Since its origins centuries ago in Scotland, golf has become one of the world’s most popular sports. It’s also a favorite activity of Inspirato Members. From oceanfront courses with sweeping views of the water to legendary links played by the game’s greatest, Inspirato Members have access to the best golf courses in the world. Pack your clubs (or have them shipped) and head to some of our favorite destinations for a golf-centric getaway.
Newport Coast, California
Southern California’s sunny Newport Coast and surrounding Orange County are a golf lover’s dream. With dozens of courses and mild weather year-round, golfers have no shortage of ways to keep busy in this popular destination. Inspirato’s residences are located at The Resort at Pelican Hill, which has earned the designation of “#1 Golf Resort in the World” from Condé Nast Traveler. Guests here have 36 holes at their disposal, all designed by Tom Fazio.
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
It may be small, but Kiawah Island is home to five acclaimed championship golf courses designed by the top masters of the craft. Among the highlights are The Ocean Course, one of only four American courses to have hosted every major PGA event, and Osprey Point, beloved by visitors for its scenic landscapes. Turtle Point was renovated in 2016 based on suggestions form the course designer: Jack Nicklaus.
Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic
Located on the Dominican Republic’s southern coast, Casa de Campo resort is the site of Pete Dye’s Teeth of the Dog, regularly ranked as the top course in the entire Caribbean and often as one of the best in the world. Each of its 18 holes has a stunning view of the water, especially the seven located right on the ocean. Several of Inspirato’s large residences in Casa de Campo feature excellent views of the resort’s other golf courses, as well.
Teeth of the Dog is everything you would dream about in an ocean side course. It lives up to its reputation.Chad BrownInspirato Member
Maui features an endless number of activities and attractions, but it is particularly renowned for its plethora of golf options and ideal golfing conditions. On Maui’s southwestern coast, Wailea Golf Club offers three championship courses: Gold, Emerald, and Blue. About 40 miles north, the Kapalua region of Maui features the Plantation and Bay courses, both of which have hosted top tournaments and players. Inspirato offers accommodations near all of these award-winning courses.
Thanks to its perennially warm weather, links enthusiasts flock to Scottsdale to play its more than 50 courses throughout the year. Inspirato Members stay in residences at The Rocks Club, located minutes from Troon North Golf Club’s two 18-hole courses. Nestled next to iconic Pinnacle Peak, both courses take advantage of their beautiful desert setting and have earned accolades from Golf magazine and the Golf Channel.
Looking to golf somewhere else? Inspirato Members enjoy full privileges of membership with TOURGOLF, which connects its members to unique private golf experiences in the United States and in select international markets. With private courses in more than 500 cities and 46 states, TOURGOLF is the easiest way for members to enjoy the private golf experience whether they are on vacation or close to home. Learn more about vacationing with Inspirato at world-class golf capitals and more than 175 other destinations around the world. And subscribe to IN the Details to never miss new content about the club.