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  1. 1. ==== ====For great golf tips, check this out:Odin88888==== ====The United States has a number of golf vacations which would enchant all golf lovers. If you arefamiliar with golf then you know that golf courses fall under four categories: Private, Resort, Semi-private and Public. Here are the top 25 golf vacations:1. Myrtle BeachThis location is referred to as the Miniature Golf Course Capitol of the world. There are about sixtyaccommodations, eighty-five golf courses and four golf schools in Myrtle Beach. This is oneperfect place for a golf vacation for all the golf lovers. There are two alternatives foraccommodation: rent a condo or check in to a hotel. One hotel that I would recommend is theHoliday Inn as it has a lovely beach front view. It has five pools and you may also get freecontinental breakfast. Majority of the people in the country come to this location to relax and playgolf.2. Palm BeachPalm Beach is one of the locations that have first class golf courses like the TPC at Heron Bayand PGA National Courses. This is the location that is not only famous for golf courses but alsoshopping and lovely beaches. The West Palm Beach resort is the place to stay when you are inPalm Beach. The Breakers West Palm Beach golf course is well-known golf course in PalmBeach. Palm Beach is a home to an excellent art museum, Professional Golfers Associations andexcellent Japanese garden.3. TucsonTucson is the 32nd largest city that is located in Arizona. Tucson is the right place for you to spendyour golf vacation because it has bright sunshine and excellent golf. Playing golf in Tucson wouldbe different because it would be a play in a desert. Some good resorts are JW Marriott Starr PassResort & Spa, Omni Tucson National Golf Resort & Spa, the Westin La Paloma Resortand Spa, etc. Of course the most expensive of all would be the Cany Ranch Resort.4. Traverse CityThe Traverse City golf is located amidst the hill, water and woods. It is one great place to play golf.Traverse City is where many people head to when they are looking for a golf vacation as well as aplace to relax. Park Place Hotel is a good place to stay when you are in Traverse City. Someexcellent golf courses here are Antrim Dells Golf, High Pointe Golf Club, etc.5. Scottsdale
  2. 2. There is huge number of golf courses in Arizona. Scottsdale in Arizona is one perfect place for golfvacation. It has lovely blue sky, light and mild breeze that makes Scottsdale a perfect place to playgolf. Private as well as public courses are scattered around Scottsdale. Some hotels which youcan check out are the Hilton Scottsdale Arizona Hotel, Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, etc.6. San DiegoSan Diego is truly one golf vacation which you should not miss. It has fifty private, fifty semi-privatecourses and more than fifty public courses to its name. This place is perfect for playing golf but it isnot limited to golf courses only. There are other places to check out like the Seaworld, San DiegoZoo and Wild Animal Park. Theres even a beach close by and that is the Mission Beach. Thehotels you can stay at are Hilton Hotel, Park Manor Suites, etc. It is one great place to go to whenvacationing with your grandchildren.7. Saint GeorgeThe location near Las Vegas has 11 golf courses which are near to one another. Saint George hasbright sunlight, blue sky and colorful settings which makes this town a perfect place for golfing. Itonly has one private golf course but a number of golf courses in this town have been grantedesteemed awards. Crystal Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriot is few hotels which youcan stay at while in this town.8. Renditions in DavidsonvilleThe Renditions in Davidsonville is a very well-known Golf course because of the eighteen holesthere which are the exact copy of a golf course where quite a few important championships havebeen held. It started in the end of the year 2001 as a public golf course. Davidsonville may onlyhave one golf course but visiting this place is worth it. Comfort Inn, Hampton Inn, Springhill Suitesare few hotels which you can check in to when in Davidsonville.9. Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and AberdeenThese are the small towns that have more than forty well-known and classy golf courses. Theyhave a perfect setting for playing golf as the sky is blue and the surrounding is colorful with a lot ofgreenery. This location has been renowned as a first class golf course location. The courses hereare public as well as private. Some courses are part of the resorts. Whispering woods, Andersoncreek, and Legacy are few well-known courses. You can stay at the Residence Inn by Marriotwhen you are in the area.10. Pebble BeachPebble Beach in California is a place where tournament action first took place in the late 1920s. Ahuge number of tournaments have taken place in the golf course of Pebble Beach. The US Openhas taken place in this location four times. The 18th Hole of Pebble Beach is very popular amongthe Golfers. Places where you can stay are The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Inn at Spanish Bay,etc.
