Do you ever dream about breaking away from your local clubhouse and traveling on gorgeously stunning golf trips? Whether you're planning a budget trip to local places or going to an exotic country abroad, these premier destinations will surely add an exciting spin to your golf game.
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Golf Vacations in the USA: Top Destinations
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Premier golf destinations for every type of player
Golf Vacations in the USA: Top Accommodations
Where are the top golf courses in the U.S.? Whether you're a club pro or just a weekend warrior—HomeToGo has searched across the country to find the best and most affordable courses for you to visit with your favorite golf foursome.
Featuring forty of the country's top public golf courses from twenty different states, the ranking explores the affordability of green fees, golf carts, club rentals and nearby accommodations, so you can stay on the green and out of the debt bunker! Grab your clubs and get ready to drive into the best and most affordable golf courses in America.
Tee-rific Golf Facts ⛳️
Hitting the links
1-in-9 Americans played some form of golf in 2021, making it one of the leading participation sports, more so than basketball, baseball, tennis, soccer or skiing.*
Most golf courses per capita
Naples-Marco Island, Florida is a golfers paradise with balmy weather year-round, 69 golf clubs in the metro area, this region has the most golf courses per capita in the country.**
Oldest country club in the U.S.
Several clubs claim to be the oldest country club, however, according to the PGA, "The Country Club", founded in 1882 and located in Brookline, Massachusetts stands as the oldest country club in the United States.***
Top golf courses in America, ranked by price
Note: Accommodation prices are per person per night. More information on how each category was researched can be found in the methodology below.
(*) Discounts for twilight tee times available
A closer look at the top golf vacations in America
1. TPC Deere Run (Silvis, IL)
A premier golf destination boasting a challenging layout, scenic views, and a rich history of hosting the John Deere Classic, attracting golfers worldwide for its exceptional experience.
Nearby Accommodation, Per Person: $33.20/night
Green Fees: $129.00/person
Golf Cart: Included
Club Rentals: $50
Est. Total Per Day: $212.20
2. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club - Saguaro Course (Scottsdale, AZ)
A top-rated gem nestled in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona. Renowned for its awe-inspiring scenery, pristine condition, and challenging layout, offering an unforgettable golfing experience for enthusiasts seeking nature's harmony and a true test of their skills.
Nearby Accommodation, Per Person: $51.85/night
Green Fees: $95.00/person
Golf Cart: Included
Club Rentals: $69
Est. Total Per Day: $215.85
3. Rustic Canyon Golf Course (Moorpark, CA)
A hidden gem in Moorpark, California, celebrated for its minimalist design, natural beauty, and affordability. Set amidst rolling hills and striking vistas, it attracts golfers seeking a challenging and rewarding experience without breaking the bank.
Nearby Accommodation, Per Person: $57.78/night
Green Fees: $79.00/person
Golf Cart: $20.00
Club Rentals: $60.00
Est. Total Per Day: $216.78
HomeToGo researched highly renowned and prestigious public golf courses across the United States, including those that were featured in the 2022-23 PGA Tour season or host to other major golf events. Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there are many other exceptional golf courses across the United States. Each golf course was then assessed based on the total price of playing one round of 18-holes, the cost of renting a golf cart and clubs, and the median nightly price per person for a nearby accommodation on HomeToGo. More information on the specifics for each category can be found below.
These are based on the price per person for a group of 4 to play 18-holes of golf. If dynamic pricing was in effect, a tee time for August 23rd between 7:00 - 10:00 am was selected. These do not include added fees for golf carts or practice balls. Prices were collected directly from the golf course websites and may include discounts for booking online or in advance.
Golf Cart Rental
Similar to the green fees, these are based on the price per person to rent a cart for a group of 4. If dynamic pricing was in effect, a tee time for August 23rd between 7:00 - 10:00 am was selected. Prices were collected directly from the golf course websites and may include discounts for booking online or in advance.
Golf Club Rental
Based on the price of renting a set of standard golf clubs for 18-holes. If dynamic pricing was in effect, a tee time for August 23rd between 7:00 - 10:00 am was selected. Prices were collected directly from the golf course websites and may include discounts for booking online or in advance.
The accommodation price is the median price per person to stay in a vacation rental found on HomeToGo within the city or region as the golf course, for one night between the dates of August 1st, 2023 and August 31st, 2023.
Golf Fact Footnotes
* National Golf Foundation - Physical Activity Council/SFIA Data for 2021. Accessed July 21, 2023
** Curated - U.S. Golf Destinations with the Most Courses per Capita. Accessed July 21, 2023
*** Brendon Elliot, PGA - A Look at America's Oldest Golf Courses. Accessed July 21, 2023
Where should you book a golf vacation?
From Flagstaff to Florida, the United States is home to some of the most spectacular golf courses in the world. Groups can book a tee time and a vacation rental in any of these destinations and enjoy a spectacular vacation on the links.
1. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
One of the most popular choices among avid golfers. With roughly about 100 courses, the Grand Stand has multi-faceted facilities that suit every guest's taste and budget. Play at the most scenic golf courses in good weather, from Brunswick County to Pawleys Island. Enjoy other activities such as surfing and exploring the local nightlife at Molly Darcy's Irish Pub, where you can listen to good tunes by the beach.
2. San Diego, California
During the balmy spring and summer months. Drop by Torrey Pines North, a great value course that boasts spectacular views of the pacific ocean. Rams Hill is equally impressive. For off-course activities, bike and surf at La Jolla and Del Mar beaches. you can also explore the local scene of San Diego, known for having some of the best craft beers, upscale restaurants, and shopping.
3. Maui, Hawaii
Maui is every golfer's paradise. Blessed with mild tropical weather all year long, it has 17 courses that offer you some of the best views of the island. Spend the day at the Blue Course, set in the foothills of Mt. Haleakala. The place not only affords picturesque landscapes but also shields players from harsh winds. Relish other adventures such as kayaking, windsurfing, and parasailing on Maui's pristine beaches. Traverse into a full-day hike at the Upcountry Maui, as you pass through charming little towns and enjoy panoramic views of pasture lands.
Best Places to Stay for Golf Vacations in the USA
Information about U.S. Golf Vacations
|😎 Least busy month||October|
|🥳 Busiest month||August|
|🛏️ Popular home types||Apartment rental and House rental|
|🌡️ Hottest months||July and August|
|❄️ Coldest months||12 °F in January and February|
|🌧️ Rainiest months||14 rainy days in May and June|
Frequently Asked Questions
What kinds of vacation rentals can i book for U.S. Golf Vacations?
There is a lot of House rental and Apartment rental that are great for U.S. Golf Vacations.
U.S. Golf Vacations: How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in the USA?
The average cost for a rental in the USA is between $311 and $453 per night.
Can I find a vacation home for a large group for U.S. Golf Vacations?
House rental in the USA usually fits 9 people.
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