Globe Pequot Press
240 pages, 7.5 x 9, color photos
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A bestseller in golf pro shops and bookstores around the country, The
100 Best Golf Resorts of the World is a gorgeous "wish list" for every
one of your friends and family who love the game. From world-famous golf
meccas in Palm Springs and Scotland to tropical resorts in Hawaii and
the Caribbean, and new discoveries in France and Ireland, let your mind
wander over the beautiful photography and seductive descriptions of the
world's top vacation resorts for the golf-addicted traveler.
Non-golfers will enjoy the insiders' tips for other sports, spas,
shopping, restaurants and historic attractions. For every golfer who loves to travel, the ultimate guide to America's legendary golf resorts and to fairways worldwide, from the windswept moors at Gleneagles in the Scottish Highlands to cactus-bordered greens above the surf in Baja, California.
A sampling of resorts: in Florida: Amelia Island Plantation, Grand Cypress Resort, World Golf Village, and Doral, home of the "Blue Monster". In California, the spectacular desert golf complex at La Quinta; the Four Seasons Aviara, and Pebble Beach in Monterey.
In the Southwest, the grand old Broadmoor in Colorado and seven famous resorts in Arizona, including The Boulders and the fabulous Phoenician. In Scotland, the Old Course -- every golfer's dream -- plus Turnberry and Carnoustie. In Ireland, Adare Manor and the K Club, both new resorts with luxurious hostelries in centuries-old mansions.
Written by an avid golfer and seasoned writer, this full-color guide also describes other courses in the vicinity of the featured resorts, and nearby historic sights and outdoor recreation opportunities. PGA Tour pros offer advice, and the author gives tips for golfing in Europe and for traveling with golf equipment.
Each profile includes complete contact information and details on golf packages. Lavish color photographs of each resort make this a perfect gift for a golfer.