Winter is Coming..... Time for a Golf Trip!

Part 1: Luxury Escapes

As we move into December, the cold of winter has begun to sweep across many parts of the country. Here at Above Par Trips, we have you covered! From your perfect couples golf trip, to a buddies trip, to a trips for those on a budget – we have plenty of ideas. Above Par Trips will be releasing a series of blogs focusing on options for all types.

In part 1 of our series, we focus on luxury destinations – which can work for couples, families or just a group of buddies trying to get away from it all! Your golf trip awaits. For questions or interest in booking your next golf getaway feel free to reach out at 1 844 255 8477 or

Luxury Golf Trips

Trump National Doral

(Miami, FL): With temperatures averaging well above 70 degrees, come tee it up at Trump National on any of their four championship golf courses, including the legendary Blue Monster, or embark on a rejuvenating journey at their luxurious 48,000 sq. ft. spa. The prestigious 800-acre resort features villa-style accommodations, exclusive Spa suites, brand new Har-Tru tennis courts, the Royal Palm Pool with 18 private cabanas and a 125 ft. slide, and several luxury event venue options, like the 24,079 sq. ft. Donald J. Trump Grand Ballroom. Your Miami golf trip awaits. 6 miles to Miami Airport

Pebble Beach

(San Francisco, CA – reopens Jan 11): Get goosebumps while standing on the first tee at Pebble Beach Golf Links™ — the No. 1 public course in the country. Let the bagpiper serenade you during a Spanish Bay sunset. Draw inspiration from the proud Lone Cypress. Discover your own favorite spot along 17-Mile Drive, or our 25 miles of trails, or the serene Stillwater Cove. Join us at Pebble Beach® Resorts and make your own unforgettable memories. A golf trip of a lifetime! 79 miles to San Jose airport

Kiawah Island Golf Resort

(Kiawah Island, South Carolina): Kiawah Island Golf Resort is your destination for luxury golf trips near Charleston, South Carolina. Indulge in 5-Star accommodations, world-class resort amenities, award-winning recreational activities, and some of the most respected golf courses in the nation. You’ll enjoy all of this and more in distinctively tranquil natural surroundings—for a travel experience you’ll wish would never end. Get there on your next golf trip before the PGA Championship comes to the world famous Ocean Course in May! 33 miles to Charleston Airport

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club, and Spa

(Carlsbad, CA): Named by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as one of the best resort golf courses in America, Aviara Golf Club overlooks the Batiquitos Lagoon nature preserve in beautiful Carlsbad, California. The only coastal California course designed by Arnold Palmer, Aviara Golf Club features a memorable layout: par 72 over 18 holes and 7,007 yards uniquely sculpted around rolling hillsides, native wildflowers, and plenty of bunker and water challenges. Aviara Golf Club resides in Carlsbad, California - the "Golf Manufacturing Capital of the World." Over 35 golf companies call Carlsbad home, including Callaway, TaylorMade, Titleist, Cobra, and Fujikura shafts. A Southern California golf trip combined with the elegance of Park Hyatt. Enjoy the beauty of Southern California combined with a fantastic golf trip experience. 33 miles to San Diego Airport

Sea Island Resort

(Sea Island, Georgia): At Sea Island, Davis Love III learned how to play golf from his father, practiced with his brother, and introduced the game to his son. His story could easily be the story of any Sea Island guest. Because where else can you get championship golf courses, top instructors, new teeing areas and practice greens and a brand new, 17,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center? All added to everything else there is to discover at Sea Island. From juniors just starting out to PGA champions—and everyone in between—there’s no better place for a golfer to learn and grow. Technologies and facilities that reach into the future, in a setting that honors traditions of the past. Come on your next golf trip or combine it with family time – you’ll be covered. 70 miles to Jacksonville airport

The Resort at Pelican Hill

(Newport, CA): The Resort at Pelican Hill is perched upon 504 acres of the most exquisite land, situated above the coastline between Newport and Laguna Beach in Southern California. This dramatic meeting of land and sea serves as a backdrop for endless panoramic ocean views. The Golf Resort offers 204 bungalows, along with 128 two, three and four bedroom villas with a private clubhouse and pool, five restaurants and two cafes, 136 ft. (41m) circular Coliseum Pool with cabanas, a children’s pool and clubhouse, a spa with 22 treatment rooms, salon and fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, fitness classes, and elite fitness instructors, meeting/event/wedding venues, and two world class golf courses designed by Tom Fazio. A golf trip in paradise for all types. 48 miles to Los Angeles airport

Boulders Resort and Spa

(Scottsdale, AZ): The Boulders Club, a private country club for resort guests and club members, features a 6,811-yard, par 72 championship golf course and a 6,726-yard, par 71 championship golf course, both designed by Jay Morrish. The Boulders is world renowned as one of the finest golf resorts in the United States. The courses are considered the most demanding in the Southwest, and are known for their rugged beauty. The course offers 36 challenging holes, golf pro shop, the Boulders Golf Academy, a Clubhouse, The Grill Restaurant & Bar, and a residential home development. 32 miles to Pheonix airport

Silverado Resort and Spa

(Napa Valley, CA): Silverado's two championship golf courses, the North Course and the South Course, stand as the hallmark of the Napa Valley Golf experience. Redesigned by PGA Hall of Famer Johhny Miller, both courses feature dozens of water crossings, elevation changes and routing through historic oak trees. The North Course was home to the PGA Tournament in 2014 and 2015 and is host venue for the Safeway Open through 2020. The challenge, visual sensation, and special ambiance of Silverado set the standards by which all others are measured. A golf trip and wine experience like none other. The beautiful golf courses and exceptional level of customer service bring the renowned Troon Golf Experience to this world-renowned destination. 61 miles to San Francisco Airport

Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa

(Rancho Mirage, CA): Get away from it all at their Palm Springs hotel, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort. Set on 360 acres, this Palm Springs resort showcases Mediterranean architecture, picturesque mountain views and a secluded natural desert landscape. Listed as one of Golf Digest's® Top 75 Golf Resorts in North America, their hotel features a stunning championship Pete Dye golf course. Discover a wealth of resort amenities, from family programs and kid's activities to our three pools with a 60-foot slide, the Spa at Mission Hills and their WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio. The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is truly a golfer’s dream. A perfect spot for your next golf trip. 6 miles to Palm Springs airport

Stay Tuned for Future Posts in our Winter Golf Trip Series