What could be better than combining travel with your favorite sport? If you’re packing your clubs and are looking to golf on your next adventure, we’ve rounded up some of the best grounds in England, NYC, California, France and more.
Where to Play Golf in France
Le Golf National: Famous for hosting the Ryder Cup and set against the stunning backdrop of Paris, Le Golf National has international acclaim, a challenging layout, incredible water features and offers a world-class golfing experience.
Châteauform Golf d'Hardelot: With two distinct courses — Les Pins and Les Dunes — Châteauform Golf d'Hardelot is a picturesque golf destination nestled along the beautiful Opal Coast.
Where to Play Golf in Scotland
St. Andrews Links: Known as the birthplace of golf, this iconic destination has been home to the sport for over 600 years and is home to the aptly named Old Course, the oldest course in the world.
Where to Play Golf in England
Sunningdale Golf Club: Just southwest of London. Sunningdale boasts two championship courses, the Old Course and the New Course which are both designed by the legendary Harry Colt. They’re known for their heathland setting, strategic layout, and immaculate conditions — a great spot for the quintessential English golf experience.
Where to Play Golf in Miami
The Soffer and Miller Golf Courses: Located just North of Miami in Aventura at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, this championship-hosting 36-hole course was revamped in 2007 by golf legend Raymond Floyd. Both courses are known for their challenging and aesthetically-appealing contours–and open to guests of the hotel. The par-4 on Soffer's 18th hole is famously difficult.
Biltmore Golf Club: Shield your eyes from the sun with our Leather Visor as you take on this storied 18-hole in Coral Gables. Originally designed in 1925 by Donald Ross, the course is open to Miami residents, Biltmore Hotel guests and visitors with a day pass.
Where to Play Golf in Palm Beach
Par 3 Golf Course: Ranked as the top oceanfront golf course in Florida, the gorgeous green offers spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal. With holes ranging from 81 to 211 yards and three sets of tees on each, there’s an endless amount of variety as you make your way through the lush landscape and lakes.
Where to Play Golf in California
Pebble Beach Golf Links: With breathtaking coastal views along the Monterey Peninsula, this world-famous course is home to six U.S. Opens and eight future championships.
Riviera Country Club: Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer once said ,“I consider it (Riviera) one of the great tests of golf.” The Riviera Country Club, with Palmer’s approval, attracts top-tier players and is surrounded by lush greenery.
Where to Play Golf in NYC
Bethpage Black: If you’re at the top of your golf game, this course out in Long Island is likely on your bucket list. Known for its challenging layout, it has hosted multiple major championships, including the U.S. Open. It also has an iconic warning sign declaring it is suitable only for highly skilled players.