8 Epic Father’s Day Golf Getaways
With Father’s Day right around the corner, imagine Dad’s delight when you mention that you’ve booked him for a golf vacation!
Read on and compare eight great golf destinations that will make this Father’s Day the best ever.
Play world-class 18-hole layouts covering America’s Midwest and west coast. There’s even golf vacation options in Hawaii and Mexico. Book your Father’s Day vacation today and watch for Dad’s ear-to-ear grin.
Mayakoba | Riviera Maya, MX
Experience a 620-acre destination surrounded by natural the beauty of lagoons and sugar sand beaches, designed by a passionate team of architects, biologists, geologists and engineers to protect and maintain its ecosystem of endemic species. Six miles of freshwater lagoons connect four, celebrated luxury hotels here: Andaz Mayakoba, Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Fairmont Mayakoba, and Rosewood Mayakoba. The Greg Norman 18-hole golf course is home to the Worldwide Technology Championship at Mayakoba. The resort also houses a Jim McLean School of Golf for those wanting to hone their skills before tackling the PGA Tour course.
Punta Mita | Rivera Nayarit, MX
Paradise is found ar Punta Mita’s ultra-luxurious, 1,500-acre resort and residential community. The property resides on a private peninsula surrounded by 9.5 miles of beaches and lush tropical flora. Choose from a variety of residential offerings, residential beach clubs and estate lots, as well as Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and The St. Regis Resort Punta Mita. Two spectacular Jack Nicklaus Signature courses provide extraordinary ocean views and world-class play, alongside water sports such as surfing, sea kayaking, scuba diving, yacht excursions and more. The Pacifico Course is home to “Tail of the Whale” a spectacular Par 3 that is the world’s only natural island green.
Suncadia Resort | Cle Elum, WA
This 6,400-acre all-season resort community 80 miles from Seattle. On the sunny side of the Cascade Mountains with an array of outdoor activities, the property also has three championship golf courses, several casual and fine dining restaurants and a world class spa. The Inn at Suncadia is an intimate wilderness getaway with Northwest-style design, while The Lodge at Suncadia sits high above the Cle Elum River with panoramic views and full amenities of a luxury hotel. There are two championship courses resort guests can play as well as family-friendly short course and practice area that’s fun for everyone new to the game of golf.
Grand View Lodge | Brainerd, MN
About: Grand View Lodge celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016 recently invested $55M to open a boutique hotel, North, intimate wedding chapel, NorthPark rec center, expanded Glacial Waters Spa and more. Spread across several hundred acres, Grand View Lodge offers a variety of private, luxury lodging options, as well as, 2,500 feet of sandy beach on Gull and Roy Lakes, tennis courts and endless year-round activities. The resort boasts 45-holes of championship golf with five sets of tee boxes catering to players of all skills levels.
The Lodge at Kukui’ula | Kauai, Hawaii
The Lodge at Kukui’ula is a collection of island-style Cottages, Villas and Bungalows that are ideal for families and friends traveling together featuring private kitchens, pools, firepits, your very own yard and more. The elegant, yet comfortable accommodations offer the luxury and tranquility of Kauai’s world-renowned indoor/outdoor island living. Guests of The Lodge at Kukui’ula have complete access to the personal service and privacy of a club, with access to an array of exclusive amenities previously only enjoyed by residents of the community. The private 18-hole course was designed to appeal to players of all ages and skill levels.
Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos | East Cape, Los Cabos, MX
Just 45 minutes from Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) and a world away from the Cabo crowds, Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos features 141 guest rooms including 23 suites; world-class dining options including world-renowned estiatorio Milos; multiple retail experiences; a sports complex and fitness center; six expansive pools; Oasis Spa and Wellness Centre; a teen center and Kids for All Seasons program; multiple unique indoor/outdoor celebration spaces; and a collection of whole ownership Private Villas and Private Residences for sale. Four Seasons Los Cabos is the first resort to open within the thousand-acre (400 hectare) exclusive resort community of Costa Palmas. Four Seasons guests and residents have access to its Robert Trent Jones II designed 18-hole golf course. The 18-hole golf course is designed by the esteemed golf course architecture firm Robert Trent Jones II and spotlights the East Cape’s natural beauty, drawing in a broad audience of golfers through its key elements of design and awe-inspiring views of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountain range, Sea of Cortez and more.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells | Greater Palm Springs, CA
About: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells is located on 45 acres of lush landscape with towering palm trees and panoramic golf and mountain views. The property recently underwent a $21 million renovation, and offers a total of 530 luxurious guest rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites, and luxury villas. Its 43 two- and three-bedroom villas are perfect for families and come with a fireplace, furnished patios with grills and private hot tubs. The new Hollywood Terrace Suite is designed for the retro-enthusiast with 1,100 square feet of elevated yet groovy design plus the showstopping 800-square-foot private outdoor lounge.
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells is the most convenient place to stay for those looking to play at the renowned Indian Wells Golf Resort. It’s located directly adjacent to the property and within walking distance. The resort has two courses – the Celebrity Course and Players Course – totaling 36 holes of golf, with breathtaking mountain views and stunning water features. Guests staying at Hyatt Indian Wells can book a tee time for 10% off using code: HRESORT.
Grand Hotel | Mackinac Island, MI
About: Michigan’s legendary hotel, widely known as “America’s Summer Place” on this horse-drawn carriage run island, is now open for its 136th season. This National Historic Landmark is complete with 16 onsite restaurants, The Jewel golf course, horseback riding, tennis, biking, lush gardens, hiking trails, Astor’s Salon and Spa and more. The 388-room resort offers a unique design and ambience in each guest room – no two are alike. Individually decorated to showcases a specific theme, the rooms are brought to life with colorful décor, historical memorabilia, curated paintings, and distinctive furnishings.
Offerings range from individual rooms to two-bedroom suites to the four-bedroom Masco Cottages. Awarded Editor’s Choice “Best Grand & Boutique Golf Hotels” by Golf Digest and a top Northern U.S. Golf Resort by Condé Nast Traveler, The Jewel is one of the most unique historic courses in Northern Michigan and the United States. As the only course in the country with horse-drawn carriage rides between nines, it truly is a Grand golf experience – and in 2021 was selected as one of the Most Historic Golf Courses in the country by Historic Hotels of America. The Grand nine, located across from the hotel with views of the Straits of Mackinac, was built in 1901 and redesigned in 1987 by golf course architect Jerry Matthews. In 1994, he also designed the Woods nine, located in the interior of Mackinac Island with views of the Mackinac Bridge and the Upper Peninsula. Together they comprise The Jewel, the resort’s 18-hole golf course. Separated by a mile-and-a-half, a leisurely 15-minute, horse-drawn carriage ride between the nines includes parts of the Island unseen by many visitors.