GolfNow Memorial Day Travel Deals
If you are part of the population that lives in the Northeast, the Mid Atlantic and the upper Midwestern part of the United States, you have had just about enough of the joke Mother Nature has played on us so far this year.
Cold temperatures, ice, heavy wind and rains and of course the blankets of snow are no longer welcome. How in the world are you supposed to get 18 holes in and enjoy a relaxing day on the links?
Well, thankfully, most of us have put this winter behind us for good, and we are headed toward a warm and wonderful Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Whether planning a trip or thinking about a relaxing staycation, the three-day weekend coming up is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a mini (golf) vacation before summer arrives. Here are a few resorts with great golf courses and great vacation destinations with affordable prices to consider.
Bay Point Resort Golf Club – The Meadows Course (Panama City, Fla.)
Located in beautiful Panama City, Fla., The Meadows Course at Bay Point is pure country club, the kind of golf course members enjoy playing day after day and visitors return to year after year. Its occasionally tight fairways, numerous bunkers and lakes provide an ever-changing set of challenges. Boasting 6,913 yards, it has the length to test the best golfer’s distance.
Stay at Bay Point and enjoy 18 holes for just the cost of the cart fee plus enjoy free breakfast for two. See more
The Crossings Golf Club (Glen Allen, Va.)
Once the northern border of the Chickahominy Swamp during the Civil War, The Crossings was a hiding place for outlaws and a staging area for troop movements in the pivotal Richmond area. Now, it’s known as one of the commonwealth’s Top 10 public golf courses.
The Crossings Golf Club is one of the most playable and scenic championship tests of golf in southern Virginia. Find tee times starting at just $55 per player on weekends.
London Bridge – Olde London Course (Lake Havasu, Ariz.)
Lake Havasu is not just a place for spring break college students. Olde London has a traditional layout with numerous water hazards and sand bunkers throughout the entire course. It stretches out to 6,466 yards and has bermuda grass on fairways and greens which are over seeded with rye grass during the winter months.
London Bridge offers great deals like Earlybird Special – Nine Holes & Breakfast which includes 9 holes of golf with a cart and a special breakfast menu after your round.
Valley at Eastport Golf Club (Myrtle Beach, S. C.)
Originally opened in 1988, this 6,200 yard Dennis Griffiths-designed gem will challenge you with its personality. Not a typical beach layout, but a finesse course, the lush tree-lined fairways and cleverly contoured mini-verde bermuda greens will test any level of golfer. Each hole presents a new look and demands skillful shot-making around the meticulously manicured greens.
Jekyll Island Golf Club (Jekyll Island, Ga.)
Jekyll Island, has been a golf destination since 1898, when Jekyll Island Club members added the first course on the island near the present-day airport. Today, there are 63 holes of golf on three 18-hole courses and one 9-hole course.
Enjoy a relaxing beach side golf weekend with weekend greens fees as low as $25 per player. See more