Golf is fun! It offers several possibilities and stops players from getting bored. You can enjoy playing all kinds of different golf game types with friends, family, strangers, or alone.
Planning a holiday revolved around golf is a delight – and maybe a challenge – for the weekend golf players or for anybody who is searching for a transition in landscape or a new destination to explore by private jet.
With many golfing destinations in the world to choose from, we have gathered together a few suggestions that offer lavish facilities, quality courses, and a range of destinations. You might see one that motivates you to plan a family trip or bring in a few friends for your next golf excursion.
Here are 5 top golfing destinations to visit by private jet!
Wisconsin is one of the top golf destinations to visit by private jet in the United States. Erin Hills is a 35-mile drive from Milwaukee. It is a host of the 2017 U.S. open, and Golf Digest ranked it in the top 10 public courses.
Furthermore, it is one of the first courses in the United States built with steam shovels. The course has mounts that you would not believe until you are out there in the middle trying to hit a bunker shot 20 feet straight over an edge onto a green. Even further, head over to the sand valley where everything is built beautifully by nature.
Mammoth dune is built onto giant dunes, stretching 100 feet tall with exposed sand everywhere. It’ll blow your mind, looking around at this kind of sand! Imagine walking these giant fairways that are 120 yards wide. You have got enormous greens, but you are bouncing balls in sideways off the sides of these greens, trying to get close to flags.
Wisconsin is full of excellent golf courses, and it gives you an option to play at the best public access courses you can imagine.
Ireland (The European Club)
When it comes to golf, Ireland is one of the best countries in the world. This magnificent country has over 25% of all the natural links courses on the globe. Ireland is an entirely extraordinary experience, and you can no doubt consider it as a premier golf destination.
The European Club, which was founded in 1987, is seated in the “Garden of Ireland” between the coastal towns of Arklow and Wicklow and only about 30 miles south of Dublin. Designed by Pat Ruddy, this 20-hole course is among the best Golf links courses. Pat created 20 holes as he does not like long walks between holes; therefore, he filled them up with par 3’s.
The course can be stretched to over 7,000 yards from the championship tees, and exposure to the often brutal elements makes it a challenging course to play. One of the highlights has to be the 12th green, which measures 125 yards long.
Champions from all over the world have graced The European Club, including Padraig Harrington, Rory McIlroy, and Tiger Woods, among many others.
County Louth Golf Club (Baltray)
County Louth Golf Club, which is also known as Baltray, was named after the local fishing village near the course. The course is in the Boyne Valley region along the East seacoast of Ireland and opened to the public in 1892.
In 2004 and 2009, this course hosted the European Tour’s Irish Open. It is known for its lavish greens, which are their hallmark, and has captivating panoramic views of the Mourne and Cooley mountains to the north from holes 11 to 16.
Professional golfer and former Ryder Cup, Captain Paul McGinley, reported that this is one of his favorite links courses in all of Ireland, stating, “All the holes run in different directions, so you have a different test paper on each hole,” McGinley said.
This course has remained relatively anonymous, but Golf Digest described the course as a “snapshot of the way golf should be,” And it is one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets.
Torrey Pines (South Course)
In 1957, the city of San Diego opened one of the country’s great new public courses, Torrey Pines.
Sitting atop rocky headlands overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the tumbling canyons of Torrey Pines state reserve, this scenic slice of the California coast suggests something rare and exquisite. But Torrey pines is pure municipal golf with a stark utilitarian clubhouse that stands in surprising juxtaposition to the grandeur of the setting.
The Torrey Pines South Course is more challenging than the North Course and hosted the 2008 and 2021 U.S. Open Championships. It is home to the Farmer’s Insurance Open PGA Golf Tournament and was originally designed by William Bell, Sr., in 1957.
The design itself is unique. And despite being a links course, it features typical bunkers, pristine fairways, the occasional grouping of pines, and perfectly manicured greens.
In 2001 and 2019, the course was renovated and redesigned by Rees Jones. Now, Torrey Pines South is longer and plays more difficult with 18 glorious golf holes and magnificent views.
Ocean Course at Kiawah Island
Ocean Course is located on the easternmost end of Kiawah Island. The blend of tidal marshes, live oaks, scrub-topped dunes, and the soothing sound of the Atlantic on every hole make this course one of the most fantastic playing experiences.
Designed by Pete Dye and established in 1991, this course sits on 7,356 yards and a par 72. The wispy rough gives this course the feel of some of the great U.K. links courses. Moreover, it has a history of hosting significant events. None more memorable than the drama-filled 1991 “War by the Shore” Ryder Cup. Any golfing fanatic should have this course on their bucket list!
Golf lovers from all over the world flock here every year, and Golf Digest has even named Ocean course #1 in South Carolina. Additionally, Golf magazine also ranks it third in the list of ‘Top 100 Courses You Can Play.’