Readers’ Choice Awards: Best for Golf

Get into the swing of things at these resorts’ acclaimed golf courses!

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa

Did you know that Pritikin is home to championship golf courses? If you’re at the resort and you’re looking to play some great golf, you’ve certainly got it here. Pritikin is set at the Trump National Doral, home to five world-class golf courses, including the all-new Blue Monster. This historic course has been completely revamped, and has reintroduced its reputation as one of the most challenging and impressive golf courses around! As a world-renowned championship golf resort, Pritikin has some great features including The Jim McLean Golf School, led by Jim McLean! This acclaimed golf instructor enables great success for his academy, which has 21 teachers and conducts private lessons at the Doral Golf Resort year-round!

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Grand Traverse is home to three unique courses, each offering differing levels of complexity for both casual and experienced players. Courses include The Bear, The Wolverine, and Spruce Run. For almost 30 years the Resort has been the host site for the Michigan Open, one of the most esteemed and celebrated state golf championships in the country! The Grand Traverse Golf Academy even offers golf instruction from six-time Michigan Open Champion and 2008 PGA Professional National Champion, Scott Hebert! In the winter months, the academy provides open clinics, lessons, practice sessions, and indoor league play.

The Breakers Palm Beach

With two championship courses on site, The Breakers is the resort of choice for devoted golfers as well as vacationers who enjoy playing the game leisurely! From the beginning tee until the final move toward the 18th hole, these carefully designed courses challenge and attract golfers of varying levels! If you’re interested in more than just a quick game of golf at the resort, you might want to check out the John Webster Golf Academy. The academy provides world-class golf instruction, school, and clinics; all of which are focused on advancing your golf game! The Breakers has a professional golf school that can personalize instruction to fit your every need, whether you wish to improve your swing or simply learn some golf basics!

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

Ojai Valley is home to one of the nation’s premier Southern California championship golf courses. If you’re looking to improve your game while you’re at the resort, feel free to play while you stay! Ojai Valley offers a golf package which includes accommodations for up to two people in one of the resort’s gorgeous rooms or suites, a round of golf on the championship golf course, a golf lesson with a certified PGA professional and a tasty lunch at Jimmy’s Pub, the ideal spot to grab a bite and a cold drink after the game!

PFC Fitness Camp at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa

Situated in California’s one-and-only gold medal golf resort, PFC Fitness Camp’s Golf Fit program was invented to progress the game of golf through a system focused on attributes including fitness and wellness! The program is directed by PGA professional, AJ Avoli along with PFC Fitness Camp’s world-class trainers. This all-inclusive program incorporates the best of the PGA TOURAcademy with PFC’s unique and award-winning fitness and wellness program!


Lodge at Woodloch

Woodloch’s 18-hole championship, par-72 golf course successfully soars over 6,579 yards of green forest, lush wetlands, and wide-ranging meadows. With varying sets of tees and alternating pin placements, Woodloch’s golf course allows for a variety of difficulties, assisting all levels of play!

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa

Golf is a fundamental aspect of resort life at Nemacolin Woodlands. The resort holds 36 holes of championship golf along with the picturesque scenery that rural Pennsylvania is known to offer! Nemacolin’s two courses, PGA Tour-tested ‘Mystic Rock’, and the more difficult ‘The Links’, deliver contrasting complexities and are sure to challenge every golfer in a unique way!

The Coeur d’Alene Resort

This resort surely knows how to transform the basic game of golf into an unforgettable, luxurious, and immensely extreme experience! The course itself is practically transcendent, as you reach its masterfully manicured fairways with a ride in a lavish boat! Between the undivided attention from your forecaddie, the contentment of having your own luxury cart, and breathtaking lake views on each hole, you’re truly in for the golf experience of a lifetime.

Hilton Head Health

Hilton Head Health offers a 2-day golf bundle on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tuesday is specifically for instruction for beginners on the driving range with a pro instructor. Once guests learn accurate technique, they have the opportunity to put their skills into action on the course by playing three holes with the instructor on Thursday. This program is a wonderful way to not only learn, but also improve on golfing skills and enjoy Hilton Head as a great golf destination!


Turning Stone Resort Casino

Golfers can take full advantage of three championship 18-hole golf courses articulately designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., Tom Fazio, and Rick Smith to incorporate the area’s rolling, lush terrain to magnificent effect! With the resort’s numerous golf packages, golf courses, a golf superstore packed with golf amenities and an acclaimed golf academy, Turning Stone Resort offers the ultimate for fanatical golfers!