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5 Luxury Golf Courses for the Trip of a Lifetime 2024

5 Luxury Golf Courses for the Trip of a Lifetime 2024

Golf is one of the world’s most loved, relaxing sports that can take you to the world’s most beautiful corners. We explore the old courses in Scotland, the tropical courses in the Dominican Republic, and the stunning courses in South Africa. You’ll also experience five-star accommodation, service, and amenities. Let’s start with the home of golf, Scotland.

1. The Birthplace of Golf

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Scotland is the home of golf and has some of the most historic golf courses in the world. One of them is Trump Turnberry, a luxury golf resort with two championship courses. The Ailsa Course is one of the toughest courses on the open circuit, but it comes with views of the Isle of Arran, the famous lighthouse, and the ruins of Turnberry Castle. 

The hotel at Trump Turnberry is an old Edwardian building that overlooks the courses and the coast. You’ll have the option of luxurious suites, a spa, a fitness center, and several dining places. 

2. A Golfer’s Paradise

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Casa de Campo is a tropical paradise with three fantastic golf courses: Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore, and The Links. Teeth of the Dog is the most famous and the highest-ranked course in the Caribbean. It has seven holes along the ocean with quite a high difficulty level. Dye Fore is a 27-hole course with views of the Chavon River, the marina, and the mountains. 

Casa de Campo also has a range of luxury accommodations, from hotel rooms and suites to private villas and apartments. You can enjoy the beach, the pool, the spa, the tennis center, the equestrian center, and many other activities and amenities. 

3. Luxury Views and Award-Winning Courses

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Fancourt in South Africa is a stunning golf resort in the heart of the Garden Route, surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountains. It has three award-winning golf courses: The Links, Montagu, and Outeniqua. The Links is the most challenging course, ranked as the best in South Africa. Montagu and Outeniqua are parkland courses that, like every South African course, have stunning views. 

Fancourt also has a luxury hotel with huge rooms and suites, a spa, a fitness center, and several restaurants and bars.

4. The American Dream

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Pebble Beach is a legendary golf destination that has hosted six U.S. Opens. It has four world-class golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay, and Del Monte Golf Course. Pebble Beach Golf Links is the most famous and the most scenic course, with nine holes along the Pacific Ocean. It is widely regarded as one of the best courses in the world and a bucket-list course for every golfer.

Pebble Beach also has three luxury hotels. You can enjoy the spa, the fitness center, the beach, and a huge, 17-mile Drive. 

5. The Future of Golf?

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Emirates Golf Club is the first and most famous golf club in Dubai, home to two championship courses: The Majlis and The Faldo. The Majlis has indigenous surroundings for a traditional golfing experience. The Faldo is the only 18-hole course in the region to offer night golf so you can play under the stars. It is a challenging and enjoyable course, with tricky bunkering and desert rough. 

Emirates Golf Club also has a luxury clubhouse with a spa, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a tennis academy. 

The Bottom Line

Whether you want to play on the same courses as the pros or enjoy a relaxing and indulgent golf vacation, you will find a luxury golf course that meets your needs. Book your next golf break today and discover the best luxury golf courses in the world.

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