  3. 3. 11. Palm SpringsYou will find more than a hundred golf courses at Coachella Valley in Palm Springs. This locationhas spectacular desert landscape, low humidity and plenty of sunshine. Few well-known golfcourses in Palm Springs consist of Westin Mission Hills, Tahquitz Creek, Shadow Mountain,Marriot Desert Springs, LaQuinta Resort, Landmark, Golf center at Palm Desert CathedralCanyon, etc. LHorizon, Villa Royale Inn, Hyatt Regency Suites are some of the hotels where youcan put up your family and yourself in when you are at Palm Springs.12. OrlandoOrlando in Florida is considered as the Golf Capital of the World. There are excellent golf courseson the suburbs of Orlando Metro region. It has approximate a hundred and fifty golf courses. Thislocation has more to it than just golf courses. There are Seaworld, Disney World, UniversalStudios, EPCOT and MGM Studios in Orlando. Some popular examples are North Shore, Mission,ChampionsGate, etc. The hotels where you can stay at are Marriot Orlando, Westin grandBohemian, etc. So this is one perfect place to go to with your family.13. MauiMaui, an island in Hawaii is home to United States finest golf courses. Usually the climate there isvery good but sometimes the wind blows a little hard. If you are tired from playing golf then youcan relax or take a swim in the beaches in Maui. After all, Hawaii is well known for its beaches.Maui Seaside Hotel, Sunseeker Resort, etc, are places to stay at when in Maui.14. Las VegasWe all know Las Vegas to be a city of entertainment and gambling but not everyone knows that itis also a great place to be to play golf. There are number of courses in the city as well as on itssuburbs. Most of the courses are resort or public. So a golf vacation in Las Vegas can get you allthe fun that one can get as you can have lots of entertainment when in this city. Few hotels thatyou can book yourself in are Marriott Suites, Venetian Hotel Resort, The Mirage, etc.15. Kiawah IslandIt has been said that Kiawah Island holds some of the best golf courses in the United States. Youcan try out tennis, beaches, bike trails, etc when you are tired of playing golf. When in KiawahIsland, check out the designs of five contemporary golf course designers. Holiday Inn, TheSanctuary, Kiawah Island Golf and Tennis Resort are few places where you can think of stayingwhen in Kiawah Island.16. Hilton HeadHilton Head is an Island where many families go to for their vacations. It has forty golf courses andas such, you can spend your golf vacation hoping from one golf course to another. Choose fromvarious kinds of resorts ranging from private to public, to semi-private to resort-type courses. TheBeaches in Hilton Head are also very clean and safe so when you are done with golfing you canalways go to the beaches. Hilton Oceanfront resort is one great place to stay at.
  4. 4. 17. DestinThe Jewel of the Emerald Coast is the name that is given to Destin because it has water that isemerald blue in colors and lovely white sandy beaches. It was once a tiny fishing village but now ithas become a well-known destination for golf, tennis and beaches. There are four excellent golfcourses in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and they are The Raven, The Links, Burnt Pineand Baytowne. You can consider staying at Days Inn or Emerald towers.18. Dallas- Fort WorthHere you will find golf courses that are private, semi-private and public. It is a place where you canexpect finest golf courses. Apart from golf courses there are public parks and lakes, museums anddifferent other types of entertainment. You can stay at the Crowne Plaza Suites Arlington.19. Columbus in OhioThere are more that 80 public golf courses and 35 private courses in Columbus. According to theGolf Digest in the year 1993, EagleSticks Championship 18 holes course was the top public golfcourse in Ohio. When in Columbus you can stay at Hyatt Regency, Crowne Plaza Hotel orHampton Inn and Suites.20. Colorado SpringsApart from the Seven Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Garden of Gods, Colorado Springs isalso famous for its golf courses. It does not have many golf courses but still, its the quality thatcounts and not the quantity. The scenery in Colorado Springs is excellent and the beauty is thereis natural and not artificial. You can stay at The Broadmoor Hotel or Sheraton Colorado SpringsHotel.21. Coeur dAleneIt is a town which is considered as the promising location for golf courses. Accommodation at anyof the four well-known and excellent resorts would be worth it: Coeur dAlene Resort, Stoneridge inBlanchard, Hidden Lakes in Sandpoint and Highlands in neighboring Post Falls. The magnificentCoeur dAlene Resort Golf Course has been built near the lake, creek and hills. There are lovelylowers, fairways and greenery here. It is one great place to relax too.22. Chicago SuburbsOn the suburbs of Chicago there are more than a hundred and ten golf courses. There are also ahuge number of championship courses that have 36 or more holes. After playing golf there areother forms of entertainment as the city of Chicago has a huge number of entertainments. TheHoliday Inn Express Hotel and Suites or Hilton Garden Inn are places to stay in if you happen tobe on a golf vacation in Chicago.23. Austin
  5. 5. Apart from being the Live Music Capital of the world, Austin is also one great place to go for a golfvacation. You will find four excellent award winning courses in Austin at the Bartin Creek GolfResort. These courses are the traditional Crenshar Cliffside, the lovely Palmer lakeside, the latestFazio Canyons and the high-ranking Fazio Foothills. As for the accommodation, you can stay atOmni Hotel, the Driskill Hotel or the Intercontinental Stephen F Austin Hotel.24. AugustaThis is one town that will give golfers the feel of pro golf legends and pro golf. Here there arepublic as well as private golf courses. You can stay at the Marriot Augusta Hotel, Ramada inn andConvention Center or Country Inn and Suites.25. AtlantaYou will find a huge number of excellent golf courses in Atlanta. Apart from golf there are waterparks, theme parks and various historical places.Swati Banerjee is the owner of Writing Ink, a web content management firm based out of India,that services clients from across the globe. Please take a minute to visit http://www.writing-ink.comto experience how the bright young minds here make magic with words!Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Swati_Banerjee