Along with its beautiful architecture and homes in Pebble Homes, it is the best for any sort of vacation, road trip or just to relax. Moreover, it is an excellent golf destination because the stretch of the California coastline showcases some of the most fancy and desirable fairways in the world.
Besides focusing on golf, there are other things as well that you can enjoy in Monterey. Since, Monterey is located near the Pacific Ocean, hence; there is no prize for guessing that seafood is a must. Delicious seafood there is available in all restaurants and at affordable prices.
Belvedere Golf Club, Michigan
Michigan is a hub of the best golf resorts. There are many golf resorts that you will find comfortable and enjoyable. The courses at these resorts are average, excellent or a bit lower than the average.
In contrast to other courses, Belvedere, a golf club in North Charlevoix has a classic course. Uniquely, it is one of the best ones. Recently, they have discovered many drawing about how the original architect wanted the course to be. The good news is the restoration of the courses as per the plan has been undertaken and completed. Hence, it is a must visit place.
Torrey Pines North, San Diego
The courses at Torrey Pines look over the Pacific Ocean making it a beautiful scenic place.As a matter of fact, it was renovated recently to give the players the scenery as a gift. As can be seen, the course is named Torrey Pine. This is in correspondence to the an uncommon regional tree that grows in the wild of the coastline in San Diego County and on Santa Rosa Island.
For beginners, the good news is that North Course is shorter and less difficult. This will work as a great confidence booster.
Laguna Phuket Golf Club, Thailand
Formerly known as Banyan Tree Golf Club it commenced its journey in 1922 then, in 2009 changed its name to the Laguna Phuket Golf Club. In addition to it, the club turned into a place with outstanding mountain views. In 2013-14 the club was remodeled and given a modern touch. Furthermore, the environment was cleverly used to develop advanced green complexes, modified fairways and augmented water features.
The course is appreciated by players of all levels. They can choose from any of the four tee boxes. Fairways are technically contoured with the presence of the few yet, cautiously placed bunkers.
Angkor Golf Resort, Cambodia
Uniquely, this resort was designed by Nick Faldo. Not to mention, he is six times major golf winner and is known around the world. In addition to some seriously challenging holes, the resort has exciting hazards and bunkers. Furthermore, there are 18 holes; the course is distributed over 7209 yards with top-notch golf facilities. To conclude, it is a good entry on the must-visit list.
The Lake at Grand National Golf Course, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, Alabama
The whole Robert Tent Jones Golf trail is a great place for golf players. It has amazing places with great views. It also has short, challenging courses. Not to mention that there are long courses as well as undulated green.
Punta Espade Golf Course, Punta Cana
The golf course is situated in the southern coast of Punta Cana and is one of the three courses for Cap Cana resorts. This is another Jack Nicklaus signature par-72 course. The view from there is spectacular. Its courses are described as heavenly because of the presence of vibrant colors and various amenities. It is a golf heaven for golf players.
Sand Valley Golf Resort, Wisconsin
To begin with, this resort has great courses. Firstly, it was built and then remodeled by its original architect. The presence of multiple courses provides players with great challenges. The fairways are huge with strong short holes of par-3 and par-4. The service there is enjoyable and delighting.
So, I have reviewed ten best golf destinations that you must visit regardless whether you play golf or not. It will definitely win your heart and help you build memorable and enjoyable memories.